One Lap of the Web: DeLorean engine swaps, 2013 Women's World Car of the Year and the best French carsThu, 25 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0700
We spend a lot of time on the Internet -- pretty much whenever we're not driving, writing about or working on cars. Since there's more out there than we'd ever be able to cover, here's our daily digest of car stuff on the Web you may not otherwise have heard about.
-- We've driven the new BMW 4-series and found it worthy of being the 3-series coupe's successor. Get another perspective from Chris Harris as he decides whether or not BMW's latest creation is any good.
-- Hooniverse asks what would be the coolest DeLorean DMC engine swap? Join the debate here and list your pick.
-- The Ford Fiesta with the 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine was chosen as the 2013 Women's World Car of the Year. A panel of 18 female automotive journalists picked the Fiesta, which beat out the Mazda CX-5, Land Rover Range Rover and the Porsche Boxster S for the top spot. Check out the full details and release here.
-- Join Jalopnik as they ask what are the best French cars ever made? There are way too many to choose from but we love the original Renault Alpine and the Peugeot 205 T16.
By Max Gilles