April 1, 2015

Mercedes Pickup on the way – and no, it’s not an early April fool!

Mercedes Pickup on the way

*+-Mercedes-Benz has revealed it’s planning to enter the midsize pickup market with the first pickup from a Premium brand. Will launch by 2020. The news that Mercedes-Benz are planning to launch a pickup is the stuff of April Fools, but not this time – Mercedes are completely serious. Just as they did with a ‘Sporty SUV’ […]

McLaren 570S: McLaren’s first Sports Series car OFFICIALLY revealed

Photo of grey McLaren 570S front three quarters

*+-Just a day ahead of its debut at the New York Motor Show, the McLaren 570 S – McLaren’s first Sports Series car – arrives to take on the Porsche 911 and AMG GT S. Having taken on the Italians with the 650S (well, the 12C to start with), the new McLaren 570S is aimed right […]

2015 Ford C-MAX costs from £18,195, Grand C-MAX from £20,295 and S-MAX from £24,545

2015 Ford C-MAX costs from £18,195, Grand C-MAX from £20,295 and S-MAX from £24.545

*+-Ford confirms the recently revealed 2015 versions of Ford’s S-MAX, C-MAX and Grand C-MAX will be in Ford’s UK dealers by summer 2015 and cost from £18,195. Ford’s family haulers – the S-MAX and C-MAX (including the Grand C-MAX) have recently had a bit of a makeover – with the both the 2015 C-MAX and 2015 S-MAX revealed at last […]

Range Rover SVAutobiography revealed – costs from £148,900

Range Rover SVAutobiography revealed - costs from £148,900

*+-The Range Rover SVAutobiography has been revealed, built by JLR’s SVO division as the most luxurious and powerful Range Rover to date. Costs from £148,900. This is the new Range Rover SVAutobiography, officially revealed ahead of a debut at the 2015 New York Motor Show, and it gets all the toys Land Rover could conjure. It […]

Malaysian Grand Prix: Vettel beats Hamilton in surprise result

Malaysain GP 2015: Vettel celebrates his Ferrari win

*+-Sebastian Vettel has taken his first win for Ferrari in the 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix, pushing the Mercedes’ of Hamilton and Rosberg in to second and third. Sebastian Vettel has done plenty of moaning about the dominance of Mercedes (which is a bit rich considering he enjoyed years behind the wheel of a dominant Red […]

Malaysian Grand Prix Qualifying: Hamilton on pole for Mercedes – but Vettel 2nd for Ferrari

Photo 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix Hamilton Pole

*+-World Champion Lewis Hamilton is on pole position for the 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix, but it’s Sebastian Vettel in the Ferrari in second, ahead of Nico Rosberg. After the first F1 Grand Prix of 2015 in Australia, it would be reasonable to think that Mercedes will have everything their own way in 2015. Add to […]

Ford turns drivers’ brains to mush with Intelligent Speed Limiter on the new S-MAX

Photo Ford S-MAX Intelligent Speed Limiter

*+-The new Ford S-MAX will be the first Ford with Ford’s new Intelligent Speed Limiter that automatically stops you speeding by reducing fuel. We’re rapidly getting to the point where we may as well have completed autonomous cars, such is the plethora of electronic gizmos that do tasks drivers should be responsible for. And now […]

Jeremy Clarkson: Toyota thank sacked Top Gear star (video)

Toyota says thank you Jeremy Clatkson

*+-With Jeremy Clarkson sacked – and the future of Top Gear unclear – Toyota have put together a short video to thank Jeremy for his years of torturing Toyotas. Toyota and Jeremy Clarkson haven’t always had the same opinion about Toyota cars, but the end of Jeremy’s current Top Gear run sees Toyota stepping up to […]

Toyota RAV4 facelift teased – includes a hybrid RAV4 for the first time

Photo Toyota RAV4 Hybrid tease

*+-The Toyota RAV4 is getting a facelift for 2016 – with a debut at next week’s New York Motor Show – and will come with a RAV4 Hybrid option for the first time. It’s only three years since we got a new Toyota Rav4, but Toyota’s sensible SUV is heading for a makeover – to […]

Mercedes GLE revealed, including new 500e plug-in hybrid & GLE AMG 63 S

Photo new Mercedes GLE

*+-The new Mercedes GLE has been officially revealed ahead of its New York debut, with new styling, more luxury and equipment and a plug-in hybrid 500e too. We revealed yesterday that the new Mercedes GLE will debut at the New York Motor Show next week, which Mercedes has now confirmed and revealed photos and model range […]