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Much to Ford’s caution, dealers warn against ridiculous F-150 lightning price markup
Markups are nothing new in the automotive world – but recent models have begun to handle increasingly high premiums due to supply chain struggles for post-epidemic recovery. However, Ford dealers seem to be taking the matter to a new level. Ford spokesman Mike Levine recently calculated a claim that a dealer marked an F-150 Lightning by 69,000. But the internet gave lots of other examples, when we found a dealer in Sunrise, FL, posting $ 50,000 markup on a Lightning Platinum.
The 2023 Honda HR-V for North America is fully released, starting at 23,650
2023 North American Honda HR-V unveiled. Importantly, it is not like the HR-V found in Europe. The US-spec car is closer to the CR-V in size. Based on the Civic, the 2023 HR-V has the same 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine as the sedan, but lacks a more profitable engine choice, such as a 1.5-liter powerplant or even a hybrid.
2023 Nissan Ultima debuted with new grille and larger infotainment
The Nissan Altima has been upgraded for the 2023 model year. In addition to a larger grille and other visual tweaks, it has been borrowed from sports advanced technology and a larger infotainment screen Armada. There’s also a new wheel design, a new optional sunroof and two new colors for 2023 – Gray Sky Pearl and Garnet Pearl Metallic. Inside, Altima Wireless gets Apple CarPlay and wired Android Auto connections, Nissan’s door-to-door navigation, and NissanConnect services.
The new 2024 Cupra Terramar has been unveiled as a hybrid-only compact SUV
The Spanish brand has revealed Capra Terramar, giving us a glimpse of its future. The 2024 Terramar will feature a hybrid drivetrain (possibly with both light and a guaranteed plug-in hybrid option) with a focus on sport. The new SUV will join Tavascan and UrbanRebel in the Cupra lineup by 2025.
New Buick Envista is the ICE production version of the Electra-X concept for China
Spending $ 24,000 to fully recover a 229k-mile Lexus GX470 makes more sense than you think
Two speed bumps send flying cars very close to each other
Cadillac Teases flagship Celestiq electric sedan coming next year
We got our second glimpse of the upcoming Cadillac Celestic Electric sedan, the handbilt “Shocker” (which looks like it could be a pre-production model) featuring a sharp front quarter panel and light signature.
See the interior of the latest Tesla Cybertrack prototype with an independent instrument cluster
Although it has been plagued by delays, the hype surrounding the upcoming Tesla Cybertrack has kept pace. These latest images, taken from attending an event in Moss Landing, California, showcase a new windscreen wiper design and independent instrument cluster.
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F1 criticized by pay cap drivers
Formula 1 drivers Max Verstappen and Sebastian Vettel have criticized the proposed pay cap for drivers. The F1 has already introduced a budget cap to reduce costs and level the playing field, but marketing spending, driver’s pay and top-three earners’ pay have not yet been included.
YouTube fails to deal with fake Elon Musk video
Cyber scammers are using fake videos of Elon Musk to trick viewers into watching fake streams of Tesla CEOs and to invest in syrupcare scheme. BBC News The report says that such videos have been viewed by thousands of viewers in four days