Our naughty driving secrets
Research undertaken by organisers of the British Motor Show uncovered bizarre behaviour behind the wheel.
Mitsuoka to build LHD Orochi
The Japanese car designer Mitsuoka will build a left-hand drive version of the Orochi to export it in countries such as Qatar or South Korea.
Bentley Boys S3 design study
An automotive engineer has unveiled the S3 design study that marque’s purist will likely compare to a crime of lese-majesty.
A new British supercar on St George's Day
A new Bristish supercar will be launched on 23rd April after eight years of development.
Women leave £2 billion worth of personal belongings in their cars
The insurance company Sheilas’ Wheels has conducted a research showing that 38 per cent of women leave at least four personal items in their car on a regular basis, with a further 18% admitting to leaving seven or more! On average, £129 worth of personal items are being left in the cars of female motorists on a daily basis!
Stirling Moss named greatest F1 driver of all time
Stirling Moss has been named the greatest F1 driver of all time by Autocar Formula One guru Alan Henry.
Geneva: Brabus Bullit Black Arrow
Brabus has unveiled its own interpretation of a sporty Mercedes C-class powered by a 730bhp V12 engine.
Geneva: Giugiaro Quaranta
The famous designer has unveiled its latest astonishing concept car, Quaranta, to celebrate its 70th anniversary.
Castagna unveils the 500 WoodyWagon
Italian coachbuilder Castagna has unveiled the Fiat 500 WoodyWagon at Geneva which is a stretched Fiat 500 mimicking the famous Mini Clubman.
Arien unveils the Atom 500
Ariel has announced a new version of its Atom model, the Ariel Atom 500. On the menu: 500kg, 500bhp, 100bhp per tonne.
A new British sports car under development
A new British sports car is being developed by a former McLaren engineer, Jim Dowle, who expects to launch a prototype within the next 18 months.
Number plate "1" sells for record £7.4 million
A new world record has been broken as someone paid the highest amount ever for the number plate “1” in the Middle East.
The Yes! roadster to be on sale in the U.S.
The Yes! roadster will be sold in the U.S. this year as company plans to display its model at the next Chicago Motor Show.
Top Gear toys for Christmas
If you are a Top Gear aficionado, you have probably watched all the seasons. Well, if you a son, it's time to educate him to the best things in life thanks to Top Gear which sells various toys which will likely remind you the best episodes.
Splinter, a new kind of supercar
Generally, supercar features carbon fiber material in order to save weight but it's very expensive. So a group of students from North Carolina State University have had the idea to build a wooden supercar. Purpose is to explore the use of new materials in the automotive industry and you won't remain stony-faced.
Rinspeed has revealed the diving car
Nobody has forgotten the diving Lotus Esprit driven by James Bond in the movie The Spy Who Loved Me but truth is that only gadgets inventor Q was crazy enough to invent such a car until Rinspeed has announced the sQuba model, the submersible car, due to be unveiled at the next Geneva Motor Show.
Noble M15 to get Volvo's V8
According to the Italian importer, the Noble M15 will feature a Volvo V8 instead of the current Ford V6. The launch date remains unknown. Available on the Volvo S80 and XC90, the 4.4 litres V8 will gain a couple of turbochargers. The power will jump from 313 bhp to 650 bhp.
Configure your Gran Turismo
Car configurators are never very much fun. They are dedicated either to mainstream cars with dull packages or supercars with few options. At least, that was the case before the configurator for the new Gran Turismo went online. With the Maserati configurator you do not waste your time on the optional packages but on the colours for the paintwork and the brake callipers. On the inside, you can change every piece of leather and every trim. There is only one downside to this configurator: you have to register to use it. This involves filling in a long and complicated form. But do not let this put you off. The reward is worth it.
MTM Audi TT Bimoto in failed record attempt
On July 17 the German tuner MTM tried to achieve a new speed record with its famous Audi TT Bimoto. The target was to crack the Bugatti Veyron's record but, despite all efforts, the Audi TT failed by a few miles. It reached 244.2mph/393km/h on the Papenburg test track in Germany.
1941 Indy 500 video in colour
Here is a masterpiece that only the internet allows us to find. A thirty minute video of the legendary Indy 500 made in 1941 and filmed in colour! Pure bliss.
Gran Turismo 5 Trailer
Here is the first trailer of the new opus from the acclaimed Gran Turismo series. In the fifth generation, expect more detailed graphics of course, but also some new models like the Ferrari F430, the Nissan GT-R concept car and the Audi R8.
Which sports car are you?
This is not serious at all. It is basically a variation of the many personality tests available on internet, but that doesn't stop it being enjoyable.
16th Sherwood Classic Cruising
The 16th Annual Cruisin' Sherwood Classic & Custom Car Show was this past weekend. I snuck away from work and went with my dad to this great day of fun down in Sherwood, Oregon. We had a blast! Every year they shut down the old part of town and block the streets with every kind of car imaginable. There was an entire street dedicated just to GT Shelby's.