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Renault KADJAR SUV heading for Geneva Motor Show reveal as a bigger take on the Captur

Photo Renault KADJAR Spy

The Renault KADJAR is on its way as a bigger take on the Renault Captur, with Renault starting to trail the KADJAR across social media ahead of a 2015 Geneva Motor Show reveal. The world and its dog continues its love affair with high-riding crossovers and SUVs – from the most compact to the most gargantuan – […]

Top Gear Tonight: Racing through St Petersburg, Lamborghini Huracan & SIARPC Ed Sheeran

Photo Top Gear's Clarkson, Hammond, May & Stig start the race in St Petersburg

Top Gear is back with a new series (Series 22 Episode 1) with the Lamborghini Huracan, racing through St Petersburg and Ed Sheeran as SIARPC. Top Gear returns tonight (25 January 2015) with episode 1 of series 22, and it looks promising. The main item tonight is a return to the format that saw Messrs […]

Peugeot 308 GT Hatch and 308 GT SW (estate) on sale – costs from £24,095

Photo Peugeot 308 GT Hatch and 308 GT SW (estate)

The Peugeot 308 GT – and the 308 GT SW (estate) – go on sale in the UK from £24,095 for the Hatch and £26,845 for the SW. First deliveries March 2015. The Peugeot 308 GT arrived at the 2014 Paris Motor Show as the most powerful 308 to date. Not exactly a 308 GTi […]

Jaguar Land Rover drives 2014 rise in UK car production

Photo Jaguar Land Rover drives 2014 rise in UK car production

UK car production rose in 2014 by 1.2% – despite problems in Russia and Europe – with Jaguar Land Rover the big success – up 7.3% on 2013. Car sales in the UK for 2014 were the best in a decade, but that reflects the recovery of the UK economy and includes all cars – […]

Rowan Atkinson’s McLaren F1 for sale – at £8 million

Photo Rowan Atkinson selling his McLaren F1

Blackadder and Mr Bean actor Rowan Atkinson is selling his beloved McLaren F1 after owning it from new and two nasty prangs. He want £8 million. As McLaren F1 owners go, Rowan Atkinson is in a league of his own as an owner who’s owned it since new and drives it rather than keeping it […]

Toyota’s RND Concept is actually a ‘RED NOSE’ for Comic relief!

Photo Toyota Red Nose Day

The mysterious Toyota RND Concept turns out to a RED Nose (RND – Red Nose Day) for Comic Relief. So expect a proliferation of cars with Red Noses. A couple of days ago, we had an odd press release from Toyota telling us about a new ‘Concept’ that was launching on 26 January that would […]

McLaren 675 LT heading for Geneva reveal as a hard-core 650S to take on the Ferrari 458 Speciale

Photo McLaren 675 LT

It looks like a McLaren 675 LT is heading for a debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March as a lighter, more powerful and more focused 650S. Is the McLaren 675 LT – if that’s what this new hardcore take on the 650S is to be called – the much-anticipated McLaren that will fit […]

Toyota Mirai Hydrogen FCV production increased to deal with unexpected demand

Photo Toyota Mirai FCV Production Increase

Following Toyota’s recent announcement that orders for the hydrogen-powered Mira FCV exceed expectations, production is being increased. Toyota’s expectations for sale of the Mirai – their new hydrogen-powered FCV saloon car – were understandably conservative. But they’ve been caught on the hop in Japan, where the Mirai is already on sale, with orders for 1500 […]

Ford EcoSport to be made more ‘European’ to boost sales

Photo Ford EcoSport

The Ford EcoSport – Ford’s attempt at a small SUV – hasn’t been a great seller so Ford look set to give it tweaks to make it more appealing to European buyers. It’s three year since the Ford EcoSport arrived in India as a rugged little SUV to appeal to emerging markets. And it looked […]

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV GX5h and GX5hs- the Luxury Outlander PHEVs

Photo Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV GX5h

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV GX5h and GX5hs have been revealed by Mitsubishi as the luxury take on the plug-in hybrid petrol Outlander. The big pitch for the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV – Mitsubishi’s plug-in hybrid SUV – is that it’s affordable and practical and with prices comparable to diesel-engined versions of the Outlander. True, it’s not necessarily […]

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