NIO ET7 EV sounds very impressive on paper

Shane McGlaun 2021-01-10 10:26:06 feeds.slashgear.com Recently a Chinese automaker called NIO held its own NIO Day event. During the event, the company unveiled its fourth electric car model called the NIO ET7. The ET7 is the automaker’s flagship sedan…

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Kilauea volcano erupts in three places, new lava lake formed

Chris Burns 2020-12-21 11:31:21 feeds.slashgear.com Lava appeared after the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) announced detection of a a magnitude-4.4 earthquake located beneath Kīlauea Volcano’s south flank. This event was officially detected on Sunday, December 20 at…

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Meet the Artemis Team – NASA’s astronauts for the 2024 Moon mission

Chris Davies 2020-12-10 12:45:21 feeds.slashgear.com NASA has revealed its astronaut candidates for its upcoming mission to the Moon, naming the Artemis Team that will see America once again set foot on the lunar surface. The US space agency has…

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Leica SL2-S puts the emphasis on speed and photo/video versatility

Chris Davies 2020-12-10 10:32:53 feeds.slashgear.com Leica has a new camera for its popular SL Series, and it’s claiming the SL2-S is its best model so far for those who want to do both still and video work. Packing a…

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China lands on the moon again – here’s what comes next

Chris Burns 2020-12-01 12:19:35 feeds.slashgear.com It would appear that China has landed on our moon, once again. The Chang’e-5 mission (嫦娥五号) works with China’s mission module ready to bring back samples from the surface of our nearest space neighbor.…

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Ultra-rare Shiny Pokemon GO Mystery Box release this week

Chris Burns 2020-11-24 13:38:09 feeds.slashgear.com This week there’ll be a special celebration in Pokemon GO. This special celebration centers on the crossover between Pokemon GO and Pokemon HOME. To promote the new abilities of Pokemon HOME for Pokemon GO,…

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Lucid Motors “Project Gravity” all-electric SUV teased

Chris Davies 2020-09-09 19:01:54 feeds.slashgear.com Lucid Motors may be announcing its 2021 Air luxury electric sedan today, but it’s also giving a nod to the future with a preview of the upcoming Lucid SUV. Yet to be officially named,…

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2021 Dodge Challenger R/T Stat Pack Widebody and T/A 392 Widebody priced up

Shane McGlaun 2020-09-06 12:02:38 feeds.slashgear.com When it comes to cool muscle cars, Dodge offers more than any other manufacturer out there. The automaker has announced for 2021 the Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack Shaker and T/A 392 are both…

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Scientist create a method to store energy in red bricks

Shane McGlaun 2020-08-12 07:01:07 feeds.slashgear.com Pink bricks are a quite common constructing materials that may be seen all world wide. Researchers at Washington College in St. Louis have taken purple bricks, that are the world’s least expensive and most…

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2021 Ram 1500 TRX reveal happens on August 17

Alvin Reyes 2020-08-12 09:57:03 feeds.slashgear.com Mark your calendar should you’ve been pining for the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX. Ram is ready to disclose its premiere Raptor-beating pickup truck this August 17, 2020. And sure, it took Ram (and different…

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Surface Duo release date, price revealed with Snapdragon 855, no 5G

Eric Abent 2020-08-12 10:20:26 feeds.slashgear.com After an extended construct up and loads of teasing, Microsoft has formally unveiled the Floor Duo. We’re studying all concerning the dual-screen Android gadget immediately, with Microsoft sharing full tech specs, pricing, and which…

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2021 Audi S3 Sportback and Sedan arrives in Europe with 306HP engine


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Audi will unleash 2021 S3 Sportback and Sedan in Europe starting this month. This consists of the restricted ‘Version one’ mannequin of each the S3 Sportback and Sedan. The bundle consists of Tango Crimson paint for the Sedan and Python Yellow for the Sportback mannequin. Widespread throughout the 2 are bespoke darkish exterior accents, 19-inch wheels, and premium sport seats wrapped in tremendous Nappa leather-based.

Government editor Chris Davies drove the previous-generation Audi S3 a few years in the past. With gross sales reaching 20,000 items yearly within the US alone, the A3 lineup is a necessary phase for Audi. “Extra importantly, arguably, is that it’s the gateway to the Audi model: nearly three-quarters of patrons come from mainstream automakers,” mentioned Davies. “One of many charms of the unique S3 was how usable its energy was. You don’t need to be going at breakneck speeds to coax some enjoyable out of the automotive.”

Davies was speaking concerning the earlier mannequin’s 2.0-liter TFSI four-cylinder engine with 292 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. However within the 2021 S3, you get the identical 2.0-liter motor and now produces 305 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. The engine is mated to a 7-speed S-tronic computerized gearbox driving all 4 wheels by way of Audi’s Quattro AWD system.

The brand new Audi S3 follows the brand new type of an everyday A3 sedan. The brand new mannequin is 1.6-inches longer and 1.2-inches wider than earlier than. Each the S3 Sportback and Sedan share the identical 4.7-foot wheelbase and are available customary with Audi’s Singleframe grille, bigger air inlets, and aluminum mirror caps. The usual suspension lowers the physique by 0.6-inches, whereas the optionally available S sport suspension bundle with variable dampers permits the motive force to decide on between consolation and excessive sportiness.

On the within, the inside has a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster and a 10.1-inch infotainment show powered by Audi’s MMI system. In response to Audi, the most recent era of MMI has ten occasions the computing energy of the earlier mannequin and comes with built-in Wi-Fi hotspot and navigation. Driver-assist programs embody lane departure warning, swerve help with flip help, and Audi pre-sense entrance is customary, as nicely.

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New Rolls-Royce Ghost will have all-wheel drive and rear-wheel steering

Alvin Reyes 2020-08-11 09:13:43 feeds.slashgear.com The following-gen Rolls-Royce Ghost, we suspect, goes to be a sport changer for the British automaker. In a brand new video, Rolls-Royce has revealed the all-new Ghost can have all-wheel-drive and commonplace rear-wheel steering…

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Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra tops DxOMark list, doesn’t live up to one leak

JC Torres 2020-08-11 21:06:11 feeds.slashgear.com The Xiaomi Mi 10 Extremely was earlier described to shock the world and, in no less than one side, it might have completed simply that with a little bit of a pun. It didn’t,…

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Android Auto finally adds more navigation apps, Automotive OS expanding

Ewdison Then 2020-08-11 21:44:24 feeds.slashgear.com Many house owners of Put on OS and Android TV units complain about being handled like second-class residents with regards to Google’s platforms however they don't have anything with regards to Android’s automotive incarnation.…

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Cadillac is about to discover if Super Cruise early-adopters like it enough to pay for it again [Updated]

Chris Davies 2020-08-11 14:52:59 feeds.slashgear.com The earliest adopters of Cadillac’s Tremendous Cruise look set to get some dangerous information they won't have anticipated, with the bundled subscription to the hands-free cruise management system quickly coming to an finish. Whereas…

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Microsoft Surface Duo images show potential launch packages and price

Chris Burns 2020-08-11 17:12:28 feeds.slashgear.com Within the photos leaked at present, the Microsoft Floor Duo was proven from a number of angles together with possible equipment and/or in-box peripherals. The Microsoft Floor Duo system is Microsoft’s subsequent massive product…

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Twitter’s reply settings are now rolling out for everyone

Eric Abent 2020-08-11 14:59:59 feeds.slashgear.com Again in Might, Twitter began testing a brand new characteristic that allowed customers to outline who might and couldn't reply to their tweets. These modifications had been made in try to assist individuals really…

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2021 Bentley Bentayga V8 Review – Elevated Excess

Chris Davies 2020-08-11 12:20:07 feeds.slashgear.com Some issues take a while to achieve their absolute best. Wine, for instance, or tremendous leather-based, or balsamic vinegar. Effectively, we will add the 2021 Bentley Bentayga to that listing. It has tremendous leather-based…

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Lucid Motors Air sails past Tesla with huge EV range record

Chris Davies 2020-08-11 09:32:35 feeds.slashgear.com Electrical automotive startup Lucid Motors is claiming the vary crown for its Lucid Air, boasting third-party validation for the upcoming Tesla rival. Forward of manufacturing kicking off, the Air can be able to 517…

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Bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres came from salty water deep inside

Shane McGlaun 2020-08-11 06:05:04 feeds.slashgear.com The NASA Daybreak spacecraft orbited very near the dwarf planet Ceres situated within the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. Daybreak’s mission led to October 2018, and close to mission completion, the orbiter was…

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Nreal Light AR glasses launch bundled with Galaxy Note 20 5G

JC Torres 2020-08-11 00:01:48 feeds.slashgear.com When you’re any form of an augmented or combined actuality fanatic, you would possibly now lastly have a purpose to purchase Samsung’s new Galaxy Be aware 20. That's, for those who depart in South…

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Speedy SpaceX Starlink satellite production pace likely to frustrate astronomers

Chris Davies 2020-08-10 15:06:19 feeds.slashgear.com SpaceX is constructing 120 of its Starlink satellites every month, paving the best way for a major growth in its wi-fi web service, but additionally doubtlessly inflicting extra concern over these nervous concerning the…

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Google Maps returns to Apple Watch and gets important CarPlay feature

Brittany A. Roston 2020-08-10 15:15:14 feeds.slashgear.com Google has introduced its newest replace for Google Maps on iOS, bringing two vital options: assist for CarPlay’s newest and biggest function, in addition to the return of an Apple Watch app for…

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Your Apple Watch now tracks sleep with the first watchOS 7 public beta

Chris Davies 2020-08-10 13:58:15 feeds.slashgear.com For those who’ve been eagerly awaiting the day when your Apple Watch might observe your sleep, it’s time for a watchOS 7 beta set up and an early bedtime. Freshly launched right now, the…

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New DNA analysis says you’ve got more pre-human ancestors

Chris Burns 2020-08-10 12:22:41 feeds.slashgear.com This week a analysis paper revealed in PLOS Genetics revealed a newly developed algorithm for analyzing genomes. Researchers used their new system on the genomes of two Neanderthals, two people of African descent, and…

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Hyundai relaunches Ioniq as a standalone EV brand

Alvin Reyes 2020-08-10 06:59:34 feeds.slashgear.com In a shocking flip of occasions, South Korean automaker Hyundai is relaunching the Ioniq as an EV model. Again in 2015, Hyundai did the identical factor with Genesis and rebranded the title from a…

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NASA offers startling view of Beirut blast damage using satellite data

Brittany A. Roston 2020-08-08 09:00:28 feeds.slashgear.com On August 4, the town of Beirut skilled an unlimited, extremely tragic explosion that claimed quite a few lives and triggered widespread injury. Many movies of this occasion present the explosion from completely…

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Galaxy Tab S7+ still lags behind the iPad Pro in these ways

JC Torres 2020-08-07 08:24:51 feeds.slashgear.com For the longest time, Samsung has been accused of being an Apple copycat. In truth, there was a years-long courtroom case revolving precisely round that. It’s not a one-way road, although, and there are…

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This Sony WF-1000XM3 deal is an ANC earbud no-brainer

Chris Davies 2020-08-07 10:50:12 feeds.slashgear.com Sony might have simply up to date its well-regarded WH-1000XM4 headphones, but when noise-canceling earbuds are extra your fashion then there’s a brand new deal there in the present day. The Sony WF-1000XM3 lively…

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Bentley is already teasing another new Bentayga

Chris Davies 2020-08-07 11:11:45 feeds.slashgear.com Bentley could have solely simply unveiled the brand new 2021 Bentayga, however the second-generation SUV is already set to achieve one other model. Revealed in V8 form back in June, the revamped Bentayga borrows…

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When Acura says listen to the 2021 TLX, you listen good

Chris Davies 2020-08-07 14:43:22 feeds.slashgear.com “You possibly can take heed to it, however you'll be able to’t drive it” shouldn't be usually what you need to hear whenever you’re confronted with a model new sports activities sedan just like…

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