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This Is Why the Return of Mazda’s Rotary Engine Is so Exciting


October 12, 2019 Briefings By

Our motoring desk covered all the compact cars news this week, and it was a lot. From a cheaper alternative to the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio to an interview with a GM designer who justifies the 2020 Chevy Corvette’s odd interior, here are all the compact car stories you need to know from the week.


A GM Designer Explains Why the 2020 Chevy Corvette’s Interior Looks So Odd
A GM Designer Explains Why the 2020 Chevy Corvette’s Interior Looks So Odd

Why does the sexy new Corvette have such a weird layout inside? We went to find out.

2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S Review: Don’t Fear the Future
2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S Review: Don’t Fear the Future

Porsche's new electric car proves that driving fun won't go extinct with the internal combustion engine.

Volkswagen’s Sexy New Golf Could Get Americans to Buy Hatchbacks Again
Volkswagen’s Sexy New Golf Could Get Americans to Buy Hatchbacks Again

Volkswagen's new Golf looks spectacular, but will Americans have the chance to buy it?

Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Too Pricey? Buy a Kia Stinger GT
Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Too Pricey? Buy a Kia Stinger GT

If you crave the style and fun of Alfa Romeo's Giulia Quadrifoglio but can't stomach the high price and notorious unreliability, go for Kia's Stinger GT.

Mazda Is Bringing Back Its Iconic Rotary Engine
Mazda Is Bringing Back Its Iconic Rotary Engine

An EV application could be a precursor to Mazda bringing a new RX-9

Subaru Moves One Step Closer to Dropping the Stick Shift
Subaru Moves One Step Closer to Dropping the Stick Shift

Subaru buyers looking to row their own gears now have one fewer option.

Save 40% on This Exquisite Porsche 356 Speedster Model
Save 40% on This Exquisite Porsche 356 Speedster Model

Act fast and get this exquisite Porsche 356 Speedster diecast model before it sells out.

Porsche Is Working On an Actual Flying Sports Car
Porsche Is Working On an Actual Flying Sports Car

Society has dreamed of flying cars for nearly a century. Porsche and Boeing might be about to make those dreams come true.

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