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Paceman’s mini-facelift

Revised MINI Paceman for 2015

BMW reveals 2015 updates for its MINI Paceman range. The revised MINI Paceman has made its debut at the Beijing Motor Show. The “world’s first ever Sports Activity Coupé in the premium compact segment” has had a few styling tweaks, while all models are more efficient and some have extra …

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José’s No 1 Jaguar F-Type Coupe

José Mourinho takes delivery of first UK Jaguar F-Type R Coupe

José Mourinho takes delivery of first UK F-Type R Coupe. Chelsea manager and new Jaguar UK ambassador José Mourinho has collected the first F-Type R Coupe to be specified for a UK customer. Mourinho’s new F-Type Coupe special requests included Stratus Grey Metallic exterior paint, 20-inch Gyrodyne black and diamond …

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Big Merc vs BMW X6

Mercedes-Benz unveils Concept Coupe SUV

Mercedes-Benz unveils Concept Coupe SUV. This is what happens when Mercedes applies coupe styling to a full-size SUV. “Sensual as a coupé – visionary as an SUV,” is the succinct choice of words used by Gorden Wagener, Head of Design at Mercedes-Benz. Powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre petrol, the four-door, …

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Toyota’s FCV on track for 2015

Toyota's hydrogen fuel cell-powered concept car

Mass production hydrogen fuel cell cars move a step closer. We’re on the verge of the next big thing in motoring. Toyota says it’s on track to bring its first hydrogen fuel cell-powered car (FCV or FCEV) to market in 2015. Building on the success it’s achieved with hybrid technology, …

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New MINI Countryman unveiled

New MINI Countryman

BMW freshens up the MINI Countryman crossover for the summer. A new version of the MINI Countryman has been unveiled at the New York International Auto Show. The Countryman – the first MINI to feature four doors, five seats and optional all-wheel-drive – has an updated exterior design, improved fuel …

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New Land Rover Discovery teased

Discovery Vision Concept SUV alongside a scale model of the Virgin Galactic spacecraft

Land Rover reveals its “space-age” Discovery Vision Concept SUV. The Vision Concept, on show at the New York Auto Show, previews the next production Land Rover Discovery due to be launched in 2015. Bearing a strong family resemblance to its siblings, the Evoque, Range Rover Sport and luxury Range Rover, …

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Lexus unleashes the NX

Lexus NX compact SUV

Lexus releases first official pictures of its NX “compact crossover”. The NX is the car Lexus hopes will take on the Range Rover Evoque, BMW X3 and Audi Q5 in the compact SUV sector. Due to make its official debut at the Beijing Motor Show, it’s a seriously aggressive looking …

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The bubble car is back

D-Face concept "bubble car"

Meet the D-Face – a 21st century take on the comic cars of the ’50s. It’s a front-entry, rear-engined bubble car and it’s made its global debut at the Taiwan EV Show. The four-wheeler D-Face concept has been created by D Art, a company based near Nagoya, Japan. The D-Face …

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Peugeot’s stunning saloon concept

Peugeot’s stunning saloon concept

French carmarker Peugeot has unveiled its eye-catching Exalt concept. Peugeot’s “vision of the saloon”, which will debut at the Beijing motor show, follows on from the Onyx concept of 2012. The radical Exalt uses the same “shark skin” approach as the Onyx with bare metal, leather and fabrics to mimic …

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Land Rover’s invisible car breakthrough

Land Rover's 'virtually' transparent bonnet

Pioneering “Transparent Bonnet” virtual imaging concept unveiled by Land Rover Land Rover is developing new technology to give drivers a digital vision of the terrain ahead by making the front of the car ‘virtually’ invisible. Cameras located in the vehicle’s grille capture data used to feed a Head-Up Display, effectively …

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