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  1. GM Misses Out on Pocket Rockets - Again

    by , 10-05-2012 at 11:57 AM
    The mainstream small cars at GM are good, now it's time for a niche.
    October 5, 2012
    By: Nick Saporito

    Throughout the late 1990's and early 2000's performance compacts were all of the rage. The term "Ricer" was born during this era of ridiculously loud exhausts, lots of tuning and garish appearances. At the time, Detroit was so fixed on building trucks and SUVs, all three Detroit based automakers failed to capitalize on the trend in a timely fashion. While the trend of tuned compacts may have subsided some in recent years, there is ...

    Updated 10-05-2012 at 02:22 PM by nsap