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New car sales in the EU fell more than 20% but some automakers topped the list
New car registrations across the European Union fell by more than 20 per cent in April, one of the worst months since the height of the Covid-19 epidemic in 2020. Companies including Stellantis, Volkswagen, BMW and Mercedes-Benz saw sales fall by 20-30 percent. However, Hyundai, Kia, Mitsubishi and Honda were all able to increase their units at the same time.
The 2023 BMW M4 CSL is a track-inspired, carbon-fiber rocket ship starting at $ 139,900
Add CSL to any BMW, and you know that model means business. To donate these three characters, the third production BMW shaves an unnecessary 240 pounds (109 kg) on top of the M4 CSL standard car and brings with it a 40 hp (41 PS / 30 kW) bump over the M4 competition. Output 543 hp (550 PS / 411 kW), and 479 lb-ft (649 Nm) of torque. Trick additions include a carbon-fiber roof, hood and trunk lid, while the rear seats have been caged and a scapula moved toward other parts such as the grill. Limited to just 1,000 units worldwide, prices start at $ 139,900 and there is a $ 995 destination charge.
Mercedes Vision AMG Concept Preview Porsche Tycoon Electric Sedan Rival Coming In 2025
Mercedes has introduced a new Vision AMG concept that previews a completely new electric sedan, a production version of which is expected in the future. Expect to see the series version tone-down compared to this concept. The Vision AMG is 5,100 mm (200.7 inches) tall, making it taller than both the Mercedes-AMG GT 4-door and the Porsche Tycoon. Although it bears a striking resemblance to the Vision EQXX, this car will probably prefer the downward to the slippery.
2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R Receives 5.2L Supercharged Predator V8
The Predator V8 looks set to be the preferred powerplant for the upcoming Ford F-150 Raptor R. Many reports have suggested that the Blue Oval will somehow keep the V8 under the hood, but according to two leaked photos from Instagram showing the user Raptor connection, an official build rotation sheet shows a 5.2-liter V8. The Predator V8 produces 760 hp on the Shelby GT500 Mustang – which means the Raptor R RAM can launch at 1500 TRX with more horsepower than the supercharged V8.
The 2023 Cadillac Lyric ‘Sold Out,’ 2024 model is set to arrive next spring
Orders for the 2023 Cadillac Lyric appear to have closed less than a day after opening. A note on the company’s website states that “Pre-orders for the 2023 lyric are now full”, but customers can still sign up for a place on the waiting list before the pre-order. This means they could potentially snatch a 2023 Lyriq if one is available, but if not, they will be in the first line to pre-order the 2024 model. It’s no surprise that the lyrical debut version went on sale within minutes.
SsangYong Torres teases the SUV, confirming the EV variant for Europe
Although Death Nail is regularly played for the Korean brand, Ssangyong continues to act as if it is not going to the receivership. The company has released a new set of sketches showing Torres, formerly known as the J100 project. SsangYong will start taking pre-orders for Torres this June, starting from the Korean market. A fully electric version of the SUV, codenamed U100, will be launched in Europe by the end of 2023.
$ 143 million Mercedes 300 SLR ‘Uhlenhaut Coupe’ became the most valuable car Ferrari broke the record
The 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe sale set a new record for the most expensive car. It was just one of two original examples and was sold by the Mercedes-Benz Classic Collection. With the help of RM Sotheby’s, it was sold to an unnamed private collector, represented by British expert Simon Kidston. The final sale price was set by the 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO, crushing the previous 48.4 million by a staggering $ 94.5 million, with the buyer spending 135 million euros or about 2 142.9 million. Mercedes says the money from the sale will go to a charity fund.
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SpaceX reportedly paid $ 250,000 to cover Musk’s sexual misconduct
But I have a challenge for these liars who claim that their friends have seen me “exposed” – just describe one thing, anything (spots, tattoos,…) that is not known to the public. He can’t do that, because it never happened.
– Elon Musk (lonelonmusk) May 20, 2022
According to a report from Business Insider, SpaceX has paid a flight attendant 250,000, claiming that Elon Musk has revealed himself and offered her sex. The source of the report is a friend of the flight attendant, although the accused victim declined to comment. Musk called the allegations “completely untrue” on Twitter.
PS5 games get accessibility features
The god of war Ragnarök has revealed accessibility features.
Santa Monica Studio offers customizable subtitles, audio cue, high contrast mode and more. Full story: https://t.co/RjlOVBXfGa pic.twitter.com/hZl5cgbiYH
– PlayStation (PlayStation) May 19, 2022
Sony has shown Ragnorok, the god of war. With over 60 adjustable settings to increase accessibility. Features include automatic sprint, subtitle / caption size and color, as well as a high contrast mode that will make the characters more visible in the background.