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  • Test Drive: 2022 Lexus LX 600 Ultra Luxury | The Daily Drive | Consumer Guide® The Daily Drive

    [ad_1] 2022 Lexus LX 600 Ultra Luxury in Nori Green 2022 Lexus LX 600 Ultra Luxury Class: Premium Large SUV Miles driven: 206 Fuel used: 12.2 gallons CG Report Card Room and Comfort C Power and Performance A- Fit and Finish A- Fuel Economy C+ Value C Report-card grades are derived…

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  • Kia Niro earns five-star ANCAP safety rating

    [ad_1] Kia’s new hybrid and electric SUV has earned top marks in ANCAP safety testing. The Niro scored five stars on the back of an adult occupant protection rating of 88 per cent, a child occupant protection rating of 84 per cent, a vulnerable road user protection rating of 76…

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  • 2023 MG ZS EV price and specs

    [ad_1] MG has expanded its electric range with the launch of the updated ZS EV this month, with the EV SUV now offered in two variants. The Excite opens the range at $44,990 drive-away, undercutting the rival BYD Atto 3 in some states (though its rival matches that price in…

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  • 2023 MG ZS EV review

    [ad_1] MG has enjoyed stellar success with its ZS EV in Australia, but this week’s launch of an updated model – one that delivers more range, more tech, a new look, and a new logo, while retaining its market-leading entry price – shows it’s not willing to rest on its…

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  • MG ZS EV price cut makes it Australia’s most affordable EV

    [ad_1] MG has sliced $2000 from the price of its ZS EV at launch, making it Australia’s most affordable electric vehicle… except in Tasmania. The new starting price of $44,990 drive-away for the MG ZS EV Excite is down from the $46,990 drive-away sticker announced in March, and means the…

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  • Genesis GV60 earns five-star ANCAP rating

    [ad_1] The Genesis GV60 has been awarded a five-star rating from ANCAP based on testing conducted by Euro NCAP. It received an adult occupant protection rating of 89 per cent, a child occupant protection rating of 89 per cent, a vulnerable road user protection rating of 63 per cent, and…

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  • Tesla Model Y earns five-star ANCAP rating

    [ad_1] The Tesla Model Y has been awarded a five-star rating from ANCAP, based on tests conducted by Euro NCAP. The rating applies to both the base rear-wheel drive and the all-wheel drive Performance. The electric crossover received an adult occupant protection rating of 97 per cent, a child occupant…

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  • When the BYD Atto 3 Standard Range, Seal, Dolphin will hit Australia

    [ad_1] BYD is gearing up for a new vehicle onslaught. Luke Todd, CEO and managing director of BYD local distributor EVDirect, has confirmed to CarExpert the Standard Range version of the BYD Atto 3 all-electric SUV is due to arrive in Australia late in 2022 or early in 2023. Production…

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  • Drift Demon Or Executive Express? Why Not Both…

    [ad_1] To the untrained eye, the JZX100 Toyota Chaser might look like any other executive 4-door Japanese sedan from the late ’90s. Some might even throw the label land yacht around. But for those in the know, beauty is more than skin deep. If wasn’t for the inches-from-the-ground body kit, you might be…

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  • Toyota HiAce electric van due in 2025 – report

    [ad_1] Australia’s best-selling van nameplate could be getting an electric powertrain. Japanese outlet Best Car Web reports Toyota is working on an electric HiAce, due in 2025. It’ll reportedly ride on the dedicated electric e-TNGA platform of the Toyota bZ4x and Subaru Solterra. Toyota and Lexus are in the process…

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  • Hyundai N Vision 74 review

    [ad_1] Hyundai wowed the world with the N Vision 74 concept revealed at the recent Busan motor show. The rolling lab concept debuted hydrogen technology specifically tailored for a sporty vehicle application. Not content with sticking to just one form of propulsion, Hyundai now develops a mix of internal combustion,…

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  • 2023 Volkswagen ID. Buzz review

    [ad_1] The waiting, as the old song goes, is the hardest part. Volkswagen has been teasing us with reimaginations of its iconic mid-century Microbus for more than 20 years, but now the long and tortuous gestation that started with the Microbus Concept unveiled at the 2001 Detroit Motor Show is…

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  • 2022 Maserati Ghibli Trofeo Review: A V8 Last Hurrah

    [ad_1] Photo: Owen Bellwood The luxury car market is in a weird place right now. Where V8-powered monsters were once lauded as the best you could get, carmakers are increasingly looking to electrify their top-tier models. And while the sport sedan of old reigned supreme, its crown has been stolen…

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  • Hyundai RN22e (Ioniq 6 N) review

    [ad_1] It’s no secret that Hyundai is working on a high performance version of the all-electric Ioniq 5 – due in 2023, it’s going to be the Korean carmaker’s first all-electric performance model under its N sub-brand. But, instead of just winding the wick up on the existing package, Hyundai…

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  • Formula 1 Super License Rules Explained

    [ad_1] Photo: Mark Thompson (Getty Images) You need a lot of things to race in Formula 1 — money, sponsorship, skill, a lifelong investment in perfecting race craft. But when it comes to logistics, there’s really only one thing you absolutely have to have: A super license. Basically, a super…

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  • Jeep teases electric off-roader | CarExpert

    [ad_1] Jeep could be using this week’s Jeep Brand 4xe Day to reveal a new electric vehicle. A new vehicle has been previewed in a teaser video for the event, set to take place on September 8 and include “a series of announcements” on the brand’s electrification plans. The teased…

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  • See the Shipwrecked Remains of the Titanic in 8K

    [ad_1] Since the 1985 discovery of the shipwrecked RMS Titanic at the bottom of the Atlantic, the world has been fascinated by the ship and the story it continues to tell from 13,000 feet below the surface. The latest dive from OceanGate Expeditions helps uncover more details to better tell…

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  • Potential Porsche IPO detailed by Volkswagen AG

    [ad_1] Porsche is chasing “increased independence as one of the world’s most successful sports car manufacturers” with an Initial Public Offering (IPO). The Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG has confirmed it will offer up to 25 per cent of non-voting preferred shares in Porsche, with an IPO date of late…

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  • EVs Don’t Endanger American Auto Production, U.S. Manufacturing

    [ad_1] Ford F-150 Lightning pickup trucks roll through the assembly line at the Ford Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn, Michigan.Photo: Bill Pugliano (Getty Images) Auto manufacturing in the U.S. has been in decline for decades mostly due to offshoring and automation. Now, the EV transition threatens to speed up…

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  • Coalition slams Government’s EV incentives bill

    [ad_1] The Federal Government’s electric vehicle incentives bill could hit a roadblock in the Senate as Liberal and National MPs raise concerns about the cost of the scheme. “The Coalition has looked at this very closely and it’s just not good policy,” said Coalition finance spokeswoman Senator Jane Hume, per…

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  • Burning Man Ended in an 8-Hour Traffic Jam

    [ad_1] For the first time in three years, the Burning Man festival made its post-COVID return last weekend, but the celebration ended in misery as people found themselves stuck in 15-lane traffic for hours. The festival’s official Twitter account warned of eight-hour jams, though some folks mentioned the wait could…

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  • 2023 Ferrari Purosangue reveal confirmed for September 13

    [ad_1] The reveal of Ferrari‘s first-ever SUV is just around the corner now. In fact, it’s less than a week away. The Italian carmaker has confirmed it’s revealing the Purosangue – Italian for pure-blooded or thoroughbred – on September 13, ahead of production starting later this year and deliveries starting…

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  • Brabus’ Armored Invicto G-Wagens Are Insanely Over-Engineered

    [ad_1] BRABUS INVICTO – The Four-Wheeled Fortress | Full Documentary More often than not, if you see a Mercedes-Benz G-Class in a movie, it’s being driven by or chauffeuring around a villain. It’s just a rad, menacing-looking SUV, and what could make it more menacing than if it was seriously…

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  • 2023 Kia Forte vs. 2022 Honda Civic Comparison

    [ad_1] The Kia Forte is value-packed with a standard feature list to envy and a long powertrain warranty. But is that enough to take on the Honda Civic’s legendary refinement, capability, and space? Both are impressive offerings in the compact car segment. This comparison should help you decide which one…

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  • Test Drive Gallery: 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Limited | The Daily Drive | Consumer Guide® The Daily Drive

    [ad_1] 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Limited in Ice White The not so good: Middling fuel economy, limited rear-seat passenger space, especially limited availability CG Says: Hyundai introduces an all-new compact pickup truck for 2022, with splashy styling and scaled-down dimensions that blur the lines between the compact SUV and compact-pickup-truck…

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  • MG HS and GWM Haval H6 outsell CR-V, Forester, X-Trail in August

    [ad_1] The MG HS and GWM Haval H6 mid-sized SUVs have steadily been gaining traction on the sales charts, and last month the Chinese pair outsold a number of popular legacy nameplates within the medium SUV segment. Returning 902 registrations in August, the MG HS saw growth of 226.8 per…

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  • Kevin Harvick’s Car Burst Into Flames During the Southern 500

    [ad_1] Gif: NASCAR / USA Network Darlington Raceway is known for being notoriously harsh on stock cars. This year’s Cook Out Southern 500 was no different. Notably, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. retired from the race while contending for the win after both of their Joe Gibbs Racing Toyotas…

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  • 2023 Volkswagen ID.Buzz Goes Its Own Way

    [ad_1] Superficially, the Volkswagen ID.Buzz fits into the current roster of U.S.-market minivans. It will, after all, have power sliding doors, three rows of seats, and plenty of cupholders. But this isn’t really a direct salvo at the likes of the Toyota Sienna and the Chrysler Pacifica. For one thing,…

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  • Nissan e-Power hybrid system can be used with other products, brands

    [ad_1] Nissan says its electrified e-Power hybrid system can be used across different architectures, and didn’t rule out its use in larger vehicles. While the company wouldn’t comment on future product plans, such as whether we could see an e-Power Navara or Patrol, it said the various components and elements…

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  • Volkswagen ID.Buzz EV is tripping on the future

    [ad_1] In Sweden, unless alcohol is involved, conversation with strangers can be suspect. And yet head-turning doesn’t even start to describe the kind of attention I experienced in a first drive through some coastal towns of its Skåne county in Volkswagen’s ID.Buzz electric van.  It was more than I recall…

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  • The Fox-Body Mustang Is Just One More Topic Upon Which Andy and Steve Disagree

    [ad_1] The A.V. Club Deadspin Gizmodo Jalopnik Jezebel Kotaku Lifehacker Quartz The Root The Takeout The Onion The Inventory ShopSubscribe HomeLatestUnpavedRacingBuyingTechCultureTrucksWrenchingBeyond Cars Home Latest Unpaved Racing Buying Tech Culture Trucks Wrenching Beyond Cars AboutJalopnik AdvisorJalopnik Store Explore our other sites AdvertisingPrivacyJobsTerms of Use © 2022 G/O Media HomeLatestUnpavedRacingBuyingTechCultureTrucksWrenchingBeyond Cars CC…

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  • View Photos of the 2023 Volkswagen ID. Buzz

    [ad_1] VW’s stunning electric van puts form over function, but that’s the right call. [ad_2] Source link

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  • Citroen/DS and Polestar settle logo dispute

    [ad_1] Polestar is now free to sell its electric cars in France after its long-running legal problems with Citroen and DS came to an end last week. According to Le Monde, Stellantis and Polestar have buried the hatchet over the latter’s logo, which has simmered away since 2017. It’s unclear…

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  • Cedar Point Ends Rider Thrills With Top Thrill Dragster’s Retirement

    [ad_1] The Top Thrill Dragster, with Lake Erie as a backdrop. The notably larger red-framed coaster is the Magnum XL-200.Photo: AP (AP) “Sometimes, the car doesn’t make it all the way to the top, so it rolls backwards, and they have to relaunch it.” I cannot recall the human being…

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  • 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV Starts at $105,550 and Crests $133K

    [ad_1] The 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS450+ SUV starts at $105,550, which is only $100 more than its sedan counterpart. The SUV’s all-wheel-drive models, the EQS450 4Matic and EQS580 4Matic, start at $108,550 and $127,100, respectively. The 2023 EQS580 4Matic SUV in the fanciest Pinnacle trim level crests the $133k mark. The…

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  • 2023 Bentley Flying Spur Speed unveiled

    [ad_1] The new Bentley Flying Spur Speed is the most powerful version of the sedan yet, but sadly it will be “one of the last models” to feature 12 cylinders arranged in a W-shape. With the W12 era drawing to a close, and Bentley’s stated desire to become a fully…

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  • Friend or Fiero? The Lovable Flaws of Pontiac’s Mid-Engine Sports Car

    [ad_1] The A.V. Club Deadspin Gizmodo Jalopnik Jezebel Kotaku Lifehacker Quartz The Root The Takeout The Onion The Inventory ShopSubscribe HomeLatestUnpavedRacingBuyingTechCultureTrucksWrenchingBeyond Cars Home Latest Unpaved Racing Buying Tech Culture Trucks Wrenching Beyond Cars AboutJalopnik AdvisorJalopnik Store Explore our other sites AdvertisingPrivacyJobsTerms of Use © 2022 G/O Media HomeLatestUnpavedRacingBuyingTechCultureTrucksWrenchingBeyond Cars CC…

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  • 2024 BMW M5 PHEV spied with less camouflage

    [ad_1] BMW‘s upcoming high-performance M5 is expected to get a plug-in hybrid powertrain, and has been spied testing with a production-ready body. It’s expected to be revealed in 2023. Unlike previously spied prototypes, this 2024 BMW M5 prototype no longer looks like a dressed-up next-generation 5 Series sedan with tacked-on…

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  • Pilot Threatened to Crash Fully-Fueled Plane Into a Walmart

    [ad_1] Photo: Nikki Boertman (AP) Labor Day weekend is the unofficial end of summer, with packed parks and crowded beaches not an uncommon sight. However, residents in northeast Mississippi had their last hurrah of the summer interrupted by the threat of a stolen, fully-fueled twin-turboprop plane plunging into the local…

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  • The City of San Jose, California Lifted Its Cruising Ban

    [ad_1] As someone who has been personally harassed by cops for cruising in a lowrider, I can understand the excitement behind the news that San Jose, California has finally lifted its 40-year-old ban on cruising, as Mercury News reports. Friend or Fiero? Pontiac’s Mid-Engine Sports Car It’s a long time…

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  • The Red Bull-AlphaTauri Conspiracy Theory Doesn’t Add Up

    [ad_1] Photo: Clive Mason (Getty Images) Sunday’s Formula 1 Dutch Grand Prix ended with a slew of fans crying “conspiracy” after AlphaTauri driver Yuki Tsunoda had a mysterious trackside stoppage that ended up playing into Red Bull Racing’s hands. Except, of course, a little extra digging shows that there wasn’t…

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  • World’s Largest Cruise Ship to Be Scrapped Before First Voyage

    [ad_1] The ship that would have become the world’s largest cruise liner has been scrapped before it ever had the chance to take its maiden voyage. If wasting wild amounts of resources and money is your type of thing, this is the story for you. Global Dream II was slated…

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  • Listen to the Ferrari Purosangue’s Exhaust before Sept. 13 Reveal

    [ad_1] Ferrari has confirmed that it will unveil the Purosangue SUV next Tuesday, September 13. In this just-released teaser image, Ferrari shows a front-facing silhouette of the car in semi-darkness. We originally speculated the Purosangue would debut as a 2022 model, but it’s now looking more likely to be a…

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  • San Francisco Live on Twitch at 4 PM ET

    [ad_1] There are plenty of mission-based driving games, where your job is to pull elaborate heists or stop them, with all the bombast and typically none of the charm of your Hollywood franchise of preference. Driver: San Francisco, released in 2011 and developed by the Ubisoft team that would later…

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  • 2023 Bentley Flying Spur Speed Exclusively Has a 6.0-Liter W-12

    [ad_1] The 2023 Bentley Flying Spur Speed is powered by the familiar 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged W-12 engine that produces 626 hp and 664 pound-feet of torque. The Speed is set apart by dark trim, unique 22-inch wheels, and lots of speed badges. The W-12 is no longer offered in the base…

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  • These Are the Most Futuristic Cars on Sale Today

    [ad_1] Photo: Acroterion, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons Most futuristic vehicle right now is from John Deere, and it is an agricultural farm tractor with full autonomous function. Suck it, Elon. Seriously though, you want to see futuristic tech in vehicles then check an agricultural showroom. Entertainment setups,…

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  • Ford Teases Mustang GT Performance Badge; Next-Gen Model Debuts Soon

    [ad_1] Ford today posted a short video on social media that teases a new Mustang GT Performance model. The 10-second clip shows a piece of luggage in a trunk before the lid closes to show a chrome “GT Performance” badge. We can’t tell if the badge will adorn a model…

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  • Bentley Flying Spur Speed Is a 207-mph Love Letter to the W12

    [ad_1] This brute weighs as much as a moon but will do a claimed 207 mph.Photo: Bentley Bentley’s twin-turbocharged W12 engine has been integral to its brand since it relaunched itself with the Continental GT coupe in 2003. Its combination of packaging, effortless torque and huge power potential made what…

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  • View Photos of the 2023 Bentley Flying Spur Speed

    [ad_1] See interior and exterior photos of the new Bentley, which is now the only model offering the 626-hp V-12 powertrain without upgrading to the Mulliner. [ad_2] Source link

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  • 2023 Chevy Corvette Z06 Is Out

    [ad_1] Image: Chevrolet If you were hoping to get your hands on a 2023 Corvette Z06, too bad. You may just have to wait for the 2024 books, as Motor1.com confirms with GM that Z06 orders are completely full. What’s wild about this is that orders for the new Z06…

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