Good morning and welcome to our daily digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with…
Wagoneer McWagonFace? Jeep Asking Fans To Name Electric SUV Coming In 2024
Jeep originally revealed the new truck as the Wagoneer S but now wants your help choosing a permanent replacement for that placeholder name. Play nice, now…
Chevrolet FNR-XE Concept Is A Sexy Electric Sports Sedan For China That We Want Too
GM plans to roll out 15 new EVs across its brands by 2025, some of which will stay in China, while others will make it to North America. We’re hoping the production version of this D-segment sports sedan due in late 2023 makes the boat.
Sony And Honda Could Get PS5 Consoles Built In Their Electric Cars To Challenge Tesla
The new joint venture that Honda recently formed with Sony will use the latter’s music, movies, and, potentially, even the PlayStation 5 to gain an advantage over the competition. Tesla, meanwhile, looks like it might be adding Apple Music to its cars.
Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Caught Doing 152 MPH In A 55 MPH Zone
“Do you know why I stopped you today, sir?” It’s unlikely that the cop, in this case, bothered with that line given that the Aventador he chased down was clocked going almost three times the speed limit in California.
Happy Tanks-Giving! Massachusetts Car Dealer Gave Away $50,000 Of Fuel
The Norwood gas station owner followed up his “April Fuels Day” stunt with an even bigger giveaway just in time for a holiday weekend that AAA estimates will involve almost 49 million drivers hitting the road across the country.
New Praga Bohema Is A $1.3 Million, Nissan GT-R Powered Supercar
The R35 Nissan GT-R’s bi-turbo V6 isn’t exactly short on grunt, but Praga sends it to Litchfield in the UK for a dry-sump conversion and a 700 hp (710 PS) upgrade. Factor in the carbon-heavy Bohema’s feather-light 2,200 lbs curb weight and you’ve got the recipe for zero to 62 mph (100 km/h) in less than 2.3 seconds.
Bertone Teases New Supercar To Herald The Brand’s Revival
Bertone, the legendary design house behind classics like the Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GT Veloce, the Lamborghini Countach, the Citroën XM, and countless others, is being brought back from the dead by two brothers and has teased a very special supercar to celebrate that revival.
Hyundai is Rebuilding The 1974 Pony Coupe Concept With Giugiaro
Hyundai’s plans to put its wedgy 1974 coupe concept into production and bring it to America came to nothing. Still, almost 50 years later the Korean company is teaming up with original designer Giorgetto Giugiaro and his son Fabrizio to recreate the Pony Coupe show car.
What Else Is Making The News
Video Of Near Misses Makes UK Pedestrian Crossing Goes Viral
A Bradford man living near a dangerous zebra crossing which went viral on social media racking up more than 1.6 million TikTok views has appealed for help, saying he fears someone will “die on my doorstep,” BBC News reports.
GoPro’s Black Friday Deals Are Some Of The Best In Years
Been thinking about capturing some footage of your favorite car on the move? Then you’ll probably have been thinking about getting a GoPro action camera, and now is the perfect time to pull that trigger. The company’s Black Friday deals include 15 percent off everything on the site, says TechRadar.