Hennessey has long been known for producing high performance, go fast vehicles. Here’s a look at their, go almost anywhere, Velociraptor 6×6.
Elon Musk tweeted yesterday that in about 6 weeks Tesla owners an over-the-air software update which will have an advanced summon feature. This update will apply to vehicle with the AutoPilot 2.0 and up hardware.
Tesla advanced Summon ready in ~6 weeks! Just an over-the-air software upgrade, so will work on all cars made in past 2 years (Autopilot hardware V2+).
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 1, 2018
The Chevy Bolt and Nissan LEAF have seen a decline in US sales during 2018 while the Tesla Model 3 continues to ramp up. If you’re considering one of these electric cars, take a look at this side by side comparison Edmonds did earlier in the year.
The first US destined Jaguar I-Pace was recently delivered to a family in Florida. Here’s an older video from Driven Car Reviews who got an early look at the new, all-electric powered offering from Jaguar.
For more our the Jaguar I-Pace, check out their official home page. https://www.jaguarusa.com/all-models/i-pace/index.html
The Vision – A LEGO Bugatti Chiron
Quite simply, a full scale LEGO Bugatti. LEGO decided to back up their statement for their LEGO Technic series about “Build for Real”. The vision? They had a team build a 1:1 scale of the Bugatti Chiron. The LEGO built car can even drive and is powered by LEGO Technic Power Function motors. This makes your typical LEGO set build look extremely elementary.
This build was done at the LEGO facility in Kladno, part of the Czech Republic. Designers at this facility specialize in creating complex models that are displayed at Lego stores and the LEGOLAND theme parks across the world. For this project they had a core team of 16 individuals. These individuals logged over 13,000 hours to create the car, one piece at a time.
You can find out more information on this insane LEGO Bugatti Chiron build at http://lego.build/forreal
Always take proper safety precautions around fire, this article is not intended for children. I’ve used blow torches/weedburners for many years now. They can make it much easier to start bonfires and to get rid of weeds growing in gravel driveways, etc. Whenever fire is involved, always play it safe.
Boring Company Not a Flamethrower
If you’ve followed Elon Musk at all, you probably heard about his announcement to raise funds for his Boring Company through some merchandising. Elon has referred to the movie Spaceballs before and likely got some ideas from the merchandising scene. Originally 50,000 hats, and then came Flamethowers which were initially presumed by many to be a joke, but it wasn’t…
Driven Car Reviews takes the Porsche Mission E Taycan Cross Turismo Concept Electric vehicle on a test drive!
Electrek has an article which includes concept renderings of the direction the interior of the Tesla Model S and Model X may be headed. It’s a direction towards a more minimalistic interior which takes similar queues from the Tesla Model 3 and may also reduce production cost.
What are your thoughts on this new interior design? Comment below.
VLF Automotive might be a luxury automotive manufacturer you’ve never heard of, but it has some familiar faces from the automotive industry. VLF was co-founded by Bob Lutz and Gilbert Villereal. Lutz spent most of his career with General Motors, but with a handful of other automotive manufacturers including Chrysler when the original Dodge Viper was developed. Henrik Fisker joined VLF Automotive in 2016 and is a renowned designer in the industry.
Starting a new car manufacturing company is no small feat, what will the future hold VLF?