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The latest news, rumours and designs featuring concept cars and prototypes from around the world.

Mercedes ESF Concept experimental safety vehicle unveiled Mercedes Benz has unveiled a new experimental safety vehicle, the Mercedes ESF Concept which is based on the Mercedes GLE. This new concept car will be used to test out a wide range of safety functions that the company will use in their future cars.

Genesis G80 to Debut in September in South Korea The new Genesis G80, which was expected to be released in the second half of 2019, skipped NY AutoShow and left us with some doubts about if were delayed. Today Genesis Boss confirmed official debut for September, in South Korea. According to the interview of Genesis Boss Manfred Fitzgerald with Car and Driver, he finally confirmed.

Mysterious Hyundai Sonata Spied Today we have received a new set of spy pictures directly from South Korea where a mysterious "two-tone" Hyundai Sonata test mule was spotted in the wild in the street.

Mercedes’ New Experimental Safety Vehicle Points Towards The Future Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a new concept named the Experimental Safety Vehicle prior its making its official premiere at the ESV convention in the Netherlands and the Frankfurt Auto Show in September.

Mercedes ESF Concept shows brand's vision of an accident-free future Mercedes has unveiled a new autonomous concept car based on the GLE, and it comes with a variety of prototype safety systems.

Volkswagen reveals fleet of concept cars in America Volkswagen has showcased all manner of concepts at an event for VW enthusiasts in Savannah, Georgia. The German brand unveiled seven unique models at the Southern Worthersee show, which is an American version of the famous German event.

Mercedes-Benz unveils the future of safety: ESF 2019 Safety isn't really a sexy thing. But it's something we take for granted, despite the fact safety features have led to a progressive reduction in road fatalities over previous decades. The engineers at Mercedes-Benz have a huge part to play in the innovation and invention of safety technology.

Volkswagen unveils fleet of concept cars for U.S. enthusiasts Volkswagen's special collection of seven customized vehicles will be making an appearance at major events throughout the 2019 American summer show season.

Spooky mind reading technology Technology to read people's minds may appear like something right out of science fiction, but it's something which is becoming a reality.

Volkswagen Should Absolutely Make Rabbit Confetti a Factory Paint Option During this weekend's Southern Worthersee, Volkswagen debuted a slew of mildly modified new cars to the gathered Euro Tuner crowd. VW wants to lean in to the whole scene, and show off the concepts to folks who might be willing to perform these modifications to their own new Volkswagens.

Renault EZ-POD For Autonomous First And Last Mile Renault introduced EZ-POD, a new all-electric vehicle from the EZ-series, which is described as "an exploratory electric and autonomous vehicle for on-demand travel over short distances".

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Citroen 19_19 Concept Makes Global Debut At Viva Tech 2019 Marking its 100-year anniversary, French carmaker Citroen has officially unveiled an all-new concept model at the Viva Tech 2019. The company has christened it Citroen 19_19 Concept, highlighting the brand journey from 1919 to 2019 and says that the concept car is unconventional, future-looking and constraint-free.

2019 Audi E-Tron Quattro Climbs The Mountain As the first of what are planned to be many battery electric Audis, this one wears the e-Tron badge much like the original Quattro coupe of the early-1980s. Going forward, e-Tron will transition to being a modifier denoting plug-in capability just as Quattro is applied to variants that have all-wheel-drive including this vehicle.

Kia SP2i The SP Concept had a striking dashboard design with Mercedes-Benz-like large LCD infotainment screen positioned right next to the instrument cluster.

Renault Zoe Autonomous Concept Car Showcased At Viva Tech 2019 Groupe Renault has recently showcased its new self-driving concept car, Renault Zoe, at the Viva Technology Exhibition or Viva Tech 2019, in Paris. The new autonomous car is part of the company's ongoing Paris-Saclay Autonomous Lab Project to develop autonomous and electric vehicles for shared mobility space.

VW caters to the hip crowd with enthusiast-inspired builds Volkswagen is getting hip. The brand has prepared seven enthusiast-inspired "concepts" for SOWO: The European Experience, and there's something for everyone to take in. The event is a tuner fest for fans of European cars and runs this weekend in Hutchinson Island, Savannah, Georgia.

VW Bringing Seven Concepts To SOWO: The European Experience Among the concepts are three Golfs, a Tiguan and a stylish Jetta GLI.

Citroen's 19_19 Concept celebrates 100 years of history with a vision of the future Citroën is celebrating its centenary with the 19_19 Concept, a vision of future cars that draws on the previous 100 years of the company.

The Car Connection's Best Looking Cars of 2019 Beauty isn't abstract, it's a formula. For cars, beautiful is measured in the number of heads turned on the street, multiplied by the number of parking lot stares, divided by the number of right angles, which is added to the inverse of its general availability.

2020 GR Supra: Toyota’s New Bid To Overcome Banality Back after a roughly 20-year hiatus, Toyota’s sporty GR Supra is designed to reinvigorate the brand’s street cred. Dan Neil takes it out on the track.

CAR REVIEW: All-new Mazda3 launched Mazda places great emphasis on this styling, even bringing a clay model of the car to the launch to further underline the craftsmanship that had gone into the design process. The Mazda3's back end is also highly distinctive, sloping sharply in a coupe-like style.

Citroën Celebrates Its 100th Anniversary with All-New Concept: The 19_19 This year, Citroën celebrates its 100th anniversary and for that occasion, the automaker has revealed an all-new concept: the 19_19. Citroën was established in 1919 by French industrialist André-Gustave Citroën.

WATCH: Examine it! Mercedes V-Class Now the carmaker has given the biggest member of its passenger car family a facelift. Plus, the 9G-Tronic automatic transmission is available for the first time, while safety and assistance systems, among them Active Brake Assist, have been brought up to the latest technological level.

Book celebrating Bentley's centennial costs more than a Continental GT Bentley is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its founding this year and one of the highlights planned is the launch of a special book, an opus of stories and photographs that detail Bentley's past and also its future. How much content are we talking about?

How many electrified vehicles did BMW Group sell in 2018? After that impressive performance last year, BMW now holds more than a 16 per cent market share of electrified vehicles in Europe. The firm offers hybrid variants of existing models, as well as sole electric models across both BMW and Mini.

A Test Drive, and the Design Story Behind Range Rover's Most Unusual Vehicle Nope, because that's it's character, and sometimes to get character you have to compromise. Some people actually look better with a scar on their face, it gives them more character." For their part, JLR's engineering team came up with a technological solution that removed the key UX criticism for the roofline.

Futuristic Concept Cars That Belong In The Past The SYNus concept debuted at the 2005 Detroit Auto Show, and somehow the thought didn't occur to anyone that it sounded like it was named after nasal cavities. The idea here was that the vehicle would be tough on the outside and soft on the inside like an Armadillo.

Will the Production Genesis Essentia Be a 1,900-HP Electric Hypercar? About a year ago, Genesis revealed one of the best-looking concepts we'd seen in a long time-the Essentia. Then, in September, we learned that Genesis plans to actually build a limited run of production Essentias.

What to expect from Kia's all-electric coupe SUV? The design indicates that the car is inspired by the Kia Stinger as well as the Optima. While the vehicle has been confirmed to have an all-electric powertrain, it is also expected that the car will retain its connected headlamps and suicide-style doors.

Dreaming with a Kia Telluride Pick-up Version Cole hinted the South Korean manufacturer could receive a version of Hyundai's upcoming production truck. He wasn't able to confirm it directly, but also didn't deny it, and this was more than enough for enthusiasts at KiaTellurideForums to create a rendering previewing Kia's first-ever pickup.

Hyundai Grandeur Facelift Spied in South Korea Today we got a new set of spy pictures of Hyundai Grandeur facelift which were spied inside a parking lot in South Korea under a lot of camouflage.

Future Cars! 2020 and Beyond Car buyers-you're in for a treat. Because no matter your budget for a new car, the future is bright. The wait is almost over for Corvette fans waiting for a mid-engine layout, but with the Shelby GT500 and new M3 on the way, the Chevy will have some serious sports car company.

Renault Group presents its vision of future mobility As the pioneering electric vehicle leader in Europe, the Renault Group is sketching out easy-to-live mobility available to all. The company is working on four strategic areas of innovation that are key to transforming the industry: electric mobility, connected mobility, autonomous mobility and new mobility services.

Stillborn supercars: the concepts that should have seen production We take a look at some of the high-powered heroes that, for one reason or another, weren't meant for the light of day.

Positively Upstate: Cars and culture of the 1960's SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY - If there was a golden age for automobiles, many would argue it was the 1960's. It was a decade of incredible change, including in cars. Now, you can check out some of the most beautiful cars of that era at the Saratoga Auto Museum.

Helicopter-Inspired Concept Cars The French automotive company titled the vehicle 19_19 to commemorate its anniversary. The car draws from Citroën's RE-2 helicopter that was produced in the 1970s, by immersing it's occupants in a rounded glass cabin. Citroën sought to create a large cabin that would provide a sense of luxury to its passengers.

Dodge Is Working On A 797 HP Charger Hellcat Redeye What we do know is that the vehicle will be based around the upcoming Charger Widebody which was first previewed in concept guise back at Spring Fest 14 in March and later spied in production guise last month. Also Read: Dodge Charger Widebody Unveiled, Is A Concept In Name Only.

Goodyear develops tall and narrow EV concept tire Marking its 100th anniversary, Citroën developed a special concept car, the 19_19 Concept - an autonomous, connected, electric vehicle. Goodyear was selected to create a bespoke tire for the application, which would deliver the performance required for this unique vehicle.

McLaren's Much Anticipated Lifestyle GT Has Arrived McLaren has unveiled its much-anticipated GT model, showing the automotive world its first ever "lifestyle vehicle." The engineers in McLaren's facility have combined the space required to make the GT comfortable on long journeys with a V8 engine that's good for 620 horsepowers, 203 mph and 0-60 mph in 3.1 seconds.

Hyundai Streamlines Integration with the Google Assistant To make it easier than ever to control a Hyundai vehicle remotely through the Google Assistant, Google is previewing enhanced remote vehicle controls with Hyundai's Blue Link at Google I/O.

2021 Kia Optima Render While we already saw few spy photos of the future Optima, today we want to share with you a render of the next-gen Kia Optima created by south korean car designer @saehoon_p that previews how the next-gen of Kia's mid-sized sedan could look. What do you think?.

Marvel Fan Suits Up with First US Kona Iron Man Last month, Hyundai celebrated its first Kona Iron Man Edition delivery to Matthew Conway, an Air Force veteran from Florida. Conway picked up his new Stark-inspired SUV at Hyundai of Wesley Chapel in Florida to become the first customer to drive off in the new Kona Iron Man Edition.

Hyundai Motor Group to invest €80M in Rimac; collaborating on high-performance EV and FCEV prototypes by 2020 Hyundai Motor Group and Rimac Automobili announced a strategic partnership aimed to strengthen the Group's efforts to lead the high-performance electrified vehicle market and enhance its status as a game changer in Clean Mobility.

Design Review: BMW 328 Hommage - CarAdvice The BMW 328 Hommage was a design study first shown at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este in 2011, to honour the 75th anniversary of the launch of the iconic BMW 328 sportscar. The concept car was heavily based on the Vision ConnectedDrive, another design study which premiered a few months earlier at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show.

DMC DeLorean: The troubled history of a car that went back to the future Before achieving cult status as a time machine, the legendary DeLorean endured bankruptcy and a notorious FBI drug sting.

The 2020 Audi A4, S4, and Allroad Freshen Up with an Attractive Styling Update The 2020 Audi A4 lineup, including the S4 and the Allroad wagon, is getting updated with revised styling and a new infotainment system.

Citroën Celebrates 100 Years With 19_19 Concept Car Citroën is celebrating its 100-year anniversary with a new concept car called the 19_19 - denoting 1919 - 2019. Inspired by its Wankel-powered Citroën RE-2 helicopter from the '70s, the 19_19 borrows a similar all-glass cabin and rounded shape.

Citroën's Weepy-Emoji Concept Is an Interesting Study of What You Get After Building Cars for a Century This year marks the centenary of Citroën, a company named after a guy named after a lemon that has proven to be one of the most consistently innovative and bold automakers for an entire century.

2019 Porsche 911 Speedster review Thankfully, there's no PDK option, as good as that is. The Speedster is only available with a six-speed manual transmission. Mind you, it's the best manual transmission we've ever used. Seriously. That's more than enough about the features and tech. You don't buy a Porsche 911 Speedster for that stuff.

Nissan’s Roel de Vries Explains I2V Connected-Car Tech - Digital Trends Nissan is experimenting with what it calls “invisible-to-visible” tech. Unveiled at CES 2019 and currently undergoing testing in Japan, it’s meant to connect cars to a virtual world. It will also be vital for future self-driving cars, says Nissan’s Roel de Vries.

History of the Toyota Supra, a Japanese sports car legend As we wait just a little bit longer for a new Supra to get here, let's take a look at the history of Toyota's most noteworthy performance vehicle. How the Supra started. On Jan. 1, 1979, Toyota officially introduced the Supra in the US as an offshoot of the Celica lineup with a base price of $10,118.

Rare Rides: The Double-breasted 1983 Lincoln Continental Mark VI Bill Blass Today's Rare Ride is one of the special designer brand editions of yesteryear, which represented luxury, taste, and wealth. Grab your wide-lapel blazer. It's time for Bill Blass and the Lincoln Mark VI. The Mark line began in 1956 as Ford's pinnacle of luxury, positioned above Lincoln.

Cars will change more in the next decade than they have in the past century This widespread automation, together with the electrification and increased connectivity of both the car and society, are set to shake up the car industry in a big way, affecting everything from the way cars look and feel, to how we spend our time inside them, and how they get us from A to B.

Genesis GV80 SUV Spied on its 2nd Stage The development of the first Genesis SUV continues as we have received a new set of spy shots of a new prototype, that according to the sources could mean a second stage prototype model due to its improvements and new design additions.

VIDEO: Ad for Citroën's new electric car filmed on Pag MAY 14, 2019 - Croatia continues to be a popular filming destination for major car manufacturers showing off their latest models. Mercedes, Honda, Mazda, Lexus, Volvo have all filmed ads using Croatia's stunning scenery and now Citroën joins them.

Citroën's 19_19 concept car takes passengers on a "magic carpet ride" Citroe?n's vision for the future of intercity travel is a fully electric and autonomous "living room on wheels", which takes cues from aviation design. The 19_19 concept marks the French automotive brand's 100th anniversary, and is designed as a long-range companion to the ultra-compact Ami One city car concept revealed earlier this year.

40+ Forgotten Supercars of the 1990s This is the second post in a series highlighting the fabulous cars of the 1990s. While our first post ranked the best supercars of the '90s, in this post we curate the forgotten supercars of the 1990s. There are cars that we were promised that never materialized.

Hyundai invests $90 million in Rimac, will partner on performance EVs There's also a high-performance hydrogen powertrain in the works.

Hyundai Motor Group Partners with Rimac to Accelerate Development of High-Performance EVs Hyundai Motor Group and Rimac Automobili have announced a strategic partnership aimed to strengthen the Group's efforts to lead the high-performance electrified vehicle market and enhance its status as a game changer in Clean Mobility.

Driven: 2020 Toyota Supra After years of will-they-won't-they rumours, concept cars, teaser images, prototypes spied at the Nurburgring and sheer hope of enthusiasts, the new Toyota Supra is finally here. And that headline isn't deceiving you - we've driven it. Calling this car the most anticipated vehicle of the decade wouldn't be an overstatement.

Kia sketches out all-new crossover to slot below Stonic Well, it doesn't have one yet but they do say that it is heavily inspired by the SP Concept shown in South Korea and India a couple of months ago. One look at the drawing shows that they have, indeed, remained faithful to the concept's look, particularly in the front end.

Citroën unveils 19_19 EV concept Following the reveal of the Ami One Concept as a vision for urban electric mobility, Citroën is presenting the 19_19 Concept, expressing Citroën's vision of ultra-comfort and extended mobility to escape from the cities.

Kia Reveals First Sketches of Tusker Compact SUV Kia Motors has today revealed the first image of its new small SUV. Due to be revealed fully in the summer, the new vehicle possesses the space and capabilities of a traditional SUV in a compact package.

Citroën's 19_19 concept car aims to take passengers on a "magic carpet ride" Citroën's vision for the future of intercity travel is a fully electric and autonomous "living room on wheels", which takes cues from aviation design. The 19_19 concept marks the French automotive brand's 100th anniversary, and is designed as a long-range companion to the ultra-compact Ami One city car concept revealed earlier this year.

Hyundai and Rimac team-up for new 2020 electric sports car The Hyundai Group has announced a £70m investment in Croatian high-performance electric sports car firm Rimac, which will see the firms form a technical partnership to deliver two 'high-performance' electrified vehicles by 2020.

Citroen 19_19 Concept self driving car unveiled Citroen has unveiled a new self driving concept car, the Citroen 19_19 Concept and the car features a unique and interesting design. The car has been designed to celebrate 100 years of Citroen and it comes with some interesting technology.

Kia Releases Sketches Of New Small SUV Targeted At Millenials The South Korean car manufacturer says the vehicle will feature a design inspired by the 2019 Kia SP Signature Concept and target "the unique preferences and needs of the millennial generation." The sketches show that it will look very similar to the SP Signature Concept which premiered in India a couple of months ago.

Kia SP2i Concept Based Compact SUV Revealed In Sketches We are well aware that Kia Motors will foray into our market with a compact SUV which will be based on the SP Concept it showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo. The Korean carmaker is now gearing up to launch its first product in the second half of this year and is building up some hype around it.

Goodyear partnering with Citroën in 100th anniversary autonomous electric car project The Citroën 19_19 Concept marks the brand's 100th anniversary and is designed to deliver exclusivity, comfort and privacy. Conceptualised with an extra-large dimension and aesthetics to match the 19_19 Concept's spectacular design, Goodyear has designed the C100 concept tyre especially for this unique project.

Thrilling by Design: The 2020 GR Supra Inherits Great Design Genes It had to be a “Wow!” car. If Toyota was going to build another Supra, the designers had to go all-in. That was the clear call of action from the CEO, Akio Toyoda: generate more emotional designs and a feeling of heart-pumping excitement. This was not a marketing message but rather a design and development directive.

Citroen’s New Electric 19_19 Concept Has A 500 Mile Range And 30-inch Rims The 19_19 Concept by Citroen will be revealed as a world premiere at the VivaTech Event in Paris on May 16.

The ten oddest things about Citroen's 19_19 Concept "Even if you're alone, you might sit in the back." So while the driver gets a curious looking but deeply supportive seat, the front passenger gets an actual chaise longue and those in the back get to enjoy a 'sun deck', basking under all of the 19_19's glass.

Citroen 19_19 Concept Previews the Future of Road-Tripping - Digital Trends Paris-based Citroen is celebrating its 100th birthday by looking at what the next 100 years have in store. The company unveiled a concept car named 19_19 that explores how road-tripping might change in the coming decades. Electric and semi-autonomous, the 19_19 concept was designed as a living room on wheels.

Citroen 19_19 concept is a funky fresh French crossover EV As such, it's enormously refreshing to see something like the Citroen 19_19 concept, which looks like a moon buggy and has impressive electric capabilities. The 19_19's buggy design is partly due to its donk-worthy 30-inch wheels and tires developed by Goodyear.

2021 Kia Optima Spied Again in South Korea Today we have new exclusive information about the next-gen Kia Optima / Kia K5, codenamed as JL3 alongside of a new set of spy photos. The Kia Optima will suffer a big improvement in terms of driving dynamics and performance but also in terms of design according to the latest information we have just got.

Citroen C5 Aircross is going hybrid in 2020: What you need to know The PSA Group - made up of Peugeot, Citroen, Vauxhall and DS - shares parts across its brands, and given that plug-in hybrid versions of other models in the group have already been revealed, that gives a firm indication on what the plug-in hybrid C5 Aircross will be like.

This Tiny Electric Car Is Made From 80 Percent Recycled Plastics According to Mandalaki, 80 percent of the Birò O2's parts are made from recycled plastics, a higher percentage than any other vehicle on the market - and the innovative car could soon help the world deal with its abundance of plastic waste.

Kia XCEED Caught Undisguised in The Netherlands From a few months ago, were pretty clear that Kia were already working on SUV or ruggerized variant of the Ceed, in order to increase the family and compete against Ford Focus Active, Subaru Crosstek and today we have the first spy picture of the rear look fully undisguised.

Porsche Taycan Shows Interior – And It’s Nigh Identical To Mission E Cross Turismo Concept A pair of spy images showing the finished interior of the upcoming Porsche Taycan have popped up, and they show that the production model’s cabin will be very similar to the Mission E Cross Turismo Concept from 2018.

Citroën 19_19 Concept places focus on ‘ultra-comfort and extended mobility’ Citroën has previewed its new 19_19 electric and autonomous concept car, intended to show "ultra-comfort at the service of tomorrow's mobility".

3d biome Mercedes-Benz Biome 3D modelHello! First of all, thank you for your interest in this model. This is Mercedes-Benz concept car 'biome'. "Biome" There are three types. Biome 2. Internal frame type 3. Gull-wing Body type.

2021 BMW iNext spied inside and out The interior and exterior of the BMW iNext have been spied undergoing testing in Germany. While the upcoming electric iX3 and i4 models are closely based on the conventionally powered X3 and 4 Series Gran Coupe, the iNext looks as though it will no such relationship.

Porsche Taycan Interior, Instrument Panel Caught In Spy Photo These are new undisguised photos of the Porsche Taycan and its production interior. The Taycan electric vehicle goes on sale later in 2019.

Mercedes-Benz Drives Concept EQV On The Streets Of Barcelona The EQV previews the battery electric V-Class that will be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

BMW 2800 Spicup Concept modernized in rendering The strange sounding name "Spicup" is actually a mashup of the word "Spider" and "Coupe". While it's certainly crazy looking, it wasn't the prettiest of cars. And that color scheme? Green over green? The sixties were weird. But how do you not love a car with a sliding metal targa top?

VW ID Buzz - New futuristic electric T2 Camper previewed in latest video VOLKSWAGEN has teased the all-new ID Buzz which is a concept electric version of the T2 Camper van which was an immensely popular vehicle.

Ruby Star 2020 Porsche 911 Speedster Shows Screaming Spec As usual, the uber-limited nature of the rear-engined toy means many owners will seek to have a Speedster like no other. And with the Neunelfer special on our radar, we'll get to feast our eyes on delicious specs.

Miami Blue 2020 Porsche 911 Speedster Looks Like a Dream And while the specs available through the configurator are virtually endless, it remains to be seen which one of them will actually make it to the real world. Meanwhile, Zuffenhausen has decided to throw out plenty of colors, with these adorning the small fleet that serves the press.

Faith in Superior Abilities of Machines Key to Accepting Self-Driving Cars - Digital Trends Some people love the idea of self-driving cars, while other people find the concept terrifying or creepy.

New images highlight porsche 917 concept study's design details The porsche 917 concept study is a futuristic tribute to the brand's legendary racing car from 1970.

Tuned Nissan GT-R Drag Races Modded Porsche 911 Turbo, Heavy Crushing Follows And we are now here to talk about a sample of Russian sprinting that comes from the country's top-tier event, the Unlimited 500. The battle sitting before us, which took place last year, involved a classic duo, namely the Nissan GT-R and the Porsche 911 Turbo.

Avengers: Endgame's Product Placement Is Distracting Marvel's Avengers: Endgame contains a lot of product placement. There's no real problem with the storied practice in and of itself, as partnering with brands can be effective and lucrative for both parties. However, Endgame's product placement refuses to imagine the future in which the film is set.

Kia Working On An SUV Coupe Because That's All Buyers Want Now As of late, Germany has been pretty skillful at predicting the automotive trends that designers end up chasing years down the line.

All-Electric Biro 02 Concept Car Made from 80 Percent Recycled Plastics - Digital Trends The Birò is a tiny two-seater sold in Europe. The EV city car fits in scooter-size parking spaces and has a removable battery in a case with wheels and a telescoping handle so owners can easily pull the battery into home or office for recharging, Dezeen reported.

Seat Electrifies 2019 Barcelona Motor Show With Three Concepts The main focus of the VW Group-owned car brand for this year's event is electrification – and the El-Born and Minimo concepts, as well as the Cupra e-Racer, are on display at its stand. Based on the Group's MEB electric vehicle platform, the El-Born is the VW ID.3's Spanish cousin, with a sportier look and similar performance.

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Drag Races Tesla Model X P100D, The Monster Wins Then again, if we are to talk about the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Trackhawk, this is as old-school as such machines get. So, what would happen if somebody decided to throw the Trackhawk at the Model X P100D in a drag race?

Avorio Ferrari 488 Pista with Red Details Has The Most Extreme Spec Over Windshield Wipers Relay When you think of a wild spec for the Ferrari 488 Pista, all sorts of screaming hues come to mind and here's an example of what I'm talking about. Then there's the 488 Pista spec that brought us here today, which has to be the most striking I've seen to date.

Tesla Model Y Spotted On Public Roads With Model S Camera Car In Tow Revealed in March 2019, the Y in S 3 X Y will enter production in 2020 in Fremont, California and Shanghai, China. If you go to Tesla's website and press the "Order Now" button, the configurator informs that production will start in the latter part of 2020 for the 2021 model year for the Long Range and Performance alike.

Fake Ford RS200 Convertible Is Actually a Toyota MR2 More and more builds that defy conventions show up across the world, with many of these rivaling the eccentric renderings that populate our feeds on a weekly or daily basis. Well, here's an example of such a project, namely a Ford RS200 Cabriolet.

Porsche 911 GT2 RS Drag Races Lamborghini Huracan, Demolition Follows Then again, if you happen to be an automotive aficionado, you might want to place a bet on one of the two. Well, the drag race I've brought along for today just makes picking sides even more difficult. You see, when evaluating the odds for the rear-engined beast and the Sant'Agata Bolognese machine, one needs to take multiple factors into account.

Citroen celebrates centenery with helicopter-inspired 19_19 concept car Featuring 30-inch wheels, a dettatched cabin, and screenless dash, citroen's new 19_19 concept is unusual to say the least. revealed as part of the company's centenary celebrations, the car showcases the company's future interiors technology. images courtesy of citroen.

Black Shark 2 Review: The new mid-tier 'gaming phone' master The Black Shark 2 is a gaming phone made by a Xiaomi associated brand. This device is marketed as a 'gaming phone' which means, here, that it's able to play even the most daunting and graphics-intensive mobile games with relative ease - AND that it has bright, shiny lights.

Infiniti A-RT Concept Is Aimed At Stylish Weekend Warriors The Infiniti A-RT Concept was envisioned with a premium cabin and an electric power train.

2020 Discovery Sport Spied at the Nurburgring With New Architecture and Design But in the meantime, the company has three big projects meant to rejuvenate sales, the Evoque, new Defender and this, the heavily revised Discovery Sport. Wearing the usual camo wrap, a test prototype rolled up to the legendary Nurburgring track and is looking for a couple more months of testing before the debut.

Honda Amaze to Nissan IDX Nismo is a wacky mod job! Mumbai based Executive Modcar Trendz had different ideas though. They have thus created a Nissan IDX Nismo replica based on the older generation Honda Amaze. For reference, the original Nissan IDX Nismo has been featured below. It is a concept car showcased at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show and is supposedly inspired by the Datsun 510.

Meet the Four California-Based Porsche Restorers Adding Their Own Legacy to the Marque These California-based Porsche restorers are riffing on the marque with a bit of six - and seven-figure automotive amalgams.

Seat Is Going Electric: Presents All Plug-Ins In Barcelona Seat presents at the 100th edition of the Automobile Barcelona its entire lineup of electric concepts, from which the first will hit the market next year - just in time for the brand's 70th anniversary.

New Porsche Panamera Turbo S and E63 S Wagons Drag Race V10 RS6 With Mods BMW M5 and Mercedes-AMG E63: Drag Race Is Close5 Porsche Panamera Turbo Drag Races Evo 8 Sleeper, Street Fight Is Brutal We keep talking about how downsizing has ruined the modern performance car, forgetting that the German automakers invested billions into the development of the current batch of uber-V8 engines.

Piston Slap: Visibility's Unintended Rube Goldberg Effect? Yes, yes, and sometimes a little bit yes. But mostly it's your second guess: Safety mandates. That's because manufacturers force their product engineering / design teams to work on a budget. If outside influences deem a change, can they make it comply without throwing the budget out of whack?

RS Q8 SPied at the Nurburgring, Is a 600+ HP Lamborghini Urus Rival It's very fast, as many drag races have proven, but it's no supercar. In fact, many of the components that make it special will also be found in this Audi RS Q8 model.

Rearview Mirror: Land Rover's drastic evolution over the past 71 Years How one of today's most luxurious SUV brands started out as a farm truck.

Prince Harry Checks Out the 2020 Land Rover Defender To be unveiled in the second half of the year, the off-road SUV appears to tick all the right boxes as far as Prince Harry is concerned.

Citroen Planning To Unveil Dashing Flagship Sedan In 2021 In terms of the car's design, Citroen will take inspiration from the Cxprience concept unveiled in 2016, so it should probably adopt a five-door fastback design.

21YO Woman Shoots And Kills 62YO Driver For Hitting Another Car Hannah Payne was driving her own car earlier this week, when she noticed another car hitting a parked vehicle and driving off. She engaged in a short pursuit and followed the car in a parking lot, where she pulled over in front of it, so as to block the driver from fleeing.

F1 Manager for Mobile Launched, Allows Real-Time 1v1 Races Created by mobile game developer Hutch - the company behind other racing hit for mobile like Smash and Hot Wheels Race Off - F1 Manager plays out like any other game of its type, putting the player in the shoes of a team manager seeking the ultimate victory.

Get hired to test drive new concept cars in Allen Park Performance Driven Workforce is hiring 75 test car drivers in Allen Park. All you have to do is test drive the latest automotive products in development before they're offered to the public. Job Description:. But chauffer or CDL licenses are required.

New Porsche 911 GT3 Spotted Flying On Nurburgring, Sub-7m Lap Time Rumored Meanwhile, the unit has been adapted for the GT3 RS, as well as for the Speedster swansong. And we can expect the N/A boxer to stay with us for the 992 Neunelfer - the most powerful clue towards this seems to be the soundtrack of the new 911 GT3 prototype.

Indian Motorcycles Now Available for Rent Lattin Collection3 Vintage Indian and Excelsior Motorcycles Up for Grabs4 Mallya Explains No-Indian Policy at Force India Joining the growing market of motorcycle rental services, one of the biggest bike makers in the U.S., Indian, announced this week the start of its first ever rental program.

Tucker sold at one museum is headed to a new one in Maine The 1948 Tucker that was recently sold at the deaccession sale of the Tupelo Automobile Museum in Mississippi will become the star of a new collector car museum planned for Arundel, Maine.

SEAT’s electric offensive. Moreover, CUPRA is also displaying the new CUPRA Formentor, the brand’s own first model, as well as the e-Racer, the first ever fully electric touring racecar. SEAT CEO Luca de Meo pointed out that “the auto industry is undergoing a process of transformation and is facing the biggest challenge in its over 100 years of history.

This James Bond SUV Starred in Hollywood’s Most Expensive Stunt Scene. Now, It’s Been Sold for $130,000 Bowler's 2015 Land Rover Defender SVX Concept—driven by bad guys in "Spectre"—sold at the RM Sotheby’s Essen Auction.

Mazda planning new straight-sixes, rear-wheel-drive platform According to a Mazda presentation to its investors, the near-future will see two new engines from the Japanese brand with six cylinders in a row, to be fitted longitudinally to a "large architecture" platform that will more than likely be rear - or all-wheel-drive.

Struggling Jaguar Land Rover will be sold 'imminently' to French car group Leaked information suggests a sale of struggling Tata Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover to French car group PSA. But Tata has denied the report.

Bryan Herta Autosport Takes Victory At Mid-Ohio 120 In just their third race in the competitive IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Series, Bryan Herta Autosport scored their first victory Saturday at Mid-Ohio.

Hyundai Motor Sport with double win at Rallye Argentina Hyundai Motorsport has secured its second consecutive victory of the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship as Thierry Neuville triumphed in Rally Argentina ahead of Andreas Mikkelsen. The Belgian and his co-driver Nicolas Gilsoul took the win by 48.4-seconds with a calm and collected performance on the final morning of the rally.

2020 Land Rover Defender Testing Air Suspension at the Nurburgring Thankfully, Land Rover isn't giving up on the heritage of the Defender and is just a few months away from launch a 100% modern version. Gone are the noisy diesel engines and torture devices known as seats. However, the changes go much deeper.

New Volkswagen ID.3: 10,000 pre-orders for all-electric hatch It's already likely that the first ID.3s will be considerably more expensive than the stated goal of the car costing "as much as a well-specced diesel Golf".

2019 Genesis Mint Concept The genesis mint is a concept car that the luxury firm unveiled at the 2019 new york auto show. the first city car from hyundai s premium brand the.

FCA US Drive for Design Contest 2019: the winners FCA has announced the results of its US Drive for Design Contest. The winners are students from Florida, Washington and Michigan.

2020 Mercedes GLB Spied at the Nurburgring, Will Surprise People Crossover buyers are probably the laziest researchers ever. They don't seem to care about easy mods, reliability surveys, and even value. That's why best-sellers like the Hyundai Tucson or VW Tiguan are among the least searched titles on our website and Google.

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQV Shows Up in Barcelona, Causes a Stir Concept Rumored To Premiere At Frankfurt Motor Show At the Geneva Motor Show in March, German carmaker Mercedes-Benz presented the first true electric MPV in its class: the EQV.

Mandalaki's Birò O2 concept car is made from 80 per cent recycled plastics Mandalaki Studio teamed up with Italian car company Estrima to design the "first" electric concept car made from 80 per cent recycled plastics.

2020 Mercedes S-Class Prototypes Shows Hints of Its Lights The thing that sets a Mercedes apart from a Mitsubishi is design and complexity. The all-new S-Class sedan is getting both in spades. With all the odds stacked against it, Mercedes is doing everything to make the S-Class look fresh. And it all starts with the platform.

VW's €20Κ EV To Be Revealed At The Frankfurt Motor Show In Concept Form The most affordable member of VW's electric ID model family will reach production much later ,though.

Ferrari Hybrid Supercar Confirmed By CEO, Slots Above 812 Superfast The successor of the LaFerrari. A lot of stuff is going on in Maranello, and Ferrari is also busy with hybridization. Towards the end of the month, an all-new supercar will be revealed by the Prancing Horse.

SEAT rolls out its electric offensive in Barcelona Moreover, CUPRA is also displaying the new CUPRA Formentor, the brand's own first model, as well as the e-Racer, the first ever fully electric touring racecar. SEAT CEO Luca de Meo pointed out that "the auto industry is undergoing a process of transformation and is facing the biggest challenge in its over 100 years of history.

Ferrari 458 Speciale Drag Races Lamborghini Urus, The Result Is Surprising The Maranello machine became an icon quicker than most and that's because it stands for the end of an era for the Prancing Horse - it's the last naturally aspirated V8, while coming from a time when Luca di Montezemolo, who used to work with Enzo, used to helm the carmaker.

Porsche Buys Into Software Company for New Vehicle Electronics Architecture Understanding that, more and more carmakers are investing in the tools required for that to happen. Since creating new departments from scratch to handle software development is both time and money consuming, most car companies have decided to place their bet on third-party entities.

A battle of the heavyweights The New York International Motor Show and the Shanghai Auto Show were once again pitted against each other this year as both shows ran overlapped schedules with each.

2020 Porsche 718 Cayman / Boxster Spied Testing Flat-Sixes, Touring Pack Rumored Well, the 718 generation saw those units being replaced by turbocharged four-cylinder boxers. While the GT car aura of the upcoming 718 Cayman GT4 and the eccentric roof of the Boxster Spyder mean these are uber-niche models, the other versions we're talking about will be destiner for a slightly larger audience.

Next Ford F-150 Spotted in Traffic, Looks Similar To Current Model Ford Debate Leads to Stabbing, Shooting in Virginia Home5 Ford Faces Criminal Probe Over Emissions Testing, Ranger Potentially Affected With the Ford F-150 dominating global sales charts, the Blue Oval went back to the drawing board for the current model, with the result being a scale-friendlier aluminum construction.

Mixed results for SA new-vehicle sales Sales of bakkies and light commercials at 9,810 units recorded a notable decline from the 10,676 units sold during April 2018, however. Sales in the low-volume medium and heavy truck segments performed well and at 577 units and 1,418 units respectively, reflected gains of 19.7% and 7.8%.

Renault LCVs are taken to the next stage With 120 years of expertise and leadership in the market of vans and electric light commercial vehicles in Europe, Groupe Renault has reveals four new models. The new Renault Master, with a new, more robust front end, a completely new interior, new ADAS, and new more powerful and efficient engines.

Ferrari’s F8 Tributo: A V8 Rocket to Replace the 488 GTB Although the 12-cylinder models are iconic, company engineers have just delivered their most powerful V8 ever.

Jaguar C-X55 Concept Is Inspired By The Frame Of A Tennis Racket This fully electric Jaguar Concept would live for the race track, if it was real that is.

Honda: Competitive Strength And Expansion Of The EV Markets Add To The Attraction I have analyzed HMC's performance during the nine months ended 31st December 2018. I have also discussed the growth opportunities in Honda's major markets. A comparison with other Japanese automakers reveals Honda's competitive strength. The technical price chart also indicates the opportunity for price gains.

10 Classic Car Designs That Make No Sense Some of the weirdest, craziest car designs deserve to be scrapped, to never see the light of day again. But some of the strangest designs also deserve to be looked at again, for their innovative features, their odd, inspirational body styles, and their strangeness.

Volkswagen ID.3: VW's breakthrough EV to cost from £26k in UK The new Volkswagen ID.3 is the first all-electric VW family car to launch in 2020: CAR magazine UK has all the specs you need to know.

Ex-Ferrari / Mercedes man gets Renault F1 engine role in re-structure Renault has announced several changes to its senior Formula 1 structure on both the engine and chassis side, which includes the addition of an ex-Ferrari and Mercedes specialist.

2019 Volkswagen ID Roomzz Concept Right smack in the middle is the Volkswagen logo, which, as you might expect, also illuminates. This design approach isn't actually exclusive to Volkswagen. Infiniti's own lineup of EV concepts also come with the same light-up feature.

Which brand makes a better racecar Kia or Hyundai? One of the questions that has been plaguing us was which car is better at the track between the two brands. Kia has had their share of successes racing their Optima and Forte under Kinetic Motrsports in Pirelli World Challenge. On the other hand, Hyundai has also delivered a fair amount winnings in their I30 N and recently their Veloster N TCR.

Podium joy for BRC Racing Team with 1-2 at 2019 Race of Hungary After a difficult running on Saturday, Sunday proved a return to form amid the mild and wet weather conditions at the Hungaroring. BRC Squadra Corse driver Gabriele Tarquini powered his i30 N TCR to victory in the third race in Hungary, netting his second win of the season.

New Volkswagen ID.3: 15,000 pre-orders for all-electric hatch The launch edition will have around 260 miles of range and 110kW fast charging as standard. First deliveries of the car - the first VW to be produced on the MEB all-electric platform - aren't expected until summer 2020.

Honda's debut BEV is to be called the Honda e Honda's first fully electric production model for the European market will be called "Honda e". This has now been officially confirmed by the manufacturer. At the Geneva Motor Show in March, the Japanese company presented a series-near version of the electric car as "e Prototype".

The history of the Porsche Speedster The one-off vehicle shown in the Heritage version forges a link between the early years of the company founded by Professor Ferdinand Porsche in 1948, when the brand recorded its first successes in motor racing with the lightweight Speedster variants of the Porsche 356, through to the present day.

Cadillac CT5 Coupe, Wagon Highly Unlikely Cadillac's last coupe, the ATS coupe, exited production last year, while the brand hasn't sold a wagon since the second-generation CTS spawned a wagon variant. On the topic of wagons, Bride jokingly said the only people who miss the CTS wagon are journalists.

The US and China face off again - but this time it's the battle of the auto shows! The US and China face off again - but this time it's the battle of the auto shows! It happened again. The auto shows in New York and Shanghai were unable to coordinate their schedules. The ensuing overlap made it almost impossible to visit both events.

Porsche Panamera Facelift Spied for the First Time, Will They Add a V6 Diesel? But like every other German automaker, Porsche wants to do a mid-life facelift just to keep things fresh. These are our first spyshots of the Panamera refresh, which is likely to come out in 2020. They show only small changes over the trunk area, but they could be baiting us into thinking nothing will change.

Amid Concerns About EVs and Batteries, Audi Re-launches Hydrogen Fuel Cell Focus - Digital Trends Audi will be the Volkswagen Group's focal point for hydrogen fuel cell technology, according to AutoCar. Audi CEO Bram Schot stated the refocused h-tron fuel cell development effort is due to concerns about sufficient battery supplies for electric vehicles.

2020 Volkswagen ID.3 electric car: price, specs and release date If Volkswagen's newest electric car has got you thinking about going green, then you'll want to know which electric cars will leave you feeling fully charged, and which aren't worth your time to charge.

Volkswagen confirms ID.3 name for Golf-sized EV and opens UK orders First deliveries of the car - the first VW to be produced on the MEB all-electric platform - aren't expected until summer 2020. Customers pay £750 and they will then be contacted early next year to confirm their order, once official prices and full specs have been confirmed.

Mercedes-Benz Announces UK Pricing For EQC Electric Crossover Priced at €71,281 in Germany and manufactured in Bremen, the electric sibling of the GLC is available to order in the United Kingdom at £65,640 on-the-road. The question is, what do you get for your money? In addition to 80 kWh of capacity, the lithium-ion battery is good for up to 259 miles of range on a full charge.

Ducati Design Experience: a summer full immersion course by Ducati and IAAD IAAD and Ducati have organized the first edition of “Ducati Design Experience“, a full immersion course that will take place from 15 to 26 July 2019.

Video Emerges of Ground Crew Laughing as Aeroflot Plane Crashes And Burns The video, also available at the bottom of the page, shows airport staff laughing about the "okay landing" as they're watching and recording the burning plane. Of the 78 passengers on board, 41 died in the blaze, which occurred when the plane landed without dumping the extra fuel, after being hit by lightning.

2020 Honda Jazz to Use Hybrid System Deployed on the CR-V The car, also known as Fit, will for the first time be available with a hybrid powertrain. The official announcement on this subject was made by Honda this week, when it announced the official name of the electric car it presented in March at the Geneva Motor Show, confirming previous rumors that this model will go electric in some manner too.

Concept Cars That Should've Made It to Production Modernised. #Motoring #Concepts There have been many concept cars in automotive history that all car fan can only wish had been made. Concept cars are often among the most important debuts at auto shows because their shape or technology can give the public a glimpse at what a company plans to put on the road in the near future.

New VW ID.3 REVEALED - Name confirmed as UK order books open for 342-mile electric car VOLKSWAGEN has confirmed the name for its next electric car as the ID.3 and opened the order books for the car.

Australian Cop Caught Hiding in The Bushes to Catch Speedsters In the bushes, as it happened recently in Petrie, Australia. Motorists passing through Petrie noticed an officer hiding and crouching in the bushes on a median strip, pointing a radar gun at the traffic to pick up speedsters.

A high schooler designed this concept car for Alfa Romeo FCA's Drive for Design competition asked high school students ranging from Grades 10 to 12 in the US to design a new vehicle which would be the 'ultimate expression of any FCA brand'. The top choices include two Alfa Romeos and one Maserati penned by three students from Florida, Michigan, and Washington.

Honda Urban EV Concept official name revealed as it announces new electrified Jazz HONDA has confirmed the name for the Urban EV Concept car as the Honda e ahead of its launch as well as launching an electrified Jazz variant.

Battery Technology could delay All-Electric Audi R8 While it's been rumored that the Audi R8 would be replaced by an all-electric supercar, it turns out that battery tech might delay such a thing.

2019 Porsche 911 Speedster Australia price confirmed - MOTOR Magazine Porsche reveals sky-high price on limited edition 911 Speedster, its R and GT3 based convertible.

Porsche Puts A $274,500 Price Tag On New 911 Speedster, Starts Accepting Orders The special touches don't end there as the 911 Speedster has a carbon fiber hood, a unique front spoiler and Sport Design mirrors which replace the Talbot mirrors from the 911 Speedster concept. The model has also been equipped with a shorter windscreen and central locking 20-inch wheels which are backed up by ceramic composite brakes.

Maserati Does Not Plan To Join All-Electric Movement More and more automakers are looking to offer an electric vehicle of their own but according to Maserati, they have no plans to hop on that train anytime soon. The automaker informs Motor Trend that they have no interest in letting go of gasoline engine but that does not mean that they are not interested in electric.

911 Speedster Says Fast Farewell to 991.2 Porsche's latest special edition is almost here. The 911 Speedster and its GT3 engine has started production with 1,948 of them set to roll off the production line. The Speedster is Porsche's farewell to the current generation of the 911. The 991.2 generation.

Lamborghini Polo Storico restores Miura from "The Italian Job" By doing this, Polo Storico was able to find the missing evidence and certify that the Miura P400, chassis #3586, was exactly the one used to shoot "The Italian Job". This recognition comes at the same time as the 50th anniversary celebrations of the film, released in June 1969.

EXCLUSIVE: What goes into the making of Kia designs? What car lovers in India can expect from South Korean auto giant? South Korean automotive giant Kia is gearing up for the launch of its first car in India. Prior to the launching of Kia's first mid - SUV based on the SP Concept, the auto major is working aggressively towards establishing a strong brand presence in the country.

Koda Superb restyled: design sketch Koda has previewed the revised Superb flagship which makes its debut this month.

Porsche Fined Half a Billion Euro, Gets Off the Hook in Dieselgate The sports car maker was under investigation for a while now, as local authorities were trying to determine the scope of its involvement in cheating emission regulations and the people or departments responsible for the biggest scandal in the industry in ages.

Aeroflot Survivor Targeted Online For Claiming Refund 40 Minutes After Crash Authorities are still investigating the causes of the crash that killed 41 people, but they have already said that the number of victims would have been smaller had there been fewer delays in getting the passengers down the inflatable slide and out of harm's way.

Racing Yellow Porsche 911 Speedster Looks Amazing In The Wild Well, production has now kicked off in Zuffenhausen, with the German carmaker using the occasions to give us more photos of the 991 generation's road-going swansong, which you can find in the gallery above. However, the official pics don't take us outside the color spectrum we've seen so far, which is why I've decided to drop a fresh hue here.

Audi's Most Successful Model Ever, the A4, Turns 25 The executive sedan was supposed to give the brand with for rings a stronger hold in this mid-size segment, and it did. And then some.

BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe previewed ahead of debut The new four-door car, anticipated by the 2018 M8 Gran Coupe Concept, will make its debut in June and will be launched in 2020.

2020 Porsche 911 Speedster pricing and specs Porsche has priced its stunning 911 Speedster for Australia, confirming the 991.2 swansong is bound for our shores in the fourth quarter of 2019. Based on a concept car from 2018, the Speedster will cost $604,800 before on-road costs in our market.

Aston Martin Vantage AMR The system, which is driver selectable, uses clutch, gear position and prop shaft sensors, together with finely-tuned engine management program to mimic the technique of heel-and-toe downshifts; the act of blipping the throttle while braking and changing gear to allow smoother deceleration and cornering as a result.

Mitsubishi L200 eSports Concept Is A Gamer’s Ideal Vehicle For The Zombie Apocalypse The Mitsubishi L200 eSports show vehicle packs a gaming area for two people in the covered bed.

Peugeot 508 Sport Due In 2020 With 365 HP Hybrid Power? Peugeot's getting ready to enter a new era with a sports sedan meant to put some heat on the Audi S4, Mercedes-AMG C43 and others – and it has already previewed such a car with the 508 Sport Engineered Concept at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show.

2019 Ford Ranger Raptor Arriving In Europe This Summer The performance-oriented pickup has the off-road chops to make the F-150 Raptor proud but also differs in a handful of ways. First of all, the Ranger Raptor is a mid-size pickup, far lighter than the half-ton brother from North America.

Car Thieves Casually Walk Into Georgia Dealership, Drive Off in 4 Cars At least, not in this case they didn't. Four brazen thieves casually strolled inside a car dealership in Morrow, Clayton County, Georgia after smashing a glass door with a rock and ended up driving off in 4 brand new cars.

In Moldova, DUI Gets You Three Months in a Morgue to Wash Dead Bodies Ever since, authorities across the planet have tried to find ways to stop people from drinking and getting behind the wheel with diminished reactions and altered perception. For the most part, they have failed, and drivers are still at it.

ISS Robotic Arm Ready to Capture Dragon, Capsule Joins Five Others Now Docked Initially scheduled for launch on May 1, the mission was pushed to May 3 due to a failure of a piece of electrical hardware on the ISS. On Friday, it was SpaceX's turn to call off the launch, citing electrical issues with the Of Course I Still Love You drone-ship that was to act as a landing pad for the Falcon 9 booster.

Diana Ross Says TSA Agent's Pat Down Left Her Feeling Violated, Shaken Ross, except the TSA people. The legendary singer took to social media to complain about what she considered absolutely vile and unjustified behavior on the part of the TSA agents. It all went down in New Orleans, after Diana Ross performed at the Jazz and Heritage Festival.

Peugeot 308 2019 review: Allure You don't want a small car that everybody else has, like a Toyota Corolla, a Hyundai i30 or a Kia Cerato. You want something that represents the quirky-cool you a bit better, am I right? That's why you're here snooping around this Peugeot 308 Allure review.

Porsche Speedster gets hearts racing ahead of Australian debut A pared-back and pumped-up Porsche 911 is the emotional new hero car for the German sports car brand. The 2019 Speedster is already a sell-out in Australia, even though Porsche has yet to reveal the pricing or delivery dates for the open-air road rocket.

Xpeng's Pragmatic Leadership In China's EV Startup Revolution - #CleanTechnica Field Trip, Auto Shanghai 2019 Xpeng invited us to come to the Auto Shanghai show to see how well its electric G3 was doing in China. I previously visited its San Jose USA headquarters, where part of its autonomous driving research department develops the G3 and now P7 experience. That's where I met Xpeng's founder and owner, Mr.

6 BYD Electric Vehicles At The 2019 Shanghai Auto Show BYD unveiled the electric Song Pro, electric Song Pro MAX, E1, E2, S2, and E-SEED GT hybrid concept at the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show. BYD exhibited 23 new car models at the 18th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition, simply called the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show by most.

Audi speeds up hydrogen fuel cell development Although Audi is in the midst of developing 12 electric vehicles for launch by 2025, the luxury marque will invest more in hydrogen fuel cell development.

Peugeot 5008 2019 Car of the Year review WHILE contestants like the Mazda CX-8, Holden Acadia and Hyundai Santa Fe are good enough to undergo our intensive COTY scrutiny, nailing the brief for a well-heeled, affordable seven-seater that appeals to a discerningly stylish crowd has alluded all.

13 Things GM Employees Aren't Allowed To Do There are a number of things that employees of GM are not allowed to do, and the line is boldly drawn at the crest of these regulations. Some of their rules seem very stifling and quite different from the average ones we've been accustomed to as we evolve in our careers.

All-new range-topping Citroen saloon due in 2021 There is a market for it, and it will be coming out in a couple of years." The as-yet-unnamed saloon car could make its debut at the 2021 Shanghai Motor Show given its importance to the Chinese market, with the Citroen CEO saying a new large saloon model would be a "valid" addition to the European model line-up.

New Volkswagen Golf To Live On Stateside In GTI, R Flavors According to "a high-ranking Volkswagen employee," the Golf and Golf SportWagen will be discontinued in this part of the world. But fret not; the GTI and R performance-oriented models will live on!

2020 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe Prepares For World Premiere Codenamed G16, the four-door grand tourer will join the G14 convertible and G15 coupe at the Dingolfing plant in Germany. The silhouette of the production car is similar to the BMW Concept M8 Gran Coupe the Bavarians introduced in 2018 at the Geneva Motor Show.

How the Aston Martin Aeroblade Works Since then, the system has evolved to be included on DB11's offshoot DBS Superleggera, including the recently introduced DBS Superleggera Volante. When designing extreme cars, downforce is one of the things engineers cannot ignore.

Gladiator Battle: Testing Out Jeep's Concepts In Moab What we get out of this is understanding." To that end, Jeep invited us along for the ride at this year's event, graciously providing us seat time in their concepts as well as the latest Wrangler and all-new Gladiator pickup out on the trails of Moab.

Tesla Beats BMW and All Others in Battle of Infotainment Systems With choices to be made from the tires on the car to what's under the hood, customers are now looking for that special something that would nudge them toward one brand instead of another. As customers tend to have ever increasing connectivity needs, infotainment systems could be that special something.

One-of-a-kind concept car to be featured at Cars & Coffee Palm Beach this Sunday Boca Raton, FL - The May edition of Cars and Coffee Palm Beach, Florida's largest and most prestigious monthly auto event, will feature special guest Mike Vetter of MTV Concepts, who will bring his one of a kind "Slash" concept car.

Father Unknowingly Serves as Getaway Driver For Son Robbing Bank Keith Tilton was driving around with his 39-year-old son Joseph Donald Tilton, trying to convince him to join a drug rehabilitation program. Just that morning, the son had asked the father for a loan, but the father could only give him $15.

Porsche Divulges Stunning 917 Concept Study Imagery A possible peek at the company's next hypercar.

Dodge Durango SRT Pursuit Speed Trap Concept Packs A Ridiculous 797 HP Equipped with a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine, that produces 707 hp and 645 lb-ft of torque, the Trackhawk is billed as the "most powerful and quickest SUV ever." Speaking of the latter, the five-seater can rocket from 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds and run the quarter-mile in 11.6 seconds at 180 mph.

Polestar 2 Android Automotive OS-powered EV coming in 2020 Yesterday, we told you that Google and Polestar are allowing devs to work on the Android Automotive OS. We've got some information about the platform and its integration into the new Polestart 2 electric vehicle.

The BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe Is Almost Here, Will Debut In June BMW provided a moody teaser photo that shows the car's nicely proportioned profile and bright red LED tail lamps, but not much else. We caught the 8-series Gran Coupe testing last year with minimal camo, though, so we basically know what to expect already.

The restyled MINI Clubman At the Shanghai Auto Show MINI has presented the restyled Clubman featuring a front end with renewed grille and lights.

Porsche Releases More Images of the Concept 917 If you're looking for more images of the Porsche Concept 917 then we have exactly what you're looking for. Here is the car from multiple angles.

Karma SC1 Vision Concept is a futuristic roadster built for California roads SC1 hints to our future design direction and strategy. A trio of designers were chosen to develop their designs, work together, and lead the Karma SC1 Vision Concept project: concept design manager Jacques Flynn, Adelaide Begalli, lead designer for colors, materials, and finishes, and Andre Franco Luis, director of interior design.

BMW M8 2020: official spy shots, specs, prices and release date BMW will unveil a track-focused M8 version of its new 8 Series grand tourer at this year's Frankfurt Motor Show, according to reports. Auto Express claims that the German carmaker will introduce the model at the event, which runs from 12 to 22 September, exactly two years after the M8 GTE racing version made its debut at the show.

Polestar will qualify for $7,500 electric-car credit separately from Volvo "We have to sell 200,000 Polestars until it runs out." That leaves the door open for Volvo to earn up to 200,000 of the $7,500 federal credits on its own electric cars alongside state, and other credits.

Camaro Shock Concept Car Leads to Changes to 2020 SS Model The 2020 Chevrolet Camaro SS, which will be available for sale early this fall, takes several design and performance cues from the Camaro Shock concept car that debuted at last autumn's SEMA show. The new Camaro SS will feature a new front-end design based on the Shock.

New flagship Citroen saloon shapes up for 2021 reveal New Citroen saloon draws inspiration from the Cxperience concept, and our exclusive images preview how it could look.

Walmart's New IRL Lab Store Is The Al Capone's Vault Of Retail Innovation Walmart's latest PR play. its Intelligent Retail Lab store in Levittown, NY. swept through the media hard this week. Its Intelligent Retail Lab store, or IRL for short, has been the absolute toast of the retail industry.

SpaceX Admits Crew Dragon Explosion Destroyed the Spacecraft The investigation is still ongoing, Koenigsmann added, so we aren't to expect many more details on the subject. He did hint at the fact that the anomaly - SpaceX still calls the incident anomaly - occurred during the activation of the thrusters.

Kia working on making police officers' lives easier Kia and Fujitsu have developed technology to make police officers, ambulance officers and other emergency service workers' lives a bit easier. Emergency service vehicles have to be fitted out with additional screens and other devices, which not only clutter cabins but can also affect how air-conditioning and even airbags perform.

Citroen adds air to compact SUV market FRENCH car maker Citroen has added a breath of fresh air to the compact SUV market, with the introduction of the brand new C3 Aircross, its cool little SUV that was inspired by the C-Aircross concept car presented at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show.

Let This BMW i8 Take You Back To The Future The futuristic BMW i8 delivers on sports car handling and concept cars looks, all while achieving great gas mileage.

Flying Turtle Crashes Into Car, Causes $2K in Damages John Gardner from Conway, South Carolina was driving to work on Highway 501 when he noticed a large "black dot" coming at him at full speed. He didn't have time to react and, even if he had, he still wouldn't have had enough space in traffic to make an evasive maneuver.

2020 Toyota Prius Prime Adds 5th Seat, Apple CarPlay The most obvious of improvements is the addition of the fifth seat, along with Apple CarPlay connectivity for the 11-inch touchscreen infotainment system. Priced at $27,600 for the LE, the Prius Prime is also available in XLE and Limited flavors.

Naked Woman Causes a Scene in Traffic, During Road Rage Altercation A woman got into a fight with another driver on a road in Cypress, Texas, and for whatever reason, assumed that removing all her clothes and causing a major scene would help her win the dispute. It didn't, but it did win her a place in the Internet hall of fame, albeit in that section where no one wants to find him or herself.

2021 Mercedes-AMG E63 S Shows Up at Nurburgring, Out for M5 Competition Blood The job cost the company about 1 billion and was the most expensive revision in the history of the brand. With the current W213, though, things won't go that far and that's okay, since there's not that much to change. For now, we'll focus on the Mercedes-AMG E63, with a prototype of the revamped model having been spotted on the Nurburgring.

The Audi Design Studio in Malibu Creates Designs from the Future For several decades, car design as been tested with clay. Large scale models of both the vehicle's exterior and interior design would be made from clay and shaped by hand tools. It's a way to sort of see the car before having to manufacture it. It's a design practice still used today.

Hottest Concept Cars of 2019 Look to the Future: For the car shopper or auto enthusiast, auto shows are the ultimate destination to check out the latest offerings in the automotive landscape. Although new vehicles are a big draw, the one-of-a-kind concept vehicles really bring excitement to a show.

Still under camouflage, mid-engine C8 visits National Corvette Museum Still covered in camouflage, the mid-engine C8-generation Chevrolet Corvette did a lap through the roadways at the National Corvette Museum during the annual Michelin NCM Bash. The car was driven by Jon Andrews of the Bowling Green Assembly plant, which is across the road from the museum.

Could the Porsche 918 Successor Look Like This Hot 917 Concept? If you're expecting the Porsche 918 successor to look like a spaceship, then you might be disappointed. Speaking with Autocar, Porsche design boss Michael Mauer revealed that the automaker is debating whether it should go futuristic or nostalgic for the design of its next hypercar.

The Buick GL8 Avenir Concept Has The Best Interior In Buick’s History On the outside, the biggest change to the exterior of the Buick GL8 Avenir Concept is its redesigned front end. The vehicle adopts Buick's latest design direction, including a new winged grille that is better integrated with the new headlights, as well as a restyled bumper cover.

2020 Chevrolet Camaro SS nose falls back in line with the fours and sixes Chevrolet has listened to the masses. After a semiflop with the Camaro redesign last year, it’s changing the front end of the V8-equipped SS models and, in a rare move, making it look more like the four-banger. “Customers spoke, and we listened, ” said Steve Majoros, director of Chevrolet passenger car and crossover marketing.

16 Shaq Mods That Are Complete Airballs He has also made some weird decisions over the years, and some of the weirdest could be seen in his collection of vehicles.

Porsche Drops More Photos Of Its Retrotastic Yet Stillborn 917 Concept Back in March, the automaker didn't reveal much about the design study but said it would be part of an exhibition titled "Colours of Speed - 50 Years of the 917." Until the exhibition opens on May 14 at the Porsche Museum, we can admire the Porsche 917 Concept in a new set of photos released by the automaker.

BMW G80 M3 Debut Reportedly Planned for September The guys from Auto Express report that the launch of the new M3 will take place this September, at the Frankfurt Motor Show. That timeline strikes us as a bit odd but it could be doable, especially if they will show it as a concept car. It would be roughly a year after the 3 Series was unveiled and fits the usual M.O.

10 Movies That Fooled Us With Copycat Cars While some movie and TV producers remain true to the authenticity of the vehicles they're featuring, some cut all kinds of corners to give the façade of the real deal. Big bucks go into production, and with many cars being intentionally demolished in the process of filming, it wouldn't make sense to use real cars for that purpose!

Audi AI:ME Concept - Design Sketch Gallery A set of design sketches and renders from the development of the AI:ME Concept, the show car presented by Audi at the recent Shanghai Auto Show.

Inside the Malibu Studio Where Audi Is Using Virtual Reality to Design the Future of Cars The PB18 e-tron’s interior was done exclusively using Virtual Reality.

2020 Chevrolet Camaro Facelift Gains SS Shock Concept-Inspired Front End Chevrolet’s 2020 Camaro lineup features new front end styling for the SS, a new LT1 V8 performance model and a 10-speed automatic gearbox option for 3.6-liter V6 models. The Camaro SS’ front end is inspired by the design of the Camaro SS Shock concept that came out last year at the SEMA Show.

Nissan 370Z Drops Roadster Model, Goes Coupe Only for 2020 Nissan has confirmed that the sports car will be offered only as a coupe starting with the 2020 model year. Since it is a more expensive, heavier, and less fun-to-drive version of the Z, we can't exactly say we'll miss the 370Z roadster.

Mullen Qiantu K50 At the New York Auto Show Mullen Technologies has presented the Qiantu K50, an electric sportscar set to be launched in 2020.

Here's the C8 Corvette Revving Its LT2 Small-Block V8 Engine In the beginning, a six-cylinder had to make do. With the help of chief Zora Arkus-Duntov, the C1 received the 4.3 small-block V8 in 1955 with 195 horsepower on tap. Chevrolet used Zora Arkus-Duntov stickers on the C8 during the New York preview of the mid-engine sports car, and that's a reference to the engineer's push for a mid-engine Corvette.

Electric vehicles are in spotlight at Coex show As the auto industry shifts gears to meet increasing demand for electric vehicles, industry giants and budding start-ups alike gathered at Korea's largest electric auto show, EV Trend Korea, to share the latest offerings for an electric future. The electric motor show kicked off Thursday at Coex in southern Seoul.

Lexus to replace CT with a model smaller than the UX crossover Lexus is set to replace its CT with a minicar, potentially an electric crossover based on 2015's LF-SA concept.

Chevy vs. Ford Debate Leads to Stabbing, Shooting in Virginia Home Last week, what should have been a friendly conversation on which carmaker is best, Chevrolet vs. Ford, ended with 3 people in the hospital when one man - 56-year-old Mark Turner - turned extremely violent.

Lamborghini Part Molds Stolen in Romania and Sold for Scrap Metal The company in question is called Heyform Bramsche, and is listed by Bloomberg as a German manufacturer of trim components and other parts for the interior of vehicles. In 2016, Heyform set up shop in Romania, aiming to start making these parts on behalf of some of the brands in the Volkswagen Group, including Lamborghini.

Huawei reportedly working on a 5G-connected 8K TV Such TVs would be fitted with 5G modules, which Huawei already produces for the Huawei Mate 20 X 5G and the foldable Mate X 5G once it is launched. Nikkei Asian Review cites unknown sources familiar with Huawei痴 plans. The TV would also have an 8K panel, surpassing the current high-resolution standard of 4K.

New Shepard Rocket to Take Off on May 2 in New Cargo Test Flight The previous launch of the New Shepard took place in January when the rocket carried to orbit eight NASA-backed experiments. This time the payload will be greater, with a total of 38 experiments making their way on board, ranging from medical tech to art projects.