November 1, 2014


London Taxi maker Manganese Bronze bought by China’s Geely

London Taxi TX4 on Westminster Bridge image

China automotive giant Geely has bought Manganese Bronze – makers of the iconic London Black Cab – in an £11.04 million deal. The iconic London Black Cab has been an accident waiting to happen for years, as under investment in making the Black Cab fit for the 21st century saw competition – like the Mercedes […]

New Lexus IS 300h, LF-LC and Lexus F-Sport all at 2013 Geneva Motor Show

New Lexus IS 300h photo

We’ll get to see the new Lexus IS 300h at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show together with an Opal Blue LF-CC and extended F Sport range. We already know what Toyota have planned for the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, and now the posh bit of Toyota has revealed what will be sitting on the Lexus […]

Alfa MiTo Quadrifoglio Verde SBK Limited Edition arrives

Alfa MiTo Quadrifoglio Verde SBK Limited Edition on 2 wheels with superbike photo

There’s a new limited edition Alfa Romeo MiTo on offer – the MiTo Quadrifoglio Verde SBK – with just 28 cars on sale in the UK at a price of £21,595. In case you didn’t know, Alfa Romeo sponsors the FIM Superbike World Championship – and has been doing so since 2006 – and also throws in […]

New Mercedes A-Class is “The Most Beautiful Car of the Year 2012″

New Mercedes A-Class in Red photo

The new Mercedes A-Class – perhaps set to become Mercedes’ most successful model ever – has been voted the most beautiful car of 2012. Despite many moans about its design and its dynamics, the last version of the Mercedes A Class was a big sales success. But the new Mercedes A-Class, which debuted at Geneva […]

Mercedes C 63 AMG Edition 507 at Geneva 2013 with more power & bigger spec

Image of Mercedes C 63 AMG Edition 507 Saloon, Coupe & Estate

Mercedes has revealed a final version of the C63 AMG – the C 63 AMG Edition 507 – with more power and bigger specification  Debuts at Geneva 2013. With the 2013 Geneva Motor Show looming little more than a month away, we’re starting to get more car makers revealing their offerings for what is probably the biggest motor […]

Toyota GT86 Convertible teased by FT-86 Open Concept for Geneva

Sketch of FT-86 Open Concept for Geneva, a convertible GT86

A roadster version of the Toyota GT86 now seems certain as Toyota tease an open-topped roadster for Geneva with the FT-86 Concept. It took Toyota a long time to deliver the promise of an ‘affordable’ sports car, but the Toyota GT86 has delivered a proper driver’s car at a sensible price (and you can even […]

What happened to the Bentley GT Speed Top Gear took rallying?

Photo of Bentley GT Speed after Top Gear took it on a rally stage

We asked Bentley what happened to the Continental GT Speed Top Gear took rallying in the first episode of Series 19. In the UK, we saw the first episode of the new Top Gear series air at the weekend (our colonial readers will have to wait a bit longer), and one of the highlights was James May and […]

New Ssangyong Rodius teased ahead of Geneva 2013 debut

Extrior photo of new Ssangyong Rodius with slicker design

Ssangyong are teasing a new version of the Rodius people carrier ahead of a debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. If you want to see a car that’s been hit by an ugly stick, you can’t do much better than take a look at the current Ssangyong Rodius. But you’d better be quick, because […]

New 2014 Range Rover Sport testing in Mojave Desert (video)

Land Rover testing 2014 Range Rover Sport in Mojave Desert image

We have video of the new 2014 Range Rover Sport out testing in the Mojave Desert ahead of a likely reveal at Frankfurt 2013. It’s been six months since we last had spy video of the 2014 Range Rover Sport out testing, and now it’s been caught again in the U.S. as Land Rover continue […]

Are these the specs for the new Ferrari F150 / F70 / New Enzo?

Spy photo of camouflaged Ferrari F150

We’ve been sent what purport to be more detailed specifications of the new Ferrari Enzo (or F150 or F70) by a 599XX owner. The new Ferrari F150 (the new Enzo) should arrive officially at the Geneva Motor Show in March, all ready to take on the new McLaren P1. So far, Ferrari has given us […]

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