Lord Mandelson looks set to announce an extension to the Scrappage Scheme later today. Update: It’s now been confirmed that the Scrappage Scheme has been extended. The Scrappage Scheme has run out of money and is due to end well short of the original estimated end date in February. But it’s being reported that Lord […]
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Fiat has made a number of small changes to the Panda for 2010, including cosmetic tweaks and a new engine choice. If you think about the Fiat Panda at all, you probably tend to think of it as a relic from Fiat’s past. A car that’s still made but just doesn’t cut the mustard up […]
The Top Gear Crew are out filming Series 14 in Romania on the stunning Transfagarasan Road in the Carpathian Mountains with a Ferrari, an Aston Martin and a Lamborghini. We won’t get the latest series of Top Gear (Series 14) on our screens until November, but the Top Gear Crew are out filming – in […]
Lewis Hamilton managed to convert his pole position at Singapore in to a win for McLaren, but the biggest winner of the day was Jensen Button. It always looked as if McLaren’s late-season renaissance would continue at Singapore, and world champion Lewis Hamilton didn’t disappoint his team as he drove to his second successive Grand […]
Richard Madeley – journalist and broadcaster – is writing for Cars UK as a guest car reviewer in the first of an occasional series of ‘Stars Test Cars’. It’s always interesting to read car reviews – well, it is for us – and equally interesting to see how people judge the car they’re driving. We tend to […]
It looks like Mercedes is planning a Black Series version of the SLS AMG Gullwing with up to 700bhp and a 3.0 second 0-60mph. We’ve only just had the official launch of the Mercedes SLS AMG Gullwing at Frankfurt, and it won’t hit the roads until well in to 2010. But we also know that […]
BMW are planning a new M1 Supercar based on the Vision EfficientDynamics Concept seen at the Frankfurt Motor Show by 2012. It’s been on the cards for years – a range topping Supercar from BMW. The last was the M1 from the late ’70s (actually conceived as a joint project between BMW and Lamborghini), which is an […]
Land Rover are working on a new Land Rover Defender – Project Icon – based on the current Discovery and due to market in 2012. Yesterday we wrote about the future of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and noted that – despite the new models JLR are planning – one model that would continue would be […]
Overfinch are to build a £140k Range Rover in conjunction with Gun Makers Holland & Holland Overfinch has always done good things with the Range Rover. They’ve made a very sound business out of taking Land Rover’s flagship model and giving it the power and on-road manners keen drivers always sought. And they add a […]
Volvo has confirmed they will bring a plug-in Hybrid to the market by 2012, offering 150 mpg and 50g/km CO2. Back in June we reported that Volvo were working on a plug-in hybrid that they wanted to bring to market by 2012. To be honest, we were a little disparaging about their plans as we […]