Honda Dio Repsol Edition vs Regular Model - Comparison Video

The Honda Dio Repsol Edition was launched in the Indian market last year, along...
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Visiting the White Sands National Monument with Mariko

 Today, the weather was warmer than the last couple of days but still more cloudy than desired, so it was still a brisk experience, walking among the dunes when the sun was hidden by clouds.I'd been to this park before, back in December of 2018, better pictures than the ones taken today here: LINKSo I learned one thing about the "white sands" at this monument.  If you visit after shortly after a snow fall, the sands are still wet if not still around and turns the sand, well, sand colored!  It wa...
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Pack It Up: Stellantis Disbands SRT Engineering Team

While we knew Fiat Chrysler Automobiles would have to undergo substantial changes after it merged with PSA Group to form Stellantis, many enthusiasts were holding out hope that the North American Street & Racing Technology (SRT) engineering team would skate by unmolested. No such luck.  Over the weekend, Mopar Insiders reported that the newly formed company […] The post Pack It Up: Stellantis Disbands SRT Engineering Team appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Toyota Tacoma TRD Lift Kit Debuts With New Bilstein Shocks & Cast-Iron Spacers

Tacoma owners now have the option to ride just a little higher, thanks to a new suspension lift kit available from Toyota Racing Development (TRD). The Toyota Tacoma TRD Lift Kit enhances the truck’s off-road chops with new Bilstein shocks and cast-iron spacers. TRD engineers specially designed and tested the new suspension lift kit, which is available for 2020 and newer Tacoma trucks. New Bilstein Shocks The TRD kit includes new monotube digressive value Bilstein shocks fitt...
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Rare Rides: The 1972 Gilbern Invader, Obscure and Welsh

Today’s Rare Ride hails from a tiny carmaker in business for less than two decades. The Gilbern name stands out in history as one of the few companies that built cars in Wales. Let’s check the company’s most successful model, the Invader. Gilbern Sports Cars was founded in 1959, by former butcher Giles Smith and […] The post Rare Rides: The 1972 Gilbern Invader, Obscure and Welsh appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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2021 Yamaha XSR700 [Model Overview]

The 2021 Yamaha XSR700 Brings Retro Class to the Modern Era Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Like its bigger brother, the XSR900, the 2021 Yamaha XSR700 is almost entirely a modified MT-07 wearing some new clothes. Also, like it’s bigger brother, the 2021 model uses a parallel-twin engine delivering 689cc’s with 74 HP and 50 lb-ft of torque. Unlike its bigger brother, however, the XSR700 is not meant to be reminiscent of the cafe racers of yesteryear. ...
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Mitsubishi completely redesigned its flagship SUV to battle the Toyota RAV-4 - check out the $25,795 Outlander

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander. Mitsubishi The 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander is all-new for its fourth generation. It competes with the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4, yet it has a third row of seats. Prices start at $25,795 and the cars will be available in April. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. As Mitsubishi's flagship SUV, the 2022 Outlander is all-new for its fourth generation.Unveiled on Tuesday, the new Outlander has been completely redesigned, but a few things remain fami...
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McLaren Artura Arrives: Light-weight, High-Price Supercar

Join us in welcoming another hybrid supercar to the world. Introducing the McLaren Artura. Yeah, it’s another car (or car company — we see you, Stellantis) with a weird name that sounds vaguely celestial. The specs, at least on paper, sound a bit more down-to-earth, at least as down-to-earth as one can get in this […] The post McLaren Artura Arrives: Light-weight, High-Price Supercar appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Ford Says All European Sales Will Be Battery Only by 2030

Another day, another automaker making promises about electric vehicles. Today’s company is Ford, which has vowed to make all European automotive sales electric-only by 2030. This comes with the footnote of having the ability to soften that promise with plug-in hybrids. But, since this is all about corporate virtue signaling, that’s not what automakers tend […] The post Ford Says All European Sales Will Be Battery Only by 2030 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Premium AWD Review – Ready for a Revolution That Isn’t Here Yet

I’ve been waiting to get my grubby mitts on the steering wheel of the Ford Mustang Mach-E for over a year now. I spent a good chunk of a weekend learning all about it before the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show. And I was all set to trek to Detroit to drive it last fall. […] The post 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Premium AWD Review – Ready for a Revolution That Isn’t Here Yet appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Full-Faired MT-07 to Fill R6’s Absence In Yamaha’s 2022 Lineup

Is It an R7 Or an MT-07 F? Back in Q4 2020, we saw Yamaha slowly roll out their 2021 motorcycle model lineup but were left puzzled when there was no R6 to be found. It turns out that our guesses were correct and Yamaha is indeed planning on a build featuring fairings based around the MT-07 to replace the R6 in the meantime. Originally, we assumed that the R6 was perhaps pushed back due to updated Euro 5 regulations leaving Yamaha to scramble for an answer. Regardless of whether the model drop h...
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Stealth Black Bimota Tesi H2 Carbon Will Arrive In UK March 2021

228 Horsepower In Stealth Fashion We’ve done our fair share of keeping our readers updated regarding Bimota’s Italian exotic race motorcycle – dubbed the ‘Tesi H2‘ – and we’re now finally in the last stages before the public can get their hands on this special blacked-out Carbon edition. Bimota has their sights on a March UK release for this Carbon edition. Beyond the color changes, this bike will still be the Tesi H2 at heart. The bike will feature the same supercharged inline-four engine tak...
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40 years ago, this TV commercial introduced the DeLorean to stunned viewers

Forty years ago the DeLorean was announced. The $25,000 price tag was out-of-reach for most people, but for those who could afford one, they got what few other cars featured at the time — death-trap gullwing doors and stainless steel body panels that showed every fingerprint. — Read the rest
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Bruiser: A Harley Softail drag bike from Belgium

We’ve followed the wacky Sultans of Sprint race series since day one, impressed by the outrageous purpose-built machines that some of our favorite custom builders have produced for it. But the series is much bigger than what we’ve touched on here. Because for every high profile shop or manufacturer with an entry, there’s a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. This unapologetic 2000-model Harley-Davidson Softail is one of them. It was customized by Bruno Belva of BG-Garage Custom, for its owne...
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2021 Yamaha XSR900 [Model Overview]

The 2021 Yamaha XSR900 Delivers Retro Styling in a Sport Package Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Yamaha XSR900 is, for all intents and purposes, an MT-09 wearing a new suit. For 2021, however, it does not adopt the new engine, staying with the 847cc inline-triple that the 2020 Yamaha MT-09 used. This means the retro clothing is still pushed along with 115 HP and 65 lb-ft of torque in this Japanese-made bike. The XSR900 uses that power nicely. With...
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Keanu Reeves Spotted in Malibu on his ARCH KRGT-1

Keanu Reeves is renowned for being an actor, motorcycle enthusiast, and overall awesome human being. To no surprise, he was recently filmed chatting with fans about the motorcycle he was riding in Malibu, California.  Reeves was out riding on his custom ARCH motorcycle which is his own motorcycle company and happens to be celebrating its 10th birthday this year.  While taking a short break on his ride as we all take, a few fans came up to chat about his Arch KRGT-1. After a few minutes o...
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2022 Mitsubishi Outlander: Beyond Badge Engineering

Mitsubishi revealed the all-new 2022 Outlander utility vehicle over the internet last night. In fact, the automaker almost made as big of a fuss about this being the first car showcased via Amazon Live as it did its new SUV. It’s the kind of thing that really makes you wonder where an automaker’s priorities are located, […] The post 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander: Beyond Badge Engineering appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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2021 Yamaha MT-07 [Model Overview]

The 2021 Yamaha MT-07: A Popular Middleweight Choice Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Yamaha MT-07, much like its bigger brother the MT-09, enters its third generation. As part of this rework of the 2021 model, an all-new 689cc liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine is slung into the Japanese-made frame. Making 75 HP and 49.5 lb-ft, the engine is fully Euro5 compliant, which consequently means it is well above California CARB requirements. As part...
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Recall: Royal Enfield Continental GT & Interceptor

Niche motorcycle manufacturer Royal Enfield has issued a recall for certain Continental GT and Interceptor bikes located in the US. The recall was issued due to a potential corrosion problem on the motorcycle’s brakes, possibly increasing the risk of injury or death. Both models were produced in India between 2018 and 2020 before being exported to the US. These are the two largest motorcycles produced in the Royal Enfield lineup while the majority is controlled by Eicher Motors. According to a...
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5 Best Radar Detectors Under $200 – A Buyer’s Guide (2021)

Many people wonder if a radar detector is worth it, but if you’ve ever gotten a speeding ticket, you already know the answer. Yes, radar detectors are worth it, especially for people who drive long distances or are always on the go.  However, many popular radar detectors can be expensive, ranging between $400 to $800. Do you really need to spend this much for a quality radar detector? No way!  Below, we’ll go over a list of the best affordable radar detectors under $200 for anyone on a bud...
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2021 Yamaha MT-03 [Model Overview]

2021 Yamaha MT-03: The Perfect Commuter Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The third-generation, Japanese-made Yamaha MT-03 was launched last year, and as such, not much has changed since the 2020 model. The 2021 model receives a new paintwork option, a slightly updated front fork factory setting, and honestly, that’s about it. It still has the excellent 321cc parallel-twin engine that chucks out just about 50 HP and 24 lb-ft of torque. It still will gru...
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In Review: 2021 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk

It's not a Wrangler, and it doesn't look like it could do the job, but the Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk is actually very off-road capable - and then very well-mannered once it's back on the asphalt. Find out more in my review at [Author: Jil McIntosh]
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Aeye becomes latest lidar company to go public via SPAC

Aeye, a lidar startup that developed its technology for use in autonomous vehicles as well as to support advanced driver assistance systems in passenger cars, is going public through a merger with CF Finance Acquisition Corp. III that will value the company at $2 billion. The agreement marks the latest lidar company to turn to so-called blank check companies or SPACs in lieu of a traditional IPO process. Velodyne Lidar kicked off the trend last summer when it announced that it planned to go publ...
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2021 Yamaha MT-10 [Model Overview]

The 2021 Yamaha MT-10: Aggressive Styling, Power, and Agility Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Yamaha MT-10 was launched in 2017 as a successor to the older FZ/Fazer series street naked sport bikes. It uses the same engine that is used in the YZF-R1 but has been re-tuned from 198 HP to 160 HP. This retuning allows the engine to have a low to mid range power band, with peak torque at 82 lbs-ft. For the 2021 model year, the MT-10 has many technical c...
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Suzuki Celebrates Seventh MotoGP World Title With This Very Special Swift

Suzuki won the 2020 MotoGP World Championship after a hiatus of two decades,...
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2021 Yamaha MT-09 & SP [Model Overview]

The 2021 Yamaha MT-09 is a Thrilling Evolution in Engineering Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Yamaha MT-09 is a fairly new model, having only been launched in 2014. It is an interesting Japanese motorcycle as it toes the line between a naked sport and a streetfighter-style body and power. 2021 is the launch of the third generation of the MT-09 model, and as such is a slightly reworked model. Using a new 890cc crossplane inline-three engine, it pro...
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Google Maps users can now pay for parking or their transit fare right from the app

Drivers throughout the United States will now have the option to pay for street parking right from Google Maps as part of an expanded partnership with transportation software companies Passport and Parkmobile. Google also announced it was extending this contactless payment feature to public transit users. Google Maps’ pay for parking feature will expand first via Android to more than 400 U.S. cities, including Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York and Washington D.C. The feature will b...
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2021 Yamaha YZF-R3 & Monster Energy MotoGP YZF-R3 [Model Overview]

2021 Yamaha YZF-R3: The R1’s Younger Sibling Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Yamaha YZF-R3 is a modern entry-level sport, Japanese-made motorcycle, being introduced only in 2015. With power coming in at approximately 50 HP from the 320cc inline twin lightweight aluminum engine, the R3 is more than capable of hard acceleration, cruising at speed, and track riding. Compared to the previous year, this year’s model has come up 7 lbs to be 375 lbs wet....
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2021 Yamaha YZF-R1 & R1M [Model Overview]

2021 Yamaha YZF-R1 Represents the Best of the Best Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Yamaha YZF-R1 is still considered, despite its nearly 23-year-old history, as one of the greatest Japanese supersports to ever hit the market. Continuing on from the 2020 model, the 2021 R1 has only had a few minor changes, keeping it 99% the same bike as the 2020 Yamaha YZF-R1. The biggest change between the years is that the 998cc inline-four, which still throws o...
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Renault Sub-4m Sedan Plans For India Axed - Here's Why

Back in February 2020, there were some news about Renault working on a sub-4m...
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