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Win an Airstream Caravel and 2021 Ford F-150

Posted in REVIEWS on July 30, 2021

Autoblog may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Pricing and availability are subject to change. No donation or payment necessary to enter or win this sweepstakes. See official rules on Omaze. The first time I ever saw an Airstream was as a kid in Canada, where a friend’s neighbor had actually built the camper into the side of his house (not recommended). It wasn’t until recently that I had the Read More »

Maserati Quattroporte Trofeo, GMC Yukon XL, Tesla earnings, Maine Mitsubishi Delicas | Autoblog Podcast #689

Posted in REVIEWS on July 30, 2021

In this episode of the Autoblog Podcast, Editor-in-Chief Greg Migliore is joined by Road Test Editor Zac Palmer. They discuss recently driven cars: the GMC Yukon XL diesel, Maserati Quattroporte Trofeo and Acura TLX Type-S. After that comes recent Tesla news along with cancelled Mitsubishi Delica registrations in the state of Maine. Finally, the editors help a reader spend their money on an affordable crossover. Send us your questions for the Mailbag and Spend My Read More »

Regular-cab, short-bed Chevy Silverado Trail Boss pickup looks great

Posted in REVIEWS on July 30, 2021

For all the wild popularity of full-size pickups, there's one configuration that U.S. buyers are no longer offered: the regular-cab, short-bed truck. Interestingly, however, GM still does make this configuration, and both the Chevrolet Silverado and the GMC Sierra are offered with it — in the Mexican market. That body style, however, is available solely in ultra-basic work-truck form. But a custom wheel shop, JC Wheels in the Mexican city of Culiacán, has converted one Read More »

Everything you'll need to repair a deep scratch

Posted in REVIEWS on July 30, 2021
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Autoblog may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Pricing and availability are subject to change. There are few things more annoying than a scratch in your paint. Luckily, depending on the size and severity of the scratch, a home repair is often feasible, and it can make a big difference in the overall look of your vehicle. The video above features AMMO's Larry Kosilla as he goes through the step-by-step Read More »

RM Sotheby's Monterey auction has 2-, 3-, and 4-wheeled oddities

Posted in REVIEWS on July 30, 2021

Monterey Car Week is back for 2021, starting Aug. 6, and with it comes an array of sales organized by the nation's leading auction house. RM Sotheby's catalog includes the usual multimillion-dollar offerings, like a 1929 Duesenberg Model J and a 1968 Porsche 911 R. But a stunningly diverse selection of two-, three-, and four-wheeled oddities will also cross the block. One of the more unusual-for-Sotheby's two-wheelers is a 1970 Solex 3800, which was one Read More »

Best tools you need to quickly evaluate a used car

Posted in REVIEWS on July 30, 2021
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Autoblog may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Pricing and availability are subject to change. It wasn't long ago that the 50,000-mile mark separated a good used car from one that had been excessively chewed on. Now, who needs to roll back an odometer? Sam Fiorani, VP of global vehicle forecasting at Auto Forecast Solutions, said, "The quality of vehicles has improved so much that a 150,000-mile Toyota Camry brings Read More »

Toyota's 37-year-old 70-Series Land Cruiser gets updated for 2022

Posted in REVIEWS on July 30, 2021

Australian motorists who want to explore the great outdoors in a new Toyota Land Cruiser have three options to choose from. One is the 70-Series model introduced in 1984. It's still being built, it's relatively popular Down Under, and it's about to receive a series of updates in order to keep going.  New safety regulations are at the root of the looming changes, according to Australian website Motoring. Starting in November 2022, all new cars Read More »

Tesla Megapack unit catches fire in Australia during testing

Posted in REVIEWS on July 30, 2021

SYDNEY — A fire broke out in a Tesla Megapack battery unit in Australia on Friday during testing of one of the world's biggest energy storage projects, run by France's Neoen SA, fire authorities said. The fire erupted during an initial trial of the high-profile energy project known as the Victorian Big Battery near Melbourne on Friday morning local time, authorities said, adding that nobody was injured and the facility was evacuated. "Neoen and Tesla Read More »

Tesla agrees to pay $1.5 million to settle battery throttling lawsuit

Posted in REVIEWS on July 30, 2021

Tesla has agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle claims a software update temporarily reduced maximum battery voltage in 1,743 Model S sedans, court documents show. Owners of the vehicles will get $625 each, which is "many times the prorated value of the temporarily reduced maximum voltage," according to the proposed settlement documents filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco. Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment.Lawyers for the owners Read More »

Lamborghini Tecnomar 63 yacht: Raging boat

Posted in REVIEWS on July 30, 2021

A year after being announced, the Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63 express cruiser is in the water with its first owner. The co-creation of Lamborghini Centro Stile and Italian boat maker Tecnomar, the water-borne speedster makes the most obvious nod toward the limited-edition Sián FKP 37 introduced in 2019, but gathers cues to the automaker's entire history. The Verde Gea paint matches the Sián's launch color. The helm seats come from the Huracan Evo and are Read More »