News: Cars

Are these the strangest special editions ever?

Thursday  12:35,   10 may 2018
msn

Manufacturers love making special editions. Whether it’s to stir up a little bit of buzz around a single car, or simply stand out from the crowd, these weird and wonderful creations showcase what car makers can do when they let their imaginations[...]

‘Listening to music should be endorsed not scorned when you’re behind the wheel’

Thursday  12:31,   10 may 2018
evo.co.uk

'Any evo reader worth their salt should immediately denounce audio entertainment in favour of whatever mechanical music their car might be making. What rot.'So you’ve settled on your ideal car and mapped precisely the road on which you’d[...]

Here are the best limited-edition cars of all time

Thursday  12:31,   10 may 2018
msn

Ultra-sought after and therefore a little more special than ‘regular’ models these cars have consistently set the motoring world alight. These aren’t just high-end cars, either. Some limited-edition cars have appeared at the lower end of the price[...]

"It doesn't really matter where your new car is built"

Thursday  12:31,   10 may 2018
autoexpress.co.uk

How many customers know where their cars are built?In fact, around only 15 per cent of the cars sold in this country are made[...]

Bangernomics: is this the world's most underrated car?

Thursday  12:30,   10 may 2018
autoclassics

Of all the underrated cars in the world, the Xantia could well be number one, but by the time anyone realises that, they’ll probably all be gone. What’s so good about them? 50% of the appeal is in Citroën’s famed hydropneumatic suspension,[...]

What are night driving glasses and do they work?

Thursday  12:26,   10 may 2018
autoexpress.co.uk

<p>If you drive at night, it's likely that you may have been dazzled by the headlights of an oncoming car.&nbsp;</p>So what can you do about it? Well, some people swear by night driving glasses. We're not talking about night vision[...]

Google's self-driving car involved in Honda smash

Thursday  12:15,   10 may 2018
news.sky

Police are investigating a car crash involving a self-driving vehicle owned by Google's Waymo.The Waymo vehicle was hit when a Honda sedan swerved to avoid another car and drove into the opposing traffic[...]

2018 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid has a 27-mile EV range: prices from £67,128

Thursday  12:15,   10 may 2018
motoringresearch

It’s on sale now and first deliveries of the Cayenne E-Hybrid are due in late May 2018The claimed EV-only range is now up to 27 miles – and if you’re less worried about zero-emissions distance, it can drive at speeds of up to 83mph fully[...]

Subaru's been fiddling emissions data

Thursday  12:15,   10 may 2018
uk.motor1

Uh oh, not another[...]

BMW car fault linked to fatal accident

Thursday  12:13,   10 may 2018
autoexpress.co.uk

An electrical fault with a range of BMWs has been linked to a fatal accident after a motorist died swerving to avoid a broken-down BMW.&nbsp;Retired Gurkha Narayan Gurung passed away on a dark A-road near Guildford in December 2016, after he[...]

You could own Lewis Hamilton’s ‘boss whip’ for £100,000

Thursday  12:12,   10 may 2018
motoringresearch

A Mercedes-Maybach S600 formerly owned by the reigning F1 world champion is for sale on Auto Trader for £104,990 . There are 27,500 miles on the clock, but it’s not clear how many of those were driven by #HAM.The S600 marked the return of the[...]

Chevrolet helps Porsche achieve Nurburgring record

Thursday  12:12,   10 may 2018
uk.motor1

'Can I copy your homework?' – 'Yeah, just change it so it looks different'The General Motors development team had booked the track to test the Corvette ZR1, much to the disappointment of Porsche who showed up on the day, having not[...]

£1m Brabham BT62 supercar revealed in London

Thursday  12:11,   10 may 2018
motoringresearch

It produces 700 hp and is only for the racetrackThe company was originally founded by Jack Brabham and partner Ron Tauranac in 1948: it’s Jack’s son, David Brabham – himself a former F1 racer – who’s leading the rebirth of Brabham. It’s no[...]

Tesla announces record £523m loss

Thursday  12:11,   10 may 2018
autoexpress.co.uk

Tesla has reported a record $710m (£523m) net loss in the three months to March , with the company blaming on-going Model 3 production issues.However, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has insisted the company can turn its woes around and post profits later this[...]

The 'barn-find' 1967 Mini with ONE owner that was driven for 36,000 miles then stored for 36 YEARS - and it could be yours for as little as £6,000

Thursday  12:10,   10 may 2018
dailymail.co.uk

The 1967 Mini 850 Deluxe has had just a single owner on the logbook, covered fewer than 705 miles a year on average, and barely turned a wheel for the best part of four decades. It will be sold at the H&H Classics Buxton sale, in Derbyshire, on 18[...]