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Gareth Herincx

Gareth is a versatile journalist, copywriter and digital editor who's worked across the media in newspapers, magazines, TV, teletext, radio and online. After long stints at the BBC, GMTV and ITV, he now specialises in motoring.

Iconic Lotus Carlton tops all-time poll

Lotus Carlton

The mighty Lotus Carlton has been named the most iconic performance Vauxhall ever. Powered by a 3.6-litre turbocharged engine and capable of a top speed of 177mph, there were calls for the super saloon to be banned when it was launched in 1990. The Lotus Carlton topped a poll carried …

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Jaguar’s most powerful production car unleashed

Jaguar XE SV Project 8

Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) has revealed what’s claimed to be the “most powerful, agile and extreme performance Jaguar ever”. The new XE SV Project 8 super saloon boasts a 5.0-litre V8 engine producing a massive 592bhp. A thinly-disguised prototype version of the Project 8 has been undergoing …

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Subaru Outback review

Subaru Outback

You’d be hard put to find an estate car that can comfortably cruise for hundreds of miles, tow a caravan, transport a bookcase and tackle seriously challenging terrain. The Subaru Outback is one such vehicle. It’s hard to know where to start with the Outback, which has been with us …

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Reckless habits of British drivers revealed

Reckless motorists

One in four motorists admit regularly ‘taking risks’ on the nation’s roads, according to a new study. Researchers found millions of drivers flout laws whilst behind the wheel, with speeding still the most common issue. Almost half of the 2,000 motorists who took part in the study admitted regularly exceeding …

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‘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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