Lucid Air and Maserati MC20 unveiled | Autoblog Podcast #644

In this week’s Autoblog Podcast, Editor-in-Chief Greg Migliore is joined by Associate Editor Byron Hurd. Before they get to the juicy news of the week, they chat about the cars they’ve been driving, including a Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R, Audi A6 Allroad, Mazda CX-9 and Kia Niro. It’s been a busy week in the news department, with GM investing in Nikola, Lucid Motors launching the Air electric sedan, Maserati unveiling the MC20 mid-engined supercar and a farewell to the Lexus GS. Then they talk about having a newfound respect for the Fox Body Mustang and the Mazda CX-9.

Autoblog Podcast #644

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Rundown

  • Cars we’re driving
    • 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R
    • 2020 Audi A6 Allroad
    • 2020 Mazda CX-9
    • 2020 Kia Niro
  • GM buys $2 billion stake in Nikola, will build Badger hydrogen-electric pickup
    • Update: Short-seller accuses Nikola of fraud and Nikola threatens to sue
  • Lucid Air production electric luxury sedan is a dream revealed
    • Lucid Air’s modular powertrain opens up serious performance possibilities
    • Lucid Motors teases electric SUV at Air debut
  • Mid-engined, 621-horsepower MC20 inaugurates a new era for Maserati
    • All future Maseratis will borrow styling cues from the MC20 
    • 2023 Maserati MC20 Folgore planned with three-motor electric powertrain
  • Lexus GS dead for 2021
  • Respect to:
    • Fox Body Mustang
    • Mazda CX-9

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