Volvo has revealed the Lounge Console Concept at the Shanghai Motor Show featuring everything the pampered chauffeur-driven executive could need in an XC90. Volvo’s new XC90 signalled the real start of the ‘New’ Volvo, with new engines, new platforms and a new drive to challenge the German Premium marques wherever they can – but on their […]
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McLaren’s most affordable car ever – the McLaren 540C – has been revealed at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show and will cost from £126,000 in the UK. McLaren’s new Sports Series cars are the ‘affordable’ face of McLaren (although in McLaren’s case, affordable is relative), with the recently revealed 570S costing from £143,250. But now entry […]
Lewis Hamilton took his third victory of the season in the Bahrain Grand Prix, controlling the race from start to finish. Raikkonen took second for Ferrari. Lewis Hamilton drove his own race in Bahrain to take a victory – his third this season – and extend his lead in the drivers championship. But it wasn’t […]
Qualifying for the 2015 Bahrain Grand Prix ended with Lewis Hamilton taking pole position for Mercedes but with Sebastian Vettel in second place for Ferrari. Rosberg took third. Lewis Hamilton has had an interesting week since he took the win in Shanghai, with team mate Rosberg moaning that Lewis was too slow. But he wasn’t […]
Bentley has revealed a Mulliner limited edition Mulsanne Speed ‘Blue Train’ to commemorate the 85th anniversary of the Bentley ‘Blue Train’ race in 1930. The years between the wars were heady and frivolous for those in the know (and with money), and mad bets and crazy stunts with cars were the norm. As were copious […]
A third plug-in hybrid model has been revealed by Volvo, with a plug-in, twin engine version of the China-only S60L debuting in Shanghai ahead of going on sale. Volvo are determined to offer as many plug-in hybrid versions of their cars as they can roll out, and the latest is this, the Volvo S60L T6 […]
The Ford Vignale Mondeo has been revealed ahead of going on sale in the UK in May 2015, costing from £29,045 rising to £33,310 for the 2.0 litre diesel 4WD Estate. The 21st century take on the Cortina Ghia arrives in production guise as Ford reveals the titivated Mondeo they hope will be a big seller – the Ford […]
Audi is delivering another Prologue Concept at the Shanghai Motor Show in the form of the Prologue Allroad Concept featuring a 724bhp hybrid powertrain. Audi’s Prologue Concept outings so far include the ‘regular’ and the ‘estate’ take on Audi’s design future, and now we’re to be treated to the ‘not-quite-an-SUV-but-Rufty-Tufty-anyway’ take on Audi’s future with […]
Peugeot has revealed the 308 R HYbrid Concept – which will debut at the Shanghai Motor Show – featuring a hybrid powertrain with 493bhp and 0-62mph in 4 seconds. Peugeot has been trailing a range-topping ‘R’ version of the 308 for a while, with the 308 R Concept from Frankfurt in 2013 looking like it […]