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Porsche 911 Turbo S (2017) first drive: Ready to launch

Porsche 911 Turbo S (2017) first drive: Ready to launch

By Joe Simpson

In a world of McLarens, Ferraris and Porsche's own 918 supercar, it's easy to forget about the shock and awe that the Porsche 911 Turbo was once capable of inducing. The original, usable supercar was once considered to be almost antisocially fast. Is... Read more

Tesla Model 3 pre-orders hit 276,000 in three days

Tesla Model 3 pre-orders hit 276,000 in three days

By Chris Hall

Tesla pulled the covers off the Model 3, its new electric car for the masses, on 31 March and it seems the masses have responded.Elon Musk, CEO and co-founder of Tesla Motor has been regularly updating on the progress of Model 3 pre-orders via Twitter.The... Read more

Tesla Model 3 is the super electric car you can afford to drive

Tesla Model 3 is the super electric car you can afford to drive

By Luke Edwards

In a movie set in the a post apocalyptic future, it'll be the Tesla Model 3 that we see dotted about the landscape. That's because this is going to be the first real mass-market electric car that does it all.The Tesla Model 3 was shown off by Elon Musk,... Read more

Tesla Model 3 event: How to watch and what to expect

Tesla Model 3 event: How to watch and what to expect

By Elyse Betters

Tesla Motors will unveil its first affordable, mass-market electric vehicle in California on 31 March, but the automaker doesn't plan to reveal everything all at once, according to a recent tweet from Elon Musk.Musk, the co-founder, CEO, and "product... Read more

Riding shotgun with Batman: We’ve driven in the Batmobile

Riding shotgun with Batman: We’ve driven in the Batmobile

By Luke Edwards

When you get a chance to ride in the actual Batmobile you take it, right? We were offered a ride and deliberated, in fear of having to wear the green panties of Robin. The outcome was inevitable, the experience mind-blowing.The new Batmobile, featured... Read more

Newly unveiled Toyota Prius Plug-in uses its solar roof to get hefty 202mpg

Newly unveiled Toyota Prius Plug-in uses its solar roof to get hefty 202mpg

By Luke Edwards

Toyota has been at the forefront of hybrid vehicles since its Prius was released back in 1997. Now it's got a new version of its plug-in hybrid that's been upgraded with a super efficient engine and the return of that solar power roof to deliver some... Read more

Tesla Model 3 should sell out fast, here’s how to guarantee you get one

Tesla Model 3 should sell out fast, here’s how to guarantee you get one

By Luke Edwards

Tesla is all set to take the wraps off its latest electric car, the Model 3, on 31 March. This will be the first affordable Tesla and as such is expected to sell out fast. But there is a way to make sure you don't miss out.Tesla has published details... Read more

Electric double-decker buses with 180-mile range hit London next month

Electric double-decker buses with 180-mile range hit London next month

By Luke Edwards

The pure electric double decker buses that were teased last year have been revealed a month ahead of their launch on London routes. TfL says this is the world's first electric double decker bus.London began running electric single decker buses in July... Read more

Aston Martin and F1’s Red Bull are working on the fastest hypercar ever

Aston Martin and F1’s Red Bull are working on the fastest hypercar ever

By Luke Edwards

Aston Martin is working hard to create the fastest car the world has ever seen with the catchy name AM-RB 001.That name encompasses the company's partnership with F1 Red Bull Racing. The result of this is the Aston logo on the F1 car for the 2016 season,... Read more

Tesla Model 3 to be officially unveiled on 31 March, affordable Tesla incoming

Tesla Model 3 to be officially unveiled on 31 March, affordable Tesla incoming

By Luke Edwards

Tesla has officially announced that it will be taking the wraps of its next generation of electric car, the Model 3, on 31 March.The Tesla Model 3 is expected to be the company's first mass market vehicle that will be produced on a huge scale and be affordable... Read more

Autonomous cars to hit UK roads in 2017, says government

Autonomous cars to hit UK roads in 2017, says government

By Luke Edwards

Driverless cars are set to make a huge impact on the UK roads as soon as next year. According to chancellor George Osborne the UK will push ahead with the technology soon.Speaking to The Guardian, Osborne revealed some of what he will be announcing at... Read more

Tesla Model S race incoming: Electric GT World Series, here to shock

Tesla Model S race incoming: Electric GT World Series, here to shock

By Luke Edwards

Electric cars are fast permeating the lives and roads of the world. They're also capturing the excited attention of race fans in the all-electric single seater Formula E race series. But that's not enough and now a new Electric GT World Series, that races... Read more

BMW i5 rumours get official comment on Range Extender feature

BMW i5 rumours get official comment on Range Extender feature

By Luke Edwards

BMW is heavily rumoured to be releasing an electric version of its X5 SUV which should be called the BMW i5. Now an official comment suggests this model will come with a Range Extender option.Head of product for BMW, Henrik Wenders, commented to Car and... Read more

Nissan Europe and Foster + Partners predict a fuel station-free future

Nissan Europe and Foster + Partners predict a fuel station-free future

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Nissan believes that your car in the future will be able to not only drive you around, through piloted drive technology, but also refuel itself without you having to visit a fuel station.In a new visionary concept realized by the manufacturer and renowned... Read more

UK wants to resolve traffic congestion by testing driverless lorries

UK wants to resolve traffic congestion by testing driverless lorries

By Elyse Betters

If you thought driving alongside normal Big Rigs was nerve-wracking, just wait until you look over and see there is no driver at the wheel.According to a few reports, British Chancellor George Osborne is about to announce trials of autonomous heavy goods... Read more

Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2016 first drive: The Einstein of luxury cars

Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2016 first drive: The Einstein of luxury cars

By Luke Edwards

The new Mercedes-Benz E-Class saloon is here for 2016 and it's pushing the boundaries of how luxurious and technologically advanced a car can be.The future of self-driving cars is edging closer and vehicle companies are working harder and faster to be... Read more

BMW Vision Next 100: The ultimate driving machine of the future

BMW Vision Next 100: The ultimate driving machine of the future

By Luke Edwards

To commemorate its 100 years of existence, BMW has shown off its glimpse of the future of driving in the Vision Next 100 car.While BMW has created a prototype of the car it's not something we expect to do much driving, nor to hit the roads anytime soon.... Read more

Ferrari GTC4 Lusso: A Ferrari fit for the whole family?

Ferrari GTC4 Lusso: A Ferrari fit for the whole family?

By Joe Simpson

The FF is dead, long live the GTC4 Lusso. Clumsy badging aside, what you're looking at is a heavy facelift of the current FF, which is the oldest car in Ferrari's range.That means that the GTC4 is a V12, front-engined, 4-Seat shooting brake. An odd combination... Read more

Aston Martin DB11: Shaken and stirred

Aston Martin DB11: Shaken and stirred

By Joe Simpson

This is Aston Martin's all new DB11 — the car designed to replace the beautiful, if now venerable DB9. If you've spent any time looking at a DB9, you'll know what big shoes the DB11 has to fill in terms of looks.More of that in a minute, because first... Read more

Bugatti Chiron: The 260mph supercar with a £1.9m (yes, million) asking price

Bugatti Chiron: The 260mph supercar with a £1.9m (yes, million) asking price

By Joe Simpson

Pity poor Bugatti. Once upon a time, it ruled the world. We're not talking just about the incredible "Type-" cars of the early 20th Century either. The Veyron, when it landed in the mid-noughties, featured a scarcely credible 1,000bhp produced by its... Read more

Best of the Geneva Motor Show 2016: Bugatti, Ferrari, Renault and more

Best of the Geneva Motor Show 2016: Bugatti, Ferrari, Renault and more

By Joe Simpson

Every March, the auto industry gathers on neutral ground in Switzerland, coming together for one giant huzzah of an event, showing off its latest wares and new ideas to woo car buyers of tomorrow.Of all the international shows, Geneva tends to be the... Read more

Mini Cooper Convertible (2016) first drive: Topless fun

Mini Cooper Convertible (2016) first drive: Topless fun

By Mike Lowe

It's almost hard to believe that the BMW-reimagined Mini is now in its 15th year. Call it a birthday, if you will, that the Cooper Convertible arrives this month in its third-generation and best-looking guise to date; a little puppy fat, cute looks, bags... Read more

Morgan EV3 is a steampunk dream, plus it's electric

Morgan EV3 is a steampunk dream, plus it's electric

By Luke Edwards

Morgan is a car manufacturer steeped in history that respects the past. So even when going electric it has managed to remain decidedly old school in its stylings with the EV3.The Morgan EV3, revealed as a production model at the Geneva Motor Show 2016,... Read more

Porsche Macan Turbo review: The SUV superstar
4.5 stars

Porsche Macan Turbo review: The SUV superstar

By Joe Simpson

The Macan is the current "it" car of the SUV world. Since it appeared on our roads in 2014, demand has outstripped supply for Porsche's newest model. Even now, order new and you're likely looking at a nine month wait to get behind the wheel of your new... Read more

Tim Cook on Apple Car: 'It's going to be Christmas Eve for a while'

Tim Cook on Apple Car: 'It's going to be Christmas Eve for a while'

By Elyse Betters

Is Apple working on a vehicle? Who knows. But the company's CEO has just majorly teased us about it.Although Tim Cook hasn't said much to date about Apple's so-called "Apple Car", for whatever reason he felt more loose-lipped during an annual shareholders... Read more

DS 3 first drive: Fun French fancy

DS 3 first drive: Fun French fancy

By Chris Hall

Rolling out originally with the chevrons of Citroën on the front, the DS 3 has had a revamp and refresh, now sitting pretty in the avant-garde livery of DS Automobiles. Ok, so they may be one and the same, but with the DS 5, DS 4 and now the DS 3 getting... Read more

LeEco has a smart mountain bike, and you're going to want one

LeEco has a smart mountain bike, and you're going to want one

By Chris Hall

When LeEco called us in to talk about the Le Max Pro - and it's plans for expansion outside of China - we weren't expecting to be spending our time marvelling over a smart bike. But when we found Le Syvrac it only seemed fair to stop and stare.You might... Read more

Ford Sync 3 preview: Apple CarPlay, Android Auto complete solution

Ford Sync 3 preview: Apple CarPlay, Android Auto complete solution

By Luke Edwards

Ford has announced that its latest in car infotainment system, Sync 3, will be coming to Europe this July.Initially Sync 3 will appear in limited new cars like the new Kuga, S-Max and Mondeo.Sync 3 isn't all about its own platform, it actually plays nice... Read more

This Honda car uses a phone and app to offer Android Auto-like experience

This Honda car uses a phone and app to offer Android Auto-like experience

By Elyse Betters

Forget about fancy infotainment systems like Android Auto.There's this Android app called Drivemode, and it basically let's you use your phone while driving, which sounds like a bad thing, but it's designed to keep your eyes on the road as much as possible.... Read more

New 2016 Nissan LEAF 30 kWh goes on sale in Europe

New 2016 Nissan LEAF 30 kWh goes on sale in Europe

By Pocket-lint Promotion

It's official - the new 100 percent electric Nissan LEAF is now on sale in Europe, delivering a class-leading 250 km of range*, thanks to the introduction of a first-to-sector 30 kWh battery.The groundbreaking battery performance developed by Nissan offers... Read more

Volvo says goodbye to car keys, use your phone’s Bluetooth to unlock instead

Volvo says goodbye to car keys, use your phone’s Bluetooth to unlock instead

By Luke Edwards

Volvo is taking steps to become the first car manufacturer to sell a car without a key. You'll still be able to get in using an app and your smartphone's Bluetooth.Volvo says it will begin rolling out cars without keys this year. Should a buyer want a... Read more

This is the all electric Aston Martin RapidE, 1000bhp expected

This is the all electric Aston Martin RapidE, 1000bhp expected

By Luke Edwards

Aston Martin has officially taken the wraps of its all electric RapidE sports car, and it looks gorgeous.Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer, speaking to Autocar, said there will initially be a model released with 550bhp but suggested a super sport version with... Read more

Self-parking chairs are real, just clap and they tidy away

Self-parking chairs are real, just clap and they tidy away

By Luke Edwards

Chairs are one of the last things we imagined would become smart, yet Nissan has seen a way to make it so.Inspired by the technology in it self-parking cars Nissan has applied the intelligence to chairs. What may have started as a marketing stunt has... Read more

Radio Flyer made a Tesla Model S for kids, with working headlights and more

Radio Flyer made a Tesla Model S for kids, with working headlights and more

By Elyse Betters

Children will be able to drive their very own Tesla Model S starting this spring.Thanks to Radio Flyer, the Model S will be available to kids. It has partnered with Tesla to create a Power Wheels-like version of the all-electric car for youngsters. It's... Read more

BMW 3-Series (2016) first drive: Retaining the sports saloon crown?

BMW 3-Series (2016) first drive: Retaining the sports saloon crown?

By Joe Simpson

For 40 years BMW has ruled the roost in the junior executive car stakes. It's fended off the arrival of the Audi A4 and Mercedes C-Class and has remained, by and large, the gold standard in this class of car throughout its history.But now the 3-Series... Read more

Kia Sportage (2016) review: All the extras, for less
4.5 stars

Kia Sportage (2016) review: All the extras, for less

By Luke Edwards

Kia hit its best year for sales ever in 2015 and it's followed that with its fourth-generation of the Sportage. With sights aimed high, this SUV crossover offers more extras than ever and aims to impress with the first model refresh since 2010.The SUV... Read more

Google is testing wireless charging for self-driving cars

Google is testing wireless charging for self-driving cars

By Luke Edwards

Google is not only working on driverless cars without steering wheels or pedals, but with wireless charging too.According to a leaked FCC filing, Google wants its self-driving cars to recharge without wires. This could mean cars that never need to stop... Read more

Google driverless cars set to hit UK roads soon

Google driverless cars set to hit UK roads soon

By Luke Edwards

Google's autonomous cars have been getting plenty of US testing and now they look set to begin driving trials in the UK.The UK government is currently in talks with Google about testing the self-driving cars on the roads of the UK. Deputy mayor for transport... Read more

Audi R8 V10 Plus 2016 review: Praktisch durch technik
5.0 stars

Audi R8 V10 Plus 2016 review: Praktisch durch technik

By Chris Hall

The notion of an everyday supercar is something of an oxymoron. A car that will destroy rivals on the race track, but still be perfectly practical popping to the supermarket when you run out of saffron.The first Audi R8 secured this position: in some... Read more

Vauxhall Astra (2016) first drive: The Brit underdog

Vauxhall Astra (2016) first drive: The Brit underdog

By Joe Simpson

"Yes, it's an Astra" proclaims Vauxhall's advertising campaign for its brand new family car, one of Britain's evergreen best sellers. The Astra is a firm favourite on these isles. It's built at Ellesmere Port, has a 30-year lineage and over 3-million... Read more

Tesla likely to unveil two Model 3 cars in March, including a crossover

Tesla likely to unveil two Model 3 cars in March, including a crossover

By Elyse Betters

What's better than a Tesla? Two Teslas.Tesla has said it plans to show its Model 3 - a critical car that is expected to make Tesla more affordable to middle-class car buyers - in March, and now we're hearing from the rumour mill that the electric-vehicle... Read more

Nissan Leaf 2016 first drive: Increased range, but not a huge change

Nissan Leaf 2016 first drive: Increased range, but not a huge change

By Chris Hall

The Nissan Leaf is now 5-years-old and there's a new version on the road in 2016, this time boasting a 30kWh battery and bringing with it a claim of 155 miles of range.Nissan is talking some impressive figures when it comes to the Leaf. The car has sold... Read more