News Releases Of Note This Week (May 19-25, 2024)

This is a quick roundup of what's happened in automotive for the week of May 19-25, 2024.

This week had several announcements and new vehicles unveiled. This is a quick roundup of what’s happened in automotive for the week of May 19-25, 2024.

Velocity Unveils New 1967-68 Convertible Mustang Line
Velocity has announced a new convertible option for its Signature Series Mustang lineup. The new vehicle is a 1967 or 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback with a motorized soft top. This will match the company’s coupe restoration models.

Volkswagen Delays ID.7 Launch in North America
Citing changes in the market and “listening to their customers,” Volkswagen has announced a delay in the North American launch of its ID.7 electric sedan.

Bugatti Fans Embark On Journey To Honor 100 Years of the Type 35
In celebration of the Type 35’s 100th anniversary, Club Bugatti France has organized a tour from Molsheim to Lyon, the hometowns of the brand and the car.

Lamborghini Unveils Urus SE Plug-in Hybrid Super SUV in Thailand
Lamborghini has launched the Urus SE, the first hybrid plug-in version of the Super SUV. The Urus SE features an 800 CV hybrid powertrain is built on the Urus S model.

Lamborghini Announces Twin-Turbo V8 for Next HPEV
Lamborghini says that its next vehicle, codenamed 634, will features a twin-turbocharged V8 engine in a High Performance Electrified Vehicle design.

2025 Honda Civic Gains Hybrid Trims, Sportier Styling In Mid-Cycle Update
The 11th-generation Honda Civic sees a mid-cycle refresh that adds sporty hybrid trims, styling updates, and updated technology.

New Carmaker Nilu27 Announced, Hypercars Designed By Sasha Selipanov
Sasha and Inna Selipanov have introduced a new hypercar maker, Nilu27, with plans to debut a lineup of exclusive vehicles over the next decade. The first, the V12-powered NILU hypercar, will debut at Pebble Beach in August of this year.

Kia Unveils New EV3
Kia has unveiled the new EV3, a compact electric vehicle in SUV format. The front-wheel drive powertrain is built on the Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) and Kia’s fourth-generation batteries. Two battery options offer a range of up to 373 miles per charge. First markets for the EV3 are Korea and Europe.

BMW Motorrad Shows BMW R20 Concept Bike
BMw Motorrad has unveiled its latest design effort, the BMW R20 Concept. The motorcycle is meant to celebrate high craftsmanship and design. It is an air-cooled, boxer-engine concept.

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