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BS6 Kawasaki Ninja 300 Breaks Cover, to Launch Soon

Only a few days ago, Kawasaki India released a teaser image on its social media...
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Mariko is a project at times...

 A bit of a stressful day in terms of issues that arose with Mariko.First, everything was fine as I drove the 30 miles or so to Safford, AZ where the nearest NAPA store was located.  Well, almost everything was fine, she seemed to be idling at around 1100 rpms where normally it would be between 800-900 rpm.  Hmm.I got there just fine and purchased antifreeze (50/50 mix) and another 5 quart bottle of 10W30 oil.  It didn't take very much to fill up the radiator to the top so being low on coolant i...
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Lexus IS 500 F SPORT Performance: There’s a Powerful V8 Under That Raised Hood!

The 2022 Lexus IS 500 F SPORT Performance will turn heads and capture an equal number of hearts when it arrives this fall. We are already impressed by the new Lexus IS F SPORT’s driving dynamics, but this Performance variant has the potential to kick things up a notch. F SPORT Performance models will feature new styling cues, updated safety features, and a tremendous powertrain.  Styling & Design The hood of the IS 500 F SPORT Performance is raised by nearly two inches versus the stand...
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Hyundai Ioniq 5 Comes Out Looking Highly Conceptual

The Hyundai the Ioniq 5 compact crossover made its debut Monday evening and it’s another win for the brand’s styling department. Despite being known as budget-minded automakers by Hyundai and Kia have delivered some of the most interesting designs the industry has to offer and with surprising consistency. The Ioniq 5 simply carries that formula into […] The post Hyundai Ioniq 5 Comes Out Looking Highly Conceptual appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicles, Autos, Crossovers, EVs, Hyundai, Kia, New Cars, Hyundai Ioniq, Debuts, News Blog, Hatchback, Compact Crossover, Ioniq 5, Ioiniq


Volkswagen Reprises Blue Lagoon GLI for 2021 Show Car

Among water-cooled Volkswagen aficionados, the Mark 5 2004 Jetta GLI in a color called Blue Lagoon has become a unicorn. With this in mind, for 2021 Volkswagen rolled out a Jetta GLI concept car that reprises its sought-after predecessor.   Volkswagen limited the GTI 1337, a special edition made two years prior to the Blue […] The post Volkswagen Reprises Blue Lagoon GLI for 2021 Show Car appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Germany, Marketing, Events, Autos, Volkswagen, Gli, Blue Lagoon, Jetta, Enthusiasm, Enthusiast, News Blog, Show Cars, Show Car, Tuner Car


The Cherokee Nation wants Jeep to stop using its name on the popular 45-year-old vehicle

Relations between Native American tribes and corporate imagery depicting the people has shifted dramatically in the past few years. Jeep The Cherokee Nation wants Jeep to stop using the tribe's name, which the brand has used since 1975. Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. says he anticipates "further discussions" over a potential rebranding. Hoskin told Insider, "Our names were carefully selected by our ancestors before written history." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Che...
Tags: Transportation, Washington, Cars, US, NFL, Trends, Native American, Jeep, Jeep Cherokee, Hoskins, Chuck Hoskin, Cherokee Nation, Hoskin, Chuck Hoskin Jr, Aleeya Mayo, Washington Redskins Football Team


End of an Era: Lotus Elise & Exige Final Edition Performance Specs

With Lotus announcing that it will have a completely new lineup, we will be given one final hurrah with the outgoing Elise and Exige. Production of the Lotus Elise and the Exige is coming to an end after 25 and 21 years, respectively. Who knows what the future will hold for the iconic carmakers from Hethel, but for right now, we get the sharpest versions of two of the best sports cars ever made. Although we’re talking about two models here, Lotus will break down the final production run into...
Tags: Reviews, Autos, Michelin, Lotus, Exige, Elise, Yokohama, Evora, Overview, Lotus Exige, Lotus Exige Sport, Hethel, Edelbrock, Lotus Elise, Tony Borroz, Elise Exige


Hyundai's new, space-age electric SUV has a vital feature most cars lack: a dedicated place for your bag

The interior of the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5. Hyundai The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV debuted this week with striking looks and an airy cabin. There's even a space between the front seats for a purse or bag. Many cars today lack that feature, so it's great to see an automaker implement it. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. News of the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 all-electric SUV on Tuesday was exciting for many reasons, but chief among those reasons was that it has a place to put yo...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, Analysis, Autos, EVs, Hyundai, Electric Cars, Hyundai Ioniq, Hyundai Hyundai, Kristen Lee, BITranspo, 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5, Hyundai Ioniq 5, Universal Island


Rare Rides: The 1921 Detroit Electric 85A, a Very Early EV

It’s fitting that the first electric vehicle ever featured in the Rare Rides series is today’s two-door Detroit Electric. One of the earliest electric cars, the luxurious Detroit Electric was whirring around cities when many people still used horses. The Detroit Electric was produced by the Anderson Electric Car Company, previously a carriage builder. The […] The post Rare Rides: The 1921 Detroit Electric 85A, a Very Early EV appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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2021 Kawasaki KLX 300SM [Model Overview]

The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 300SM: A Full-On Race Bike For The Streets Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 300SM is a brand new model from the venerable Japanese brand. Based on the KLX 300R platform, the 300SM takes the off-road bike and wraps it in full street gear. It uses the same 292cc liquid cooled, four stroke single, with the same 33 HP and 21 lb-ft of torque, but redoes the ECU and cam profiles to give it much more aggressive acce...
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2021 Kawasaki KLX 300 [Model Overview]

The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 300: A Dual-Sport Masterpiece Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 300 is one of two brand new models from the venerable Japanese brand. Based on the KLX 300R platform, the KLX 300 takes the off-road bike and gives it a more street friendly stance. It uses the same 292cc liquid cooled, four stroke single, with the same 33 HP and 21 lb-ft of torque. Kawasaki then takes off the fully off-road tires and gives it mor...
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2021 Kawasaki KX 230 ABS [Model Overview]

The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 230 ABS: A Subtle, Competent Dual-Sport Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 KLX 230 ABS is designed by Kawasaki to be a trail bike with number plates. Unlike it’s bigger brother the KLX 300, the 230 is much more at home on the trail than the road. However, that’s not to say it doesn’t have road manners. Powered by a 233cc fuel-injected, air-cooled four stroke single, it packs 20 HP and 11 lb-ft of torque. The Japanese compan...
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Cherokee Nation Leader Suggests Jeep Reconsider SUV Names

The Cherokee Nation has requested that Jeep change the name of some of its vehicles. While you can probably guess which ones are causing offense, it should be stated that the automaker has been utilizing the Cherokee name to evoke a sense of power and natural harmony for over 45 years. But nobody is going […] The post Cherokee Nation Leader Suggests Jeep Reconsider SUV Names appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Fca, Autos, Jeep, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Grand Cherokee, Cherokee, Cherokee Nation, News Blog, Stellantis, Cultural Issues, Vehicle Names


Cherokee Nation Leader Suggest Jeep Reconsider SUV Names

The Cherokee Nation has requested that Jeep change the name of some of its vehicles. While you can probably guess which ones are causing offense, it should be stated that the automaker has been utilizing the Cherokee name to evoke a sense of power and natural harmony for over 45 years. But nobody is going […] The post Cherokee Nation Leader Suggest Jeep Reconsider SUV Names appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Fca, Autos, Jeep, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Grand Cherokee, Cherokee, Cherokee Nation, News Blog, Stellantis, Cultural Issues, Vehicle Names


Barclay's Analysts Bet Tesla Stock Is Being Propped Up By r/WallStreetBets

Tesla might be the beneficiary of the GameStonks effect, at least according to analysts for the British bank and investment firm Barclay’s.Read more...
Tags: Science, Cars, Tesla, Stock Market, Robinhood, Share Trading, Gamestop, Financial Markets, Short Selling, Barclay, Business Finance, Keith Gill, In Video Gaming, Rwallstreetbets, Gamestop Short Squeeze, Internet Based Activism


2021 Kawasaki KLX 300R [Model Overview]

The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 300R: The Bridge Between Trail Bike & Race Bike Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 300R is the top of the line trail bike from the Japanese brand. Using knowledge gained from Kawasaki’s motocross and supercross racing programs, a liquid cooled, super-lightweight, four stroke 292cc single is the thrumming heart of the motorcycle. With 33 HP and 21 lb-ft of torque, the objective is not to yank the riders’ arms ou...
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2021 Kawasaki KLX 230R [Model Overview]

The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 230R: A Trail Rider In Motocross Clothes Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 230R is the first of the Japanese brand’s full sized trail bikes, designed exclusively to conquer dirt trails while hopping over tree roots, scramble over rocks, and generally get you where you’re going without any issues. Powered by a 233cc air cooled four-stroke single, with just about 20 HP on tap, combined with a hair under 15 lb-ft...
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2021 Kawasaki KLX 140R Series [Model Overview]

The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 140R Series: The Best Bikes To Learn Trail Riding For The Intermediate Rider Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 140R, 140R L, and 110R F dirt bikes are designed to be progressively used by teenaged riders to progress through to full sized off-road bikes. Powered by a 144cc air cooled, four-stroke single, all three variations of the bike share a five speed manual transmission and a light but positive clutch. The...
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2021 Kawasaki KLX 110R/110R L [Model Overview]

The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 110R/110R L: A Friendly Off-Roader For Beginners Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki KLX 110R and 110R L dirt bikes are designed to be the perfect beginner junior motorcycles for those younger riders that want something to really get the fun going. Powered by a 112cc air cooled, four-stroke single, the bike develops about 7 HP and just a hair under 6 lb-ft of torque. Connected to a four speed centrifugal automatic, ...
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2021 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager ABS [Model Overview]

The 2021 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager ABS: Designed To Cross Continents Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager ABS is the top of the line touring cruiser from the Japanese company. Powered by a 1,700cc liquid cooled V-twin, much like its brother the 1700 Vaquero, it is tuned more for long-distance road trips instead of short blasts for a day trip. It generates 73 HP and 100 lb-ft of torque, which helps it be fuel-efficie...
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2021 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS [Model Overview]

The 2021 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS: The Ultimate Japanese Bagger Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS is designed with exactly one thing in mind: Elegant day-touring. Powered by a 1,700cc liquid cooled V-twin, 81 HP and 108 lb-ft of torque allow for easy highway rides with the grunt to get you out of any potential situation smoothly. While not as continent-crushing as its brother, the 1700 Voyager, if you do...
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2021 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic, Custom, & LT [Model Overview]

The 2021 Kawasaki Vulcan 900: Accessible Cruiser For Everyone Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 comes in three sets of clothing: The bare, raw 900 Classic, a city cruiser through and through; the 900 Custom, an expression of American custom style from Japanese manufacturer; and the 900 Classic LT, which is designed for the longer distance touring style of cruising. All are powered by a liquid-cooled 903cc V-twin, which chuck...
Tags: Motorcycles, Low, Kawasaki, 2021, Cruiser, Suzuki Boulevard, V-twin, Kawasaki Vulcan, Notfp, 600 - 1000cc, WARRANTY Warranty, Month Limited Warranty Kawasaki Protection Plus, Yamaha Bolt R Spec Harley Davidson Street


2021 Ram 1500 TRX Review – You Don’t Need It, But You’ll Want It

When the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX launched last fall, the usual suspects on auto-journalist Twitter started complaining that the truck offered more power than anyone really needed, at a terrible cost to the environment, since a truck like this would suck down fuel at a distressing rate. These folks had a point, though they seemed […] The post 2021 Ram 1500 TRX Review – You Don’t Need It, But You’ll Want It appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Hyundai just unveiled its stunning EV to compete with Tesla and Volkswagen - tour the brand-new Ioniq 5

2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5. Hyundai The 2022 Ioniq 5 is the first battery-electric car from Hyundai's dedicated EV brand. With the biggest battery and rear-wheel drive, Hyundai estimates it to return about 300 miles. No price was announced at this time, but you can expect them to arrive in the US later this year. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Back in August, Hyundai revealed plans to create a dedicated brand for battery-electric vehicles called Ioniq. This week, the aut...
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Cherokee Nation Chief Asks Jeep To Stop Using Tribe's Name

Jeep is under pressure to change the names of its Cherokee and Grand Cherokee models
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2021 Kawasaki Z400 ABS [Model Overview]

The 2021 Kawasaki Z400 ABS: Naked For New Riders Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Z400 ABS is Kawasaki’s naked for the new rider. Japanese-made, small, light, and razor-sharp, the 399cc Z400 more lets you feel the wind in your face. Sharing 98% of its DNA with the Kawasaki Ninja 400, it just required a few small changes to deliver the Z400. Kawasaki thankfully recognized the public was already very happy with their parallel-twin 399cc...
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2021 Kawasaki Z125 Pro [Model Overview]

The 2021 Kawasaki Z125 Pro: Calling Your Inner Hooligan Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Well hello inner child, you want to come out and get hooligan crazy? Sounds like a blast, and here is the perfect hooligan accessory, the made in Japan Kawasaki Z125 Pro. Let’s be honest, our inner child is for sure a pro-level hooligan. I will admit, I use the term hooligan loosely, but one look at the Z125 Pro and you begin smiling knowing full well this machine ...
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Non-negotiable 'destination fees' are rapidly increasing on new vehicles, but there are ways to offset them

A car shopper looks at a window sticker in a dealership. Tim Boyle/Getty Images A new investigation conducted by Consumer Reports found that destination fees are rising. The fees are non-negotiable but are also not advertised in a vehicle's base price. To offset the rising fees, Consumer Reports recommends that buyers negotiate the bottom line. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. If you've ever examined a car's window sticker, there's usually something added onto the ve...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, General Motors, Ford, Gm, Car Buying, Autos, Consumer Reports, Fiat Chrysler, Don, Ford Bronco, Chrysler Dodge, Kristen Lee, Mike Monticello, Bronco Sport, BITranspo


Modified Toyota Innova Crysta Looks Sinister With Lamborghini Urus-Like Looks

When we talk about modified vehicles, an MPV wouldn't necessarily be the...
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TVS’ Apache RR310 Sees Price Increase

An Extra $30 For Lots Of Features In today’s day and age, Indian motorcycle enthusiasts have a wicked amount of bikes in the 250-350cc category. This means that all of the big OEM’s are in direct (and tight) competition with one another to provide India with the perfect 300cc motorcycle. Honda’s H’ness CB350 has been a huge success for the Indian market, but for riders seeing a ‘sportier’ option, TVS’ Apache RR310 might fit the bill; but be aware that it has seen a bump in pricing for the 2021 ...
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