McLaren has announced its new Elva roadster, an open-cockpit car in the tradition of Bruce McLaren’s sportscar racers from the 1960s. The vehicle has no glass, weighs less than any car the company has ever produced, and is quicker than the flagship Senna. Read about it at New Atlas.
At the 2019 SEMA show, Chevrolet is turning heads with a venerable classic pickup, a 1962 C-10, that’s been turned into a hot rod. While that’s normally the stuff of county fairs and local club shows, this one’s different. It’s electric. Rock and Roll at NewAtlas.com.
Maersk has teamed with Trident Maritime Systems to create a 600 kWh container battery that can be placed on a container-hauling ship to provide power. The battery is now en route to be installed on the Maersk Cape Town container vessel. See more at New Atlas.
Volkswagen is showing three concepts at the 2019 Specialty Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas. What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, though, as these are not production models, but one-off concepts to show off what an Atlas and a Jetta can do. See what this is about at …
Mopar and Dodge/SRT have been building race-ready, NHRA/NMCA-approved drag racers for quite a while. At the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Vegas, Mopar has unveiled the fourth generation of the Drag Pak. And it’s sonic awesomeness. Read about this at NewAtlas.
The Specialty Equipment Market Association show is held in Las Vegas annually, and this year Nissan is hitting SEMA with its own one-two combos. The automaker has four performance models on display, including an all-out time attack. See the report at New Atlas.
Lexus has updated the RC 350 with refreshed styling, a retuned suspension, and smartphone integration. The excellent interior Lexus is known for remains, but the RC does have flaws – it’s a beautiful car that could stand some improvement. Read the review at NewAtlas.com.