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BMW unveils the new M3

BMW unveils the new M3

By 10 April 2007

BMW has finally lifted the lid on its latest M3 Coupé. The new 4.0-litre V8 engine develops a massive 420bhp at a whopping 8300rpm and 62mph can be reached in 4.8 seconds. Power is transferred to the road by a six-speed manual gearbox and variable differential,... >>

Saab AlcoKey praised

Saab AlcoKey praised

By 22 December 2006

Saab has been given an award in recognition of a device that prevents drunk people from driving. The AlcoKey, now being trialled on a widespread basis in Sweden, is smaller than a mobile phone, and incorporates a flip-top cover with a mouth piece where... >>

Audi R8 goes disco

Audi R8 goes disco

By 21 December 2006

The Y-front moisteningly beautiful Audi R8, due out in spring, has gone all disco. The 187mph two-seater sports car will come with an optional interior lighting package (who knew we needed one of them?) that will see the addition of LED cabin illumination... >>

Exports of South Korean cars will hit a record high this year

Exports of South Korean cars will hit a record high this year

By 20 December 2006

The Koreans are coming. Exports of South Korean cars and parts will hit a record high of £23 billion by the end of the year. The ministry of commerce, industry and energy in Seoul said auto exports were expected to reach 2.7 million units, up 11.9% from... >>

Second-Hand Boom For 300C

Second-Hand Boom For 300C

By 13 December 2006

Chrysler’s preposterous yet wonderful 300C has achieved a rare feat in the motoring world: its second-hand value is actually higher than its list price. According to Glass’s Guide to resale values, an 06 plate 300C 3.0 V6 CRD saloon with 9000 miles... >>

Mitsubishi release all-new Lancer sports saloon

Mitsubishi release all-new Lancer sports saloon

By 11 December 2006

Ailing Japanese car manufacturer Mitsubishi has released pictures and details of its all-new Lancer sports saloon. The latest Lancer takes its aesthetic cue from its Concept-X and Concept-Sportback creations from last year. That means it gets an inverted... >>

Jaguar to build all-new saloon

Jaguar to build all-new saloon

By 28 November 2006

Ailing Jaguar Cars has surprised pundits by announcing that it will be producing a brand new sports saloon next year. The Jaguar XF, which will make its public debut next autumn, replaces the much-derided although rather good S-Type. Designed and developed... >>

Maybach launches the £340,000 62S

Maybach launches the £340,000 62S

By 17 November 2006

Maybach’s new flagship model is the world’s most powerful chauffer-driven saloon. Quite why anyone other than Simon Cowell or the leader of a military junta would need a 612bhp V12 luxury car is anyone’s guess. Then again, at a shade over £341,000... >>

Chrysler 300C CRD Touring review
3 out of 5

Chrysler 300C CRD Touring review

By 4 November 2006

Chrysler, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Dodge ... no, we’re not on the long straight highways that criss-cross the USA. We’re on sedate country lanes in Berkshire, Cheshire, Somerset and Lancashire. The Americans are invading. In a country once almost entirely... >>

MG planing a trio of new saloon models plus revamped MG TF

MG planing a trio of new saloon models plus revamped MG TF

By 16 August 2006

The new Chinese owners of quintessential Brit car brand MG are planning to launch a trio of new saloon models as well as revamping the existing TF model and thrusting it on an unsuspecting United States. According to Duke Hale, CEO of the catchy-named... >>