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New Volvo V60 breaks cover

New Volvo V60

Meet the handsome new Volvo V60 – a new family estate set to arrive in the UK towards the end of 2018. Looking not unlike a smaller scale V90, the new car will start at £31,810 and replace the current (very good) V60 which was launched in 2011. The new …

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Tarraco chosen by Seat fans for new SUV

New SEAT Tarraco

Seat has announced that Tarraco will be the name of its third SUV following a vote by 146,124 fans of the Spanish car maker in 134 countries. Tarraco received 51,903 (35.52%) of the votes, followed by Avila (28.74%), Aranda (26.91%) and Alboran 8.83%) in the #SEATseekingName event. It’s the first …

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Revealed: UK’s most popular dream cars

Track day supercar favourites

The Lamborghini Gallardo is the supercar most Brits want to drive given the chance, according to TrackDays.co.uk. The data released by the company, which offers a huge variety of the most desirable models, reveals that the Italian thoroughbred is so far ahead of the pack, it accounts for almost a …

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Dacia celebrates five years in the UK

Happy Birthday Dacia! Celebrating five years in the UK

Renault’s budget brand Dacia has released a new disco inspired video, “Dacia Way I Like It!”, to mark its fifth anniversary in the UK. Since launching in 2013, Dacia has sold more than 120,000 vehicles in the UK. The UK’s most affordable SUV, the Dacia Duster, arrived in early 2013, soon to be …

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Cullinan name confirmed for first Rolls-Royce SUV

Rolls-Royce Cullinan

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced that its new “high-bodied car” will, as expected. be called Cullinan. The luxury sports utility vehicle is named after the Cullinan Diamond – the largest flawless diamond ever found. Rolls-Royce says the new arrival will be “mould-breaking” and “redefine luxury travel”, making it “effortless, everywhere”. …

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Heavens above! Range Rover Sport PHEV’s world first

Range Rover Sport PHEV Dragon Challenge

The new plug-in hybrid version of the Range Rover Sport has become the first vehicle to climb the stairs to one of China’s most famous landmarks – Heaven’s Gate. Driven by Le Mans class-winner and Panasonic Jaguar Racing reserve and test driver Ho-Pin Tung, it took a dizzying 99 turns …

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Vintage Bugatti Type 57SC named the Best of the Best

1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic

This stunning 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic has won the prestigious Peninsula Classics Best of the Best Award. The ceremony brought together eight of the world’s finest classic cars – all ‘best of show’ winners from the top 2017 international concours events – to compete for the title of the …

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Iconic Jaguar D-type back in production 60 years on

Jaguar D-Type reborn

This beauty is “new” Jaguar D-type. It’s the first of 25 cars that will be hand-built at Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works in Warwickshire. Back in 1955 Jaguar planned to build 100 D-types. However, only 75 were completed, which is why the period-correct cars are being manufactured now. The legendary …

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Hyundai showcases first autonomous hydrogen cars

NEXO Autonomous Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Showcase

South Korean car giant Hyundai has successfully tested what it claims are the world’s first self-driving hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles. A fleet of next generation Hyundai FCEVs completed a self-driven, high-speed, 118-mile test drive from Seoul to Pyeongchang. Until now, autonomous driving has only been demonstrated on selected sections …

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV hits 100,000 milestone

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi’s game-changing Outlander PHEV (plug-in hybrid) has raced to 100,000 sales in Europe, just four years after its launch. Despite increasing competition in the plug-in segment, the SUV was the best-selling PHEV in Europe during 2015, 2016 and 2017, retaining the overall No 1 spot in the United Kingdom, Norway and …

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