Automotive news, photos and videos – November 1st 2020

New Google Phone, Old Android Auto Issues as the Struggle Continues

2020-11-01 / Connectivity issues and random Android Auto crashes reported by those who recently purchased the all-new Google Pixel 5 phone

 

Forget About Google Maps as Apple Releases Key Maps Feature for More Users
Forget About Google Maps as Apple Releases Key Maps Feature for More Users

2020-11-01 / The Transit feature that comes bundled with Apple Maps is now available across Italy despite Apple still claiming it only works in Rome

 

German Tuner’s Audi RS6 Avant Loves Its Aftermarket Gains
German Tuner’s Audi RS6 Avant Loves Its Aftermarket Gains

2020-11-01 / The authors behind this fascinating undertaking are none other than the specialists over at ABT Sportsline – a firm that requires no introduction whatsoever

 

Harley-Davidson Vader’s Fist Has Stormtrooper on the Tank, Upgrades Worth $17K
Harley-Davidson Vader’s Fist Has Stormtrooper on the Tank, Upgrades Worth $17K

2020-11-01 / Harley-Davidson Vader’s Fist is a Street Bob custom build by Thunderbike, created as a nod to Star Wars and the Stormtroopers

 

Ducati Scrambler 800 Steps Inside South Garage’s Bespoke Wardrobe
Ducati Scrambler 800 Steps Inside South Garage’s Bespoke Wardrobe

2020-10-31 / When seeking to create a ravishing custom two-wheeler, Ducati’s Scrambler appears to be a popular weapon of choice for workshops worldwide

 

This 1968 Chevrolet Camaro Fell Victim to a Mouse Attack, Still Adorable
This 1968 Chevrolet Camaro Fell Victim to a Mouse Attack, Still Adorable

2020-11-01 / A 1968 Chevrolet Camaro that has already been restored during the ‘80s had a hard time dealing with the attack of the mice

 

Matteucci Garage’s Suzuki GS550 Is the Embodiment of Moto Grace
Matteucci Garage’s Suzuki GS550 Is the Embodiment of Moto Grace

2020-10-31 / When it comes to gorgeous works of two-wheeled art, Italy’s aftermarket experts are among the industry’s most gifted craftsmen

 

Someone Paid $1.1 Million for This Steam-Powered 1932 Fowler Road Locomotive
Someone Paid $1.1 Million for This Steam-Powered 1932 Fowler Road Locomotive

2020-11-01 / One of just four Steam-powered 1932 Fowler road locomotives sold last week during a Bonhams auction for £900,000 ($1.1 million))

 

Custom Royal Enfield Continental GT Morphed at the Hands of MotoMax
Custom Royal Enfield Continental GT Morphed at the Hands of MotoMax

2020-10-31 / Let’s set things straight: this donor is no superstar. Nonetheless, the Australian workshop’s aftermarket magic certainly works wonders

 

First-Year Chevrolet Camaro Dreams to Be an SS, Looks Retro with All the Rust
First-Year Chevrolet Camaro Dreams to Be an SS, Looks Retro with All the Rust

2020-11-01 / A first-year Chevrolet Camaro is currently being auctioned off online, and the owner claims the car runs and drives just fine

 

Origin8or’s Unique Honda CB750 Will Delight Your Eyesight
Origin8or’s Unique Honda CB750 Will Delight Your Eyesight

2020-10-31 / As you browse this workshop’s portfolio, you’ll find no shortage of remarkable one-off masterpieces of all shapes and sizes. This CB750 is among the sexiest

 

808 HP Ford Mustang GT Heritage Edition Still Around, Smokes Some Tires
808 HP Ford Mustang GT Heritage Edition Still Around, Smokes Some Tires

2020-11-01 / The limited production version Hennessey Ford Mustang GT Heritage Edition still around some two years after the tuner first announced it

 

Final C7 Chevrolet Corvette and First C8 in Canada Were Auctioned for Kids
Final C7 Chevrolet Corvette and First C8 in Canada Were Auctioned for Kids

2020-11-01 / GM Canada supported the Durham Children’s Aid Foundation by giving away all the proceeds from the live auction of the orange and red Corvettes

 

GiaMi Gives Kawasaki Z1000 a Sexy Cafe Racer Attitude
GiaMi Gives Kawasaki Z1000 a Sexy Cafe Racer Attitude

2020-10-31 / While this may not be the first GiaMi-made venture we’ve featured, it’s certainly the grooviest. I mean, just look at that neat bodywork

 

This 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle Barn Find Comes with a Big Surprise on the Clock
This 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle Barn Find Comes with a Big Surprise on the Clock

2020-11-01 / This ’72 Chevrolet Chevelle that’s now listed for sale comes with a surprisingly-low mileage, and the owners claim it’s all original

 

This BMW R80/7 Is a Surreal Work of Two-Wheeled Art from RBG
This BMW R80/7 Is a Surreal Work of Two-Wheeled Art from RBG

2020-10-31 / Right, I’ll admit I might be slightly obsessed with custom motorcycles of all shapes and sizes. RBG’s stunning R80/7 certainly feeds that passion

 

The Titan Is Tamarit Motorcycles’ Reimagined Triumph Thruxton 900
The Titan Is Tamarit Motorcycles’ Reimagined Triumph Thruxton 900

2020-10-31 / It doesn’t just host a selection of top-shelf aftermarket items, the Titan also wears Tamarit’s very own unmistakable bodywork wizardry

 

Google Maps Can Help You Get the Best Android Phone Substantially Cheaper
Google Maps Can Help You Get the Best Android Phone Substantially Cheaper

2020-11-01 / Google starts reaching out to Google Maps Local Guides with an offer they can’t refuse: a 10% discount for the all-new Google Pixel 5

 

BBB Takes 1995 Ducati 916 on a Bespoke Safari
BBB Takes 1995 Ducati 916 on a Bespoke Safari

2020-10-31 / Meet Cafecorse, Barn Built Bikes’ sensational Ducati 916-based superstar. It simply begs you to twist that throttle with utter confidence

 

Mysterious Android Auto Update Shows Up Totally Out of the Blue
Mysterious Android Auto Update Shows Up Totally Out of the Blue

2020-11-01 / A new version of Android Auto is now available for download, though, at first glance, it’s not clear what it brings fresh to the table