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Russian Bentley is literally built like a tank

Russian Bentley is literally built like a tank

The automotive world is no stranger to crazy level builds, but a recent one in Russia might be the strangest yet. A YouTube channel called AcademeG picked up the cheapest Bentley Continental GT that could be found. Cheap and Bentley aren't words that seem to go together, and while we have no word on just how cheap the Bentley was, we do know what was wrong with it.

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2020 Toyota Supra First Drive: Reset your expectations

2020 Toyota Supra First Drive: Reset your expectations

The 2020 Toyota Supra faces a tough audience. Fans of the original cars - with 17-plus years of misty eyed reminiscing under their belts - are automatically suspicious of anything Toyota might consider worthy of the Supra badge. Those familiar with Toyota's current range of earnest-but-hardly-heart-pounding models are, justifiably, skeptical that the automaker could make a legitimate sports car.

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There’s bad 2020 Kia Soul EV news

There’s bad 2020 Kia Soul EV news

Patience is a virtue would-be 2020 Kia Soul EV drivers in the US will have to learn, with the news that the hotly-anticipated all-electric car won't go on sale until next year. Unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2018, the original roadmap saw the new Soul EV arriving on dealership forecourts sometime this year.

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Demand for the VW ID.3 electric car was so high, the system crashed

Demand for the VW ID.3 electric car was so high, the system crashed

Volkswagen's ID.3 may not be expected to arrive until mid-2020, but that didn't stop a flood of reservations and would-be owners overwhelming the automaker's systems this week. VW revealed the ID.3 - the first of its all-electric cars to be based on the new MEB EV platform - on Wednesday, and within 24 hours more than 10,000 registrations, complete with deposit, were made.

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Ferrari says no more engines for Maserati

Ferrari says no more engines for Maserati

The only places you could traditionally get a screaming Ferrari engine was to buy a Ferrari or a Maserati. During the recent Ferrari Q1 earnings call the most significant revelation from the event was that Ferrari plans to stop supplying Maserati with engines. The Ferrari engine is a major selling point for the Maserati brand.

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First Dyson EV images show big wheels, reclined seats

First Dyson EV images show big wheels, reclined seats

First announced in 2017, the Dyson electric vehicle range is just today revealed in imagery. As is always the case with patent imagery, the aesthetics you see today may not reflect the final product. However, given that Dyson himself shared the images with the media, we can be pretty sure they've got some connection with the shapes and movement of the car aimed at a 2021 release.

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Dyson wants gas cars banned by 2030 in UK

Dyson wants gas cars banned by 2030 in UK

Critics of gasoline vehicles have been ramping up toward suggestions of an outright ban of gas-guzzling vehicles around the world for decades. For most, it didn't seem realistic until very recently. The idea that any government would be able to ban the use of a certain sort of fuel didn't seem possible when there was no realistic alternative, but with the rise of the electric car, a no-gas law might well be in the making.

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BMW’s new display and control system will debut in the M8

BMW’s new display and control system will debut in the M8

BMW has announced a new display and control system that will allow drivers to change the configuration for the powertrain, chassis, and driver assistance systems on its high-performance sports cars. The new system will debut first on the M8 coupe and M8 competition coupe sports cars. BMW says that the system has a new M Mode activated with a single button press.

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The VW ID.3 – Volkwagen’s most important car in years – opens up reservations

The VW ID.3 – Volkwagen’s most important car in years – opens up reservations

Volkswagen has taken a page out of Tesla's book, and thrown open reservations on the new VW ID.3 all-electric city car. The first model to use VW's new electric car platform, the ID.3 will begin a huge push by the automaker into electrification. Indeed, the goal is more than 100,000 vehicles being delivered per year.

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Bentley Continental GT Convertible Bavarian is a one-off ode to the region

Bentley Continental GT Convertible Bavarian is a one-off ode to the region

Bentley has unveiled a one-of-a-kind Continental GT Convertible by Mulliner that is a very distinctive ride that pays homage to the Bavarian region. The ride was inspired by the beauty of the Bavarian region and was designed by Stefan Sielaff, Director of Design for Bentley.

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Waymo will deploy 10 self-driving cars on Lyft’s platform

Waymo will deploy 10 self-driving cars on Lyft’s platform

Two years ago, self-driving car company Waymo announced a partnership with ride-sharing service Lyft. The company announced the latest evolution in this partnership today, revealing that it will deploy several of its self-driving cars on the Lyft platform to offer public rides. Lyft users will be able to request the rides within the app, but only in one city.

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Dodge’s One Lap of America ringer is called “Speed Trap”

Dodge’s One Lap of America ringer is called “Speed Trap”

Dodge was at the 2019 Tire Rack One Lap of America event that started on May 4 to defend its Truck/SUV class win last year. The vehicle Dodge took to the event was a one-of-a-kind ringer that was built to dominate. The special Durango SRT SUV was dubbed "Speed Trap" and packs a 797hp supercharged 6.2L Hemi V8.

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