News: Cars

2017 MG ZS first drive review: cheap but not cheerful

Monday  14:20,   06 november 2017
Motoring Research

The MG ZS is cheaper than a Nissan Juke. But do you get what you pay for..? The MG 3 supermini was an improvement, offering enjoyable handling and lots of customisation options for a low price, yet failing on quality control and its[...]

2017 MG ZS first drive review: cheap but not cheerful

Monday  14:20,   06 november 2017
Motoring Research

The MG ZS is cheaper than a Nissan Juke. But do you get what you pay for..? The MG 3 supermini was an improvement, offering enjoyable handling and lots of customisation options for a low price, yet failing on quality control and its[...]

New Volkswagen Polo GTI "more agile" than Golf GTI, plus exclusive pictures

Monday  14:20,   06 november 2017
Autocar

We take a look at the 197bhp 2018 Polo GTI with its new dual-clutch DSG gearbox and sharpened chassis set-upVolkswagen is promising a sharper and more agile driving experience from the new 197bhp and 147mph Polo GTI, compared with the more mature[...]

Peugeot 5008

Monday  14:18,   06 november 2017
Autocar

MPV turns SUV. Does the new Peugeot 5008 offer the best of both worlds or flawed compromises?When it was launched in 2010, the first Peugeot 5008 was exactly what you’d expect of an[...]

17-year-old BMW Z8 that belonged to Steve Jobs is up for auction

Monday  13:18,   06 november 2017
motor1

It's expected to fetch more than double what Jobs paid for it in 2000. Now there's an investment.Jobs bought the car in October 2000 just after he had been named permanent CEO of Apple. He owned the car for three years before selling it[...]

Volkswagen Group hybrid hot hatches for 2020

Monday  13:18,   06 november 2017
Autocar

Petrol-electric Skoda Fabia vRS is part of a new generation of performance carsInsiders say that the new generation of hybrid-powered hot hatches are viewed by the VW Group’s technical and marketing teams as a crucial bridge in the move towards full [...]

Next Huracan due in 2022 will be plug-in hybrid

Monday  13:17,   06 november 2017
Autocar

Lamborghini’s first hybrid sports car will use next-generation solid-state technologyThe Italian supercar maker, which is well known for its reluctance to move away from naturally aspirated engines, has already confirmed a hybrid powertrain will be[...]

Chinese copycat Range Rover Evoque distances from inspiration with facelift

Monday  13:16,   06 november 2017
Autocar

Landwind’s infamous X7 now looks a lot less like the Evoque; some similarities remain, thoughLandwind’s most infamous model now looks less like the Evoque on which its design was so clearly based. However, it is not known whether the[...]

Aston Martin Vanquish S Ultimate is the current car's goodbye

Monday  13:15,   06 november 2017
motor1

Limited to 175 cars, the grand tourer can be had in coupe or convertible guise.What truly sets it apart from a regular Vanquish S are the special paint finishes: Ultimate Black with Copper Bronze details, Xenon Grey with Cobalt Blue accents and[...]

Aston Martin Vanquish S Ultimate is the current car's goodbye

Monday  13:15,   06 november 2017
motor1

Limited to 175 cars, the grand tourer can be had in coupe or convertible guise.What truly sets it apart from a regular Vanquish S are the special paint finishes: Ultimate Black with Copper Bronze details, Xenon Grey with Cobalt Blue accents and[...]

Peugeot advert BANNED because this in-car feature is dangerous

Monday  13:14,   06 november 2017
Motoring Research

The ASA has told Peugeot it must ensure future ads don't encourage dangerous driving Five separate complaints from viewers over the advert, which aired on TV in July, led to an investigation by the Advertising Standards Authority[...]

Westfield: from kit cars to autonomy - the car maker who won't quit

Monday  13:12,   06 november 2017
Autocar

By exploring new horizons, including autonomous travel, ambitious Westfield is trying to secure not only its own future but that of lightweight sports cars tooOut of a weather-worn industrial unit somewhere in the West Midlands, Westfield Sportscars [...]

44 UK towns and cities breaching air pollution limits

Monday  13:10,   06 november 2017
Auto Express

A new study has found 44 UK towns and cities have dangerous levels of air pollution. The findings, discovered by researchers from the Royal College of Physicians, indicate levels of ‘PM2.5’ – microscopic particles suspended in the[...]

The roundabout: a British phenomenon

Monday  13:10,   06 november 2017
Autocar

Does Germany have the answer to our 'are you going right and too lazy to signal, or are you going straight on?’ roundabout indicator uncertainty?You know how we like roundabouts in the UK? I thought we were world-class roundabout[...]

SEMA 2017 in pictures: the best bits of tuning madness

Monday  13:09,   06 november 2017
CAR

► Greatest hits gallery from SEMA 2017 ► Annual tuner-fest held in Las Vegas ► Major car makers & leftfield tuners unite The annual Specialty Equipment Market Association Show in Las Vegas is a car event like no other, with everything from[...]