Plus, the manufacturers that were victims of their own success.
When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world.
Here’s a handful of the articles, videos and social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand-new, others have been online for a while.
Enjoy them – just not too much, okay?
The Mid-Engine 2001 Renault Clio V6 Is Just As Unreal As You Imagine – William Clavey, Jalopnik
It’s hard to find cars that live up to their hype as much as the Clio V6. I came in expecting a caricature version of a sports car, and that’s exactly what I got.
And now we want a Clio V6…
Ford Autonomous Vehicles President and CEO, Sherif Makaby – Nilay Patel, The Vergecast
Autonomy is the topic on everyone’s lips at the moment, and Ford has been bold in claiming it’ll have a Level 4 autonomous vehicle ready by 2021. Here, the president and CEO of Ford Autonomous Vehicles talks about the challenges related to getting autonomous vehicles ready, and the business of self-driving cars.
Have a listen
The Cars That Sold Like Hotcakes and Ended Up Crippling Their Brands – Jack Baruth, Road&Track
Let’s take a serious moment instead to consider whether a hot-selling car can do long-term damage to the company that builds it. I’m going to respond in the affirmative. First I’ll give you historical examples, then I’ll talk about a few cars that I think are doing that kind of damage right now in 2018.
Front-drive GM madness? What about the Explorer?
World’s Greatest Drag Race 8 – Motor Trend
McLaren 720S, Lamborghini Huracan Performante, Porsche 911 GT2 RS… you get the idea. Motor Trend has gone all-out for its latest ‘Greatest Drag Race’ video, pitting exotica against cars like the BMW M5, Kia Stinger and Mustang Performance Pack. Place your bets!
No, the Kia Stinger doesn’t win
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