The News for July 9th, 2021

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. This week: Lotus reveals groundbreaking end of an era, Peugeot Le Mans Hypercar entry revealed, BMW does their thing with the 2 Series, Lamborghini shows off final NA V12 supercar, Rimac […]

The News for July 2nd, 2021

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. This week: Aston Martin shows off the customer version of the LMH race car they cancelled, Porsche builds a super Cayenne for reasons, Volvo offers a glimpse into their EV future […]

The News for June 25th, 2021

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Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. This week: Ferrari proves they can still make pretty cars, Honda debuts new Civic Hatchback with a manual, Porsche brings back the 911 GTS surprising no one, Jeep’s extreme off roading […]

Hoonigan’s Lord Frightning project is a Lightning clone like no other

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If you’re old enough to remember seeing SVT Lightnings on the road, you’re also old enough to remember seeing ratty bootleg clones of SVT Lightnings. Cloning one wasn’t very hard to do. Find a knockoff Lightning bumper for a hundred bucks on eBay and maybe consider painting it. Get the chrome taillights from your local […]

The News for June 18th, 2021

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. This week: Porsche gives enthusiasts what they want, Mazda announces plans for EV expansion, GM seeks to make their problems go away with money, Koenigsegg laughs at your alternative fuels from […]

The News for June 11th, 2021

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Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. This week: Toyota reveals first new Land Cruiser in nearly 15 years, Kia unleashes their wild designers on the Sportage, BMW has made the 4 Series Gran Coupe ugly, Audi […]

Talk to me Goose: the 2022 Ford Maverick has landed

Ford Maverick

Of all the segments within the auto industry, few have experienced the kind of resurgence that the compact pickup class is having now. It’s a class that’s long been forgotten as buyers flocked to the oversized crew cab pickups that stick out too far in parking spaces. But with more people realizing that large trucks […]

The News for June 4th, 2021

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Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. This week: Rimac debuts a ridiculous new electric hypercar, Toyota sets a new standard for average crossovers, the GR 86 comes with a NASA membership, Ford confirms Maverick debut next week, […]

The News for May 28th, 2021

2022 F-150 Lightning Pro

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. This week: Ford shows off the more affordable Lightning Pro, Hyundai reveals Ioniq 5 to do battle with the Mach-E and ID.4, Ford is building two new EV platforms to expand […]

What’s your automotive news for the week?

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As it turns out, that F-150 Lightning reveal which happened a few days ago is the only big automotive news story of the week that’s worth knowing about. So if I can’t find other useless filler to add for a weekly news recap, that means it’s open mic night again. If you saw anything, fixed […]