Automotive news, photos and videos – December 24th 2020

3,700-Mile 2002 Chevrolet Corvette Z51 Manual Offered on Bring a Trailer

2020-12-24 / Probably the best C5 you’ll see this year, chassis number 1G1YY22GX25115592 currently sits at $15,555 with seven days of bidding left

 

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 "Super Wagon" Flexes Family Muscle
Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 “Super Wagon” Flexes Family Muscle

2020-12-24 / While Ford has never offered the Mustang in wagon form, the aftermarket industry has explored the avenue, with this rendering doing just that

 

Volvo Continues Its EV Charge with Sleeker Recharge Model Revealed Next March
Volvo Continues Its EV Charge with Sleeker Recharge Model Revealed Next March

2020-12-24 / Despite a very aggressive deadline (50% EVs by 2025), the Swedes are only just beginning to release their first all-electric models

 

2022 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe Camouflage Leaves Almost Nothing to Imagination
2022 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe Camouflage Leaves Almost Nothing to Imagination

2020-12-24 / BMW’s smallest four-door coupe is about to receive a second generation and the Bavarian carmaker has already started shedding camouflage from its prototypes

 

Ken Block Stars in a Ford vs. Ferrari Drag Race, F8 Tributo Comes Out To Play
Ken Block Stars in a Ford vs. Ferrari Drag Race, F8 Tributo Comes Out To Play

2020-12-24 / They’ve done it again, pitching the Hoonicorn against yet another supercar; the Senna couldn’t cut it, but will this Ferrari come close?

 

How Does the 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI Compare to the Iconic Mk5 GTI?
How Does the 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI Compare to the Iconic Mk5 GTI?

2020-12-24 / The Mk8 Golf GTI is excellent, but it doesn’t do things like refinement, simplicity or feel as well as its ancestor from three generations ago

 

Only 50 Copies of the Ducati XDiavel Black Star Will Reach North American Soil
Only 50 Copies of the Ducati XDiavel Black Star Will Reach North American Soil

2020-12-24 / The XDiavel’s malicious Testastretta DVT 1262 will be more than happy to deliver as much as 152 hp and 93 pound-feet (126 Nm) of brutal twist at optimal revs

 

2022 Toyota Land Cruiser 300 Won't Be Sold Stateside, "Triumphant Return" Mooted
2022 Toyota Land Cruiser 300 Won’t Be Sold Stateside, “Triumphant Return” Mooted

2020-12-24 / As fate would have it, a dealer understands that Toyota plans a sabbatical for the Land Cruiser before the J300 makes a “triumphant return” stateside

 

Harley-Davidson GP S Le Mans Is a $50K Stage IV Monster
Harley-Davidson GP S Le Mans Is a $50K Stage IV Monster

2020-12-24 / Harley-Davidson GP S Le Mans is a Breakout conversion handled by German custom shop Thunderbike, changes worth close to $50k

 

56-Mile 1987 Buick Grand National Garage Find Gets First Wash in 34 Years
56-Mile 1987 Buick Grand National Garage Find Gets First Wash in 34 Years

2020-12-24 / This 1987 has so many quirks and features that we wouldn’t be surprised if Doug DeMuro is its new owner; but seriously, Grand Nationals are cool, and valuable

 

Nissan 400Z Described as a "Dance Partner" by Chief Product Specialist
Nissan 400Z Described as a “Dance Partner” by Chief Product Specialist

2020-12-24 / According to Hiroshi Tamura, the 400Z must move right, look right, and be something that produces a smile on the customer’s face

 

Mr. White’s Horrendous Pontiac Aztek Gets a Heisenberg Makeover
Mr. White’s Horrendous Pontiac Aztek Gets a Heisenberg Makeover

2020-12-24 / Would Bryan Cranston be tempted to return for a sixth season of the series if his character got a new car? Yes, we’re still having this conversation

 

Ford Ranger Raptor Would Be an Incredible Mario Kart, So Would Others
Ford Ranger Raptor Would Be an Incredible Mario Kart, So Would Others

2020-12-24 / Mario Kart uses made up vehicles for racing, but what if the characters got real-world cars to drive on their virtual courses?

 

Wheeler Dealers 1983 Volkswagen Golf GTI Listed for Sale on eBay for $18,500
Wheeler Dealers 1983 Volkswagen Golf GTI Listed for Sale on eBay for $18,500

2020-12-24 / Sold for $9,500 by Mike Brewer two years ago, this 1983 VW Rabbit GTI with Golf GTI parts now costs almost double that amount

 

2015 BMW 760Li vs. 2020 BMW M760Li Drag Race Has Russian Mob Vibes
2015 BMW 760Li vs. 2020 BMW M760Li Drag Race Has Russian Mob Vibes

2020-12-16 / These are the kind of cars you don’t go flipping off their driver unless you’re armed to the teeth, especially when the license plate reads MO55KVA

 

From Tesla to MINI, Any Car Can Be Santa’s Sleigh
From Tesla to MINI, Any Car Can Be Santa’s Sleigh

2020-12-24 / No one has ever seen Santa’s sleigh, so who’s to say the thing couldn’t be based on one of the car models currently on the market?

 

Pontiac G6 Driver Does All Kinds of Wrongs Through Busy Intersection
Pontiac G6 Driver Does All Kinds of Wrongs Through Busy Intersection

2020-12-23 / You know how you make a fool out of yourself with one thing, and then you keep making it worse? Well, this driver certainly knows that feeling now

 

Reverse Mars Mission Enters New Stage, Sample Return Hardware in the Works
Reverse Mars Mission Enters New Stage, Sample Return Hardware in the Works

2020-12-24 / NASA and ESA agree to mature critical technologies and make critical design decisions for the Mars Sample Return Mission

 

Yamaha Combines Speed and Extreme Off-Road Capability Into One Amazing UTV
Yamaha Combines Speed and Extreme Off-Road Capability Into One Amazing UTV

2020-12-24 / Yamaha managed to build one of the best all-around side-by-sides out there in the form of the new 2021 YXZ1000R SS XT-R priced from just under $22k

 

This Apple Car Looks Like a Mouse With Wheels, Comes Without a Battery and Cable
This Apple Car Looks Like a Mouse With Wheels, Comes Without a Battery and Cable

2020-12-24 / Independent concept video envisions the overly discussed Apple Car which according to the latest speculation is supposed to go live in 2024 at the earliest