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    Tesla Model S Performance - Rear Drive Unit Teardown Video

    Really good video from Weber Auto going over the Tesla Model S Performance rear drive unit.
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    New 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV (and updated Bolt EV)

    Nothing groundbreaking. A bigger, cheaper, nicer Bolt essentially. Still the old chassis and batteries, not the new Ultium system. • 250 mile EPA range • FWD only • Super Cruise available • $33,995. The updated Bolt EV drops to $31,995, with 259 mile EPA range. While not exciting, it’s a...
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    New Boeing “-5X” Airliner (AW&ST)

    According to a new article from Aviation Week and Space Technology (behind a paywall), Boeing is almost ready to commit to an all-new Airbus A321XLR competitor. • Composite construction • Dual Aisle • Roughly 250-275 seats • Estimated range of 5,000 nm. • Based on many elements of the “NMA”...
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    2021 Tesla Model S Plaid and a Refresh

    New Tesla Model S Plaid just revealed including a interior refresh for all Model S models. Model S Plaid Specs: 0-60MPH: 1.99 seconds 1/4 mile: 9.23 seconds @ 155 MPH 1,020 Horsepower 390 mile range 200 MPH top speed Three motors $120,000 .208 cD On the road in a few weeks...
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    GM Unveils New Logo

    “DETROIT – General Motors is debuting a new marketing campaign as part of the company’s comprehensive efforts to accelerate mass adoption of electric vehicles. The “Everybody In” campaign is a call to action meant to reflect a movement that’s inclusive and accessible. The company is also...
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    747 End of Production (?)

    Bloomberg is reporting 747 production will cease in 2 years. Article claims Boeing lost about $40M on every 747 they made since 2016. <a href="https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-07-02/boeing-quietly-pulls-plug-on-the-747-closing-era-of-jumbo-jets?sref=ZoyErlU1"...
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    All New 2021/2022 Ford F-150

    Just revealed last night: <a href="https://media.ford.com/content/fordmedia/fna/us/en/news/2020/06/25/built-for-getting-things-done-ford-f150.html" title="httpsmediafordcomcontentfordmediafnausennews20200625builtforgettingthingsdonefordf150html"...
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    2021 Cadillac Escalade Revealed

    <a href="https://media.cadillac.com/media/us/en/cadillac/home.detail.html/content/Pages/news/us/en/2020/feb/0204-escalade.html" title="httpsmediacadillaccommediausencadillachomedetailhtmlcontentPagesnewsusen2020feb0204escaladehtml"...
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    2022 GMC Hummer EV

    Hummer is back as a GMC branded EV. <img src="https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/attachments/usergals/2020/01/full-18579-40694-d8cf8b12_bf4c_4d89_ba5d_2f77a7786b73.jpeg" alt="[Linked Image]" class="post-image" style="height:auto!important;max-width:100%!important;"/> Super Bowl ad this...
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    BMW “G3” Axle Alternatives?

    I'm looking for an alternative to BMW G3 Hypoid axle fluid used in the rear diff of newer BMW vehicles. It appears to be a 70w-80 GL-5. The genuine BMW stuff is about $50 per HALF liter. Part number 83222413512 I found MOPAR Synthetic Axle Fluid (70w-80 GL-5, part number 68227765-AB) Think...
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    Ravenol MTF-2

    Just bought some Ravenol MTF-2 (75w-80 GL-4) for the transmission in my 2017 MINI Cooper Clubman S ALL4 6-speed manual. It's an Aisin GS6X60BA transmission that specs BMW MTF-LT2. Purchased from Blauparts. About $22/liter with tax and shipping. I don't see any post here about it so I thought...
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    Sony Vision-S Concept EV

    Sony just revealed a concept car at CES, the Vision-S. Unknown if it'll actually make it to production, but it's on a "newly-designed EV platform", possibly made by Magna. <a href="https://www.theverge.com/2020/1/6/21054270/sony-vision-s-electric-concept-car-ev-announcement-ces-2020"...
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    2021 Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe Revealed

    Specs coming later tonight. All-new T1 chassis with independent rear suspension. <img src="https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/attachments/usergals/2019/12/full-18579-39064-bec439cd_f4c5_463a_b3b6_1c93580a3927.jpeg" alt="[Linked Image]" class="post-image"...
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    Tesla Cybertruck

    Live reveal now: <a href="https://youtu.be/NcROXiN_cdE" target="_blank">https://youtu.be/NcROXiN_cdE</a> Stainless steel exoskeleton body Gorilla Glass-Type windows (they broke during the test) Air suspension standard (also acts on-board air compressor) 6.5' bed length 3,500 lbs payload Up...
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    Garmin Autonomí: General Aviation Autoland System

    Designed for pilot incapacitation in General Aviation airplanes. Airplane will find the nearest suitable airport, avoid weather and terrain, set up for an instrument approach, "talk" to ATC, set flaps and landing gear, land, and shut down the engine(s) on the runway. Either automatically if...
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    NAF/Motor Magazine Winter Tire Test 2019

    Here's the annual NAF/ Motor Magazine (Norway) winter tire test. <a href="https://www.motor.no/tester/vinterdekk/2019/" target="_blank">https:/<wbr>/<wbr>www.motor.no/<wbr>tester/<wbr>vinterdekk/<wbr>2019/<wbr></a> <a href="https://www.naf.no/forbrukertester/dekktester/vinterdekktest-2019/"...
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    BMW (Toyota Supra) B58 Engine Teardown Video

    Good watch (good channel too). <div class="video-container"><iframe frameborder="0" width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/MckxlP60cnY" allowfullscreen></iframe></div>
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    2020 Corvette C8 Reveal TONIGHT (18 July 2019)

    The all-new, mid-engine 2020 C8 Corvette Stingray gets unveiled tonight (18 July 2019)! You can live stream it starting at 7:50pm Pacific here: <a href="https://media.chevrolet.com/nextgenCorvette" target="_blank">https:/<wbr>/<wbr>media.chevrolet.com/<wbr>nextgenCorvette</a> The media saw...
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    “Ford Dials Down V8 F-150 Production Amid Weak Demand“

    <a href="https://www.motor1.com/news/347880/ford-cuts-down-v8-production/" target="_blank">https:/<wbr>/<wbr>www.motor1.com/<wbr>news/<wbr>347880/<wbr>ford-cuts-down-v8-production/<wbr></a> <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote</div><div class="ubbcode-body">According...
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    2020 Corvette C8: 18 July 2019 Reveal!

    The 2020 Corvette C8 has finally been acknowledged by Chevrolet. Reveal event on 18 July 2019! Pretty much every detail is still unknown, other than it being mid-engine. <a href="https://www.chevrolet.com/upcoming-vehicles/next-generation-corvette"...
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