November 1, 2014

2014 VW Golf R Mk 7 teased ahead of Geneva debut

image 2014 VW Golf R Mk 7 teased

Volkswagen has started the tease for the Mk 7 Golf R with the new Golf R hidden in a block of ice as a ‘Frozen Beast’ ahead of a Geneva 2013 debut. Now that Volkswagen has the Mk7 Golf in the wild – and the MK 7 VW GTi too – they’re ready to turn the wick […]

Peugeot 208 GTi price from £18,895

Peugeot 208 GTi image

Peugeot has revealed that the new 208 GTI will cost from £18,895, with the order book for the 208 GTi opening in March. Peugeot finally revealed the 208 GTi – the car they hope will add the same sort of gloss to the new 208 range as the 205 GTi did back in the day […]

New Mercedes B Class Hydrogen Fuel Cell delayed until 2017

Photo of Mercedes F Cell

Mercedes has decided to delay production of its B Class Hydrogen Fuel Cell car until 2017 as it seeks partners for economy of scale. We learnt last year that the new Mercedes B Class would spawn a version powered by a hydrogen fuel cell, and that Mercedes were planning to launch it in 2014. But that’s now […]

Kia pro_cee’d GT: Official

Kia pro_cee'd GT image

The Kia pro_cee’d GT has been officially revealed and will debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show alongside the new cee’d GT. Yesterday saw the first official photo of the new Kia pro_cee’d GT leak out ahead of an official reveal. And, just as we expected, Kia has stepped up to the plate this morning and sent us the official details […]

Kia Pro_Cee’d GT Turbo first photo leaks out

Kia Pro_Cee’d GT Turbo first photo

We have the first of the 2013 Kia Pro_Cee’d GT – Kia’s Pro_Cee’d with the Veloster Turbo engine – ahead of its debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. We reported back in October that Kia were definitely going to stick the 1.6 litre petrol turbo from the Hyundai Velsoter in to the 3-door Pro_Cee’d […]

Top Gear Tonight: Pagani Huayra, Bentley Continental GT Speed & SIARPC is Damian Lewis

Bentley Continental GT Speed Top Gear Rally image

Top Gear Returns for Series 19 tonight with the first episode featuring the Pagani Huayra, Bentley Continental GT Speed and Damian Lewis as SIARPC. It’s a long time since we did a ‘What’s on Top Gear Tonight’ piece ahead of a showing on BBC2. And that’s because series 18 ended in March 2012 – more […]

BAC Mono finally hits the U.S. (video)

BAC Mono First US Car image

Sector 111 – US importers of the epic BAC Mono – have finally revealed the first US Mono at Cars and Coffee in Irvine, California. The awesome single-seat BAC Mono – designed and made in the UK by the brothers Briggs at Briggs Automotive Company – has finally found its wheels turning on US soil thanks to […]

Kia Soul Shaker returns & Kia Picanto White arrives

Kia Soul Shaker & Kia Picanto White Image

Kia is reintroducing the Soul Shaker to its Shaker Originals range and launching a range-topping Kia Picanto White. With metal to shift, economic gloom and snow on the ground, car makers turn to new variations on existing models to get bit more footfall – and sales – at their dealers. So Kia is reintroducing the Soul Shaker to […]

Mercedes CLA starts to roll off production line in Hungary

New Mercedes CLA image

The Mercedes CLA – the baby Mercedes CLS based on the new A Class – has started to roll off the production line at Kecskemét in Hungary. We’d expected the new Mercedes CLA to debut at the Detroit Auto Show, but it didn’t. Instead, Mercedes decided to give the CLA its public reveal  at the Berlin Fashion Week, instantly making […]

Volvo V70 Review: D5 R-Design Nav 2012 (2013 MY)

Volvo V70 R-Design exterior image

We’ve had the most traditional of Volvo Estates in for a week – the Volvo V70 with the D5 engine and R-Design extras – to review and road test. There once was a time when all Volvos were boxy and capacious, and a Volvo estate that sacrificed capaciousness for style was anathema. But that perception of […]

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