The Lotus Evora is the first real new Lotus for more than a decade. The only mid-engined 2+2, the Lotus Evora promises a huge a mount of fun, for not a lot of money. Due on sale in the UK in the Summer of 2009, the Evora has attracted some very high-profile buyers since it […]
The Bugatti Veyron – the most spectacular car in existence, has spawned a number of limited edition models. But this is the Grand Sport, the convertible version of the Veyron, which offers 250mph open-top motoring – at a price.
The Ferrari California is the first Ferrari to feature a retracting metal roof, and looks set to become the most marketable Ferrari of all time. Great looking – from most angles – the Ferrari California is set to take sales from rival manufacturers, such as Mercedes with the SL and Porsche with the 911 Turbo, […]
Don’t think for a minute that we’re going to lose the supercar stunts we know and love, and see them replaced by the charms of a Kia Cee’d economy run, but Top Gear, in common with the rest of the Beeb, is having its budget cut – apparently. Andy Wilman, who is the brains behind […]
Jaguar has announced the Jaguar XF Diesel S, offering more power and better fuel economy than the outgoing model. Due in UK Car showrooms in March.
There is no doubt, the Toyota Prius is the best selling Hybrid car there has ever been. Toyota has marketed the car brilliantly, and it is seen, by many who wouldn’t normally be seen dead in a mid-range Toyota, as the car to drive. But things are changing. The world is starting to wake up […]
The rumour-mill (surprise, surprise) has been working overtime on the precarious state of the Honda F1 team. We knew there were a few contenders, with the money and the expertise, vying for the team, but its seemed that Prodrive’s boss David Richards was in pole position. Seems not. Reports are coming from La Stampa in […]
It was a real surprise that Honda decided to pull out of F1 for 2009. True, they haven’t yet seen the sort of success that their efforts, and money, should have yielded, but they have a superb product and, more importantly, potentially one of the best set-ups in F1 led by the best of the […]
Gemballa has a reputation for producing extreme versions of Porsche models. From the 997 based Avalanche to the Carrera GT based Mirage, all the Gemballa models offer extremes of performance and design. And now there’s a new model to add to the list. The Tornado. The Tornado is based on the Cayenne Turbo, and comes […]
As we reported recently, the Top Gear Test on the Tesla Roadster had Tesla a little miffed, to say the least. Tesla claims that most of what went on with the test (running out of power; failed brakes etc) was just set up by the Top Gear Team for effect. But Mr C is having […]