That headline sounds a bit like a died-in-the-wool Porsche fanatics dream scenario. Dump the models they don’t consider to be ‘real’ Porsches and concentrate on the 911. Oh, and if they must – just for the poor, you understand – make the Boxster and Cayman so the hoi polloi can get a taste of the […]
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The last news we had on the Volvo C70 was a Limited Edition Ice White version, launched in the Spring to hoover up a few 4-seat drop-top sales in the Summer. But Volvo has decided the C70 needs more than a limited edition, and the first pictures of the facelifted C70 for 2010 have found […]
It’s been pretty clear for some time that the BMW Project-i will see the revival of the Isetta brand – the iconic bubble cars from the ’50s and ’60s – especially after the BMW Museum ran an Isetta Video as a promotion. But what platform will BMw use for the I-Setta? Rumours have revolved round […]
Fiat has decided to play around with the Grande Punto, and has come up with a revised version – the Fiat Punto Evo – which will show at Frankfurt next month. I’m not sure that a facelift – which is essentially what this is – calls for a new name, but Fiat say the Evo […]
Renault are launching a new car – The Renault Fluence – based on the Mégane underpinnings. But it’s not coming to the UK – or most of Europe, for that matter – it is instead designed to be sold in Turkey, Russia and Romania, and is being built at the Oyak-Renault plant in Bursa, Turkey, […]
Well, that makes six different winners in six races, but Raikkonen’s win at Spa-Francorchamps cements the Ferrari resurgence as the unpredictable F1 season draws towards an end. But the big winner of the day was Force India, with Giancarlo Fisichella taking his car to an astonishing second place. And there was no luck in the […]
Read our report on the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept Read the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept Press Release BMW has released a plethora of detail on the Vision EfficientDynamics Concept which will really does seem to raise the benchmark in Hybrid cars. Featuring a 3cyliner turbo diesel engine working in conjunction with a pair of electric […]
Character: High-performance concept study with BMW ActiveHybrid technology visualising the dynamic performance typical of a BMW against the backdrop of future demands in sustained mobility. BMW Vision EfficientDynamics as a symbol for the future of Sheer Driving Pleasure in harmony with trendsettingefficiency. • Development aim: The performance of a BMW M Car and a highly emotional character combined with […]
Well, they weren’t kidding when they said this was something different. BMW has released full details, including a massive 90 photos and a video, on the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept Car. And it really is quite impressive. We speculated a couple of days ago that the Vision Concept would be a diesel electric hybrid with […]
It’s nine months since we reported that MINI were going to let the public shake out any problems in the MINI E by leasing them out in small numbers to ‘Field Testers. Initially the plan was to do this in the States and Germany, but MINI has thrown the UK in to the mix, and […]