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2021 Honda Ridgeline Release Date, Price and Specs

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A few months ago, Honda unveiled the all-new 2021 Honda Ridgeline during the North American International Auto Show. The new model boasts of Honda exclusive technologies, design and features that undoubtedly set the benchmark for comfort, capability, and versatility in its class. The Honda Ridgeline release date should be expected sometime late this year (2016) or early next year as a 2021 year model.

2021 Honda Ridgeline side view, black color, alloy wheels

According to the executive vice president of American Honda Motor Co., John Mendel, “We are bringing our unique technology and original thinking to the market in a new and exciting way for a Honda pickup. We still have that notion that we’re headed in the right direction with a truck that uses the Honda packaging magic and unibody construction to deliver more of what our customers demand of us.”

2021 Honda Ridgeline rear view, tailpipe and alloy wheels

Some of the superior capabilities and features the new Honda Ridgeline 2021 is expected to come with include a superior on-road performance unlike anything else on the market as we see it today. Honda says the new model will offer segment-leading all-weather traction capability, cabin quietness, ride quality, and best handling thanks to the available i-VTM4 torque-vectoring AWD system, sophisticated chassis, and unibody construction.

2021 Honda Ridgeline front angle, headlights and grille

Interior space is also something that typically is taken with a pinch of salt, however, the new model offers the only 4-foot-wide flat wide bed and one of the largest and most versatile cabin, along with impressive payload capacities. In terms of class-exclusive and innovative features, the new model offers a first in-bed audio system, dual-action tailgate, and an In-Bed Trunk.

2021 Honda Ridgeline spy shots, front view

Safety and driver-assist technologies include third-party collision safety ratings, next-gen ACE body structure and a suite of Honda Sensing safety features. The entertainment front features an Android Auto and Apple Car Play compatibility and an eight-inch Display Audio system.

2021 Honda Ridgeline auto show, side view, silver color, alloy wheels

Inasmuch as the new 2021 Honda Ridgeline specs allude to a car that is spacious, versatile, and downright sophisticated, the segment isn’t without alternatives. Rivals nipping its heels include Toyota Tacoma and the Chevrolet Colorado. Colorado, just like the Ridgeline took off some time to cool off its heels, and now returns with a boatload of new technologies and capabilities. Along with its GMC twin, Colorado set the epitome of a traditional mid-size truck, sporting respectable payload and towing capacities, honest 4WD systems, and ladder frames.

2021 Honda Ridgeline rear view, taillights and tailpipe

The Toyota Tacoma is arguably one of the finest rivals the Ridgeline will have to face in the market. The Tacoma prides itself on being the top seller in the market for almost a decade now despite lacking any substantial overhaul. However, for 2021, it has set the bar high as it is also getting a thorough makeover that will undoubtedly get tongues wagging. It will be interesting to see how things fare for the three vehicles once each is offered for sale.

2021 Honda Ridgeline trunk view

2021 Honda Ridgeline Engine Specs

While Honda hasn’t released the official 2021 Honda Ridgeline specs, under the hood is a familiar 3.5L i-VTEC V6 engine out of – you probably guessed it right – the Pilot. This mill is expected to route the power generated – 280 hp and 262 lbs. ft. of torque – to the front wheels via the six-speed automatic transmission system.

Four modes – Normal, Mud, Snow, and Sand – are available with the Intelligent Terrain Management software that is offered with the all-new AWD system that utilizes Honda’s i-VTM4 torque vectoring transfer case.

2021 Honda Ridgeline engine

There is no denying the fact that the Ridgeline is designed to spend a huge chunk of its life riding empty on paved roads. As such, Honda says the new truck will be capable of “medium-duty” off-roading and towing capacities while maintaining an impressive on-road driving feel.

Of course, more specs will be available on its released date including the 2021 Honda Ridgeline towing capacity, MPG, and bed, and trim configurations.

2021 Honda Ridgeline Interior Accessories & Exterior Pictures

2021 Honda Ridgeline interior, dashboard, lcd screen, gear shift knob

Some of the standard features to expect include a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, a sliding rear window, a six-speaker audio system, voice controls, a rearview camera, dual-zone automatic climate control, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, a bed liner, a 6.1” touchscreen interface, remote keyless entry, sixteen-inch black alloy wheels, bumpers, and mirror caps, body-color door handles, a sliding rear window, cruise control, and chrome exterior accents.

2021 Honda Ridgeline interior, front leather seats, steering wheel

2021 Honda Ridgeline Release Date & Price

Rumors within the industry say the vehicle will probably go for sale sometime late this year (2016) of early next year.

2021 Honda Ridgeline release date

The 2021 Honda Ridgeline price starts from around $30,000, albeit based on speculation.

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New 2021 Cadillac CT6 – Release Date and Info

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The new 2021 Cadillac CT6 is a compelling value among leading luxury sedans with its generous passenger space, competitive price, efficient and responsive engine, and an engaging driving experience. It also has a commanding presence and a serious curbside presence. Its release date should be expected sometime in the latter half of 2021, at least according to recent pundit’s reports. 

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For starters, the Cadillac CT6 is a large luxury sedan with classic rear-wheel-drive proportions, and a has enjoyed a renaissance for over ten years or so, flaunting genuine high-performance credentials and a sharp new design language not seen before. But one thing makes the Cadillac CT6 a standout – it’s an unmistaken flagship vehicle.

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Rumors have been circulating in the segment for a while now that Cadillac is building an even high-end sedan that is slated to one of the world’s best. Apparently, Cadillac hasn’t refuted or substantiated the claims yet, but as things stand – there “must” be something cooking on the other side of the veil. And as they say, “Only time will tell.”

2021 Cadillac CT6 front view, black color, headlights and alloy wheels

The level of polish and interior refinement in the new CT6 are desirable, as is the ride and construction quality. Cadillac has made concerted efforts in ensuring that the CT6 is compelling and appealing through major interior redesigns and changes. Interior technologies and advanced safety features have also be roped in.

2021 Cadillac CT6 side angle, black color, alloy wheels

It’s practical, too. The backseat, for instance, offers plenty of space in comparison to other well dimensionally large luxury sedans in the market. Surprisingly though, the new model has added any weight, and sources say it weighs about 1,000 lbs. less than its competition thanks to the ample dose of lightweight aluminum and clever engineering during its construction.

2021 Cadillac CT6 rear view, taillights and tailpipe

With such a diet, the newest Cadillac CT6 is more than capable of getting the job done in terms of a better fuel economy particularly for the base model, and improved handling and steering precision.

2021 Cadillac CT6 rear view, exterior, taillights and alloy wheels

Limousine accoutrements available and the smorgasbord of technology features are provided in abundance and you’ll be hard-pressed which one to choose especially those offered as options. Several alternatives however do exist. Some of these include the 2021 Audi A6, the 2021 Audi A8, 2021 Jaguar XJ, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, and the 2021 BMW 7 Series. In overall, though, we encourage you to investigate Caddy’s interim flagship model if you’re looking for a luxury sedan that offers a reasonable price, and distinctive personality and style.

2021 Cadillac CT6 Engine Specs

Under the hood of the 2021 Cadillac CT6 is a four-cylinder 2.0L turbocharged engine rated at 265 hp and 295 lbs. ft. of torque. EPA estimates the standard mill’s fuel economy ratings to be 22 city, 31 highway, and 25 mpg combined. Both the eight-speed auto and the rear-wheel drive systems are default.

2021 Cadillac CT6 engine

Optional on both the Luxury and base trims but standard on the Platinum and Luxury are two V6s. both come mated to an eight-speed automatic and an all-wheel drive system. The first is a 3.6L V6 rated at 335 horsepower and 284 pounds-ft. of torque, while the second is a 3.0L turbocharged V6 rated at 404 horsepower and 400 pounds-ft. of torque. EPA estimates the turbocharged V6 to return 18/26/21 mpg, and 19/28/23 mpg for the other V6 version.

Offered Trims – Cadillac CT6

Four main trims – Platinum, Premium Luxury, Luxury, and base – are offered for the large 2021 Cadillac CT6 luxury sedan. The CT6-V is covered separately.

Exterior Spy Photos & 2021 Cadillac CT6 Interior Review

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2021 Cadillac CT6 front angle, headlights and grille

Some of the standard accessories for the base CT6 model include a power telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel, LED headlights, automatic dual-zone climate control, driver memory settings, an auto-dimming mirror, LED taillights, rear and front parking cameras, 18” wheels, front eight-way power seats, and a leather upholstery.

2021 Cadillac CT6 interior, dashboard, steering wheel, lcd screen

Technologies available include a 10.2” touchscreen interface, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, satellite radio, wireless charging, a rearview camera, GM’s OnStar system, smartphone app connectivity, USB ports, and voice controls.

2021 Cadillac CT6 interior, leather seats, gear shift knob

Models at the totem pole offer features such as adjustable outboard rear seats, premium leather upholstery, 12-way power front seats, enhanced safety-related automatic braking, a night-vision camera system, adaptive cruise control, and the Bose Panaray premium audio system. More features, unique to each model, should be expected on its release date.

2021 Cadillac CT6 Release Date & Price

2021 Cadillac CT6 Release date

The base model of the 2021 Cadillac CT6 should be expected to cost an MSRP starting from $53,495, and about $87,465 for the CT6 Platinum. Rumors going round in industry circles allege the CT6 is scheduled to go for sale sometime in the latter half of 2021. You can also enjoy the 2021 Cadillac CT6 First Look Video available here.

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2021 Jeep Renegade Release Date, Specs and Info

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The new 2021 Jeep Renegade is certainly one of the few models from Jeep that has actually embraced a styling and playfulness evolution. It’s practical and rewarding to drive. Some of its attributed include easy-to-use technology interface, lots of character, and best-in-class off-road capability. Its release date should be expected during the 3rd Q of 2021.

2021 Jeep Renegade white color, grille

The 2021 Renegade will for the first time come equipped with a nifty removable cargo light on both the Trailhawk and Limited trims, new automatic wipers, and a new premium audio option.

When the vehicle debuted two years ago, some Jeep critics and enthusiasts were quick to air their concerns on whether the badge of a manufacturer built on a reputation of unquestionable off-road capability could be worn by a subcompact crossover. The skepticism was further fuelled by the fact that Jeep has a reputation of building underwhelming small crossovers like the Patriot and Compass.

2021 Jeep Renegade blue color, alloy wheels

But with a long-term Renegade Trailhawk in our fleet and several road tests under our belts, we can therefore conclude that those fears are unfounded. The Jeep Renegade for 2021 is an excellent subcompact crossover that comes with an off-road athleticism, an easy and fun to drive character, and a fairly comfortable cabin.

2021 Jeep Renegade side angle, red color

However, the Renegade disappoints on several fronts including but not limited to a middling fuel economy rating, intrusive wind noise, clunky and confused automatic transmission system, limited cargo capacity, and tight rear-seat legroom. Well, if you can’t live with this shortcomings, there are several other options worth considering. They include the 2021 Honda HR-V, the 2021 Fiat 500X, the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek, and the 2021 Mazda CX-3.

Available Trims – Jeep Renegade

2021 Jeep Renegade exterior, headlights and alloy wheels

The subcompact 2021 Jeep Renegade crossover SUV is available in four trim levels: Sport, Latitude, Limited, and Trailhawk trims.

Interior Colors & Exterior Review – 2021 Jeep Renegade

Standard accessories and equipment available for the Sport trim includes an auxiliary audio jack, power locks and windows, 16” wheels, a 60/40-split folding rear seat, four-speaker sound system, a telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel, a height-adjustable driver seat, keyless entry, a USB port, and cloth upholstery.

2021 Jeep Renegade steering wheel and lcd screen

The Latitude comes equipped with a leather-wrapped steering wheel, power adjustable heated exterior mirrors, ambient LED lighting, body-colored door handles, air-conditioning, foglights, automatic headlights, roof rails, alloy wheels, and a fold-flat passenger seat. Electronic add-ons include a six-speaker audio system, voice commands, Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity, a rearview camera, a 5” touchscreen, an additional USB port, and Uconnect interface.

2021 Jeep Renegade interior, leather seats

The Limited comes standard with an eight-way power-adjustable driver seat, a 40/20/40-split folding rear seat, a 115-V household style power outlet, automatic climate control (dual-zone), automatic wipers, 18” wheels, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a leather-wrapped shift knob, leather upholstery, an upgraded driver information display, heated steering wheel, automatic wipers, dual-exhaust tips, and heated front seats.

2021 Jeep Renegade rear shift knob

The off-road-themed Trailhawk trim comes fitted with all-terrain equipped 17” tires, a underbody skid plates, a raised suspension system, hill descent control, an all-wheel-drive mode, red interior stitching, a removable cargo floor panel, a leather-wrapped shift knob, premium cloth upholstery, unique exterior accents, tow hooks, an upgraded driver information display, a 115-V household-style power outlet, and a full-size spare.

2021 Jeep Renegade front angle, grille and headlights

Some of the optional features available for the lower trims include a navigation system, rear parking sensors, a 6.5” touchscreen display, lane-departure warning system, a Wi-Fi hotspot and voice texting, rear-cross traffic alert, rear parking sensors, blind-spot warning system, and forward collision warning and braking systems.

2021 Jeep Renegade rear angle, black color, taillights

Engine Specs – 2021 Jeep Renegade

A 1.4L turbocharged engine rated at 160 hp and 184 pounds of torque mated to a six-speed manual transmission system comes fitted on the base model.

Selective on both the Latitude and Sport trims, and standard for the Limited and Trailhawk trims is a four-cylinder 2.4L engine rated at 180 horsepower and 175 pounds of torque. The nine-speed automatic transmission system is the default system. You have the choice of either the four-wheel-drive or the front-wheel drive version except for the Trailhawk trim that is offered as a four-wheel drive only.

2021 Jeep Renegade engine

During our test drives, the Trailhawk posted a lackluster acceleration of 9.9 seconds for a sprint of 0-60 mph, and 9.4 seconds for the all-wheel-drive 2.4L engine-fitted versions.

With the Trailer To w package, expect the four-wheel-drive 2021 Jeep Renegade to achieve a maximum towing capacity of 2,000 pounds.

Price & Release Date – 2021 Jeep Renegade

2021 Jeep Renegade silver color, exterior

The new Jeep Renegade for 2021 should be expected in U.S dealerships during the 3rd Q of this year latest. As for the price, the MSRP has been set at $17,995.

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2021 Pagani Huayra BC Release Date, Specs & Info

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The new 2021 Pagani Huayra BC is a testament to Pagani’s innovation and technical solutions for future models. Every part of the vehicle is as a result of innovative changes that makes it achieve a completely different personality to that of the Huayra Coupe. According to Pagani, the 2021 Pagani Huayra BC design has been inspired by its “track focused” predecessors – the Zonda Cinque and the Pagani Zonda R, as it was initially conceived to be a daily driving car that gives maximum performance and exhilaration during special days and track days. Its release date has been set for early 2021. Read on to read what to expect.

2021 Pagani Huayra BC exterior, side angle, alloy wheels

First things first, what does “BC” actually mean? Apparently, “BC” represents the initials Benny Caiola – the first person to buy a Pagani Automobile. He was so impressed by the cars Horacio Pagani was making over the years. Pagani Automobile has grown over the years to curve its own niche by introducing a combination of electric motor and combustion engine, and introducing hybrid propulsion.

2021 Pagani Huayra BC auto show, rear view, white color, taillights

Furthermore, Pagani Automobiles takes pride in its areas of technological areas of development that involve creating the lightest, globally homologated, Hypercar; developing a completely new Automated Manual Transmission by paying attention to both comfort and performance without compromising the balance and weight of the car; and developing suspension and chassis systems derived from motorspot to deliver a secure and dynamic car while retaining the comfort of a typical Pagani car.

2021 Pagani Huayra BC spy shots

Motivation comes from a 6.0L V12 engine rated at 750 horsepower and 738 pounds-ft. of torque. Rumors also allege that the V12 mill can get up to 789 horsepower and 811 pounds feet of torque. While 0-60 mph figure is still a mystery, as of this writing, it is expected that it’ll achieve the speed in just 2.7 seconds given the standard Huayra can hit 60 mph in just three seconds.

2021 Pagani Huayra BC exterior, overhead view

The only competition that seems to raffle the feathers of the 2021 Pagani Huayra BC the bad way is the recently redesigned 2021 Bugatti Chiron. Power for the Chiron comes from a quad-turbocharged 8.0L W16 engine that makes a whopping 1,500 horsepower. With all this power generated beneath the hood, the Chiron 0-60 mph takes around 2.5 seconds, and goes on to achieve a top speed of 286 mph. And yet, the Bugatti costs far less than the 2021 Pagani Huayra BC.

2021 Pagani Huayra BC Release Date & Price

2021 Pagani Huayra BC release date

According to Pagani, the new Huayra BC will cost around $3M, given the engine and aerodynamic enhancements it gets over the stock Huayra that costs $1M less. Only 20 units of these vehicles will be built and will only be sold to existing owners. Its release date, as already mentioned, should be expected sometime in early 2021.

2021 Pagani Huayra BC Exterior Pictures

2021 Pagani Huayra BC front angle, headlights and grille

Inspired by the track-focused Zonda Cinque and the Zonda R, the new Huayra BC comes with exterior aerodynamic cues similar to those of its predecessors. It comes with a revised rear diffuser and a massive wing that stretches from one end of the bumper to the other. Up front, the fascia has been redesigned, with the diffuser being new. Further aback, Pagani was able to achieve improved down force thanks to the pair of spoilers beneath. The wheels, and side skirts, too, are new.

2021 Pagani Huayra BC rear angle, taillights and tailpipe

Aerodynamics cues have been redesigned. Up front, the air inlets are larger, and the race-spec canards and splitter assertive. There’s extensive use of carbon fiber especially on the engine lid, roof, and front hood. Racing stripes are colored blue and white, but certain reports say additional color choices will also be offered.

2021 Pagani Huayra BC Interior

2021 Pagani Huayra BC interior, dashboard and lcd screen

According to Pagani, the new Huayra BC was built with a racing emphasis and weight savings in mind. And even so, the brand has also achieved quite some significant firsts when it comes to the exterior aesthetics. While many details are still under wraps, Pagani has confirmed several details such as – Black Anthracite cabin color, and a suede and leather steering wheel.

And just like any Huayra out there, there’re acres of aluminum, carbon fiber, and fine Alcantara inserts.

Available Trims

The new 2021 Pagani Huayra BC is only available in one well-equipped trim level.

Engine Specs

2021 Pagani Huayra BC engine

As aforementioned, the new 2021 Pagani Huayra BC will come with a 750-horsepower – generating 6.0L V-12 engine. Other reports say it can crank out 39 horsepower more, thereby outing its total output to around 789 horsepower – 60 more horsepower than the standard Huayra.

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2021 Pagani Huayra BC interior, steering wheel

With a 0-60 mph acceleration taking around 2.7 seconds, it is only natural for the automaker to offer it with a smorgasbord of safety and driver-assisting technologies. Though unconfirmed, the new Pagani Huayra BC will come with the same technologies that the standard model comes with. Government crash impact assessment results will be offered on its release date.

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2021 Pagani Huayra BC exterior, front view, headlights, grille and alloy wheels

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