A Toyota Mirai hydrogen powered electric car, run by private hire firm Green Tomato in London, has clocked up 50,000 working miles in two years. All the talk about the future of cars revolves around a shift to battery electric vehicles (BEVs) as more advanced solid state batteries look to be on the horizon. That […]
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Singer – Porsche 911 Recreation Masters – deliver a new 911 964 Dynamics and Lightweighting Study (DLS) option, with cars built by Williams in the UK. Back in the summer, we reported that Porsche specialists Singer had teamed up with Williams Advanced Engineering to create a new air-cooled 911 engine, and now the fruits of their […]
The SEAT Leon Cristobal has been revealed at the Smart City Expo in Barcelona featuring a raft of new safety features, including a breathalyser to start. We might as well get used to the car calling the shots as autonomous technology starts to arrive, but SEAT are doing what they can to take away decisions from […]
Fisker has joined the promise of long range, high density, quick charge solid state batteries for electric cars with patents filed for their new technology. Although many have their doubts, we do seem to be moving towards the next step in battery technology, with solid state batteries not too far on the horizon. Toyota has plans […]
One of the Reliant Regal three-wheel vans used by Del Boy in the BBC sitcom Only fools and Horses has cost its new owner a whopping £42,000. A couple of weeks ago we revealed that Del Boy’s Three-Wheel Reliant Van from Only Fools and Horses was up for auction without reserve. The general consensus was […]
A Black and Gold McLaren 720S has been created by McLaren Special Operations as a one-off special for the Dubai Motor Show, inspired by Bruce McLaren. The Dubai Motor Show has a lot of glitz and gloss, so with nothing actually new to show McLaren is instead displaying a one-off customer commission 720S built by […]
The SEAT Leon Cupra R – revealed at Frankfurt as SEAT’s most potent car – goes on sale in the UK from £34,995. Just 24 allocated for the UK. The 2018 SEAT Lean Cupra R arrived at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September as SEAT titivated the Cupra 300 with an extra 10bhp, some carbon […]
We’ve had the Citroen C Picasso with the BlueHDi 150 2.0 litre diesel and Flair trim in for review and test. Can a Citroen MPV still sell in 2017? There was a time, not so very long ago, when families which needed to move their brood and their stuff opted for the practicality of an […]
Kia boss Michael Cole says he expects less than 10 per cent of the new Kia Stonic’s sales to be diesel-engined as Kia look to deliver more electrification. The new Kia Stonic is a car which is right on the Zeitgeist, offering a compact and appealing urban SUV to mop up sales in a market […]
Sebastian Vettel has won the Brazilian Grand Prix, beating pole sitter Bottas in to second place with Raikkonen in third. But Hamilton fought back to fourth place. In the scheme of things, with Lewis Hamilton already crowned the Champion (and Mercedes maintaining the constructors title), the Brazilian Grand Prix looked set to be pretty insignificant. […]