October 24, 2014

2013 Bentley Mulsanne get even more sybaritic

2013 Bentley Mulsanne image

The 2013 Bentley Mulsanne (2014 MY) comes complete with added luxury and new technology and debuts at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. There really is only one car that can be mentioned in the same breath as the Rolls Royce Phantom, and that’s the Bentley Mulsanne (although Rolls Royce would probably contend the Mulsanne is a rival to the […]

Aston Martin Rapide S arrives with 550 horses

Aston Martin Rapide S image

Aston Martin is replacing the four-door Rapide with the Rapide S, which gets minor styling tweaks and extra power. The Aston Martin Rapide is a thing of beauty, as is every Aston Martin, but its paucity of power compared to obvious rivals like the Panamera Turbo and Ferrari FF have hurt sales. So Aston has […]

2013 Ford Fiesta ST: Price from £16,995

2013 Ford Fiesta ST image

The 2013 Ford Fiesta ST will cost from £16,995 when it arrives in Ford’s UK showrooms in March, with an extra £1,000 buying the Fiesta ST2. It seems to have taken an age for Ford’s properly warm Fiesta – the Fiesta ST – to go from concept in 2011 as a three-door to a US […]

Rolls Royce Wraith: First tease photo of Ghost Coupe

Rolls Royce Wraith First tease photo

The first tease photo of the Rolls Royce Wraith – a coupe version of the Ghost – has been revealed ahead of a Geneva Motor Show debut. It’s only been a few days since Rolls Royce told us that the Ghost Coupe will be the Rolls Royce Wraith, and we were expecting a few teaser photos surface in the next couple […]

Jaguar XF CKD assembly starts in India

New Jaguar XF image

Jaguar Land Rover has started assembling the Jaguar XF at its plant in Pune, India, in a move to reduce XF retail prices in India. It’s over a year since we reported that Jaguar Land Rover were planning to assemble the Jaguar XF and Range Rover Evoque at their plant in Pune, India, in a move to reduce the […]

BMW i3 EV WILL get BMW motorcycle engine as range extender

BMW i3 EV image

BMW’s head of R&D, Herbert Diess, has confirmed the BMW i3 EV will come with the option of a range extender engine. Back in 2011, we asked if the BMW i3 – BMW’s stab at a luxury electric car for the city – would come with a BMW Motorad engine as a range extender to make […]

Skoda Yeti Laurin & Klement adds gloss to the Yeti

Skoda Yeti Laurin & Klement image

Skoda has revealed a range-topping Yeti SUV – the Yeti Laurin & Klement – with extra equipment over the Yeti Elegance. It might sounds like a firm of solicitors, but Laurin & Klement (Václav Laurin and Václav Klement) are the founders of what is now SKODA and Skoda use their names to badge their range-topping cars, hence […]

Bentley SUV – the Bentley Falcon – close to production decision

Bentley SUV image

The Bentley SUV – expected to be called the Bentley Falcon – is close to being officially signed-off for production. Despite reporting back in October that the Bentley SUV and Lamborghini Urus SUV were on hold as VW looked at their potential, it became clear soon after that, despite the hiatus to decide if a pair of […]

Land Rover backed Race2Recovery team finishes Dakar Rally

Race2Recovery Bowler Wildcat Dakar image

The Race2Recovery Rally team – a group of disabled servicemen backed by Land Rover – has become the first disabled team to finish the Dakar Rally. Land Rover may have backed the Race2Recovery team in the Dakar Rally, but the real triumph is that of the team’s members as they become the first disabled team to complete the gruelling […]

Holy Auction Prices! Batman’s Batmobile sells for $4.2 million

Original Batmobile image

The Batmobile from the 1960s Batman TV series, starring Adam West and Burt Ward, has sold for $4.2 million at auction. For those of us of a certain age, the Batmobile from the original Batman TV series of the 1960s is the only Batmobile, and probably the first time we saw a car being the star of […]

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