2023 Bentley Continental GT & GTC S, BMW M Hybrid V8 LMDh and 2023 Hyundai Venue: Your Morning Summary | Carscoops

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Even Tesla fans are calling on Musk to bring the news desk back after uncertainty drives his stock down

It’s been a week of mixed messages from Tesla CEO Elon Musk, first suggesting the company would lay off one in ten employees, before saying headcount would increase over the next 12 months. The uncertainty has seen Tesla shares fall significantly, prompting prominent automaker supporters, particularly investors, to call on Musk to bring back Tesla’s press office as a solution to avoid confusion in the future. .

Bentley Continental GT and GTC S revealed with sportier styling and more powerful exhaust

Bentley has unveiled the S range for the Continental GT and GTC, which emphasizes sporty style and driving pleasure. However, the only mechanical change from the regular variant is the sports exhaust and the standard Bentley Dynamic Ride 48V active roll-suppression system which improves handling while improving road comfort. On the outside, they feature glossy black elements, different wheels and the S badge on the front fenders. At the same time, the passenger compartment gains a unique two-tone separation, optional quilting on the seats and the S or Bentley emblem embroidered on the head restraints.

BMW M Hybrid V8 LMDh race car rolls out of big grille

Big grilles and BMWs are something we all look forward to in 2022. Although the results are not always bad, BMWThe new M Hybrid V8 LMDh race car might be the best rendition of oversized kidneys yet, even if you can’t go out and buy one. It is designed to compete in the IMSA WeatherTech SportCar Championship in 2023, with a camouflage livery designed to incorporate imagery of the 1976 BMW 3.0 CSL, 1981 M1/C, 1978 320i Turbo, 1986 GTP , the M3 E36 GTS -2, the Z4 GTLM and the M8 GTE.

2023 Hyundai Venue Facelift breaks cover in India to debut June 16

An updated model of Hyundai’s Venue is already available for pre-order in India, with the small SUV getting a new, more prominent grille and redesigned lights. The rear received even more attention, featuring full-width taillights with modern LED graphics, a lower skid plate and an extended rear element.

Qiantu K20 is a Chinese EV sports car that looks like a hatchback

The K20 is no longer just an engine code from Honda; it is now the name of a new EV sports car from Qiantu. It succeeds the larger K50 and will have a single electric powertrain enabling 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) acceleration in 4.7 seconds. More powertrain details have yet to be revealed, but the above photo of the K20 adrift implies it will be rear-wheel-drive.

C8 Corvette dives through Miami’s floodwaters like a dive champion

Who knew that sticking the engine in the middle of the C8 Corvette would not only make it a great alternative to the European supercar contingent, but also get the Chevy through small floods. A handful of videos have started popping up on social media that show a black C8 Corvette being driven through a flash flood in Miami and, remarkably, appearing to come out unscathed. You really have to see it to believe it.

What else is making the news

Apple iOS 16 unveiled

Apple’s WWDC keynote was dominated by the new features iOS 16 brings to the table, including a new lock screen that allows for Android-like levels of customization, including the ability to change time and date appearance and add widgets.

Elon Musk could walk away from his Twitter deal

Elon Musk has told regulators he has the right to make his own measurements of spam accounts. Twitter says spam and fake accounts account for less than 5% of daily users, but Musk thinks the amount is higher. Analysts said the Tesla boss could use the issue to try to renegotiate the price or even walk away, reports the BBC.

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