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VIDEO: Rory Reid Checks Out the BMW M5 CS

Most modern BMW M5s have lost what it means to be an M5. Even the new F90 M5 is just too isolated, too comfortable to be mentioned in the same breath as cars like the E28-gen M5. When the original M5 debuted, it was faster than most supercars of its time and handled better than them, too. It was genuinely a four-door supercar. And while modern M5s are bonkers quick, they never feel like proper supercars, just sedans. The BMW M5 CS, however, that feels like a supercar.
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Rory Reid Reviews Arrival Electric Van, Finds It Shows Promise

Arrival is a UK-based electric vehicle startup whose goal is to produce EVs whose cost is comparable to that of current equivalent ICE vehicles. The company is currently working on a BEV bus, a car aimed at ride hailing services and the vehicle presented in this video, the fully-electric cargo van.
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Video: Rory Reid shares thoughts on BMW iX xDrive50

Rory Reid is one of the brighter upcoming stars in the automotive journalism field and is now starring in the Fifth Gear show, after a short stint at Top Gear. Today, he’s here to share is views on the new BMW iX. The technological flagship of BMW visited the AutoTrader team and Rory was in charge of reviewing it. This time though we’re looking at the xDrive50 model, not the xDrive40 we checked out yesterday. This is the top of the range version right now, while we’re waiting for the M60 to show up next year at the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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Rory Reid Reviews France’s Prettiest PHEV Sedan, The DS9 E-Tense

Every premium manufacturer that wants to make its presence known needs a big, posh sedan in its range. Even nowadays when SUVs are gaining ever more prominence, a three-box shape is still required in order to be taken seriously, and DS9 (from DS Automobiles, the premium Citroen offshoot) fulfils exactly that role - it is France’s fanciest sedan and it can also be had as a very competent plug-in hybrid.

Fifth Gear To Relaunch As Electronic Vehicle Format; Signs Former ‘Top Gear’ Host Rory Reid

EXCLUSIVE: Discovery’s long-running motoring format Fifth Gear is to relaunch as an Electronic Vehicle (EV) show and has installed former Top Gear host Rory Reid to present. Fifth Gear: Recharged will air episodes weekly on streamer Discovery+ in the UK and UKTV network Quest later this year as All3Media-owned producer North One looks to take advantage of colossal growing interest in EVs, which has quickened due to the current UK gas crisis. The original Fifth Gear ran for 28 seasons, first on Channel 5 and then Discovery channels History and Quest, before ending two years ago. “Almost every car manufacturer in the world...