October 30, 2014

Rowan Atkinson’s McLaren F1 cost nearly £1 million to fix

Photo of Rowan Atkinson's McLaren F1

Rowan Atkinson pranged his McLaren F1 in 2011 in Cambridgeshire and now, after a repair bill of £910,00, it’s back. We all know what a petrolhead Black Adder and Mr Bean actor Rowan Atkinson is, and most of the car world knows he owns a McLaren F1, and that he had a nasty accident in […]

Toyota GT86 TRD: Price from £31,495 – just 250 for the UK

Photo of Toyota GT86 TRD

The Toyota GT86 TRD – a GT86 titivated by Toyota Racing Development – will cost £31,495 in the UK. Just 250 available. Last year we got news that the Toyota GT86 was getting itself a special edition titivated by Toyota Racing Development – the Toyota GT86 TRD – and that it was heading for the UK too. […]

Golf Mk 6 bows out with new VW Golf R Cabriolet

Photo of VW Golf R Cabriolet

Volkswagen is finally delivering the VW Golf R Cabriolet Mk 6, just as the Golf Mk 7 hits the road, but it does without 4WD. We’ve been expecting the VW Golf R Cabrio to arrive in VW’s showrooms ever since Volkswagen took a concept to the Worthersee Tour in 2011. But it’s taken until now […]

Kia Cross GT SUV Concept arrives ahead of reveal in Chicago

Photo of Kia Cross GT Concept

Kia has revealed their concept for a new large SUV – the Kia Cross GT Concept – ahead of a reveal at the Chicago Auto Show. A week ago we had a shadowy photo of the Kia Cross GT as Kia teased a new, larger SUV for debut at the Chicago Motor Show and now, on the […]

VW Beetle GSR Limited Edition gets 207bhp

VW Beetle GSR Limited Edition image

Volkswagen are launching a limited edition of the Beetle – the VW Beetle GSR – with yellow and black paint job and 207bhp. Forty years ago, VW launched the Yellow/Black Racer Beetle, based on the Beetle 1303 S and sporting a massive 49bhp. Today, at the Chicago Auto Show, VW has revealed its successor – the Limited […]

Subaru VIZIV Concept & new Subaru Forester at Geneva 2013

Subaru VIZIV Concept image

Subaru are debuting a new crossover/SUV concept at the Geneva Motor Show as well as the new Subaru Forester and Outback diesel CVT. Subaru are heading to the 2013 Geneva Motor Show with a new crossover concept  – Subaru VIZIV Concept – but has failed to give us any real information. So we don’t know if the VIZIV (the name is […]

Audi TT Coupe & Roadster Black Edition get Amplified Black Package Option

Photo of Audi TT with Amplified Black Package

Audi has launched an extra package for the TT Coupe and Roadster Black Edition – the Amplified Black Package – with extra spec for £700. Car makers like a ‘Black’ edition, but what do you do when you’ve already got a ‘Black’ Edition and want to gild it a bit to get punters to spend […]

BMW 3 Series GT revealed

Photo of new BMW 3 Series GT

The BMW 3 Series Grand Turismo – the third model in the BMW 3 Series range – has been revealed ahead of a public debut at the Chicago and Geneva Motor Shows. We’ve know since 2009 that BMW were going to build a 3 Series GT, and we’ve had spy photos of the 3 Series Gran Turismo floating around […]

McLaren P1 Geneva reveal confirmed & first instrument view

Photo of McLaren P1 and its digital instruments

The McLaren P1 supercar has been confirmed for a Geneva Motor Show debut and we get the first peek at the P1’s ‘Race’ instruments. It’s not exactly a surprise, but McLaren has now confirmed that the production ready P1 – the new McLaren supercar we first saw at Frankfurt last year – will make its public debut at the […]

Spyker Supercar & Spyker ‘911’ at Geneva 2013

Image of Victor Muller with Porsche 911 with Spyker badge

It seems that Victor Muller is planning not just a Spyker ‘911’ for Geneva, but a Spyker ‘Supercar’ with oodles of power too. We discovered last year that Victor Muller has picked up the reins at Spyker once more, dragged in some investment from China and was working on the return of the Spyker D8 Peking-Paris super SUV (that […]

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