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 […]
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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 […]
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 – […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The new Ford Focus RS is officially on its way, and Ford are teasing their new hot hatch with a video ahead of a debut on 3 February 2015. The hugely appealing Focus RS has been sadly missing from Ford’s line-up since the latest generation of the Focus arrive in 2011, but that’s set to […]