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As you might be aware, 2021 marks the year CarAdvice and Drive become one – bringing together both sites' top-shelf automotive content under the one banner.

For you, dear reader, not much will change. We're still the same team, with the same familiar faces and high standards for our new-car content and love of all things automotive.

The only difference is you'll eventually be able to meet all your new-car needs in one place, Drive.

Until then, however, we want to make sure that while you're glued to CarAdvice, you don't miss out on the original content we're producing on Drive.

To keep you informed, we'll be rounding up our five favourite Drive stories of the week each week. Behold, the 'Drive Five'...

1. Scientists develop a low-cost silicon chip to help cars see the world more clearly

With the age of autonomous vehicles upon us, the so-called "eyesight" of our cars has never been more important.

Thankfully, a group of scientists in the UK have had a breakthrough with the development of a new low-cost, reduced-size Lidar prototype that will improve the performance of the 3D mapping technology.

This, in turn, could have huge repercussions for autonomous navigation systems – click here to learn more.

2. Diego Maradona's 1992 Porsche 911 goes to auction

Football great Diego Maradona passed away in late 2020, leaving behind a sporting legacy and a trail of spectacular classic cars.

One such vehicle – a Porsche 911 964 Carrera 2 Convertible – is now up for sale in Europe, complete with paperwork signed by the late Argentine legend.

To see photos of the stunning car and learn about its fascinating backstory, head here.

3. Electric car start-up Alpha unveils new off-roader EV

File this under 'cool electric cars we want': California-based EV start-up Alpha has launched its second-ever car, a quirky off-roader called the 'Jax'.

Jax, which stands for 'junior all-terrain crossover', is a retro-style lifted coupe with very distinctive looks.

To see photos and learn more, click here.

4. Sir Elton John's 2005 Maserati Quattroporte goes to auction

Love listening to 'Tiny Dancer' while enjoying a weekend road trip? Why not take the experience to a whole other level by setting off in a car once owned by the Rocket Man himself?

A 2005 Maserati Quattroporte once owned by Elton John is up for sale online, complete with a special ‘welcome letter’ from Maserati addressed to ‘Mr John’.

To read more, click here.

5. 2015 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 set to sell for $1.3 million

You've heard of 4x4, but what about 6x6? If the regular off-roaders just aren't doing it for you, you might be interested in a Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 for sale in Germany.

One of only 100 ever produced, this mega-machine is expected to attract seven figures at auction.

If you've got the cash to splash (and the garage space), check it out here.