Cars - Page 13

Latest

Get a closer look at the astounding V12 Aston Martin Vulcan, in pictures

Get a closer look at the astounding V12 Aston Martin Vulcan, in pictures

By Luke Edwards

Aston Martin has taken the wraps of its latest super-powered creation, the Vulcan.The Aston Martin Vulcan is a beast of a car with a 7-litre V12 mid-engine that should deliver over 800bhp directly to the rear wheels. Sounds a bit dangerous for the roads?... Read more

Range Rover Evoque 2016 is here, in picture gallery glory

Range Rover Evoque 2016 is here, in picture gallery glory

By Luke Edwards

Land Rover has taken the wraps off its new Range Rover Evoque for 2016 ahead of its debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March.The big improvement on this new model is the efficiency. The Range Rover Evoque 2016 is, according to Land Rover, it's most efficient... Read more

London Formula E track revealed for two races in Battersea Park

London Formula E track revealed for two races in Battersea Park

By Luke Edwards

The first all electric Formula E race in London has had its track unveiled today for two races in Battersea Park.The London stage of the Formula E world tour is set to take place on the 27 and 28 June this year. That will comprise two races for rounds... Read more

Pirates of the Caribbean director to make Sony film about driverless race cars

Pirates of the Caribbean director to make Sony film about driverless race cars

By Elyse Betters

Picture this: a funnier version of Days of Thunder, but without Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman, and the race cars are actually autonomous.Sony Pictures believed that pitch was good enough to make into a film, according to Deadline, because it has acquired... Read more

Apple car looking more likely as electric car battery engineers get poached

Apple car looking more likely as electric car battery engineers get poached

By Luke Edwards

The Apple car rumour has been growing of late and now it appears some more evidence has appeared. Electric vehicle battery manufacturers are claiming Apple has been poaching its staff.According to A123 Systems, an electric car battery maker, Apple has... Read more

Maserati Ghibli S review: Representing a centenary of specialness
4.5 stars

Maserati Ghibli S review: Representing a centenary of specialness

By Joe Simpson

Mas-er-ati. Say it slowly and one of the most beautiful and evocative names in the automotive world sounds even more special. What is it about Italian words? They're enough to make the average Brit go weak at the knees.Maserati has ambitious new plans... Read more

Nissan coated a Nissan Leaf with special paint that glows at night

Nissan coated a Nissan Leaf with special paint that glows at night

By Elyse Betters

Nissan in Europe has unveiled a version of the Leaf coated in paint that uses ultraviolet energy absorbed during daylight in order to glow at night. That's right. It's a glow-in-the-dark Nissan Leaf.Nissan Leaf is an affordable electric car that launched... Read more

Watch what happens when a stunt driver takes an unsuspecting guy on a date in a Ford Mustang

Watch what happens when a stunt driver takes an unsuspecting guy on a date in a Ford Mustang

By Elyse Betters

Ford has come up with a hilarious prank and turned it into a Valentine's Day ad campaign.The car maker decided to set up a female stunt driver on several blind dates with men who had no idea she was in fact a stunt driver. During each date, she meets... Read more

Apple Car should have Tesla very worried indeed

Apple Car should have Tesla very worried indeed

By Luke Edwards

Apple may actually be working on its own car. While the idea of the gadget-focused company creating a car might seem a bit of a stretch, the rumours are starting to look more solid.Apple has already been poaching staff from Tesla and just the other day... Read more

Volkswagen Passat (2015) first drive: Shedding its dull image

Volkswagen Passat (2015) first drive: Shedding its dull image

By Joe Simpson

Ask any automotive enthusiast to name a dull car, and there's a fair chance they might name the Passat. But Volkswagen has sold 22 million of the things since 1973, so clearly the gear-heads are missing something.For 2015, there's a new Passat to tempt... Read more

Are driverless pod cars really the future? The UK government seems to think so

Are driverless pod cars really the future? The UK government seems to think so

By Luke Edwards

A driverless pod car system has been announced that will become available to testers later this year, it's called the LUTZ Pathfinder.The clue to the downside to this 'car' is in its name, it'll only be allowed to work on pedestrianised areas in the UK.... Read more

We’re not ready for driverless cars, claims motoring industry

We’re not ready for driverless cars, claims motoring industry

By Elyse Betters

The UK isn't ready for driverless technology, according to the Institute of the Motor Industry.The IMI is a UK-based professional association for individuals working in the automative and retail motor industry. It also claims to be the "authoritative... Read more

Skoda uses augmented reailty to let you design and try on a new Fabia

Skoda uses augmented reailty to let you design and try on a new Fabia

By Chris Hall

Skoda has turned to tech to promote the Skoda Fabia and it will get your geeky self salivating.Using augmented reality, Skoda has set up a promotional booth in Waterloo Station, taking over the largest advertising screen in Europe. You get to customise... Read more

James Bond Spectre cars revealed: Jaguar C-X75, Land Rover Defender Big Foot and more

James Bond Spectre cars revealed: Jaguar C-X75, Land Rover Defender Big Foot and more

By Luke Edwards

The new Bond cars for the latest Spectre film have been unveiled by Jaguar Land Rover.In the 24th Bond film you can look forward to seeing high-speed car action from Jaguar's stunning C-X75, the Aston Martin DB10 and even appearances from heavily modified... Read more

GoWashMyCar lets you order a wash to your car, wherever you leave it

GoWashMyCar lets you order a wash to your car, wherever you leave it

By Luke Edwards

If the thought of washing your car is only a bit worse than having to drop it somewhere to be washed, there's an easier option. GoWashMyCar is a new online service that allows you to set your car location and have a cleaner come out to wash it.The catch?... Read more

New BMW 6 Series now comes loaded with B&O's 16-channel surround sound system

New BMW 6 Series now comes loaded with B&O's 16-channel surround sound system

By Elyse Betters

Bang & Olufsen has previously teamed up with Audi and Aston Martin, but now the company is revealing the "most successful model" to come from its long partnership with BMW.B&O and BMW have introduced a new BMW 6 Series model, equipped with B&O’s high-end... Read more

The cars of Formula 1 2015, in pictures

The cars of Formula 1 2015, in pictures

By Luke Edwards

Formula 1 is set to speed off for a new season 2015 beginning on 15 March in Australia. Most of the cars have now been revealed for the new season. But what's changed?New rules and regulations, as is an annual expectation, have meant changes to all the... Read more

Ford Focus RS 2015 gets the Ken Block gymkhana treatment

Ford Focus RS 2015 gets the Ken Block gymkhana treatment

By Luke Edwards

If you don't know Ken Block, Google him for some amazing videos, if you do know the rally driver then you'll know that seeing him in the new Ford Ford RS 2015 is a great way to see the car's abilities. So Ford let him loose in one.Ken Block was given... Read more

Apple camera car spotted snapping in San Francisco: New Apple Maps incoming?

Apple camera car spotted snapping in San Francisco: New Apple Maps incoming?

By Luke Edwards

A large black car covered in cameras was spotted in San Francisco snapping photos and more. The car was registered to Apple.The minivan was spotted and photographed before being confirmed by The California Department of Motor Vehicles as registered to... Read more

Nissan GT-R LM NISMO: The return to Le Mans in pictures

Nissan GT-R LM NISMO: The return to Le Mans in pictures

By Luke Edwards

Nissan has announced that it will be making a return to Le Mans after 16 years of not taking part - well, not including engine making. It wants to make a big impression with its car entrant so it's entering the high tech GT-R LM NISMO.This car will use... Read more

Formula 1 2015: What’s new, cars, rules and changes explained

Formula 1 2015: What’s new, cars, rules and changes explained

By Luke Edwards

The 66th season of Formula 1 will kick-off in Australia on 15 March 2015 with new rules, teams, cars and drivers. Manufacturers are already unveiling their new cars that will be powering their drivers around the tracks.As is the case year after year... Read more

Tesla Model S P85D Insane Mode reactions: Look at the excitement on those faces

Tesla Model S P85D Insane Mode reactions: Look at the excitement on those faces

By Luke Edwards

Tesla isn't just about pushing the boundaries of range on its electric cars, it's about power too. But many people don't realise just how powerful these cars can be, especially when put in the Insane Mode setting. This video shows the reactions of those... Read more

Land Rover Discovery Sport 2015 first drive: All terrain with all the comforts

Land Rover Discovery Sport 2015 first drive: All terrain with all the comforts

By Luke Edwards

"We're turning back, the weather's beaten us." This was the start of our trip to Iceland to drive the 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport. That may sound like the car failed but in reality it was the only thing that kept us alive.We knew the trip would test... Read more

Detroit 2015 motorshow in pictures: Ford, Mercedes, Porsche and more show off their new cars and concepts

Detroit 2015 motorshow in pictures: Ford, Mercedes, Porsche and more show off their new cars and concepts

By Joe Simpson

The North American International Auto Show – known locally by its acronym of “NAIAS”  or to you and I as the Detroit motorshow – sweeps the entire car industry off to frozen Detroit each January.Increasingly Detroit feels like a sideshow to the... Read more

Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE concept: The Tiguan from the future (hands-on)

Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE concept: The Tiguan from the future (hands-on)

By Joe Simpson

This is VW's latest crossover concept, the Cross Coupe GTE. Shown at the Detroit Auto Show as a proof of concept vision, it hints at the next generation of Volkswagen's crossovers and SUVs.The GTE label – which is the new moniker for high-performance,... Read more

Audi Q7: Awesome tech meets awkward design (hands-on)

Audi Q7: Awesome tech meets awkward design (hands-on)

By Joe Simpson

The Audi Q7 was the most important new mainstream production car to be launched at the Detroit Auto Show, joining a growing throng of recently refreshed big SUVs. Given that BMW debuted a new X5 in 2014 (although it looks just like the old one), Volvo... Read more

Your next car won't have mirrors, as long as you buy a Maserati (hands-on)

Your next car won't have mirrors, as long as you buy a Maserati (hands-on)

By Stuart Miles

The company that is the underlying tech for most of the cars on the road, QNX, claims that we won't need the wing mirrors or even a rear view mirror in our cars in the future.Demoing a new concept car at CES in Las Vegas, based on a Maserati Quattroporte... Read more

Future car tech: Sci-fi cars are closer than you think

Future car tech: Sci-fi cars are closer than you think

By Chris Hall

Cars have been featured at consumer electronic shows with increasing frequency in recent years, causing some to comment that those shows are becoming car shows. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, it's the motor car that's becoming gadgetised.... Read more

Seven-seater Audi Q7 only car to come with Bang & Olufsen 3D Advanced Sound System

Seven-seater Audi Q7 only car to come with Bang & Olufsen 3D Advanced Sound System

By Rik Henderson

Bang & Olufsen and Audi have teamed to include the home entertainment company's "most revolutionary collaborative sound system to date".The Audi Q7, unveiled at the North American Motor Show in Detroit, features a Bang & Olufsen 3D Advanced Sound System.... Read more

VW Golf R Touch hands-on: Forget knobs, VW sees gestures and touchscreen as the future

VW Golf R Touch hands-on: Forget knobs, VW sees gestures and touchscreen as the future

By Stuart Miles

There are no knobs or dials. Yes that's right, the latest Golf concept from Volkswagen has done away with physical things to touch and turn and instead replaced them with touchscreens and gesture controls.We caught up with the new car at CES in Las Vegas... Read more

Chevrolet Bolt electric car concept unveiled with 200-mile range

Chevrolet Bolt electric car concept unveiled with 200-mile range

By Luke Edwards

At the Detroit Auto Show 2015 a new concept car has been unveiled in the Chevrolet Bolt that offers an impressive 200-mile range in a compact car.The Chevvy Bolt, unlike the hybrid Volt already available, uses a completely electric drive train to power... Read more

NASA and Nissan have teamed up to make self-driving, zero-emission cars

NASA and Nissan have teamed up to make self-driving, zero-emission cars

By Elyse Betters

Although most people would probably never guess that NASA is seeking the help of a car maker to further innovation, it has just announced a partnership with Nissan, in which the two hope to develop autonomous vehicles.According to Wired, NASA and Nissan... Read more

Mercedes-Benz's gorgeous new concept vehicle is the self-driving car you've always wanted

Mercedes-Benz's gorgeous new concept vehicle is the self-driving car you've always wanted

By Elyse Betters

Mercedes-Benz is at CES 2015 in Las Vegas and has unveiled a self-driving concept car that'll make you forget all about Google's golf cart-like autonomous prototype.The car is aptly named F 015 Luxury in Motion, likely because it is the epitome of luxury.... Read more

BMW touchscreen display key fob for i8 is finally a reality you can own

BMW touchscreen display key fob for i8 is finally a reality you can own

By Luke Edwards

The BMW touchscreen display key fob leaked way back in December 2013, thought to be for the BMW i8. The i8 came and there was no fob, on the standard edition, and just as we started to lose hope the device has been unveiled at CES 2015.The revolutionary... Read more

Audi self-driving A7 ‘production ready’ after 550-mile drive to CES in Las Vegas

Audi self-driving A7 ‘production ready’ after 550-mile drive to CES in Las Vegas

By Luke Edwards

An Audi A7 has driven itself over 550-miles from San Francisco all the way to CES 2015 in Las Vegas.Audi says that the self-driving A7 has sensors that it claims are now "production ready". Despite being a futuristic car the sensors aren't all new with... Read more

Nvidia Drive is Tegra X1 powered and aims to help create the driverless cars of the future

Nvidia Drive is Tegra X1 powered and aims to help create the driverless cars of the future

By Rik Henderson

As well as the super-powered Nvidia Tegra X1 mobile chip, Nvidia unveiled its Drive in-car supercomputer during its press conference held on the eve of CES in Las Vegas.The Nvidia Drive concept comes in two forms; Nvidia Drive PX is designed for auto-piloted... Read more

You can now use an Android Wear watch to remotely control your Hyundai car

You can now use an Android Wear watch to remotely control your Hyundai car

By Elyse Betters

If you own a Hyundai car as well as an Android Wear watch, you just got some cool and new integration between the two.First of all: you can now remotely control your car. A new Android Wear version of Hyundai's Blue Link app has just been announced, giving... Read more

Henes Broon F8 is the Android-powered sports car you always wanted (shame it’s just for kids)

Henes Broon F8 is the Android-powered sports car you always wanted (shame it’s just for kids)

By Elyse Betters

Electric child cars just got a billion times cooler.Do you remember how much you wanted a convertible Power Wheels in the 1990s? Well, imagine that car with an Android-powered infotainment system, Bluetooth-based remote control, and more. Oh and, instead... Read more

Citroen C4 Cactus review: A thorn in the side for the competition
4.5 stars

Citroen C4 Cactus review: A thorn in the side for the competition

By Joe Simpson

Every so often a car comes along that causes people to stop and stare. If you're brave enough to drive a new Citroen C4 Cactus, then there's a fair chance that people are going to stare at you. It's a car that looks different; quirky in a way that, arguably,... Read more

Tesla is making a car charger that automatically moves and looks like a 'solid metal snake'

Tesla is making a car charger that automatically moves and looks like a 'solid metal snake'

By Elyse Betters

Tesla Motors has something new in the works. It's not another electric car but rather a car charger. And it sounds totally cool (and creepy).Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of Tesla Motors, is known for his off-beat personality, such as when he wanted... Read more

Ford Sync teams with Life360 to tell your loved ones when you’re driving

Ford Sync teams with Life360 to tell your loved ones when you’re driving

By Elyse Betters

It's a creepy time to be a teen.With smart home security cameras, internet-connected devices like door locks, and now social apps that work with vehicle infotainment systems, it's easier than ever for helicopter parents to stalk their own children.But... Read more

This is Google's 'first real build' of a self-driving vehicle

This is Google's 'first real build' of a self-driving vehicle

By Elyse Betters

Google has unveiled what it described as the "first real build" of its self-driving vehicle.The company unveiled a similar-looking car in May, though it now claimed that car was just an "early mockup" that didn't even have real headlights. Google has... Read more