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Volvo electric cars, baby Jeep, SCG 008: Today's Car News

1 month ago   |   By High Gear Media

By 2030, Volvo will have a fully electric lineup and an online sales model just like Tesla. However, we won't have to wait until then for new electric vehicles from the Swedish brand as it will already have seven available by the middle of the decade. Jeep will use a platform from new parent Stellantis to develop a crossover even smaller than the...
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Move Over Bloodhound, 200,000 HP Aussie Invader 5R Looking To Attempt Land Speed Record in 2022

Move Over Bloodhound, 200,000 HP Aussie Invader 5R Looking To Attempt Land Speed Record in 2022

1 month ago   |   By Zero 2 Turbo

Images of the Aussie Invader 5R rocket-car have surfaced and we can confirm it will attempt to break the land speed record next year.
Founder and designer Rosco McGlashan* will reportedly pilot the 16-metre long nine-tonne steel-framed vehicle to its target top speed of 1000 mph. A final location has not been confirmed yet but the tests runs will see the rocket car hit the Queensland or Western Australian desert.
Built by a team of Perth-based engineers, the 5R is powered by a single bi-propellant rocket reportedly capable of producing upwards of 62,000 lbs of thrust which is approximately...
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Polish plant will reportedly build new baby Jeep from 2022

Polish plant will reportedly build new baby Jeep from 2022

1 month ago   |   By High Gear Media

Talk of a new Jeep crossover smaller than even the Renegade dates back several years and now we have details on where it may be built. Citing people familiar with the matter, Automotive News reported last week that the new baby Jeep will enter production in 2022 at a Stellantis plant located in Tychy, Poland. The plant is...
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