Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal gets a new wrinkle, US regulators hit Takata Corporation with a substantial fine, and we head to Las Vegas for a preview of tuner paradise at the 2015 SEMA show.
As Acura prepared for the 2015 SEMA show, the trade show for automotive aftermarket professionals and enthusiasts, they had a chance to take on a unique project: Restoring a damaged ‘93 Acura Legend owned by Ludacris. Autoblog's Eddie Sabatini reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute, with an original interview with Ludacris.
GRAMMY award winning artist and actor Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges sits down with Autoblog to talk about flying cars, Tesla and his 1993 Acura Legend. Autoblog's Eddie Sabatini reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute featuring an original interview with Ludacris.
Acura is rolling in to SEMA this year with a restored '93 Legend for Ludacris, an ILX by Galpin, another accessorized ILX, and a blue NSX.
On Friday, electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors announced a new “ludicrous mode” for it’s Model S sedan. Tesla developed an advanced smart fuse for its battery that increases max amp throughput from 1300 to 1500 amps. This means a 10% improvement in 0-60 times and a 20% improvement in the time to reach the vehicle’s top speed of 155 miles per hour.
It's easy to think of most wealthy celebrities as egotistical, materialistic individuals who own a Ferrari for every day of the week. The reality, though, is often much less severe. See, they can get attached to things, like cars, just like normal folks. Take Alfred Morris, for example. A 22-year-old running back with the Washington Redskins. Morris still drives the 1991 Mazda 626 that he had in college, despite a healthy $2.2 million contract.
If you're like us, when you think Ludacris, you think bad acting (Darius Parker on Law and Order SVU) and fantastic rapping. Fo' rizzle, Area Codes needs a special recognition Grammy. It's that brilliant. However, when you think Ludacris, you don't think "philanthropist." But you should. Not only does Chris "Ludacris" Bridges head up The Ludacris Foundation (TLF), but that same foundation just held the Metro Atlanta Ludacris Stimulus Package which sought essays from licensed Georgia residents in
The idea seems simple enough, in a time when all of the good ideas for reality TV have come and gone: take Tommy Lee of Mötley Crüe and hip-hop star Ludacris and pitch them against each other in a show called Battleground Earth. The goal of the show is for each of them to go green and become more environmentally aware, while performing stunts and having the whole thing filmed.
This weekend, Scion flew 328 owners to Miami Beach, which served as the backdrop for an invitation-only reveal of the replacement for the xA and the brand-new xB. The event happened Friday night at the Miami Beach Convention Center (if you go to the CC's website, you'll see that 12/15 was booked for a "private event"), and we're fortunate enough to bring you a full report on the goings-on from an attendee.