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Sales of new cars in the EU fell by more than 20%, but some automakers came out on top

In April, the number of new car registrations in the European Union fell by more than 20 percent, one of the worst months since the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. Companies like Stellantis, Volkswagen, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz recorded a 20-30 percent drop in sales. However, Hyundai, Kia, Mitsubishi and Honda were able to increase their units over the same period.

The 2023 BMW M4 CSL is a $ 13,900 carbon-inspired rocket ship

Add CSL to any BMW and you know what model means business. The third production BMW to put on these three letters is the 240-pound (109kg) M4 CSL compared to a standard car and brings with it 40 hp. power 543 hp (550 PS / 411 kW) and 479 lb-ft (649 Nm) of torque. Additions include a carbon fiber roof, hood and trunk lid, while the rear seats have been removed and the scalpel moved to other parts such as the grille. Limited to just 1,000 units worldwide, prices start at $ 139,900 plus a fee of $ 995.

The concept concept of the Mercedes Vision AMG will be introduced to the electric sedan Porsche Taycan, a rival in 2025

Mercedes has introduced the new Vision AMG concept, which introduces a new electric sedan, a production version is expected to appear in the future. Expect the version of the series to look softer compared to this concept. The Vision AMG’s length is 5,100mm (200.7 inches), making it longer than the Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door and Porsche Taycan. While it shares a visual resemblance to Vision EQXXthis car will probably prefer a crushing force over a slippery one.

The 2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R gets a 5.2-liter supercharged Predator V8

It seems that the Predator V8 will be the powerplant of choice for the future Ford F-150 Raptor R. Numerous reports have indicated that the Blue Oval was going to put some V8 under the hood, but according to two leaked images from Instagram User Raptor Connection, the official assembly rotation letter shows 5.2-liter V8. Predator V8 develops 760 hp. in the Shelby GT500 Mustang – meaning the Raptor R can run at more power than the supercharged V8 RAM 1500 TRX.

The 2023 Cadillac Lyriq “Sold Out”, the 2024 model will arrive next spring

Orders for the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq seem to have closed less than a day after opening. A note on the company’s website indicates that “pre-orders for 2023 Lyriq are filled,” but potential customers can still sign up for a spot on the pre-order waiting list. This means they could potentially get the 2023 Lyriq if it becomes available, but if not, they will be the first in line to pre-order the 2024 model. No wonder Lyriq’s debut edition was sold out in minutes.

SsangYong teases SUV Torres, confirms EV option for Europe

Despite the regular ringing of the Korean brand, SsangYong still behaves as if it is not going to court. The company has released a new set of sketches showing Torres, formerly known as the J100 project. SsangYong will begin accepting pre-orders for Torres in June this year, starting with the Korean market. An all-electric version of the SUV codenamed U100 will be introduced in Europe by the end of 2023.

The $ 300 million Mercedes 300 SLR “Uhlenhaut Coupe” became the most valuable car to ever break the Ferrari record

A new record for the most valuable car in history was set by the sale of the 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe. This is one of two original examples that was sold by the Mercedes-Benz Classic Collection. With RM Sotheby’s it was sold to an unnamed private collector represented by British expert Simon Kidston. The final sale price exceeded the previous $ 48.4 million set by the 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO by a staggering $ 94.5 million, with the buyer paying 135 million euros or nearly 142.9 million US dollars. Mercedes said the money from the sale will go to a charity fund.

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SpaceX reportedly paid $ 250,000 to cover up Mask’s sex crimes

According to the message from Business Insider, SpaceX reportedly paid the flight attendants $ 250,000 to silence her over allegations that Elon Musk exposed himself and offered her sex. The source of the message is a friend of the flight attendant, and the alleged victim declined to comment. Musk said on Twitter that the accusation was “completely untrue.”

Games for the PS5 have got accessibility features

Sony has demonstrated God of War Ragnorok. with over 60 adjustable settings to increase accessibility. Features include automatic sprint, subtitle size and color, and a high-contrast mode that will make the characters more noticeable in the background.

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