Cyril Drevet discovers the Cupra UrbanRebel, Lancia is making a big comeback, but also limited-edition shoes at Renault, looking back at recent car news.
Cupra UrbanRebel, gift
Santa Claus opened his mailbox a few days ago. Young and old, looking at their blank pages, tell them their wishes. He did not have to wait until December 25 to be served. He found his Santa Claus not far from Barcelona. And, he is happy, Cyril.
We are talking to you about the time of the car that few of the phew can not know. It was Lancia, beauty and technical courage, which for a long time has been reduced to one model. Stellantis, the parent company, decided to revive the brand. With the new mark, which will draw its inspiration from its origin at the beginning of the last century, and the announcement of future models, all electric – the first for 2024, and with a very futuristic concept, which forgets the wheels.
IN BRIEF / Lambo, De Tomaso, Praga, Renault
In short, this week “fire pumps” in the series. It starts with a farm car or nearby. The Lamborghini Huracán Sterrato has a certain tendency to leave the pavement for side roads. Recipe, Huracan ” normal »raised, fixed underbody and 4×4 tires. As a result, the performance is slightly lower than its street cousin. And only 1,499 future owners who will no longer break into a cold sweat at the sight of a speed bump.
Still in Italy, although the brand has moved under the Chinese flag and is more exclusive, the De Tomaso P900 will make only 18 happy people who will be reduced to 3 million euros, taking advantage of the machine reserved only for the track. .. In terms of looks, a small carbon fiber batmobile with less V12, advertised as the lightest, weighing only 220 kg, and the most compact on the market. First delivery in 2024.
Always muscular with the Praga Bohema that comes out with 710 hp. of the Nissan GTR block. It is clear that equipped, Bohema will be a threat on the circuit, especially since its development is signed Romain Grosjean. But not only that, the new Praga opus can also walk on the open road, thanks to the semi-automatic driving mode. Production is expected to begin at the end of next year.
CONSO / Car, end
We would be a little fan of the car. This is the result of a recent survey, 25% of the French would consider doing without their car altogether, in the face of inflation and current fuel prices. A number that even reaches 42% in big cities where there are more alternatives. It is also public transport, but also bicycles and motorbikes, which are the big winners in this study, 61% of those interviewed would prefer to use them every day to the loss of their car.
TEST / Honda Civic Type R, collector
It is the collector of the future, the ultimate Honda Civic Type R, 100% hot. With these farewells, which will start in our regions next spring, the Type R is the most powerful and the fastest of its long line, which started more than 20 years ago. Always sharp lines, and a red interior that pleased our expert, it is he …
INSO / Renault, leg
Hard to avoid it. 50 years of R5. Nostalgia in full swing and the future taking shape. This birthday is a leg! And Renault makes no mistake about it, by launching sneakers. A pair of sneakers inspired by the Renault 5 Turbo, which will be hard to find on the road, since only 25 pairs will be sold. Their price 555 €. At this price, as close as possible to find an R5 from the 70s.