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2020 Audi R8: The German Supercar In Italian Clothing

The 2020 Audi R8 receives updated styling and new Decennium limited-edition trim. The R8 V10 also gets 30 more horsepower when compared to the the previous model. Audi is still offering the R8 V10 Performance version with a whopping 602 horsepower. Audi fans, mark your calendars. The 2020 Audi R8 will make its first appearance at the upcoming New York International Auto Show. What better way to introduce the next-generation of Tony Stark’s favorite supercar than in the glitz and glamour of the...
Tags: Autos, Audi, Lamborghini Huracan, Tony Stark, Bang Olufsen, Audi of America Inc, MMI, New York International Auto Show, FSI, Car News, Alvin Reyes, Lancer GSR, Audi of America Inc Audi, McLaren 570GT Acura NSX


The best rooftop tents of 2019

Like camping but hate sleeping on the ground? Then why not sleep under the stars and on top of your vehicle in a rooftop tent? Not only is it a fun way to camp but it offers a great vantage point. Here are the best rooftop tents available. The post The best rooftop tents of 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Camping, Cars, Trends, Glamping, Tents, Buying Guides, Rooftop Tent, Summer Guide 2018


The Hells Angels have left the building

Since 1968, 77 East Third Street in Manhattan's East Village housed the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club's New York City clubhouse (and apartments for some of its members). But the building was recently sold and the Angels have purchased new digs, a former church on Long Island. The New Yorker's Sarah Larson stopped by on moving day: “The parties used to be great,” (neighbor) Nancy said. “Until the explosion.” In 1990, a garbage-can firecracker killed a fourteen-year-old boy. Over the years, the...
Tags: Post, News, New York City, Angels, Motorcycles, Manhattan, Times, Nancy, East Village, Janet, Hells Angels, Bikers, Sarah Larson, Hells Angels Motorcycle Club, Angels Forever - Forever Angels, East Village Angels


GMC Sierra CarbonPro Edition Vs. Bricks, Water Drums & Snowmobiles

The CarbonPro – or carbon fiber bed – is the first of its kind in the automotive industry.  Engineers subjected the bed’s surface to intense “drop testing” during development.  The GMC Sierra CarbonPro Edition trucks will enter production the first of June.  Trucks will always see their share of dents, dings, and scratches. Pulling equipment to and from the job site, or hauling hay around the farm, it’s inevitable. To counteract that, GMC is rolling out the Sierra CarbonPro Editions this summe...
Tags: Gm, Autos, Detroit Lions, Car Tech, Sierra, Gmc, Duncan Aldred, Sierra Denali, GMC Sierra, Wayne State University, Yuma Arizona, Carl Anthony, Ally Jolie Baldwin Foundation, Sierra Models, GMC Sierra CarbonPro Development, Kapuskasing Ontario


2020 Nissan Versa sedan strives to be more than just basic transportation

The 2020 Nissan Versa sedan aims to deliver more style and tech than its forgettable predecessor did. Its restyled exterior borrows the look of the larger Altima sedan. But will the new Versa be more than just a pretty face? The post 2020 Nissan Versa sedan strives to be more than just basic transportation appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Nissan, Sedans, Nissan Versa, 2019 New York Auto Show


GM-Rivian Talks Break Down, but Rivian Doesn’t Seem Worried

General Motors has been negotiating with Rivian, the Michigan-based company developing some of the slickest EVs we’ve seen in a while, over the possibility of purchasing an equity stake in the promising startup. Following news that Amazon was leading a $700 million round of funding in Rivian in February, reports came streaming in that the biggest […] The post GM-Rivian Talks Break Down, but Rivian Doesn’t Seem Worried appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Amazon, Deals, General Motors, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Autos, Automotive Industry, Michigan, EVs, News Blog, Zero Emissions Vehicle, Electric pickup trucks, Rivian, Rivian R1T, Rivian R1S


Getting Hitched: The Best Hitch Accessories for Your Car

Some accessories to put your hitch receiver to work. The post Getting Hitched: The Best Hitch Accessories for Your Car appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Accessories, Commerce, Autos, Hitch, News Blog, Aftermarket, Hitch Accessories, Trailer Hitch


NHTSA Probing Nissan Rogues That Brake for No Reason

Nissan added automatic emergency braking as standard equipment on eight popular models for the 2018 model year, looking to get a jump on the pact forged in 2016 that calls for mandatory AEB on all cars and light trucks by 2020. That pact, covering 20 automakers, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and the Insurance […] The post NHTSA Probing Nissan Rogues That Brake for No Reason appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Autos, Nissan, Investigation, Nhtsa, Nissan Rogue, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Rogue, AEB, News Blog, Automatic Emergency Braking


Chinese Auto Market Continues Its Decline; U.S. Future Also Looking Bleak

China’s auto sales declined for the ninth consecutive month in March, further proving that the market isn’t as infallible as once thought. The assumption was that, as North America surpassed peak growth and flattened out, Chinese auto sales would continue an upward trajectory. But, while China did surpass the U.S. in becoming the world’s largest […] The post Chinese Auto Market Continues Its Decline; U.S. Future Also Looking Bleak appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: China, Autos, Automotive Industry, North America, Financing, Auto Sales, Forecasting, News Blog, U.S. auto sales, Auto Loans, Car Prices, Chinese auto sales


‘Adulting’: How Millennials Are Shaping Auto Trends Part II

We’ve heard all the adages about millennials before. They’re entitled. They constantly need praise in order to be motivated. They whine about wanting to work remotely. They switch jobs too often. They live in their parents’ basements and can’t stand on their own two feet. Their lives take place as much online as they do in honest-to-goodness “real” life. They demand instant gratification, want everything online, and are oddly enamored with brunch. Millennials (also known as Gen Y) get a bad r...
Tags: America, Auto Industry, Millennials, Car Buying, Autos, Gen Y, Rideshare, Wall Street Journal, Trend, Ridesharing, Boomers, Gig Economy, University Of Michigan, Industry News, Gallup, Millennial


Rare Rides: The Paseo-adjacent 1991 Toyota Sera

Only one car combines cheap and cheerful motoring with economical driving and butterfly doors. Fittingly, its Tercel and Paseo siblings were also dredged up in this QOTD post. It’s the Toyota Sera, from 1991. Toyota previewed the concept that would become the Sera in 1988, calling it the AXV-II. Radical butterfly doors combined with a […] The post Rare Rides: The Paseo-adjacent 1991 Toyota Sera appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Toyota, Sera, Paseo


Chevrolet Finally Confirms The C8 Corvette And A July Reveal Date

At long last, General Motors has confirmed the existence of the C8 Chevrolet Corvette and given us a reveal date
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2019 Porsche Cayenne review

Now in its third generation, the 2019 Porsche Cayenne boasts updated styling, features, and performance hardware within deceptively similar bodywork. With improved rivals, the Cayenne needs to dazzle to stay ahead of the pack. The post 2019 Porsche Cayenne review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, SUV, Porsche, Porsche Cayenne, Cayenne


2020 Range Rover Evoque First Drive – Familiar yet New

The script for the first-gen Range Rover Evoque included downsizing the Discovery luxury experience to a compact size and extending the distinct styling and off-road capability the brand is known for. The first-generation Evoque came in two-door and four-door variants, followed by a two-door cabrio version. The second-gen Evoque follows the original script, but drops […] The post 2020 Range Rover Evoque First Drive – Familiar yet New appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Land Rover, Car Reviews, New Cars, Range Rover Evoque, Evoque, Range Rover, First Drive, 2020 Range Rover Evoque


Entry-level Tesla Model 3 now available only as a special order model

Tesla has deleted the entry-level, $35,000 Model 3 from its online store. The version remains available but buyers need to place a special order by calling the company or visiting one of its stores. The post Entry-level Tesla Model 3 now available only as a special order model appeared first on Digital Trends.
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A new age of customizing: Fuller Moto’s Majestic ‘2029’

One of the most genre-smashing motorcycles of all time is the 1929 Majestic. It looked like nothing else on earth—a streamlined Art Deco torpedo, with hub-centered steering and sliding pillar suspension. Ninety years later, the French masterpiece is still casting its spell over custom builders. Bryan Fuller has just fallen under the influence, and created an extraordinary homage called 2029. The build is Fuller’s response to the unprecedented levels of change the moto industry is experienc...
Tags: Motorcycles, Atlanta Georgia, Pugh, CNC, Steve West, Fuller, Bryan Fuller, Electric Motorcycle, Fuller Moto, Bryan Heidt, Bobby Haas, Haas Moto Museum, Oerlikon, Nick Pugh


Learn Your Geometry: A New Brand, and a Car to Stick in Tesla’s Craw

The ever busy Geely Auto Group unveiled both a car and a brand on Thursday, lifting the sheets off the first model sold under the Chinese auto giant’s Geometry brand — the Geometry A. Efficiency in naming seems to be part of Geely’s MO. Positioned to capture low-priced electric vehicle buyers in China, Europe, and […] The post Learn Your Geometry: A New Brand, and a Car to Stick in Tesla’s Craw appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: China, Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Autos, EVs, Geometry, Overseas, Geely, China Europe, News Blog, Product Planning, Craw, Geely Auto Group, Geometry A


Dodge gets patriotic with Stars & Stripes Editions of Challenger and Charger

Dodge is waving the flag with military-themed special editions of the Challenger and Charger. The Stars & Stripes Editions debut at the 2019 New York Auto Show and will be available to order in May. The post Dodge gets patriotic with Stars & Stripes Editions of Challenger and Charger appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Muscle cars, Charger, Dodge, New York Auto Show, Dodge Charger, Dodge Challenger, 2019 New York Auto Show


Not a Ghost: The C8 Corvette, Bound for a July 18th Debut

Subjected to more spy photography than Princess Diana, the Chevrolet Corvette C8 is very much real. For the first time, General Motors has released official images of the next-generation car, adding a debut date for good measure. Still cloaked in camouflage, the mid-engined C8 prototype crawled along the streets of New York City Thursday, piloted […] The post Not a Ghost: The C8 Corvette, Bound for a July 18th Debut appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: New York City, General Motors, Gm, Autos, Diana, Chevrolet, Corvette, Chevrolet Corvette, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning, C8, Chevrolet Corvette C8, Corvette C8


Ampere Vehicles to get Greaves Cotton Lithium-ion battery tech – Report

Greaves Cotton would soon deliver lithium-ion batteries to Coimbatore-based...
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2019 Lexus LX 570 Two-Row Review: Powerful & Luxurious But Thirsty

90 GOOD 2019 Lexus LX 570 Overall Impression Plenty of engine powerMore capable off-road than it looks.Might be hard to maneuver in the city. Pros Luxurious Cabin Off-Road Capability Cons Fuel Economy Infotainment Interface The 2019 Lexus LX 570 is big and comfortable, with  power to spare and great off-road ability to match. I f you want to get away from civilization in luxury, or live where you need extra ride height, this is the SUV for you. Given Toyota’s con...
Tags: Families, Review, Colorado, Los Angeles, Lexus, Autos, Toyota, Epa, Denis, Denver, Colorado Rockies, Lane, Toyota Motor Sales U S A Inc, Denis Flierl, Test Drives


Is an Electric Kawasaki Ninja 400 Coming With Swappable Battery Tech?

Kawasaki Should Call This Ninja Raiden A recent patent popped up that shows a novel idea coming from Kawasaki for an electric Ninja 400. The patent was filed all the way back in 2013, but it just recently got published. While an electric Ninja 400 is cool, what’s most interesting is the swappable battery tech. The patent shows an electric motorcycle that can have its entire guts pulled out the left side rather easily.  The left side of the motorcycle opens up and the whole battery can be remove...
Tags: Motorcycles, Electric Motorcycles, Kawasaki, Suzuki, Honda Yamaha, Motorcycle News, Kawasaki patent, Electric Kawasaki Ninja, Kawasaki Should Call This Ninja Raiden


Tesla’s $35k Model 3 Destined to Be a Ghost

If you can find a Tesla store (that’s still open), and someone working in it, maybe you can buy … a Model 3 Standard Range. Yes, the $35k car promised three years ago during the Model 3’s launch, and hyped to infinity in the months and years since, stands to become as shadowy and elusive […] The post Tesla’s $35k Model 3 Destined to Be a Ghost appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Tesla, Autos, Pricing, Tesla Model 3, Model 3, Autopilot, Leasing, News Blog


Hero MotoCorp rolls out special vehicle maintenance scheme for customers who Vote

With an aim to encourage voters to cast their votes, Hero MotoCorp has launched...
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Indian Motorcycle’s Spirit Lake, Iowa, Facility Caught Fire

Fortunately, Nobody Was Injured A fire broke out at the Polaris Industries Spirit Lake facility on April 10. Polaris owns Indian Motorcycle, and the facility is used to build the motorcycles. The fire started in near the paint station in the facility. The building’s sprinkler system took care of the flames near the ground. While most of the fire was put out by the sprinkler system, the fire department did have to go in and extinguish some flames. The insulation in the ceiling of the building ca...
Tags: Motorcycles, Polaris, Polaris Industries, Spirit Lake, Spirit Lake Iowa, Motorcycle News, Indian Motorcycle, RideApart, Spirit Lake Iowa Facility Caught Fire, Polaris Industries Spirit Lake


Sick of civilization? Volkswagen’s Atlas Basecamp concept lets you get away

Volkswagen revealed the Atlas Basecamp concept ahead of its debut at the 2019 New York Auto Show. Built for overlanding, this family-hauler was upgraded jointly by Volkswagen and aftermarket manufacturers. The post Sick of civilization? Volkswagen’s Atlas Basecamp concept lets you get away appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Volkswagen, New York Auto Show Built, 2019 New York Auto Show


Revolt Intellicorp reveals the design sketch of its electric motorcycle

Revolt Intellicorp has showcased the first sketch of its upcoming Artificial...
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Piston Slap: A Big Problem with PODS?

David writes: Sajeev, Almost every rental car I’ve driven, regardless of make or model, in the last 18 to 24 months, particularly in the Bay Area and especially if the car has 20,000 or more miles, has the passenger detection system for turning the airbag on/off broken. Ford, GM, Hyundai, Kia, Nissan, it doesn’t matter. […] The post Piston Slap: A Big Problem with PODS? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: David, Recall, Autos, Rental Car, Airbag, Bay Area, News Blog, Piston Slap, Passenger Airbag, Passenger Occupant Detection Systems, Sajeev Almost, Ford GM Hyundai Kia Nissan


All-new Venucia e30 revealed, is a Renault Kwid EV twin

The original e30 EV, an import, has been a poor seller in China. So, Venucia...
Tags: China, Autos



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