Lucid Air 2024: Keeping Up With The Times
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by Ammad Quraishi
6d ago
In the realm of electric vehicles, where advancements are rapid and innovation is constant, Lucid Motors marks some notable progress. The automaker announced today the new 2024 Lucid Air Grand Touring, with a mild, yet important refresh over its existing 2022 and 2023 models. At the forefront of the Air Grand Touring’s enhancements is its remarkable range. Despite the increasingly stringent electric range testing procedures set forth by the EPA, the new Grand Touring maintains its EPA-estimated range of 516 miles – still the leader in the EV segment. What’s particularly noteworthy is its capac ..read more
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Report: Adrian Newey To Leave Red Bull 
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by Jack Nelligan
3w ago
Adrian Newey CTO of Red Bull Racing could be on his way out of the team ahead of the 2026 season possibly going to rivals Ferrari or Aston Martin, this is apparently becuase Newey is unhappy with the unrest that the situation surrounding Team Principal Christian Horner has created since the allegatons against the TP arose in February of this year. Newey, regarded as the greatest Formula 1 designer in history, has told Red Bull he wants to move on, The British design chief has been strongly linked with Ferrari and is known to have been made an offer by Aston Martin, but he is likely to be of in ..read more
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The Grand Tour set to continue on Prime Video with new presenters
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by Jack Nelligan
1M ago
Industry publication Broadcast reports that Lambert will take over from original producers Grand Tour Productions which was set up when Clarkson, Hammond and May moved from Top Gear on the BBC in 2015. The trio recently announced they had filmed their final episode. It’s understood the format will be ‘updated’ and will have a new line-up of presenters, though the series is yet to be formally commissioned or announced by Amazon. Further details about the new series will be announced in due course. The Sun previously reported that Clarkson, Hammond and May are “happy” with Amazon potentially con ..read more
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Cars you never knew existed part 5: The Audi R8 LMX
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by J W
1M ago
WHAT EXACTLY IS THIS? This is the Audi R8 LMX,  a special edition R8 inspired by Audi’s great success at the 24 hours of Lemans, hence the name, Lemans exclusive. SO WHAT LEMANS-TYPE FEATURES DOES THIS HAVE? The lights for a start, are ‘Laser LED lights’- the first on a production run road car. Originally derived from Audi’s Lemans program, they made it onto the road on the LMX first, today’s generation of laser lights can display images, and play films. We’ve come a long way, haven’t we? SO HOW GOOD ARE THESE LIGHTS? According to Audi, it generates a range of about twice as much as the ..read more
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130: Night Run
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by Álvaro Martínez
2M ago
It was a cold morning in March, my phone was constantly beeping on my desk with insistence as it kept its flashlight blinking towards the roof of my room. I would soon get up from my bed and feel sluggish as I made my way towards the desk; One quick look at my phone screen showed that it was already 5:00AM. I looked at the day on the screen with a soft smile on my face, knowing that it was my birthday… I didn’t expect to wake up with a pile of gifts under my bed, much less a party or chocolate cake on the table. But as I washed my face on the sink, I took another look at the phone… surely ther ..read more
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Farewell Touchscreens?
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by Álvaro Martínez
2M ago
The usage of touchscreens in cars is one of the biggest controversies in which the automobile sector is currently involved on, while manufacturers are pushing for bigger touchscreens… Users aren’t that convinced about the advantages touchscreens give, but surely they are about the disadvantages. The biggest of these inconveniences so far is needing to use the touchscreen for functions that used to be acessible with a simple touch of a button. Not only its a usability problem, its also a problem of safety having to use a touchscreen for basic functions which opens the door to lots of distractio ..read more
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The Grand Tour heads to Poland and Italy via streaming deal
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by Jack Nelligan
3M ago
WBD said it had acquired eight unscripted series for its linear networks in European markets, including the two UK originals from Prime Video, Amazon Originals. Seasons one and two of The Grand Tour and Clarkson’s Farm have been acquired from Amazon MGM Studios Distribution for the Polish networks TTV and Metro, with The Grand Tour also set to air on TVN Turbo. In Italy, The Grand Tour will premiere on MotorTrend and Clarkson’s Farm will be shown on DMAX. WBD said the deals further enhanced its content offering in Europe, giving viewers a greater variety of content across its portfolio of netw ..read more
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A simple solution to the range problem
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by Álvaro Martínez
3M ago
In the evergrowing automotive industry an important revolution took place with cars like the Nissan Leaf, Renault ZOE or the popular Tesla model 3. All of these varied car models aimed towards providing the public with cheap and sustainable mobility, the later model however proved itself to be a success in marketing terms considering the amount of vehicles sold in the world. However, All of the cheapest BEVs of this era suffer from a pretty simple problem that our ancient ICEs never had any trouble with… Range! Most of us know well this specific drawback with BEV vehicles and how much of a has ..read more
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 How to: Make a cheap dash cam.
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by Álvaro Martínez
3M ago
I’m sure that many members of PRNDL have modified cars and wish to record their track laps, others just began to drive their first cars and need something for insurance claims. And yet despite the wide range of options in the market there’s apparently no models that meet all their needs or… are simply way too expensive or require too much hassle to install. So, today I will be showing you how to turn one of your old cellphones into a cheap and simple onboard camera for your car shall you need it, the requirements for this thankfully are few and not extremely expensive.  NEEDED MATERIALS ..read more
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Cars you never knew existed part 4: The Ferrari 456 GT Venice
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by J W
3M ago
WHAT EXACTLY IS THIS? This is a Ferrari 456 GT. Of course, if you know your Ferraris, you will know that the 456 GT is a two-door coupe, not a 4-door estate car. You will also know that this car can’t be found on the official Ferrari website. You might even be thinking this is done all after market. But no. This is official SO WHY DOES THIS CAR EXIST? It was a member of the Brunei royal family who commissioned the car, purchasing 6 of 7 456 venice ever built by Pininfarina. Ah yes. Its a ‘real’ Ferrari, but built and designed by Pininfarina  SO WHAT HAPPENED TO THE OTHER ONE? We don’t kno ..read more
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