News: Cars

Could this be the most expensive Ford Sierra Cosworth in the world?

Friday  18:32,   20 october 2017
Motoring Research

Sierra Cosworth RS500 expected to smash records at the Silverstone Auctions saleA precedent was set in July when an 11,000-mile example sold for £114,750. But this “nearly perfect” RS500 is arguably even more special. Ladies and gentlemen, you’re[...]

Toyota Prius SUV spotted at the Nurburgring

Friday  18:31,   20 october 2017
Auto Express

A test mule of a Toyota Prius SUV has been spotted undergoing performance testing at the Nurburgring A test mule of a Toyota Prius SUV has been spotted undergoing performance testing at the Nurburgring in Germany, indicating that[...]

Toyota reveals hydrogen-powered Mercedes S-Class rival

Friday  18:31,   20 october 2017
Autocar

Toyota Fine-Comfort Ride shows how a zero-emissions luxury car of the future could look 2/11 SLIDES © Autocar Toyota Fine-Comfort Ride first and second row seats are for individuals 3/11 SLIDES [...]

McLaren P15 confirmed as the brand's most extreme supercar yet

Friday  18:30,   20 october 2017
Autocar

Stripped-out, lightweight, track-focused Ultimate Series model due next summerMcLaren has confirmed that it will launch its most extreme, track-focused road car yet next[...]

Suzuki offers a new car for £89 per month

Friday  18:27,   20 october 2017
Motoring Research

Or if you don’t have £2k for the deposit, buy the Celerio SZ2 for £131 a month The four-year PCP deal attracts a 5.9 percent APR rate, but because the £7,499 is so low, the total amount payable only goes up to £8,423 if you buy the car[...]

BMW planning more driver-focused GTS and CSL models

Friday  18:25,   20 october 2017
Autocar

Company bosses weighing up what they believe could be a growing market for increasingly driver-focused carsMore hardcore versions of the BMW M2 are under development, with company bosses weighing up what they believe could be a growing market for a[...]

Hennessey Venom F5 could hit 300mph

Friday  18:25,   20 october 2017
Auto Express

Hennessey Performance has teased a shot of its new Venom F5 hypercar The F5 was first unveiled back in 2014 as a successor to the 270mph Venom GT, which unofficially set a fastest top speed record for a production[...]

New Polestar 1 could be sold for up to £134,000

Friday  18:21,   20 october 2017
MSN

Subscription-only for now, the new hybrid coupe might eventually be offered the old-fashioned way.At the end of the contract, you’ll have to return the car or Polestar will be more than happy to pick it up. Then, the vehicle will be refurbished to[...]

Sunflower oil provides a smoother ride

Friday  18:16,   20 october 2017
Car Buyer

Highways England turns to sunflower oil to help prevent potholesThe substance is more widely associated with frying food than fixing roads, but a team at Nottingham Transportation Engineering Centre discovered another use for sunflower oil when Dr[...]

Best of British: test your Aston Martin knowledge

Friday  18:16,   20 october 2017
Motoring Research

Best of British: test your Aston Martin[...]

Electric car chargepoints ‘will become law at petrol stations’

Friday  18:16,   20 october 2017
Motoring Research

All motorway services must also offer EV chargepoints in new bill The new Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill, which had its first reading in parliament this week, will make it mandatory for Britain’s network of just over 90 motorway[...]

2017 Vauxhall Grandland X First Drive: Good Value Space

Friday  18:11,   20 october 2017
MSN

Vauxhall takes on the Nissan QashqaiCompetition is fierce in this class with a new contender seemingly appearing each[...]

Toyota GT86 long-term test: not so fast, but oh so fun

Friday  18:10,   20 october 2017
CAR

GT86 Pro long-term test review ► Still the hero affordable sports car?Month 3 running a 2017 Toyota GT86: not so fast, but oh so funConsidering its modest power output – 197bhp from the 2.0-litre flat four – the GT86 is as hard to drive slowly as[...]

BMW M550i 2017 review

Friday  18:10,   20 october 2017
Autocar

The all-paw M550i is a fast, effortless mile-muncher that exudes the 5 Series' brilliance, but sadly isn't destined for the UKThe not-quite M5, sharing its bigger brother’s combination of a twin-turbocharged V8 engine and all-wheel drive,[...]

England's best and worst motorway services revealed

Wednesday  17:38,   18 october 2017
Auto Express

England’s top motorway services have been named in a new study that found drivers most happy when visiting the M4 Reading westbound services. At the other end of the scale, Heston services eastbound, also on the M4 recieved the lowest rating.In a[...]