NISSAN UNVEILS “LEAF” – THE WORLD’S FIRST ELECTRIC CAR DESIGNED FOR AFFORDABILITY AND REAL-WORLD REQUIREMENTS Event ushers in a new era for Nissan and a new era for mobility YOKOHAMA, (Aug. 2, 2009) – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd today unveiled Nissan LEAF, the world’s first affordable, zero-emission car. Designed specifically for a lithium-ion battery-powered chassis, […]
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There’s been a bit of a tease running up to the reveal of the Nissan Electric Car – The Nissan LEAF EV – and today Nissan has released details and images. Update 18/3/2010: Nissan has announced that the Nissan LEAF will be built at its plant in Sunderland UK, starting 2013. The Nissan LEAF is […]
The Jaguar XFR is the halo version of Jaguar’s successful XF range. It’s hard to believe that the XF is the successor to the old S-Type, so far removed is it from the retro-styling of its predecessor. The Jaguar XFR is a super saloon aimed at the likes of the BMW M5 and the Audi […]
Audi released details of the Audi S5 Cabriolet back in February, promising the S5 Cab would be in showrooms by the Spring. Still, with the weather we’ve been having in July, I suppose you can forgive Audi for thinking it’s Spring, not the height of Summer. So the order book is now open for the […]
Exactly a moth ago we brought you a report about the drivers version of the Lamborghini Gallardo – The Lamborghini LP550-2 Valentino Balboni – created as a limited edition run of cars to commemorate the career of Lamborghini’s most influential test driver. The LP550-2 features a unique colour scheme, with a big stripe right up […]
The next version of the extremely successful Audi R8 is the R8 Spyder, the convertible version of the 911 bashing Audi. We’ve seen spy shots floating around and rumour has it that Audi will be bringing the Audi R8 Spyder to Frankfurt in September. And now an over-eager Audi dealer in the UK has stuck […]
This is another in the Mazda series of ‘Only in Japan’. But if past history is anything to go by, we got the updates to the Mazda MX-5 a short time after Japan got them, and the same thing happened with the updated Mazda RX-8, so there’s a fair chance Mazda will give the Mazda […]
BMW is trying to go ‘Green’ and has announced that production versions of both the BMW 7 Series ActiveHybrid and the BMW X6 ActiveHybrid will be at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. We reported that BMW would release a BMW 7 Series Hybrid back in May The Concepts for the ActiveHybrids were originally shown […]
Back in May we reported an industry rumour that Audi were planning to bring an electric R8 Concept to the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. We already know that the Audi R8 Spider will be showing up at the show, but to be honest we weren’t convinced by the tittla-tattle. But the rumours are back, […]
OK, it’s a pretty quiet news day. So we’ve been surfing about a bit and have come up with a clip some smart guys have done with our Top Gear man – Jeremy Clarkson. All Top Gear fans are used to Jeremy’s facial expressions and odd mimicking of sounds. You probably remember when Tim Rice […]