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LA Motor Show: Porsche Unveils New Macan

LA Motor Show: Porsche Unveils New Macan

PORSCHE has entered a whole new market segment with the unveiling of its long-awaited Macan compact SUV during a special preview event at the Los Angeles international motor show.The significantly downsized new sibling to the Cayenne will be the fastest, and Porsche claims the most dynamically capable, car in the […]

Honda Looks Ahead With New SUV

Honda Looks Ahead With New SUV

HONDA has unveiled a brand-new crossover SUV at the Tokyo Motor Show, scheduled to reach the UK in 2015.The compact-sized Vezel offers four-wheel drive and in Japan will come in petrol and hybrid models, although the 1.6-litre diesel is likely to feature in European specification. Combining the stance and driving […]

Mercedes Brings Virtual Reality To Life

Mercedes Brings Virtual Reality To Life

MERCEDES-BENZ has created a real-life version of the racing car it designed for the Playstation 3 racing game Gran Turismo 6. Called the Mercedes-benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo, the full-size concept car previews the one that will appear in the computer game.The real-life racer takes its inspiration from Mercedes’ 1950’s […]

Land Rover Pledges Continued Support For Race2Recovery

Land Rover Pledges Continued Support For Race2Recovery

LAND ROVER has confirmed it will continue to sponsor the Race2Rocovery team of injured British servicemen who are tackling the 2014 Dakar Rally.The Race2Recovery team is the only disabled rally outfit in the world and will compete using Land Rover-based Wildcat race machines. Land Rover is providing the team with […]

Tokyo Motor Show: MINI Appears Across The Globe

Tokyo Motor Show: MINI Appears Across The Globe

FRESH from its world debut at the Cowley plant in which it will be built, the new third-generation Mini has made its Asian debut at the Tokyo Motor Show.Both the modern Mini, and before it the original Issigonis Mini, are extremely popular in Japan where its strong British identity and […]

Mercedes To The Rescue This Winter

Mercedes To The Rescue This Winter

WITH the winter weather already resulting in plunging temperatures, Mercedes is reminding us that it’s time to switch to winter tyres.Although still a rare thing in the UK compared to other European countries, manufacturers and tyre companies are hoping that UK motorists will eventually embrace cold weather tyre technology. When […]

Tokyo Motor Show: Lexus LF-NX Concept

Tokyo Motor Show: Lexus LF-NX Concept

WHILE this striking LF-NX concept might have only made its debut a few months a go, for the Tokyo Motor Show Lexus has unveiled an updated version of its striking compact SUV.With its bold grille generating plenty of column inches, the premium Japanese car maker has decided to remodel the […]

Tokyo Motor Show: Jaguar F-Type Coupe

Tokyo Motor Show: Jaguar F-Type Coupe

HOT On the heels of the critically acclaimed F-Type Roadster, Jaguar has unveiled the hardtop version: the F-Type Coupe.Wowing audiences at both Los Angeles and Tokyo motor shows, the tin-top version of the British luxury car builder’s new model is expected to hit UK showrooms next March. The car, styled […]

Tokyo Motor Show: Lexus RC Coupe

Tokyo Motor Show: Lexus RC Coupe

JAPANESE car maker Lexus has unveiled a new two-door coupe at the Tokyo show. Designed to appeal to a broader range of customers than the usual Lexus buyer profile, the car has been shown with both petrol and petrol-electric hybrid power.Based on the look of the LF-LC concept first shown […]

Tokyo Motor Show: Nissan Delivers Excitement To Tokyo

Tokyo Motor Show: Nissan Delivers Excitement To Tokyo

NISSAN brought a sharp new concept and a pair of exciting road cars to the Tokyo Motor Show this year.Taking pride of place on the stand was the IDx concept, in both standard ‘Freeflow’ and Nismo forms. The IDx was conceived with the help of ‘digital natives’ – tech-savvy people […]