Following more than 15 years of development, Michelin is readying a special tire-and-wheel combination, called the Uptis, for passenger vehicles. The airless system is puncture-proof — which means no more flat tires and the related down time — and is claimed to require less energy to produce. In turn, this reduces landfill waste and the […]

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given one of the California-based start-up’s electric sedan models an official estimated range of 520 miles. The Lucid Air Dream Edition, one of five Air-branded models, comes with a 113-kilowatt/hour battery system plus front and rear electric motors that make a net 933 horsepower. The car stickers for $169,000, […]

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The Sleuth previously reported that the 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness — available now — would be joined by a Forester version for the coming model year, and it’s time for the details. As with the Outback, the Forester Wilderness comes with a bit more ground clearance, all-terrain tires mounted on black 17-inch wheels, a skid […]

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The bold and blocky off-roader with a sky-high price tag is about to add a gasoline-free variant. The almost production-ready EQG concept maintains the G-Class’s general shape, but has four electric motors (one for each wheel). The EQG also gets a driver-controlled two-speed automatic transmission. The body is attached to a separate ladder-type frame that […]

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The Sleuth is scratching his head over this one. The automaker will launch its first electric vehicle for the United States this fall and it will only be sold in California for the time being. For a $34,650 sticker price, the front-wheel-drive MX-30’s motor is rated at 144 horsepower and 200 pound-feet of torque. Mazda […]

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With the departure of the basic Golf hatchback after 2021 (leaving only the sporty GTI and R versions, which are being redesigned), the Jetta becomes the starting-point four-door car model in Volkswagen’s lineup. Changes for 2022 include new front and rear designs and new alloy wheels. Interior mods consist primarily of a revised digital instrument […]

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What child of the 1980s didn’t have a poster of this V-12-engined supercar on the bedroom wall? The Countach was in production for nearly 20 years, until 1990. Nearly 2,000 examples were built. It has now been revealed that the Countach name will return, but this time attached to a much-modified Lamborghini Aventador with design […]

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That appears to be a definite yes, although Honda’s premium division is tight-lipped about what form the vehicle will take. Only a teaser image has been released by the automaker at this time. The original Integra two- and four-door models were sold in North America from 1986 until 2001, when they were replaced by the […]

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Acura’s all-wheel-drive hybrid supercar is going out with a bang and not a whimper. Practically hand-built in its own dedicated facility in Ohio, the current-generation NSX has never been a huge seller —128 cars sold in 2020 in the United States, and 238 in 2019. It has been, however, a superb driver’s car and an […]

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It would seem the automaker wants to demonstrate its all-wheel-drive fleet is capable of extreme off-road agility. The previously announced 2022 Outback Wilderness edition has one inch more ground clearance, retuned suspension and transmission, and it gets all-terrain tires. It has also been revealed that a Forester Wilderness model with similar off-road adaptation will also […]

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