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  • 2021 Ford GT announced with new graphics pack

    2021 Ford GT announced with new graphics pack

    The Ford GT received a power boost and an unpainted carbon fiber finish for 2020, among other updates, but things look to be a lot milder for the 2021 model year. Ford announced the 2021 GT on Saturday via a Twitter post that showed off a new graphics package with customizable colors that will be […] More

  • Zanardi undergoes five-hour reconstruction surgery

    Zanardi undergoes five-hour reconstruction surgery

    Ex-Formula 1 and CART racer Zanardi was hospitalised after being hit by a vehicle during a handbike race in Siena on 19 June. Zanardi underwent emergency neurological surgery upon being admitted to Siena University Hospital before being admitted to the intensive care unit, where he was placed in a coma. Further neurological surgery took place […] More

  • The 2021 Mazda 3 Turbo Will Get At Least 227 Horsepower And 310 LB-FT Of Torque

    The 2021 Mazda 3 Turbo Will Get At Least 227 Horsepower And 310 LB-FT Of Torque

    Photo: Kristen Lee / Jalopnik Mazda of Mexico dropped the best kind of teaser for the reportedly upcoming turbocharged Mazda 3, with a long teaser that revealed the turbo model will likely come with at least 227 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque. Last week, the Mazda Mexico YouTube channel uploaded an 8-minute long introduction […] More

  • President Donald Trump calls out Bubba Wallace

    President Donald Trump calls out Bubba Wallace

    Wallace has taken a stand in recent weeks as the Cup Series’ only African-American driver, calling for the Confederate flag ban and running a Black Lives Matter paint scheme at Martinsville Speedway. At Talladega Superspeedway, NASCAR took immediate action after a crew member reported finding a noose in Bubba Wallace’s garage stall Sunday. This had […] More

  • America’s Ford Ranger Raptor Will Get A Turbocharged Petrol V6

    America's Ford Ranger Raptor Will Get A Turbocharged Petrol V6

    No weedy diesel inline-four in the US-spec Ranger Raptor – it’ll be getting a meatier 2.7-litre V6, while Australia-destined vehicles with an optional V6 diesel There were two main problems we found with the Ford Ranger Raptor when we drove it for the first time last year. One, we don’t know where you’d take it […] More

  • You Can Buy This Spectacular McLaren F1 GTR Longtail!

    McLaren F1 GTR Longtail

    Tom Hartley Jnr has managed to secure the sale of the only road-legal McLaren F1 GTR Longtail. It is one of ten cars and was used as the prototype/development car by McLaren. Tom Hartley Jnr hasn’t revealed the asking price for this F1 GTR Longtail. The price demanded by the McLaren F1 has gone through […] More

  • Bentley Gives its Continental GT Family a Makeover

    Bentley Gives its Continental GT Family a Makeover

    This summer, Bentley is giving its Continental GT family a brand new look with the help of “a greater choice of exterior paint colors [named Viridian, Patina, and Snow Quartz], a new style steering wheel and the ability to specify a panoramic glass roof on the V8-engined GT coupe in addition to the W12.” Customers […] More

  • American Motors M422A1 Mighty Mite Lightweight Jeep for Auction

    What is this, a Jeep for ants? No, it is not a three-quarter-scale Willys MB Jeep for parade or Shiner duty. This is an American Motors M422 Mighty Mite, a lightweight, air-transportable utility vehicle developed for the U.S. Marines. Like the firework that shares its name, the rig is little but packs a punch—and reading […] More

  • When will there be a right time to bring Kyle Larson back? – Inside Circle Track

    Kyle Larson During the racing shutdown brought on by the coronavirus pandemic Kyle Larson made the foolish mistake of using a highly inappropriate racial slur while participating in an iRacing event. The language was heard over a public social media channel by numerous people. Almost immediately, the driver fell from grace and ultimately lost his […] More

  • Your Complete Guide To Buying a Tonneau Cover Online

    Your Complete Guide To Buying a Tonneau Cover Online

    A tonneau cover is an excellent way to protect your belongings in your truck. Covers come in a range of sizes, materials and mounting styles, so use this online buying guide to compare leading options. Shop for hard tonneau covers, soft covers and name-brand options to keep your truck looking sharp and ready to roll. […] More

  • The complete guide to purchasing your first SUV

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    In the past few years, SUVs (sports utility vehicles) have grown tremendously in popularity. And while some may argue it is just a trend that will come and go, experts have an entirely different opinion. In 2019, 47.9% of U.S. car sales were SUVs, with sedans only grabbing 22.1%. And while this happened once before […] More

  • Has the Pandemic Caused Used Car Values to Plummet?

    pandemic and used car values

    Thanks to the novel coronavirus outbreak and COVID-19 pandemic, everyone saw the economy shut down practically overnight. Needless to say, this was unprecedented. Since the widespread issuing of stay-home orders and business closures that began in mid-march, more than 46 million have filed for unemployment benefits. The impact of the shut-down was swift and hard […] More

  • Have the “floodgates” now opened for Ryan Blaney?

    Have the "floodgates" now opened for Ryan Blaney?

    Through the season’s first 12 races, Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski had both amassed a pair of wins as Blaney continued run on par with his teammates but repeatedly came up frustratingly short of a win. The driver of the No. 12 Ford has been one of the most consistent performers this season, tied with […] More

  • Damon Motorcycles announces Vehicle-To-Home electric motorcycle backup power

    Damon Motorcycles announces Vehicle-To-Home electric motorcycle backup power

    Damon Motorcycles is riding a surge in pre-sales for its upcoming electric motorcycles and is now announcing new markets and new features, including Vehicle-To-Home (V2H) backup capability. Sales of electric two-wheelers have skyrocketed since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. While electric bicycles reaped early benefits from the shift towards personal electric transportation, electric motorcycles […] More

  • This Campfire Fishing Rod Roasts Marshmallows for S’mores

    This Campfire Fishing Rod Roasts Marshmallows for S’mores

    There’s a fine art to roasting the perfect marshmallow to sandwich between graham crackers and chocolate. Ideally, you’d use a long stick over an outdoor fire pit to get that charred look and flavor. Now you can get a fishing rod from Firebuggz that was specifically designed to use over a campfire. The stainless steel […] More

  • Toyota Reveals It Holds A $293 Million Stake In Uber

    Toyota has revealed that it owns almost $300 million worth of shares in ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies. The revelation was made with the release of the Japanese automaker’s corporate governance report released on Wednesday. The report confirmed that Toyota held 10.25 million Uber shares valued at 31.15 billion yen ($292.46 million) as of March 30, […] More

  • How F1 will cope with the new coronavirus protocols

    How F1 will cope with the new coronavirus protocols

    But, while the competition will be just as fierce once track action gets underway, F1 will face a ‘new normal’ as it bids to operate under unique protocols laid down to ensure events can go ahead. Here we look at what’s changed for fans, drivers and teams as F1 gets going again. Closed door races […] More

  • Bentley Mulsanne Bows Out With Bespoke 6.75 Edition Model

    Bentley is finally putting the Mulsanne to rest after handcrafting some 7,300 units over the course of more than a decade. In order to celebrate this landmark, employees gathered for some socially-distanced photographs with the final cars, as well as the penultimate customer model, a Mulsanne Speed ‘6.75 Edition by Mulliner’ finished in Rose Gold […] More

  • EGEB: UK govt committee — phase out ICE new cars by 2032

    EGEB: UK govt committee — phase out ICE new cars by 2032

    In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): The UK’s Committee on Climate Change wants to phase out ICE cars eight years early. Minnesota files a lawsuit against fossil fuels for being deceptive about climate change. The US’ largest offshore wind farm, off Virginia, installs its first wind turbine. The Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): A […] More

  • LEGO Storage | The Best Way to Store Your LEGO Collection

    LEGO Storage | The Best Way to Store Your LEGO Collection

    A well-organized LEGO collection makes you a more efficient builder. When you can easily access the exact LEGO piece you need without having to stop and search for it, you can more effortlessly translate your ideas into an awesome LEGO creation. There are optimal storage solutions for every LEGO collection, whether you’re bringing order to […] More

  • The Auto Industry Is Cautiously Optimistic

    The Auto Industry Is Cautiously Optimistic

    Photo: Getty Images (Getty Images) The Morning ShiftAll your daily car news in one convenient place. Isn’t your time more important? The auto industry thinks things … might be getting better soon, the Fiat Chrysler-Peugeot merger is moving along, and Tesla. All that and more in The Morning Shift for June 25, 2020. 1st Gear: […] More

  • Eagle builds a Jaguar Lightweight E-Type for the road

    Eagle builds a Jaguar Lightweight E-Type for the road

    In 1963, Jaguar built a series of lightweight, aluminum-bodied E-Types specially designed for competition. Known as the Lightweight E-Type, just 12 were originally built, with six more continuation examples being added to the tally in 2014. Expert E-Type restorer Eagle has now attempted its own version of the Lightweight E-Type, this time designed as a […] More

  • Petrucci joins Tech 3 as Oliveira secures KTM promotion

    Petrucci joins Tech 3 as Oliveira secures KTM promotion

    Petrucci confirmed earlier this month that he would be leaving Ducati at the end of this season, and was reported by Italian press to have visited KTM with his manager last week. Though his manager initially stated only discussions had been held, and that they were “positive”, it soon transpired that a deal between KTM […] More

  • Hennessey Goliath 800 Gets Strapped In For A Dyno Test

    Hennessey Goliath 800 Gets Strapped In For A Dyno Test

    Hennessey claims that with their 800 tuning kit, the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado is the most powerful bowtie truck of its kind. Suitable for the 6.2-liter V8 engine, which pumps out 420 HP at 5,600 rpm and 460 lb-ft (624 Nm) of torque at 4,100 rpm, the kit adds a 2.9-liter supercharger, high-flow intercooler and air […] More

  • Tesla Autopilot confuses Burger King for stop signs, they turn into ad campaign

    Tesla Autopilot confuses Burger King for stop signs, they turn into ad campaign

    Burger King figured out that Tesla Autopilot’s new “Traffic Light and Stop Sign Control” feature can confuse Burger King signs for stop signs and they quickly turned it into an ad campaign. In April, Tesla started to push an Autopilot update with the ability to detect and stop the vehicles at traffic lights and stop […] More

  • Turner appointed as BTCC’s hybrid test driver

    Turner appointed as BTCC's hybrid test driver

    Aston Martin factory racer Turner had a three-year spell in the BTCC between 2006 and 2008 with SEAT, winning five races. The 46-year-old has been contracted by BTCC organiser TOCA and hybrid system supplier Cosworth Electronics, which has completed the first such unit that will be debuted at the two-day Snetterton group test in July […] More

  • F1 aero handicap “a gentle correction”

    F1 aero handicap "a gentle correction"

    From 2021 the aerodynamic testing restrictions have been adjusted so that the amount of wind tunnel hours and CFD usage allowed per team is based on the previous year’s constructors’ World Championship positions. From next year the fifth placed team is allocated 100% of the allowed usage, the World Champion 90%, and the 10th placed […] More

  • VW Exec Thinks EU Car Market Can Take Two More Years To Rebound

    VW Exec Thinks EU Car Market Can Take Two More Years To Rebound

    During an online conference hosted by UK auto association SMMT, VW sales boss Christian Dahlheim spoke about the car industry bouncing back to pre-coronavirus levels, stating that the recovery could last into 2022 as far as Europe is concerned. He also said that in terms of global markets, China will most likely recover the quickest, […] More

  • Watch the 2021 Ford F-150 reveal live, here

    Watch the 2021 Ford F-150 reveal live, here

    The best-selling, and arguably most important, vehicle in America is new, again. The 2021 Ford F-150 will make its online debut 8 p.m. Thursday via YouTube. What do we expect to see? The new F-150 may be a heavy refresh of the current model. Expecting a dramatic departure for the long-running pickup? Mabye take a […] More

  • World’s Smallest Motor | Motor Made from Just 16 Atoms

    World's Smallest Motor | Motor Made from Just 16 Atoms

    Alexander Merkel / EyeEmGetty Images An extremely tiny motor has just 16 atoms and shows groundbreaking “directional” motion. This tiny motor absolutely blows away previous tiny motors that were a comparatively gigantic 40 nanometers. The motor moves from thermal or electrical energy and is often predictably unidirectional. Scientists have unveiled a functional motor made with […] More

  • It’s kind of amazing how popular this type of VW Type 2-ish truck design was in the 1960s and 1970s, and how it’s hardly seen today, at least in the US. It’s such a good design! This Fiat 238 is a lot like the VW one, down to the under-bed locker and three fold-down sides. Here you sit on the engine, though, which does have some packaging advantages. Man, I like this design. Too bad we’re all so adverse to front-end collisions. 

    It’s kind of amazing how popular this type of VW Type 2-ish truck design was in the 1960s and 1970s, and how it’s hardly seen today, at least in the US. It’s such a good design! This Fiat 238 is a lot like the VW one, down to the under-bed locker and three fold-down sides. Here you sit on the engine, though, which does have some packaging advantages. Man, I like this design. Too bad we’re all so adverse to front-end collisions. 

    It’s kind of amazing how popular this type of VW Type 2-ish truck design was in the 1960s and 1970s, and how it’s hardly seen today, at least in the US. It’s such a good design! This Fiat 238 is a lot like the VW one, down to the under-bed locker and three fold-down sides. […] More

  • Here’s What AC Schnitzer Can Do For Your F40 BMW 1-Series

    Back in February, AC Schnitzer presented its first custom parts for the new F40 BMW 1-Series hatchback, such as an aero kit, 25-35 mm spring kit and a few other bits and pieces. Now, the German tuner has more to offer the Bavarian 5-door, such as a sports exhaust (carbon, chrome or black tips) for […] More

  • F1 launches diversity foundation, Carey donates $1m

    F1 launches diversity foundation, Carey donates $1m

    The foundation is part of the #WeRaceAsOne diversity initiative that F1 launched earlier this week, which followed on from a commitment made in November. F1 says that the role of the new foundation will be “to finance primarily, but not exclusively, internships and apprenticeships within F1 for underrepresented groups to ensure they have the opportunity […] More

  • Lynk & Co 06 Revealed As A New Compact SUV For The Chinese Market

    Geely-owned Lynk & Co has launched yet another SUV in China and it’s called the 06. The name might confuse you because it doesn’t indicate the vehicle’s size. Actually, the 06 is the smallest model in Lynk & Co’s SUV range, slotting below the 01 SUV and 02 crossover in the lineup. We’re talking about […] More

  • Tesla scores lowest in 2020 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

    Tesla scores lowest in 2020 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

    For many car buyers, something that’s well-built and reliable can be more desirable than how fast something goes or how many bells and whistles it comes with. And one of the simplest means of determining these attributes across a wide variety of brands is checking the annual studies conducted by J.D. Power, particularly those that […] More

  • Rally New Zealand fears being “cast into the wilderness”

    Rally New Zealand fears being "cast into the wilderness"

    Last Friday, the World Motor Sport Council named the nine locations that have contracts to stage a round of the series in 2021, including Monte Carlo, Italy, Kenya, Finland, Spain and Japan. Australia was also welcomed back to the fold after the Coffs Harbour-based event stepped aside in 2020. A number of high-profile names were […] More

  • 2021 Nissan Ariya Electric Crossover Teased, Will Premiere In July

    Nissan has dropped another teaser image of its upcoming Ariya electric crossover and announced it will officially premiere in July. Previewed by the Ariya Concept that debuted at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show, it will boast a similar lighting signature at the front, with the traditional grille flanked by two LED strips. Tweaking the picture in […] More

  • ABT’s 2020 Audi A6 Allroad Rolls In With More Power, New Wheels

    The fourth-generation Audi A6 Allroad has reached ABT Sportsline’s training camp and has emerged stronger thanks to upgrades to the gasoline and diesel engine lineup. The versatile executive estate with an elevated ground clearance benefits from 402 HP (408 PS / 300 kW) and 406 lb-ft (550 Nm) of torque in 55 TFSI petrol guise, which […] More

  • Verstappen has to wait as Red Bull run at Silverstone

    Verstappen has to wait as Red Bull run at Silverstone

    Red Bull elected to use up one of its filming days with its 2020 F1 car to get it drivers and staff up to speed again. As well as giving the drivers a refresher in the cockpit, such tests have been valuable in helping teams better understand the protocols that will be in place for […] More

  • Why Electronic Throttle Bodies Are Ruining Modern Manual Shifts

    Why Electronic Throttle Bodies Are Ruining Modern Manual Shifts

    In a lot of ways, electronic throttle bodies are very good. One perhaps unexpected benefit of ditching a traditional cable-operated setup is a potentially more linear torque curve since response can be tuned however the engineer desires. As Engineering Explained, erm, explains, electronic units are also better for efficiency, but there is a side effect […] More

  • 2021 Jaguar F-Pace SVR spy shots and video

    2021 Jaguar F-Pace SVR spy shots and video

    Jaguar is working on a mid-cycle update for its F-Pace and the latest prototype to be spotted is for the menacing SVR variant. You’ll want to turn the volume up on the spy video because the sound of the car’s supercharged V-8 is intoxicating. The current F-Pace SVR generates a stout 550 horsepower and 502 […] More

  • GM’s Baojun RS-7 Midsize SUV Unveiled As Brand’s Largest Model Yet

    Baojun, the brand owned by the SAIC-GM-Wuling (SGMW) joint venture, continues the accelerated renewal of its Chinese lineup with its largest model to date, the RS-7 midsize SUV. These are the first official images of the new Baojun RS-7, a versatile SUV which offers a choice of six or seven seats. As with other recent […] More

  • Williams to unveil new 2020 F1 livery on Friday

    Williams to unveil new 2020 F1 livery on Friday

    The Grove-based outfit split with title sponsor ROKiT last month for unspecified reasons, which has prompted a rethink of its colour scheme. In a tweet on Thursday, Williams said that the new livery would be launched at 9am on Friday morning – as it teased the reaction from its drivers. Looking at images of the […] More

  • Watch Tesla Autopilot drive through green light ‘knowingly’ for the first time

    Watch Tesla Autopilot drive through green light 'knowingly' for the first time

    Tesla Autopilot is now knowingly able to drive through green lights and some owners are starting to test it out. I emphasize ‘knowingly’ because technically Autopilot has always been able to drive through intersections, but it didn’t really know what it was doing. It was either trying to stay within a lane or to follow […] More

  • The Future of Acura Relies Heavily On Its Past, And That’s a Very Good Thing

    Acura hit the market hard when it introduced the Integra, Legend, and first-generation NSX. The late 1980s and the 1990s represented a time when Acura was about little more than producing performance cars that looked good and felt comfortable. By the time the 2000s hit, however, the company fell into a funk that, at one […] More

  • Fish Out Of Water? 2021 VW T7 PHEV Spied Testing At The Nürburgring

    Some might argue that track testing of non-performance vehicles leads to a ruined ride quality. Volkswagen is one of the companies that begs to differ though, as it was recently spotted putting the all-new T7 van through its paces on the Nürburgring. The prototypes that became the focus of our spy photographers’ camera lenses had their […] More

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