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Porsche 911 Sport Classic Caught on Video at the Nürburgring

Photo credit: Automotive Mike via YouTube The endless stream of Porsche 911 variants continues and one of the upcoming additions is the Sport Classic. One of the giveaways that this is a Sport Classic is the ducktail spoiler, which was also found in the 997-generation car, the first to offer this variant built by Porsche Exclusive. That design cue pays tribute to the 1973 Carrera RS 2.7, which also had a ducktail spoiler, meaning you won’t mistake it for anything else. A closer look shows wider...
Tags: Videos, News, 911, Youtube, Porsche, Autos, Carrera, Mike, Nurburgring, Carrera RS, PASM, Sport Classic, 992


Ferrari Introducing 818 Horsepower V12 for Limited Edition 812 Superfast

Beset by electric vehicle announcements and planned fueling restrictions, your author has scoured the internet for something you might actually enjoy from the realm of internal combustion. Instead, you’ll be settling for an update on the Ferrari 812 Superfast you couldn’t possibly afford. The company has opted to make the model a little faster and will […] The post Ferrari Introducing 818 Horsepower V12 for Limited Edition 812 Superfast appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ferrari, Supercars, Autos, Limited Edition, News Blog, Grand Tourers, GT Cars, Ferrari 812 Superfast, Ferrari 812, Superfast, 812


2023 Cadillac Lyriq vs Tesla Model Y, Audi E-Tron, Jaguar I-Pace | Specs compared

Filed under: Green,Audi,Cadillac,Jaguar,Tesla,Crossover,Electric,Luxury,Comparison Continue reading 2023 Cadillac Lyriq vs Tesla Model Y, Audi E-Tron, Jaguar I-Pace | Specs compared 2023 Cadillac Lyriq vs Tesla Model Y, Audi E-Tron, Jaguar I-Pace | Specs compared originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 21 Apr 2021 14:11:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
Tags: Tesla, Green, Luxury, Autos, Jaguar, Electric, Audi, Comparison, Cadillac, Crossover, Cadillac Lyriq


It's a good time to get a great deal on a new sports car

Filed under: Acura,Audi,BMW,Car Buying,Convertible,Coupe,Hybrid,Luxury,Performance,Supercars,Sedan Continue reading It's a good time to get a great deal on a new sports car It's a good time to get a great deal on a new sports car originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 21 Apr 2021 14:57:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
Tags: Luxury, Supercars, Car Buying, Autos, Bmw, Performance, Audi, Best Deals, Hybrid, Convertible, Coupe, Acura, Sedan, Acura Audi, Car Values, Biggest Discount


Tesla's top lawyer has left Elon Musk's company for a 26-year-old billionaire's self-driving startup

Ben Margot/Associated Press Tesla's acting general counsel has joined the self-driving startup Luminar Technologies. Alan Prescott, who joined Tesla four years ago, will lead the startup's legal team. Intel executive Trey Campbell also joined the startup, It said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla's top lawyer, Alan Prescott, has left the electric car company to join Luminar Technologies, a startup that develops laser sensors for self-driving cars, the co...
Tags: Transportation, Uber, Elon Musk, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Intel, Ford, Toyota, Self-driving Cars, Autonomous Cars, Volvo, Billionaire, Prescott, Russell


2023 Cadillac Lyriq is Almost Here

Today the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq made its production debut. If this is the highlight of a century of innovation, what’s Cadillac been doing the rest of the time? Cadillac’s luxury electric SUV is starting a new era ahead of schedule. You can place your order in September for a 2022 first-half delivery. “The 2023 Cadillac […] The post 2023 Cadillac Lyriq is Almost Here appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Design, Technology, Marketing, Global, Sales, Green, Production, Luxury, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Emerging Markets, Autos, Crossovers, Autonomous Vehicles, Export


Micromobility’s next big business is software, not vehicles

The days of the shared, dockless micromobility model are numbered. That’s essentially the conclusion reached by Puneeth Meruva, an associate at Trucks Venture Capital who recently authored a detailed research brief on micromobility. Meruva is of the opinion that the standard for permit-capped, dockless scooter-sharing is not sustainable — the overhead is too costly, the returns too low — and that the industry could splinter. “Because shared services have started a cultural transition, people are...
Tags: Transportation, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Software, Automotive, Tortoise, Lime, E-bikes, Micromobility, E-scooters, Trucks Venture Capital, Puneeth Meruva, EC Mobility Software, EC Mobility Hardware, Bird E-scooters, Lime E-scooters


Rare Rides: A 1992 Lexus LS 400 in As-new Condition

Rare Rides featured its first Lexus recently, the SC 400 which stood as the brand’s first coupe offering. Today we’ll check out the more important flagship of the Lexus brand upon its introduction in the early Nineties: the LS 400. Toyota knew it was go big or go home when it came to a luxury […] The post Rare Rides: A 1992 Lexus LS 400 in As-new Condition appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Toyota


Electrified Genesis G80 Makes Global Debut. Will It Be a Winner?

I think it’s safe to say that Genesis, the South Korean luxury auto manufacturer, is on a roll these days. Hot on the heels of a number of production successes and the debut of their stunning X Concept, we now have to take in the Electrified Genesis G80, the company’s first EV model. What’s In a Name? Genesis’ first-ever EV model, the Electrified G80, was introduced to the global market at Auto Shanghai 2021. Yes, that’s the car’s full and formal name: “Electrified Genesis G80.” I know,...
Tags: Canada, United States, Shanghai, Autos, Genesis, Car News, Tony Borroz, Genesis Motor North America Original, Electrified Genesis G80, Genesis Motor North America Genesis Electrified, Electrified G80, Genesis Motor North America Tech


Chip Shortage Forcing Daimler to Stall Production

In today’s update on the semiconductor shortage, we learn that Daimler has elected to place over 18,000 Mercedes-Benz employees on reduced schedules. With an insufficient number of chips, the manufacturer cannot produce vehicles with sufficient reliability and has decided to ease off until resupplies are more predictable. Unfortunately, that’s unlikely to happen for at least […] The post Chip Shortage Forcing Daimler to Stall Production appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Supply Chain, Industry, Autos, Automotive Industry, Chips, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes, Suppliers, Semiconductor, Daimler, Industry News, Daimler AG, News Blog, Chip Shortage, Semiconductor Shortage


A Dozen More States Virtue Signaling Over Vehicle Bans

Having noticed that Washington got a bit of publicity for vowing to ban all vehicles reliant on internal combustion after 2030, a dozen other American states decided it would be a good idea to reaffirm their own religious-like commitment to the environment by saying they too will be restricting your choice of automobiles by 2035. […] The post A Dozen More States Virtue Signaling Over Vehicle Bans appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Washington, Government, White House, America, Green, United States, Electric Vehicles, Editorials, Autos, Environmentalism, Biden, EVs, Industry News, Bans, UAW, News Blog


Molto Veloce: A Monster S4RS built for a retired racer

The custom scene in Brazil doesn’t get much recognition on a global scale, which is surprising. Last year, a whopping 900,000 bikes were sold in South America’s largest country, mostly by Honda—which has over 75% of the market. So when this Monster S4RS popped up we thought, ‘Finalmente!’ It comes from a Ducati specialist called SR Corse, based in Vila Madalena—the arts center of São Paulo. And it looks like one helluva ride. “Since 2016 we’ve been building custom bikes, mostly Ducati,”...
Tags: Motorcycles, Ducati, Brazil, South America, Honda, Alcantara, Sebastian, Rafael, Vila Madalena, Custom Motorcycles, Ducati Monster, Ducati Cafe Racer, Cafe racers, Rafael Pacheco, Sebastian Rochon, SR Corse


Type S Origin Story: A Look Back at Acura’s Type S History

It all started with the 1997 NSX Type S in Japan, which led Honda R&D engineers in America to create a prototype coupe called the AC-R. From 2001 through 2008, Type S models played a significant role in Acura’s performance lineup. This video from Acura looks back at the Type S models through the years as we get ready for a new era of Type S cars.  Original article: Type S Origin Story: A Look Back at Acura’s Type S History
Tags: Japan, America, Magazine, Autos, Honda, Acura


Moxiao Replicates Ducati Panigale In 500RR Knock-off

Made in China Ever dreamed of riding a Panigale V4 with 1/5th the horsepower and half the displacement? Do you want to trick people into thinking you own a $25,000 bike – when really it cost less than half? Quartz.com said it best themselves, “Your brilliant Kickstarter idea could be on sale in China before you’ve even finished funding it”. China has a knack for making dubiously similar products to ones you can find in the west, at a fraction of the price. Chinese motorcycle manufacturer Moxiao...
Tags: China, Motorcycles, Ducati, Honda, Motorcycle News, Ducati Panigale, Panigale, Moxiao 500RR, Moxiao


A New Limited-Edition Full-Face Helmet Enters The Market: Givi’s 50.6 Sport Deep

Mirror Visors From the Factory We just recently covered Caberg’s newly released entry-level helmet (at an entry-level cost), and now it’s Givi’s turn to add some spices into the pot. Givi just dropped the curtain on their new limited-run editions of the 50.6 Sport Deep helmet. Cost-effective, and incredibly stylish. Givi has nailed the premium look with this helmet thanks to some insane new graphics supported with tinted visors. The 50.6 was already a great helmet, and these new versions take t...
Tags: Motorcycles, Helmet, Motorcycle News, Givi, Full-Face Helmet, Caberg, Givi 50.6 Sport Deep, Sport Deep Helmet


2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Freedom Long-Term Test Intro

It’s perhaps a bit ironic that Jeep has Ford to thank for at least one sale. Last summer’s media blitz surrounding the coming release of the still-coming Bronco stirred a latent yearn within the soul of my wife. A winter vacation to an RV park in Florida had her thinking aloud about the joy of […] The post 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Freedom Long-Term Test Intro appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Florida, Ford, Autos, Jeep, Jeep Wrangler, 2021 Jeep Wrangler


Audi finally brought the RS 6 Avant to the States; here's your last chance to win one

Filed under: Audi,Commerce Continue reading Audi finally brought the RS 6 Avant to the States; here's your last chance to win one Audi finally brought the RS 6 Avant to the States; here's your last chance to win one originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 21 Apr 2021 10:22:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
Tags: Commerce, Autos, States, Audi, Audi Commerce Continue


Hungry for auto history? This Canadian museum brings the cars to you...

Canada has a long and fascinating auto history of its own, with a number of cars that weren't made anywhere else - and the Canadian Automotive Museum in Oshawa, Ontario has a large collection of them. You can't visit it right now due to pandemic restrictions, so the Museum is offering online lectures every month. Find out more in my story at the National Post (Driving.ca). [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Canada, Autos, Jil McIntosh, Automotive History, Oshawa Ontario, Antique Cars, Automotive Museum


Update From The Publisher

Jake Schaaf, Publisher Dear FlatSixes.com Family, I wanted to provide a brief message on what drives us at Wrecked Media Group and give you some insight into what you can expect to see happening here on FlatSixes.com. First and foremost, we are NOT a venture capital group and at this time we’ve taken in no capital from outside investors. We’re fully funded by and 100% owned by the WMG team! We know it’s a concern in the industry when websites change ownership and become part of a larger “group”...
Tags: News, Autos, Jacob, WMG, Stefan Ogbac, Bradley Brownell, FLATSIXES.com Updates, Jake Schaaf Publisher Dear FlatSixes, Wrecked Media Group, Flat Sixes Newsletter, Chad Kirchner


‘Porsche Unseen’ Is A Rare Look Inside Porsche’s Design Studio

Porsche's design studio isn't based in some far-flung metropolitan like New York or Los Angeles or Tokyo. The company got its start in industrial design, after all, so why not keep everything in-house where it can be inspired by the depth of history and motor sport the brand is known for. That's why Porsche has kept its design studio in the quiet German town of Weissach. There's a reason Porsches look like Porsches, and could never be mistaken for another make. The whole company is so invested ...
Tags: Reviews, Books, New York, Design, Germany, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Porsche, Ducati, Autos, Tokyo, Toyota, Volkswagen, Aston Martin, Boxster Cayman, Porsche Unseen


2021 TT2000 - Coming Home Part 2

So following a great meal at the Cardrona Pub and a night at Kelly's cool little cottage we were ready to tackle a new adventure.Kelly runs The Cardrona, a horse trekking and quad bike tour operation and she was good enough to organise a ride up into the hills for us.  I doubt you'll need much help in deciding what form of transport we were going to use...Check out our awesome (and most trendy) [Author: Andrew Thomson]
Tags: Videos, Motorcycles, Cardrona, Kelly, Andrew Thomson, TT2000, Quad riding, Cardrona Pub


Audi A6 e-tron concept: The Magnificent Return of “Vorsprung Durch Technik”

The Audi A6 e-tron concept made its debut at Auto Shanghai 2021. I’m a massive sucker for Audi concept vehicles. The brand has a habit of presenting concept cars that are 90 to 95 percent ready for production. And upon laying eyes on Audi’s magnificent-looking A6 e-tron concept, only three words entered my mind: Vorsprung Durch Technik. Setting The Stage The Vorsprung Durch Technik tagline is responsible for the high-tech persona of modern Audi vehicles. In English, it means Advancement ...
Tags: Germany, Porsche, Electric Vehicles, Shanghai, Autos, Epa, Volkswagen, Audi, Benz, Audi Group, Sportback, Porsche Audi, Car News, Alvin Reyes, Lancer GSR, Premium Platform Electric


2023 Vantas VX SUV and T-Go Coming to the U.S.

The Vantas VX SUV will go on sale in the U.S. in late 2022. HAAH Automotive Holdings and Sicar announced yesterday that they will import Vantas and T-Go vehicles. This is a prelude to HAAH and Shanghai Sicar Automotive Technology manufacturing vehicles stateside. The COVID-19 pandemic delayed their U.S. manufacturing startup. A letter of intent […] The post 2023 Vantas VX SUV and T-Go Coming to the U.S. appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, Jobs, China, Global, Industry, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Behind The Scenes, Trucks, Sales And Marketing, Suppliers, New Cars, SUVs, Branding, Joint Venture, Consolidation


FlatSixes Isn’t Afraid Of Change

Photo credit: Alexander Kirch / Shutterstock.com The Porsche of today would be unrecognizable to the Porsche of the mid-1990s. Back then the company was in dire straits, struggling to sell 10,000 cars annually here in the U.S. market. In 2020, despite a pandemic, Porsche shifted nearly 60,000 new cars and almost 30,000 certified pre-owned models. It did all of this while delivering its first of many electric vehicles, the Taycan sedan, forging new electric motor sport ties in Formula E, and co...
Tags: News, Porsche, Autos, Formula E, Reboot, Stuttgart, Macan, Flatsixes, Alexander Kirch Shutterstock, Taycan Sport Turismo


Kia 2021 Seltos and 2020-21 Soul are Flaming Hot

Kia has recalled 2021 Seltos SUVs and 2020-21 Soul wagons with 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engines. 147,249 vehicles are involved. Inconsistent piston ring heat treating may cause engine damage. This can lead to a loss of power, and an increased risk of fires or crashing. 2020-2021 Kia Souls produced between 11/24/2018-10/24/2020, and 2021 Seltos produced between 11/20/2019-10/15/2020 […] The post Kia 2021 Seltos and 2020-21 Soul are Flaming Hot appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Quality, Production, Soul, Recall, Korea, Autos, Kia, Hot Takes, SUVs, Nhtsa, News Blog, Hot Stuff, Safety Recall, Buy/Drive/Burn, Seltos


‘Carwow’ Goes In-Depth With 992 GT3

Photo credit: Carwow via YouTube The embargo on first drive impressions for the all new Porsche 911 GT3 has lifted, which means news outlets around the world are sharing their thoughts about the latest GT car from Porsche. One of the more in-depth videos, which includes 0-60 mph times and quarter-mile testing is from Mat Watson at Carwow. Mat ultimate crushes the claimed 0-60 mph time by getting into the high 2 second range, though it's unclear if Carwow testing includes a calculated 1-foot ...
Tags: Videos, Video, 911, Review, Porsche, Autos, Carwow, GT3, Porsche GT2/GT3, Mat Watson


What To Expect From Next-Gen KTM Duke Family?

A new set of spy shots of KTM's next-generation range of single-cylinder...
Tags: Autos, KTM


Cadillac’s all-electric Lyriq flagship to start just below $60,000

The Cadillac Lyriq, the all-electric crossover and flagship of GM’s luxury brand, will start at a skosh under $60,000 when it comes to the U.S. market in early 2022. The price, which doesn’t include destination charges, is one of the last remaining details to be shared about the production version of the Lyriq. GM first revealed a showcar version of the Lyriq back in August. On Wednesday, the automaker announced the pricing along with the final specifications of the production vehicle. The Lyriq...
Tags: TC, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Epa, Electric, Cadillac, Spring Hill, Spring Hill Tennessee, Cadillac Buick Chevrolet, Super Cruise GM, Cadillac Lyriq, Lyriq, LG Energy Solution


Ferrari's New 812 Superfast-Based Special Revs To 9500rpm

Maranello has announced a more focused version of the 812 which develops 818bhp at a heady 9500rpm
Tags: Ferrari, Maranello, Autos


Cheer On This 1 Million Kilometer VW Golf As It Chases Its Top Speed

In an impressive display of commitment, this driver took an extremely leggy MkIII Golf up to its top speed on the Autobahn, something which took a while...
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