News: Cars

Ferrari 488 Pista revealed with 711bhp V8 derived from racing

Friday  12:52,   23 february 2018
Autocar

The best supercar in the world just got lighter, punchier and even more focused; it's the most powerful V8 Ferrari yet producedThe new Ferrari 488 Pista dispatches the benchmark 0-62mph as quickly as the Italian brand’s halo model, the[...]

Lexus UX small SUV to debut at 2018 Geneva Motor Show

Friday  12:51,   23 february 2018
Motoring Research

It will be a challenger to the BMW X1, Audi Q3 and Jaguar E-Pace Sitting below the Lexus NX and RX SUVs, the new UX will be a rival to the BMW X1, Audi Q3 and Jaguar E-Pace. Expected to be priced from around £30,000, it will mix Lexus’[...]

BMW M4 Convertible 30 Jahre special edition added to line-up

Friday  12:50,   23 february 2018
Auto Express

A new limited edition BMW M4 Convertible has been revealed , marking 30 years since the launch of the original drop-top M-car in 1988 – the then badged M3 Convertible.It’s another BMW 30 Jahre model, joining the M3 30 Jahre launched back in 2016.[...]

Porsche axes all diesel variants from line-up

Friday  12:50,   23 february 2018
Autocar

German manufacturer drops diesel versions of Macan and Panamera, citing a "cultural shift" among customersIn a move that a Porsche spokesman said mirrors the “cultural shift” of the brand's customers, the German manufacturer has[...]

One in 13 cars has an outstanding safety recall

Friday  12:49,   23 february 2018
Auto Express

One in 13 vehicles has an outstanding safety recall, according to new data from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA). That ratio means as many as 2.39 million cars are driving around on UK roads without having had safety-critical[...]

New 2018 Peugeot 508 aims to prove the family saloon isn't dead

Friday  12:49,   23 february 2018
Auto Express

A large family car that's designed to be a rival for everything from the Vauxhall Insignia and Ford Mondeo to the likes of the VW Passat and BMW 3 Series.  Unveiled ahead of a public debut at next month's Geneva Motor Show, the new 508[...]

Prince William saddles up at Triumph Motorcycles

Friday  12:48,   23 february 2018
Motoring Research

HRH the Duke of Cambridge opens the firm’s new £6 million paint shop We can’t confirm if HRH the Duke of Cambridge still does this, but we can reveal he was at British motorcycle giant Triumph today, to open the firm’s new £6 million paint[...]

2018 Porsche 911 GT3 RS: Full specs, gallery and ride impressions

Friday  12:47,   23 february 2018
motor1

A legendary driver and a legendary car: Walter Rohrl takes us for a spin in the the forthcoming Porsche 911 GT3 RS It really couldn’t look more incongruous; a Lizard Green, big-winged 911 GT3 RS parked on the snow outside the Porsche Experience[...]

Opinion: Do we really want more smart motorways?

Friday  12:47,   23 february 2018
Autocar

This week, Matt Prior discusses the phenomenon of hoarding and the usefulness of smart motorwaysAnd as daffodils are coming out, and it’s very nearly spring, it feels to me like time to start thinking about a declutter. So you get the idea of this[...]

The worst on-screen car blunders

Friday  12:42,   23 february 2018
motor1

Our pick of those 'supreme geek' moments when you can revel in knowing more about cars than the people who made the film you're watching. RED 2 is a decent romp featuring highly trained assassins/special ops types in the autumn of[...]

Watchdog: Toyota stands firm over GT86 torque steer issue

Friday  12:42,   23 february 2018
Car Buyer

Three inspections confirm problem with sports car, but brand claims there’s no caseNicky noticed his 17-plate Toyota GT86 veering dangerously to the right when accelerating in a straight line, just weeks after delivery from Inchcape Toyota[...]

How to buy a new Bugatti Chiron for just £5.79

Friday  12:41,   23 february 2018
Motoring Research

You won't even need to worry about fuel or insurance for it. Thank you, Forza Motorsport 7! Sadly it’ll only be a virtual Chiron, and the only garage it’ll inhabit is the one inside the Forza Motorsport 7 video game. At least you’ll be[...]

This is how much it costs to run a car over a lifetime

Friday  12:40,   23 february 2018
Read Cars

The average motorist will fork out more than £206,625 on owning a car during their lifetime, claims new research. A study of 2,000 drivers for online lender MYJAR, revealed how much they can expect to spend on repairs, petrol and parking, as well as [...]

6 safety features to consider before buying your next car

Friday  12:40,   23 february 2018
Autoblog

If you're in the market for a new car, you've probably been exposed toAccording to the National Safety Council, there are more than 27,000 car accidents each and every day in the United States. Nobody is seriously injured in the majority of[...]

Personalised number plates at risk in theft and write-off claims

Monday  18:46,   19 february 2018
Auto Express

Owners of personalised number plates who fail to tell their insurers about a treasured registration are being warned they could face losing their plate if the car is written off or stolen. When an insurance company pays out for a[...]