TESLA UTE ON THE WAY
TESLA is promising the world a ute, although the timing is likely to be some time after 2020.
Elon Musk has tweeted: “I promise that we will make a pickup truck right after Model Y. Have had the core design/engineering elements in my mind for almost 5 years. Am dying to build it.”
Tickford is back in Supercars for 2018 as a way to boost sales of the company’s modified Mustang and Ranger roadgoers.
Prodrive Racing, which fielded four Falcons last year, has become Tickford Racing to reflect the naming of the umbrella company.
The first 70 Bugatti Chiron hypercars, each priced at more than $3.3 million, went to their owners before the end of 2017.
The successor to the Veyron, which has a claimed top speed of 420km/h, is built at Bugatti’s historic home town of Molsheim in France and production is limited to 500 examples.
The supersize BMW X7 SUV is well into development in the US. The hulking seven-seater is primarily aimed at American garages and is undergoing extensive testing in local conditions.