New Jimi Hendrix Custom Shop Strat revealed 50 years after Woodstock

New Jimi Hendrix Custom Shop Strat revealed 50 years after Woodstock

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Fender Custom Shop has announced a new 2019 Jimi Hendrix Stratocaster Limited Artist Signature Model to mark the 50th Anniversary of his legendary performance at Woodstock.As with all Limited Artist Signature models, this is a painstaking reproduction of the original based on forensic examination of "Izabella" the white Strat that produced his iconic live performance of Star Spangled Banner at the epochal 1969 festival.

Maserati Levante GTS revealed at Goodwood – look out Cayenne Turbo

To sit in the range alongside the wild 581bhp Trofeo that was revealed at the New York motor show earlier this year, the new Levante GTS is a (slightly) milder V8-powered model, perfectly placed to take on the Porsche Cayenne Turbo, if Maserati decides to bring it to the UK.Compared to the Porsche, the Levante GTS’ figures are almost spookily close, sharing an identical power figure of 542bhp and only giving away 30lb ft of torque to the Porsche at 538lb ft.

Range Rover Velar revealed - fourth model to take on Porsche and Jaguar

New Range Rover SUV sits between Evoque and Sport; on sale Summer 2017Land Rover has identified a ‘white space’ between the Range Rover Evoque and RR Sport and has decided to fill it with this, the Velar.Advertisement - Article continues belowThere’s an eight-speed ZF gearbox mated to a range of petrol and diesel engines, two of which are six-cylinder units.

New BMW M4 CS revealed – motorsport-inspired tweaks for straight-six super-upe

Called the M4 CS, it’s set for a limited, two-year production run, and will be lighter, faster, and more powerful than the standard M4.The M4 CS – standing for Club Sport - name harks back to the E46 BMW M3 CS of 2005 – a runout model which borrowed performance parts from the hardcore CSL.

Bassist of the Year 2019 finalists revealed!

Bassist of the Year 2019 finalists revealed!(Image credit: Future)

Since May, we’ve been on the hunt for our Bassist of the Year 2019 - powered by Orange - and we can now reveal our three finalists will be Andreas Oxholm, Leo De Santi and Marine Courtin.

Acoustic Guitarist of the Year 2019 finalists revealed!

Acoustic Guitarist of the Year 2019 finalists revealed!(Image credit: Future)

Since May this year we've been on the hunt for the best Acoustic Guitarist of the Year 2019 - powered by Takamine - and we can now reveal our three finalists will be Alan Shikoh, Christie Lenée and Daniel Padim.

Guitarist of the Year 2019 finalists revealed!

Guitarist of the Year 2019 finalists revealed!(Image credit: Future)

The votes have been counted and we can now reveal that the three finalists for Guitarist of the Year 2019 - powered by PRS - will be Dylan Reavey, Marco Puglisi and Todd Blackmore.

Abt Audi RS5-R Sportback revealed alongside 788bhp Abt-powered boat

German turner Abt fettled the RS5 Coupe in early 2018, and has now decided to apply the same treatment to the more practical Sportback variant, helping to make those school runs all the more enjoyable.A simple listing of specs in a press release wasn’t quite enough for this model, however, and so Abt revealed it alongside a performance boat it’s created in collaboration with an Italian boat manufacturer.

What Is HongMeng? Huawei's Mystery Mobile OS May Soon Be Revealed—Can It Be Trusted and Will It Impact the U.S.?

Mystery still surrounds the new operating system being touted by controversial Chinese tech giant Huawei, even as fresh details leak out from state media.Indeed, Huawei's phone growth figures effectively stalled between Q1 and Q2, TechCrunch noted upon the release of the company's positively-spun half-year financial results last week.

Renault Megane RS Trophy-R UK prices revealed

Just a few weeks after setting a new front-wheel drive lap record at the Nurburgring, Renault also took the Megane Trophy-R to Spa-Francorchamps, and knocked a full five seconds off the previous front-wheel drive record.3 miles – for a car driving its front wheels and running on road-legal tyres.

Google just revealed that you won’t have to touch the Pixel 4 to use or unlock it

The Pixel 4 is shaping up to be a massive update.” Additionally, the new sensors will allow you to securely unlock your Pixel 4 using your face.

Entry-level Porsche 911 Carrera revealed in upe and cabriolet forms

Sharing many of the same core components, the standard Carrera will feature a slightly less potent version of the Carrera S’s twin-turbocharged flat-six engine, with a few downgraded chassis elements to coincide with a slightly lower price point.Unfortunately, there has been no corresponding news of the promised manual transmission, which Porsche still insists is on its way.

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On Wednesday, Microsoft revealed new looks for the Windows 10 and Xbox start screens: one deliberately, and one inadvertently.A “canary” daily build of Windows 10 leaked into the wild on Wednesday, revealing a new, spartan Windows 10 Start menu.

Audi Q3 Sportback revealed – a game of SUV inception

Still, the current Q3 is one of the better-handling compact SUVs on sale right now, and with a hot RS Q3 performance variant on its way later this year, the new Q3 Sportback might actually prove to be more than just a cynical model variant expansion.The new Q3 Sportback sits 29mm lower than the standard Q3, and is 16mm longer, and oddly 6mm narrower.

Jannarelly Design-1 revealed - 810kg, 320bhp roadster for £85k

The result is the Design-1, a highly customisable model capable of touring, track use and late-night laps around Harrods.> Caterham Seven review – the iconic British track car is still going strong
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Ecurie Esse LM69 revealed in homage to the Jaguar XJ13

The Jaguar XJ13 is a near-mythological racer in Jaguar’s history that never actually materialised after its birth in 1966.It was both Jaguar’s first mid-engined race car and featured its first V12 engine, and yet never had the chance to prove itself in competition or on the road.

2020 Chevrolet rvette C8 revealed with mid-mounted 495bhp V8

This is the new 2020 ‘C8’ Chevrolet Corvette, and for the first time in its history as a production car, it’s mid-engined.Chevrolet says the new design has been inspired by racing, and it’s not hard to imagine the new car, resplendent in yellow paintwork, mixing it at the top of the GTE grid at Le Mans.

2019 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 revealed to rival Audi SQ5

Just a few months after the reveal of the new GLC63, Mercedes-AMG has turned its attention to the six-cylinder, mid-range GLC43, in both standard and coupe forms.Tweaks to the interior, exterior and power plant help bring the middling model up to speed with the rest of the range.

Mercedes-AMG CLA45 S Shooting Brake revealed with 415bhp

Mercedes-AMG has revealed a further derivative of its new 45 S range, with the sleek CLA Shooting Brake picking up the 415bhp M139 turbocharged four-cylinder powertrain and an aggressive AMG GT 4-Door-inspired styling.The CLA45’s technical package is unchanged from the hatchback, with the main focus being the new 2-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine that produces 415bhp.

Lotus Evija revealed - 1972bhp all-electric hypercar to take on Pininfarina Battista

The first all new Lotus to be launched under Geely’s ownership will be the Evija, a bespoke £1.75m +taxes all-electric hypercar that will act as a halo model for a whole range of new Lotus models that will eventually lead to replacements for the existing Elise, Evora and Exige models.