Good morning and welcome to our daily automated news digest starting from around the world …
The Chevy dealer has asked for a huge $ 100,000 markup on the 2023 Corvette Z06
Markups are a common topic of discussion in interviews, with dealers eager to cash in on shortages that have apparently become part of the “new normal”. For a dealer, this means taking a RP 100,000 premium on MSRP for a Chevrolet Corvette. In January, General Motors North America President Steve Carlyle said they would be forced to take action against unethical sales practices and brokerage activities. Upon reaching GM, the answer we received was quite vague.
The 2023 Rolls-Royce Phantom has been updated with illuminated grille and new options
The 2023 Rolls-Royce Phantom Series II brings a lot of subtle updates to the range, although at first glance you may find it difficult to find them. This is a deliberate move, as Rolls-Royce wanted to preserve the look of the Phantom but added a few enhancements, such as an updated headlight with an illuminated front grille and laser-cut bezel starlight. There are two new wheel designs, the best of which is the new disc design, inspired by cars from the ’20s.
2023 Subaru Legacy launches some lipsticks, Sport Trim gains 2.4L Turbo
Subaru has unveiled an updated legacy sedan with a bold new look By bold, they can mean ugly because the new look isn’t doing it for us. The front has a large central reception with a large grille, new LED headlights and plastic fog lights on both sides. Customers who want to be different can choose a modified sport trim with a red grille accent and side mirror and magnetite gray metallic richness in the rear spoiler. The model is equipped with 18-inch alloy wheels that feature a gray finish. Other updates include additional safety tools such as reverse automatic braking and a driverfocus distraction mitigation system, as well as Wireless Android Auto and Wireless Apple CarPlay.
VW is coming after the Ford’s Bronco and Revian in 2026 with the Scout Revival electric SUV and truck
Volkswagen is reviving the Scout brand as an alternative to electric pickups and SUVs from Tesla, Revian, Ford, Jeep and General Motors. The first ideas for the brand have been teased with the sketch and preview models above that will go into production in 2026. The two EVs will not only focus on the US market; They will also be built in the kingdom.
McLaren honors Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with a special paint on an Elizabeth II-branded Artura
McLaren Automotive is celebrating its British heritage by offering a new paint code to celebrate the 70-year reign of Queen Elizabeth II. The special color was created by McLaren Special Operations (MSO), and was featured on an Artura with an “Elizabeth II” platinum badge matching the one-off color on the hood. Although specific Artura will not be for sale, customers will be able to specify their car in a new shade “for next year”.
2023 Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid arrives in US, will be sold later this year
Mitsubishi will honor the Minnesota St. Paul area for the best-selling outlander PHEV market by unveiling the new model at the Twin Cities Auto Show later this week. The 2023 Outlander PHEV has been billed as the company’s new flagship as the crossover will become “the most advanced and best equipped vehicle we have ever sold.” The glasses are still hidden, but we do know that the crossover will feature a new twin-motor 4WD PHEV system with a larger battery pack and more powerful front and rear electric motors.
And what news making
Sebastian Vettel appeared on the BBC panel show
“You talk a lot about energy … does it make you fake?”
“When I got out of the car, I must be wondering, is this something we should do?”
On #bbcqt Tonight, F1 driver Sebastian Vettel and the panel discuss the power crisis.
– BBC Question Time (bbcquestiontime) May 12, 2022
Sebastian Vettel appeared on the BBC’s Question Time panel show with politicians, a comedian and an economist. Judging by the reaction on social media, the presence may have surprised some, but Vettel’s attitude towards the questions was appreciated by many.
The Royal Mail of the United Kingdom wants to start drone delivery
Royal Mail UK aims to open 50 drone routes for rural delivery https://t.co/s0yP5LFt1a pic.twitter.com/6wY5ugN7sJ
– Engadget (engadget) May 12, 2022
The UK’s Royal Mail plans to build 50 drone routes to serve remote communities. The plan uses 200 twin-engine drones that can carry up to 100 kg of mail and take two return flights per day. Experimental flights began earlier this year, although the plan would first require approval from the Civil Aviation Authority.