Detailed video evaluation of Mercedes-Benz EQC

The mid-size SUV market is exploding as increasingly drivers transfer away from the normal saloon to a extra lofty trip of a taller SUV. One model embracing this variation is Mercedes-Benz who now provide 6 fashions within the UK, all working petrol or diesel drive trains. While that is all happening the American Tesla model are stealing gross sales with their all-electric Mannequin X with its putting Falcon doorways. img_1918.jpg The EQC is the primary all electrical SUV from Mercedes To struggle again, and as a part of the Daimler teams electrical automobile offensive we now see the arrival of the EQC. The brand new mannequin arrives at a identical time because the Audi e-tron SUV, each sitting in the same worth bracket with the EQC began at £65,640. No premium SUV is affordable, however an all-electric kind the decreased working prices and tax advantages may see these autos sitting....





BMW M850i Coupe Evaluation Claims It’s a Welcome Addition to GT Class

The brand new BMW eight Collection has been getting fairly good critiques. Some have pointed to the mannequin’s faults to some extent, and they’re actually there, as there’s no such factor as an ideal automotive available on the market immediately. What does exist is the right automotive for you however that’s a unique matter altogether. The BMW M850i at the moment sits on the high of the mannequin vary and it’s a nice automotive and an important addition to the GT class as this evaluation from Automotive Recommendation factors out. The BMW M850i brings again the eight Collection title from the bin the place BMW determined to throw it some 20 years in the past, prompting followers to wonder if it might ever come again. Nicely, it did, and for some folks it may’ve been higher however for others it’s good the way in which it’s. The most important concern....



New Land Rover Discovery Sport receives inside overhaul and electrified energy

Land Rover throws the total works on the new Discovery Sport in a bid to spice up gross sales Land Rover has closely up to date its Discovery Sport best-seller with a variety of latest electrified engines, a brand new platform and a significant inside improve to tackle premium rivals such because the Volvo XC60 and Audi Q5. Launched in 2014, the Discovery Sport stays Land Rover’s top-selling mannequin. The agency bought almost 100,000 examples worldwide final 12 months – virtually 1 / 4 of its whole gross sales. Regardless of that, gross sales have tailed off because the Sport has misplaced floor to a brisker set of rivals, so this new model will probably be essential in makes an attempt to show across the struggling fortunes of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR). The five- and seven-seat mannequin switches from Land Rover’s D8 platform to the brand new Premium Transverse Structure....





why the Discovery Sport is essential for Land Rover

Model’s greatest vendor must be successful with clients if it would assist increase income The brand new Discovery Sport may be straightforward to miss in Land Rover’s busy launch schedule. It’s neither as eagerly anticipated because the second-generation Vary Rover Evoque that got here earlier than it or the reborn Defender that may comply with it. But it surely’s arguably a very powerful of the three. The Defender is Land Rover’s ‘halo’ mannequin, a hyperlink to the previous that underlines Land Rover’s credibility as a maker of real off-roaders. The much-anticipated new model ought to underpin the model’s credentials, whilst different fashions within the vary push additional away from Land Rover’s rugged roots. That push in the direction of extra road-focused machines has been aided by the massive success of the primary era Evoque. It was the machine that arguably remodeled perceptions of Land Rover, broadening its buyer base significantly. It’s no....



Audi e-tron fleet deployed to London streets as a part of Addison Lee chauffeur service

Customers of the London chauffeur service from Addison Lee could now discover themselves pushed easily and silently in 1 of 5 Audi e-tron vehicles, because of a six-month deal struck between to the 2 manufacturers. As a part of the Addison Lee Group’s industry-leading technique to assist cut back emissions in the long run, the zero native emissions Audi automobiles will likely be used to move ‘roadshow’ shoppers with entry to a devoted company chauffeur service in and round London. img_1985.jpg The pilot may even permit Addison Lee to completely consider the position and necessities of electrical automobiles in its fleet of the long run. Moreover, the transfer with allow clients to expertise the high-end EV first hand. Completed in discreet Mythos black metallic paint, every of the 5 e-tron variants has been individually specified to ship essentially the most luxurious expertise for passengers, with a bunch of touches that....





2020 ALPINA B7 xDrive in ALPINA Blue – A New Picture Gallery

The ALPINA-version of the BMW 7 Collection facelift was launched earlier this yr in Palm Springs. The 2020 B7 xDrive builds upon the intensive redesign of the 7 Collection and naturally, it provides its personal aptitude. The brand new 2020 B7 is the sixth technology full-size performance-luxury mannequin from ALPINA and the third technology of B7 to be obtainable within the U.S. Powered by the the newest technology Four.Four-liter V8 engine with two, twin-scroll turbochargers, direct injection and Valvetronic absolutely variable valve timing and Double-VANOS variable camshaft timing, the brand new ALPINA B7 delivers 600 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque obtainable from solely 2000 rpm all the best way as much as 5,000 rpm (beforehand three,000 – 5,000 rpm). The brand new ALPINA B7 now accelerates from zero to 60 mph in simply three.5 seconds (beforehand three.6 seconds) and might attain a most velocity of 205 mph (beforehand 194....



E30 BMW three Sequence at Tesla Supercharger Is Recycling in Type

Uninterested in solely listening to concerning the latest Teslas and the way they’re quicker than your favourite BMW? Not even the M3 is protected, whereas the classics appear positively outdated. Nonetheless, a person by the identify of Jon Volk with a “Constructed Not Purchased” angle determined to do one thing no person tried earlier than and shoehorned a Tesla powertrain into his 1992 BMW three Sequence Convertible. The E30 was once probably the most widespread German automobiles to change… (proceed studying >>)





the flower crown

Flower crowns are one of the most popular fashion accessories for summertime and music festivals. Now, a DJ looking to capitalize on the trend has created headphones called Rosé Rockers, adorned with a halo of colorful flowers. The headphones cost $98, and the company says they’re designed to “fit a woman’s frame more comfortably.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Just in time for summer concerts and music festivals, a new line of wireless headphones have hit the market that mimic one of millennials’ favorite accessories — the flower crown. A New York-area DJ has created over-ear wireless Bluetooth headphones called Rosé Rockers. The headphones’ thick black head band connecting the two ear pieces is adorned with a halo of brightly covered flowers, reminiscent of the flower crowns that have become staples at Coachella, beach outings, and wedding photo shoots. The Rosé Rockers headphones are the brainchild of Nicole....



Rafael Nadal ends clay curse with win in Rome

The Spaniard was victorious in the Italian capital winning his first clay-court title of the season. Nadal had to do something extraordinary in Rome if he was to cancel out some disappointing results on clay in recent weeks. In fact, he lost in three consecutive clay-court tournament semi-finals with these being in Monte-Carlo, Barcelona, and Madrid. The seventeen-time Grand Slam champion actually rose to the occasion and gave the best response possible as he ousted world number one Novak Djokovic in the final in Rome. Vamos #Rafa!! #ibi19 @RafaelNadal pic.twitter.com/xjRydml7ht — Internazionali Bnl (@InteBNLdItalia) May 19, 2019 “You were asking for titles. Finally, I have a title,” Nadal told reporters. “Here we are. Important title, important moment.” This was his first title of the year and it took him almost two and a half hours to lift his ninth trophy in the Italian capital. Having been tied with Djokovic in....





Subsequent-Gen Audi RS3 Sportback caught testing in outdated pores and skin

This current-gen Audi RS3 Sportback is definitely top-of-the-line all-around efficiency offers in the marketplace. It has the efficiency of an unique supercar from just some years in the past, together with the consolation and practicality of a hatchback, all for an inexpensive value. Certain, there are extra thrilling automobiles to drive however the RS3 is so well-rounded it’s exhausting to not love. It’s getting outdated, although, and its competitors is catching up. So Audi must revamp its discount hero for a brand new era and that very automotive has simply been caught testing. (We don’t personal the spy images however see them right here) In these new spy photographs, we see a next-gen Audi RS3 Sportback doing a little testing on the Nurburgring. At first, this may appear odd as a result of it appears to be like precisely like the present automotive. That’s as a result of this take....



Reservation guide now open for Honda E

Honda has introduced that reservations for its new city electrical car – Honda e – are actually open within the UK, Germany, France and Norway. A devoted on-line reservation web site permits prospects to order with a refundable reservation payment of £800. Prospects will then be capable to place an order from later this 12 months with first deliveries anticipated in Spring 2020. The reservation system reveals 5 hanging color shall be out there on the Honda e, comprising of; Platinum White Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl, Crystal Blue Metallic, Trendy Metal Metallic and the hanging Cost Yellow. The prototype of the Honda e was offered on the 2019 Geneva Motor Present and confirmed that most of the signature options first revealed on the broadly acclaimed 2017 Honda City EV Idea are being retained for manufacturing. The manufacturing mannequin carries most of the styling cues of the hanging prototype revealed in 2017 The....





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Maxing out Apple's latest MacBook Pro will cost you over $6,500 (AAPL)

Apple announced new MacBook Pro laptops on Tuesday. The 15-inch MacBook Pros can now be purchased with eight-core processors, which are more powerful than the six-core processors from the previous generation. Buying the most expensive version of the newest MacBook Pro costs over $6,500 — and that’s without AppleCare. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Apple’s newest MacBook Pro laptops, announced Tuesday, are more powerful than ever. But they don’t come cheap.  While the 13-inch MacBook Pros were given faster quad-core processors — those start at $1,799 — the 15-inch models can now be customized with beefy eight-core processors from Intel, and that’s the news Apple really wants to emphasize: these are its “fastest Mac notebooks ever.” The cheapest eight-core MacBook Pro costs $2,799, but if you really want to go all-in on the new MacBook Pro and max-out every option possible, you’re going to end up shelling out....





Autocar drives the 2019 ALPINA B4 S Version 99

There’s one thing additional particular about ALPINAs. BMW M vehicles are nice and we love them. However there’s simply one thing about the way in which ALPINAs make you’re feeling that may be a degree above even an M automotive. However what a couple of particular version ALPINA? That’s a completely new degree. Which is why the 2019 ALPINA B4 S Version 99 is so flipping superior it hurts. On this new check overview from Autocar, they drive the ALPINA B4 S Version 99, a automotive designed to be a sendoff for the current-generation four Collection and its ALPINA iterations. Think about it like ALPINA’s BMW M4 CS. However it’s a lot completely different than that automotive in actuality. As a substitute of being stripped out and uncomfortable to the purpose of being painful, the B4 S Version 99 is simply barely lighter than the usual B4 S and a....



Kia SP2i Compact SUV To Be Unveiled Subsequent Month

South Korean auto large Kia Motors can be unveiling the SP2i compact SUV subsequent month. The automaker that’s set to make its debut in India later this yr has confirmed that the Kia SP2i can be unveiled on June 20, 2019. The announcement is in-line with the corporate’s dedication that it plans to carry the SUV within the second half of the yr. Carandbike has already informed you that the all-new providing can be launched forward of the festive season. First showcased because the Kia SP idea on the 2018 Auto Expo, the SP2i moniker is the inner codename for the SUV, whereas the precise nameplate can be revealed together with the disclosing. Additionally Learn: Kia SP2i Launch Particulars Revealed Actually, Kia Motors took a public vote for the identify of its upcoming providing for India with the monikers Trazor, Tusker or Trailster within the working. The automaker has already....





A 521ci Massive Block Ford For five/21 – Watch This Blue Oval Thumper Hit The Dyno!

You thought we have been performed with “displacement days”?! You might be mistaken! There’s nonetheless some great things to speak about in terms of engines and dates. Because it seems 5/21 is a superb day for these Ford followers on the market who love themselves some stroker large block displacement! You can begin with a 460ci 385-series block and with some magic from the machine store within the bores and an extended arm within the backside of the block, find yourself with 521ci. No substitute for displacement, proper? The engine that’s featured right here could also be extra delicate than a blown or nitrous injected combo however whenever you see the place this factor makes energy and the way a lot it makes, you’ll perceive why we picked it to characteristic on this date. 600+ horsepower is large enjoyable it doesn’t matter what you’re driving and 600+ lb-ft of torque....



Extra Fabulous Fords On The Strip and In The Pits!

(Photographs by Joe Grippo) – There’s one thing about historic vehicles, particularly race vehicles, that actually attracts gearheads in. The lead photographs reveals the legendary Al Joniec’s famed “Batmobile” Mustang. This was a automobile that was recognized everywhere in the nation for its quickness, wild seems, and the expertise of the person behind the wheel. Keep in mind, it was Joniec that actually launched the FE into the stratosphere along with his victory on the 1969 NHRA Winternationals within the then-new Cobra Jet Mustang. It isn’t simply the vehicles, although. No, as cliche as it’s to say it’s the individuals that actually trigger occasions just like the FE Race and Reunion to outlive and flourish. Occasions like this don’t simply have the outdated legends to being individuals into the gate, they create friendships and lasting relationships between individuals who share the identical deep ardour for a similar deeply cool stuff. Hit....





Cruisers, Bruisers, Sizzling Rods, and Extra From The 1970s to At present!

(Phrases and images by Doug Gregory) – This assortment is made up of automobiles from the mid-70s and newer – that aren’t already in one other folder.  As I acknowledged in an earlier entry Somernites at all times appears to deliver out Monte Carlos and this doesn’t cease with the primary technology.  I noticed a pair extra we by no means reached and certain extra had been lurking about.  I’m wondering what number of they’d attract for a Monte Carlo-only showcase…? Some may say that is one other ‘Chevy heavy’ gallery and so they’d be proper, however I don’t set quotas.  I don’t stroll previous 10 Mopars or blue ovals to achieve a Chevy.  After I discover one like this glorious, survivor ’76 Nova Concours then I’ve to cease and gawk.  This low-mile sweetheart is a household heirloom handed down from the unique proprietor whose solely stipulation is that it sleeps....



This Introduction Movie Of The Caterpillar 944 Wheel Loader From The 1950s Is Superior

We take a lot of stuff with no consideration at the moment after we see it. Machines and operations which have seemingly been round since tim first started. The very fact of the matter is that all the things we do as human beings is evolutionary and that features how we transfer the Earth and design the machines that we do it with. This video from the 1950s exhibits off the (then) new Caterpillar 944 wheel loader. The corporate that was (and is) so well-known for making crawler tractors of all styles and sizes wished to verify the world knew that they may make one geared up with tires as properly. The video is cool as a result of we see the machine working in all several types of situations. Scooping loam, sand, gravel, and no matter else they wished to seize on movie. We see the tractor being pushed....





Russian LCV market has declined 9% in April 2019

🔊 Take heed to this RusAutoNewsCom.- The Russian LCV market has amounted to 9,735 models in April 2019, indicating a 9.2% year-on-year lower, as reported by Autostat. The normal chief of the market GAZ has saved its place, with 45% market share in complete in April 2019. GAZ has offered four,385 autos, which signifies a 7.1% year-on-year fall. UAZ occupies the second place, reaching a gross sales determine of 1,523 models. The highest-three is accomplished by Lada with 1026 models. Ford and Volkswagen got here fourth and fifth respectively. Gazelle Subsequent was once more the best-selling mannequin in April 2019 adopted by GAZ 3302 and Ford Transit. Russian LCV market: High 10 best-selling LCV manufacturers in April 2019 in Russia : High 10 best-selling LCV fashions in April 2019 in Russia : Top-10-LCV-Models-APRIL-2019 *) Figures embody: LCVs < 3t, gentle obligation vans < 6t, passenger transporters < 19 seats



2020 Hyundai Elantra Launch Date, Specs & Options

Many instances, the mannequin 12 months simply after a car undergoes a significant redesign is left largely untouched. Possibly a small repair, addition or change based mostly on suggestions from the brand new mannequin, however more often than not not far more than that. Each now and again, although, a model will simply maintain enhancing their redesigned car much more the 12 months following. That’s the case with the 2020 Hyundai Elantra, which simply acquired a mid-generation refresh final 12 months and receives a number of updates to its specs & options for the brand new mannequin 12 months. The car is scheduled to have a launch date of someday this spring, which implies it may arrive any day now. [ READ MORE: What’s new in the 2019 Hyundai Elantra? ] What’s new within the 2020 Elantra? Whereas nothing practically as expansive as final 12 months’s facelift, fairly just a....





Get The Final Stopping Energy

TheDrive and its companions could earn a fee if you buy a product via one among our hyperlinks. Learn extra. To ensure that your automobile’s braking system to function successfully, it requires a vital part: brake fluid. The finest brake fluid will make sure that your automobile stops when it has to. It is essential that you simply use the really helpful brake fluid for the very best efficiency and for security causes. Take a look at our brake fluid evaluate under to seek out the very best product to your journey.  Product URLs Motul Dot-Four 100 % Artificial Racing Brake Fluid Insert Picture Choose Elective BadgeBest OverallBest ValueHonorable Point out This non-silicone artificial fluid is meant for hydraulic-actuated brake methods. This fluid improves pedal really feel and provides the very best mix of worth and excessive efficiency for every type of automobiles.  It fosters extra safety towards water penetration and....



Warnings about Tesla are growing louder as Morgan Stanley slashes its worst-case scenario to $10 a share (TSLA)

Tesla shares fell early Tuesday after Morgan Stanley’s auto analysts adjusted their bear case for the stock. The analysts, led by the longtime Tesla watcher Adam Jonas, cut their worst-case-scenario target to $10 from $97. While the firm’s price target was held at $230, the extreme downside implies a 95% drop from current levels. Watch Tesla trade live. A Morgan Stanley analyst once dubbed Tesla’s “cheerleader” has drastically lowered his worst-case scenario for the stock to just $10 from $97, citing underlying demand. Shares fell as much as 4.5% Tuesday before recovering losses later in the session. “The reduction in our bear case to $10 is driven primarily by our concerns around Chinese demand for Tesla products,” a team led by Adam Jonas wrote in a note to clients. “Our revised bear case assumes Tesla misses our current Chinese volume forecast by roughly half to account for the highly volatile....





Audi Launches Q5 Plug-in Hybrid

Audi UK has launched its new Q5 55 TFSI e plug-in hybrid. A variety of over 26 miles and a high pace of 84mph in electric-only mode allow the brand new hybrid Q5 to cowl most on a regular basis driving distances – together with motorway journeys – with out backup from the petrol engine. Obtainable to order within the UK from the start of June, with first deliveries scheduled throughout quarter 4 of this yr, the Audi Q5 55 TFSI e quattro will probably be priced at round £55,000 OTR. The brand new drive idea combines a 2.zero TFSI four-cylinder, turbocharged petrol engine producing 252PS and 370 Nm (272.9 lb-ft) of torque with an electrical motor. The completely excited synchronous motor (PSM) has a peak output of 105 kW and peak torque of 350 Nm (258.1 lb-ft). It and the separating clutch are built-in into the seven-speed S tronic, which makes use of extremely know-how to....



U.S. Particular Operators Will Quickly Be Utilizing This 6.5mm "Assault" Machine Gun

FN America has unveiled a prototype of its new Mk 48 Mod 2 machine gun within the 6.5mm Creedmoor cartridge, which it developed in response to a U.S. Particular Operations Command requirement. American particular operations forces are serious about buying an “assault” machine gun on this caliber, which might provide higher vary than current weapons that use the smaller 5.56x45mm cartridge, however would nonetheless be lighter than extra conventional mild machine weapons. The American subsidiary of Belgian gunmaker FN Herstal revealed the Mk 48 Mod 2 for the primary time on the Nationwide Protection Trade Affiliation’s annual Particular Operations Forces Trade Convention (SOFIC), which started on Might 20, 2019. The machine gun can be accessible chambered for the 7.62x51mm cartridge, identical to the earlier Mod zero and Mod 1 variants. FN debuted the 7.62x51mm Mod 2 model final yr, which incorporates a variety of different upgrades over the sooner fashions,....





Can a Rolls Royce Cullinan truly go off highway?

Throughout nearly the entire Rolls Royce Cullinan press launches, it’s been proven going off highway. Whereas that may not be essentially the most pure of settings for any Rolls Royce, even the Cullinan SUV, it’s definitely not one which feels overseas to the automotive. It’s surprisingly adept when the highway will get tough and muddy, regardless of its posh inside and glamorous badge. On this new video from TFLC, we see precisely that. On an off-road course in Texas, TFLC’s Andre Smirnov places the Rolls Royce Cullinan by way of its paces on mud, in a foot or two of water and up and down some steep inclines. With a Rolls consultant within the passengers seat, Smirnov appears a bit nervous as he pilots a $400,000 automotive by way of some fairly tough terrain. In reality, he makes a nervous face when he learns of the automotive’s worth. I’d too.....



Key Options Defined In Element

Hyundai took over three years to form the Venue right into a manufacturing mannequin from the Carlino idea which was showcased on the 2016 Auto Expo. The subcompact SUV section within the meantime noticed an inflow of fashions and all credible ones which turned out to be one of many prime sellers for his or her respective manufacturers. The Korean carmaker knew that it was required to supply a bit additional within the Hyundai Venue to outlive the huge competitors. It’s absolutely a unprecedented product each when it comes to specs and options as there are many segment-first components. Allow us to take you thru its key options. Hyundai Venue E S SX SX (O) 1.2 Kappa Petrol Rs. 6.50 lakh Rs. 7.20 lakh 1.Zero Turbo Petrol Rs. eight.21 lakh Rs. 9.54lakh Rs. 10.60 lakh 1.Zero Turbo Petrol Auto Rs. 9.35 lakh Rs. 11.10 lakh 1.Four U2 Diesel Rs. 7.75 lakh....





Watch the Renault Mégane R.S. Trophy-R Set a New FWD Report on the Nürburgring

Meet the brand new front-wheel-drive king of the Nürburgring: The Renault Mégane R.S. Trophy-R. Renault’s hottest new hatchback lapped the notorious 12.Eight-mile Nordschleife course used for ‘Ring record-keeping in 7:40.10 (that is three seconds quicker than the Honda Civic Sort R), and so they launched the lap video this morning to show it.  It did the complete 12.9-mile-long distance of your entire Nordschleife loop in a mind-blowing 7:45.389. Improvement driver Laurent Hurgon, who set two earlier Mégane R.S. Nürburgring data, was behind the wheel for this file lap on April 5, when the video was taken.  It is nice information for followers of three pedals, too, because the Mégane R.S. Trophy-R set the brand new front-wheel-drive file on the ‘Ring with a six-speed guide gearbox despite all of the reasoning continually thrown on the market about how a dual-clutch is quicker. Not right here, suckers!  The Mégane R.S. Trophy-R is....



MAHLE Motorsport Expands Dodge Cummins Line With 6.7L Diesel PowerPak Piston Equipment 

The world of diesel efficiency continues to broaden at an unbelievable charge. What was as soon as a distinct segment of a distinct segment in sizzling rodding has developed into a big and superior phase of the aftermarket and extremely regarded corporations are responding in variety. Take MAHLE for instance. The corporate has simply launched their new PowerPak piston equipment for six.7L Cummins diesel engines. These are efficiency pistons that use a selected excessive warmth tolerant alloy for these drag racers and truck pullers who plan on actually working their engines arduous. With piston pins made out of German metal, included stainless-steel Nitride ring set, arduous anodized prime ring grooves, and even an non-obligatory thermal barrier crown coating, MAHLE shouldn’t be messing round. By way of bodily building, the valve pockets are enlarged, the bowl has been modified to deal with elevated pressures and injection timing as nicely. Constructing a giant....





Honda clocks 300th MotoGP race win in France

With Marc Marquez of Repsol Honda winning the MotoGP 2019 Shark Helmets Grand Prix de France at Le Mans, Honda now has 300 victories at the top level of two-wheeled motorsport under its belt. With this weekend’s win, beating off a strong challenge by the Ducatis of Andrea Dovizioso and Danilo Petrucci, Marquez now has 47 MotoGP wins with 3 first places this season after five races. Honda won its first World Motorcycle Championship race back in 1966 at Hockenheim, Germany, with Jim Redman riding the RC181. This was followed by racing legend Mike Hailwood a few races later with a win in Brno in the then Czechoslovakia, today known as the Czech Republic. After decade languishing in the doldrums, Honda, through racing arm Honda Racing Corporation or HRC, mounted the podium with “Fast” Freddie Spencer riding the NS500 with a win at Spa-Francorchamps in 1982. That year also saw....