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[VIDEO] Battery Powered C6 Convertible is One Electrifying Ride

Corvette Blogger - Tue, 02/27/2024 - 2:36pm

Check out the multiple videos from e-Grandpa on YouTube as he converted a 2008 Corvette Convertible to run fully off of electric power.

Continue reading [VIDEO] Battery Powered C6 Convertible is One Electrifying Ride at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

Renault 5 E-Tech's Denim Interior Is A Throwback To The 1980s R5 Blue Jeans Edition

Jalopnik - Tue, 02/27/2024 - 2:35pm

The Renault 5 E-Tech Electric is bringingstyle and fun back to the European auto market with a retro design that looks just as good in 2024 as it did in 1972, when the original Renault 5 came out. The 5, also known as the R5 and Le Car, was a huge success for Renault, spawning myriad models and versions across two…


Consumer Reports Says BMW Builds The Best Cars In The U.S.

Jalopnik - Tue, 02/27/2024 - 2:21pm

If there’s one thing that fans of ’80s and ’90s BMWs know is an irrefutable fact, it’s that ever since Chris Bangle got his grubby little paws on the German automaker’s designs, everything there is to love about BMW has been ruined. Ask the folks over at Consumer Reports, though, and they would beg to differ. CR has…


BTR Adds Dual Injector TRInity Intake Manifold For LS7 Engines

Corvettes Online News Feed - Tue, 02/27/2024 - 1:58pm
The latest addition to the high-performance TRInity Series intakes from BTR features dual injectors for boosted LS7 engine combinations.

[ACCIDENT] C3 Corvette Rounds a Corner and Crashes into a Pennsylvania Home

Corvette Blogger - Tue, 02/27/2024 - 1:55pm

The 20-year-old driver of this white C3 Corvette Coupe was rounding a corner and authorities believe he hit the gas instead of the brakes, causing the Corvette to leave the road and crash into the side of a house.

Continue reading [ACCIDENT] C3 Corvette Rounds a Corner and Crashes into a Pennsylvania Home at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

Ford Will Make Your Mustang Look Worse For Only $6,000

Jalopnik - Tue, 02/27/2024 - 1:35pm

As the reign of Nardo Gray draws to a close, automakers need a new paint trend to jump on. Of all things, it seems the industry is moving on to vinyl to fill that niche — paint protection films, which automakers are increasingly using to alter the color of your car without going so far as to paint it. Now, Ford is the…


Bugatti honors the Type 50S with latest Sur Mesure Chiron

Motor Authority - Tue, 02/27/2024 - 1:00pm
Bugatti secured its first overall win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1937 with the Type 57G Tank. However, the groundwork laid by earlier race cars is what allowed Bugatti to design the race winner. The automaker has now honored one of those earlier cars with a modern Chiron Super Sport customized by the Sur Mesure personalization department. The...

The World's Fastest Drone Showcased Max Verstappen's New Red Bull F1 Car

Jalopnik - Tue, 02/27/2024 - 12:40pm

We’ve seen amazing drone footage before. But when you throw in a World Championship winning Formula 1 driver with a custom, ultra-fast drone, and you have something exceptional. Red Bull, a brand that is always pushing boundaries, has just released amazing footage of Max Verstappen’s new F1 car., and it was all filmed…


Chevrolet Cuts Pricing on Two Wheels for the 2024 Corvette Stingray

Corvette Blogger - Tue, 02/27/2024 - 12:39pm

Chevrolet has just reduced the prices of their new 5-split spoke wheels for the 2024 Corvette Stingray. Both designs are now priced at $995 per set.

Continue reading Chevrolet Cuts Pricing on Two Wheels for the 2024 Corvette Stingray at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

Dad Customizes His Daughter's Old Power Wheels Jeep, Makes A Badass Little Truck

Jalopnik - Tue, 02/27/2024 - 12:25pm

Power Wheels are an important part of any car enthusiast’s childhood. I had one, and I’m sure you had one too, but every now and then they need a little sprucing up. That’s exactly what’s going on with this Power Wheels Jeep project I stumbled across on Instagram.


Elon Musk Promises To 'Make Things Good' With Black-Owned Bakery Tesla Screwed Over

Jalopnik - Tue, 02/27/2024 - 12:10pm

Elon Musk is not a man who is known for doing the right thing, but since a broken clock is still right twice a day, he may be doing just that. The Tesla CEO said that he would “make things good” with the black-owned bakery in San Jose, California that the automaker royally screwed over.


We Finally Know Why SpaceX’s Starship Exploded (Twice) During Its Second Flight

Jalopnik - Tue, 02/27/2024 - 11:51am

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has closed its investigation into the second Starship test flight, which SpaceX performed on November 18, 2023. With the inquiry concluded, SpaceX is now on track to advance its program, pending the necessary fixes.


2025 Infiniti QX80 teased, debuts March 20

Motor Authority - Tue, 02/27/2024 - 11:45am
The redesigned 2025 Infiniti QX80 makes its public debut on March 20, the Japanese luxury brand announced on Tuesday. Infiniti previewed the new flagship SUV's styling with the QX80 Monograph concept during 2023 Monterey Car Week last summer. Now teaser images of the production version in camouflage show that some of the details of the concept...

Retired Boeing 737 Max Manager Walked Off Of A Flight After Refusing To Fly On The Plane

Jalopnik - Tue, 02/27/2024 - 11:34am

The Boeing 737 Max door plug blowout on Alaska Airlines Flight 1282 has put the aircraft manufacturer and its newest plane under intense scrutiny. The incident has also brought several figures from 2019, after the pair of Max crashes that killed 346 people, back into the public eye.


License Plate Surveillance Startup Broke The Law While Trying To Reduce Crime

Jalopnik - Tue, 02/27/2024 - 11:20am

Flock, a startup which promotes a surveillance state, has installed car tracking cameras in 4,000 cities among 42 states. The company makes its money and shareholder value by delivering AI-based tracking hardware and software to local police departments, which are more than happy to pay Flock’s $3,000 annual fee. The…


Ford’s SuperVan Just Blitzed The Bathurst Lap Record Set In An Audi R8

Jalopnik - Tue, 02/27/2024 - 11:20am

What do you think holds the closed-wheel track record at the Mount Panorama circuit that hosts the Bathurst 500 every year? Probably something that looks a bit like Aston Martin’s new GT3 racer, right? Wrong, it’s actually an electric panel van from those clever folks at Ford Performance.


Don't Expect To See The Ford Bronco EV Or Maverick EV Until The 2030s: Report

Jalopnik - Tue, 02/27/2024 - 11:05am

Ford’s struggles with the EV side of its automobile business — which the company calls Model e — is no secret. Even though it still has big EV plans, the company has lost billions amid slowing EV demand, with models like the Mustang Mach-E getting its prices slashed as dealer stock piles up. Now it would seem those…


McLaren Artura Spider, Polestar 3 production: Car News Headlines

Motor Authority - Tue, 02/27/2024 - 11:00am
McLaren has added more power to the Artura, as well as the option of a convertible roof. The power upgrade adds 19 horsepower, or a combined 690 hp, to the plug-in hybrid supercar, and McLaren said the upgrade will be performed on cars that have already been delivered at no cost. The Polestar 3 has entered production at a plant in Chengdu, China...

Jalopnik's Biggest Takeaways From 'Formula 1: Drive To Survive' Season 6

Jalopnik - Tue, 02/27/2024 - 11:00am

In 2023, Max Verstappen and Red Bull Racing absolutely dominated the Formula 1 World Championship, and if you were a little bored by that prospect, well — I really can’t blame you. Thankfully, that monotony hasn’t translated to the latest installment of Netflix’s F1 docuseries “Drive to Survive.” The sixth season is…



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