The Evening Rush for Dec. 17, 2015

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

byMax Goldberg| PUBLISHED Dec 17, 2015 10:59 PM
The Evening Rush for Dec. 17, 2015

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.


The two-millionth Land Rover Defender was just auctioned for charity, and the hardcore four-wheeler sold for a whopping $600,000. Land Rover is now in deep cover developing the icon’s successor, which should reach showrooms in 2018.

Land Rover

Video has been released of the 2016 Lamborghini Huracán LP 580-2, and we’re still gawking. With rear-wheel drive and 571 horsepower, this bull was bred to shred Pirellis. Check out our review here.

Ford will be investing $4.5 billion into electric vehicle development, with 13 EVs expected to enter the lineup by 2020. Ford claims that its new electric vehicles will receive an 80-percent charge in just 30 minutes.


Your daily run shouldn’t stop just because snow is on the ground. Rather than succumbing to the dreaded treadmill, purchase a pair of Vargo Titanium Pocket Cleats and conquer the trails through the coldest cold.

Vargo Outdoors

Sometimes a simple hot chocolate, hot toddy, hot whatever, is just what you need around the fire pit with friends during the holiday season. Let Stanley keep your drink at the perfect temperature with its Classic One Hand Vacuum Mug.


Your love of fly fishing doesn’t hibernate in January, so why should you? Instead of tying flies all winter, check out this list of awesome winter fly fishing spots brought to you by GearJunkie.

San Diego-based Green Flash Brewing Co. has always released solid brews, so we are excited to hear they have recently debuted some limited-edition holiday suds, Jolly Folly IPA.