• Rinspeed BamBoo previewed ahead of Geneva debut

    Swiss design house Rinspeed has released first details about a new concept called BamBoo, that is set to make its world debut at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show next March. So what is BamBoo? In Rinspeed words: Nomen est omen - the name says it… Continue reading »

  • The Price Of Selfishness: Uninsured Drivers Cost Us All Dear

    Not long ago, the AA revealed that in the uk, insurance premiums increased by a record 40 per cent, year-on-year. This prompted the Department of Transport to hold a 'short enquiry' about this issue. While the outcome of this has yet to emerge, it isn't… Continue reading »

  • Snow Joke: How To Get A Grip On Winter Driving

    Driving in adverse conditions is as much about technique as preparation. Here, with a little help from the IAM (Institute of Advanced Motorists), are some pointers. IAM Chief Examiner Peter Rodger says, “Avoid travelling unless completely necessary, and don’t ignore police warnings or advice to… Continue reading »

  • Class Act: The Bentley Continental GT

    Don't be misled by the name: Bentley's roots may go back a long way but this doesn't stop its output from being as up-to-date as any rival's. Take the Bentley Continental GT, for example. Resplendently named after its illustrious predecessors, it nevertheless doesn't rest on… Continue reading »

  • Porsche Cajun confirmed for production

    Rumors about a small SUV by Porsche, that sits below Cayenne have been circulating for years. Today the German automaker finally confirmed that they are working on a small SUV called Cajun. The Cajun is just a working name and the production version could be… Continue reading »

  • Maserati Victory at Interlagos

    In São Paulo, Brazil, at the Autódromo José Carlos Pace, Brazilian duo Bernoldi and Negrao won the penultimate round of the GT1 World Championship. They started fourth in Vitaphone Racing Team's Maserati MC12 no. 2 but climbed the filed to cross the line first. Taking… Continue reading »

  • Italian Job: Fiat Powertrain Technology's 'MultiAir' Rolls Out Worldwide

    'Best of what's new for 2010': this is what Popular Science, the influential American magazine, called MultiAir technology, adding that its innovative features raise the bar in terms of fuel efficiency and eco-friendliness. What's it all about? FPT, a.k.a. Fiat Powertrain Technologies, invented and marketed… Continue reading »

  • Nissan Leaf: The First Ever Electric European Car of the Year

    The European Car of the Year title is prestigious enough but for 2011, the Nissan Motor Company Ltd. scores a double whammy, with its all-electric Nissan Leaf. Why? Because the Nissan Leaf is the first electric car to win the title. The Leaf, claimed to… Continue reading »

  • 2011 Aston Martin Vantage GT4 Revealed

    Aston Martin GT4 has been racing now for two years, and during this time has already won numerous races like European GT4 Cup, GT4 class at the Dubai 24 Hours, Nürburgring 24 Hours and the Spa 24 Hours. For the 2011 racing season, Aston Martin… Continue reading »

  • Plans to Cut Road Deaths Among Young Drivers

    Compulsory post-driving test training for young drivers could reduce road deaths in that sector by a third, according to the Institute of Advanced Motoring (IAM). Writing in the latest edition of the IAM’s magazine, Advanced Driving, IAM chairman Alistair Cheyne says that compulsory post-test training… Continue reading »

  • Euro NCAP Results Breakdown (Videos)

    Euro NCAP crash tests are used to rate cars in four areas: adult protection, child protection, pedestrian protection and safety assist, which scores items like seatbelt warnings and speed limiters. Test cars are given a score between zero and five, the latter representing top marks.… Continue reading »

  • Land Rover to be Future Sponsor of Rugby World Cup

    Land Rover has announced that it is to sponsor the Rugby World Cup during two upcoming seasons. The company will support two tournaments, the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand in 2011 and its equivalent in England in 2015. This extends Land Rover's established ties… Continue reading »

  • Jaguar XFR Stratstone Le Mans Limited Edition

    Stratstone Jaguar, a British luxury car dealership franchise, is selling 50 limited Jaguar XFR Stratstone Le Mans Limited Editions through its dealership network. This limited edition XFR is available in Polaris White and Midnight Black, with a 503bhp 5.0 litre supercharged V8 engine under the… Continue reading »

  • Ginetta releases first details about the new G55

    Yesterday Ginetta unveiled the new G55, that will compete in the Michelin sponsored Ginetta GT Supercup together with the G50. New Ginetta G55 is powered by a 370bhp 3.7 litre Ford-sourced engine mated to a Hewland gearbox and fitted with cool air induction kit, up-rated… Continue reading »

  • Toyota's Winter Tyre Trial

    Some say winter tyres are big softies. This isn't entirely untrue, as winter tyres have a rubber compound formulated to maintain performance at low temperatures, so braking and active safety systems, like traction control, are not compromised. In some countries, Germany for example, they are… Continue reading »

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