September 3, 2014

2015 Kia Sorento teased (video) – European debut at 2014 Paris Motor Show

Photo new Kia Sorento

The 2015 Kia Sorento is teased by Kia ahead of a debut in Korea in August and a European public debut at the 2014 Paris Motor Show in October. The 2015 Kia Sorento will be revealed in South Korea next month (August 2014) – and get its European debut at the Paris Motor Show in […]

Peugeot 2008 DKR gets 340 bhp turbo diesel to fight the Dakar Rally

Photo Peugeot 2008 DKR

The Peugeot 2008 DKR – Peugeot’s new Dakar Rally warhorse – gets a 340 bhp twin-turbo diesel and rear wheel drive to take on the Dakar Rally. The days of Peugeot’s motorsport activities being integral to the brand’s identity are long gone, but Peugeot are still playing motorsports with a few headline grabbing projects like […]

Range Rover Sport SVR Prototype revealed as most powerful Land Rover ever (video)

Photo Range Rover Sport SVR Prototype

The Range Rover Sport SVR Prototype is a first look at Land Rover’s new range-topping Range Rover Sport which will tackle the Goodwood hillclimb this weekend. What were Land Rover to call the new, powerful, range-topping Range Rover Sport from the new Special Operations division, we wondered. Well, wonder no more – it’s the Range Rover […]

Land Rover tease new Range Rover Sport R / RS – debuts at Goodwood (video)

Photo new 542bhp Range Rover Sport tease

The most powerful Land Rover to date – the Range Rover Sport R (or RS) – is teased on video ahead of a debut at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed. The idea of a more powerful Range Rover Sport – complete with the 542bhp version of the supercharged V8 from the Jaguar XJR and […]

Renault Megane Renaultsport 275 Trophy-R Special Edition celebrates Nurburgring record

Photo Renault Megane Renaultsport 275 Trophy-R

Renault has revealed the Megane Renaultsport 275 Trophy-R Special Edition which loses almost 100kg over the standard 275 Trophy and gets chassis enhancements. We knew Renault were planning to take the Megane Renaultsport 275 Trophy to the Nurburgring to have a crack at the FWD production car record and wrestle it back from the SEAT Lean Cupra […]

New BMW X6 – the glitzy lifestyle video

Photo new BMW X6 launch film

With the new BMW X6 now revealed, BMW are ramming home the new X6 as a lifestyle statement in a new launch film for the X5′s coupe sibling. Not even BMW expected the X6 to be a runaway success, but marketed as a lifestyle version of the more practical X5, the X6 has sold in […]

David Brown Automotive Speedback UK debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed (video)

Photo David Brown Automotive Speedback UK debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed Goodwood

The David Brown Automotive Speedback – a 1960s Aston Martin-like creation based on the Jaguar XKR – will get its UK debut at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed. The reveal of the David Brown Automotive Speedback was a pleasant surprise. We’d expected the Speedback to be yet another take on the E-Type – based as […]

Mercedes AMG GT gets new 503 bhp Twin-Turbo 4.0 litre V8 (video)

Photo new Mercedes AMG GT M178 engine

Mercedes has revealed the AMG M178 4.9 litre twin-turbo V8 engine with 503bhp and 479lb/ft of torque. Will arrive first in the new AMG GT. We’ve speculated that the new Mercedes AMG GT – and, for that matter, futures ’63′ AMGs – will get a new twin-turbo V8 to provide the power as Mercedes look […]

Volkswagen Golf R 400 sounds like it means business (video)

Photo VW Golf R 400 Video

The Volkswagen Golf R 400 – a 395 bhp Golf R Concept that looks to be heading for production – sounds like it means business in this short video. The Volkswagen Golf R Concept arrived at the Beijing Motor Show recently, and it looked pretty much production-ready. So it was no huge surprise when we […]

Mitsubishi XR-PHEV Evolution for Gran Turismo 6 brought to life (video)

Photo Mitsubishi XR-PHEV Evolution for Gran Turismo

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 […]

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