Update 2/9/09: Finally, Subaru has announced that the Subaru Impreza Diesel will be coming to the UK, starting at £20,000 OTD for the 2.0D RC. It does get difficult when markets go mad, and currencies fall out of the normal range of values, for none more than the big car manufacturers whose products are sold […]
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Audi has released details of the changes to the Audi TT for 2009, including more models with the quattro option and the S-Line pack available across almost all the range. S-Line (the most popular add-on across the Audi range, and the one guaranteed to get you the best price at trade-in time) is now available […]
It has been reported this morning that Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling have agreed to dip in to tax payers funds to help Tata, the owners of Jaguar and Land Rover. Along with most other car makers in the world, Jaguar and Land Rover has been hit hard by the current economic blight. But it […]
Now this is something I really approve of. As many of you will have seen on last week’s Top Gear, May was out playing with the Honda’s FCX Clarity in California, and commented, just as we have, that this is the real way forward for electric cars. The Honda FCX Clarity is the first proper […]
Despite the fact that the new Lotus Evora is not due to start delivery until next Summer, Lotus of London, in Park Lane, has this week taken delivery of the first Evora to hit a showroom anywhere in the world, and it will be on show from the 22nd December. The Evora is going to […]
Cars UK [rating:3.0] With the first UK Mercedes SL65 Black Series cars about to hit the UK, now seems a good time to have a look at the most powerful Mercedes SL ever to hit the roads. The Black Series cars from Mercedes are the ultimate AMG version. The SL65 is the third in the […]
So, President Bush has decided to use a chunk of the funds allocated for banking bailouts to US car makers, principally Chrysler and GM. I suppose it was inevitable. After all, what has Bush got to lose? If it turns out to be a bad move it’s hardly going to tarnish the image of the […]
Mercedes McLaren has announced that its run-out model, the Mercedes McLaren SLR Stirling Moss, dubbed the McLaren Speedster, will make its début at Detroit. This will certainly brighten up the Detroit Motor Show! After months of speculation, Mercedes McLaren has announced to the world that the spectacular Mercedes Benz McLaren SLR Stirling Moss will be […]
What does a car maker which specialises in ultra-luxurious, powerful and, by definition, thirsty cars do when the world goes mad and starts to see its products as anathema? Bentley finds itself in this ludicrous position. Of course, the current credit problems play a big part in Bentley’s problems, either because buyers need finance to […]
As I’m sure many of you will have seen at the weekend, Clarkson got to play with the Tesla Roadster, an electric sports car based on the Lotus Elise. Made for interesting viewing. It was obvious that the weight of the batteries would compromise the handling, but its actual straight-line speed was a real revelation. […]