Car Review: 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R

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2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R

DJ Seams Legit:  “Careful with this one” he said, offering me the keys. “Be very careful. If it steps out, it  will bite you.”

David Booth yaks weekly via his Motor Mouth column , but, almost as often, you’ll find him behind the wheel of some of the fastest supercars on the planet. So when he tells you a car is a bit on the hairy side it’s a lot like someone from Texas telling you the chilli is a little bit spicy. Handle with care is all I am saying.

The “one” in question is the 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R. The R stands for rage. Thanks to the 4.0L twin-turbo V8 nestled far back in its engine bay, this pretty little hate machine will sling you into the horizon with ease on its way to a 315 km/h top speed assuming

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Toyota Fortuner rival set to launch soon

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Ford Endeavour is set to be added with a new trim option with distinctive cosmetic changes to the exterior. The teasers of the upcoming Ford Endeavour Sport suggest it will boast an all-black theme. Expected to launch in the coming days, the Endeavour Sport will rival the Toyota Fortuner TRD and Mahindra Alturas G4, and then later on the MG Gloster as well when it is launched.

Ford has confirmed via Twitter that the SUV is in fact coming soon. “Get ready to check things off your bucket list & meet your ‘perfect’ partner for every challenge, every terrain, every journey & every milestone,” Ford wrote in the tweet.

Ford Endeavour Sport is not likely to get any mechanical changes which means it will be powered by the BS6 2.0-litre turbo-diesel EcoBlue engine that makes 170 hp and 420 Nm of torque and is

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Nissan Z Proto previews retro-inspired V6 sports car

Nissan’s hotly anticipated new generation of the Z sports car has been previewed with the Z Proto – a prototype with a twin-turbo V6 and manual gearbox.

It looks like the US will be a key market for the car. And there’s bad news for the UK and mainland Europe: the as-yet-unnamed new model won’t be offered for sale there. In a statement sent to Autocar, Nissan cited a “shrinking European sports car market and specific regulations on emissions” as the reasons why it was “unable to build a viable business case” for the car’s European release.

The Z Proto plays on the sporting sub-brand’s 50-year history, with a silhouette that “communicates respect for the original model”, the 240Z. The launch car’s yellow pearlescent paint is a tribute to the first-generation Z as well as the Z32-gen 300ZX of the 1990s.

Nissan also cites retro references in the bonnet profile

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Kia previews the seven electric cars it plans to launch by 2027

Kia released a dark design sketch to shine a sliver of light on the seven electric cars it plans to launch by 2027. It hopes that battery-powered models will represent at least 25% of its global sales by 2029.

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Long on vision but short on details, the image shows the vague outline of seven vehicles that will join the South Korean company’s range in the coming years. Company CEO Ho-Sung Song noted the models will be positioned in a variety of market segments, and the image depicts several different silhouettes. The cars on the left look like SUVs and crossovers, while the ones on the right seem to ride a bit lower; there may even be a sports car in the mix. All are linked by a crease-free design, though keep in mind they’re still under development.

Kia is not a newcomer to the electric car segment. It released its

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Car Rack Market – Roadmap for Recovery from COVID-19 | Increasing Demand For Smaller Cars to Boost the Market Growth

Technavio has been monitoring the car rack market and it is poised to grow by USD 1.60 bn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of almost 7% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Car Rack Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the growth of various industries, the immediate impact of the outbreak is varied. While a few industries will register a drop in demand, numerous others will continue to remain unscathed and show promising growth opportunities. Technavio’s in-depth research has all your needs covered as our research reports include all foreseeable market scenarios, including pre- & post-COVID-19 analysis. Download a Free Sample Report on COVID-19

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Car review: 2020 Lexus GS350 – News –

The 2020 Lexus GS350 is $58,335 as tested. The All-Weather Package added $290; 19-inch wheels, $660; power trunk, $400; park assist, $500; heated steering wheel and open-pore trim, $800.

I’ve never been convinced that the latest thing is always the best. I take the long-term approach to life and tends not to be an early adopter. Best to stick with simple and familiar.

Well, the GS may not be so simple, but it’s certainly familiar. The latest generation of GS was introduced for the 2016 model year, and its age is really starting to show. And while the 2020 is the end of the GS line, don’t write it off your list just yet.

The 3.5-liter V-6 engine creates 311 horsepower, plenty of oomph for a standard sedan. The translates into nice acceleration, with a 0 to 60 of 5.8 seconds, according to Car and Driver.

The all-wheel-drive test model

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Sunrise host David Koch explodes over lash technician dragged from car by cops in dramatic arrest

The lash technician who clashed with police during her dramatic arrest at a COVID-19 checkpoint in Victoria has come under fire from Sunrise host David Koch. 

Natalie Bonett, 29, continues to make headlines over the dramatic confrontation after she was stopped by police at a blockade in Wallan, north of Melbourne, on her way to work on Saturday.  

The officer told her it was against the law to have her phone attached to a car charger which was mounted onto her windshield.

Following a hostile exchange, the footage shows the officer reaching in to drag Ms Bonett from the driver’s seat.

The footage, which has since gone viral online has divided public opinion and was a hot topic of discussion on Sunrise on Monday. 

Natalie Bonett (pictured being questioned by police on Saturday) continues to make headlines and divide public opinion over the hostile confrontation

Koch didn’t hold back in

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Maserati MC20 Sports Car Revealed With 630 HP And An EV Option

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Maserati’s long-awaited coupe arrives with a powerful V6 and a fully electric option.

Remember the Maserati Alfieri concept from 2014? Remember when the company promised a production version you could actually buy shortly after said debut? Well, it’s 2020, and while we aren’t exactly getting a road-going version of the Alfieri, the company’s latest creation might be even better. This is the Maserati MC20.

Though it may not share the same name as the concept – or even the same looks – the Maserati MC20 packs more of a punch than the Alfieri likely ever could. The MC20 has a hugely powerful V6 and brand new technology inside, and it even comes in three different flavors: gas, electric, and convertible.

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The traditional gas-powered MC20 is the one we’re most excited about. Powered by a new twin-turbocharged, twin-combustion 3.0-liter V6, the Maserati produces

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Lamborghini’s 100th Birthday Celebration to be held at Tustin’s Marconi Auto Museum August 28 as a Fundraiser for “Motel Kids

The world tour celebrating the 100th birthday of the late founder of Lamborghini sports cars will make its first pit stop in the U.S. at the Marconi Automotive Museum (1302 Industrial Drive, Tustin) in the form of a fundraiser to help feed and house Southern California’s “motel kids.” Tickets for the birthday gala, which will be held on Sunday, August 28, are $275 each and there are a number of sponsorship opportunities that can be purchased by visiting Funds will benefit Caterina’s Club, a nonprofit that helps children whose families are forced to live in cramped, crime-ridden motels.
The evening will start at 5 p.m. with a cocktail reception during which guests will view Lamborghinis specially selected for the event along with the rest of owner Dick Marconi’s multi-million dollar car collection. They also will have an opportunity to meet scion Fabio Lamborghini, nephew of the founder and executive

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‘For A Non-Sporty Car, It’s Pretty Good’

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) CEO Elon Musk met with his Volkswagen AG (OTC: VWAGY) counterpart Herbert Diess at a small airport where the latter test drove ID.3 and ID.4 electric cars, according to a video released by the German automaker.

What Happened: The meeting took place at the Braunschweig airport where the Tesla CEO got a preview of VW’s ID range, as per a Tweet made by the German automaker.

The video was posted on Diess’ LinkedIn account where he noted that Musk was “quite critical with the available torque at higher speed.” while taking the ID.3 test drive.

“Just to be clear: We just drove the ID.3 and had a chat – there

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