Biden’s transportation plans, base Porsche Taycan and more: Roadshow’s week in review
Happy weekend, Roadshow readers. The biggest news of the past week was definitely, but this new government administration has big plans for the automotive and transportation sectors, too. That, along with some new car debuts and a number of important reviews, made for a busy week on the pages of Roadshow. Here’s a look at what you might’ve missed.
Does the world need a pickup truck with a supercharged V8 and more than 700 horsepower? Heck no. Are we happy Ram went and built one anyway? Heck yeah.
We’ve been seriously impressed with Genesis’ new GV80 crossover from the moment it debuted. Now, we’ve had a chance to spend extended time with this luxury family-hauler and — spoiler alert — it definitely does not disappoint.
BMW offers a plug-in hybrid version of its popular X5 crossover. For 2021, the X5 PHEV offers more power, more electric driving range and more onboard tech, as well. Win, win, win.
- : Here’s a look at what the new president hopes to accomplish for the automotive and wider transportation sector over the next four years.
- : Porsche’s EV gets a lower-cost, rear-wheel-drive version for 2021. Oh, and you can get it in pink.
- : The company’s midsize crossover gets a big makeover for 2021.
- : Chevy teases the new Bolt EUV ahead of its Feb. 14 debut.
- : Here’s an overview of all the brands included in this week’s FCA/PSA merger.
- : It’s not clear if this one will come to the US, but there’s a lot to like about Mercedes’ new subcompact EV.
The Carfection team takes a closer look at Volkswagen’s new ID 3, an all-electric hatch that we don’t get in the US.
Video producer Evan Miller hops on the Super73 S2 e-bike to see if it can handle daily commuting in San Francisco as well as weekend trips off the beaten path.
Buick’s midsize Envision goes from frumpy to fabulous as part of a 2021 model year makeover.