Audi Q8 confirmed, or is it the Audi Q9?

Audi Q8 Q9 planned

Audi development boss, Wolfgang Durheimer, has confirmed a new, bigger ‘Q’ to sit above the Q7. But will it be the Audi Q8 or Audi Q9? We’ve long wondered when Audi would get round to expanding its range of ‘Q’ badged SUVs to include sporty coupe SUVs as well as a new range-topper bigger than the Q7. But Audi […]

Land Rover Defender LXV celebrates 65 years of Land Rover

Photo Land Rover Defender LXV

The Land Rover Defender LXV is a special edition Defender launched to celebrate Land Rover’s 65th Anniversary at an event at the Packington Estate near Solihull. The Land Rover Defender – in one shape or another – has been with us for 65 years, so Land Rover is busy celebrating their 65th anniversary with an event […]

Spyker B6 Venator Spyder on the way

rear voew of Spyker B6 Venator on road

Spyker has revealed in its annual report that it will reveal a convertible version of the Venator Concept revealed at Geneva 2013 – the Spyker B6 Venator Spyder. Spyker has always promised much but not actually managed to deliver anything really significant. But there is promise in the new Spyker B6 Venator we saw at […]

Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid: Production to double to cope with demand

Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid driving on road

Volvo’s new V60 plug-in hybrid is proving so successful that Volvo are trying to double production to 10,000 a year to cope with demand. The Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid finally went in to production at the end of 2012 as the first diesel plug-in hybrid on the market, and despite our antipathy towards expensive, and heavy, technical […]

Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse world speed record: Video

Video thumbnail for youtube video Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse world speed record: Video

The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse officially became the fastest convertible in the world recently and we have video of the 254mph record- breaking run. We’ve had a little flurry of publicity for Bugatti recently as they first lost, then recovered, their world speed record for a production car from Guinness, and then we thought they might be coming up with something […]

New Maserati Ghibli could get 4.0 litre V8 Diesel

Side view of new Maserati Ghibli

The new Maserati Ghibli – which has the option of a V6 diesel – could get a new V8 diesel with 360bhp if demand for the V6 diesel drives sales. The car world is slowly losing its V8s, V10s and V12s as car makers turn to fewer cylinders and forced induction to provide performance with […]