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Mustang Mach 1, 2021 Toyota Supra, 2021 Nissan Rogue: Top 10 Stories Of The Week

A look back at some of the biggest stories this week including the unveiling of the Ford Mustang Mach 1, Toyota Supra Pricing, and the Polestar 1 PHEV's range.

  • We take a look at our top 10 news stories of the last week


There were a lot of new and important models unveiled this week, from the redesigned 2021 Nissan Rogue to the new 2021 Lexus IS to two high-performance German luxury sedans. Tesla surpassed the 400-mile barrier and the Mazda BT-50 is a cool truck we won’t get here. There’s new technology coming at Ford and the Polestar 1 has the most range of any PHEV vehicle according to the EPA.

1. New Ford Mustang Mach 1

2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 | Photo: Ford
2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 | Photo: Ford

The Ford Mustang Mach 1 reveal was the big news of the week. Sportier than a GT and aimed at track use, it features a Coyote V8 with 480 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque.

2. 2021 Toyota Supra Pricing in Canada and the US

2021 Toyota Supra
2021 Toyota GR Supra | Photo: Toyota

Toyota confirmed pricing for the 2021 Toyota Supra in both Canada and the United States. The 2021 lineup features a more affordable, 2.0 version with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine.

3. 2021 Nissan Rogue Unveiled

2021 Nissan Rogue
2021 Nissan Rogue | Photo: Nissan

The new 2021 Nissan Rogue was revealed earlier this week. Featuring a new design, a new powertrain, a new platform, and a new interior design, it’s a completely new generation of a very important model for Nissan.

4. 2021 Lexus IS Unveiled

2021 Lexus IS
2021 Lexus IS | Photo: Lexus

Lexus launched the brand-new 2021 US compact sedan with a redesigned exterior and improved safety technology. The powertrains carry over from the previous IS unchanged.

5. Polestar 1 PHEV EPA Range Announced

Polestar EV
Polestar 1 white exterior, front | Photo: Volvo

The Polestar 1 PHEV was rated at 52 miles of range by the EPA, a cool 84 kilometres here in Canada. That’s not as much as Polestar advertised for its flagship plug-in hybrid, but still more than any other PHEV out there.

6. Ford Co-Pilot360 2.0 Coming To The Mustang Mach-E

Ford Co-Pilot360 2.0
Ford Co-Pilot360 2.0 | Photo: Ford

The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E will be the first Ford product to get the updated Co-Pilot360 2.0 suite of driver assistance technologies. The biggest improvement is the new Active Drive Assist autonomous driving system.

7. 2021 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S Unveiled

2021 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S
2021 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S | Photo: Mercedes-AMG

Mercedes-AMG couldn’t stay quiet in the face of a new rival from BMW, so they revealed the 2021 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S with 603 horsepower and a lot of new tech inside and out. And yes, the wagon is coming back.

8. 2021 BMW M5 Unveiled

2021 BMW M5
2021 BMW M5 | Photo: BMW

The new 2021 BMW M5 debuted this week, following the reveal of the new 5 Series lineup. It features a 600-horsepower base engine and a ton of tech designed to make it go fast on a track.

9. Mazda BT-50 Truck

Mazda BT-50 Truck
Mazda BT-50 Truck | Photo: Mazda

The Mazda BT-50 is a mid-size truck offered in Asia and that is coming to Australia. It has a turbodiesel engine and an impressive towing capacity along with an elegant interior and very nice KODO exterior design.

10. 2020 Tesla Model S Offers More Than 400 Miles of Range

2020 Tesla Model S range
2020 Tesla Model S Long Range Plus | Photo: Tesla

The new 2020 Model S offers 402 miles of range, or 647 kilometres. That’s a 20-percent increase over the previous Model S.

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Charles Jolicoeur
Charles Jolicoeur
Charles Jolicoeur was studying to be a CPA when he decided to drop everything and launch a car website in 2012. Don't ask. The journey has been an interesting one, but today he has co-founded and manages 8 websites including EcoloAuto.com and MotorIllustrated.com as General Manager of NetMedia360. He also sits on the board of the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada. Send me an email

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