Ken Block, Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2023, Ram 1500 Revolution BEV: The Week in Reverse

Ken Block died, we announced the winner of the Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2023, and the Ram 1500 Revolution BEV concept rolled onto the stage in Las Vegas. It’s the week in reverse, right here at Motor Authority.

Ken Block died in a snowmobile accident. The rally, “Gymkhana” marketing and clothing icon was 55 years old and popular with enthusiasts from various industries.

The Volkswagen ID.7 electric sedan broke cover in Las Vegas at the CES in near-series form. The car was wrapped in colorful camouflage, but its shape features a coupe-like profile. We expect a 2023 release as a 2024 model.

The Ram 1500 Revolution BEV concept rolled into Las Vegas as a preview of the automaker’s first electric pickup truck. Slated to go into production in 2024, the truck’s creative innovations include a small third row with jump seats, a center door and a walk-through to the rear. Performance, range and battery size have not yet been announced.

Sony and Honda’s partnership to build electric vehicles resulted in a new company called Afeela. The new brand unveiled a prototype of its first potential model at CES in Las Vegas. The first electric vehicles from the joint venture will come onto the market in 2026.

We’ve named the Honda Civic Type R the Motor Authority’s Best Car To Buy 2023. With grown-up styling, a shocking ability to carry speed through Esses, and a smooth-shifting 6-speed manual transmission, the Type R has been refined for a new generation.