Day: February 16, 2021

a Raptor, a Raptor R, and Cadillac Blackwings

If negotiations between Apple and Hyundai-Kia bear fruit, there could be an autonomous Apple-designed, Kia-assembled car (or maybe more of a pod) on the roads in 2024. The two sides have been flirting since early January and are reportedly closing in on an agreement. If they manage to make a deal it’ll represent the culmination of a five-year effort by thousands of Apple employees to get into the mobility game.

2022 cadillac ct4 v blackwing and  ct5 v blackwing

Michael SimariCar and Driver

This Week in Sheetmetal

It was a wonderful week for reveals, starting off with the long-awaited launches of Cadillac’s CT5-V and CT4-V Blackwing sedans. The former will have a 668-hp V-8, the latter a 472-hp twin-turbo V-6, and both will be available with six-speed manual transmissions. It’s as if Cadillac made them just for us.

Ford unveiled the latest iteration of the F-150 Raptor in all its dune-crushing glory. The company also confirmed what we

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Relive the Glory Days of Le Mans With This 1958 Aston Martin DBR2 Recreation

Introduced at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1957, the DBR2 numbers only two examples of the breed. Even though it didn’t enjoy the success of the DBR1 on which it’s based, the open-top sports racing car is very desirable because of its rarity, prompting small companies to come up with replicas.
But chassis number TAD 645 isn’t your typical replica. The selling vendor – Fantasy Junction – refers to the vehicle as a recreation thanks to a three-year reconstruction headed by Team Surtees constructor Bob Egginton. What’s more, the DBR2 received the blessing of Aston Martin Works head Kingsley Riding-Felce as well as authentic components to ensure period correctness.

“Upon completion, the car received FIA papers in September 2000 and participated in the 2001 Goodwood Revival.” Imported to the United States in 2003, the DBR2 is titled as a 1958 Aston Martin for road use with a horn,

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