February 27, 2015

Porsche 918 Spyder to get 875bhp to take on McLaren P1 & LaFerrari

Photo Porsche 918 Spyder

The Porche 918 Spyder – Porsche’s hybrid supercar – is to get a power boost and go on a diet to better compete with the McLaren P1 and LaFerrari. The fight at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show for star car was between the new McLaren P1 and the Enzo’s replacement, the daftly-named Ferrari LaFerrari. But […]

2013 Citroen C4 Picasso: First photos & details

Photo 2013 Citroen C4 Picasso

The new 2013 Citroen C4 Picasso has been revealed ahead of going on sale in the summer. It’s lighter, bigger and more frugal than the old C4 Picasso. Citroen are calling the new C4 Picasso ‘The TechnoSpace’ and have given it a new look, a new platform, more room and made it more frugal, with […]

Tesla ‘drops’ entry-level Model S. But was it ever going to be available?

Tesla Model S Photo

The 40kWh version of the Tesla Model S is being dropped by Tesla in the US, but we do wonder if Tesla ever had any intention of delivering it in the first place. Tesla’s big claim ahead of the arrival of the, very impressive, Model S – and a seemingly vital part of the US taxpayer funding […]

Subaru XV gets world’s first self-cleaning function (+ video)

Photo of Subaru XV Dirty

Subaru UK has revealed that the Subaru XV Crossover can now be specified with the world’s first self-cleaning function for a car. The Subaru XV launched last year as a high-riding crossover version of the Impreza with added butch bits to let Subaru grab a piece of the burgeoning compact SUV market. It’s a decent effort from […]

Ssangyong LIV-1 SUV: Seoul Motor Show

Photo Ssangyong LIV-1 SUV Concept

Ssangyong has rolled out yet another SUV Concept at its home motor show in Seoul – the Ssangyong LIV-1 SUV. The Seoul Motor Show is the home car show for Sssangyong, so you’d expect them to roll out a new car or a new concept. It seems we had both. The Ssangyong LIV-1 SUV is […]

2014 Range Rover Sport: Video, Photos, Configurator & Specification

Photo 2014 Range Rover Sport

With the 2014 Range Rover Sport now in the open after its debut at the New York Auto Show, we have video, photos, detail, spec and the Range Rover Sport configurator. The run up to the reveal of the new 2014 Range Rover Sport may have been fraught with problems for Land Rover – from […]

Want the Jaguar XKR-S GT in the UK? Then demand it.

Photo Jaguar XKR-S GT

The track-focused, but road-legal, Jaguar XKR-S GT is aimed just at North America, but Jaguar will build it for the UK if there’s demand. One surprise at the 2013 New York Auto Show was the Jaguar XKR-S GT, an XKR-S with added butchness aimed at North America and being built in very limited numbers. When […]

New Renault Clio comes with Va Va Voom Button (+ video)

Photo Burlesque dancers new Renault Clio

Renault UK has produced adverts for the new 2013 Renault Clio that feature a ‘Va Va Voom’ button to transport UK drivers to the heart of Paris. The new Renault Clio is a big deal for Renault. Mired in the problems of over-capacity, a stroppy workforce and a world that has fallen out of love with mainstream […]

New Land Rover Defender will be “…the bollocks, the absolute dog’s bollocks”!

2012 Land Rover Defender Photo

Land Rover design director Gerry McGovern has made it clear that the new Land Rover Defender – due in 2015 – will be a car that will be a perfect replacement for the iconic Defender. It’s not often you get a proper statement of intent on a planned new car, but Land Rover’s design director Gerry McGovern […]

All-new MINI dashboard goes mainstream (spy photo)

MINI 3 Dashboard spy photo

The all-new MINI – the third generation of the new MINI – is due later in 2013 and will be getting a more mainstream dashboard. Whatever you may think of the ‘new’ MINI – the one BMW make – it’s been a huge success. And it’s been a huge success because it’s managed to evoke […]

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