2020 BMW 7-Series, 2021 Genesis GV80, 2020 Chevrolet Corvette: The Week In Reverse

We drove the 2020 BMW 7-Series; the 2021 Genesis GV80 was priced; and we dove into the details of the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette. It’s the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority.

The 2020 BMW 7-Series fixes the current generation’s biggest issue: it wasn’t getting noticed. BMW execs said people didn’t realize the current-generation flagship was new when it arrived for 2016, so 2020 updates include a more-distinct front end and even more tech. Now the question is whether the latest 7-Series is getting noticed for the right reasons.

The 2022 Audi E-Tron GT was spied undergoing testing in Europe for the first time. Through the camouflage, the prototypes looked nearly identical to the E-Tron GT concept shown at the Los Angeles auto show. Based on the Porsche Taycan and its J1 platform, the E-Tron GT will have an 800-volt electrical system and a 96-kwh battery. Expect

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Cars With Steering Wheel Paddles That Aren’t Paddle Shifters

With its direct-drive transmission, the 2020 Chevrolet Bolt’s lone steering-wheel-mounted paddle has no effect on the gearbox’s given ratio. Instead, drivers hold the left-side paddle down to increase the Bolt’s regenerative braking, which helps slow the hatch more quickly than by simply lifting off the accelerator pedal.

Opt for a 2020 Chevrolet Camaro LT1, SS, or ZL1 with a six-speed manual transmission, and the Chevy sports coupe or convertible includes a pair of paddles on the steering wheel to activate and deactivate its active-rev match function. The V-8-specific feature all but eliminates the need for Camaro drivers to manually heel-and-toe downshift. It also guarantees every downshift includes an epic throttle blip that’s sure to catch the attention of passersby every time you roll up to a stoplight or stop sign.

Honda lets owners of the 2020 Clarity PHEV plug-in hybrid gasoline-electric vehicle

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