Kia Forte to go electric in China, report says

The latest tweaks to the Forte saw some Stinger-inspired style reach the compact car.


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The Kia Forte is due for an overhaul soon, especially since its corporate cousin, the 2021 Hyundai Elantra, will land later this year. Could Kia have bigger plans in store outside of the traditional internal-combustion engine? China may hold some clues.

According to a report from Chinese website Autohome, Kia plans to reveal an electric version of the K3 locally this summer, which we know as the Forte here. The tiny electric Kia sedan should sport a driving range just over 300 miles,

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2020 BMW M8 Gran Coupe review: Big power, small niche

The Gran Coupe is a long boi — a full 9 inches lengthier than a two-door M8.


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There’s a lot to be said for freedom of choice. BMW can split its new 8 Series into Coupes and Convertibles and Gran Coupes, and offer each with four different levels of power. That gives customers 12 versions of the 8 Series from which to choose. But at the same time, it makes the gaps between them almost imperceptible.

That’s the problem with the new BMW M8 Gran Coupe. It’s a fantastic car, blending all the performance of the two-door

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Top iRacing pro-tips from some of the world’s best racers

The Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup Virtual Edition is one of the new pinnacles of the sim racing world.


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iRacing is rightfully getting an amazing amount of buzz right now. It’s bringing many of the world’s best drivers online and keeping the racing action moving even though the cars themselves are sitting idle. But the best part of iRacing is that you can get out there and race yourself — if you know where to begin. As the latest entry in our series on getting started — including how to pick the best PC for iRacing and the best driving

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2020 Porsche 911 Carrera review: A solid case for going base

I love a good rear three-quarter view, and the 911’s is ace.


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Immediately after driving the outstanding 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S, I swapped it out for the Racing Yellow coupe you see here. It’s the 911 Carrera — no 4, no S, no Turbo, no nothing — the most basic version of Porsche’s storied sports car. I kind of thought that, after a day of heavy breathing behind the wheel of that 640-horsepower Turbo S, this base 911 might feel a little, I don’t know, boring. Thankfully, this is a case where I’m extremely happy to

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