Author: CarAndy

Twitter user Green shared those screenshot of the latest software updates. It shows the code for 100 kWh battery and Ludicrous mode option for the Model 3. There is a fair chance such a moel will be released in 2020. The 100 kWh would allow for a range of 400+ miles and the ludicrous mode is likely to make you accelerate the car in under 3 sec from 0 to 60mph. Stunning!

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We haven’t heard a lot of the Audi PB-18 concept car since it’s presentation in 2018. But finally SuperCar Blondie ot the chance to see a neewer version of the electric sprotscar. It’s now called AI-RACE and Audi confirmed that 50 examples will make their way to production within the next two years. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0irtVnabSJA The PB18 e-tron is powered by 3 electric motors, 1 on the front axle and 2 on the rear axle, sending power to all 4 wheels. It produces a combined 661 bhp (493 kW; 670 PS) and 612 lb⋅ft (830 N⋅m) of torque, with the capability to “overboost” to 753 bhp (562 kW;…

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If you own a big family you might be intereste din this one! The biggest german car magazine spilled out some reliable specs about the future ID.7 “Bulli” van: – The car name will be ID.7 and be released in 2022 – There wll be three battery sizes and te largest version should go up to 600km – Base price around 45.000 Euro – There will be a “cargo” variation – VW goal is to sell 80.000 ID.7 per year https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0U5K0VQWLI AutoBild has a good track on “car rumors” as they are well conected to all major German car makers.…

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Reddit user Wugz shared the first real world test of the new “Acceleration Boost” software update rolled out by Tesla yesterday. This is what he writes: I guess we’re calling it AWD+ now. Just like my AWD and P3D tests, I sampled hi-res data from the CAN bus while flooring my Model 3 AWD+ from 0 km/h to 160 km/h after installing the Acceleration Boost upgrade. Conditions were kept as similar as possible to the previous results: Climate Off, SoC was 90-93%, pack temperature was 37-38°C, and four runs showed nearly identical results. Compared to before the Acceleration Boost (but after the 2019.36.2 power increase):…

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The German magazine Auto-motor-und-sport shared new images of the Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo mule testing. They also report that the car will cost 7.000 Euro more than it’s little Taycan sedan brother. Example: The Taycan 4S costs 105.607 Euro in Germany. Whcih means the 4S Cross Turismo version will cost about 112.000. The Cross Turismo will also be higher than the Taycan: 1,42 meter versus 1,3 meter of the Taycan.

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Carscoopes reports: Aside from its impressive straight-line acceleration, the Polestar 2 is also able to wow customers with its practicality, such as the easy access rear luggage compartment or the braked towing capacity of 1,500 kg (3,306 lbs). This, according to the automaker, makes the ‘2’ a leader in the compact electric segment, as far as towing capacity is concerned. As for pricing, the optional electric folding tow bar will set you back 1,100 euros ($1,222) in Germany. Pricing in Belgium and the Netherlands is the same as in Germany, while Swedish and Norwegian buyers will have to spend SEK…

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So folks…embrace for impact! Yes the time of fake car noise has come and this is how the Porsche Taycan sounds when you launch it from 0 to 100 km/h: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qvhWCTf2PEg Actually, it doens’t sound bad at all because it doesn’t try to sound like a petrol engine. Star Wars here we come 🙂

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