An electric car is now the fastest street-legal car to have lapped the Nürburgring. That feat is made all the more incredible when you consider that we’re still in the early days of electric car development.

Chevrolet says its 2017 Colorado ZR2 sits in a segment all of its own, with exclusive off-road attributes and mid-size proportions to take it through the toughest, tightest trails. We’ve just spent some time with the vehicle to bring you a first drive review.

Just weeks after revealing his plans for The Boring Company, Elon Musk has posted a video showing one of the company’s prototypes in action. In case you’re not up to date, The Boring Company is looking to install a network of tunnels in congested cities, through which cars would travel at high speeds along automated sleds.

You'll find these stories and more in today's car news, right here at Motor Authority.

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