October 24, 2014

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Mercedes CLA starts to roll off production line in Hungary

New Mercedes CLA image

The Mercedes CLA – the baby Mercedes CLS based on the new A Class – has started to roll off the production line at Kecskemét in Hungary. We’d expected the new Mercedes CLA to debut at the Detroit Auto Show, but it didn’t. Instead, Mercedes decided to give the CLA its public reveal  at the Berlin Fashion Week, instantly making […]

2013 Range Rover deliveries start at JLR’s new Handover Centre

Fir=st new Range Rover customer collects car photo

The first UK deliveries of the 2013 Range Rover have taken place at Jaguar Land Rover’s all new Handover Centre in Solihull. The new Range Rover got its official reveal at last year’s Paris Motor Show and is finally finding its way in to the hands of UK customers, with the first 2013 Range Rovers being handed […]

McLaren P1 development car in action on video

McLaren P1 development car image

McLaren has released video of the development version of the new P1 supercar undergoing testing ahead of the production reveal at Geneva. We did think, when we got an email from McLaren entitled ‘The next steps towards production’ on the new P1, that we might get some concrete details on exactly what the P1 will […]

BMW & Toyota agree joint development of new sports car

BMW & Toyota Logos

BMW and Toyota have signed a binding agreement to co-develop a new sports car and continue with co-developed and shared technology. The way forward for car makers seems to be either to be as big as possible for the benefits of economy of scale, or to work together on joint products to cut development costs. Which is […]

New Hyundai Sante Fe is the safest car in its class

New Hyundai Santa Fe image

The 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe has been revealed as the safest car in its class by Euro NCAP, ahead of cars like the new Range Rover. The 2013 version of the Hyundai Santa Fe was revealed last year, and it’s a big improvement in looks and dynamics over the old Santa Fe. But looking good […]

VW Touareg R-Line arrives & Volkswagen cut price of VW CC

VW Touareg R-Line image

Volkswagen has launched the Touareg R-Line in the UK with sporty looks and extra equipment,  and cut the price of the VW CC. A lot of VW’s SUVs – big and small – do conspire to look a bit bland in standard guise, so to give sales a bit of a boost VW is busy rolling […]

MINI Clubman Bond Street: It’s another MINI Special Edition

MINi Clubman Bond Street image

The MINI Clubman Bond Street, named after London’s Bond Street Shopping district, has been revealed ahead of a Geneva 2013 debut. MINI has been slacking of late on the ‘Special Edition’ front – it’s a whole four months since we saw the MINI London 2012 Edition – but with a new year comes a new MINI special […]

Nissan LEAF £2500 UK price drop

Cheaper Nissan LEAF EV image

Nissan has revealed that the LEAF EV will be reduced in price by £2500 with immediate effect and ahead of the launch of the uprated 2013 LEAF. The world hasn’t exactly fallen in love with electric cars, which has as much to do with the fact that an electric car, with its limited range, is […]

Kia Urban Compact SUV Concept heading for Geneva Motor Show

Kia Urban Compact SUV Concept image

Kia is teasing what looks to be an Urban compact SUV come crossover ahead of a reveal at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. The market for funky, rufty-tufty urban crossovers started with the ugly bug (but appealing) Nissan Juke and continues apace with car makers rushing to fill a desire by car buyers for something […]

2013 Bentley Mulsanne get even more sybaritic

2013 Bentley Mulsanne image

The 2013 Bentley Mulsanne (2014 MY) comes complete with added luxury and new technology and debuts at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. There really is only one car that can be mentioned in the same breath as the Rolls Royce Phantom, and that’s the Bentley Mulsanne (although Rolls Royce would probably contend the Mulsanne is a rival to the […]

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