January 29, 2015

Mercedes C350 Plug-in Hybrid does 134mpg: Detroit 2015

Photo Mercedes C350 Plug-in Hybrid

The Mercedes C350 Plug-in Hybrid has been revealed at the Detroit Auto Show with a total output of 275bhp and 0-62mph in 5.9 seconds. The Mercedes C350 Plug-in Hybrid has arrived at the Detroit Auto Show, the second Mercedes plug-in Hybrid to hit the market (following the S500 plug-in) as one of ten plug-in hybrid models Mercedes […]

Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S Coupe arrives with 569bhp: Detroit 2015

Photo Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S Coupe

The Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S Coupe has been revealed at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show with the 5.5 litre turbo V8, good for 0-62mph in 4.2 seconds. The Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S Coupe has made its first appearance at the Detroit Auto Show, and it looks set to take on the BMW X6M with a fulsome 569bhp from its 5.5 […]

VW Cross Coupe GTE Concept – yet another VW SUV Concept: Detroit 2015

Photo VW Cross Coupé GTE Concept

The Volkswagen Cross Coupé GTE Concept is yet another VW SUV Concept, revealed at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show and previewing a new full size SUV. In what must be one of the longest trailers for a new car, Volkswagen has taken yet another SUV Concept – this one the VW Cross Coupe GTE – to […]

Shanghai Motor Show considers banning the ‘Breast Show’

Beijing-2012-Breasts

The Shanghai Motor Show organisers are contemplating banning scantily-clad models from parading at this year’s show in April. Back in 2012, Chinese authorities reprimanded the organisers of the Beijing Motor Show for allowing scantly-dressed models to parade their assets alongside the new cars on display. The Beijing Capital Ethics Development Office had declared that the revealing clothing the […]

Mercedes GLE 63 AMG Coupe teased on video for Detroit debut

Photo Mercedes GLE 63 AMG Coupe

The Mercedes GLE 63 AMG Coupe – the range-topping, most powerful version of Mercedes new GLE Coupe – is teased ahead of a Detroit Auto Show debut. Just last week we reported that the Mercedes GLE 63 AMG Coupe, the AMG version of the new GLE Coupe (which is a coupe version of what used to be […]

SEAT Leon ST Cupra estate arrives with 276bhp

Photo SEAT Leon ST Cupra estate

The SEAT Leon ST Cupra has been revealed as SEAT’s fastest estate car to date, with 276bhp from its 2.0 litre turbo petrol and 0-62mph in 6.0 seconds. SEAT has decided to bolt a small shed on the back of the Leon Cupra for added practicality, and in the process has created the fastest estate car […]

Volvo creates a new niche with the S60 Cross Country

Photo Volvo S60 Cross Country

The Volvo S60 Cross Country has been revealed by Volvo as a high-riding S60 saloon, creating a new niche for premium saloons with off-road pretensions. Volvo recently revealed the V60 Cross Country as a sort of halfway house between a proper SUV and a normal estate; the Volvo take on the ‘Allroad’ idea. Now, in […]

Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 teased ahead of Geneva debut

Photo Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 teased ahead of Geneva debut

A track car for the road from Aston Martin in the guise of an Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 is teased ahead of a Geneva Motor Show debut in March 2015. The image above is the first official confirmation that an Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 is on the way, and we can expect it […]

Lexus GS F arrives with 467bhp ahead of Detroit debut

Photo new Lexus GS F

The Lexus GS F has been revealed ahead of its debut at the Detroit Auto Show with a 5.0 litre naturally aspirated V8 delivering 467bhp and 389lb/ft of torque. The tease we had for a new Lexus GS F last month could actually have been for a four-door sibling for the RC F – a […]

New Chevrolet Volt makes a shy debut ahead of Detroit

Photo New Chevrolet Volt makes a shy debut ahead of Detroit

The new Chevrolet Volt – GM’s petrol electric hybrid – is due to debut at the Detroit Auto Show, but it’s poked its nose in to the CES in Las Vegas. The Chevrolet Volt has not been an overwhelming success for GM, and a new Volt is due to try and address the failings GM […]

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