2022 Jeep Wagoneer, NASCAR, 2020 Lexus GS F: The Week In Reverse

The 2022 Jeep Wagoneer was spotted; NASCAR banned the Confederate flag; and we slid behind the wheel of the 2020 Lexus GS F. It’s the Week in Reverse, right there at Motor Authority.

The 2022 Jeep Wagoneer was spied on public roads testing in production form. The overall shape can be seen despite the heavy camouflage The Wagoneer will be a large body-on-frame SUV based on the Ram 1500 chassis. It will feature independent rear suspension and traditional Jeep design cues, including a seven-slot grille.

Panasonic Jaguar Formula E drivers Mitch Evans and James Calado gave us a look into the life of a race car driver during the pandemic. From training, both mentally and physically, to watching and analyzing past races, racing is a job even when there’s no racing.

African-American driver Bubba Wallace called for NASCAR to ban the Confederate flag. NASCAR responded within two days

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Are You Buying Trouble if You Buy a Rental Car?

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— A way to save: Rental companies purchase their vehicles in volume and at a discounted rate. In turn, they are able to sell them at lower prices than a traditional dealership would. On average, the discounts could be 10% or more depending on the vehicle.

— Newer vehicle for less money: It is not uncommon to find 1- to 2-year-old vehicles, which could potentially get you the latest body style or safety features. These vehicles would cost thousands more at a franchise dealership’s used car lot.

— Convenient sale process: Avis, Enterprise and Hertz offer no-haggle pricing. Avis and Hertz also offer free two-hour test drives or a three-day “rent to buy” program, where you pay a daily rental fee (at a reduced rate, in the case of Hertz). The companies refund the rental fee if you buy. To alleviate buyer’s remorse, Enterprise and Hertz also have

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The Rise, Decline, and Fall of General Motors

I’m a used-book junkie with a particular love for car-biz biographies, and I find them particularly interesting when we can look back and see just how right or wrong the authors turned out to be. For today’s Boredom Bookshelf, let’s talk about three classic tales in the form of these General Motors books.

My Years With General Motors by Alfred P. Sloan

Alfred P. Sloan’s career centered around GM for the better part of 50 years, including 23 years as the company’s CEO. His lengthy tome, written around the time of his retirement in the mid-1950s but not published until 1964, chronicles GM’s evolution from William Durant’s disorderly brainwaves to America’s largest corporation.

Widely regarded as a business-school classic, this General Motors book also holds a lot of interest for car buffs. Granted, it’s not the most spellbinding read; large swaths feel rather like driving through Kansas. But there are

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