Automotive news, photos and videos – October 7th 2020

Maserati GranTurismo Targa Rendering Blends Sportiness With Open-Air Luxury

2020-10-07 / Even though it’s been designed in collaboration with FCA, don’t expect the next-gen GranTurismo to look anything like the GranTurismo Targa design study

 

2021 Opel Crossland Looks Quirky With Adapted Mokka Face, Update Drops the "X"
2021 Opel Crossland Looks Quirky With Adapted Mokka Face, Update Drops the “X”

2020-10-07 / Newly updated for the new model year, the Crossland subcompact crossover is the first to follow the new generation Mokka in adopting Opel’s latest styling

 

2021 BMW 128ti Drops All Hints of Camo, Arrives in November
2021 BMW 128ti Drops All Hints of Camo, Arrives in November

2020-10-07 / 2021 BMW 128ti comes to the world in November as the next best thing after the M135i xDrive, priced from €41,574 in the home market of Germany

 

This 1965 Ford Mustang Barn Find Is a Bucket of Rust With an Uncertain Future
This 1965 Ford Mustang Barn Find Is a Bucket of Rust With an Uncertain Future

2020-10-07 / A Mustang fastback recently discovered in a barn in Pennsylvania is auctioned off on eBay, and the car is already getting the attention of netizens

 

Original 1954 Jaguar XK120 Roadster Sat in a Barn for Decades, Could Be Yours
Original 1954 Jaguar XK120 Roadster Sat in a Barn for Decades, Could Be Yours

2020-10-07 / All-original and unrestored sportscar is an incredible barn find that bears the signs of its long history, coming up for auction this month

 

Touring Superleggera Aero 3 Makes Sense as an Alfa Romeo V12 Supercar
Touring Superleggera Aero 3 Makes Sense as an Alfa Romeo V12 Supercar

2020-10-07 / Rendering envisions an Alfa Romeo supercar that is based on the stunning Touring Superleggera Aero 3 that was announced earlier this year

 

Futuristic Cadillac SUV With Pillarless Sides and Rear Barn Doors Comes From GM
Futuristic Cadillac SUV With Pillarless Sides and Rear Barn Doors Comes From GM

2020-10-07 / The social media account of the General Motors Design Center is a treat for imagination, so here’s an extreme take on a Cadillac SUV ticking all the right boxes

 

Harley-Davidson Sweet Berry Wine Is Two Kinds of Metal
Harley-Davidson Sweet Berry Wine Is Two Kinds of Metal

2020-10-07 / Harley-Davidson Sweet Berry Wine is one of the custom motorcycles that were featured in Harley-Davidson’s The No Show earlier this year

 

Tesla's Self-Sustaining Party Yacht - Musk Offered No Input on the Design
Tesla’s Self-Sustaining Party Yacht – Musk Offered No Input on the Design

2020-10-07 / This Tesla brand yacht is supposed to be self-sustaining. Features a unique turbine system that could one day be used to power vessels of this type

 

2021 Hyundai i20 N Teaser Shares First Pops and Crackles of Sporty Exhaust
2021 Hyundai i20 N Teaser Shares First Pops and Crackles of Sporty Exhaust

2020-10-07 / There’s no actual video accompanying the first teaser images for the motorsport-inspired i20 N subcompact hot hatch, the exhaust’s voice comes from audio clip

 

This 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS Was Restored 12 Years Ago, Is Muscle Car Hotness
This 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS Was Restored 12 Years Ago, Is Muscle Car Hotness

2020-10-07 / A fully restored Chevelle SS coupe that needs only a few minor fixes here and there is auctioned off, and everything seems to be in excellent condition

 

New Generation of Pirelli Cinturato P7 Tires Means Business
New Generation of Pirelli Cinturato P7 Tires Means Business

2020-10-07 / Pirelli improves on what was already a great summer tire by releasing its latest version of the popular Cinturato P7 which features loads of new tech

 

2021 Ford Bronco Family Portrait Drops Major Bomb on Popular White Top
2021 Ford Bronco Family Portrait Drops Major Bomb on Popular White Top

2020-10-07 / Social media craze has gone through the roof on this one, and people are sharing left and right their impressions, so we also found a possible cold shower

 

Rare 1971 Dodge Challenger Is the Survivor of a Collision with a Shopping Cart
Rare 1971 Dodge Challenger Is the Survivor of a Collision with a Shopping Cart

2020-10-07 / You’re looking at a rare base 1971 Dodge Challenger Convertible that had to be partially repainted due to a shopping cart hit

 

The Waze Struggle Continues, This Time When Listening to Music
The Waze Struggle Continues, This Time When Listening to Music

2020-10-07 / Listening to music when using Waze on the phone (not on Android Auto or CarPlay) becomes a huge pain in the neck due to the app pausing the playback

 

Android 11 Update Makes It Harder to Listen to Music on Android Auto
Android 11 Update Makes It Harder to Listen to Music on Android Auto

2020-10-07 / Someone is complaining that the sound of music apps is routed to the phone’s speakers, and Google says it’s already looking into the whole thing

 

Google Releases New Google Maps Update for iPhone and CarPlay
Google Releases New Google Maps Update for iPhone and CarPlay

2020-10-07 / A new version of the app is now published in the App Store, and users can download it today on iPhone, Apple Watch, and CarPlay

 

“FKGAS” Tesla Model 3 Lives On to Shame Gas-Guzzlers, Preach About EVs
“FKGAS” Tesla Model 3 Lives On to Shame Gas-Guzzlers, Preach About EVs

2020-10-07 / Model 3 owner wins injunction against the DMV after anonymous complaint led to the decision that the already-in-use vanity plate was “offensive”

 

Tesla Employee Busted for “Malicious Sabotage” at Freemont Facility
Tesla Employee Busted for “Malicious Sabotage” at Freemont Facility

2020-10-07 / VP of Legal sends out internal memo noting a malicious act of sabotage that resulted in the destruction of a Tesla computer, termination of employment

 

WJ Jeep Grand Cherokee Truck Conversion Looks Great, DIY Kit Costs Only $2,490
WJ Jeep Grand Cherokee Truck Conversion Looks Great, DIY Kit Costs Only $2,490

2020-10-06 / If you want a Jeep truck but the Gladiator is way outside of your budget, why don’t you search for a WJ and convert it with Smyth Performance’s kit?