Automotive news, photos and videos – November 29th 2020

Ford Megazilla V8 Crate Engine Confirmed With More Power than the 7.3L Godzilla

2020-11-29 / The Godzilla V8 crate engine will be followed by the Megazilla V8 crate engine, and yes, more power is on the menu from the 7.3-liter leviathan

 

Richard Hammond Criticizes the 2020 Land Rover Defender
Richard Hammond Criticizes the 2020 Land Rover Defender

2020-11-29 / When Land Rover takes a jab at Land Rover for the all-new Defender, you know that Land Rover has messed up this redesign badly

 

E3 From Airwheel Is a Folding E-bike or Scooter That Fits in Your Backpack
E3 From Airwheel Is a Folding E-bike or Scooter That Fits in Your Backpack

2020-11-28 / This device is called an e-bike by its makers but behaves more like a scooter with eight-inch wheels. Foldable design a bit larger than your average tablet.

 

TFL Buys New Ford F-150 Raptor, Buying Experience Was "Painful and Unpleasant"
TFL Buys New Ford F-150 Raptor, Buying Experience Was “Painful and Unpleasant”

2020-11-29 / Selling the F-250 Super Duty was easy, but buying a brand-new Ford F-150 Raptor was a little more complicated for TFL Truck

 

Baby Jeep Wrangler Looks Like the Electric Offroader We Need
Baby Jeep Wrangler Looks Like the Electric Offroader We Need

2020-11-29 / While this is but a rendering coming from outside the company, Jeep is believed to be working on a a offroad-savvy model slotted below the Wrangler

 

An EV Decade On, Nissan's 2021 Leaf Sadly Doesn't Matter As Much As It Used To
An EV Decade On, Nissan’s 2021 Leaf Sadly Doesn’t Matter As Much As It Used To

2020-11-29 / The Japanese automaker is rightfully proud of its fully electric compact car, even though its global EV sales crown has been usurped by Tesla

 

Chevrolet Silverado "Rental Racer" Looks Like a Quarter-Mile Solution
Chevrolet Silverado “Rental Racer” Looks Like a Quarter-Mile Solution

2020-11-29 / An independent artist named Abimelec Arellano has come up with a rendering that could make for a brilliant marketing exercise

 

C8 Chevy Corvette Road-Trips From LA to Utah Testing All-Season Performance Tire
C8 Chevy Corvette Road-Trips From LA to Utah Testing All-Season Performance Tire

2020-11-29 / Here’s a question that’s been harrowing drivers in modern times – is a set of all-season rubber better than two separate sets of winter/summer tires?

 

Reserved and Minimalist Korean Design Is Primed with Their Version of an E-bike
Reserved and Minimalist Korean Design Is Primed with Their Version of an E-bike

2020-11-28 / This e-bike is only an exterior design. Long flowing lines and seemingly internal routing are its main attributes. Nothing about power levels is known.

 

Ford Mustang GT500 Is Not Sold in Europe Yet Hot Laps the Hockenheim Anyway
Ford Mustang GT500 Is Not Sold in Europe Yet Hot Laps the Hockenheim Anyway

2020-11-29 / Where there is a will, there’s a way, so we’re not entirely surprised the top-dog Mustang somehow managed to find time for a hot lap on the Hockenheim racetrack

 

Rare 1957 Ford Thunderbird E-Code Goes for $75,000
Rare 1957 Ford Thunderbird E-Code Goes for $75,000

2020-11-29 / One very rare 1957 Ford Thunderbird E-Code powered by the 312ci (5.1-liter) V8 sells online for $75,000, looks amazing after all these years

 

1966 Pontiac GTO Is $120K Worth of Muscle Cool
1966 Pontiac GTO Is $120K Worth of Muscle Cool

2020-11-29 / 1966 Pontiac GTO packs a 376ci tied to a 6-speed transmission and develops 525 horsepower, now selling online for $119,900

 

This 1964 Impala SS Is Classic American Muscle Waiting for a New Adventure
This 1964 Impala SS Is Classic American Muscle Waiting for a New Adventure

2020-11-29 / A 1964 Chevrolet Impala SS is listed for auction on eBay, and the car comes with lots of extra parts, including a new set of wheels; the reserve hasn’t been met

 

This 1965 Ford Mustang Is the Living Proof Rust Can Be Brutal Sometimes
This 1965 Ford Mustang Is the Living Proof Rust Can Be Brutal Sometimes

2020-11-29 / Someone is selling a ’65 Mustang as part of an online auction, and despite the car being literally a bucket of rust, there’s a lot of interest in it

 

Google Wants to Make Google Assistant Feel More Like a Human Being
Google Wants to Make Google Assistant Feel More Like a Human Being

2020-11-29 / A new patent that Google has received earlier this year describes a method to interact with Google Assistant in a more natural way

 

This 1970 Ford Mustang Looks Like It Didn’t Survive Year 2020
This 1970 Ford Mustang Looks Like It Didn’t Survive Year 2020

2020-11-29 / Good luck finding the Mustang under this pile of rusty metal; the good news is you can be the one taking the bucket of rust home

 

This iPad Dash Mod Is the Christmas Gift Every Tacoma Owner Probably Wants
This iPad Dash Mod Is the Christmas Gift Every Tacoma Owner Probably Wants

2020-11-29 / A custom Tacoma dash mod allows an iPad to be used as the key part of an upgraded infotainment system, with access to all apps in the App Store

 

Get Your Quick-Looking MS-RT Ford Transit Connect R120 Van While Supplies Last
Get Your Quick-Looking MS-RT Ford Transit Connect R120 Van While Supplies Last

2020-11-29 / The U.S. carmaker and British commercial vehicle specialist enjoy an odd relationship, building sporty vans across the Transit and Tourneo ranges

 

Android Auto Making Phones Painfully Slow, Keeps Running in the Background
Android Auto Making Phones Painfully Slow, Keeps Running in the Background

2020-11-29 / New Android Auto glitch discovered, yet this time it only seems to affect a specific phone model; it causes devices to be significantly slower

 

P-51 Mustang Little Rebel Honors a War Ace, Specced to WW2 Requirements
P-51 Mustang Little Rebel Honors a War Ace, Specced to WW2 Requirements

2020-11-29 / P-51 Mustang Little Rebel is a tribute to Air Force lieutenant general Charles Curtis Pattillo (Buck Pattillo), a WW2 Ace in a Day