Automotive news, photos and videos – October 20th 2020

Fake BMW M3 Touring Vs. M340i Touring Drag Race Is Hot Wagon on Wagon Action

2020-10-20 / As difficult as it seemingly is for some people to stomach the thought, BMW never made an M version for the F31 wagon, and yet here it is racing

 

Dylan O’Brien Recalls Being Run Over by Stunt Car on Maze Runner Set
Dylan O’Brien Recalls Being Run Over by Stunt Car on Maze Runner Set

2020-10-20 / Actor looks back on on-set accident from 4 years ago, says it “completely rewires and restructures the way you see your life”

 

Sleek Mercedes-Benz Supercar Could Make Competition Shiver If Real
Sleek Mercedes-Benz Supercar Could Make Competition Shiver If Real

2020-10-20 / Unfortunately, digital artist Rain Prisk is just tempting us with a creation in the pixel real, and there’s no backing up with any official intention whatsoever

 

Ready, Steady, Bronco “Build and Price” Allegedly Coming Online October 23rd
Ready, Steady, Bronco “Build and Price” Allegedly Coming Online October 23rd

2020-10-20 / The wait is (finally) almost over, it seems, as the configurator tool will be shared on a TGIF (Thank God It’s Friday). Additionally, there is more info to muse

 

Massive Hollywood Memorabilia Auction Brings Goodies From Alien, Top Gun, Bond
Massive Hollywood Memorabilia Auction Brings Goodies From Alien, Top Gun, Bond

2020-10-20 / 900-item lot includes mechanical alien from first film, Tom Cruise’s iconic jacket in Top Gun, a lightsaber, and James Bond’s suit

 

Forget Agera RS and Chiron, 2020 SSC Tuatara Officially Reaches 316 mph!
Forget Agera RS and Chiron, 2020 SSC Tuatara Officially Reaches 316 mph!

2020-10-20 / Just to be sure, SSC North America pushed the Tuatara both past the Guinness World Record Koenigsegg Agera RS and the unofficial king of speed, the Chiron

 

1955 Ford Thunderbird Has Been Sitting for 31 Years, Still Irresistible
1955 Ford Thunderbird Has Been Sitting for 31 Years, Still Irresistible

2020-10-20 / An all-original Thunderbird manufactured in 1955 is now listed for sale, with the current owner explain it’s been sitting since 1989

 

1964 Aston Martin DB5, James Bond Watches and Books Hit the Auction Block
1964 Aston Martin DB5, James Bond Watches and Books Hit the Auction Block

2020-10-20 / Sotheby’s Bond On Bond Street event will include four sales, trace James Bond history from the early novels, to the scrips and movie memorabilia

 

Audi Q5 Runs Over McLaren 570GT in Parking Lot: The Big Guy Always Wins
Audi Q5 Runs Over McLaren 570GT in Parking Lot: The Big Guy Always Wins

2020-10-20 / The most expensive grocery run of the week was at a Sainsbury’s in the UK, where an Audi Q5 seemingly mounted a parked McLaren as it tried to drive in

 

Apple Expands Apple Maps Low Emission Zones Feature to More Users
Apple Expands Apple Maps Low Emission Zones Feature to More Users

2020-10-20 / Apple Maps has recently been updated with support for low-emission zones in more regions across the world, including in the Netherlands

 

2021 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Silently Tiptoes to Flagship Position
2021 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Silently Tiptoes to Flagship Position

2020-10-20 / The facelift range has been crowned with a new “king of the performance hill,” the Turbo S in PHEV form, packing 571 PS of ICE and 136 PS of EV power

 

Unrestored 1971 Ford Mustang with Just 48K Miles on the Clock Looks Seductive
Unrestored 1971 Ford Mustang with Just 48K Miles on the Clock Looks Seductive

2020-10-20 / This 1971 Ford Mustang is a survivor that comes with really low mileage and is available today with a surprising price tag

 

Google Maps Loses Addresses on Android Auto After Android 11 Update
Google Maps Loses Addresses on Android Auto After Android 11 Update

2020-10-20 / One more issue reported after the upgrade to Android 11, and this time it impacts Google Maps and the addresses that are saved within the app

 

It’s Not Just You: Waze Outage Knocked the Navigation App Offline
It’s Not Just You: Waze Outage Knocked the Navigation App Offline

2020-10-20 / The Google-owned navigation app has suffered an outage a few hours ago, so setting up a route no longer worked regardless of the platform

 

Apple Starts Surveying Italy for Refreshed Apple Maps Data
Apple Starts Surveying Italy for Refreshed Apple Maps Data

2020-10-20 / The Cupertino-based tech giant has confirmed on its website that Apple Maps will soon be getting new refreshed data in Italy

 

Quick Fix Prevents Android Auto From Playing Music in the Middle of the Night
Quick Fix Prevents Android Auto From Playing Music in the Middle of the Night

2020-10-20 / A bug recently discovered in Android Auto causes the app to launch a music player at random times, sometimes right in the middle of the night

 

A Lemon Cybertruck Replica Exists and It Raced at 24 Hours of LeMons
A Lemon Cybertruck Replica Exists and It Raced at 24 Hours of LeMons

2020-10-20 / 1990 Ford Ranger was converted into a lemon Cybertruck with apt name, was able to finish the Button Turrible race in California

 

2 Months After Breaking His Back in e-Bike Accident, Simon Cowell Walks Again
2 Months After Breaking His Back in e-Bike Accident, Simon Cowell Walks Again

2020-10-20 / TV personality is pictured for the first time in public after accident that nearly paralyzed him, caused by his own recklessness

 

C8 Corvette Production Resumes After Temporary Stop Over "Supply Shortage”
C8 Corvette Production Resumes After Temporary Stop Over “Supply Shortage”

2020-10-19 / After a week of downtime, the Bowling Green production plant is back in full swing, producing C8s at a rate of 800 to 850 cars per week

 

Honda Civic Sedan Impersonates Type R Hot Hatch, Fails Badly
Honda Civic Sedan Impersonates Type R Hot Hatch, Fails Badly

2020-10-19 / Who even makes realistic Honda Civic Type R wings and roof spoilers that fit a sedan anyway? That’s what we want to know