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Maserati unveils new Trofeo models, including a twin-turbo V8-powered Ghibli

Maserati’s Trofeo trim always means business, but giving the Ghibli a near-600 horsepowe V8 is another kind of crazy.


Maserati

We’ve never been especially enamored with Maserati’s entry-level Ghibli sedan. It always charged a little too much for its combination of decent styling mixed with way too many FCA-parts-bin parts and offered a driving experience that left a lot to be desired when compared to offerings from the German firms.

That last bit might be changing with the introduction of an expanded Trofeo lineup, which it unveiled on Monday and includes both the Ghibli and the Quattroporte, as well as

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Toyota Supra builder could produce Fisker Ocean, too

Supra, Z4, G-Class… and the Ocean?


Fisker

What could the Toyota Supra, BMW Z4 and Fisker Ocean all have in common? The same producer.

This past Friday, Reuters reported¬†that Magna Steyr, a subsidiary of Canada’s Magna International, signed a memorandum of understanding with Fisker to build the upcoming electric SUV in late 2022. Magna Steyr did not immediately return our request to confirm talks and Fisker did not immediately return Roadshow’s request for comment on the matter.

Magna Steyr is, of

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Peugeot will land in America in three years. Here are the cars it plans to focus on

Please let the 208 come here, please.


Peugeot

Yes, Peugeot is prepping a comeback. By the time the French brand lands in the US again, it will have been 32 years since the company sold cars to American buyers. But what kind of cars will be on the docket?

CEO of PSA North America, Peugeot’s parent automaker, Larry Dominique told Automotive News in a Monday interview that the C- and D-segments are of high interest to the brand. In US terms, those are the compact and midsize car segments.

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Rent an RV from this new startup right from the airport with all costs included

From the airport to the great outdoors.


Blacksford

Americans are vacationing differently this year, and to no one’s surprise, that includes way more RVs — they’re social-distancing-friendly, after all, amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Blacksford aims to try and make the process even easier. The startup company announced this past Friday that it had launched its first rental hubs, and something that makes the company stand out is its integration with airports. Right from the Las Vegas or Bozeman, Montana, airports, Blacksford has a fleet of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter RVs from Winnebago ready to go.

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