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Kendall Jenner sports a vintage Apollo 11 tee and high waisted jeans while picking up healthy snacks

She was recently spotted enjoying a romantic dinner-for-two with pro basketball player beau Devin Booker, 23. 

But Kendall Jenner was all by her lonesome as she picked up a few healthy treats at the Malibu Country Mart on Tuesday afternoon in Malibu.

The 24-year-old model kept casual in a vintage Apollo 11 tee that had a stylish run down the front of it. 

Food run: Kendall Jenner was all by her lonesome as she picked up a few healthy treats at Malibu Country Mart on Tuesday afternoon in Malibu

She paired the baby t-shirt with a pair of light wash denim jeans that featured a flattering high waistline and straight legs.

Kendall slipped her feet into a pair of brown velcro sandals and she kept her eyes concealed behind a pair of black retro shades.

The runway maven’s brown hair was parted down the middle and rested on her shoulders.

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Envisics raises $50 million to bring AR holographic displays to car windshields

Envisics, a U.K.-based startup developing augmented reality (AR) holographic head-up display (HUD) technology for cars, has raised $50 million in a series B round of funding from a host of automotive giants, including Hyundai Mobis, General Motors’ VC arm GM Ventures, and China’s SAIC Motors’ investment offshoot SAIC Capital.

HUD technology originally gained traction in the aviation and military realm — where it allows pilots and operators to view data directly in their field of vision. But it has increasingly made its way into the automotive sphere, with the likes of BMW embracing HUDs to display things like speed and directions in the windshield. However, most modern HUD systems offer fairly basic graphical functionality with a limited field of view (FOV) that places images near the front of the car — basically as a secondary display for information already visible elsewhere in the vehicle.

With AR-enabled HUDs, cars can overlay

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the electric car that dares to be different

The Mazda is a lovely little EV, nice to drive, different in many ways, with real driver appeal, but the range is parlous.

Until we get a range extender version, the MX-30 is only suitable as a second car/urban runabout – provided you don’t fancy a visit to the seaside.


Mazda MX-30

TESTED AC synchronous electric motor and 35.5kWh lithium-ion battery with step-down gearing, front-wheel drive

PRICE/ON SALE without £3,000 Government PIGG, from £28,545, to £33,045 (£30,495 as tested in First Edition trim)/spring 2021

POWER/TORQUE 143bhp/160lb ft


ACCELERATION 0-62mph in 9.7sec

RANGE 124 miles (WLTP high) 

EFFICIENCY 3.49 miles per kWh

CO2 EMISSIONS zero at tailpipe, well-to-wheels 41.35/km

VED £0 

VERDICT Nice to look at and drive, and genuinely different, Mazda’s MX-30 only lacks one thing to make it a credible contender in the market and that’s a better battery range (until a range-extender version

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2020 Land Rover Defender 110 First Drive Review

2020 Land Rover Defender 110

2020 Land Rover Defender 110 first drive review: Off-rad chops meets modern tech

“The 2020 Land Rover Defender combines old-school ruggedness with modern refinement.”

  • Impressive off-road capability
  • Drives like a car, not an SUV
  • Well-designed interior
  • Useful tech
  • Vague steering
  • Fussy touchscreen

Modern Land Rover is defined by SUVs that combine luxury with off-road capability, vehicles that, despite their mud-plugging abilities, are typically compared to the likes of Mercedes-Benz. It wasn’t always this way.

When Land Rover launched in 1948, it made simple, rugged vehicles aimed more at farmers, explorers, and soldiers than wealthy suburbanites. Those early Land Rovers were Britain’s answer to Jeep, not Mercedes. As Land Rover drifted further into luxury, the Defender became the last reminder of the brand’s origins. Until it went out of production in 2016, that is (United States sales ceased in 1997).

Fans loved the original Defender because it existed in a time

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15 Winter Must-Haves to Prep Your Car for the Snowy Season

Photo credit: Marc Urbano - Car and Driver
Photo credit: Marc Urbano – Car and Driver

From Car and Driver

With the cool winds blowing and the leaves changing, it’s time to consider prepping your car—and yourself—for winter. Or, at the very least, gathering all the necessary tools and consumables to save your future self time, money, and a whole lot of headaches. Just one note: These are general approaches to surviving winter, automotively speaking. This isn’t a catchall for every scenario that you might face in the struggle of protecting your car through harsh winter months.

We also looked at getting your collector car or more rust-prone ride ready to stash for the winter months. Rounding out the list, we have some suggestions to keep you busy when you can’t enjoy your car.

Photo credit: - Hearst Owned
Photo credit: – Hearst Owned

Unfortunately, those living in the frozen tundra of the East and Midwest will have to get around somehow when

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Worst Car Interiors of 2020: McLaren, Corvette, Lotus, Nissan, Fiat

This is not a list of bad cars.

The Chevrolet Corvette, the McLaren 570S, and Lotus Evora, for example, are among the most athletic, fun-to-drive vehicles on the market today.

But the ability to provide a thrilling experience from behind the wheel doesn’t mean a car sailed through the interior design portion of the test. Engineering prowess doesn’t always transfer to the cabin. Pity the afterthought! Much more than things to drive, cars have become the spaces in which we work, preen, eat, nap, detox, and even learn. A good interior, from driver’s seat to backseat, facilitates all that. A bad one actively gets in the way.

The interior of a car, in fact, is the most critical element of the entire driving and riding experience. It’s the only place where the body (hands, feet, back, legs) actually connects with the vehicle. The comfort of the space, the convenience of

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1967 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS 396 Is Everything Today’s Car Is Not

For all intents and purpose, the modern day muscle car segment – or, to a greater extent, the sports coupe segment – is dominated by the Ford Mustang. One of just two of the Blue Oval’s remaining passenger cars in the U.S. (alongside the Fusion, in the process of being retired), the Mustang is clearly a much more prominent presence in the customer’s minds that it’s long time rival, the Camaro.

The current generation of Chevy’s pony has little going for it in the battle with the Mustang – this is why it sold about half the number achieved by Ford in 2019 – but true fans never give up. For them, a return to the early versions of the car is the best way to keep hope alive.

And this 1967 example is a great way to do that, as it is not only part of the very first

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Check Out These 3 Classic Porsches Reimagined For The Modern Era

The 914, 928, and 944 are due for a reboot.

Even after years of concerted effort to expand its lineup to include crossovers, SUVs, and electric vehicles, Porsche still has a focused portfolio. However, there are still segments it’s absent from where it’s competitors operate without worry. If Porsche wanted to expand further, it could easily resurrect past models for the modern era. Porsche Club of America has a new video highlighting which three icons it wants to receive new interpretations.

a car parked in a parking lot: Modern-Day Porsche

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Modern-Day Porsche

One that’s due for a reboot is the 914, Porsche’s Targa-topped, lightweight roadster. While it originally came with either a VW-sourced flat-four or a 911-derived flat-six engine, a new 914 would go electric. As the PCA video notes, batteries would significantly increase the car’s weight; however, compensating that would be the instant torque that’d be available. The powertrain would also give it a low center

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The 15 Cars With the Worst Fuel Economy on Sale Now

Whether you’re a born-again coal-roller or an acolyte of the Holy Order of Mother Earth, you can appreciate a car with good fuel economy—even if for different reasons. For some of us, the reason to care is all around us; the world is warming, and we’re speeding it up, so we should do what we can to minimize or reverse that. For others, the appeal of good fuel economy is more about how much money they pump out of their wallets and into a tank every week. Either way, cars that get terrible fuel economy are, generally, to be avoided. So, which cars get the worst fuel economy these days?

Unsurprisingly, the vast majority of the top 50 cars with the worst fuel economy are exotic sports cars and supercars, with brands like Bugatti, Lamborghini, and Ferrari the most numerous. Bentley and Rolls-Royce also make frequent appearances at the bottom

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The Mercedes 190E 2.5-16 Cosworth Is a Nineties Sport Sedan With Some Class

If you’re looking for a Nineties sports sedan, most people are going to steer you toward a BMW. After all, that decade was the golden era of the brand, a time when the Bavarians were nailing the driving experience. But sometimes life demands an alternate, a slightly less obvious choice. Life, when you think about it, demands a 190E 2.5-16 Cosworth.

a car parked on the side of a road: Sure, everyone fawns over a track-ready BMW. But a Mercedes sedan with a Cosworth-tuned engine can be everything at once.

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Sure, everyone fawns over a track-ready BMW. But a Mercedes sedan with a Cosworth-tuned engine can be everything at once.

a car parked on the side of a road: 1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-16 5-Speed

1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-16 5-Speed


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Gallery: BMW’s 268-HP Front-Wheel-Drive 128ti Is a Full-Fledged Hot Hatch (Road & Track)

Surely you could get an M3 or an M5. You could take it to the track, romp on it as

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