BMW 3-Series Facelift, Segway’s Hydrogen Bike, Hyundai’s F1-Style EV Charging Stations, 1300 hp Saleen S7: Your Morning Brief

Good morning and welcome to our daily digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with…

Facelifted BMW 3-Series Spotted Hiding New Interior With A Curved Display

The small radiator grille stays, to the relief of many, but expect to see the latest version of iDrive and the wide, curved display already shown in the iX SUV.


Segway Unveils Futuristic Hydrogen-Powered Apex H2 Motorcycle That’s Bound For Production

The electric personal transport company says its $10,699 Apex H2 runs on swappable hydrogen canisters and can reach 62mph in less than 4 seconds.


What Upcoming Sports Car Are You Most Excited About?

The crossover craze isn’t going away, but 2021 is shaping up to be sports car fans’ best year in a long time. Subaru, Toyota and Nissan all have new cars poised for launch, but which one gets your vote?


Hyundai To Launch F1-Inspired Electric Charging Stations Across Korea

Owners of cars like the Ioniq 5 that support 800v charging technology will be able to add 62 miles of range in just 5 minutes at 12 E-Pit highway rest areas, and at eight urban stations.


Lexus Blinds Drivers For 4.6 Seconds To Show How Dangerous Texting And Driving Can Be

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Shamefully, many of us have tapped out a quick text while driving, but Lexus fitted a UX with a dimmable electrochroamatic windshield to create a video that reminds of the danger we pose to ourselves and pedestrians when we do. Fortunately, no white blocks were harmed in the making of this film.


A U.S. Tuner Has Already Designed A Bodykit For The Maserati MC20

No one outside of the factory has even driven Maserati’s new supercar yet, let alone taken delivery, but New York-based 7 Designs has already restyled it with lashings of carbon fiber.


One Of Seven Saleen S7 LMs Could Be Yours For Over $1 Million

America’s noughties supercar still looks great 20 years later and the LM-spec versions of the Saleen S7 were good for a crazy 1300 hp on race fuel. Bonhams’ 300-mile 2018 car is as near to new as you’ll find, but you’ll also need to find $1m+ to buy it.


Ford’s Mustang Mach-E And 7 Other Controversial Cars And Tech That Won The Haters Over

For every person that loves the new Mustang Mach-E you’ll find someone that wishes Ford had left the badge alone. But the haters almost always come around eventually, as this story proves.


What Else Is Making The News


Fujifilm’s $100 Retro Instant Camera Takes Us Back To The 1970s And ’80s

The Japanese photo giant’s Instax Mini 40 has a cool retro outer case, and can create a fully developed picture in 90 seconds. But use sparingly – a 20-pack of pics costs $15.


Samsung’s $280 A Series Is A Bargain Entry Point to 5G Phone Tech

If you want blazing-fast phone download speeds on the move, the A52 is packed with features and does’t cost a fortune. And if you’re happy with 4G, its entry-level A02S will set you back just $110, says CNET.

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