Sunday 21 April, 2019
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Category Archives: Autos
2020 Tesla Model Y

The Tesla Model Y is an electric SUV with available all-wheel drive and a maximum driving range of 300 miles per charge. The price starts at $39,000 for the base model with 230 miles of range. Set to arrive in late 2020, Tesla’s newest model...

By Steve Weichel on Apr 17th, 2019
1000th Grand Prix

With some effort, Formula 1 celebrates its 1000th Grand Prix in Shanghai. There is little passion for racing in the Chinese metropolis, but Lewis Hamilton and Co. are still looking back. Between Silverstone and Shanghai are over 9000 kilometers...

By Steve Weichel on Apr 13th, 2019
2019 BMW 8 Interiors

As we were slacking off and messing around on BMW’s online configurator for the 8-series coupe, something caught our eye. In a sea of fairly boring, dark interiors, a new two-tone interior color scheme had appeared in the list of fancier...

By Steve Weichel on Apr 2nd, 2019
2020 Kia Telluride

Remember the Kia Borrego, the homely, body-on-frame, three-row SUV that launched for 2009 and into a recession, soaring fuel prices, and a market shift to car-based crossovers? That ill-fated SUV met its demise after only 22,663 were sold....

By Howard Johnson on Mar 30th, 2019
2019 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2

The trail doesn’t have a name. It shouldn’t. It isn’t even really a trail. It’s a climb, a two-track that mangles skid plates and tests a 4×4’s traction, wheel travel, and ground clearance. We just call it...

By Steve Weichel on Mar 24th, 2019
2019-Cadillac-CT6-V-Sport-engine

The answer to whether Cadillac will share its Blackwing engine with other brands is about as emphatic as it gets: “Over my dead body,” Cadillac President Steve Carlisle tells us. “Blackwing” is the name given to the...

By Steve Weichel on Mar 18th, 2019
Tesla Model Y

Tesla has launched its latest car, the Model Y, its second mass-market electric vehicle. The car was unveiled at an event in Los Angeles. The firm will first release a long-range version of the vehicle with a price tag of $47,000 (£35,489). Chief...

By Steve Weichel on Mar 16th, 2019
Infiniti

Nissan’s premium brand Infiniti has announced it will exit Western Europe early next year, as it restructures its global operations and focuses on the world’s top two auto markets. Infiniti said it will discontinue the Q30 sedan...

By Howard Johnson on Mar 13th, 2019
Bugatti

French supercar maker Bugatti has unveiled the world’s most expensive new car, sold to an unnamed buyer for at least $11m (£9.5m) before tax. The exact price is not being revealed, but is thought to have overtaken the previous new car...

By Howard Johnson on Mar 7th, 2019
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC

Judged by popularity alone, it’s a crossover world-we just live in it. Case in point: the Mercedes Benz GLC compact crossover. Mercedes says it’s currently the number-one-selling Mercedes-Benz model in the United States, and the...

By Howard Johnson on Mar 4th, 2019