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Elon Musk teases $25,000 Tesla

Elon Musk teases $25,000 Tesla

Tesla aims to build its most affordable electric car yet within the next three years, with Elon Musk suggesting a $25,000 EV would be possible. The promise came during the Tesla Battery Day 2020 event, an opportunity for Musk & Co. to set the scene for where battery technology is today, and where the automaker believes it will be in the coming years.

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BMW unveils 2021 M3 and M4 packing up to 503 horsepower

BMW unveils 2021 M3 and M4 packing up to 503 horsepower

BMW has pulled the wraps off the new generation of M3 and M4 performance cars for 2021. The core M3 and M4 models feature 473 horsepower while the Competition versions offer 503 horsepower. Pricing starts at $69,900 for the M3 and $71,800 for the M4, plus $995 destination fee. Starting next summer Competition models will be available with M xDrive.

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2021 Porsche Panamera 4S E-Hybrid First Drive – Electric Hero

2021 Porsche Panamera 4S E-Hybrid First Drive – Electric Hero

Not all hybrids are created equal, something the 2021 Porsche Panamera 4S E-Hybrid makes abundantly clear. While this mid-cycle refresh of the second generation Panamera adds electric range and makes it easier to whir along in zero-emission harmony, the lure of 552 horsepower suggests Porsche isn't exactly expecting hypermiling to be high on the agenda for owners. Think of this as electrification by way of speed-obsessed Stuttgart.

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2021 Kia Sorento sees 3-row SUV aim big

2021 Kia Sorento sees 3-row SUV aim big

There's a new Kia SUV in town, with the 2021 Sorento promising a new turbo engine option, a more flexible interior, and more capability should you find yourself off-road. One of the automaker's top-sellers, the Sorento sticks with its three-row seating for up to seven, but gets extra power and economy along the way.

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Touring Superleggera Aero 3 features retro styling cues and a Ferrari’s heart

Touring Superleggera Aero 3 features retro styling cues and a Ferrari’s heart

Touring Superleggera has unveiled its latest creation, the aptly named Aero 3. If you haven’t heard of Touring before this, then maybe you’ve heard of the Jensen Interceptor, the Alfa Romeo Disco Volante, or the Aston Martin DB4. The Italian coachbuilder is also behind the Mini Superleggera Vision concept, and most recently, the 2019 Touring Sciàdipersia Cabriolet based on the Maserati GranCabrio.

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2021 Nissan Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition arrives with bespoke features aplenty

2021 Nissan Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition arrives with bespoke features aplenty

The 2021 Nissan Maxima 40th Anniversary Edition is making a lot of us feel old. I still remember vividly how the Maxima ran away with Motor Trend’s Import Car of the Year Award in 1995, beating the Lexus LS as the fastest and most luxurious way of transporting five people in relative comfort. Nissan’s original ‘4-door sports car’ was first sold in 1981 and remains the longest-running Nissan nameplate in the U.S.

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2021 VW ID.4 promises free charging in US

2021 VW ID.4 promises free charging in US

Volkswagen is leaving nothing to chance when it comes to the success of the upcoming 2021 VW ID.4 all-electric crossover, borrowing a successful Tesla charging strategy to encourage potential owners. Set to debut in the US latest this year, the ID.4 compact SUV will come with unlimited charging on Electrify America's network, Volkswagen said today.

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Nikola founder leaves EV startup as fraud allegations refuse to die

Nikola founder leaves EV startup as fraud allegations refuse to die

Nikola founder Trevor Milton is stepping down as Executive Chairman of the electric vehicle startup, amid allegations of fraud and exaggerated claims about just how revolutionary - or production-ready - its technology is. Milton will be replaced by Stephen Girsky, former Vice Chairman of General Motors, it was confirmed; the automaker announced a deal with Nikola earlier this month.

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2021 Bronco Sasquatch manual option added as Ford relents

2021 Bronco Sasquatch manual option added as Ford relents

Ford has relented, and will offer the 2021 Bronco Sasquatch package with a manual transmission, the automaker has confirmed today. The decision comes after vocal enthusiast outcry since the new Bronco's reveal back in July, after it was confirmed that Ford had no plans to offer its 7-speed manual gearbox with the optional Sasquatch package.

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DLR U-Shift concept: Is this the future of urban logistics and mobility?

DLR U-Shift concept: Is this the future of urban logistics and mobility?

The first DLR U-Shift prototype was presented at the Interim Conference of the Strategic Dialogue for the Automotive Sector at Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart last week. You’re looking at a multipurpose all-electric vehicle with a modular design. According to the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft und Raumfahrt) or DLR, the U-Shift caters to various applications. It can be configured as a mobile sales service, on-call bus, passenger shuttle, or mobile distribution center to name a few.

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Tesla unveils lower-priced Enhanced Autopilot option for existing owners

Tesla unveils lower-priced Enhanced Autopilot option for existing owners

One of the coolest features of Tesla cars is the Autopilot function that allows the vehicle to handle many driving functions as long as the driver is attentive. Tesla has recently reintroduced the Enhanced Autopilot option, which is a cheaper alternative to the Full Self-Driving package for existing owners. Tesla driver assistance options have been changed several times over the years.

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McLaren Senna GTR LM: Five tribute cars celebrate historic Le Mans victory in 1995

McLaren Senna GTR LM: Five tribute cars celebrate historic Le Mans victory in 1995

McLaren had a special run at the 1995 Le Mans 24 Hours race. In what is considered by many as a magnanimous feat, five McLaren F1 GTRs finished 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 13th at the world’s toughest endurance race. Celebrating 25 years of this historic feat are five customer-commissioned examples of the McLaren Senna GTR, each lovingly referred to as the McLaren Senna GTR LM.

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