Top and flop: The good and bad car news of week 20

+ Top – Electric Opel Manta has no antenna! Where should the foxtail wear now?

This Opel Manta GSe ElektroMOD is fully electric. And since EV batteries have a tendency to catch on fire, that famous Manta mop is finally coming out. What is left when an Opel Manta burns down? A golden chain and a crying hairdresser.

+ Top – Bite, swallow, go! Such a large ‘mouth’ has the electric Ford F-150 Lightning

It’s like looking at a hippopotamus in the throat. Then look at that ‘frunk’ of the electric Ford F-150 Lightning! It fits more luggage than in the traditional trunk of many fuel cars. And then you also have the charge back of the electric pick-up …

+ Top – ID.X Concept: Volkswagen ID.3 for lease drivers who like to hurry up

As a lease driver, have you been looking forward to that sporty Volkswagen ID.4 GTX, but you only have the budget for an ID.3? Don’t worry, if you wait a little longer, you might be able to order a Volkswagen ID.3 GTX. And yes, we write ‘maybe’ on purpose, because whether this cool Volkswagen ID.X Concept will go into production is not yet known at all.

– Flop – Scénic 25 years: Why nobody likes the MPV party of Renault

Renault is proud to announce that the Scénic has been around for 25 years. But the champagne that is uncorked has a sour aftertaste. At the time, the car could not be dragged, but nowadays nobody wants an MPV anymore.

– Flop – Tesla has been accepting bitcoins since March. And now suddenly not anymore …

Want to know how fickle Tesla boss Elon Musk is? Then you just have to look at his opinion about bitcoin. Tesla bought $ 1.5 billion worth of bitcoins at the beginning of this year and announced that it would accept the virtual currency as payment. Until now, because Musk has suddenly changed his mind. Bitcoins are bad for the environment and Tesla wants nothing to do with it anymore.

– Flop – Research: of all Europeans, the Dutch drive too fast the most

A large-scale survey of 12,000 drivers in eleven European countries has yielded some interesting findings. For example, it turns out that of all Europeans, the Dutch speed the most. More than 90 percent admit that they regularly press the accelerator too far.

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