Sunday, 19 February 2017

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Countdown to Geneva

THE Geneva Motor Show may still be a few months away but several big-hitters have already come forward to stake their claim to motoring dominance. McLaren, Ferrari and even a Singapore outfit have put their cards on the table, ready to showcase their next generation masterpieces. British manufacturer McLaren will…

Farewell to the underdog

ZENOS Cars, the Norfolk-based sports car firm much-loved for its affordable lightweight lineup, has gone into administration. The British car maker had recently produced its 100th vehicle, but a series of cancelled export orders proved too much for the small yet intimate company to handle. Founded in 2012 by two…

British car award winners 2017

THE UK Car of the Year awards are almost in, with winners just announced in every category and the overall winner to be declared in February. Decided by 27 top British motoring journalists, the awards give a valuable industry insight into what’s hot and what’s not. Best luxury car was…

Second fastest production car the Faraday Future officially launched

BILLED as a ‘new species’ of car, Faraday Future officially launched their new electric sedan which goes faster than a Ferrari and is capable of learning. The FF 91 debuted in Las Vegas, will be on the roads in 2018 and can hit 60mph from a dead stop in just…

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SEAT Ateca will muscle into SUV car market

ATECA is SEAT’s new compact SUV which aims to muscle in on a sector already packed with formidable rivals such as the Nissan Qashqai, Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage and Peugeot 3008. However, there will be no worried faces in the SEAT boardroom, for while the Ateca is SEAT’s first SUV,…

A fierce fighting bull

A GRAND tour celebrating 50 years of the Lambourghini Miura somewhat surprisingly finished up on an Andalucian farm. After 12 months of touring Europe’s glamour spots, from Monte Carlo to Madrid, the tour rolled to a stop at a renowned but off-the-beaten track bull-breeding farm in the Spanish hinterlands. It…

This is the year of Ford

FORD has finally produced its first ever GT Supercar. Boasting the best power-to-weight ratio of any production car with a top speed smashing 200mph, the GT rolled off the assembly line in Ontario to acclaim in December. A twin-turbo 3.5 litre V6 engine grinds out more than 600bhp alongide a…

Honda HR-V: compact SUV

HONDA’S entry into the compact SUV market was a little later than most rivals, but the current HR-V underlines why it was certainly worth the wait. Dynamic styling, generous levels of standard equipment and class-leading interior space give the HR-V compelling appeal in a class already well served with the…

Changing of the guard

GOOGLE has launched its first foray into the pioneering world of autonomous cars with the formal unveiling of new sister company Waymo, which is expected to whet its appetite for world domination with a self-driving taxi service. Waymo says that drivers around the world clock up an incredible ten trillion…

Ford Mustang: Wild horses

FORD unveiled two special edition Mustangs aimed at the European market at their recent ‘Go Further’ event in Cologne. The Mustang Black Shadow will be available to order from January 2017 with either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission, plus a 5.0 litre V8 engine beneath the bonnet. Key…

Sharks circle F1 giant

DETAILS are finally beginning to emerge of the secretive talks between motoring giant McLaren and Silicon Valley tech monstrosity Apple, they of the ubiquitous iPhone and iPad. In September there was speculation that Apple would take over the McLaren consortium in its entirety, placing the Formula One team and car…

BMW 330e Sport report

PETROL-ELECTRIC hybrid cars have been around for a while, but technology keeps moving on and there are now an increasing number of plug-in hybrids, re-chargeable at home or at public charging points. BMW is well-established in this expanding market with models such as the i3 and i8, and now there…
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