We drove the 2024 Genesis G70, Porsche encountered a problem importing most of its lineup with U.S. customs, and Lamborghini’s CEO talked in regards to the automaker’s future electrical vehicles. It is the Week in Reverse, proper right here at Motor Authority.
We drove the 2024 Genesis G70 and located the up to date luxurious sport sedan stays elegant. The brand new base turbo-Four gives extra energy which in flip gives a good stronger worth proposition. The turbo-6 automobile continues to be downright fast and our alternative, however the base engine makes the inexpensive mannequin extra enjoyable than earlier than.
The 2025 Audi RS 6 Avant GT debuted because the fire-breathing wagon’s swan tune. The limited-production high-performance variant options hand-built ultimate meeting with a number of carbon fiber bits, large 22-inch Avus wheels, and presumably a big price ticket when it arrives later this 12 months.
Most new Porsches are being held at U.S. ports because of a U.S. Customs’ problem. An organization spokesperson stated a small digital element, regarded as a microchip, is the difficulty and must be changed in every automobile earlier than they are often launched and shipped to dealerships. Prospects ready for vehicles are being instructed components are on their method and the vehicles will likely be up to date as rapidly as attainable. A timeline is unknown.
The Volkswagen Arteon was set to bow out after the 2024 mannequin 12 months, however the hatchback ceased to exist in 2023, a 12 months sooner than deliberate, regardless of no one noticing. Volkswagen stated manufacturing of the Arteon ended someday within the second half of 2023. It will likely be changed by the electrical ID.7 within the lineup later this 12 months.
Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelman stated that future electrical Lambos can have blistering efficiency on paper, however nonetheless will ship an emotional feeling behind the wheel. The manager famous a power-to-weight ratio is essential, and EVs must have a ton of energy as a result of batteries weigh quite a bit. The primary electrical Lamborghini will likely be a high-riding 2+2 GT adopted by an excellent SUV.