Oloi and NewYorKars present our next featured ride: Madison Miklancic’s 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII GSR. This was the generation that brought the Evolution the U.S. and Madison’s represents the final year before the Evo IX was introduced. Madison has modified the car to match her style and performance needs.
This 2008 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is a special entry into a long line of American sports cars. Part of the C6 generation, its big V-8 and lightweight construction offers true bang-for-buck performance that cannot be overlooked.
This 2011 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 is one of just 600 examples produced worldwide. Its 4.0-liter flat-six produces 500 hp and 493 lb-ft of torque and was the largest ever fitted into a 911 in its time. 0 to 60 mph takes 3.8 seconds and top speed is 193 miles per hour.
The 2020 Cadillac CT4 lineup includes Luxury, Premium Luxury, Sport, and V-Series trims. Cadillac’s hands-free Super Cruise is optional. Two available engines can be paired with either rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive systems. Prices start below $35K. The CT4-V gets 325 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque.
This 2014 Saab 9-3 Aero Turbo4 was the last of 420 final production Saab vehicles to leave the original factory. Its 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine puts out 220 horsepower through a six-speed automatic transmission. It sold for the USD equivalent of about $48,000.
Oloi and NewYorKars are shaking things up this month with our first motorcycle. This 2018 Triumph Street Twin is a beautiful blend of classic styling and modern convenience. The model was first introduced in 2016 and is based on the Triumph Bonneville, a nameplate that dates back more than half a century.
The 2020 Jeep Wrangler offers a 3.0-liter V-6 diesel engine. The EcoDiesel produces 260 horsepower and 442 pound-feet of torque and is borrowed from the Ram 1500. It will only be available on the four-door Wrangler Unlimited models paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The EPA estimates 25 combined mpg.
The Hyundai i30 N Project C is a lighter, more nimble version of the standard i30 N. The race-inspired hot hatchback uses carbon fiber-reinforced plastics and forged racing-inspired wheels to lighten things up. The Project C is limited to 600 units sold only in Europe.
The Lightyear One is the world’s first long-range solar-powered electric car. It can be charged via its solar panels or plugged into a conventional charger. It replenishes its battery while parked or in motion. Lightyear claims a 450-mile range. Prices start at about $170,000 and a European release is expected for early 2021.
The 2020 Mini Cooper SE is BMW’s first all-electric car since the i3. It is based on the standard Mini Cooper 2-door and will have a range of about 140 miles. Production starts at the end of the year and it should reach U.S. shores in March 2020.
Aston Martin confirmed the addition of the DBS Superleggera for the next Bond film, No Time to Die. Bond car veterans the V8 Vantage and DB5 return, and the the Valhalla hybrid hypercar will also make an appearance.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed that the hit video game Stardew Valley will soon be available to play on the in-car Tesla Arcade gaming hub. It joins a suite of games already available, including Cuphead and classic Atari titles.
Oloi and NewYorKars bring out our next featured ride, and it’s another off-roader. Nat Moody’s 1997 Jeep Wrangler TJ has been modified for the roughest and toughest trails. It gets a break every year when it is decked out for the holidays with reindeer and lights, giving Santa and his sleigh a run for their money.
Oloi and NewYorKars are proud to present Grant Squires’ 2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser as our next featured ride. Grant has put extensive time and effort into creating an off-road beast that conquers anything in its path. The story goes beyond the trail, however. This truck holds a special place in Grant’s family.
Oloi and NewYorKars are proud to feature our friend Denis DaSilva’s 2007 Audi RS 4 this month. It combines performance and luxury as only a German sedan can. The B7 RS 4 only came to the U.S. for two years and this example is even rarer for its Imola Yellow paint.
Autosport Designs in Long Island, N.Y. offers some of the rarest and most sought after cars to ever hit the road and track. The shop takes cars on consignment and offers other services. You can mainatain and store your car here, whether it’s a million-dollar exotic or high-mileage hatchback.