April 23, 2014


Volkswagen Golf R 400 revealed – and it looks production ready

Photo VW Golf R 400

The Volkswagen Golf R 400 has been revealed ahead of its debut at the Beijing Motor Show, and it looks far more production-ready than concept. A few days ago we had a teaser sketch for the VW Golf R 400, a 395 bhp version of the Golf R, which we assumed would be nothing more […]

Chinese Grand Prix qualifying: Hamilton on pole for Mercedes ahead of the Red Bulls

Photo China Grand Prix 2014 Qualifying

Lewis Hamilton has taken his 34th pole at the China Grand Prix in Shanghai, beating the Red Bulls of Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel in to 2nd and 3rd. Qualifying for the 2014 Chinese Grand Prix was a damp, chilly affair which had the effect of levelling the playing field. But no one told Lewis […]

Morgan Plus 8 Speedster celebrates 100 years of Morgan car production. Costs £69,995.

Photo Morgan Plus 8 Speedster

The Morgan Plus 8 Speedster is a limited edition Morgan built to celebrate 100 years of manufacturing at Morgan’s Pickersleigh Road site in Malvern. Morgans may still look like Morgans did half a century and more ago, but under the skin lies a car capable of holding its own (most of the time) with cars from […]

Audi A3 is the 2014 World Car of the Year

Photo Audi A3 World Car of the Year 2014

The Audi A3 has been voted the ‘World Car of the Year’ for 2014, beating off competition from cars like the BMW i3, Mazda3 and the Peugeot 308. The New York Auto Show is the place where the World Car of the Year winner is announced, so with the show now underway comes the news […]

Toyota Hydrogen Fuel Cell will launch in 2015: OFFICIAL

Photo Toyota FCV

Toyota has officially confirmed it will launch a hydrogen fuel cell car in Japan, USA and Europe in 2015, as previewed by the Honda FCV Concept. Toyota took the lead with hybrid technology a decade ago, and that’s gone from an expensive punt on new technology to a mainstay of Toyota production, with approaching 15 […]

Volkswagen Golf R 400 Concept with 395bhp heading for Beijing

Photo VW Golf R 400 Concept Sketch

A VW Golf R with 395bhp and extreme styling is heading for the Beijing Motor Show. The Volkswagen Golf R 400 Concept can get to 62mph in 3.9 seconds. Volkswagen usually reserve their extreme concepts for the Worthersee Show, but they’re heading to next week’s Beijing Motor Show with a very extreme Golf R. The […]

Volvo S60 L plug-in petrol hybrid heading for Beijing Motor Show

Photo Volvo S60L Plug-in Hybrid

Volvo will be debuting a petrol plug-in hybrid version of the long wheelbase S60 saloon at the Beijing Motor Show ahead of a production version. The Volvo V60 Plug-in is already doing good business for Volvo – despite a price tag of £50k – but the V60 plug-in is a diesel hybrid which doesn’t suit […]

Volkswagen Touareg Facelift heading for Beijing Motor Show

Photo 2015 Volkswagen Touareg

The Volkswagen Touareg is getting a facelift for 2015 – to debut at the Beijing Motor Show next week – with cosmetic tweaks, inside and out, and new tech. It’s almost four years since the latest VW Touareg was revealed – and a year since VW introduced and R Line version of the Touareg – […]

Land Rover Discovery Sport CONFIRMED as the new Freelander / LR2

Photo Land Rover Discovery Sport name

Land Rover has confirmed that the replacement for the Freelander / LR2 will be the Land Rover Discovery Sport and will launch in 2015. This week has seen the reveal of the Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept in New York, the first look at the design language and technology a new family of Discovery models […]

MG Dynamo EV Concept debuts at SMMT

Photo MG Dynamo EV Concept

The global debut of a new electric car concept – the MG Dynamo Concept City Car – has taken place at the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. MG may not be what it once was (which you can take either way), but as a marque MG is 90 years old. As part of celebrations for […]

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