The Volkswagen XL1 – the world’s most efficient hybrid ‘supercar’ is heading for the UK, with VW pricing the XL1 at £98,515. Just 200 being built. VW announced a while back that their ‘super’ hybrid XL1 was going in to limited production, although they didn’t confirm a price for being super green. But now the first […]
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Audi UK looks to have accidentally revealed a ‘Plus’ version of the RS6 – the Audi RS6 Avant Plus – as imminent after a slip-up on a website posting. The Audi RS6 Avant is, in many way, the pick of the ‘Uber’ estate cars from Germany. True, it’s eschewed its monster V10 for a 4.0 litre […]
Journalist Andrew Frankel has driven a Mercedes E 300 BlueTEC HYBRID from Tangier to Goodwood on a single 80 litre tank of fuel. It might cost more to buy a hybrid car than a regular ICE car, but if you do a lot of miles the fuel savings can be impressive and, with many modern […]
Bentley boss Wolfgang Dürheimer has revealed that the new Bentley SUV – when it hits the marketplace in two years time – will be more expensive than rivals. The Bentley SUV is now not just a probable future model for Bentley, but is now a fully confirmed project that will result in the first ever […]
The McLaren 650S GT3 – McLaren’s GT3 replacement for the 12C GT3 – has been revealed at Goodwood with big improvements over the 12C. The arrival of the McLaren 650S meant a GT3 version wouldn’t be far behind as McLaren transferred all that’s better about the 650S to the track version, and now the McLaren […]
Video of the only two Koenigsegg One:1s in existence in action at Goodwood ahead of their debut at the Festival of Speed this week. As we’ve already reported, the Koenigsegg One:1 is debuting at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend, but rather than a single One:1, Koenigsegg have taken the only two One:1s in […]
The Aston Martin DP-100 Vision Gran Turismo Concept – a virtual car for Gran Turismo 6 – is revealed ahead of a real world debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. As design technology has evolved, it’s become properly practical for car makers to indulge their design flair in cars that will only ever really exist […]
The new Ford Focus ST has been revealed with a 182 bhp diesel option for the first time, chassis modifications and cosmetic updates. Debut at Goodwood. Following a tease for the new Ford Focus ST earlier this week, Ford has now revealed the new ST – and the ST diesel – as Ford’s refreshed ST […]
The Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary special edition has been revealed with more power and cosmetic upgrades. Debuts at Goodwood Festival of Speed. It’s getting on for two years since the new Peugeot 208 GTi arrived, but it’s 30 years since the 205 GTi arrived and that calls for a bit of celebration. So we […]
The Ford 1.0 litre EcoBoost engine has won the International Engine of the Year for the third year in a row as it rolls out across Ford’s range. It’s hard to believe that the little 999cc Ford EcoBoost Engine has been around for a few years now, but that hasn’t diminished the edge it has […]