This Reborn Vanwall Formula 1 Car Has a Seizure-Inducing Price Tag
If you’re a fan of the early days of Formula One racing and have around $2 million to spare, we have news for you: Vanwall is building six continuation cars of its championship-winning VW5. If you’re not familiar with the name, Vanwall built and raced Formula One cars from 1954 to 1960, winning nine races and the world championship in 1958. Vanwall was run by Tony Vandervell and his team included famed engineers Colin Chapman and Frank Costin. Vanwall Group, the successor to the British racing team, will build six new continuation cars.
The Genesis G70 Sees New Tech, But One Major Area Has Been Left Untouched
Back in September 2020, Genesis announced a facelift for the first-generation G70. We’ve seen photos and learned a bit about the updated technology, but engine options remained a mystery. Come October and the Korean brand finally unveiled some specs. Not surprisingly, the G70 carries over with the same gasoline and diesel engines. But are they more powerful than before?
These Spy Shots Could Hint At A New Porsche 911 Safari - Or Is It Something Even Better?
The latest 992-generation Porsche 911 is in production since 2019, and it’s already available in Carrera and Turbo trim, as well as coupe, cabriolet, and targa body styles. Porsche is also developing new GT3 and GT2 models, but it seems that the German firm may also introduce a high-riding model inspired by the rally-spec 911 SC Safari from the late 1970s. At least that’s what these new spy shots suggest.
2021 Chevrolet Corvette - How We’d Spec It
2019 was a big year for the Chevrolet Corvette. After almost 70 years on the market with a front-engined layout, the iconic nameplate became a mid-engined vehicle, just like Zora-Arkus Duntov wanted back in the 1960s. The C8-gen Corvette went into production for the 2020 model year, but the coronavirus pandemic forced Chevy to reduce factory output for a few months. Now, the Corvette C8 is available in the 2021 model year with small visual updates. You can now configure the 2021 Corvette Stingray online, and here’s how our ideal C8 would look like.
There Could Be a Hidden Meaning Behind Audi Teasing the E-Tron GT With R8 LMS Race Cars
The Audi e-tron GT is all but ready to make its global debut, but the German company is still teasing us with a prototype. Audi’s latest stunt shows the e-tron GT alongside a pack of race-spec R8 LMS models at the infamous Spa Francorchamps track. The gathering took place a couple of days before the 2020 24 Hours of Spa kicked off, so this is more than just a regular teaser. But what is Audi trying to say?
2021 Kawasaki Jet Ski STX 160
When calm waters need stirring up, look to the new Jet Ski STX 160 personal watercraft for the perfect dose of fun. With three model variations for 2021, the Jet Ski STX160 Series offers multiple trim levels to choose from, all with class-leading acceleration, agile handling performance and three-person seating.
The BMW X5 M and X6 M Competition First Edition Are Too Exclusive For You
The G05-generation X5 and G06-gen X6 are the first of their kind to be offered in M Competition trim. The midsize SUVs joined nameplates like the X3, X4, 3 Series, and 4 Series in the summer of 2020, and BMW just added First Edition models to the lineup. Fitted with exclusive and extra features, these are limited to only 250 units each, making them the rarest X5 and X6 models from this ongoing generation.
The SSC Tuatara Just Proved That Michelin Tires Are Better Than We Thought
Unless you live under a rock, you’re well aware of the new record set by SSC Tuatara. It became the world’s fastest production car by averaging 316.11 mph over two runs. There are various questions by us enthusiasts regarding the drive, and the answers are slowly coming in. One of the biggest questions was around the wheels and tires. As it turns out, the supercar did the world record run on stock Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2s tires!
2021 Kawasaki Jet Ski Ultra 310
The Jet Ski Ultra 310 lineup is made up of the most powerful production personal watercraft in the world. With three-passenger seating and premium technology, Jet Ski Ultra 310 watercraft are built for anything from leisurely cruises on the lake to off-shore races across the ocean. Class-leading fuel capacity and storage prepare you for all-day fun on the water.
2021 Yamaha VX
The Yamaha VX Series is renowned for being the best-selling personal watercraft in the history of the boating industry. In fact, the Yamaha VX Cruiser HO, with its 1.8L Yamaha marine engine, is the best-selling personal watercraft model for the past two years.
Why? The answer is simple. Buyers are attracted to the VX Series’ class-leading performance, versatility, and value that is offered in a smaller, lighter package compared to the flagship Yamaha FX Series, while still sharing many of the same industry-first features and innovations that make the FX Series the best-selling luxury models today.
2021 Yamaha SuperJet
Thirty years ago, Yamaha introduced its first standup WaveRunner - the 650 SuperJet. Ever since then, the iconic SuperJet has rewarded the physical ability and athleticism of the best professional surf riders, freestylers, and closed course racers in the world.
For 2021, the Yamaha SuperJet returns all-new from the ground up to challenge a new generation of standup riders with a torquey four-stroke Yamaha marine engine and nimble performance hull that is 142 pounds lighter, 8.8 inches shorter, and twice as fun to ride than its competition.
No longer reserved for professional racers and requiring a racing license, the new 2021 SuperJet will find appeal with a wide audience including the race community but also among recreational riders looking for a new thrill. This includes aging tricksters who will find the athleticism and excitement of riding the new SuperJet to be a similar challenge as wakesurfing, which sees continued interest and growth among this audience.
2021 Yamaha EX
Yamaha is redefining “entry-level” with its EX Series WaveRunners. They share the same DNA and high-quality craftmanship as the more expensive, full-featured watercraft that Yamaha offers, but in a smaller package with less weight. Unlike its competitors in the Rec Lite category, the EX Series is designed to take you anywhere you want to go with class-leading engine performance, true three-passenger seating, unmatched stability, a durable SMC fiberglass hull and deck, large fuel capacity, and extra storage capacity.
The Coolest Features of the 2022 GMC Hummer EV
At a time when people are a lot more concerned about the environment, if you tell people you own a gas guzzler like a Hummer, they will stare at you utter disdain. But, GMC is here to change that image of the otherwise much-adored moniker. The company brought back the nameplate from the ashes and slapped it on an electric vehicle without harming its credibility of being big and bulky.
The Hummer EV is a monster and is being marketed as a supertruck. The company has finally unveiled the truck, and although it might draw a lot of polarizing opinions, there’s no denying that it comes with some rather cool features. Whether or not they’re worth the six-digit figure is a different question, but here’s a list of some of them that left us impressed:
2021 Yamaha GP1800R
Bugatti Just Teased Its New EV - This Is How We Know
Bugatti is preparing to unveil a brand-new vehicle. The French company just posted a teaser photo on its social media accounts. The picture shows four red LED bars arranged like a flattened letter X and comes with the caption "What if...?" The mysterious teaser confirms previous rumors that Bugatti will reveal a new car in October 2020. But what is it?
2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S by Techart
TechArt has had the new 911 Turbo and Turbo S in its sights for a while now and it’s finally time for the Porsche-savvy tuner to unload the goodies.
The TechArt treatment for the Porsche 911 Turbo and 911 Turbo S is a comprehensive one and touches on almost every aspect, from exterior tweaks to a power bump and mechanical upgrades.
2021 2021 Yamaha FX
Yamaha’s FX WaveRunner series has continued to redefine what’s possible in a luxury high-performance personal watercraft. With a strong reputation in the touring, family, fishing and endurance racing scenes, the feature-packed FX Series combines big capacity horsepower, luxury performance and innovative technologies all packaged in a stunningly good-looking watercraft.
For 2021, Yamaha has updated the colors and graphic kits on its popular luxury performance FX Series, combining this with Yamaha’s legendary reputation for reliability, purpose-built marine engines and excellent resale. With a great mix of models, price points and color variants from bright and vibrant, to dark and stealthy, there is a model to suit every taste, level of experience and desire.
Quick Comparison: GMC Hummer EV vs Tesla Cybertruck
Discontinued in 2010 after 18 years of the market, the Hummer nameplate returned in 2020. But this time around, it’s not a standalone brand, but a model sold under a GMC badge. The even bigger news is that it’s fully electric. Set to go into production in 2021, the truck version will go against the spectacular Tesla Cybertruck. But does it have what it takes to compete with Elon Musk’s oddly-shaped hauler? Is it powerful enough, does it have enough range, and is it actually a proper successor to the original Hummer design-wise? Let’s find out in the comparison below.
GM Really Missed the Mark With the GMC Hummer EV
Now that the GMC Hummer EV is here, I have to admit that it is, at the very least, somewhat worthy of the hype that led up to its debut. It is instantly recognizable as a Hummer and even has the upright windshield. It also seems to be very capable on-road and off. The performance specs, although advertised in a somewhat sketchy manner (more on this later) do position the Hummer EV in a place to really compete. But the there are a few things about the Hummer EV that rub me the wrong way, including the price, the wait for something somewhat affordable, and why I’m pretty sure the Hummer EV probably won’t deliver the sales performance that GM is expecting. Let me explain…
2021 BMW 4 Series Track Review: Sharper Than Ever
The first-generation 4 Series still looks good to this day. It’s even better to drive, thanks in particular to the 50:50 weight distribution between the two axles and BMW’s affinity for a driver-centric experience - and by that, I don’t mean just the fact that the cockpit points every button, knob, or screen at whoever is sitting behind the wheel.
That genuine appetite for spirited driving is still present in the new 2021 BMW 4 Series, albeit wrapped up in a polarizing package. What I’m really trying to say is that this book should under no circumstances be judged by its cover. That would be a mistake.
GMC Hummer EV: What We Know So Far
The new Hummer EV got all the buzz since the day GMC announced it will be teasing the new “truck” in a Super Bowl commercial. There were a lot of rumors regarding the Hummer’s revival, but none of them provided enough information and details about this revival.
In fact, even GMC has revealed only three details about the Hummer so far – the horsepower, torque, and 0-60 mph figure. Was it enough to create an itch in our brains? Of course! GMC has been tight-lipped about pretty much everything, but we should be able to get some more information about the Hummer EV until it debuts on May 20, 2020. Here’s what we know so far.