Fangio’s 1954 Mercedes W196R F1 car sells for £19.6 million (video)

Photo Fangio's 1954 Mercedes W196R F1

Juan Manuel Fangio’s 1954 Mercedes W196R Formula One car has sold for a world record £19,601,500 at Bonhams Auction at the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed. The Goodwood Festival of Speed is all about cars and performance, but it’s not just cars on the ground and on the hillclimb. Goodwood is a Mecca for wealthy petrolheads […]

Mercedes at 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed – includes SLS AMG Black Series debut

Photo Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series Goodwood

Mercedes-Benz are out in force at this weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, including the UK driving debut of the SLS AMG Black Series. In case you hadn’t noticed, it’s the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend and car makers are out in force with their fastest supercars and classics. Mercedes always offer a decent show at […]

Hyundai increasing European production to 500,000 a year

Photo Hyundai Production

Hyundai is increasing car production in Europe to 500,000 cars a year by upping capacity at its plant in Ízmit, Turkey. There’s an awful lot of sense in car makers designing and building cars for the markets they serve locally, and it’s a route Hyundai has followed in Europe, where the majority of their sales are […]

Suzuki Swift gets a tweak for 2013

Photo 2013 Suzuki Swift

The Suzuki Swift has been given a few tweaks to freshen it for 2013 with some small cosmetic tweaks and a slightly more efficient diesel engine. Suzuki has had a couple of bites at PR for the updated Swift already this week, with news that the Swift can now be had with a 4WD option […]

Fiat turn naked women in to a 500 Abarth (video)

Photo Fiat 500 Abarth Naked Women

Fiat’s latests advertising campaign sees a group of naked, painted women take the form of a Fiat 500 Abarth. Video and photo. The Fiat 500 has been, perhaps, Fiat’s biggest success story in its history, and a part of that is down to Fiat’s often very clever advertising. We’ve had everything from the ‘Motherhood‘ and […]