REVIEW: The $250,000 Twisted NA-V8 is a vintage Land Rover Defender that looks and drives like modern luxury

Twisted NA-V8 90. Kristen Lee The Land Rover Defender is a popular off-roading vehicle that's gained a cult-like following over the years. Companies like Twisted Automotive reconstruct Defenders to be highly customized and luxurious for today's top Defender fans and collectors. The Twisted NA-V8 90 is based on a Defender 90 but has a V8 from a Corvette and a starting price of $250,000. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The road in front of me straightened out, so I though...
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Mahindra Thar Waiting Period Goes Up To 9-10 Months For Select Variants

The Mahindra Thar has had a flying start in India, with the SUV crossing 25,000...
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Hyundai India Extends 'Mobility Membership' to Existing Customers!

Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), India's second largest carmaker and...
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Home Again

 Dec 09, Wednesday:Got back to the clogged cesspool that is the Metro Denver area soon after noon today.  Left Springer, NM soon after the sun had risen above the horizon with temperatures hovering at 21°F (-6°C).Temperatures would climb throughout the drive and it would be in the mid-60s as I unloaded the URRV and then took it to the storage yard before the forecasted cold/snowy weather that starts tomorrow.I was gone for 37 nights this time out.  It wasn't as warm as I remembered Arizona, this...
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UK electric vehicle startup Arrival picks Charlotte for its North American headquarters

Arrival, the UK electric vehicle startup that plans to become a publicly traded company through a merger with  special purpose acquisition company CIIG Merger Corp., has picked Charlotte for its North American headquarters. The company said it will add 150 new employees to support the headquarters and invest about $3 million in office space in South End neighborhood of Charlotte. Arrival said it will be hiring for a variety of corporate positions, including human resources, marketing, finance...
Tags: TC, Transportation, UK, Tech, Automotive, Hyundai, Kia, Charlotte, SPAC, South End, Rock Hill South Carolina, Arrival, Mike Ableson, CIIG Merger Corp, Charlotte Arrival

Automotive Alliance Manages to Delay Revised Massachusetts Right to Repair Law

The Alliance for Automotive Innovation (AAI) has managed to stall enforcement of a ballot measure recently passed in Massachusetts that expands access to data related to vehicle maintenance and repair. Last week, the relatively new lobbying/trade group asked a U.S. district court for a temporary order that would bar implementation of the state’s new right-to-repair […] The post Automotive Alliance Manages to Delay Revised Massachusetts Right to Repair Law appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Washington and California ban sale of certain Chevrolet Camaros because their brake pads are toxic to fish

The 2021 Camaro ZL1's brake pads have too much copper in them to be legal in California and Washington. Chevrolet California and Washington both have bans on how much copper can be used in brake pads. The laws go into effect in 2021, which means that high-performance versions of the 2021 Chevrolet Camaro are affected. Dealers cannot order the cars until Chevrolet comes out with a fix, a company spokesperson told GM Authority. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The poor...
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2021 Ford F-150 Tremor Offers a Whole Lotta Shakin’

Ford has introduced the all-new 2021 F-150 Tremor, the latest addition to its roster of off-road trucks. Tremor’s improved suspension and driveline, increased suspension travel, and approach, breakover and departure angles, are expected to keep Ford in the hunt for off-road buyers. A new series in the F-150 range, F-150 Tremor is available in three […] The post 2021 Ford F-150 Tremor Offers a Whole Lotta Shakin’ appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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GMC Plotting Super Cruise for Sierra Denali

On Wednesday, General Motors announced plans to launch a version of Super Cruise on the 2022 GMC Sierra Denali modified to work with trailers. The hands-free driver assistance system (GM can’t call it “autonomous” because it technically isn’t) will stop being exclusive to Cadillac products and branch out into premium offerings from GMC and Chevrolet’s […] The post GMC Plotting Super Cruise for Sierra Denali appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Cruise begins driverless testing in San Francisco

Cruise Automation, the autonomous vehicle subsidiary of GM that also has backing from SoftBank Vision Fund, Honda and T. Rowe Price & Associates, has started testing what it describes as fully driverless vehicles on public roads in San Francisco, the first milestone required to secure a permit to launch a shared, commercial service that can charge for rides. Cruise CEO Dan Ammann, who took one of the company’s first driverless ride on public streets in San Francisco’s Sunset neighborhood, cal...
Tags: TC, Transportation, California, San Francisco, Tech, Cruise, Automotive, DMV, Gm, Cpuc, Sunset, California Public Utilities Commission, Dan Ammann, Ammann, Waymo, Zoox

To reach level 4 autonomy, these self-driving cars are headed to winter bootcamp

Humans love the sight of freshly fallen snow. Self-driving cars? Not so much. This Finnish startup is trying to change all that.
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Rare Rides: The 1995 Mitsubishi Pajero, Montero’s Forbidden Sibling

Rare Rides has touched on the first generation Pajero (Montero to North Americans) once before via the Raider, a captive import Dodge dealers could shift while the company had zero small SUV action of its own. Today’s Pajero is a second-generation version – the three-door never sold on our shores. Surprisingly, it even maintains the […] The post Rare Rides: The 1995 Mitsubishi Pajero, Montero’s Forbidden Sibling appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Staff Picks: DT’s favorite automotive tech of 2020

Of all the cars that were released this year, DT's automotive staff thinks Ford's Hybrid F-150 is the biggest, most important of the bunch. Here's why.
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Essential Things You Should Keep in Your Car

Some of us keep absolutely nothing in our cars’ trunks, while others have enough packed in there that they could live in their car for weeks. Somewhere in between is this list of 30 things we think every car owner should always have on hand.Read more...
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Win The Lamborghini Huracán EVO RWD From Lady Gaga’s 911 Music Video

Well, we might consider this a good romance! Up for grabs as part of the latest campaign from Omaze is this 2020 Lamborghini Huracán EVO RWD. You may recognize it from Lady Gaga’s latest music video, 911. The single appears on her new album, Chromatica, but this Huracán may soon appear in your driveaway, thanks to this Omaze campaign. And by participating in this campaign, you are helping those who have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Affiliate Disclosure: Automoblo...
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2021 Nissan Kicks Receives Minimal But Appreciated Updates

Released in tandem with a series of meaningful updates to the gargantuan Armada, Nissan has decided to give the subcompact Kicks a few embellishments of its own for the 2021 model year. While not nearly as comprehensive as its three-row sibling, the updates similarly build upon the existing platform by making small changes customers were […] The post 2021 Nissan Kicks Receives Minimal But Appreciated Updates appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Updates, Autos, Crossovers, Nissan, Kicks, News Blog, Refresh, Subcompact Crossovers, Subcompact, 2021 Nissan Kicks, Armada Nissan

2021 Audi RS 6 Avant vs. 2021 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S Wagon | Super wagon comparison test

Filed under: Comparison,Audi,Mercedes-Benz,New Car Reviews,Wagon,Luxury,Performance,Comparison Continue reading 2021 Audi RS 6 Avant vs. 2021 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S Wagon | Super wagon comparison test 2021 Audi RS 6 Avant vs. 2021 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S Wagon | Super wagon comparison test originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 9 Dec 2020 09:05:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
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This bike looks like an offspring of Honda CB300R & Benelli Leoncino 500

Wouldn?t you agree that the Honda CB300R is one of the most handsome-looking...
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Jaguar F-Type Heritage 60 Edition Celebrates 60 Years Of The Iconic E-Type!

The Jaguar E-Type is one of the most iconic cars in the history of the...
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Toyota GR Supra Has Its Roof Hacked Off For Targa Top Conversion

Toyota's one-off Supra 'Sport Top' project is progressing nicely, with the roof now off and a stainless exhaust added
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This racer makes a tough bike course look easy

The helmetcam on this intense course shows that not only is the course hard, but the other bikers are obstacles as well! The Red Bull Romaniacs Extreme Enduro Rally was created in 2004 by founder Martin Freinademetz. Over the past years it has evolved to the world's toughest Hard Enduro Rally. — Read the rest
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The Not-A-Defender Ineos Grenadier Will Be Built Alongside Smart Cars

Ineos Automotive has ditched its plans for a factory in Wales, opting instead to purchase Daimler's Hambach factory to produce the car
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New Honda PCX range of scooters (including a hybrid) introduced in Japan

Honda has introduced its new PCX range of scooters in Japan. The series...
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Here's When The VW Taigun & Skoda Vision IN Are Launching in India

The sub-compact SUV space may be the most trending SUV segment in India...
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Next-Gen Skoda Octavia Will Be The Most Powerful Sedan In Its Class

The next-gen  Skoda Octavia has long been coming to India and only a few days...
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Direct Auto Insurance (2020 Review)

Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Direct Auto Insurance Review In Our Opinion: Direct Auto Insurance could be worth looking into if you live in one of the 12 states it covers. It has a long list of discounts and may be a good choice for high-risk drivers, but it’s not one of our highest-rated providers. Industry Standing: 75 Availability: 70 Coverage: 85 Affordability: 85 ...
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How to Get the Most Bang For Your Buck When Buying a Car

How to Get the Most Bang For Your Buck When Buying a Car is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! Need a new car? Car shopping can provide the perfect mix of excitement and stress. On one end, you’re getting a new car. On the other, you probably know it’s going to cost you a pretty penny.  With the average cost of a new car being $37,000 and $15,000 to $20,000 for a used car , there is plenty of opportunities to save money on this la...
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Aprilia SXR 160 India launch this month, bookings to start from 11th

Last month, Piaggio India announced that the production of the Aprilia SXR 160...
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The Jaguar F-Type Heritage 60 Edition Is A Birthday Present For The E-Type

Jaguar will build 60 of these special-edition F-Types to celebrate the anniversary of the legendary E-Type
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Vespa Elettrica-based new Vespa electric scooter India launch likely in 2022

Piaggio India is expected to introduce a new Vespa electric scooter in India by...
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