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GMC Sierra EV Denali Teased, Debuts October 20th
The. electric version of the GMC Sierra Denali will be revealed on October 20 at 5 PM ET. The announcement was accompanied by a teaser video of the new truck, showcasing an enclosed grille, illuminated badging, and LED daytime running lights. Elsewhere, we can see a panoramic glass roof and slender LED taillights with a black surround.
2024 Cadillac Celestiq Flagship EV Debuts With 600 HP, 300 Miles Of Range And $300,000+ Price Tag
The 2024 Cadillac Celestiq is finally about to become a reality, with the production model offering 600 hp (447 kW / 608 PS) and 640 lb-ft (867 Nm) from a dual-motor all-wheel drive drivetrain. While the 200kW DC charging speed may be a tad disappointing, the 111 kWh battery pack will provide an estimated 300 miles (483 km) on a single charge.
2023 Jeep Avenger Detailed As A FWD Electric SUV For Europe, ICE Variant Coming Soon
The 2022 Paris Motor show got going yesterday, and while the day was pretty light on new car releases, there were a few debuts on offer. First off, was the public debut of the 2023 Jeep Avenger. This small electric crossover will remain exclusive for Europe, with an ICE version in the works. Also revealed was the Avenger 4×4 concept, with a chunkier design and extra ground clearance, slated for production.
BYD Storms Paris With Atto 3 Crossover, Han Sedan, And Tang SUV Highlighting Its European Launch
BYD means business in Europe, using the Paris Motor Show to roll out their three-pronged attack on the market. It includes the Atto 3 compact crossover, Han sedan, and Tang large SUV. The European Atto 3 comes fitted with a single front-mounted electric motor producing 201 hp (150 kW / 204 PS) for a range of 420 km (261 miles) on the WLTP cycle. The Han ups the ante with a dual-motor AWD powertrain producing a combined 510 hp (380 kW / 517 PS) and a 3.9-second 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) time. The Tang is the oldest of the lot but offers three rows of seating, a 510 hp (380 kW / 517 PS) AWD drivetrain, and 400 km (249 miles) of WLTP range.
$118,000 Hopium Machina Hydrogen EV Can Complete A Refill In 3 Minutes Offering 620-Mile Range
The Hopium Machina Vision has made its debut at the Paris Motor Show, with the French automaker now taking reservations — although prospective owners will be in for a long wait, with the first models only expected in 2025. The hydrogen-powered EV will be built in France and promises a range of up to 1,000 km (620 miles), with hydrogen refilling taking just three minutes.
New Dacia Duster Mat Edition Adds Flat Black Paint, More Kit For Limited Production Run
Dacia showed off the Manifesto concept at the Paris Motor Show, but alongside it presented a new limited-edition version of the Duster. The Mat Edition features a matte effect Comet Grey shade, black 17-inch alloy wheels, a high-gloss shark antenna, and matching mirror caps with an orange ribbon in the middle. The changes, although small, may just make this the most expensive Duster to date.
Super Cute Microlino Lite And Spiaggina Concepts Preview Upcoming Production Models
The Microlino Lite and Spiaggina concepts were introduced at the Paris Motor Show. The former is being used as a close-to-production study for a light quadricycle version, while the Spiaggina draws inspiration from the Fiat 600 and Citroen Mehari, featuring an open-air cabin and a two-tone canvas roof.
What Else Is Making The News
Red Bull Releases 10th Anniversary Documentary On Space Jump
10 YEARS AGO ?
it’s been a decade since Felix Baumgartner achieved the *iconic* space jump with Red Bull Stratos and nope we’ve not been the same since ?
new documentary released today – watch now ? https://t.co/4dGeij6X73 #redbullstratos #spacejump #felixbaumgartner pic.twitter.com/SRwUrOZ2h2
— Red Bull (@redbull) October 14, 2022
It’s been 10 years since Felix Baumgartner jumped out of a helium balloon capsule at the edge of space. Wearing a spacesuit, Baumgartner free fell for 119,431 feet before floating to safety for the remaining 8,400 feet. Red Bull has released a documentary entitled “Space Jump” with new footage to commemorate.
Esteban Ocon Delivers Ballon d’Or Trophy In Alpine F1 Car
Esteban Ocon delivered the Ballon D’or trophy tied to the top of an Alpine Formula 1 car. Piere Gasly, who will partner with Ocon next year, was also present at the event. The 2022 prize was awarded to Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema.