April 17, 2014

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Mercedes CLA employs a cat in new advert to demonstrate its aerodynamic shape (video)

Photo Mercedes CLA sliding cat

With the Mercedes CLA – the swoopy coupe take on the Mercedes A-Class – hitting UK roads, Mercedes is using a cat to pitch its aerodynamic credentials. We’re not entirely sure that Mercedes has chosen to focus attention on a cat in a new advert for the CLA to dig at Jaguar’s mickey-take of its […]

Smart ForTwo GrandStyle Edition looks like the run-out model – price from £10,330

Photo Smart ForTwo GrandStyle Coupe & Cabrio

The Smart ForTwo GrandStyle Edition has been revealed as probably the final version of the current Smart, with more toys and more luxury. The next generation Smart car is heading for the Paris Motor Show in October, so you can probably look at Smart’s latest special edition car – the Smart ForTwo GrandStyle Edition – as a […]

Volkswagen Jetta gets a small facelift – debuting at New York Auto Show

Photo 2015 Volkswagen Jetta

The Volkswagen Jetta is getting a facelift for the 2015 model year with small cosmetic tweaks, revised engines lineup and better aerodynamics. It’s three years since the current VW Golf with a boot – the Volkswagen Jetta – arrived, so it’s time for a nip and a tuck to keep it relevant. Volkswagen are planning […]

Porsche 911 GT3 new engine production starts April 22nd 2014

Photo Porsche 911 GT3

The need for new engines for the at risk of fire Porsche 911 GT3 is to be resolved when Porsche starts to build new engines with modifications this month. The recall for the Porsche 911 GT3 after a couple of fires forced Porsche to evaluate the cause – and stop further production – now looks […]

2015 Chevrolet Cruze gets a facelift and new connectivity

2015 Chevrolet Cruze Saloon Facelift Photo

A facelift for the Chevrolet Cruse has been revealed ahead of a New York Auto Show debut with exterior updates and new technology. With the New York Auto Show looming this month, Chevrolet has revealed a facelift for the Cruze for the 2015 MY, although it’s unlikely the UK will see it. With GM trying […]

Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible revealed ahead of New York Auto Show debut

Photo Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible

The convertible version of the hardcore performance Z06 – the Corvette Z06 Convertible – is revealed ahead of a debut at the New York Auto Show. If you want proper American Muscle Car performance you don’t need to look much further than the new Corvette Z06 with its 6.2 litre Supercharged V8 delivering 625 horses […]

New Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive goes in to production

Photo Mercedes B-Class ED

Mercedes has begun production of the B-Class Electric Drive at their plant in Rastatt, Germany. On sale in Europe in 2014, UK in 2015. With the BMW i3 grabbing headlines – and flying out of showrooms – as BMW’s first electric car, Mercedes need to play catch-up with a convincing EV of their own, and […]

Jaguar tells drivers to ‘F’ the meeting in a new billboard campaign for the F-Type

Photo Jaguar F The Meeting

Jaguar are on a roll with the #GoodToBeBad campaign for the new F-Type Coupe, and now we get a new billboard campaign telling drivers to ‘F’ the meeting. We’ve all thought it – F*** the meeting, lets go for a drive. And Jaguar are positively encouraging that thought. In a new billboard campaign as part […]

First Lamborghini Huracans making £30k premiums

Photo Lamborghini Huracan

Such is the appetite for the new Lamborghini Huracan – the replacement for the Gallardo – is attracting premiums of up to £30 as it starts to arrive in the UK. The new Lamborghini Huracan – Lamborghini’s take on the Ferrari 458 and McLaren 650S, and the replacement for the long in the tooth Gallardo […]

Bugatti rolls out another ‘Legends’ Special – the Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse Black Bess

Photo Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse Black Bess

The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse Black Bess is the penultimate in the ‘Legends’ series of Veyrons, limited to three and debuting at the Beijing Motor Show. No, Bugatti hasn’t named their latest Legends limited edition car – the Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse Black Bess – after Dick Turpin’s horse (well, not directly anyway), but after the […]

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