The Genesis Essentia Concept was described as a multi-motor EV with a 0-60 time of 3 seconds and enough silicon to pass the Turing test, but that's not what made it special.It stood out because it's downright gorgeous, a proper show car seemingly plucked from the golden age of pre-OPEC oil embargo dream machines.Think of the Bullitt as a pumped-up Mustang GT with a touch of retro styling.Until now, all we've seen is the wonderful Highland Green color, but thanks to some spy shots we have our first look at the car's other color, Shadow Black.Word on the street is that the iconic and much-beloved BMW E30, the 3 Series for most of the 1980s and a bit of the 1990s, has become too rare and valuable to show up in America's big self-service wrecking yards. I see E30s in most of Colorado, Arizona, and California yards I frequent during my travels.Last month, I stepped into a big Denver-area wrecking yard with a mission: photograph the first E30 I saw. Safehaven Marine created a stealth boat that always remains upright.Then the Slow Mo Guys created their own bridge crash and got some great video.
One of the biggest stunners of the New York Auto Show came from an unlikely stand — that of Genesis, Hyundai's nascent luxury spinoff.We were granted a bit of time with the head of Mercedes-AMG, Tobias Moers, during the New York Auto Show last week.Among other topics, we asked him about AMG's famed V12 engines and whether they have much of a future with AMG. Moers told us that he doesn't feel they're necessary for AMG's products, especially vehicles unique to the AMG brand such as the AMG GT. First there was the truck with the raised dump trailer that clobbered a bridge in a video.Rumors have been circulating that Spotify is working on some sort of hardware, possibly an in-car controller or a standalone player.As The Verge reports, a number of Reddit users have claimed to have received offers for the device, with plan price points ranging from .99 to .99 per month, but when they clicked the offer that appeared in the Spotify app, they were directed to an error page.They were midspan on the 1,700-foot-long bridge, which is 109 feet tall.