• Video: 25 Years of BMW M3

    It all started in August 1985 with the fastest 3 Series BMW of all times. The first M3 was powered by a 2.3-litre I4 engine that produced 195bhp. The current M3 develops 414bhp from a 4.0-litre V8. BMW M3 models have been derived from the… Continue reading »

  • Mercedes-Benz 'Sunday Driver' TV Commercial with Michael Schumacher and Mika Häkkinen

    Mercedes-Benz 'Sunday Driver' TV commercial promotes the 4MATIC all wheel drive system, and features old time rivals Michael Schumacher and Mika Häkkinen driving on snowy mountain roads. Häkkinen, who drives a new E-Class Estate, passes Schumacher in classic SL convertible calling him a Sunday driver.… Continue reading »

  • New Mercedes C-Class To Launch in Spring 2011

    The new facelifted Mercedes-Benz C-Class will arrive into UK showrooms next March. The car gets a modest facelift and new engines for the new model year. According to Mercedes-Benz, the latest model is distinguished from its predecessor by virtue of more than 2,000 new components.… Continue reading »

  • Video: Aston Martin V12 Vantage Meets DBR1-2 Le Mans Race Car

    The Aston Martin V12 engine sits in the heart of the One-77, DBS, DB9, Rapide and V12 Vantage street cars. In addition it also powers the 2010 DBR1-2 Le Mans race car. The V12 Vantage features a 6.0 litre V12 engine producing 510 bhp and… Continue reading »

  • Kia Motors To Unveil KV7 Concept Car at 2011 North American International Auto Show

    In recent years Kia Motors’ design-led transformation has been delivering production vehicles – such as the Soul, Sportage and Sorento – that bear a very close resemblance to the original concept designs that preceded them. At the 2011 North American International Auto Show in Detroit,… Continue reading »

  • When BARC met BTCC: Protyre Formula Renault Series To Go Touring

    Drivers competing in next year’s Protyre Formula Renault BARC Championship are to benefit from the capacity crowds and live television exposure of the British Touring Car Championship for the final two rounds of the season after organisers unveiled the 2011 calendar. The one-make single-seater category… Continue reading »

  • Toyota Hilux : The South Pole Sojourn

    If Santa didn’t already have Rudolf and a flying sledge he'd need a Toyota Hilux. The unstoppable Toyota Hilux is already renowned for its capacity to overcome any extreme challenge, from driving to the North Pole to conquering the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull. Now, the Hilux… Continue reading »

  • Satnav Secrets: Friends in High Places

    ‘Satnav’ is a piece of verbal shorthand, for ‘satellite navigation’. Though most people call the unit that helps you navigate, with the aid of satellites, a ‘satnav’, it is more properly called a ‘Portable Navigation Assistant’ or a ‘PNA’ for short. That's a bit of… Continue reading »

  • Strand Craft 166 Superyacht by Gray Design Comes With its Own Supercar

    Gray Design have conceptualized a new superyacht called Strand Craft 166 (SC166). The SC166 is designed entirely around an automotive theme, and includes items as a retractable flybridge, a hidden jacuzzi deck, five big staterooms fitted with 52-inch flat-screen TVs, and a garage that houses… Continue reading »

  • Car of Choice for Motability and Driving Schools? The Mazda2 Automatic

    The significantly upgraded Mazda2 range has gone on sale and now includes an automatic model. Mazda expects the new Mazda2 Automatic to prove so popular, particularly with Motability drivers and driving schools, that it will quickly become one of the best-selling variants of its acclaimed… Continue reading »

  • Snowbound? Audi's Quattro Keeps You Moving

    As the UK battles to keep traffic moving in the freezing conditions, drivers of four-wheel-drive Audi Quattro models are valuing the traction advantage they hold over other road users reliant on single axle propulsion more acutely than ever. The Vorsprung durch Technik brand offers UK… Continue reading »

  • Five Motoring iPhone Apps to Keep You Entertained This Christmas

    Are you worried you'll receive nothing but new boxer shorts and useless junk for Christmas? Have you already seen the movies playing on TV three times before? iPhone users, count yourself lucky, here are five fantastic motoring apps to keep you amused during the festive… Continue reading »

  • Jeep Wrangler is 4x4 of the Year, Extreme Category

    The legendary Jeep Wrangler has demonstrated its continuing success as a serious off-roader after scooping another major honour – 4x4 of the Year, Extreme category. The award comes from specialist publication 4x4 Magazine, whose panel of expert judges put a four-door Wrangler at the top… Continue reading »

  • ABS: How It Works

    Having considered the history of ABS, we can take a look at how Anti-lock Braking Systems work. And there's no need to panic: we aren't going to start on rocket science! In fact, though ABS systems are complicated, the principle involved can be expressed quite… Continue reading »

  • Aston Martin Launches DB9 Special Editions

    Three new special edition Aston Martins are now available globally to customers looking for a more unique and exclusive version of the exquisitely proportioned DB9. Ticking the more luxury bias Morning Frost option box will insure your V12-engined Aston is delivered in pearlescent white with… Continue reading »

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