The Evening Rush for Nov. 2, 2015

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

Rancourt & Co.

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

Porsche, clearly having heard the anguished cries of fanboys, will once again offer a manual transmission for the GT3. More here.

Formula 1 team Force India will be rebranded “Aston Martin Racing” and will use Mercedes-AMG engines, an unconfirmed report suggests. More here.

Cadillac has announced that the full-size and allegedly lightweighted CT6 will hit the streets in March. Additionally, the sedan starts at $53,495 and will range all the way up to $83,465 for the Platinum trim. More here.

Cadillac

Texas tuner Hennessey Performance will bring a 1,451-horsepower Venom GT to SEMA this year. The new Venom GT’s jump in horsepower (207hp) will allow this monster to hit 100 mph in a projected 4.4 seconds. More here.

Gear

Introducing the HiddenHUB, an adaptive speaker system that adjusts the audio output to the room it’s in, to create car-like, perfect surround sound. More here.

Kickstarter.com/hiddenhub

Keurig is releasing a new line called Keurig Kold. Still utilizing K-Cups, the new Keurig Kold will brew ice-cold sodas, teas, coffees and even sport drinks. More here.

Lifestyle

Which alcoholic beverages cause weight gain, and which don’t? To this age-old question, Esquire have served up a tall glass of facts on all the drinks. More here.

The formerly online, members-only e-commerce site JackThreads is hosting a pop-up store in SoHo (NYC) over the next few weeks. More here.

If you’re dropping several hundred dollars on boots, you want them to last a little while. Maine-based Rancourt & Co. are of the same mind—but they peg a boot’s lifespan in grander terms. Like, to your entire life. More here.