In 1990, the Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution II homologation special made its debut as a limited run of 502 cars. Now, HWA has announced plans to recreate the magic of this iconic vehicle by building a modern example known as the HWA Evo. With only 100 units set to be produced, each carrying a price tag of around $780,000, the HWA Evo is expected to capture the essence of the original while incorporating modern technology and performance enhancements.
On the electric vehicle front, Hyundai has been spotted testing a prototype for a large electric SUV that is expected to be named the Ioniq 7. This upcoming model, which draws inspiration from the 2021 Seven concept, is anticipated to offer three rows of seats and a maximum range of around 300 miles. The Ioniq 7 will be a sister vehicle to the Kia EV9, further expanding Hyundai’s electric vehicle lineup.
Nissan has recently increased the starting price of its Armada, sparking speculation about a potential redesign for the model in the coming year. As the existing Armada prepares for what may be its final year on the market, the price has seen a significant jump of nearly $5,000. This increase in price has led many to believe that Nissan is making room for a redesigned model that is expected to offer updated features and technology.
In addition to these exciting developments, Motor Authority also offers reviews and in-depth coverage of various automotive news. The 2024 Toyota 86 and Genesis G90 have been reviewed, providing an in-depth look at the performance and features of these vehicles. Furthermore, enthusiasts can enjoy a deep dive into the Koenigsegg Jesko’s 1,600-hp V-8, showcasing the cutting-edge technology and performance capabilities of this high-performance vehicle.
The realm of electric vehicles is also highlighted, with an exploration of how the EV age has reignited a century-old obsession with aerodynamics. As automakers continue to push the boundaries of electric vehicle technology, the focus on aerodynamic efficiency and performance has once again taken center stage.
For collectors and enthusiasts, Motor Authority covers the sale of a rare Mercedes CLK GTR Roadster, one of only six cars in existence, which recently fetched over $10 million. This highlights the enduring appeal and value of rare and collectible vehicles in the automotive market.
Rounding out the news, there are updates on recent motorsport events, including Max Verstappen’s thrilling win at the 2023 F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix and Ford’s decision to discontinue the Explorer Hybrid and Lincoln Aviator plug-in hybrid for the 2024 model year.
With a wide range of news and updates in the automotive world, Motor Authority continues to be a go-to source for enthusiasts, collectors, and industry professionals alike. From modern reincarnations of classic vehicles to the latest developments in electric vehicle technology and high-performance engineering, the publication provides comprehensive coverage of the automotive landscape.