2023 Lotus Emira Review, Pricing, and Specs

Overview The 2023 Lotus Emira is the latest model from the legendary British automaker and the last to use an internal combustion engine. That’s right. Lotus is preparing for an all-electric future­, as previewed by the Evija hypercar. But before bidding adieu to its traditions, the company will treat purists to one final gas-burning sports car. As the successor to …

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A mix of Monaco and Monza

A mix of Monaco and Monza

Round eight of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship is on this weekend, and teams are in the city of Baku, home of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. The race is held on the Baku City Circuit, a Hermann Tilke-designed street circuit that stretches 3.73 miles and features the key characteristics of a long 1.3-mile straight and a long pit lining …

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We’ve Added a New Brake Test to Our Repertoire

We've Added a New Brake Test to Our Repertoire

Marc UrbanoCar and Driver From the June 2022 issue of Car and Driver. Car and Driver started testing vehicles’ acceleration way back in the 1950s, but it took us a decade to stop. That is, to measure the distance needed to stop. We initially conducted brake tests at 80 mph, but in the early 1970s, we settled on 70 mph. …

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News: Skoda factory opens its doors to the public again

News: Skoda factory opens its doors to the public again

“We are pleased to finally be able to offer our factory visit again after more than two years,” said Andrea Frydlová, head of the Skoda Museum. “The visit is worth it, because our factory has changed a lot during that period. In Mladá Boleslav, for example, we have started production of the all-electric ENYAQ iV family and MEB battery systems, …

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Teslas with Autopilot under NHTSA Investigation, Recall Possible

Teslas with Autopilot under NHTSA Investigation, Recall Possible

Michael SimariCar and Driver NHTSA opened a probe into Tesla’s Autopilot software last fall, then asked for more information, and is now expanding its investigation to an engineering analysis, which could lead to a recall. The problem under investigation is how Tesla’s driver-assistance software identifies potential incidents with stopped first responder vehicles, as well as how the cars alert the …

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News: Lightyear 0 goes into production

News: Lightyear 0 goes into production

The Lightyear 0 is equipped with a patented dual-curved solar panel covering an area of ​​five square meters, which allows the vehicle to recharge itself on the move or when parked outside. Under optimal conditions, Lightyear 0 can provide energy for itself with a range of 70 kilometers per day, above the estimated WLTP range of 625 kilometers. Thanks to …

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GMA T.50 sounds unreal doing a tunnel run

The Gordon Murray Automotive T.50 was designed to emphasize the driving experience over raw numbers. In one crucial area, it’s succeeded. This video posted to the Anytimespy YouTube channel shows a T.50 accompanied by several examples of its inspiration—the McLaren F1—as they drive through a tunnel on an F1 owners tour in Italy. The T.50 sounds absolutely unreal. The shriek …

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Autozine – Auto Test: Toyota bZ4X

Toyota bZ4X

After all, cars don’t have perfect names, because “bZ4X” does not roll the tongue easily. But there is a certain logic behind it! “bz” stands for “beyond zero” and denotes zero emissions. The number 4 indicates the size of the car; in this case medium size. The “X” stands for crossover. It makes sense that Toyota’s first all-electric car would …

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Out of Stock, Out of Mind

Out of Stock, Out of Mind

Illustration by Dilek BaykaraCar and Driver From the June 2022 issue of Car and Driver. There was a time when “chip shortage” meant the party was running low on Doritos. These days we know it’s part of a global disruption in manufacturing and shipping. The dearth of new vehicles at dealerships has led to a spike in used-car prices. More …

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