Jaguar Will Bring An XF Sportbrake To the US and Honda Looks To Increase Their EV Presence: The Evening Rush

Plus, AutoCamp brings Airstream trailers to the luxury camping experience.

AutoCamp

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

Henrik Fisker has released a teaser of the new Fisker Inc. electric vehicle. Although the image only shows the front end of the vehicle, you can immediately tell that aerodynamics came into play during the design process. According to Fisker Inc. the new electric vehicle will have a range of 400-miles and after seeing this image, we better hope so. Who knows, maybe we will be able to overlook the styling after hearing more performance stats.

Great news out of Jaguar, there are plans to launch the Jaguar XF Sportbrake in 2018. We should get a glimpse of the wonderful sports wagon at the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show and unlike the RS6 Wagon, this puppy will make its way to the U.S. Plus, there is a good chance that an SVR variant will make an appearance as well.

Honda CEO has recently stated that he wants most sales to be EVs and Hybrids by 2030. Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo hopes to drastically increase the EV and Hybrid presence in the line-up as Honda currently only offers an Accord hybrid after dropping the Fit EV and Civic hybrid.

Gear

Bike locks come in all different shapes and sizes, but most of them can be broken or cut with some effort on the thief’s behalf. With that in mind, the SKUNKLOCK was created. Appearing like a conventional horseshoe lock, the Skunklock actually has a pressured chemical within the tubing that bursts onto the thief when they are trying to cut the lock. Mimicking a skunk’s defense mechanism, the grotesque smell is meant to deter thieves. Head on over to Indie Go Go today to pick up your own.

Burton and Jack Threads have joined forces to create a waxed canvas backpack. Although the backpack takes on a vintage look, it comes equipped with a laptop sleeves and plenty of other modern touches for the daily commuter.

Jack Threads & Burton

Lifestyle

Going away on vacation can be an absolute blast, but only if you keep things interesting. Going to your generic hotel time and time again can get a little dry over time. Rather than going through the motions another time, check out AutoCamp. Comprised of a fleet of Airstream trailers and communal buildings, AutoCamp is an outdoor oriented “campground” in California. Perfectly intertwining luxury with the outdoors, AutoCamp is the perfect place to switch up your vacation routine.

Every once and a while Oakley Frogskins go on sale and I feel that it is my duty to inform the public. Currently Steep and Cheap are selling these popular shades for 60% off. 

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