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.
This 2014 Saab 9-3 Aero Turbo4 is 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 is expected to sell somewhere between $35K to $45K.
The 2020 Cadillac CT4 lineup includes Sport, Luxury, Premium Luxury, 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.
The 2020 Audi RS 7 Sportback made its first appearance at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Its V-8 engine is the same one found in the 2020 RS 6 Avant, and it produces 600 horsepower. A mild hybrid option and room for five passengers are new features for the high-performance grand tourer.
The 2020 Jeep Wrangler will offer 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 2020 Audi RS 6 Avant performance wagon is coming to the U.S. next year. Its turbocharged V-8 produces 591 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque. It will hit 60 mph in 3.6 seconds. It is the first RS 6 model to come to America since the 2003 RS 6 sedan, which was only available here for one year.
The Hyundai i30 N Project C is a lighter, more nimble version of the standard i30 N. Hyundai revealed a camouflaged example ahead of its debut at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show in September. The race-inspired hot hatchback uses carbon fiber-reinforced plastics and lightweight wheels to lighten things up. The Project C will be limited to 600 units to be sold only in Europe.
The 2020 Acura NSX is offering two paint options that pay homage to the first-generation NSX. Indy Yellow Pearl pays homage to Spa Yellow, which was offered on the original NSX from 1997–2003. Berlina Black is also making a return, and this color was available for the first-gen NSX’s entire run.
Pickups, luxury vehicles, and vehicles with large engines top the Highway Loss Data Institute’s (HLDI) list of vehicles most likely to be stolen. Electric vehicles occupy the other end of the spectrum and have traditionally been targeted less often by thieves.
Racing legend Mario Andretti’s 1984 Lamborghini Countach LP5000 S was on sale for just under $500k. Andretti is one of the most well-known and enduring drivers in motorsport history and the Countach is among the most desirable exotics ever produced. This is as good as it gets when it comes to provenance.
You can spend the night inside the famous Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. A listing on Airbnb shows the 27-foot long rolling piece of pop culture show that it has been refurbished to provide accommodations for two people. Hot dog-themed amenities, free gifts, and an outdoor picnic area are included in the one-night experience.
The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray was revealed in blimp a hangar in Tustin California. The C8 will be the first production mid-engined Corvette. The 6.2-liter V-8 LT2 motor produces 495 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque. Chevrolet says it will do 0-60 mph in under 3 seconds.
The annual Amazon Prime Day is in full swing and there are some great limited-time offers for automotive accessories and parts. We rounded up some of our favorite discounted deals for Prime Day 2019, which runs July 15-16.