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Bugatti Divo Available For Only $7.5 Million

If you are interested in one of the world's most wanted cars, you have your chance to buy one, but you have to have $7.5 million to play. When the Divo was introduced at Pebble Beach last year all of the build slots -- 40 -- were thought to have been presold. But, according to Mobile.de a German dealer has put a build slot -- and the Divo that is in that slot -- on sale for the figure noted. It's the first one available.
2019 Corvette Grand Sport Drivers Series

Corvette Racing Drivers Get Their Own Grand Sport Packages for 2019

Heading into the weekend-long festivities surrounding the Rolex 24 Hour race at Daytona International Speedway, Chevrolet has introduced the 2019 Corvette Grand Sport Drivers Series – a quarter of special appearance packages designed to pay tribute to the drivers of the modern Corvette endurance racing program.
Bukoff's letter to Mark Reuss questioning Chevy Volt termination

Email I sent to Mark Reuss - By killing the Volt now, you are throwing away the best transition vehicle

Mark Reuss, could You give us a better explanation of why GM is killing the Volt now? asks Allen Bukoff, an automotive researcher and an avid EV enthusiast in this letter sent to Mark Reuss, the president of General Motors. It's a very interesting letter asking valid questions about untimely termination of Chevy Volt when the new generation of EVs are still two years away from showing up.
The 1964 Chrysler Imperial Crown Ghia and a sample of the Luxury Brands

The Cadillac XT6-Gate Debate: Luxury Car Brands: Are They Even Needed Anymore In the Age of Car Sharing, RoboTaxis, and Autonomy?

ANALYSIS AND OPINION: It’s not looking too good in the public relations arena for Cadillac and GM when the national, now world conversation nows turns toward questioning the existence of luxury car brands after the Cadillac XT6-Gate GM Debacle. Aston Martin’s CEO weighed in with the XT6-Gate to establish six ultra brands, and none of the ones below it like Cadillac will surpass them. But let’s be clear: XT6-Gate is an American problem, not a European one.
Tesla Model 3 Resale Value by Kelley Blue Book

Great News For Tesla Model 3 Resale Value Based on Very Little Data

According to the list of Kelley Blue Book's 2019 Best Resale Value Award Winners Tesla Model 3 is apparently going to hold its resale value better than its closest competition. However, Tesla Model 3's resale valuation raises lots of questions as its based on a very little data.
Cadillac Escala Concept, XT6, and the President’s State Car via GM press Room

The Cadillac XT6-Gate Debacle, the “Lead Brand” Stumble, and the Solutions: What Now to Do Moving Forward

ANALYSIS AND OPINION: While GM didn’t strike an iceberg like Titanic with the recent Cadillac XT6-Gate Roll Out, XT6’s Super Cruise “Radio Delete” from the options list Gaffe, and Caddy’s the ”Lead Brand” Announcement Kerfuffle with no Caddy BEV for three years, it certainly ran into the reefs too quickly like the Costa Concordia. Although it isn’t a massive blockbusting disaster, it is a serious debacle that needs some changes. And they better do it soon.
2019 VW Jetta

2019 VW Jetta IIHS Rating Knocked Down Over Headlights

In a not-too-rare occurrence, Volkswagen's 2019 Jetta has found itself on the receiving end of some bad news from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Normally, the series would have breezed through the annual testing by the insurance agency. However, thanks to headlight design, the automaker finds its ratings knocked down.
2019 Corvette Grand Sport

2019 Corvette Special Edition to Debut on January 25 at Daytona International Speedway

There is no other information available, but the schedule of events for this weekend’s Rolex 24 festivities includes the introduction of a 2019 Chevrolet Corvette Special Edition – which could be some sort of final-edition package celebrating the C7 ahead of the expected mid-engine debut later this year.

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