News: Cars

Range Rover P400e PHEV prototype review

Friday  21:05,   01 december 2017
Autocar

A first glimpse at Range Rover PHEV highlights its rough edges, but with some polishing it will add a much needed string to Land Rover's bowThere aren’t too many more refined and luxurious ways to travel than in a Range Rover. Yet there is a way [...]

What happens when Grand Tour presenters try to be more American?

Friday  20:33,   01 december 2017
motor1

One of the presenters stays exactly the same. You know whoAfter crashing a couple of fast Renaults and losing a BMW M4 CS during their failed attempts to find a new stunt driver, the Grand Tour trio have now been tasked to do something[...]

The world’s most luxurious Range Rover has been revealed in LA

Friday  20:33,   01 december 2017
Motoring Research

This Range Rover comes with heated calf rests and its own Zenith timepieceJoining the rest of the revised-for-2018 Range Rover line, the new SVAutobiography features a redesigned rear cabin that now has power-close rear doors – weary rear-seat[...]

Subaru launches eight-seat Ascent SUV for US market

Friday  20:32,   01 december 2017
Autocar

The firm's largest SUV yet is built on a new platform, and offers enhanced safety and 19 cup holdersThe all-wheel drive machine is powered by a new 256bhp version of the Japanese firm’s 2.4-litre Boxer engine, and built on a new version of[...]

Nissan unveils six Star Wars-themed cars at the LA Motor Show

Friday  20:31,   01 december 2017
Auto Express

Nissan has unveiled six Star Wars-inspired concept vehicles in partnership with Lucasfilm at the LA Motor Show ahead of the sci-fi franchise’s upcoming release ‘The Last Jedi’.First up is the Altima saloon, which is inspired by the Special Forces[...]

Lynk & Co to launch two new cars a year until 2020

Friday  20:31,   01 december 2017
Auto Express

Lynk & Co plans to launch up to six new models within the next five years , with hybrid and fully electric vehicles a priority, according to company bosses.  The newly launched brand, owned by Chinese firm Geely, has just put its first[...]

UK’s drink and drug driving hotspots revealed

Friday  20:30,   01 december 2017
Auto Express

New figures have revealed the UK’s drink and drug hotspots , and also show conviction rates for drink and drug driving increased in 2017 compared to 2016.Topping the charts is Sunderland, where almost three in every 1,000 drivers have a conviction[...]

Lamborghini Urus Loses All The Camouflage In Latest Teaser

Friday  20:29,   01 december 2017
motor1

The wait is almost over. On Monday, Lamborghini will finally reveal the Urus.Thankfully, this time around it’s substantially more revealing as the annoying camouflage has finally been removed to show the production skin of Sant’Agata Bolognese’s[...]

Opinion: is there such a thing as too many cupholders?

Friday  20:28,   01 december 2017
Autocar

The new Subaru Ascent SUV features a whopping 19 cupholders. But what do you do with so many drink receptacles?As car firms do when launching most new large, practical SUVs, Subaru made much of the Ascent’s practicality, highlighting the multiple[...]

Opinion: is there such a thing as too many cupholders?

Friday  20:28,   01 december 2017
Autocar

The new Subaru Ascent SUV features a whopping 19 cupholders. But what do you do with so many drink receptacles?As car firms do when launching most new large, practical SUVs, Subaru made much of the Ascent’s practicality, highlighting the multiple[...]

Opinion: crash scene tweets reveal a dark insight into modern policing

Friday  20:26,   01 december 2017
Motoring Research

Should police traffic officers be venting on social media? Our man isn't so sure The post Opinion: crash scene tweets reveal a dark insight into modern policing appeared first on Motoring Research.But you’re a police officer. You smile, answer[...]

Comment: Can Hipsters Save The Car Industry?

Friday  20:22,   01 december 2017
Autocar

The huge success of scrambler bikes show a way for car firms to connect with sought-after younger buyersFor better or for worse, I am part of generation Y. You know, the generation that apparently puts avocado sandwiches and flat whites ahead of car [...]

BMW 1 Series saloon 2017 review

Friday  19:08,   01 december 2017
Autocar

A brief drive in a China-only front-wheel-drive modelThis then, is a flavour of what to expect in Europe from next year, because BMW will not sell the 1 Series saloon in Europe however nicely you might ask through fear of stealing sales from[...]

2018 Volvo XC40 first drive: watch out, Jaguar E-Pace

Friday  19:06,   01 december 2017
Motoring Research

The new Volvo XC40 SUV definitely isn't sporty but it is brilliantly Swedish Then there was the smaller XC60 – not quite as convincing, but still a genuine rival to the BMW X3 and Audi[...]

Jaguar F-Type 2.0

Friday  19:05,   01 december 2017
Autocar

Downsizing reaches Jag’s svelte F-Type coupé — but it’s more appetising than it soundsSince its arrival in 2013, two attributes have come to define the F-Type: its sublime aluminium bodywork and the way it[...]