The Evening Rush for Oct. 20, 2015

Your nightly cull of automotive, gear and lifestyle news, all in one place.

Ball and Buck

The Evening Rush is your daily roundup of auto, gear, and lifestyle news, all in one place. Less time searching, more time driving. Motor on.

Automotive

Expect the Cadillac CTS-V to get a horsepower bump in the near future. This pleases me. I’ll just be over here, listening to Jackie Wilson’s Higher and Higher on repeat. More here.

Bentley Mulsanne spy shots have been revealed. Boy, is this thing’s a big ol’ boat. More here.

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says everything is “sorted” with Team Red Bull. This is what he means. More here.

Volkswagen has revealed pricing and features for the 2016 Passat. Is is cheap enough to counteract a somewhat-tainted family name? More here.

Volkswagen

Consumer Reports, which once said the Model S performed "better in our tests than any other car ever has, earning a perfect road-test score,” now has pulled its recommendation of the electric sedan due to frequent issues. More here.

Remember Martin Winterkorn, erstwhile Volkswagen CEO, who stepped down amid the Dieselgate scandal? Now he’s out as Porsche CEO, too. More here.

Gear

Heated jackets usually make you look like a NASA reject. Utah-based company Ravean has one that doesn’t.  More here.

Tis the season for hot tea, toddies, and Cafe Lattes. Lifefactory has just the right thing: a new glass container, complete with insulated sleeve, that’ll keep drinks at the right temperature. More here

Lifefactory

Lifestyle

Shinola, the Detroit watch company, has opened a store across the pond in London. More here.

Fall is about getting outdoor. Hunting, fishing, hiking (or just wearing clothing to pretend you do any of the above). Get in touch with your inner outdoorsmen and check out Ball & Buck. More here.

Want to go to a haunted house, but not sure where to find one? Check out this very interactive website. More here