Volkswagen on Sunday unveiled its electric supercar, the I.D. R, which has been tasked with setting a new Pikes Peak Hill Climb record. Roland Dumas, current champion, is piloting the record-attempting vehicle.
New for 2019, the Chevrolet Camaro Turbo 1LE combines features of the high performance handling package with the 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder mill, introducing new levels of performance at what is basically the entry-level models.
Lately I have been seeing in blogs and Facebook pages words of disdain directed at Elon Musk and Tesla cars. Those of us who own electric cars and plug-in hybrids have our loyalties. I love my Volt and I do find myself being critical of other brands. I don't want to be a Volt snob.
The most significant functional change made to the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro SS is the arrival of the 10-speed automatic in place of the current 8-speed, but this is not the same transmission from the LT4-powered ZL1 – with the refreshed LT1 cars sharing a transmission with the Silverado pickup.