November 1, 2014

Audi TT Sportback concept – it’s a 5-door TT: Paris 2014

Photo Audi TT Sportback concept

The Audi TT Sportback concept has been revealed at the 2014 Paris Motor Show as a stretched, five-door take on the TT Coupe as Audi looks to fill yet another niche. Audi has long been the master of the niche, so it’s no real surprise they’re looking for ways to ‘extend’ the Audi TT in to […]

Lamborghini Asterion is an 898bhp Hybrid Concept: Paris 2014

Photo Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4

The Lamborghini Asterion Hybrid Concept has been revealed as the first hybrid Lamborghini with an 898bhp plug-in petrol electric powertrain in a GT Cruiser. Last month, Lamborghini teased a new car for the 2014 Paris Motor Show, which we reckoned would be a plug-in hybrid Lamborghini Asterion. And it is. Lamborghini has now revealed the Asterion […]

Jaguar XE full price & specs revealed – costs from £26,995 to £44,870

Photo Jaguar XE

Ahead of its debut this week on the floor at the Paris Motor Show, Jaguar has revealed the new XE will cost from £22,995 to £44,870, surprisingly strong prices. The new Jaguar XE had a glitzy London launch last month, but all we really got was the XE S; the lesser models were kept under […]

2015 Honda CR-V Facelift Paris 2014 debut

Photo 2015 Honda CR-V Facelift

The Honda CR-V has been given a bit of a cosmetic makeover for 2015 and gets a more powerful 1.6 i-DTEC diesel engine and nine-speed auto ‘box. Debuts at Paris 2014. It’s two years since the latest Honda CR-V arrived in the UK (and a chunk longer since it arrived in the US and Japan), […]

Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary costs from £21,995

PhotoPeugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary price

The Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary – a special model to celebrate 30 years since the 205 GTI arrived – debuted at Goodwood this year and goes on sale in November from £21,995. Earlier this summer we had the reveal of the Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary – which subsequently turned up at the 2014 […]

2015 VW Passat price & specs – costs from £22,215

Photo 2015 VW Passat UK Price

The new Volkswagen Passat – revealed in July and debuting at the 2014 Paris Motor Show – will cost from £22,215 in the UK. On sale 7 October 2014. The latest Volkswagen Passat – the eighth generation, no less – was revealed in July as a sleeker, lighter and more upmarket Passat – one which […]

Kia Optima T-Hybrid concept revealed ahead of Paris debut

Photo Kia Optima T-Hybrid concept

The Kia Optima T-Hybrid concept is a mild hybrid version of the Optima with the normal 1.7 litre diesel engine and small electric motor. Debuts Paris 2014. It looks like Kia is ready to push the start button on a new range of mild hybrids with the reveal of the Kia Optima T-Hybrid concept ahead of its […]

New Honda Civic Type R Concept previews production Type R

Photo new Honda Civic Type R Concept

A new Honda Civic Type R Concept has been revealed ahead of a Paris Motor Show debut this week, previewing the 2015 production Type R. We had a concept Civic Type R at Geneva earlier this year, but this latest Honda Civic Type R Concept – heading for a debut this week at the Paris […]

Volkswagen Passat GTE Plug-in Hybrid revealed – Debuts at Paris Motor Show

Photos Volkswagen Passat GTE Plug-in Hybrid revealed

The Volkswagen Passat GTE has been revealed as a saloon or estate plug-in hybrid with a claimed 141mpg and electric range of up to 31 miles. The Volkswagen Passat GTE has been revealed as the Passat take on the recent Golf GTE hybrid ahead of its debut this week at the Paris Motor Show. The […]

Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid: The plug-in Cayenne debuts in Paris

Photo Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid

The recently facelifted Porsche Cayenne gets its debut at the Paris Motor Show next week, including the first look at the new plug-in Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid. There will come a point when governments realise that car makers are getting too clever at gaming CO2 levels with impressive and sophisticated hybrids. But until then, there’s […]

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