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Type-S (Almost) All the Things: Acura’s 2022 Product Line Leaked [UPDATED]

Slides from an Acura dealer webinar have leaked onto the Internet, and Acura fans, take note. While almost anything on Reddit needs to be approached with a reasonably skeptical eye – do you really think all those posts on r/relationships are real? – there are a few news nuggets to mine here. First of all, […] The post Type-S (Almost) All the Things: Acura’s 2022 Product Line Leaked [UPDATED] appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Reddit, Autos, Future Cars, Acura, Acura RSX, Acura Integra, News Blog, Future Vehicles, 2022 Acuras


Type-S (Almost) All the Things: Acura’s 2022 Product Line Leaked

Slides from an Acura dealer webinar have leaked onto the Internet, and Acura fans, take note. While almost anything on Reddit needs to be approached with a reasonably skeptical eye – do you really think all those posts on r/relationships are real? – there are a few news nuggets to mine here. First of all, […] The post Type-S (Almost) All the Things: Acura’s 2022 Product Line Leaked appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Reddit, Autos, Future Cars, Acura, Acura RSX, Acura Integra, News Blog, Future Vehicles, 2022 Acuras


Bollinger Patents Passthrough Cargo Gate for Pickup/SUV

The automotive industry’s sudden interest in all-electric pickups may have been surprising initially, but they’ve since offered a few perks that have helped us understand why companies are suddenly so smitten with the concept. When Rivian first showed its pickup in 2018, it came with some interesting storage solutions that were only possible because it doesn’t […] The post Bollinger Patents Passthrough Cargo Gate for Pickup/SUV appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicles, Autos, Trucks, EVs, Pickup Trucks, Bollinger, News Blog, Automotive Design, Electric Pickups, Bollinger Motors, Robert Bollinger, Cargo Options, Frunkgate, Passthrough


Bat-distraction: New Batmobile Photos Released

As the year pivots from frustrating lockdowns amid a terrifying pandemic to utter lawlessness in the streets, we’ve all probably been waking up on the wrong side of the bed on a daily basis. Today, your author roused himself feeling particularly bitter as he realized the sniffle from last night has evolved into something a […] The post Bat-distraction: New Batmobile Photos Released appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Autos, Batman, Batmobile, Movie Cars, News Blog, Automotive Design, The Batman, Model Cars, Hollywood Cars, Movie Builds, Prop Cars


Guntherwerks Turns Porsche’s 993 Into A True Monster

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Tags: Porsche, Autos, Carbon Fiber, Tuned Porsches, Guntherwerks, 400R, Guntherwerks Turns Porsche


2021 BMW 4 Series vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs Audi A5 | How the coupes compare on paper

Filed under: Comparison,Audi,BMW,Mercedes-Benz,Coupe,Luxury,Performance Continue reading 2021 BMW 4 Series vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs Audi A5 | How the coupes compare on paper 2021 BMW 4 Series vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs Audi A5 | How the coupes compare on paper originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 2 Jun 2020 13:26:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
Tags: Luxury, Autos, Bmw, Performance, Audi, Mercedes Benz, Comparison, Coupe


Rare Rides: The 2005 Ford Saleen Focus S121 – an Improved Hot Hatch

Most examples of the popular first-generation Focus lived life as appliances. Use and abused, they filtered to the used car lots during the late 2000s alongside brethren like the Mercury Cougar and Jaguar S-Type. However, a select few were spared from such an ignominious fate by performance tuner Saleen. The Californian company took some new […] The post Rare Rides: The 2005 Ford Saleen Focus S121 – an Improved Hot Hatch appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Jaguar, Hatch, Ford Saleen Focus


The New BMW 4-Series Is Here And We're Already Used To The Big Face

BMW has released the all-new 4-series, and yes, it has pretty much the same gigantic as the concept. But we're already getting used to it...


Self-driving’s Not the Only Development in the Ford-Volkswagen Relationship

Autonomous vehicle technology might not be a sexy topic for many some, but human-driven vehicles certainly are. One day we’ll gaze at steering wheels in a sterile museum with a mixture of animalistic hunger and soul-crushing depression. Sure, Ford’s tie-up with Volkswagen includes self-driving technology (sourced from another tie-up, this one with Argo AI), but […] The post Self-driving’s Not the Only Development in the Ford-Volkswagen Relationship appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Vw, Ford, Autos, Volkswagen, Trucks, EVs, Argo, Partnerships, Alliance, Pickups, News Blog, Ford Volkswagen, Product Planning, Future Models, Joint Products, Joint Development


Carlo Ubbiali, a Motorcycling Legend, Dies at 90 Years Old

A World Champion Racer You’ll find few men as impressive as the MotoGP legend Carlo Ubbiali. He won nine World Championships. He passed away at the age of 90 from respiratory problems, according to Motociclismo. Born in 1929, Ubbiali was a much-loved Italian racer and is often remembered for his track battles with Tarquinio Provini. Ubbiali was recognized in December of last year with the Coni Golden Collar award.  Ubbiali won his first Grand Prix in 1950 and his first title in 1951, according ...
Tags: Motorcycles, Honda, MotoGP, AgustA, Motorcycle News, Carlo Ubbiali, Motociclismo Born, Ubbiali, Tarquinio Provini Ubbiali


Porsche Cartoon

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Tags: Autos, Porsche Cartoon, Flatsixes, Jerry King, Porsche Comic Strip, Porsche Cartoon Image


Volkswagen – and With It, Ford – Secures Self-driving Deal

U.S. self-driving startup Argo AI has completed a deal with Volkswagen AG on self-driving vehicle technology, fulfilling VW’s wishes for a secure and affordable source of gee-whiz gadgetry for future mobility solutions. The deal, valued at $2.6 billion, will see VW fork over a cool billion while folding its Autonomous Intelligent Driving team into Argo AI’s […] The post Volkswagen – and With It, Ford – Secures Self-driving Deal appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, Vw, Ford, Autos, Mobility, Volkswagen, Autonomous Cars, Partnerships, Volkswagen AG, Alliances, News Blog, Self-Driving Vehicles, Argo AI


Polestar plugs into pan-European charging network to make EV road trips easier

Taking a road trip in an electric vehicle can be a daunting prospect when it comes to planning where you’ll charge up. It’s even more challenging when you cross borders and have to charge your EV in a foreign country, but Polestar has a plan to make it easier. According to a company announcement, Polestar has partnered with Plugsurfing, a Europe-wide electric car charging network, which brings more than 195,000 charging points to customers. [Read: Report: Polestar to build more Chinese showrooms...
Tags: Startups, Europe, Cars, Tesla, World, Shift, Polestar


Vroom targets nearly $2B valuation in impending IPO

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Used-car marketplace Vroom continued its march towards going public yesterday with the release of an updated IPO filing. The documents it filed provides pricing information for a somewhat odd public offering. As a business, the heavily venture-backed Vroom is immature. It generates very little gross profit from its revenue (implying that it is unable to price its services attrac...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Ecommerce, Ipo, E-commerce, Automotive, Initial Public Offering, Vroom, Market Analysis, The Exchange, Extra Crunch, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Ford and GM to Workers: You’ve Had Enough Downtime Already

There’s a production backlog to be made up for, and industry giants Ford and General Motors don’t want to ease up on the throttle. Rather than schedule a normal amount of summer downtime for plants and their employees, both automakers plan to pare back their normal idle period for select plants, ensuring a healthy flow […] The post Ford and GM to Workers: You’ve Had Enough Downtime Already appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Production, Ford, Gm, Autos, News Blog, Assembly Plants, Factory downtime


Bullit Reveals Black and Gold Hero 125

A Beautiful Paintjob Bullit Motorcycles is based overseas, but I sure wish the company would start sending bikes to North America. I would buy one. To be specific, I would buy the new black and gold version of the Hero 125 the company just revealed. Motorcycle News recently posted an article about the new version of the bike. The Hero 125 is a retro scrambler. It’s a bike that has been out before, but now the company has released a new color scheme with black as the primary color and gold as th...
Tags: Motorcycles, North America, Motorcycle News, Bullit, Henry Maplethorpe, Bullit UK


Kawasaki Announces 2021 Off-Road KLX and KX Models

Time to Get Dirty If you’re a fan of riding the dirt, then you should take a gander at the 2021 Kawasaki lineup that was just announced. The company has a full list of KX and KLX models that are confirmed for 2021 already. Kawasaki put out a press release with the tagline “get out and play,” and I think after this pandemic and all of the other stuff going on in the world we could all use a little playtime out there on a dirt track.  Kawasaki’s dirt lineup isn’t going all-out crazy this year, bu...
Tags: Motorcycles, Kawasaki, KLX, Motorcycle News, KX


BS6 Suzuki Burgman Street 125 price hiked for the first time - IAB Report

Suzuki has increased the price of the BS6 Burgman Street 125. This is the first...
Tags: Autos, Iab, Suzuki


QOTD: Give up, or Carry on for a Brighter Future?

You’ll have to both forgive us and brace yourself at the same time, as this could get controversial. We’re about to delve into a serious problem that goes back quite a while. One that has its roots in many factors — some of them organic, others the result of those in power making bad decisions. […] The post QOTD: Give up, or Carry on for a Brighter Future? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Brands, Autos, Infiniti, Qotd, Premium, News Blog, Question of the Day


Rivian enlists former Tesla employees to build its own Supercharger-style network

It seems the Amazon-backed electric adventure vehicle startup Rivian is taking a leaf, and employees, out of the Tesla playbook before it launches its debut vehicles. Rivian has started work on its “adventure network,” its Tesla Supercharger rival, and its hired Carrington Bradley, Tesla’s former senior manager of charger deployment, to do it, Electrek reports. Whilst at Tesla, Bradley was responsible for managing a team of project managers to “design, permit, and build” Supercharger locations. ...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, Cars, Tesla, World, Shift, Bradley, Rivian, Carrington Bradley Tesla, Tesla Bradley


JDM Toyota GR Yaris Range Includes 118bhp CVT Version And Pared-Back 'RC'

Specs of the Japanese GR Yaris range have been detailed, revealing a CVT-equipped 'RS' and a lighter 'RC'
Tags: Autos, CVT


New Renault Kwid vs. New Datsun redi-GO: Specs, Features & Prices Compared

The launch of the 2020 Datsun redi-GO facelift has heightened the competition...
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2020 Datsun redi-GO facelift launched, priced from INR 2.83 lakh [Update]

Update: After revealing the 2020 redi-GO facelift's prices online last...
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Suzuki GSX-S300 (Haojue DR300) officially revealed, to be launched on 16 June [Video]

The Suzuki GSX-S300 (Haojue DR300) has been officially revealed. The 300 cc...
Tags: Autos, Suzuki, Suzuki GSX


BS6 Suzuki Access 125 prices hiked again - IAB Report

Suzuki has hiked the prices of the BS6 Access 125. This is the second price...
Tags: Autos, Iab, Suzuki


Old Toyota Fortuner gets a price hike in India - IAB Report

Just days before the new Toyota Fortuner facelift breaks cover in Thailand (on...
Tags: India, Thailand, Autos


Report: Polestar to build more Chinese showrooms to compete with Tesla

China is, and has been for a while, the world’s leader in electric vehicle (EV) manufacture and consumption. To better compete in this market, Polestar’s parent company Geely is going to build more showrooms. Presently, Polestar has just one showroom in mainland China, Channel News Asia reports. However, according to sources close to the matter, Geely is planning to build 19 more in hopes it’ll help the company compete with the Chinese made Tesla Model 3. [Read: China’s Xpeng ‘copies’ Tesla’s we...
Tags: Startups, Asia, China, Cars, Tesla, Shift, Geely, Xpeng, China Channel News


New Toyota Fortuner facelift specifications revealed - Report

The new Toyota Fortuner facelift will come with a more powerful 1GD-FTV 2.8L...
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TVS Radeon BS6 receives its first price hike - IAB Report

The TVS Radeon BS6 has received its first price hike. All the variants of the...
Tags: Autos, Iab


Watch The SSC Tuatara Sprint From 60-120mph In 2.5 Seconds

SSC has released a video showing an incredible pull from 40 to 140mph, which is over incredibly quickly
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