Most Buzzed about cars of 2020

Most Buzzed about cars of 2020

July 16, 2019 2 Comments

1. Tesla Roadster 

Why not start this list off strong right? 

Originally announced in late 2017, the Tesla Roadster will set the performance benchmark for electric vehicles. The electric coupe will have a top speed that exceeds 250 mph and a range of 620 miles, and boast an impressive 0-60 in TWO seconds, yes we said two. 

The Roadster will start at around $200,000, and if that isn't a little shocking, hear this, it will be the first supercar to offer seating for four.

2. Ford Bronco 

A total classic is reborn, we already love the body, so let's review the guts on this beast. The 2020 Ford Bronco’s powertrain lineup is yet to be officially confirmed, but there’s a number of powerful yet efficient EcoBoost mills to choose from. It shares both the platform and assembly plant with the Ranger pickup so there's a high possibility it could share similar engines. There is also talks of it coming equipped with a removable roof and both 2 and 4 door options. 

For now, what were looking at is a 270-horsepower 2.3L turbocharged 4-cylinder paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission.  The sticker price on this starts at only $30,000, which we can definitely get behind. 

3. Toyota Supra 

Toyota unveiled the all-new Supra at the Detroit Auto Show in mid-January after a 21 year hiatus. 

The new Supra will be powered by BMW’s turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six engine, which produces 335 horsepower and 365 pound-feet of torque. An eight-speed automatic is the only available transmission.

4. Jeep Gladiator 

After more than 30 years, the Gladiator name is finally coming out of retirement. It doesn’t only share the new Wrangler’s platform but the overall styling as well. Furthermore, the Jeep Wrangler pickup also sports removable doors and top, and a fold-down windshield.

The 2020 Jeep Gladiator is priced to start around $34,500, and is available in only four trim options, at least for now. 

The Gladiator’s powertrain lineup carries a 3.6L V6 with 285 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque is standard from the get-go, but it’s also the only available engine at launch. It’s available either with a standard 6-speed stick or an optional 8-speed auto transmission. Further down the line, the FCA will also unlock a 3.0L turbo-diesel V6 which cranks up 260 hp and 442 lb-ft of torque. 

5. Rimac_C2

Let's finish as bold as we started. 

Only 150 units of this beauty will be built and sold for a staggering $2 million give or take your exchange rate. Unsurprisingly, the company says almost all of them have already been spoken for. 

Rimac C_Two’s most expensive and impressive point has to be the 1,888 horsepower powertrain consisting of four electric motors, one at each wheel. The all new all electric wagon comes with a 120-kWh Lithium Nickel Manganese Cobalt Oxide battery pack which allows it slightly north of 400 miles of range according to the NEDC cycle.

And if you're wondering how it stands up to the Tesla, it is capable of accelerating to 60 mph from a standstill in just 1.85 seconds. It’ll also max out at 256 mph making it one of the fastest cars in product at the moment. 

Check out more cars worth getting excited for:

https://www.caranddriver.com/features/a20704983/25-cars-worth-waiting-for-2019-2022/



2 Responses

Scott
Scott

July 19, 2019

In regards to the Bronco, it will sell just as the Mustang, Camaro, and Challenger have. One day these car companies will realize that people don’t want a car that looks like a hard boiled egg laying on its side with the then bottom cut off!

L Jones
L Jones

July 19, 2019

0-60 in 1.85 seconds!!? 😱

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