There has been a lot of hype surrounding the next generation Toyota Prius, which has recently launched in Japan, and which we can expect soon in the UK. It has a new, bigger engine, increased performance and reduced emissions. And of course it’s by default the darling of the ‘Planet Savers’. So there is much […]
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Well, it does make sense to update your cars in your home market first, so the updates to the Mazda RX-8 for the Japanese market announced today are almost certain to come to UK cars before long. Just like the updates Mazda made to the MX-5 in Japan were followed by updates to the Mazda […]
We all know that the Bugatti Veyron has been a huge success. The fastest, the most expensive, the most desired and just about any other superlative you can throw at it fits. But it has been around a little while now and, although Bugatti celebrated the 200th Veyron built back in March, demand has, not […]
This year’s Formula One season is starting to turn in to a cross between a Roy of the Rovers special and a Disney Fairytale. Not content with simply getting the Brawn GP team up and running just in time for the start of the season, and then going on to win four of the first […]
For years we’ve marvelled at the way Porsche seems to be a money-making machine. Considered by most to be the epitome of a successful car manufacturer, Porsche’s reputation has allowed them to charge more – and make more – from their cars than almost anyone else. And even in these trouble times, Porsche has been […]
In a move that seems designed to pamper to the British obsession with the weather, BMW has announced that they are to fit Michael Fish in to new BMWs fitted with ConnectedDrive! Actually, they’re not really fitting Michael Fish as he’d probably get it wrong, but the new BMW weather forecast system is going to […]
Actually, the headline is quite literal. It would appear that Ferrari is working on four wheel drive hybrid propulsion systems after plans submitted to the European Patent Office were uncovered by Autocar. It’s been known for some time that Ferrari has been working on Hybrid and 4WD systems, but these drawings show that Ferrari is […]
As we mentioned earlier on the story on the Citroen GT (GTbyCitroen Concept), Citroen are moving to redefine the perception of the company as a much more up-market option – a Premium Brand. The Citroen GT is one way to go – with a ‘Halo’ car – but the other is by launching more […]
At last year’s Motor Show in Paris, Citroen revealed the GTbyCitroen Concept – a futuristic looking Supercar Concept designed for the Gran Turismo 5 Video game. But such was the reaction to the Citroen GT Concept that within a short space of time Citroen had committed to a limited run production of the car. Which […]
Well, we were assured that the official information on the BMW 5 Series GT wouldn’t be released until Sunday. But as is the way with the Interweb, once the world starts to get the official information through unofficial releases, car makers tend to sit up and take some notice. So BMW have decided to issue […]