September 22, 2014

Toyota GT86 gets 325bhp from Gazoo Racing – again

Toyoat GT86 GRMN FR Sports Concept Platinum

Toyota’s renegade Gazoo Racing are teasing another Toyota GT86 with 325bhp – the GRMN FR Sports Concept Platinum – for the Tokyo Auto Salon. There’s been a lot of speculation surrounding the Toyoya GT 86 (and the Subarua BRZ too) and the likelihood that it will get forced induction at some point to offer a chunk more power […]

Audi A2 EV won’t make production – but you knew that

Photo of Audi A2 EV

Audi has revealed that it’s dropped plans to put the A2 electric concept – first revealed at Frankfurt 2011 – in to production. Audi’s efforts to recreate the innovation it showed with the original Audi A2 – and its cutting-edge design (for the time – 1999) and aluminium, lightweight body – by launching a new electric A2 based […]

Citroen DS3 DStyle Red & DSport Red special editions

Photo of white and black Citroen DS3 Red Edition

Citroen has launched a pair of special edition DS3s – the DS3 DStyle Red & DSport Red – to give New Year sales a bit of a fillip. Price from £15,655. There’s nothing quite like a special edition of an established car with extra goodies for not a lot more money to get footfall in to showrooms, and that’s […]

Top Gear Series 19 starts 27th January 2013

Photo of Bentley Continental Rallying Top Gear

It looks like the new series of Top Gear – Series 19 – will start on 27th January after ticket allocations opened up for the Wednesday before. The new series of Top Gear – which will be series 19 – should have been on our screens months ago, but the summer of sport, Strictly and […]

Lamborghini 50th Anniversary Car: The tease begins – sort of (video)

Lamborghini 50th Anniversary Car Tease

With the promise of a new car to celebrate 50 years, Lamborghini is ramping up interest in its half century anniversary with a history and tease video. With 2013 seeing the 50th Anniversary of Lamborghini’s arrival as a maker of supercars, we have the promise of a new car to celebrate the occasion. Last month […]

New 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible: Official

Photo of Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible

The Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible, the drop top version of the GT Speed, has been officially revealed ahead of a Detroit Auto Show debut. We actually had the first photos of the new Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible on Christmas Eve after news of the new GT Speed Convertible leaked out, but it looks like Bentley must […]

Happy New Year! Our Top 12 Car News stories of 2012 – month by month

Photo of BMW M550d

Happy New Year to one and all from all of us here at Cars UK. We take a look back at the top car news story on Cars UK for every month of 2012. As it’s New Years Day 2013, it seems the right time to take a look back at the top car news […]

(Another) Top 10 Stolen Cars List

Photo of 2012 Land Rover Defender

We have another list of the most stolen cars in the UK in 2011-2012, this one from online car insurer Swiftcover. And it’s the Land Rover Defender at the top. Who’d have thought it? The Land Rover Defender is the most stolen car in the UK. Well, sort of. Swiftcover – an online car insurance company – […]

Geely to buy bankrupt London Taxis

Photo of Black Taxi TX4

The Chinese press are reporting that Geely are to buy London Taxi maker Manganese Bronze, which went in to liquidation in October. Back in October we reported that Manganese Bronze – makers of the iconic London Taxi – had gone in to administration, finally tipped over the edge by  steering box failures in the TX4. After years […]

Car Insurance ‘Black Box’ a good idea? We find out.

MotorMate App

We’ve been testing a new ‘Telematics’ App from which mimics the ‘Black Box’ technology insurers are offering in an attempt to make car insurance cheaper. The inexorable rise and rise of car insurance premiums is a fact of life, and will continue until government gets a handle on ambulance-chasing lawyers and the UK’s idiotic whiplash claims […]

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