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Watch the McLaren Elva’s Active Air Management System in action

Watch the McLaren Elva’s Active Air Management System in action

The McLaren Elva is the newest addition to the British carmaker’s Ultimate Series lineup. The Elba joins the ranks of the iconic F1 along with the P1, Speedtail, and Senna. But unlike the aforementioned exotics, the Elva is the only speedster in the group. This means learning to deal with an 804-horsepower supercar with no roof, windshield, and side windows.

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2021 Honda Insight enters the fray with new safety tech

2021 Honda Insight enters the fray with new safety tech

The good thing about the 2021 Honda Insight is its conventional three-box sedan body style. From any angle, the Insight is pretty much a normal family sedan, and that’s a good thing if you like staying under the radar. Honda is releasing the 2021 Insight virtually unchanged from last year’s model, but the EX and Touring trim are now equipped with standard blind spot information with cross-traffic monitor.

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Bugatti Centodieci is limited to ten units, and Cristiano Ronaldo has one

Bugatti Centodieci is limited to ten units, and Cristiano Ronaldo has one

It seems the rumors aren’t true, after all. Last year, the automotive press speculated that footballer Cristiano Ronaldo was the mystery buyer of Bugatti’s $18.7-million La Voiture Noire. As it turns out, Ronaldo filled the order books for the Centodieci, instead. And you know what, he made the right choice. And we’ll tell you why.

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Find out which Volkswagen vehicle is ideal for your zodiac sign

Find out which Volkswagen vehicle is ideal for your zodiac sign

Tired of coronavirus updates? Volkswagen has something to cheer you up. The German carmaker came up with a handy guide about the ideal VW based on your zodiac sign. You see, cars are not just our preferred mode of transport – it also reflects our personality and lifestyle traits. But with so many brands, models, and segments to choose from, buying a new car is not as easy as it seems.

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Volkswagen e-Bulli Concept by eClassics is an EV conversion done right

Volkswagen e-Bulli Concept by eClassics is an EV conversion done right

There’s no easier way to make car lovers swoon than a vintage Volkswagen Type 1 microbus or Kombi. In this case, you’re looking at the VW e-Bulli concept by eClassics. It’s a 1966 T1 Samba Bus produced in Hannover, Germany. As it turns out, this Type 1 microbus spent the better part of the last half-century roaming the streets of California. And now, VW and eClassics has given this vintage Kombi an all-new electric powertrain.

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Here’s a closer look at Bugatti’s entire supercar lineup

Here’s a closer look at Bugatti’s entire supercar lineup

Bugatti released a series of images depicting its entire supercar lineup. In true Bugatti fashion, all six models are parked in front of the carmaker’s Chateau St. Jean headquarters in Molsheim, France. With a combined cost of over $38-million, this is perhaps the most expensive lineup of series-production automobiles in the modern era.

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The Suzuki Swift Sport Hybrid is a brilliant hot hatch

The Suzuki Swift Sport Hybrid is a brilliant hot hatch

Quirky Japanese automaker Suzuki recently unleashed the Suzuki Swift Sport Hybrid in Europe, and we say it remains a brilliant choice for a hot hatch. In fact, it’s among the first subcompact cars to gain an electrified powertrain. However, Suzuki didn’t do it solely to amplify the Swift’s modest performance attributes.

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2021 Kia Sorento is essentially a midsized Telluride

2021 Kia Sorento is essentially a midsized Telluride

Wait, isn’t the new Kia Seltos supposed to be the baby Telluride? True, but the 2021 Kia Sorento is also following the footsteps of the magnificent Telluride, and that’s a good thing. You see, the Kia Telluride has an open secret: It’s one of the best three-row SUVs you can buy today. And based on what we’re seeing, it seems the new Sorento is destined to move the goalpost even further.

The previous third-generation Sorento was not a bad-looking car, but the new fourth-gen model is beaming with pride. It has a new angular front bumper and horizontal grille similar to the Seltos. The sharper lines and elongated proportions of the vehicle connotes dynamism and confidence. The Sorento is riding on Kia’s new-generation midsize SUV platform, and it’s also the first vehicle to utilize this new chassis design.

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This Lexus UX is brandishing a new tattoo

This Lexus UX is brandishing a new tattoo

When was the last time you saw an actual tattooed car? Well, this Lexus UX has it, and it looks awesome. Celebrating premium Japanese artistry and craftsmanship, Lexus commissioned London-based tattoo artist Claudia De Sabe and husband Yutaro of Red Point Studio to give the UX SUV some ink.

However, it’s not as easy as it sounds. "When you tattoo a person, you have to think about the muscles and tissue beneath the skin," said De Sabe. "With the car, it was about the way the bodywork changes shape over the framework." - Apparently, it was De Sabe’s first time to tattoo a car, and she had to employ a new technique – not to mention use a new host of tools – to complete the job.

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This GFG Style Bandini Dora is a luscious electric speedster

This GFG Style Bandini Dora is a luscious electric speedster

The GFG Style Bandini Dora may not have the pleasure of having a renowned nameplate, but it remains one of the best-looking – if not, most intriguingly-styled – speedsters to enter the new decade. Apart from the coronavirus, the biggest news in the automotive world is all about roofless sensations like the McLaren Elva, Bentley Mulliner Bacalar, and Aston Martin V12 Speedster, and it’s easy to understand why.

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The Bugatti Atlantic could have been the “entry-level” Bugatti

The Bugatti Atlantic could have been the “entry-level” Bugatti

Few people know the mystery behind the Bugatti Atlantic. Apart from being named after the Type 57 SC Atlantic of the 1930s, it was supposed to sell alongside the Veyron and Chiron as an ‘entry-level’ Bugatti GT.

Sure, you can say the ultra-exclusive La Voiture Noire is the true spiritual successor of the Type 57 SC, especially with its bold center line running from the hood to the trunk – a clear nod to the riveted construction of the original model - With a base price of 16.7 million Euro (or roughly $18.3 million), it’s hard to deny the lineage behind the design inspiration of La Voiture Noire.

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Nissan Ultimate Parks TITAN and Destination Frontier give trucks overland upgrades

Nissan Ultimate Parks TITAN and Destination Frontier give trucks overland upgrades

Nissan is cooking up a savory treat for overland fanatics. The Japanese carmaker is set to introduce the Ultimate Parks TITAN and Destination Frontier at the 2019 Overland Expo West in Flagstaff, Arizona. These two trucks are fitted with a plethora of rugged modifications to make them more capable in tackling extreme off-road terrain.

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