Electrification of vehicles is in full swing and automakers regularly delight the audience with their innovations. Only announce production, others – start sales, and third – and all, already counting the profits.
You don’t need a long time to scroll through the news feed to understand that resonance has occurred may 21. Auto Informant has done it for you and set TOP most important automotive news for the day.
Carlex Design has modified interior of the Nissan GT-R
Tuning Studio Carlex Design is widely known in the circles of fans with exclusive vehicle. This time in the hands of the masters got Nissan GT-R and they have turned its interior into something divine. Features include a blood-red leather with black inserts, circular lighting, a unique pattern of perforations, embossing and many methods of skin treatment. The tuner also cut off the rear-view mirror, added trim made of nappa leather and Alcantara in the trunk and other compartments built in to the key case and backpack from carbon skin. Reported by CarsCoops.
Following the BMW i8 can be fully electric
In the network appeared rumors that BMW plans to make its i8 a full-fledged competitor to the Tesla Roadster. This is due to the fact that the Bavarians are preparing a car for participation in Formula E. currently the company is working on solid state batteries and, apparently, they will not have time to finish until 2023, which is scheduled for release in the new i8. This means that if it is electric, it will still be lithium-ion batteries. Also, it will have to borrow four-wheel drive BMW iNext. Official confirmation of these rumors, no, but it seems that within a few months the manufacturer will place all points over i. Reported by CarsCoops.
Ferrari is preparing a hybrid with three electric motors
In addition to the recent F8 Tributo, Ferrari plans to produce a hybrid hypercar. Yes, it is a hypercar. The novelty will be located in the line at a position above 812 Superfast, and its basis will be a V8 engine with twin turbo from F8 Tributo. It will be equipped with three electric motors, two of which are located in the front of the car, and the third is in the gearbox. The total capacity of power plants will reach 1000 HP It will be equipped with all-wheel drive, and its price will exceed 650 000$. For those who wish to buy a cheaper version, the company will release a special package, which will be based on the V6 engine. It is reported Motor1.
A drunk driver fell asleep at the wheel of a Model X on autopilot
Another case with a sleeping driver in a Tesla with the autopilot occurred in the Netherlands. Police noticed a suspicious Model X, which has long trailed behind the wagon and, despite the very low speed, didn’t come to pass. When law enforcement officers looked in the car, they saw that the driver was asleep. Stopping the electric car revealed that the man was drunk and prudently activated the autopilot. His hands were on the steering wheel while he slept, which is why the car didn’t recognize the trick. It is reported Autocentre.
Honda E became available for pre-order in Europe
Honda E, which is the first buggy from the Japanese company, is now available for pre-order. Customers from Germany, UK, France and Norway will be able to place an order for the first manufactured cars. To do this, Honda has launched a special web site. The returned collection will be a little over $ 1,000. Reported by CarsCoops.