2021 Buick Envision looks way better, gets luxurious Avenir trim

Yup, that’s a Buick.


Buick has unveiled the second-gen Envision crossover, and it looks way better than what we currently get. Built on General Motors’s global crossover platform that uses a new electrical architecture, the 2021 Envision is lower and wider than the existing model. With sportier proportions and a much more upscale design, it better aligns with Buick’s other cars.

The new Envision will use a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and a nine-speed automatic transmission, but we don’t know any details beyond that. (The current Envision uses a naturally aspirated 2.5-liter four as the base unit with

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 brings back the historic badge

It looks good arriving…


When rumors swirled that Ford would revive the hallowed Mach 1 moniker on an electric vehicle, you could feel the fanboy resentment through the series of tubes that comprises the internet. Then the Mach E came out, nobody had a problem with the name and we all moved on with life. But now, the Mach 1 is officially coming back in a way that probably won’t irk anyone.

Ford on Friday confirmed that it will revive the Mustang Mach 1 trim. Arriving this spring, the Mach 1 will serve as a bridge between the naturally-aspirated

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Hyundai and Sony’s new deal could see Spider-Man in a Santa Fe

Peter Parker seems more like a mid-engine-Veloster kind of guy, or maybe I’m just projecting.

Sony Pictures Entertainment

Automaker partnerships with the movie industry are nothing new, the Marvel Cinematic Universe being one of the most obvious in recent memory. It’s a simple formula: Take a blockbuster movie, throw in an actual brand or two and hope that results in boosted sales. Hyundai’s about to take a big bet along these lines, putting itself into cahoots with a studio that has some big flicks on the horizon.

Hyundai announced this week that it has inked a deal with Sony Pictures

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Lamborghini wants to take you sim racing, then to Bologna

The author, hounded.

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It gives me great pleasure to see all the excitement around sim racing, and with more and more manufacturers getting in on the game, there’s an increasing number of opportunities for would-be racers to strut their stuff. Now Lamborghini’s adding another top-shelf competition to the mix, one that could get you a trip to visit the factory in in Sant’Agata Bolognese — assuming global travel is a realistic thing by September.

Called The Real Race, Lamborghini’s first major foray into esports got a high-profile kickoff with a race attended by numerous Lamborghini professional drivers,

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