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News Tesla Tequila, Volkswagen Golf R, Audi RS E-Tron GT: News Recap

Tesla Tequila, Volkswagen Golf R, Audi RS E-Tron GT: News Recap

We take a look at the week's biggest news stories

  • Tesla announced a new brand of Tequila

  • The Volkswagen Golf R was unveiled with a drift mode

  • The all-electric Audi E-Tron RS GT packs 637 horsepower


Here’s a look at the biggest stories of the week in the automotive world. You may have missed a few given the chaos in Washington…

2022 Volkswagen Golf R

The new-generation Volkswagen Golf R will feature 315 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque, an impressive gain over the current model. It will also come with a drift mode and a six-speed manual will be available.

2022 Volkswagen Golf R: 315-HP, Drift Mode And True Torque Vectoring

 

Audi RS E-Tron GT

Audi gave us more details on its upcoming electric sedan by unveiling the Audi RS E-Tron GT, the most powerful Audi ever.

It will offer up to 637 horsepower and features the Audi Sport handling software.

Audi RS E-Tron GT Most Powerful Audi Ever

Tesla Tequila

It started as a joke, but nothing is too outlandish for Elon Musk. The official Tesla Tequila went on sale this week at $250 per bottle and sold out just as quickly.

Tesla Tequila is Here, Cheers!

Other auto news this week:

Pricing was unveiled for the 2021 Subaru Outback

Mitsubishi has big plans for EVs

2020 C8 Corvette experiencing check engine light problems

You can buy the Redeye HEMI in a crate

Nissan priced the 2021 Versa in Canada

Bentley is going full EV by 2030

Ferrari has no plans to be full EV

 

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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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