Frankie’s Garage: A ride in the Pulsar NISMO Concept

nissanpulsarnismoconceptThis might look like a rice rocket Honda FIT, but it’s actually a Nissan Pulsar NISMO concept car.  For city-dwellers looking for tiny parking spaces and pinching to save gas money, these mini-compacts offer a lot.  Car enthusiasts who like hot compacts also want performance and this will do the trick.

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Frankie’s Garage: Front Wheel Drive is back!

honda civic type rBack in the mid-90s, here in California, Honda’s were all the crazed.  The past couple of generations of Honda Civic’s were bland and Acura discontinued the Integra line-up, so Honda didn’t really have that cheap affordable sports compact ride anymore.  Now it’s back with this “rice rocket” front-wheel drive car, the 2015 Honda Civic Type R Concept.  A 4-cyclinder packing 280 horses looking back to Honda’s rich racing heritage.  Too bad this model is only UK Europe-spec.

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