The Elemental RP1 sports car is a track-focused but road legal car heading for a debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed and promising extreme performance. Everyone and their dog thinks they can build the perfect road-legal track day car, and most of what we see as promising turns out to be little more than a […]
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The Mitsubishi XR-PHEV Evolution Vision Gran Turismo concept has arrived, sporting a plug-in hybrid powertrain and extreme styling. The lines between reality and virtual reality are becoming ever more blurred as so much of our lives play out on line, and nowhere more so than with concept cars. The latest virtual reality car brought to […]
It looks like the Lexus IS range is about to get a new edition as Lexus trademarks the IS 200t badge pointing towards the introduction of the 2.0 litre turbo. The Lexus NX will be going on sale before the end of the year, and apart from the NX being the smallest SUV to come […]
The Audi RS7 has been given a minor facelift for 2015, with cosmetic changes to bring it in line with the updates A7 and S7, including optional matrix headlights. It’s not much more than a year or so since the Audi RS7 was revealed at the Detroit Motor Show, but it’s already getting a bit […]
A new promotional video for the Mercedes S 63 AMG Coupe portrays it as the ultimate feline in the jungle as Mercedes embraces ‘Performance Art’. We’ve had a few spats between Mercedes and Jaguar of late, with Jaguar poking fun at Mercedes Magic Body Control chickens and Mercedes retaliating with a bit of artwork proclaiming […]
The Hyundai Veloster Midship concept has been revealed at the Busan Motor Show in South Korea as a mid-engined Hyundai Veloster with 296bhp. The Hyundai Veloster is actually a perfectly capable – if slightly quirky – sports car, which promises much but doesn’t actually deliver in terms of performance. In fact, when we reviewed the Hyundai Veloster […]
Mercedes is still busy teasing the replacement for the SLS – the AMG GT – with a series of three videos so we know what the AMG GT sounds like at different revs. It certainly looks like Mercedes are going to drag out the eventual reveal of the AMG GT – the effective replacement for […]
Cosworth has revealed details of the FA-20 Power Packages for the Toyota GT 86, Subaru BRZ and Scion F-RS, offering from 230 bhp to 380 bhp. The triumvirate of affordable roadsters from Toyota, Subaru and Scion – the GT86, BRZ and FR-S respectively – are cracking little drivers sports cars that manage to offer huge […]
The cost of driving in London during weekdays will rise on the 16 June by 15 per cent to £11.50, Transport for London has announced. We all moaned when the London Congestion Charge zone was put in place in 2003 and we had to pay £5 a day to drive in London during the day […]
Investment bank Morgan Stanley has declared that the electric car experiment is a failure, with only Tesla managing to make a success of EVs. The experiment of getting the car buying public to believe an electric car is a sensible alternative to an ICE car isn’t an unmitigated failure – but it’s close. And now […]