Automotive news, photos and videos – December 11th 2020

C8 Corvette Reimagined With C7 Rear Bumper, Nissan GT-R Round Taillights

2020-12-11 / Love it or hate it, the rear-end design of the C8 works remarkably well with the rest of the car; the C7 rear bumper and round headlights wouldn’t work at all

 

First-Ever 1967 Pontiac Firebird Coupe Can Be Had at Auction
First-Ever 1967 Pontiac Firebird Coupe Can Be Had at Auction

2020-12-11 / 1967 Pontiac Firebird Serial No. 002 is he first coupe of the family, selling together with the 001 convertible during a Mecum auction in January

 

2022 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe Still Rocking Full Camo Before Official Reveal
2022 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe Still Rocking Full Camo Before Official Reveal

2020-12-11 / The second generation of the BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe is just months away from its official unveiling, and BMW is still trying to hide its appearance

 

Pininfarina and Rossinavi's SuperSport 65 Megayacht Is a Large Pile of Cash Away
Pininfarina and Rossinavi’s SuperSport 65 Megayacht Is a Large Pile of Cash Away

2020-12-11 / This automotive-inspired superyacht is designed by Italian houses Pininfarina and Rossinavi; its four engines enable top speeds of 30 knots

 

1929 Ford Model A Street Rod Is the One That Got Away
1929 Ford Model A Street Rod Is the One That Got Away

2020-12-11 / 1929 Ford Model A Street Rod had all the makings to become a great purchase; unfortunately for most of us, it already sold

 

Here’s a Fix for the Android Auto Call Nightmare on Ford Models
Here’s a Fix for the Android Auto Call Nightmare on Ford Models

2020-12-11 / If making phone calls via Android Auto in your Ford isn’t working as expected, this old trick still seems to work for the majority of drivers

 

Dodge Challenger Hellcat, T/A 392, Mustang GT, Camaro SS Race at the Drag Strip
Dodge Challenger Hellcat, T/A 392, Mustang GT, Camaro SS Race at the Drag Strip

2020-12-11 / It may be a value-oriented proposition for strip-slaying customers, but the Hellcat has a hard time launching off the line due to wheel spin

 

This Gadget Sends a Phone Notification When the Car Battery Is About to Die
This Gadget Sends a Phone Notification When the Car Battery Is About to Die

2020-12-11 / Car+ Battery Sensor is a new device seeking crowdfunding support; it connects to your car battery and predicts its health

 

Nissan's ProPilot 2.0 Assist Tech: How It Works and What Are Its Limitations
Nissan’s ProPilot 2.0 Assist Tech: How It Works and What Are Its Limitations

2020-12-11 / The quest to create fully-autonomous vehicles and increasing safety in current cars has driven Nissan to enhance its ProPilot system to Level 3 capabilities

 

"Cybertruck Previews a Future I Don't Want to Live in," Says McLaren P1 Designer
“Cybertruck Previews a Future I Don’t Want to Live in,” Says McLaren P1 Designer

2020-12-11 / Frank Stephenson, the man who penned the McLaren P1 and the Ferrari F430, among others, has a more spiritual take on the impact of the Cybertruck’s design

 

What Car Would You Trade for This Clean-Cut 1959 Ford F-100?
What Car Would You Trade for This Clean-Cut 1959 Ford F-100?

2020-12-11 / Custom 1959 Ford F-100 completed no longer than two years ago is looking for a new owner in exchange for money or a car of similar value

 

Ares Design Goes for Vintage Looks and French Crystal With Wami Lalique Spyder
Ares Design Goes for Vintage Looks and French Crystal With Wami Lalique Spyder

2020-12-11 / Renowned French crystal maker Lalique and Italian studio Ares Design Modena have joined forces for a 1950s-inspired addition to the “Legends Reborn” program

 

Can James Bond's Aston Martin DB5 Drift? The Stig Investigates
Can James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 Drift? The Stig Investigates

2020-12-11 / We weren’t expecting The Stig to come out sideways in an Aston Martin DB5, even more so considering this is the car from the upcoming movie!

 

Here’s How a $112 Million Floating Home Looks Like: On Board Lunasea Superyacht
Here’s How a $112 Million Floating Home Looks Like: On Board Lunasea Superyacht

2020-12-11 / Commissioned by Australian billionaire John Symond, Lunasea (previously Hansa) is the most expensive vessel sold in 2020 and an absolute stunner

 

1946 Dodge Job-Rated Dump Truck Is an Art Deco Common Laborer
1946 Dodge Job-Rated Dump Truck Is an Art Deco Common Laborer

2020-12-11 / Someone was courageous enough to restore a 1946 Dodge Job-Rated W-Series dump truck and is now trying to sell it for a profit

 

A Christmas Miracle: Google Play Music Still Working on Android Auto
A Christmas Miracle: Google Play Music Still Working on Android Auto

2020-12-11 / Google has already killed off Google Play Music, recommending everyone to make the switch to YouTube Music; yet the app still works on Android Auto

 

Doug DeMuro Reviews $8 Million Bugatti Divo, It’s Surprisingly Comfortable
Doug DeMuro Reviews $8 Million Bugatti Divo, It’s Surprisingly Comfortable

2020-12-11 / Considering that a yearly oil change costs more than a compact hatchback, the Bugatti Divo isn’t for faint-hearted customers

 

Report Claims the Volkswagen ID.6 Will Be a Sedan, Not an SUV, Arriving in 2023
Report Claims the Volkswagen ID.6 Will Be a Sedan, Not an SUV, Arriving in 2023

2020-12-11 / It turns out the Volkswagen ID.6 might actually be a rival for BMW’s i4 and Mercedes-Benz’s EQC, and not an SUV as it was previously thought

 

Big Bend, Badlands and Wildtrack 2021 Ford Broncos Get Spotted Chilling Together
Big Bend, Badlands and Wildtrack 2021 Ford Broncos Get Spotted Chilling Together

2020-12-11 / Nice to see that three of the six available 2021 Ford Bronco trims (First Edition is sold out) can spend some quality time; they make for a neat photo session

 

Robot Dogs to Bark Korean: Hyundai Officially Buys Into Boston Dynamics
Robot Dogs to Bark Korean: Hyundai Officially Buys Into Boston Dynamics

2020-12-11 / South Korean carmaker Hyundai will pay $1.1 billion for an 80-percent controlling stake in American robotics company Boston Dynamics