We reported last week that one of the main potential buyers for Saab is reported to be Koenigsegg. Well, if reports coming in from a Swedish TV company are to be believed, Koenigsegg is almost past the post, squeezing out the other two players – the Renco Group and a bunch of guys from Wyoming. […]
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VW are pushing ahead with their BlueMotion Eco range, and have announced that the VW Touareg BlueMotion is now available in the UK. Offering improved economy and lower emissions, the Touareg BlueMotion manages to drop in to a lower Co2 band by emitting 219g/km (a reduction from 244g/km on the V6 TDi) and it delivers […]
Introduced officially at the Detroit Motor Show this year, Audi’s stunning V10 R8 has had plenty of coverage in the press, on the web and on TV. From letting you know that the car was about to launch, to galleries full of pictures of the R8 V10, and even a track video of the car, […]
The quite astonishing KTM X-Bow has been something of a sensation. Offering supercar performance (and supercar plus performance in reality) it is the only real alternative in the 4-wheeled-motorcycle market to the Ariel Atom. Originally planned as just a 500 a year production model by the Austrian Motor Cycle specialists, that number has been doubled […]
The Rolls Royce Ghost tease is starting to get more specific as we close in on the actual launch of the production car, which should be at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. We saw an all but undisguised Rolls Royce Ghost the other day, and RR has now issued information on the suspension system […]
The 2009 Ford KA replaces the ancient, but iconic, original, and is based on the underpinnings of the Fiat 500. Engines too come from Fiat with a 1.3 diesel joining the Ford KA line-up for the first time, but only in Zetec guise. The new Ford KA is a strong contender of choice in the […]
It was back at the end of April when we first reported that MINI was planning yet another MINI Limited Edition – the MINI John Cooper F1 50th Anniversary Edition – which we speculated would be shown at the MINI United Festival. Which it was, but with not much detail. Still, they’ve got round to […]
Winning type: the MINI John Cooper Works World Championship 50. * 10.06.2009 Limited MINI special edition evokes the birth of the brand and John Cooper’s Formula One title victory 50 years ago. Both were revolutionary and triumphant: in the summer of 1959 Alec Issigonis presented his concept for a small car which, with its transverse-mounted […]
So you fancy driving a Bugatti Veyron, but don’t quite have the £1,000,000 required to go out and get one, or the £40k+ it will cost you to insure? So what do you do? Well, I suppose you could pretend to be Mr Clarkson and persuade Bugatti to drop one off at your one bed […]
Hot on the heels of the release of the UK pricing and details for the Infiniti G37 Convertible comes the same sort of information on Infiniti’s big SUV – the Infiniti FX. As with the G37, the Infiniti FX range offers plenty of kit for your money and a decent build quality. But it’s throwing […]