Tesla owners threaten Mach-E driver, new Hummer EV SUV

Tesla owners threaten Mach-E driver, new Hummer EV SUV

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The GMC Hummer EV SUV will have “only” 830 horsepower

The GMC HUMMER EV SUV complements the HUMMER EV family and features a 126.7-inch wheelbase for tight proportions and a maneuverable body, delivering remarkable on-road and off-road capabilities.


GMC has revealed the next electric Hummer, promising a blazing-fast SUV with thunderous power. The 2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV will muster up to 60 mph (97 km / h) in 3.5 seconds thanks to its “only” 830 horsepower, a figure eclipsed by the truck version of the Hummer, which will display 1,000 horsepower. Interestingly, the SUV manages less range than the truck version, due to its inability to carry so many batteries on its smaller chassis. Discover the image gallery– the first glance reveals a bold form worthy of the Hummer tag.

Man receives threats from Tesla owners for publicly taking advantage of his Mustang Mach-E

An American electric vehicle enthusiast receives shame, shade, and even threats from other members of the electric vehicle community. Some specific members.

The Detroit Free Press reports how Sergio Rodriguez, 41, became an online target for Tesla owners after posting a profitable trip on social media (3,907 km for a total of $ 159.85). He was accused of being a paid developer for Ford, even though he has his own Tesla, and sent a disturbing message on Facebook that read, “I know what your Tesla looks like. “

Panic Move! Guy driving throws beer in front of the fuzz

A driver for an “alcoholic cruise” always ill advised was served their comeuppance even before having had time to finish half a beer. Police in Caledon, Ont., Said they watched the man blatantly throwing the can out of the vehicle window as he was pulled over, then listened as he tried to explain: “I’m coming. to take a sip. As you can imagine, the excuse didn’t fly and the man faces multiple charges.

Base Ford Maverick compact pickup spotted in camouflage

What could very well soon be Canada’s most affordable pickup truck was recently spotted in its workout clothes. Photos taken near a Ford development center in Michigan show a test mule with little lighting or wheel clues to grab, but hey, it’s a Ford truck! And while it may be based on the Focus platform and therefore exclusively front-wheel drive, if the Maverick’s sticker can hit the low 20s price tag, it might attract more than Ford fans.

Toyota launches its BRZ twin, the 2022 GR 86

Toyota GR 86 2022


the 2022 GR G8 is the third Toyota in GRowl, following the tire tracks of the GR Supra and GR Yaris, the latter not being offered in North America. The result of the continued collaboration between Subaru and Toyota, the redesigned GR 86 will carry much of the same hardware, but the engine has been upgraded from 2.0 to 2.4 liters. In the Toyota, it now produces 232 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque, just under 10% more than the BRZ, and will take the car to 100 km / h in 6.3 seconds.

In Japan, the fun and affordable sports car is offered with either a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission. Expect the 86 to go on sale in Canada later in 2021, hopefully with those same tranny options.


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