snow

  • Watch WRC driver Mads Ostberg jump 60 metres on snow in a rally car

    WRC driver Mads Ostberg has established a new world record for the longest jump on snow in a Ford Fiesta WRC. Mads Ostberg successfully jumped 60.48 metres (197 ft) in his Fiesta WRC last Saturday in Trysil, Norway. It is not the longest jump in… Continue reading »

  • Volkswagen Snowareg based on the Touareg V8 TDI

    Volkswagen Sweden has created a one-off ultimate winter vehicle, dubbed Snowareg to conquer the country’s harsh winters. Based on the 4.2-litre V8 TDI Touareg with 340bhp and 800 Nm of torque, the Snowareg features a rubber track conversion system from Minnesota company Mattracks. Because of… Continue reading »

  • Video: Audi RS3 Sportback Drifting In The Snow

    Audi has released a new video footage of the RS3 Sportback drifting on snowy roads in Canada. The RS3 Sportback has 335 brake horsepower from a turbocharged 2.5-litre engine. All this power is transmitted to the road through a seven-speed S-tronic and quattro permanent all-wheel… Continue reading »

  • Frosted Windscreen Fears For Motorists

    Would you drive with your eyes closed? Of course you wouldn't, that'd be silly. But many admit to driving partially blind first thing in the morning or at night when it’s frosty. Often they will travel more than a mile before they can see clearly.… 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 »

  • 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 »

  • Winter of Discontent: Snow Driving Tips

    You don't have to go to the lengths taken by the owner of the Model T Ford above to drive in winter but it's worth taking the following tips from the IAM (Institute of Advanced Motoring). Peter Rodger, the IAM's Chief Examiner says, “Bad weather… Continue reading »