Wednesday , May 24 2017

‘Mustang mania’ sweeps the globe

Ford Mustang

Ford is claiming that the Mustang is now the best-selling sports car in the world. According to IHS Markit global automotive registration data, the iconic pony car became the most popular sports car in the world in 2016 with sales of 150,000. In the first full year of sales in …

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Child car seat safety advice

Baby safety car seat

Find out how to correctly fit a car seat, plus tips on driving safely with babies and children. Driving with kids is more stressful than taking a trip with the in-laws, a new date or even transporting someone in labour, according to a new study. The research by 1ST CENTRAL car …

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2017 SEAT Leon range review

2017 SEAT Leon review

Stylish, well packaged, competitively-priced and boasting great driving dynamics, the third generation SEAT Leon has always been a great family hatchback choice. Five years after its launch and the Leon has received a mid-life mini-makeover, equipment upgrades and more engine choices to keep it up there with the best. Always …

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Morgan Aero 8 vs aerobatic plane

Morgan Aero 8 vs stunt biplane

A Watch a unique drag race pitting Morgan’s fastest model against a Pitts S2S muscle biplane. At the wheel of the Aero 8 was Jon Wells, Morgan’s Head of Design and the man who crafted Morgan’s flagship performance car. Boasting a 4.8 litre BMW V8 engine developing 367bhp and weighing …

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Electric car’s record-breaking Nurburgring lap

NIO EP9 all-electric supercar at the Nurburgring

Whoosh! Watch the NIO EP9 all-electric supercar smash the Nürburgring Nordschleife lap record… A remarkable video has been released by Chinese-backed NextEV featuring its futuristic car lap the notorious 12.9-mile “Green Hell” in six minutes, 45.900 seconds – 19.22 seconds faster than its previous lap time. Shaving 2.1 seconds off …

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Fassbender in the Ferrari fast lane

Actor Michael Fassbender Races with Ferrari.

Hollywood star Michael Fassbender has stepped into a real-time role as a Ferrari racing driver. The Steve Jobs and 12 Years a Slave actor has successfully completed the first round of the 2017 North American Ferrari Challenge racing series. A lifelong fan of Ferrari and Formula 1, 40-year-old Fassbender began …

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Subaru BRZ review

Subaru BRZ review

The Subaru BRZ is one of the best kept secrets of the automotive world. Developed alongside the near-identical Toyota GT86, it’s an affordable back-to-basics front engined, rear-wheel drive 2+2 sports coupe. For 2017, Subaru has given the evergreen BRZ a mid-life facelift, equipment upgrade and distilled the trim options down …

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Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT vs drag racer

Jeep Cherokee SRT

Jeep’s awesome 6.4-litre V8 HEMI-engined Grand Cherokee SRT goes head-to-head with a Hot Rod Coupe at Santa Pod. UK drag racing champion Stuart Doignie launched the Jeep off the start line and down the quarter-mile straight in 13.5 seconds, defeating the HEMI-engined Coupe, driven by Kelvin Dunn, by just 0.9 …

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Renault Twingo GT review

Renault Twingo GT review

The Renault Twingo was the city car that dared to be different when it was launched in 2014. With its rear engine, cute looks and spacious interior, it’s been a quirky choice ever since. However, up until now, the one thing it’s lacked is Va Va Voom. The Twingo GT …

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