We took a spin within the 2021 Jaguar F-Kind; Apple CarKey will change how folks unlock and lock their automobiles; and the 2021 Toyota Supra debuted. It is the Week in Reverse, proper right here at Motor Authority.
The 2021 Jaguar F-Kind has been pared down to simply six builds with a tough prime and convertible, Four-, 6-, or Eight-cylinders underneath the hood, and an Eight-speed automated transmission. The streamlined lineup is cheaper than final 12 months and simply as attractive. We slid behind the wheel of the updated grand tourer and located it supplied that emotional connection that Jaguar wants proper now.
We compared the 2021 Cadillac Escalade to the 2020 Lincoln Navigator. The inside of the Navigator provides an old-school Chris Craft boat luxury-liner really feel whereas the Escalade’s cabin is full of screens and the most recent expertise. The Navigator goes fashionable underneath the hood with a turbocharged V-6 engine whereas the Escalade sticks to its truck-based roots with a naturally aspirated V-Eight—and a turbodiesel inline-6 joins the lineup to provide patrons a extra gasoline environment friendly possibility. The Navigator will get the sting on design and area however the Escalade goes all-in on tech, neither are low-cost.
Apple’s subsequent replace to its iOS shall be 13.Four and it would change how many individuals lock, unlock, and even begin their automobiles. A beta model of iOS 13.4 references a feature called CarKey. The system’s inner information describe how an iPhone or Apple Watch may very well be used instead of a conventional automobile key utilizing NFC (Close to Area Communication) expertise. It would not require Face ID for authentication and would work even when the cell system’s battery is lifeless.
The 2022 Land Rover Range Rover Sport was spotted present process chilly climate testing. Anticipated to reach in 2021 the brand new Vary Rover Sport will look boxier, with a extra upright form inside and outside. Anticipate design parts from the 2020 Defender to make their method into the most recent Vary Rover Sport., together with gentle hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and all-electric powertrain choices. The brand new luxurious SUV will experience on Land Rover’s MLA (Modular Longitudinal Structure) platform that can debut in 2020 with the redesigned Jaguar XJ.
The 2021 Toyota Supra received substantial updates for its second 12 months available on the market. A turbo-Four engine powers the bottom mannequin whereas the turbo-6 receives a considerable energy bump of 47 horsepower. The suspension’s been retuned and there is extra bracing for lateral stiffness. Each Supra will options an Eight.Eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system, and the bottom value shall be decrease, although Toyota did not say how a lot it would value when it goes on sale in June.