Rides of 2023


Daniel Ventura (11th), Editor

As everyone has dived into 2023, the world is changed with new models of classic cars. Cars that were made by Honda, Dodge, Chevrolet, Kia, and other companies are having their designs for this year created with more special features. Here are a few examples of what cars this current year has to offer.


2023 BMW M2 Coupe

If you’re a driver who enjoys sports cars, get a load of the latest version of the BMW M2 Coupe! This speeding machine is equipped with a 3.0-liter BMW M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder, making it run up to 453 horse power.

The BMW M2 has a 8-speed automatic transmission, is a rear-wheel driving vehicle and runs on gasoline.


The 2023 BMW M2 Coupe is known for its speed that’s ensured to be controlled, no matter what speed level it’s at. Every time you need to stop, the Coupes brakes will come to a quick stop. 


2023 Dodge Hornet R/T

The Dodge Hornet is an all-wheel drive, SUV hybrid, meaning that it runs on both gasoline and electricity. This SUV is equipped with a Turbocharged 4-cylinder that will guarantee your car’s horsepower reaching up to 288 miles per hour. As for its transmission, the Dodge Hornet has a 9-speed automatic. 


The new Dodge Hornet R/T is a hybrid version of the new Dodge Hornet G/T, but with greater HP. 


2023 Honda Civic Type R:

Made by the company of Honda, this gas-running sedan carries an 2.0L Turbocharged VTEC® Engine. Its maximum horsepower runs up to a total of 315 miles per hour. Along with that, the Honda Civic’s auto transmission is a 6-speed transmission. To top it all off, the car is front-wheel drive. 


Fun Fact:

The Honda Civic Type R of 2023 carries a record of besting the version in 2021. 


2023 Nissan Z:

The 2023 Nissan Z is the latest version of a coupe in Nissan. Upgraded with a twin-turbo v6 engine, this car can accelerate up to a horsepower of 400 miles per hour. This coupe is equipped with a 6-manual transmission and a launch control that will guarantee the control of a car. The Nissan Z is formed as a rear-wheel drive car.


Fun Fact:

The 2023 version of the Nissan Z has a 6-manual transmission, but there are other versions that come with 9-automatic transmission.


What car do people find interesting in 2023?

To answer this question, I interviewed 11th grade student of Pitman High School, Devin, who said he loved the Porsche 911 GT3 due to its flat six engine revving over 8000 rpms, design, and performance on or off the track.