Good morning and welcome to our daily digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with…
A man in the UK who recently won a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX FQ-320 in a draw has crashed it just a day after being handed the keys. The red Evo was given away by Dream Car Giveaways and had 70,000 miles on the clock and a full service history.
Can the lighter, but less powerful and front-wheel drive Yaris GRMN really teach its all-wheel drive Yaris GR successor a thing or two? Physics says otherwise, but Carwow’s Matt Watson lined them up and strapped on the timing gear to find out.
This SEMA Show’s star might have faded, but it’d still be a talking point at any car meet – though the topics might include why you spent $47k on it when you could get a new 2SS for almost the same money.
The combination of recovering sales and shrinking new vehicle supply due to issues like the semiconductor shortage means that American dealers are looking anywhere they can for vehicles. That includes Canada – much to Canadian dealers’ chagrin.
We’ve featured some of YouTuber Woodworking Art’s work before, but this Defender 110 might just be his best creation yet. All four doors open to reveal a full interior complete with seats, a dashboard, door cards, a center console, and a steering wheel.
We’ve had 20 years to get used to the modern BMW Mini’s retro face, but that face nearly looked very different. We uncover some of the concepts that didn’t quite make the cut in the fractious run-up to the Mini’s 2001 relaunch.
The Rolls Royce Cullinan is the gold standard for luxury SUVs, but for half as many gold bars you could have a Maybach GLS600. Is a pimped-out GLS good enough to challenge the luxury Brit bruiser? The guys from Throttle House are your referees.
What Else Is Making The News
This Ford Festiva Mower Takes Lawn Maintenance To A New Level
Want a bit more car-like comfort from your ride-on mower? Jalopnik spotted this incredible Ford Festiva-based homebrewed created on YouTube that could be just the thing to keep you cool while you cut your grass this summer.
Apple To Launch 8-Inch Foldable iPhone In 2023, Analyst Says
Industry analyst Ming-Chi Kuo thinks foldable smartphones will become “must-have” tech for phone manufacturers in the coming years and predicts Apple will launch an 8-inch version in 2023, according to Mac Rumors.