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Should you still buy a car during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Should you still buy a car during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Let’s not beat around the bush. Car sales have crashed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. There’s no avoiding its effects, as stock markets, retail and travel have also been murdered by the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis, with no sign of relief any time soon and people are losing their jobs in these and others sectors. If you still feel like buying a car, there are some options, but on the whole, there probably won’t be any new cars to buy soon as several carmakers are switching focus for the time being.

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Koenigsegg Jesko Absolut aiming to be world's fastest car

Koenigsegg Jesko Absolut aiming to be world’s fastest car

The race to be the fastest car has been going on forever. In the modern age, the Bugatti Veyron ignited another chapter of this fight in which brands like SSC, Hennessey and Koenigsegg also threw their hats in the ring. But, here is Koenigsegg again, hoping to seal the deal with the fastest car Koenigsegg will ever make. Quite a tall order for the new boy which is christened Koenigsegg Jesko Absolut.

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2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia GTA and GTAm will be delayed as FCA shuts down Italy factories

2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia GTA and GTAm will be delayed as FCA shuts down Italy factories

GTA (Grand Turismo Alleggerita) is an iconic nameplate for Alfa Romeo. This name adorned the legendary Giulia GTA from 1965, a car that has won hundreds of victories for Alfa back in its glory days. And now when Alfa Romeo recognised the interest in something crazier than the current Giulia Quadrifoglio, if only to lift sales of the slow-selling sedan, Alfa turned its history pages to resurrect the GTA once again. Hence the new Alfa Romeo Giulia GTA and GTAm debuted earlier this month, just before the COVID-19 crisis turned into a pandemic and forced Alfa Romeo and several other carmakers to start shutting down production in Italy as well as in many other countries in Europe over the past week.

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Would you buy an electric or diesel VW Golf GTI?

Would you buy an electric or diesel VW Golf GTI?

Genesis is always classic. The very beginning of a revolution is never forgotten. Following the same lines, every new Golf GTI revealed is celebrated as the evolution of hot hatches, a formula that was made popular by the very first Mark I Golf GTI back in 1975. Since then, the GTI has grown in all ways and a few days ago, came a new one. This time, for the eighth generation of the GTI, the launch went as planned with no surprises except for an easter egg.

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Citroen's 2021 DS 9 is luxury hybrid version of Peugeot 508

Citroen’s 2021 DS 9 is luxury hybrid version of Peugeot 508

The luxury car market is an ever-growing space and mainstream brands from around the world have been trying to grab their piece which is otherwise dominated by the German brands. PSA Group, which owns Citroen and Peugeot, had recently jumped into the ring with DS, their semi-luxury spin-off of Citroen. They have entered the luxury sedan segment with a new model, christened 2021 DS 9. The plug-in-hybrid sedan comes with a handsome design and a lot of tech to lock horns with the established rivals.

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2021 Mercedes Benz E-Class is here, including AMG E53

2021 Mercedes Benz E-Class is here, including AMG E53

The Mercedes Benz E-Class has always been the handsome middle-child of the German premium carmaker. The sedan has racked up a considerable amount of volume and became a forerunner for the success of the brand. For 2021, the Mercedes Benz E-Class has been lightly revamped, and with this update, the sedan and wagon versions get a frumpy new look, new tech, and a plug-in hybrid version.

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