October 25, 2014

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Tesla Model S Performance is the quickest electric car…in the world

Image Tesla Model S & Viper SRT10 drag race

A Tesla Model S Performance has set a world record as the fastest production electric car with a 1/4 mile run of just 12.371 seconds. Yes, we still believe – certainly with the current and prospective battery technology – that the only real use an electric car has is as a small urban runaround or […]

Is the McLaren P1 order book about to close?

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We’re hearing that McLaren is ready to close the order book for their P1 supercar before the specification – or the car – have been fully revealed. McLaren are working up to the 2013 Geneva Motor Show and the full reveal of the production version of the first McLaren hypercar since the 1990s F1 – the McLaren P1. We’ve had the reveal of […]

2014 VW Golf R Mk 7 teased ahead of Geneva debut

image 2014 VW Golf R Mk 7 teased

Volkswagen has started the tease for the Mk 7 Golf R with the new Golf R hidden in a block of ice as a ‘Frozen Beast’ ahead of a Geneva 2013 debut. Now that Volkswagen has the Mk7 Golf in the wild – and the MK 7 VW GTi too – they’re ready to turn the wick […]

Peugeot 208 GTi price from £18,895

Peugeot 208 GTi image

Peugeot has revealed that the new 208 GTI will cost from £18,895, with the order book for the 208 GTi opening in March. Peugeot finally revealed the 208 GTi – the car they hope will add the same sort of gloss to the new 208 range as the 205 GTi did back in the day […]

New Mercedes B Class Hydrogen Fuel Cell delayed until 2017

Photo of Mercedes F Cell

Mercedes has decided to delay production of its B Class Hydrogen Fuel Cell car until 2017 as it seeks partners for economy of scale. We learnt last year that the new Mercedes B Class would spawn a version powered by a hydrogen fuel cell, and that Mercedes were planning to launch it in 2014. But that’s now […]

Kia pro_cee’d GT: Official

Kia pro_cee'd GT image

The Kia pro_cee’d GT has been officially revealed and will debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show alongside the new cee’d GT. Yesterday saw the first official photo of the new Kia pro_cee’d GT leak out ahead of an official reveal. And, just as we expected, Kia has stepped up to the plate this morning and sent us the official details […]

Kia Pro_Cee’d GT Turbo first photo leaks out

Kia Pro_Cee’d GT Turbo first photo

We have the first of the 2013 Kia Pro_Cee’d GT – Kia’s Pro_Cee’d with the Veloster Turbo engine – ahead of its debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. We reported back in October that Kia were definitely going to stick the 1.6 litre petrol turbo from the Hyundai Velsoter in to the 3-door Pro_Cee’d […]

Top Gear Tonight: Pagani Huayra, Bentley Continental GT Speed & SIARPC is Damian Lewis

Bentley Continental GT Speed Top Gear Rally image

Top Gear Returns for Series 19 tonight with the first episode featuring the Pagani Huayra, Bentley Continental GT Speed and Damian Lewis as SIARPC. It’s a long time since we did a ‘What’s on Top Gear Tonight’ piece ahead of a showing on BBC2. And that’s because series 18 ended in March 2012 – more […]

BAC Mono finally hits the U.S. (video)

BAC Mono First US Car image

Sector 111 – US importers of the epic BAC Mono – have finally revealed the first US Mono at Cars and Coffee in Irvine, California. The awesome single-seat BAC Mono – designed and made in the UK by the brothers Briggs at Briggs Automotive Company – has finally found its wheels turning on US soil thanks to […]

Kia Soul Shaker returns & Kia Picanto White arrives

Kia Soul Shaker & Kia Picanto White Image

Kia is reintroducing the Soul Shaker to its Shaker Originals range and launching a range-topping Kia Picanto White. With metal to shift, economic gloom and snow on the ground, car makers turn to new variations on existing models to get bit more footfall – and sales – at their dealers. So Kia is reintroducing the Soul Shaker to […]

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