• Top Gear Three Wise Men Christmas Special Trailer

    Top Gear trio will be entertaining you later this month with a special episode called "The Three Wise Man Christmas Special". It all starts with an American road trip, that involves some exotic cars like Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, Porsche 911 GT3 RS and Ferrari 458… Continue reading »

  • Ferrari 458 Italia is Fifth Gear's Top Choice

    The outstanding Ferrari 458 Italia has been nominated Fifth Gear’s “Fast Car of the Year”. Reviewing Ferrari’s latest mid-engined V8 sports car on a road test in the hills above Maranello, home of the fabled Prancing Horse, Jason Plato described the car as, “A beautifully-engineered… Continue reading »

  • Vauxhall Ampera E-REV: Yours For Under £30,000

    Vauxhall announced today that its revolutionary Ampera Extended-Range Electric Vehicle (E-REV) will cost under £30k when it hits UK showrooms early in 2012. This move will bring a technically-sophisticated electrically-driven family car firmly into the mainstream. Having taken advantage of the UK Government's £5000 Plug-In… Continue reading »

  • The Show That Went On: Carole Nash Motorcycle Live

    The revamped Carole Nash Motorcycle Live at The NEC, Birmingham was attended by almost 100,000 people, despite the worst November weather conditions for many years hitting the UK. The new look nine-day event ran from the 27th November to the 5th December 2010 and has… Continue reading »

  • New Lancia Stratos Unveiled at Paul Ricard Circuit (Video)

    The new Lancia Stratos made its debut at a private event on November 29-30, at the Paul Ricard Circuit in Le Castellet, France. The new Stratos started as an idea already in 2003, after playing with the idea for few years German businessman Michael Stoscheck… Continue reading »

  • Himalayan Motorcycling Holiday: One Man's View

    A motorcycle tour called 'Enduro Himalaya™ the adventure in the sky' has to be something special, hasn't it? Martin Payne from Conwy took one so he's the man to ask. Here is his story… Picture a dark February evening in North Wales; it's freezing cold,… Continue reading »

  • Three-Day Wonder: The Cholmondeley Pageant of Power 2011

    It's true, success breeds expansion! As the 2010 Cholmondeley Pageant of Power was such a runaway success, its 2011 equivalent will be bigger and better than ever, with more action than ever before. An extra day is needed to pack everything in, so the event… Continue reading »

  • Seventh Heaven? Caterham to Launch New Model

    Fabled British sportscar maker, Caterham Cars, is to introduce an entirely new model to its line-up at next month’s Autosport International Show at the NEC, Birmingham. The dateline is January 13th 2011. The latest addition to the renowned Caterham stable marks the beginning of a… Continue reading »

  • Video: Revenge of the Electric Car trailer

    "Revenge of the Electric Car" is a new feature documentary film about electric cars by Chris Paine, director of the 2006 film, slated for release in early 2011. The film tells a new story of the global resurgence of electric vehicles and takes audiences behind… Continue reading »

  • Think Rallying, Think Lancia at Race Retro 2011

    Think rallying, think Lancia! The celebrated rally marque will be at next year’s Race Retro, when the event returns to Stoneleigh Park, Coventry in the earlier time slot of 25-27 February. For decades, the Italian car-maker, famous for its Fulvia, Stratos and 037 models, has… Continue reading »

  • Athletics Fan Wins National Alfa Romeo Award

    Gary Watson from Sherburn Village, Durham, enjoyed a VIP break for two at the Goodwood Hotel last weekend, including the chance to experience fast laps in an Alfa 8C Competizione supercar, after recording the quickest time this year on the UK Athletics Alfa Race Simulator… Continue reading »

  • BMW 1 Series M Coupe

    BMW 1 Series M Coupe Revealed, Public Debut Next Month in Detroit

    BMW has finally revealed the 1 Series M Coupe - the smallest M car in its range. The 1 Series M Coupe is powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre inline-six that delivers the same 335bhp and 332lb ft of torque as it does in the Z4sDrive35iS.… Continue reading »

  • Kia previews next generation Picanto ahead of Geneva debut

    Kia has released two sketches of the next generation Picanto city car, that will be officially unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2011. The new Picanto has been styled by Kia's European design team based in Frankfurt, Germany, under the direction of Chief… Continue reading »

  • Power Games: Engine Tuning Explained (Part Two)

    Having examined how an engine works in basic terms in Part One of this post, we can now think about how to make one work better. The first part of this deals with maximizing the efficiency of the engine's various parts. The second part looks… Continue reading »

  • Power Games: Engine Tuning Explained (Part One)

    Modern technology means there is a variety of ways in which a car engine can be induced to yield maximum power. Many of the techniques require the use of modern equipment and the application of highly technical knowledge. However, understanding at a basic level what… Continue reading »