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Kia Pro_Cee’d GT & Cee’d GT to get 201bhp

Kia Cee'd GT & Pro_Cee'd GT Tease Photo

Kia has revealed that their warmed over hatch will come as both a 3-door Kia Pro_Cee’d GT and 5-door Kia Cee’d GT, both with a 201bhp turbo. Last week we revealed that the Kia Pro_Cee’d GT is on its way in 2013 with a version of the 1.6 litre turbo found in the Hyundai Veloster […]

Porsche 928 to be reborn as Porsche Panamera Coupe

Photo of red Porsche 928

Porsche boss Matthias Mueller has revealed plans for new variants on the Porsche Panamera – including a Panamera Coupe – and more new models. We reported as long ago as 2009 that the Porsche Panamera would spawn more models, and in particular a two-door coupe that would be a Porsche 928 for the 21st century. And that’s exactly what’s happening. […]

2013 Ford Kuga goes in to production

Photo of 2013 Ford Kuga

The new (2013) Ford Kuga crossover – which debuted at Geneva in the Spring – has now gone in to production in Spain ahead of first customer car deliveries. North America may already have their version of the 2013 Ford Kuga – the Ford Escape – but the UK and Europe, despite the new Kuga […]

Dacia Sandero Stepway: Price from £7,995

Photo of UK Dacia Sandero Stepway

The third Dacia model for the UK – the Dacia Sandero Stepway – a rugged compact crossover based on the Sandero will cost from £7,995. There’s no doubt that Renault’s budget Dacia Brand is causing shockwaves across the car industry in the UK, with its ‘Shockingly Affordable’ prices looking too good to be true. But […]

Ferrari F70: First Photo

First photo of Ferrari F70

We have what appears to be the first photo of the Enzo replacement - the Ferrari F70 – taken at a private viewing for Ferrari clients in China. Despite expectations that the new Ferrari F70 would be revealed before the end of 2012 – which is what Ferrari boss Luca di Montezemolo told us – we still haven’t had the […]

Buy John Cleese’s Bentley & he’ll take you to lunch

Photo of John Cleese & his Bentley Eight

John Cleese is selling his Bentley Eight and throwing in some memorabilia and a lunch on him to the winning bidder. It probably won’t make much of a dent in the reported $1 million a year he has to pay his ex-wife number three, but for John Cleese, every little helps. So with wife number […]

2013 VW Beetle Convertible: Price from £18,150

Photo of 2013 VW Beetle Convertible 50s Edition

After a reveal in October, the New Volkswagen Beetle Convertible has debuted at the Los Angeles Auto Show and will cost from £18,150 in the UK. In amongst the news from the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show comes the public debut of the new soft-top Beetle – the 2013 VW Beetle Convertible – and that means news […]

Lotus sues Dany Bahar for £2.5 million

Photo of Dany Bahar and Lotus car

Lotus are suing ousted CEO Dany Bahar for £2.5 million to recover the cost of his expensive lifestyle billed to Lotus. After lots of grandstanding and lots of promise, but little in the way of substance, ex-Ferrari man Dany Bahar was ousted as CEO of Lotus in May. It seems DBR-HiCom, new owners of Proton […]

McLaren P1 caught on video

McLaren P1 caught on video photo

We have video of the new McLaren P1 – suitably camouflaged – out testing in Spain as McLaren fettles its Ferrari F70 basher. We had the official reveal of the McLaren P1 – McLaren’s successor to the fabled F1 – at the Paris Motor Show in September, and although McLaren were calling the P1 a concept they […]

2012 Ford Focus ST gets 297bhp

Photo of Superchips Ford Focus ST

Those clever chaps at SuperChips have given the 2012 Ford Focus ST a bit of an ECU tweak to deliver 297bhp and an extra 85lb/ft of torque. When we reported last week that WTC outfit Arena had in roped Ford’s tuner of choice, Mountune, to give the new Ford Focus a makeover, we were a […]

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