The Evening Rush for Nov. 17, 2015

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

Griffin Pocket Tool

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

Images of the 2016 Mazda CX-9 have been leaked before the LA Auto Show. No official word on the engine specs yet, but rumor has it Mazda will use a variation of its SkyActiv 2.5-liter four-cylinder.

If the measly 640 horsepower produced by the 2016 Cadillac CTS-V wasn’t enough to quench your thirst, never fear: The madmen over at Hennessey Performance will gladly boost your sedan to a psychotic 1,000hp.

Hennessey Performance

Gear

Holiday season is fast approaching. For many of you, that means traveling—a lot of traveling. Fortunately, the crew at Best Made Co. have created an ultra-durable duffel bag that’ll conquer the many trips that lie ahead.

Best Made Co.

Thanks to Griffin Pocket Tool, you will never be without a basic toolset again. They’ve made a handy little 15-in-1 multitool. And, yes, of course it’s a bottle opener, too.

Lifestyle

A new organization called Pints For Prostates has teamed up with 14 craft breweries to help raise awareness for prostate cancer; 400,000 bottles bearing the organization’s logo on the cap encourage fellow beer loves to get checked.

Whoever invented brunch is a damn genius. Rather than wasting precious hours of your day hunting for the ideal mid-morning eatery, check TimeOut New York’s comprehensive list of the best brunch spots in NYC.