October 31, 2014

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Lamborghini Aventador Roadster launches – at Miami Airport

Lamborghini Aventador Roadster US launch image

Lamborghini has launched the new Aventador LP700-4 Roadster in the U.S. with an event at Miami International Airport. The new Lamborghini Aventador LP 7004 Roadster was revealed back in December at the Los Angeles Auto Show as the perfect posing car for deep-pocketed residents of warmer climes. Which explains why Lamborghini has been busy giving the Aventador […]

Pagani Huayra sets Top Gear lap record and places marker for McLaren P1

Photo of Pagani Huayra setting Top Gear lap Record

The Pagani Huyra set a stunning record time on the Top Gear track last week and in the process laid down a marker for the new McLaren P1. The return of Top Gear at the weekend for Series 19 saw Richard Hammond get to grips with the Pagani Huayra – successor to his beloved Zonda […]

Audi RS6 Avant ‘Plus’ planned with 600bhp

Photo of 2013 Audi RS6 Avant

Audi are planning a ‘Plus’ model of the new RS6 Avant which will come with around 600bhp and be a full production model. The 2013 Audi RS6 Avant was revealed back in December, and it’s a stunningly fast estate offering supercar like performance and a 0-62mph of just 3.9 seconds. But that’s not enough for […]

Daimler, Ford & Nissan Hydrogen Alliance

Photo of representatives of Daimler, Ford & Nissan Hydrogen Alliance

Daimler (Mercedes), Ford and Nissan-Renault have formed an alliance to co-develop hydrogen fuel cell technology for a range of new cars. Yesterday, we reported that Mercedes has postponed the launch of their hydrogen fuel cell B Class until 2017 and is in talks with Nissan and Ford to co-develop hydrogen fuel cell technology. Those talks have […]

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?

McLaren P1 image

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 […]

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