Snow, delays, batteries and a sunset

Sunday, Jan 10Went for a short drive with Mariko, to check out her 4WD in a more extended manner on what I hoped would be snow covered road.  The area I picked did have some snow on the roads, but not much, more muddy than anything else (which is also a good test I guess) as the weather had been warm the last few days.Aside from a slight rattling noise when engaging the clutch before bleeding down the speed, no issues encountered.  The PO told me he'd heard some noise too, especially in Low Rang...
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2021 Audi e-Tron Sportback Luggage Test | More spacious than expected

Filed under: Green,Audi,Electric,Luxury,Driveway Tests Continue reading 2021 Audi e-Tron Sportback Luggage Test | More spacious than expected 2021 Audi e-Tron Sportback Luggage Test | More spacious than expected originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 14 Jan 2021 11:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
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Royal Enfield Meteor 350 vs Classic 350 - Spec Comparison

After a punishing year due to the global pandemic, the Indian auto industry is...
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Porsche Sold Over 20,000 Units Of The Taycan Electric Car In 2020 Alone

As car manufacturers and policy makers keep on pushing for electric mobility,...
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The 15 coolest gadgets at CES 2021

Just because CES 2021 has gone virtual doesn't mean there's a shortage of new tech to ogle. Here, we've rounded up some of the coolest gadgets shown so far.
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2021 Audi Q5/SQ5 Sportbacks command a premium over their non-coupe counterparts

Filed under: Audi,Crossover,Luxury,Performance Continue reading 2021 Audi Q5/SQ5 Sportbacks command a premium over their non-coupe counterparts 2021 Audi Q5/SQ5 Sportbacks command a premium over their non-coupe counterparts originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 14 Jan 2021 17:06:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
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Owens Gifts Autonomous Drivers

  The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today has issued a final rule, all 147 pages of it, designed to roll back numerous Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) and clarify what they termed as ambiguities in current occupant protection standards, for vehicles equipped with automated driving systems (ADS). These […] The post Owens Gifts Autonomous Drivers appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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2021 Honda Ridgeline Set to Arrive in February, MSRP & New Packages Announced

Pop quiz: where can you find the power of a pickup with the creature comforts of a minivan? Honda redesigned its 2021 Ridgeline to offer just that. The refreshed Ridgeline, which arrives February 2nd, looks and feels like a rugged truck, but buyers should pay close attention to the details. 2021 Honda Ridgeline: Engine & Powertrain Honda fitted the Ridgeline with a 3.5-liter V6 with 280 horsepower and 262 lb-ft. of torque. The engine is attached to a nine-speed automatic transmission. A...
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Samsung Galaxy S21 will be a digital key for Audi, BMW, Ford, Genesis cars

The Samsung Galaxy S21 could soon be used as a digital key for Audi, BMW, Ford, and Genesis cars, thanks to a partnership between Samsung and the automakers.
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Honda Is Ready To Present India With The 2021 Africa Twin

The New Africa Twin Takes On India The Dakar-derived ADV wonder motorcycle, Honda’s 2021 Africa Twin, will be making its way to Indian dealerships with updates! The Africa Twin has always been ranked on the top of many enthusiasts’ highly-rated ADV motorcycle models, and that’s for good reason. The bike’s roots are seeded deeply in Dakar Rally (just look at it), and it comes fully equipped to take on any offroad obstacles you may throw at it. The 2021 Africa Twin comes complete with the success...
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2020 BMW X5 M Competition Review – Ridiculousness

Ridiculousness is a word – I checked. And it describes the vehicle I am about to tell y’all about perfectly. Ya see, the BMW X5 M Competition is a perfectly fine luxury crossover that BMW decided needed a bit more spice. Never mind that the X5 has generally been one of the sportier of the […] The post 2020 BMW X5 M Competition Review – Ridiculousness appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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2021 Yamaha Tracer 9 And GT To Come With Semi-Active suspension

Sport Touring With An Updated CP3 The new MT-09 saw quite a sizable amount of updates when it was unveiled by Yamaha late last year. The new Tracer 9 comes with updates in a very similar vein; the motorcycle is getting a pretty big visual overhaul and lots of new tech is finding it’s way over as well. The Tracer has always been the touring version of the MT-09 (FZ-09). Originally, Yamaha took it upon themselves to take the successful inline-three engine over from the ‘wheelie-machine’ FZ-09, an...
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Rare Rides: It’s a 1977 Reliant Scimitar GTE, You Know

Today’s Rare Ride is a sporty shooting brake from the days when there were still many British manufacturers building cars like it across England. Let’s travel back to the Seventies when everything was brown, excepting this particular Reliant. Reliant fielded a number of small cars between the brand’s inception in 1935 and its demise in […] The post Rare Rides: It’s a 1977 Reliant Scimitar GTE, You Know appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Overlander: A BMW G/S built for serious adventure travel

Nothing grows knowledge like experience. So the best way to figure out how to design a continent-crossing motorcycle, is to actually cross a continent—then see what works, and what doesn’t. Back in 2016, Matias Corea rode his 1985 BMW R80G/S Paris Dakar from Brooklyn all the way to Ushuaia, in Argentina. Now he’s got another trip planned: a 22,000-mile journey from his native Barcelona to Cape Town in South Africa. So he’s taken the lessons from his first trip, and built his vision of the ult...
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SA1NT Announces Jump into North American Market

The Australian motorcycle apparel company SA1NT, has announced its entrance into North America with local distribution. This announcement came today after much anticipation for the company to expand outside of Australia. SA1NT will be in North America in 2021 with its own direct-to-market online and warehousing solution. SA1NT was originally developed by riders for riders. They have answered the prayers of all riders looking to wear protective gear without announcing it to the world. SA1NT’s ...
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Randy Pobst Slides A Porsche 992 Turbo S Around Laguna Seca

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Tesla Ever So Close To Commencing India Operations; Registers Indian Subsidiary

After what had started to feel like a dream that would never reach fruition,...
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This Is The All-New Lada Niva

Lada has teased a 'Niva Vision', which previews a production vehicle set to arrive in 2024
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Porsche's newest limited-edition has copper wheels and a gorgeous red interior - see the $100,000 Boxster 25

2021 Porsche Boxster 25. Porsche The 2021 Porsche Boxster 25 is a limited edition anniversary tribute to the original Porsche Boxster. The first Porsche Boxster appeared in 1996. Prices for the special edition Boxster start at $98,600. Porsche will make just 1,250 of them worldwide. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Want to feel old? It's been 25 years since the first Porsche Boxster came out. To celebrate its two-seater roadster, Porsche created a special edition anniver...
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New KTM motorcycle to be unveiled on 26 Jan 2021; teaser image released

KTM is going to unveil a new motorcycle on 26 January 2021. The Austrian...
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QOTD: Hybrid Versus Conventional Drivetrains

  Which drivetrain would you prefer: The hybrid two-motor setup that Toyota has paired with their 2.5-liter DOHC four-cylinder that puts out 245 horsepower or Kia’s conventional V6 that produces 294 HP? These are the drivetrains you’ll find in the new 2021 Toyota Sienna minivan, or the upcoming 2022 Kia Carnival, which won’t be out […] The post QOTD: Hybrid Versus Conventional Drivetrains appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Jeep Compass Facelift India Launch Slated For January 27, 2021

Jeep unveiled the India-spec Compass facelift some time ago and now, the...
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Grand National Roadster Show a No Go for 2021

  The Grand National Roadster Show, and the Sacramento Autorama, both produced by Rod Shows, have been canceled for 2021 due to uncertainty caused by COVID-19 and the lack of clear guidelines on events from the State of California. “While we would love nothing more than to host both events again this year, we can’t […] The post appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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The Renault 5 Is Coming Back As A Compact Electric Car

The Renault 5 Concept previews a retro-styled electric production car set to arrive in 2025
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Kawasaki KLX 150 gets new colour options in Indonesia for MY2021

For MY2021, the Kawasaki KLX 150 has been given new colour options for the...
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2021 Tata Safari Officially Revealed In New Images; Production Commenced

Tata Motors dropped a bomb a few days ago when they announced that they will be...
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Should You Buy a Mitsubishi Extended Warranty? (2021)

The Mitsubishi extended warranty can add two years or 40,000 miles of coverage.The plan is administered by third-party companies, but dealerships can add fees to the sale.Cheaper and more flexible options may be available from leading extended warranty companies. Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Unexpected car repairs can throw a wrench in your budget, which is why vehicle service contracts come in handy. The Mitsubi...
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You Can Now Spend Over £100k On A BMW M3/M4 Competition

BMW's new mid-sized M cars are on sale now from £74,755, and if you get carried away, that figure rises considerably
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2021 Honda CBR150R launched in Indonesia; to rival Yamaha R15

The 150cc motorcycle segment in Indonesia has just become more competitive with...
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Mercedes-Benz Records A Massive 42.75% Decline In Sales In India In 2020

A couple of days ago, we reported to you with BMW's sales data for 2020 in...
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