Sidd Dhimaan
Associate Editor and Truck Expert - sidd@topspeed.com
Sidd joined the Topspeed.com team in 2017 as an intern and in less than a year he earned a full-time position as an associate editor and junior automotive expert. He is currently our pickup truck expert and focuses his attention on heavy-duty and off-road vehicles.

As a full-on enthusiast, Sidd has been active in the automotive world his entire life. He started reading about cars and trucks at the age of 5 and has attended and reported numerous auto shows and race events. Over the years, Sidd has become an expert among his peers, especially in the field of pickup trucks, and finds himself constantly wrapped up the day-to-day news and developments of the truck and sportscar world.

In all honesty, Sidd’s love is divided between cars and trucks, music, and acting, but he manages to devote 100-percent of his heart to all three.

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The 2020 SEMA Show is the Latest to Bite the Dust

The 2020 SEMA Show is the Latest to Bite the Dust

Other auto shows could work digitally somehow, but not the SEMA show

SEMA show has been a major attraction for people interested in aftermarket equipment and accessories. It also served as a perfect ground for the engineers and designers to showcase their creative sides by building crazy concepts. For off-roaders and pickup trucks, it was the biggest stage of ‘em all. But, just like the other shows this year, the SEMA show, too, will bite the dust. Earlier this week, SEMA officially confirmed that the 2020 edition of the show is scrapped. Well, this was expected.

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Car for Sale: Unique, Retro 2020 Ford F-150 by Beechmont Ford in Ohio

Car for Sale: Unique, Retro 2020 Ford F-150 by Beechmont Ford in Ohio

This nostalgic build will remind you of the Ford trucks from the 1980s

We’ve seen many interesting Ford dealership packages and they give a fresh twist to your truck. These are mostly available for the lower trims and comes with quite a few features that make the whole ownership experience quite a happy one. One such package has come to light this time from Beechmont Ford. This Ohio dealership has introduced a retro package for the 2020 Ford F-150. It comes in a dual-tone shade, features a Roush exhaust, and oodles of chrome.

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This Tesla Model 3 Just Proved How Versatile Electric Cars Are, Even in Water

This Tesla Model 3 Just Proved How Versatile Electric Cars Are, Even in Water

EVs are better swimmers than fuel-powered cars, but they are no Michael Phelps!

Unless your internal combustion engine car is rated for a healthy wading depth, taking it into the waters is the worst idea. These fuel-powered mills are susceptible to hydrolocks that could seize the engine in the worst-case scenario. But, is it the same with EVs? Not really. Electric vehicles don’t have an ICE, so they are not prone to hydrolocks, and this Tesla right here proves it.

As you can see in the video, this Tesla Model 3 floated and swam across to the other side in what appears to be rather deep waters for a sedan. This right here goes on to prove how versatile EVs are.

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EV West Aims For New Electric Speed Record With a Tesla-Powered Lakester

EV West Aims For New Electric Speed Record With a Tesla-Powered Lakester

There are high chances that we may have a new record holder this time

Although the infiltration into the market will take time, I think it’s high time all of us accepted that EVs are no more a ‘niche’. It’s not just the automakers that are investing in electrification; even aftermarket companies have realized that this is the future and they are adapting to the new ‘electrified’ culture. One such company, EV West, has taken this up a notch by using its technical knowhow to break the land speed record for an electric vehicle. Can it break the record set 23 years back?

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2020 Mercedes-AMG G63 by PerformMaster

2020 Mercedes-AMG G63 by PerformMaster

This Mercedes-AMG G63 receives a lot of carbon fiber treatment and a healthy power boost

The Mercedes-AMG G63 is turning out to be quite popular with the aftermarket tuners. We’ve seen builds from companies like Carlex Design, Wald International, Brabus, Mansory, and many others in the past.

This time, another company has laid its hands on the luxurious, boxy SUV. Germany-based PerformMaster has given the G63 a twist that includes a few cosmetic changes and a power bump that pushes it over 800 horses. Is this enough to set it apart from other customized builds?

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2020 Jeep Gladiator 6x6 by So Flo Jeeps

2020 Jeep Gladiator 6x6 by So Flo Jeeps

This Jeep Gladiator with a Corvette engine looks Armageddon-ready

We’ve seen plenty of Jeep Gladiator aftermarket builds, but this is one of a kind. South Florida Jeeps, aka So Flo Jeeps, has created a monster out of this simple-looking truck from Jeep. Called the SF 6x6G, the company has transformed every single nook and corner of this Gladiator. It rides much higher than the stock model, sits on bigger tires, comes equipped with a lot of additional accessories, has an extra axle, and the best part – packs a Corvette engine under the hood. Can a build get any better?

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You'll Be Able to Configure Your New 2021 Ford Bronco Sooner Than You Think!

You’ll Be Able to Configure Your New 2021 Ford Bronco Sooner Than You Think!

The 2021 Bronco configurator goes live in September and ordering will take place in December

The 2021 Bronco has created a stir and people can’t seem to stop talking about it. In fact, the response has been so overwhelming that the website had also crashed. According to the Q2 earnings call, well over a hundred thousand people have reserved the new Bronco and can’t wait to lay their hands on the off-roader.

With numerous packages and accessories announced, the next exciting part is to be able to configure it and Ford has some good news for us on that front. The company has confirmed that the Bronco configurator will go live in September!

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This Full Video Review of the Volkswagen ID 3 Is Brutally Honest

This Full Video Review of the Volkswagen ID 3 Is Brutally Honest

Volkswagen has a lot of hopes pinned on this car, but some things might drive you away from it!

The ID.3 is a very important car for Volkswagen. The company is aiming to capture a strong market share in the EV segment with this product, and even pitting it against the likes of the Tesla Model 3. The ID.3 looks futuristic and is pretty spacious on the inside. And, it even comes with a host of new tech features. But, it is as good in real-world conditions as it sounds on paper? German YouTube channel Autogefühl has a brutally honest review on this new EV for us.

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Is Ram Working On An Electric 1500 Pickup Truck?

Is Ram Working On An Electric 1500 Pickup Truck?

Ram Is Open to Building an Electric Pickup, But Only Under Certain Circumstances

Ram has finally broken the silence on its electrification strategy. At a time when electrification is taking over the pickup truck segment by storm, Ram had been awfully quiet on this subject. There are a lot of new automakers in this segment who are looking to take on the Big Three players with electric pickup trucks. Ford and Chevy are also working on them, but what about Ram?

We didn’t know so far, but now we do. Ram has said that it is very much in the game, but has “different view of timing and adoption rates”. Is this a smart move or will Ram pay for being a late entrant to the market?

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Car for Sale: Super-Rare 1992 Lancia Delta Integrale Martini 5 Evoluzione

Car for Sale: Super-Rare 1992 Lancia Delta Integrale Martini 5 Evoluzione

How often do you get a chance to own something this unique and special?

Lancia officially retired from rallying back in 1991, but it made sure to end its run on a high note. Its racehorse, the Lancia Delta, is touted as one of the best rally cars ever produced and is considered a legend in its own right.

To commemorate its fifth consecutive World Rally Championship victory before retiring, Lancia built 400 examples of the Delta Integrale Martini 5 Evoluzione from October 1991 to 1992. One of those copies is now up for grabs at Bring-a-Trailer.com and the bid for it has already gone north of $100,000!

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2020 Mercedes-AMG G63 Brabus 700 By Fostla.de

2020 Mercedes-AMG G63 Brabus 700 By Fostla.de

The G63 looks pretty cool in this green vinyl wrap

Brabus is known to customize and give the vehicles it works on a unique twist. Its favorite bunny, the Mercedes-AMG G63, has been transformed into many different iterations. One of them is the Brabus 700. The aftermarket company later tweaked it again with a small performance boost and some exterior upgrades that resulted in the 700 Widestar. Now, another German company called Fostla.de has laid its hands on the Brabus 700 Widestar to give it its own twist. This pattern will make Christopher Nolan proud.

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This Slammed Ford Bronco-GT Supercar Mashup is Oddly Satisfying

This Slammed Ford Bronco-GT Supercar Mashup is Oddly Satisfying

We didn’t know we needed a Bronco and GT’s lovechild… until now

Let’s put this in a very simple way. The Bronco is an off-roader. The GT is a supercar meant to stay on the tarmac. These two segments run parallel and can never intersect. But, thanks to some geniuses, we now have a pictorial representation of what these two would like when mashed up, and surprisingly, we didn’t have the urge to break our screens. Timothy, who goes by ‘Adry53customs’ on Instagram, uploaded a few renderings of the Bronco-GT lovechild, which happens to be a hot rod, and it is satisfying.

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This 2021 Ford Bronco Police Interceptor Is Ready to Protect and Serve You Off-Road

This 2021 Ford Bronco Police Interceptor Is Ready to Protect and Serve You Off-Road

It’s quite intriguing that the Bronco Sport fits into the police uniform so effortlessly!

The Bronco is a capable off-roader and there’s no doubt about it. Even its little sibling, the Bronco Sport, seems like an all-rounder that can take the tarmac and the beaten paths equally well. We’ve seen it as a Raptor, as a Baja 1000 racer, but this time, we’ve come across an intriguing rendering. How cool would a Bronco be in a cop uniform? Aksyonov Nikita has rendered the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport as a Police Interceptor and it looks fantastic!

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2021 Ford Bronco Sport

2021 Ford Bronco Sport

The Bronco Sport is an urban crossover that can also go on beaten paths with utmost ease

The Bronco’s revival has made enthusiasts and purists more than happy. But, given how tough the market has become, Ford knew that it would also need a practical vehicle. In comes the Bronco Sport. The Bronco Sport is not as rugged as the standard Bronco and can be very much used as a daily driver as well. If I had to describe it in a sentence, I’d say it’s not an off-roader like the Bronco, but a crossover with a very heavy off-road bias. It has a lot of Bronco shades and vibe all around, but will people accept it as an urban crossover and as their daily driver?

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GMC's Latest Teaser Video Gives Us a Decent Look at the Hummer EV

GMC’s Latest Teaser Video Gives Us a Decent Look at the Hummer EV

The trailer also gave us a glimpse of the supertruck’s silhouette

Apart from the Bronco, there was another nameplate set to make a return this year – the Hummer. GMC even played out commercials at the Superbowl announcing a 20 May 2020 debut, but that didn’t happen due to the pandemic. Now, the company has announced that the Hummer will debut later this fall. The production of the electric super truck will begin in the fall of 2021.

Check out some awesome detail screenshots from the video at the bottom of this page!

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2021 Ford Bronco

2021 Ford Bronco

Ford has let out its ultimate prizefighter to take on the Jeep Wrangler

After being in production for over three decades, the Bronco went down in the history books as one of the most hardcore SUVs that mankind had ever seen. The SUV was developed as an off-roader to take on the Jeep CJ-5, and it succeeded to a large extent. However, the company decided to put down the model in 1996 to make way for a newer lineup. Purists and enthusiasts hoped the model would make a comeback, and after 20+ years, the moniker has come back from the ashes.

Rumors about its reincarnation started many years back, but the company didn’t confirm its existence until less than a year before it was unveiled. The wait was not easy, but it was worth it. The company launched the rugged, off-road Bronco in two- and four-door configurations, to go with an urban version with an off-road bias called the Bronco Sport. Ford will offer hundreds of optional accessories right from its launch as well. Despite all this, does it have in it to take on the undisputed king of the segment, the Jeep Wrangler?

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This German Electric “Thing,” aka the eBussy, Can Transform Into 10 Different Body Styles

This German Electric “Thing,” aka the eBussy, Can Transform Into 10 Different Body Styles

The eBussy also has a weird powertrain configuration; it churns out 20 horses and 737 pound-feet of torque!

There is no dearth of innovations in the automotive industry today; especially the booming electric vehicle segment. But, something like this? It’s insane.

A German electric startup called Electric Brands has developed a new concept vehicle called the eBussy. It is underpinned by an electric modular platform and will be offered in 10 different body styles. The way this EV transforms, it deserves to be in the next Transformers movie!

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S.-based Tuner Unveils The Ford Bronco Midnite Edition

S.-based Tuner Unveils The Ford Bronco Midnite Edition

This Bronco Midnite Edition is a tribute to the original Nite Edition Bronco built in 1991 and 1992

If there is anyone more excited about the new Bronco other than the enthusiasts, it’s the aftermarket companies. From offering a V-8 engine under the hood to creating a Baja-1000 winner-based Bronco, we’ve seen it all since the off-roader was reincarnated. But this is no way the end of it. Illinois-based Maxlider Brothers Customs has created a Midnite edition that pays homage to the 1991-92 Nite Bronco. How’s that for a double dose of nostalgia?

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Honda's Latest Trademark Hints at The Company Fighting The Ford Bronco and Jeep Wrangler?

Honda’s Latest Trademark Hints at The Company Fighting The Ford Bronco and Jeep Wrangler?

Honda seems to have finally woken up from a deep slumber to enter the off-roading segment

The latest chapter of the Bronco vs Wrangler story has a new twist. A rather unfamiliar automaker in this segment has decided to step up and challenge these two Americans.

According to CarBuzz, Honda has filed for the “Trailsport” trademark that suggests the automaker wants a share of this ever-growing pie. The trademark doesn’t explicitly specify that it’s for off-road purposes, but it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out its intended use. Will this serve as a ‘passport’ for Honda to fly into the off-road segment?

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It's Almost Official - a Ford Bronco Pickup Is Coming, But The Question Is When

It’s Almost Official - a Ford Bronco Pickup Is Coming, But The Question Is When

The Jeep Gladiator’s latest rival could arrive as early as 2022

Earlier this month, Ford announced that the Bronco will not just be a model in the lineup, but will serve as a sub-brand. The reason was to probably give a lot more presence and added value to the brand. Not to mention, Ford’s plans to introduce multiple Bronco-related products.

The automaker has already unveiled the two-door and the four-door Broncos, as well as the Bronco Sport. A Bronco Raptor is also inevitable and could be seen within a couple of years. Now, Automobile Magazine claims that a Bronco pickup is also in the works and is expected to come in 2024. However, the Blue Oval is trying to shorten this period and is planning to have the truck out by 2022. More worry for the Jeep Gladiator?

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Engineering Explained Breaks Down the Ford Bronco's Crawler Gear and Teaches You About Gear Reduction

Engineering Explained Breaks Down the Ford Bronco’s Crawler Gear and Teaches You About Gear Reduction

In a nutshell, a Crawler Gear: Low speed, high control

Purists and enthusiasts were rooting for a manual transmission to be offered in the Bronco and Ford decided to make them happy. However, the automaker went one step ahead and offered it with a Crawler gear. Now, everyone knows that the Crawler gear features an ultra-low gear ratio that will be extremely helpful when traversing over rocks and mountains. But, how does it work? Well, Jason Fenske from Engineering Explained has broken down the math in this video.

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2021 BMW X7 Dark Shadow Edition

2021 BMW X7 Dark Shadow Edition

The U.S. market will receive only 75 examples and each one is priced at $120,000

It looks like we’re going through some ‘dark’ days lately. A couple of days back,Ram introduced a Black Edition package for its heavy duty trucks, and now BMW has come up with one for the X7 SUV. Called the Dark Shadow Edition, this appearance package will be limited to just 500 examples worldwide and the U.S. will receive 75 of those. BMW is asking $120,490 for this exclusive edition X7.

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Will you Pay $80,000 for a Fully-Loaded 2021 Ford F-150?

Will you Pay $80,000 for a Fully-Loaded 2021 Ford F-150?

Ford knows people will buy the F-150 no matter how high it’s priced

Kim Kardashian went about ‘breaking the internet’ a couple of years ago and her husband could do the same if he becomes the President of the U.S. In between these things came the Ford Bronco, which has been the talk of the town ever since it was unveiled and is a worthy candidate for the same award. Such is the off-roader’s hype that many have forgotten the fourteenth-gen 2021 Ford F-150 was also unveiled just a couple of weeks before it.

If it was any other time, America’s best-selling vehicle would’ve garnered all the attention; but not this time. However, there is some news on that front as well. According to a report from CarsDirect, the 2021 F-150 could go north of $80,000. How about that!

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Everything You Need to Know About the 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor

Everything You Need to Know About the 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor

From a V-8 engine to Baja-Bronco like treatment; this is everything you can expect from the Ford Bronco Raptor

The 2021 Ford Bronco has been the talk of the town since it was unveiled. The off-roader was, arguably, the most anticipated model this year, and it would be fair to say that it didn’t disappoint. But we enthusiasts are a greedy bunch and still want a Raptor version of the Bronco. That’s like asking for an off-road version of an off-roader! The Bronco comes with most of the stuff needed, but a Raptor trim could push things beyond the boundaries. Also, the Bronco has taken part in Baja 1000 before it was reincarnated, so that makes having a Raptor version even more imperative, and it could further cement the new off-roader’s place in the segment.

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2020 2020 Ram Heavy Duty Limited Black Edition

2020 2020 Ram Heavy Duty Limited Black Edition

This package blacks out all the bling from your Limited trim truck and costs $1,000

I believe we’re starting to get past the days when chrome was synonymous with luxury. For a person who has detested chrome his entire life, this is good news. Ram has introduced a new “Heavy Duty Limited Black Edition” for its top trims on the 2500 and 3500 pickup trucks. This monochromatic package is essentially a dark treatment for all the bling that is present all over the Limited trim’s body. Although it is offered only on the Limited trim, it can be had with any engine and drive layout.

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A Tesla Model 3 Performance Just Waxed a 1200-Horsepower Nissan GT-R, But Was It Fair?

A Tesla Model 3 Performance Just Waxed a 1200-Horsepower Nissan GT-R, But Was It Fair?

Tesla’s instantaneous torque is no match for an ICE car

The Tesla Model 3 has been in numerous drag races where it has obliterated many superior internal combustion-engined cars without any mercy. This time around, it takes on another legend in its own right – the Nissan GT-R. This Japanese supercar is heavily modded and churns out 1,200 horses in its current spec. But, was it enough to beat the Model 3 Performance in a quarter-mile drag race?

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The Audi E-Tron S Is Still Heavy, But It Makes Up For That Weight with Ample Amounts of Power and Torque

The Audi E-Tron S Is Still Heavy, But It Makes Up For That Weight with Ample Amounts of Power and Torque

The E-Tron S will come with a three-motor setup and will make almost 500 horses and 700 pound-feet of torque combined!

The Audi e-tron has been on the market since last year, and it’s received positive feedback overall. This was the German automaker’s first mainstream volume EV and the company managed to cover all the bases quite well, except for the range. Earlier this month, the Audi unveiled the ‘S’ version of the e-tron that comes with more power. The ‘S’ badge is slapped on the SUV as well as the Sportback body type. It comes with better performance specs, an extra motor, and a few dimensional tweaks.

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A Handful of Renderings Imagines the 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor in Different Colors

A Handful of Renderings Imagines the 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor in Different Colors

Just when you thought the Bronco couldn’t get any better

Ford came out all guns blazing with the new Bronco. The automaker has created the ultimate off-roader that checks all the boxes; well, almost all. The two things that we purists would’ve wanted – which we could receive some time in the future perhaps – are a V-8 engine and a Raptor treatment. These vacuums are already filled by aftermarket companies and rendering artists to give us a taste of what to expect when the real deal comes out.

We saw a rendering of a two-door Bronco Sport Raptor earlier this week, but now we have a rendering of the four-door Bronco Raptor in four different shades, courtesy of Oscar V from Concept Autos. The changes are subtle yet noticeable, and we are impressed.

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A New Leaked Image All But Confirms the Ford Maverick Pickup Truck

A New Leaked Image All But Confirms the Ford Maverick Pickup Truck

A pickup truck’s tailgate image was recently leaked with ‘Maverick’ embossed on it
Leaked image of a truck tailgate with ‘Maverick’ stamped on it It could be launched in 2021 according to a Ford presentation Might be a compact, unibody pickup truck for the U.S.

The ‘Maverick’ moniker has been in news ever since the Bronco news started surfacing the internet. Back then, there were rumors that it could be used for the entry-level trim or a special edition of the off-roader. But, a couple of months back, a 3-D image of a truck’s tailgate with ‘Maverick’ embossed on it started doing rounds. Now, Motor1 has received another image from an anonymous source that has ‘Maverick’ stamped on it. Does this confirm a new pickup truck from the Blue Oval?

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With 1,400 Horsepower, The Ford Mustang Mach-E 1400 Is Useless But Awesome

With 1,400 Horsepower, The Ford Mustang Mach-E 1400 Is Useless But Awesome

The Mustang Mach-E 1400 features seven motors in total; five more than the standard Mustang Mach-E!

Ford is on a hot streak lately and it seems like nothing can go wrong for the company. Running high on the Bronco’s launch success, the Blue Oval has carried over the momentum to its electric steed – the Mustang Mach-E – by unveiling a performance prototype of its EV. This Mustang churns out a massive 1,400 horses and features seven motors in total! How about that!

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Does This Two-Door Ford Bronco Sport Raptor Deserve to be Built?

Does This Two-Door Ford Bronco Sport Raptor Deserve to be Built?

This isn’t something that will ever make it to production, but we can’t stop thinking about it

It’s been just a week since Ford pulled the Bronco out of the box, but we just can’t seem to catch a break from all the renderings. We’ve seen the Bronco reimagined as the erstwhile Big Oly by Saleen and even as a 6x6 pickup truck! This time, it’s the Bronco Sport’s turn to get a virtual makeover.

KDesign has transformed the Bronco Sport into a two-door SUV in the standard form and with a Raptor-twist. While both seem out of scope at this point as production vehicles, there’s no denying that this whacky build could see the light of the day at some tuner’s workshop in the future.

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Sad the 2021 Ford Bronco Isn't Offered With a V-8? PaxPower Has Your Back!

Sad the 2021 Ford Bronco Isn’t Offered With a V-8? PaxPower Has Your Back!

You can have the V-8 engine with either 400 horses or 758 horses!

Ford is not offering the 2021 Bronco with a V-8 and it is stinging some people. The fact that Jeep announced a V-8 Wrangler just before the Bronco’s launch added to the misery. We expected aftermarket companies to pounce on this opportunity, but this soon? Houston-based PaxPower has already announced a V-8 Bronco. The tuner will plonk Ford’s V-8 Coyote engine and offer it in two iterations - 400 horses and 758 horses. Exciting enough?

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2021 Chevrolet Silverado Yenko S/C By SVE

2021 Chevrolet Silverado Yenko S/C By SVE

SVE will build just 50 examples of this 800-horsepower Silverado

SVE is back again with yet another powerful Chevy build. The tuner is known to customize GM trucks and has customized over 65,000 vehicles in its 25-year history to date. It even acquired rights to reincarnate the Syclone badge that was synonymous with fast trucks and built two editions of it; a 2019 Syclone and a 2021 Syclone. This time around, the company has laid its hands on a Silverado and given it a mighty boost. Called the Silverado Yenko S/C, the truck now boasts a V-8 engine that makes 800 horses! This truck should be your pick if you are looking for a fast, powerful full-size pickup truck.

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This Leaked Video Suggests That A Bronco Hybrid Is On The Way!

This Leaked Video Suggests That A Bronco Hybrid Is On The Way!

It shows an "EV Coaching" mode on the Bronco’s instrument cluster

Yes, there’s more news on the Bronco front. In all honesty, I think this past week should be called the “Bronco Week”. This time, the news is regarding a Bronco Hybrid. A video uploaded by “Input” on their YouTube channel shows the instrument cluster and the SYNC system. In one of the frames, you can see an “EV Coaching” dial. This can only mean that a Bronco hybrid is in the making.

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This Ford Bronco 6x6 Pickup Screams Merica!

This Ford Bronco 6x6 Pickup Screams Merica!

The new Ford Bronco is turning out to be every rendering artist’s wet dream

It hasn’t even been a week since the Bronco was launched and we already have wild renderings for it popping up from everywhere. Saleen showcased its version of the Bronco earlier, and now we have the Bronco rendered as a 6x6 pickup truck. There are a handful of trucks with a third axle we’ve seen, with the most reminisced one being the Mercedes-AMG G63 6x6. But, does that formula work on the Bronco? Well, you tell us!

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The Mustang Mach-E Pickup Is The Truck That Ford Should Build

The Mustang Mach-E Pickup Is The Truck That Ford Should Build

The world’s best-selling truck company could become the first automaker to have two electric trucks in the market!

The electric pickup truck market is arguably the most competitive segment today. Apart from mainstream automakers dipping their toes in this niche, several new startups have dived in headfirst. Rivian, Bollinger, Atlis, Lordstown, and many more are starting their automotive journeys with electric pickup trucks, but none of them have a production-ready offering on the road yet. However, if Ford were to capitalize on this rendering of the Mach-E as a pickup – which we think it should, it could have not one, but two electric trucks on the market. Would you buy a Mach-E pickup truck?

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FCA's New 'Carbide" Trademark Hints At a More Hardcore Wrangler or Ram 1500

FCA’s New ’Carbide" Trademark Hints At a More Hardcore Wrangler or Ram 1500

Will FCA use this name for the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 Concept?

The new Ford Bronco might be garnering all the attention right now, but FCA is working on something quietly in the backdrop. According to Muscle Cars and Trucks, FCA filed for a trademark for the ‘Carbide’ nameplate. The trademark was filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on July 1. FCA as a whole is coming with multiple products, but given the timing and the Bronco’s onslaught on Jeep Wrangler, it could probably be for the production version of the recently-announced Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 Concept.

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Check Out This Ford Mustang Mach-E Rendered As An Electric Rally Car

Check Out This Ford Mustang Mach-E Rendered As An Electric Rally Car

The rather simple-looking Mach-E looks pretty cool in a rally outfit

Many people still can’t fathom Ford’s decision to slap the Mach-E EV with the Mustang badge. It feels a little sad, but the only way we can get over it is if we see the Mach-E in a different light and convince ourselves that it could get better. Here’s one iteration that will probably make you feel a little better – the Mach-E as a Rally crossover. Abimelec Design has reimagined the Mach-E as an electric rally crossover and it looks quite the part with those big tires and single wiper arm, amongst other things. Do you dig it?

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Is the 2021 Ford Bronco's Interior Waterproof?

Is the 2021 Ford Bronco’s Interior Waterproof?

It comes with vinyl seats and washable floor on two trims; so you can call it waterproof

With the way Ford was hyping the new Bronco before the launch, it was expected to be an impressive off-roader. However, the company has managed to break all the shackles with this product and it’s turning out to be a big threat for the Jeep Wrangler. Apart from the numerous good-to-have features, the Bronco also comes with some thoughtful niceties that will make the long-term ownership a pleasant one.

One such convenient feature is the washable interior. We’re talking about more than washable floors here, by the way!

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2021 Ford Bronco by Saleen

2021 Ford Bronco by Saleen

Saleen has paid homage to two-time Baja 1000 winner the ‘Big Oly’ Bronco

It’s barely been a couple of days since the Bronco was launched but we already have aftermarket tuners pouncing all over it to give it their own twist. The first company to do so is Saleen Automotive. Saleen has already put out a kit for the Bronco that pays tribute to the old Bronco that took the Baja 1000 by storm back in the 70s. There isn’t a lot known about it yet, but from the looks of it, it seems pretty sweet.

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2021 Ford Bronco Sasquatch Package - Making Even the Base Bronco an Extreme Off-Roader

2021 Ford Bronco Sasquatch Package - Making Even the Base Bronco an Extreme Off-Roader

A must-have package if you’re buying a Bronco, especially the lower trims

Ford has tried to cater to all kinds of customers with the Bronco. That probably explains why the Bronco Sport came to be – an off-roader that is equally comfortable for weekday duties. If you’ve been following the Bronco carefully, you’ll know how well it is spec’d in terms of off-roading equipment and features. However, they are available in the higher trims which are in the ballpark of $50,000.

But, even if you are looking to buy the base trim and want a Bronco that can handle harsh terrain easily, you should opt for the “Sasquatch Package” that Ford has introduced. The package includes most of the stuff you’d need to convert your bare-bones Bronco into a boulder-carver - even the base model!

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The BMW iX3 Joins the EV Ranks with 286 Miles of Range

The BMW iX3 Joins the EV Ranks with 286 Miles of Range

It comes with a single-motor setup and 285 miles of range

While the whole world has been busy gossiping about the all-new Ford Bronco, BMW has quietly launched its second electric model, the iX3. Based on the third-gen X3, the model was first previewed at the 2018 Beijing Motor. Two years later, the automaker has launched the production version of its electric SUV that isn’t a whole lot different from the concept. With a single-motor setup and a 285-mile range, can the iX3 stand out, or will it be lost in the mix?

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What is the 2021 Ford Bronco's GOAT System?

What is the 2021 Ford Bronco’s GOAT System?

It stands for "Go Over Any Type of Terrain" and comprises of different selectable drive modes

The Bronco has lit up the automotive scene in more ways than even Ford would’ve imagined. The off-roader is filled with features that enthusiasts have been asking automakers for all along. One exciting feature that Ford has introduced on the Bronco is the cleverly named GOAT mode. This is essentially the Bronco’s driving modes that make it a capable off-roader. So, what are these drive modes?

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Ford Everest by TTN Hypersport - the Ford F-150 Raptor SUV That Should Have Been

Ford Everest by TTN Hypersport - the Ford F-150 Raptor SUV That Should Have Been

To paraphrase The Dark Knight movie: Not the SUV we deserve, but the SUV we need

Aftermarket companies are the guilty pleasure of any customization aficionado. Whether it is a power boost or an aesthetic upgrade, these companies do the most unthinkable things and sometimes make us wonder how good the product would be as a factory-made model.

The latest example of this is a build by TTN Hypersport, a custom shop in Thailand. TTN has dared to rebuild the Ford Everest into a wild vehicle that essentially looks like an F-150 Raptor SUV. Ford, can we expect something like this in the future?

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The Ford Bronco's Door Storage Solution Sets the Standard for Off-Road Vehicles

The Ford Bronco’s Door Storage Solution Sets the Standard for Off-Road Vehicles

Thanks to onboard storage, you now have the freedom to remove the doors whenever you feel like instead of planning in advance and leaving them at home

The all-new Ford Bronco has finally made its much-anticipated debut and the initial impressions are very positive. Ford has not only equipped stuff that enthusiasts crave for in an off-roader, but has also upped the ante tremendously. The manual gearbox, for instance, comes with a creeper gear that makes off-roading a lot more fun. Among a host of other impressive features, there’s something that the purists and camping aficionados would appreciate – the removable doors and roof.

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The Tesla Model Y With Track Mode Can Straighten Curves Like Nobody's Business

The Tesla Model Y With Track Mode Can Straighten Curves Like Nobody’s Business

With the announcement of a Track Mode and other goodies, the Model Y is back in the news again

The Tesla Owners Silicon Valley group asked Elon Musk on Twitter if the company has plans to launch a Track Mode for the Model Y and the CEO replied in the affirmative. Despite a few flaws in its build and build quality, the Model Y has started well and is raking in good sales numbers for Tesla. So, the addition of a Track Mode will lure a lot more people and make this a complete package overall.

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Does the 2021 Ford Bronco Have a Manual Transmission?

Does the 2021 Ford Bronco Have a Manual Transmission?

It most certainly does, and from what we know so far, it is very impressive!

After a 24-year hiatus, the Bronco moniker has returned to the auto scene and has everyone’s attention. The off-roader comes with retro styling and cues, much to the please of the purists. However, one other thing that made the Bronco exciting was the prospect of a manual gearbox mated to the drivetrain. The initial leaks had suggested the presence of a seven-speed manual transmission, and now that the Bronco has made its debut, the same is confirmed - as long as you don’t go with the Bronco Sport, which is only available with an automatic transmission.

The all-new Bronco (the boxy one) will be offered with a choice of two transmissions – a seven-speed manual gearbox and a 10-speed automatic gearbox.

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The Ford Bronco Has Arrived and We can Smell Fear from Jeep Dealers Everywhere

The Ford Bronco Has Arrived and We can Smell Fear from Jeep Dealers Everywhere

Ford has made sure there’s something for every potential Bronco customer

It has been a long time coming, but Ford has finally unveiled the 2021 Bronco. The new Bronco will be available as a two-door, four-door, and Sport avatars and will be available with your choice between two engines, a lot of off-road equipment, and over 200 aftermarket accessories to choose from. The off-roader, as seen earlier, draws a lot of retro cues and comes with a host of tech features that will make the off-roading experience much better.

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2020 Audi A6 Allroad By ABT Sportsline

2020 Audi A6 Allroad By ABT Sportsline

All the engines receive significant power boosts without any hardware upgrades

The Audi RS4 Avant and the RS6 Avant have stolen the limelight from their Allroad counterparts in recent times, but that doesn’t mean the latter is any less worthy. Although the A4 Allroad has been on our shores for quite some time now, Audi recently introduced the A6 Allroad as well.

After working on the Avant series, Kempten-based aftermarket tuner, ABT Sportsline, has now decided to get its hands dirty with the A6 Allroad. ABT has given the A6 Allroad a generous power boost along with a few cosmetic upgrades and it certainly feels more desirable. Does this ABT package narrow down the gap between the A6 Allroad and the RS6 Avant? It’s not fair to compare the two, but it does.

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Jeep Unveils Wrangler Rubicon 392 Concept Just So It Can Ruin Ford's Party Tonight

Jeep Unveils Wrangler Rubicon 392 Concept Just So It Can Ruin Ford’s Party Tonight

The V-8 engine and hardcore off-road equipment announcement could throw Ford off its game right before the Bronco’s unveiling

We’re less than 10 hours away from the much-anticipated 2021 Ford Bronco’s unveiling, and its primary rival, the Jeep Wrangler, has decided to gatecrash the party. The company teased a 6.4-liter, V-8 HEMI engine just a couple of days ago in a Facebook post and now it has confirmed its arrival in the form of the Wrangler Rubicon 392 Concept.

Ford has been messing around with the Jeep ever since the Bronco was announced, so the news of the Wrangler Rubicon 392 Concept couldn’t have come at a better time. Kudos to Jeep for sneaking under the limelight and stealing it from the Bronco just hours before the grand reveal. Point: Jeep.

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1937 Mount Rainier Kenworth Tour Bus by Legacy Classic Trucks

1937 Mount Rainier Kenworth Tour Bus by Legacy Classic Trucks

This 83-year old restored rolling piece of history costs over half-a-million dollars!

Idaho-based Legacy Classic Trucks had taken up a unique restoration project recently. The company laid its hands on a 1937 tour bus that served at the Mount Rainier National Park in Washington state. Vintage tour buses are a popular sight at tourist spots, so retaining the essence of this bus was the most important thing about this restoration. Legacy Classic Trucks has managed to do it and it looks stunning.

However, it is priced exorbitantly high. The company is selling this restored, bespoke bus for over half-a-million dollars. Well, I’d rather buy a ticket and take a ride in it if it were to be deployed at a tourist site than buy it!

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Jeep Teases a Wrangler V-8 Right Before The Bronco's Reveal

Jeep Teases a Wrangler V-8 Right Before The Bronco’s Reveal

That’s a befitting reply to Ford’s continuous onslaught on Jeep ever since the Bronco was announced

Just a couple of days before the highly anticipated launch of the 2021 Bronco, Jeep decided to have some fun. The automaker put up a post of Facebook showing the Wrangler’s hood with "392" written on it. It could even be the Gladiator’s hood, but given the timing, we’re more inclined towards it being the Wrangler’s hood.

Anyway, the 392 denotes a 6.4-liter, V-8 HEMI engine that enthusiasts have craved to have in the Wrangler, but the automaker never obliged. With the Bronco’s launch just around the corner, this is Jeep’s way of stealing the former’s thunder. Has it caught everyone’s attention? Oh yes!

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2020 Hummer H1 Supertruck by Mil-Spec Automotive

2020 Hummer H1 Supertruck by Mil-Spec Automotive

This beast makes 500 horsepower and 1,000 pound-feet of torque, and costs $300,000!

Michigan-based Mil-Spec Automotive is quite the name when it comes to aftermarket mods. The company specializes in transforming civilian-model Hummer H1s to rather rugged beasts. The company had recently built a Ford F-150 as well, but it is back again to its niche. Mil-Spec has gotten hold of a Hummer H1 yet again and has transformed it into an apocalypse-ready off-roader.

The company has made exterior and interior upgrades and bumped up the drivetrain power figures for a price tag of $300,000 on this bespoke H1 Supertruck build. Now that Hummer has taken a complete U-turn on its personality and is ready to debut as an EV, this build should make some old-school off-road aficionados more than happy.

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The HCB Bowler EXRS Will Make You Want to Practice Extreme Social Distancing

The HCB Bowler EXRS Will Make You Want to Practice Extreme Social Distancing

The Bowler EXRS is the vaccine the world needs right now!

Bowler isn’t a mainstream brand per se, but talk to any motorsport fan and he or she can go on and on about it hours together. The company built an SUV a decade back that is still fondly remembered by enthusiasts and off-roading fanatics. Bowler debuted the EXRS at the 2010 Goodwood Festival of Speed, and it caught everyone’s attention. This was quite an achievement considering that it was in the presence of brands and supercars that people drool over.

10 years later, the EXRS has still not lost its charm and it can kick some ass, as you can see in this video uploaded by TheSUPERCARDRIVER on its YouTube channel.

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2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat

2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat

This SUV is powerful, fast, and all set to raise ‘Hell’ with 710 horses under the hood

The third-gen Dodge Durango has been on the market for almost a decade, and now Dodge has instilled it will Hellcat power. With 710 horses in a three-row family SUV, Dodge has put the Durango on a pedestal and has taken the center-stage in the segment. The Durango is now the most powerful factory-built SUV on the planet. For a machine this big to sprint to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds is a cardinal sin. But, what can we say; we still love it and are chuffed to bits with the announcement of the Dodge Durango Hellcat. One HELL of an engine, huh?

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2020 Audi Q4 Sportback E-Tron Concept

2020 Audi Q4 Sportback E-Tron Concept

It is essentially the standard Q4 e-tron but in a much sexier Sportback avatar

Audi is arguably the most active brand today when it comes to EVs. The company had announced a bold claim that it will launch 20 new EVs by 2025, and surprisingly, it seems to be on track.

The German automaker has added yet another vehicle to its EV portfolio, the Q4 Sportback e-tron, which happens to be its seventh fully electric vehicle. The company revealed the concept version for now and the real deal is expected to go on sale sometime in 2021.

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The 2022 Ford Ranger Raptor to Head Stateside With An Unexpected Engine

The 2022 Ford Ranger Raptor to Head Stateside With An Unexpected Engine

It will be powered by the familiar 2.7-liter, V-6 mill with 300-plus horses under the hood and all the hardcore off-roading equipment!

Ford has denied us the pleasure of having the Ranger Raptor in the U.S. for a very long time. It reached a point where aftermarket companies started offering customization packages for the standard ranger to fill that void. Numerous rumors have surfaced in the past regarding the Ranger Raptor’s debut here in the States, but none of them came true.

Similar news has surfaced again, but this time with some evidence. Our friends at Carexpert.com.au have informed us that the Ranger Raptor is coming to the States and will be powered by a V-6, turbocharged gasoline engine. Is this good news or what!

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This Mercedes X-Class "Exy Extreme+" by Carlex Design Is Actually Tolerable

This Mercedes X-Class "Exy Extreme+" by Carlex Design Is Actually Tolerable

Well, at least someone has given attention to the rebadged Nissan Navara!

Do you remember the Mercedes X-Class pickup truck? The Nissan Navara that Mercedes tried to sell as a premium pickup truck? Yeah, well the truck may have flopped horribly in the market, but Carlex Design has tried to make some work out of it.

The changes don’t scream Nissan anymore, so the build looks nice. Called the Exy Extreme+, its interior and exterior were given a revamp and it looks a little more acceptable than the standard Mercedes Navara, err... the standard Mercedes X-Class.

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New Ford Video Gives Us Our Best Look Yet at the Bronco

New Ford Video Gives Us Our Best Look Yet at the Bronco

Just get the Bronco out already, Ford!

Ford is doing everything under the sun to hype the upcoming Bronco that’s set to be unveiled in less than a week. The company has been posting pictures and videos on its Instagram handle, revealing something new every day.

Now Ford has posted a video on YouTube that reveals the Bronco almost entirely. The video shows the Bronco in its comfort zone – the wild and the woods – and further cements its credibility as a hardcore off-roader.

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Jeep Hopes to Fend Off the Ford Bronco by Giving the Wrangler More Standard Equipment

Jeep Hopes to Fend Off the Ford Bronco by Giving the Wrangler More Standard Equipment

This news comes just a week before Ford launches the new Bronco; tactical ploy from Jeep?

Ford has decided to go all guns blazing on Jeep with the Bronco. The Blue Oval seems to have gotten everything covered; from stuff like removable doors and roof to tire packages that match the Wrangler’s profile. It started looking like Jeep was losing out on all its unique selling points, but it has decided to do something that the Bronco probably can’t in its infancy stage – offer more bang for the buck.

According to MoparInsiders.com, Jeep could start offering more standard equipment on the 2021 Wrangler model to fend off the attack from Ford Bronco. Sounds like a good idea, doesn’t it?

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This Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Pickup Is Begging to Fight the Ford Ranger Raptor

This Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Pickup Is Begging to Fight the Ford Ranger Raptor

This is not the truck we deserve, but the truck we need

The 2021 Dodge Durango was launched a few days back and has been welcomed warmly by enthusiasts all around the globe. Dodge has set a cat among the pigeons in form of the 710-horsepower Hellcat engine under the hood of the 2021 Durango. This is certainly bound to reinvigorate the powerful SUV segment. However, it looks like the SUV could do well in another segmentl, thanks to a rendering by X-Tomi Design. X-Tomi has rendered the 2021 Dodge Durango as a pickup truck and we have fallen in love with it. With the Ranger Raptor enjoying some sort of a monopoly on the market, the Durango as a compact, powerful truck could rival it for supremacy. Who are you betting on?

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2022 Audi Q4 e-tron

2022 Audi Q4 e-tron

The Q4 e-tron is shaping out to be a well-spec’d product with a big price advantage over the Tesla Model Y

The Volkswagen Group has made some phenomenal strides in recent times. From being caught in Dieselgate a few years back to running a few of the most proactive brands in electrification today, the German group has come a long way. One of its most prominent brands, Audi, also has a few electric models in the works. The automaker’s next electric vehicle will be the Q4 e-tron, which was previewed at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show.

Audi recently revealed that the SUV will launch at the end of 2020 and is set to go on sale in 2021. Although it might be the brand’s fifth EV, there are a lot of eyes on it since it will be the first four-ringed electric vehicle to be pinned on Volkswagen’s MEB architecture. It was recently spotted performing cold-weather tests in Northern Sweden.

Update 7-6-2020: The Audi Q4 E-tron has finally be spied out on public roads and, unlike the mule we saw earlier this year, this baby is looking pretty close to production ready. Check it out in the spy shots section below.

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2020 Ineos Grenadier

2020 Ineos Grenadier

An up and coming British automaker’s attempt at an old-school off-road SUV inspired by the old Defender

When folks like us are obsessed with a car, we draw it on papers, doodle about it, and all of that. But, if you have billions of pounds in your bank account, you just build a fully-functional vehicle from scratch. This is how the Ineos Grenadier came to life.

Ineos is a British petrochemicals group founded by Sir Jim Ratcliffe which now has an automotive division in its portfolio. Such was his love for the classic Defender that he tried to purchase the rights from Land Rover. When denied, he went on to build an SUV from the ground up that takes heavy inspiration from the old Defender. Although it looks the part, is the Ineos Grenadier as tough as the classic Land Rover?

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2020 Chevrolet Bolt - Driven

2020 Chevrolet Bolt - Driven

A no non-sense electric car without any extra shenanigans

Chevrolet Bolt has been around for less than four years, but it is one of the earliest mainstream EVs to have hit the market. The Bolt hasn’t taken the market by storm, but it is an important product for Chevrolet in the EV segment.

The automaker is constantly updating the little EV, and for the 2020 model, it comes with a few more miles in the battery pack. To put things into perspective, it is the best non-Tesla model on sale today in terms of range. The 2020 Chevy Bolt arrived at TopSpeed’s headquarters recently, and here are our impressions about this urban commuter.

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New Leaked Image Shows Us What the 2021 Ford Bronco Looks Like With Its Top Off

New Leaked Image Shows Us What the 2021 Ford Bronco Looks Like With Its Top Off

The Bronco looks the best in the roof-less, door-less avatar!

Ford is going all guns blazing leading to the unveiling event. From starting an official page on Instagram just a month before its debut to planning long-slot commercials well in advance, Ford is giving the reincarnated moniker the royal treatment it deserves. The planning is so intricate that even the reveal plan for the Bronco is planned well in advance.

According to Bronco6g, Ford will be releasing a teaser showing the silhouette of all the different body types – including the two-door version – of the Bronco on July 6. Not just this; the image that will be posted is also leaked on the forum!

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The 2021 Dodge Durango Is About More Than a Facelift Thanks to the New 710-Horsepower SRT Hellcat Trim

The 2021 Dodge Durango Is About More Than a Facelift Thanks to the New 710-Horsepower SRT Hellcat Trim

With this, every 2021 Dodge model now has an SRT trim in its lineup

The current-gen Durango has been in the running for a decade now, and it was high time for the fourth-gen to make its debut. However, the company announced that it’ll just be a facelift. But, after seeing the 2021 Durango “facelift”, we are not complaining because this is even better than the next-gen stuff.

Apart from the exterior and cabin upgrades, Dodge has added an SRT trim to the Durango’s lineup that brings with it the Hellcat engine. The Durango equipped with this mill will make a mammoth 710 horses that will allow the heavy family hauler to sprint to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds! Well, this a fourth of July present from FCA that we’ll gleefully accept.

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Can You Make Out Anything New in the Latest Teaser Images of the 2021 Ford Bronco?

Can You Make Out Anything New in the Latest Teaser Images of the 2021 Ford Bronco?

The company has hyped up the new Bronco all the more with these pics

Ford is doing an excellent job of keeping up with all the hype surrounding the upcoming 2021 Bronco. The SUV is less than two weeks away from its launch and teasers are coming out more frequently.

The company started an Instagram page for the Bronco a couple of days back and has already posted a video where you can hear the Bronco grunting and rumbling on mountainous roads, and now, it has released a set of images showing the SUV’s front end.

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Check Out These 3D Printed Wheels On A 3,000-Horsepower Greek 'Ultra Car'

Check Out These 3D Printed Wheels On A 3,000-Horsepower Greek ’Ultra Car’

It is aptly named "Chaos" and can give the Bugattis and Koenigseggs a run for their money

There is no dearth of hypercar manufacturers today. While most of the startups take the electric route these days, here’s a rare example that’s developing an ‘ultra car’ based on an internal combustion engine.

Called the ‘Chaos’, it comes from the house of a Greek startup called Spyros Panopoulos Automotive. The company terms it as an ‘ultra car’ and it came under the spotlight a few months back when the company announced that the Chaos will churn out 3,000 horses! This time, it has released pictures of the 3D-printed titanium wheels that the Chaos will ride on. The closest thing to 3D-printed wheels that we’ve heard of are found on the 2021 BAC Mono.

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Check Out These Renderings of The Tesla Cybertruck as Various Public Service Vehicles

Check Out These Renderings of The Tesla Cybertruck as Various Public Service Vehicles

Surprisingly, this unorthodox truck fits all the roles quite well

The Cybertruck has been reimagined as a heavy-armored truck, combat truck, a vehicle fit to be driven on Mars and whatnot. But how would it serve as a pizza delivery vehicle or a taxi? It seems a little contrasting with its demeanor, but U.K.-based LeaseFetcher has imagined it in various avatars.

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Ford Kicks Things Up a Notch With Three Off-Road Packages for the 2019-2020 Ranger Pickup

Ford Kicks Things Up a Notch With Three Off-Road Packages for the 2019-2020 Ranger Pickup

The packages offer cosmetic, software, and hardware upgrades

Ford Ranger owners must be happy with all the packages available for the truck lately. A couple of months back, Ford introduced a package that gave the Ranger extra horses and torque. Even Roush started offering a suspension kit for the newer models of the truck. Now, Ford has decided to introduce three new factory off-road packages for the mid-size pickup truck. These kits will be available for the 2019 and 2020 models and offer cosmetic, software, and hardware upgrades.

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Tesla Model 3 Police Cars Turn Out To Be An Awesome Cost-Cutting Investment

Tesla Model 3 Police Cars Turn Out To Be An Awesome Cost-Cutting Investment

We’re talking about $6,000 annually in gas costs alone

Remember the top cop of the Bargersville, Indiana Police Department who made a move to add Tesla Model 3s in his department’s patrol fleet? Well, it looks like the EVs are serving well.

Police office Todd Bertram was asked on Twitter how his experiment’s been going after he decided to add Tesla Model 3 in the fleet. He replied that the breakeven point will be much sooner than the department had expected. Is this a big win for Tesla or what?

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2021 Bentley Bentayga

2021 Bentley Bentayga

The 2021 Bentayga comes with a host of changes on outside and inside the cabin, but things remain the same under the hood.

The declining sales of sedans across segments prompted every automaker to focus on SUVs. This was true even for the high-end automakers like Rolls Royce, Lamborghini, and Bentley. Surprisingly, despite the high price tags, their respective SUVs – the Cullinan, Urus, and Bentayga – became the best-sellers for the brand soon after they hit the market.

Bentley launched the Bentayga as a 2016 model year it is arguably the most important product for the brand today. After selling more than 200,000 examples since its inception four years back, Bentley has finally refreshed the Bentayga for the 2021 model year. Does it get any better?

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A New Evidence-Lacking Report Suggests Tesla Has Conspired to Hide Fire-Causing Battery Problems

A New Evidence-Lacking Report Suggests Tesla Has Conspired to Hide Fire-Causing Battery Problems

Leaked Tesla emails from 2012 suggest that the automaker knew about design flaws in the Tesla Model S’ battery pack

An article on Business Insider has hit the surface suggesting that when Tesla rolled out the Model S from its Fremont factory back in 2012, it knew about a potential design flaw that could lead to battery packs catching fire.

The author hasn’t provided evidence for the same, but if true, this is a serious issue that could bring Tesla under scrutiny and hurt its credibility to a large extent.

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Can a First-Gen Tesla Roadster Really Pull a Massive Ford F-650?

Can a First-Gen Tesla Roadster Really Pull a Massive Ford F-650?

The Roadster wins, but not the way you’d expect it to

Tug-of-war became a super hit after Tesla released a video of the Cybertruck towing the F-150 with ease. Since then, we’ve seen all sorts of such wars involving cars; some that are on par with each other, and some radically different. We even saw one vehicle take on three other cars at a time

The two vehicles in question are a Tesla Roadster and a Ford F-650. There is nothing in common between them. It’s more like a family feud that’s still not over. Will the F-650 get the redemption for Ford, or will the Roadster push the scoreboard to 2-0 for Tesla?

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This Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake Is The Definition of Gorgeous

This Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake Is The Definition of Gorgeous

The good-looking Arteon looks even more handsome in this two-door Shooting Brake rendering

The U.S. market is bereft of wagons. In the last few years, most automakers pulled their wagons due to the falling demand. There aren’t a lot of options right now and even though there seems to be a positive response to wagons lately, automakers are still hesitant about getting them back. The latest example of this is the Volkswagen Arteon. The company recently refreshed the model and introduced a Shooting Brake version, but it won’t be reaching the U.S. shores.

To give you an idea of how of what we’re missing, here is a couple of renderings from X-Tomi Design that show how hot a two-door Arteon Shooting Brake would look.

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The Nikola Badger Pickup Offers Something The Tesla Cybertruck and Rivian R1T Can't

The Nikola Badger Pickup Offers Something The Tesla Cybertruck and Rivian R1T Can’t

Fuel-cell powertrain and a water fountain in the truck that will provide drinking water for the driver!

Nikola pickup truck’s story is one that you will enjoy telling your grandkids someday. When the Cybertruck was unveiled, Nikola’s CEO, Trevor Milton, took a dig at Tesla and offered Elon Musk its unused truck design for free that looked a lot more conventional than the unorthodox Cybertruck. Although the company had no intention to enter the market. However, Nikola has thrown its hat in the segment with the very same design. Called the Badger, the truck is almost the same size as the Tesla Cybertruck.

Fast forward to the present day and you have Nikola kicking Tesla’s ass with all sorts of new features that the latter can only dream about. Nikola’s CEO tweeted that the Badger will come with a water fountain! You read the right. The water drained out from the Badger’s hydrogen system will be used to provide the driver with pure drinking water.

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2020 Mercedes-AMG G63 Yachting Edition by Carlex Design

2020 Mercedes-AMG G63 Yachting Edition by Carlex Design

This Polish aftermarket company gives the G63 a nautical twist for the sea lover in you

The Mercedes-AMG G63 is a popular SUV among enthusiasts and aftermarket companies alike. This time, Carlex Design Europe has laid its hands on the boxy beauty and gave it a special treatment.

Called the Yachting Limited Edition, this design is a “marine version of the iconic Mercedes G63 AMG” as Carlex puts it. The company has made a few tweaks to the exterior, but most of the changes come inside the cabin. With all the light-shade leather and wood trim on the interior, it looks pretty neat, doesn’t it?

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Rivian Shows Off The R1T Pickup Truck's Insane Off-Roading Prowess In A Series Of Short Clips

Rivian Shows Off The R1T Pickup Truck’s Insane Off-Roading Prowess In A Series Of Short Clips

If these clips are an indication of what’s to come, then the R1T’s rivals are in deep trouble

We’ve been seeing Rivian for a very long time now. The truck is covered in-depth by many websites and YouTube channels and we know what to expect from it. On paper, the specs seem pretty good, but we hadn’t seen it on the road other than spying it a couple of times during testing and commercial shoots. But, with so much happening in the truck segment in the last couple of days, the 2021 Ford F-150 and Lordstown Endurance’s launch, and Ram confirming the TRX’s arrival, Rivian decided to hop on the train too.

Rivian released a few short clips of the R1T pickup truck that show its off-roading prowess. With the Tank Turn also in its arsenal, the R1T might be the next big thing in the off-roading truck niche. How about that!

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The 2021 Ram Rebel TRX Is All Set For a 2020 Summer Launch

The 2021 Ram Rebel TRX Is All Set For a 2020 Summer Launch

Ram drops a bomb just a few hours before the 2021 Ford F-150’s big reveal

Ram has crashed Ford’s party big time. Ford was all set to unveil the fourteenth generation of the F-150, which is arguably the biggest launch of the year when Ram decided to drop a teaser of the upcoming Ram Rebel TRX just hours before the F-150’s debut.

The Rebel TRX goes up against the F-150 Raptor, so this strategic timing was purely evil. What a war this is turning out to be!

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Lordstown Unveils The Endurance Electric Pickup Truck

Lordstown Unveils The Endurance Electric Pickup Truck

The prototype was brought on the stage but no information was provided about it

After months of wait, the Lordstown Endurance is finally here. The electric truck was scheduled to be unveiled at the 2020 Detroit Auto Show, but since the show got canceled, Lordstown decided to debut it via live streaming.

The livestream took place at the Lordstown Complex in Voltage Valley near Youngstown, Ohio, and Vice President of the U.S. Mike Pence came riding in the Endurance on the stage. But, unfortunately, there were no details revealed about the truck whatsoever. Very few details were shared by Steve Burns, the CEO of Lordstown Motors, before Pence came on the stage.

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Everything You Need To Know About The 2021 Ford F-150

Everything You Need To Know About The 2021 Ford F-150

The 2021 F-150 comes with refreshed exterior and interior, a new hybrid powertrain, and lots of tech features

The wait is finally over. This is arguably the biggest debut of the year. With the current-gen in the loop for almost five years, Ford has decided to bring in the fourteenth generation of the world’s best-selling pickup truck, the F-150.

The reveal is even more important because the rivals are catching up in terms of sales and Ford might risk losing the crown of being the best-seller which it’s been holding for over four decades now. Unlike the structural changes that were introduced in the last generation change, this time, Ford has doubled down on technology and a lot of new tech features are now available on the truck.

From the initial impressions, does the 2021 Ford F-150 feel better than the model it replaces? It certainly does.

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2020 Mercedes-Benz Ultimate HGLE by HOFELE

2020 Mercedes-Benz Ultimate HGLE by HOFELE

If you’re looking for Maybach-level luxury in a GLE SUV, the Hofele HGLE is your best bet

HOFELE has been in the customization business for almost four decades now. Based out of Donzdorf, Germany, the aftermarket company specializes in Mercedes-Benz models and has been doing so for a very long time. Right from the C-Class Coupe to the G-Wagon, the company has worked on all of them. This time, it has laid its hands on the GLE SUV. This model will be a part of Hofele’s ‘Ultimate’ Range and comes with noticeable changes on the outside as well as inside.

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Jay Leno Has Nothing Bad to Say about the Tesla Model Y

Jay Leno Has Nothing Bad to Say about the Tesla Model Y

Leno has shared his thoughts about Tesla in general, the Supercharger network, hatred towards Elon, and a lot more in this 30-minute video

The Tesla Model Y is a pretty good vehicle and slots in perfectly between the Model 3 and the Model X, although it is much closer to the Model 3. Some folks even call it the crossover version of the Model 3, given the amount of part sharing between the two. The Model Y has had positive reviews generally, but it has a few flaws, just like any other vehicle. However, Jay Leno didn’t have anything bad to say about the electric crossover. It looks like the Model Y has impressed the man who generally dislikes crossovers.

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Armageddon-Ready Car For Sale: 2013 Toyota Tundra CrewMax

Armageddon-Ready Car For Sale: 2013 Toyota Tundra CrewMax

If you want to survive an apocalypse, this truck is your best bet

The Toyota Tundra is known for its rock-solid reliability. It’s also strong, well-built, a competent hauler, and tough enough to be taken off the roads as well. But, it looks like this owner was not happy with the Bruce Banner version of his Tundra and decided to transform it into Hulk.

The model in question is a 2013 CrewMax equipped with the TRD Off-road package. This Tundra is a completely different monster inside-out and might be your best bet if we face an apocalypse.

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Watch This Video of a Wood-Carved 2021 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD to Get Rid of Your Mid-Week Blues

Watch This Video of a Wood-Carved 2021 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD to Get Rid of Your Mid-Week Blues

This wooden truck looks more Silverado than the actual Silverado

Do you remember this wood carving of the 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser by Woodworking Art? Well, the guy is back, this time with a carving of the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD.

His latest video on YouTube shows the heavy-duty truck being carved to absolute perfection. If you thought the 2020 Land Cruiser was the epitome of skill, check out this video and be as stunned as we are.

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2021 Volkswagen Arteon

2021 Volkswagen Arteon

The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon has Debuted With An X6-Style Illuminated Grille and Wagon Body Style

At a time when the whole world is moving from sedans to crossovers and SUVs – much to the dismay of the car lovers – the Volkswagen Arteon comes as a knight in shining armor. The Arteon was launched as a successor of the Volkswagen Passat CC just three years back, and now VW has given it a mid-cycle refresh with a few tweaks on the outside and many changes on the inside. The German automaker is unearthing the R-Line variant, adding a plug-in trim, and also introducing a shooting brake body style.

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This Rendered Video of The Tesla Roadster Shows What a 1.1-Second Sprint to 60 MPH Would Look Like

This Rendered Video of The Tesla Roadster Shows What a 1.1-Second Sprint to 60 MPH Would Look Like

How freakin’ awesome is this?

When Musk announced that the next-gen Roadster will be offered a SpaceX option package that includes rocket thrusters, it took many people by surprise. Although he said that the Roadster pack will “definitely enable it to fly short hops.”, it also meant it will be much faster than the 1.9-second claim. J

Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained worked out the math and concluded that the next-gen Roadster with rocket thrusters will do the sprint in just 1.1 seconds.

Based on this figure, a CGI artist has created a video that depicts what that specific run could look like. Check out the video in the tweet below.

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A New Leak Exposes the Volkswagen ID.4 and Its Various Wheel Options

A New Leak Exposes the Volkswagen ID.4 and Its Various Wheel Options

As expected, this EV looks smart, modern, but most importantly, a normal SUV and not some spaceship

Thanks to China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, we now know what the production-version Volkswagen ID.4 will look like. The crystal-clear images of the ID.4 were leaked by the department and show the exterior of the EV from all the angles.

The images were picked up by VWIDTalk.com and also show the different wheel designs on offer. The all-electric SUV is due for launch later this year, but this is a nice surprise. Will this lead to Volkswagen launching the ID.4 any sooner?

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The Best Jump Starters in 2020 (Reviewed and Tester)

The Best Jump Starters in 2020 (Reviewed and Tester)

Portable jump starters come in handy when your battery dies and you have no other car around to plug your jumper cables into

The last thing you want when traveling, especially at night, is getting stranded in the middle of nowhere. One of the most common reasons is a failed battery, which could happen for a variety of reasons, like leaving a light on or driving with an old battery. And, this isn’t something you can fix easily, like a tire change, with the basic tools available in your boot.

Unlike the old days where you’d need to connect jumper cables to another vehicle’s battery and jumps start it, there are portable jump starters available in the market these days. Apart from just helping your battery come back to life, some models also double up as power banks, air compressors, and so on. So, here’s a list of the best jump starters you can buy in 2020.

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Lamborghini SCV-12 Has The Most Powerful Naturally Aspirated V-12 The Brand Has Ever Produced

Lamborghini SCV-12 Has The Most Powerful Naturally Aspirated V-12 The Brand Has Ever Produced

This track-only supercar features the most-powerful naturally-aspirated V-12 engine that Lamborghini has ever built!

Lamborghini didn’t really have any new products on the horizon, but here we are today looking at the new SCV-12. It’s a track-focused hypercar that’s powered by the most powerful naturally-aspirated V-12 engine that the Italian automaker has ever built. A few details about it were also revealed, but we won’t know the full, in-depth details until hypercar launches later this year.

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Awesome Car for Sale: Limited Production 1994 Toyota Celica GT-Four

Awesome Car for Sale: Limited Production 1994 Toyota Celica GT-Four

Seeing the current bid price and the time left for the auction to end, this Celica is available at an almost throw-away price

Toyota gave birth to a two-door, hardtop coupe in 1970 called the Celica. The company first showcased it at the 1970 Tokyo Motor Show and within a couple of months, started selling it. The Celica was essentially Toyota’s answer to the Ford Mustang, but the car seemed to have other dreams. It slowly transitioned into a different breed and Toyota started selling it in liftback and coupe forms. Three-and-a-half decades later, the Celica faded away into oblivion as a sports car with a loyal fan base.

The car’s production ended in 2006, but it is still much adored and turns heads on the roads. There’s no denying that the car still has a demand. Here’s one such classic example – a black 1994 Toyota Celica GT-Four. The car is being auctioned at bringatrailer.com and at the time of writing, the current bid stands at $9,000. Would you grab it?

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The Tesla Cybertruck's First Public Outing Has Generated Tons of Attention

The Tesla Cybertruck’s First Public Outing Has Generated Tons of Attention

The Cybertruck arrived at the Petersen Automotive Museum for people to have a closer look at it

It’s been around seven months since the Cybertruck was officially launched. The truck is no more a closely guarded secret and it has been seen driving around L.A., but Tesla never made it accessible to the public… until now.

The automaker loaned a prototype of this one-of-a-kind truck to the Petersen Automotive Museum for the public to get a closer look. The truck is already on display and will be there till June 27.

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2021 GMC Canyon Syclone by Specialty Vehicle Engineering

2021 GMC Canyon Syclone by Specialty Vehicle Engineering

SVE is back with the second edition of the modern-day Syclone; this time with 750 horses under the hood!

We’ve been seeing a lot of revived monikers lately, so why not add one more to the list? This one, however, is revived by an aftermarket company and not the automaker itself. We’re talking about the GMC Syclone that was launched almost three decades back but was way ahead of its time. Specialty Vehicles Engineering, an aftermarket company based out of New Jersey, brought the Syclone badge back last year, and now it is following up with the 2021 model.

The 2021 Syclone is based on the 2021 GMC Canyon.The highlight of the 2021 Syclone is that it has 300 horses more than its predecessor, the 2019 GMC Syclone. We’re talking about 750 horses in a compact truck with a variety of other upgrades and a moniker that set the path to change the course of how trucks are generally viewed. Need we say anything more?

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Ford Mach-E And Hands-Free Driving - Safer Than Your Typical Mustang Driver?

Ford Mach-E And Hands-Free Driving - Safer Than Your Typical Mustang Driver?

Ford’s hands-free system will be available on over 100,000 miles of highways in the States and Canada

Ford has gotten noticeably aggressive in the last couple of years. Apart from the regular updates in its lineup, the company is working on its most-important product, the Ford F-150, as well as developing the most-anticipated return of the year, the Bronco, simultaneously. Recently, the company took a dig at Jeep Wrangler by calling the Bronco superior, and now it is picking a fight with Tesla by competing directly with the Model Y in offering hands-free driving on the Mustang Mach-E from next year.

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2020 Audi RS Q8 By Lumma Design

2020 Audi RS Q8 By Lumma Design

A 700-plus horsepower SUV with loads of carbon fiber elements makes this a rather special build

Lumma Design is back with another iteration of the Audi Q8, although this time it has chosen the RS version of the SUV to work on. The German aftermarket company has worked on the standard Q8 in the past and gave it bold exterior looks and customizable power figures based on your preference.

This time around, this RS Q8 receives a modified body kit, a lot of carbon fiber elements, and a huge increase in power. Following the footsteps of the Q8’s moniker system, this one is called the Lumma CLR 8 RS. Do we like this version better than Lumma’s standard Q8 build? Oh yes!

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Here's Why Turn Signals Never Synchronize Between Two Cars

Here’s Why Turn Signals Never Synchronize Between Two Cars

Who knew what goes on behind the scenes when you flick that indicator stalk

There must’ve been some point in time that you would’ve tried to see if two turn indicators sync with each other or not. There are high chances that you would’ve noticed this at a traffic light. If you haven’t to date, perhaps you will after reading this article and watching the video. But, if you have noticed it, then you must have wondered why on earth don’t two indicator blinkers ever sync. It used to drive me nuts until I figured out the reason behind it. For all you folks with OCD, this will certainly calm your nerves.

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Watch a Suzuki Jimny Take On The Mighty Hummer H1 In a Drag Race

Watch a Suzuki Jimny Take On The Mighty Hummer H1 In a Drag Race

Here’s a race between two vastly different vehicles that more or less belong to the same segment

We’ve seen a lot of close drag races on Carwow’s YouTube channel. Most of the time, it’s evenly matched cars that have beaten their rivals by just the nose. This time, however, the folks raced two vehicles that belong to the ends of the spectrum. One is the Hummer H1, and the other is the Suzuki Jimny. The former is heavy and powerful, whereas the latter is light and underpowered by some standards. Do you think Hummer will be able to beat the Jimny, or will it succumb to its own weight?

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2021 Lamborghini Urus Pearl Capsule Design Package

2021 Lamborghini Urus Pearl Capsule Design Package

The new Pearl Capsule Design package for the 2021 Lamborghini Urus brightens things up with new colors and carbon fiber elements

The Lamborghini Urus is the youngest model in the company’s lineup and was the best-selling product for the automaker in 2019. The company has sold over 8,300 examples of the Urus since its launch in September 2018, 4,962 copies of which were moved last year. This accounted for 60-percent of the automaker’s total sales in 2019. So, it was imperative that the company kept the product fresh and exciting entering in its third year.

To do so, Lamborghini has introduced the 2021 Urus with a new Capsule Design package along with a few other changes. The package includes new colors, carbon fiber elements, etc. Not to mention, the prices of the Urus are also increased.

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Mazda Reveals The Third-Gen BT-50 Pickup Truck With Major Changes Inside-Out

Mazda Reveals The Third-Gen BT-50 Pickup Truck With Major Changes Inside-Out

The truck comes with a new exterior and interior design, new engine, as well as a new platform

Mazda officially unveiled the third-gen of the BT-50 pickup truck. It comes with a whole lot of changes in and out. The truck follows a whole new design philosophy and feels new on the inside as well. It rides on a new platform and is powered by a whole new engine. The only thing that is carried over from the previous iteration is the name. Will this help Mazda boost sales?

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Tesla Model S Officially Becomes The First EV To Boast A 400-Plus Mile Range

Tesla Model S Officially Becomes The First EV To Boast A 400-Plus Mile Range

This is a big achievement not just for Tesla, but for EVs in general as well

Tesla now holds the bragging rights to be the first EV automaker to offer a 400-plus mile range on the Model S. Musk had already announced this during the first quarter’s earnings call earlier this year.

During this call, he had claimed that the Tesla Model S has achieved an official 400-mile range as per EPA ratings, but it wasn’t made official due to the agency’s fault. After a few rounds of blame-game and mud-slinging, Tesla has finally won the battle and announced the result on Twitter and updated the Model S’ official page with an EPA rating of 402 miles. Elon Musk must be a happy man now.

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