Iconic London black cab goes green

Iconic London black cab goes green

Geely is a Chinese company that you might have never heard of. But you have seen some of its products on the road, and will soon ride in them. Not only does it own Volvo, which it acquired from Ford in 2010, but it also owns The London Taxi Company....

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Hamilton Vs. Vettel : F1 mid-season review & Belgian GP preview

Hamilton Vs. Vettel : F1 mid-season review & Belgian GP preview

The verdict on F1 so far in 2017? Pretty positive. There’s genuine competition between teams for race wins and the drivers’ championship, which there hasn’t been in some time. The new-for-2017 regulations have delivered monstrously fast and mean-looking cars that look spectacular on track, but struggle to overtake one another,...

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Volvo hopping mad at kangaroos

Volvo hopping mad at kangaroos

One of the companies at the forefront of autonomous cars is Volvo. The Swedish firm has been developing systems that can detect animals as well as pedestrians, but has recently found a flaw. While the so called “Large Animal Detection system” can spot and avoid deer, elk, and caribou, it...

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Rolls Royce unveil new Phantom as part of retrospective – VIDEO

Rolls Royce unveil new Phantom as part of retrospective – VIDEO

  The Rolls Royce Phantom has been the longest lasting nameplate in Rolls Royce’s and in automotive history, having been around for 92 years. So to celebrate the unveiling of the newest generation, Rolls Royce is paying tribute to eight of the greatest Phantoms. At ‘The Great Eight Phantoms’ exhibition...

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Le Mans 2017

Le Mans 2017

By Maitland Cook. Photos by David Wright Hotel de France, La Chartre sur le Loir, Sunday 18th June 2017. Sitting on the terrace at the Hotel  enjoying a glass of crisp chilled Jasnieres after another momentous edition of the Le Mans 24 Hour race……………. In many ways this year was as exciting as...

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Ford Mustang designers look to the dark side for inspiration

Ford Mustang designers look to the dark side for inspiration

The facelifted version of Ford’s sixth generation Mustang will arrive on our shores in 2018. The new car will come with either a 2.3-litre turbo four or a 5.0-litre V8. Ford has revealed where inspiration for the new car has come from. “When we were designing the new 2018 Mustang,”...

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Lotus simplifies and adds lightness to the Elise with the Cup 250

Lotus simplifies and adds lightness to the Elise with the Cup 250

Lotus has taken the wraps of a new supercharged version of the Elise. The Elise Cup 250 will accelerate from 0-60mph in just 3.9 seconds thanks to 243hp from the Toyota sourced 1.8 litre, four-cylinder engine and weight cut down to just 860kg. A six-speed manual gearbox takes the power...

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Classic Car Auction

Classic Car Auction

May 13 The Aston Martin Sale, Bonhams From early Lagondas to late model Vantages Newport Pagnell +44 20 7468 5801 bonhams.com   May 17 Leominster Classic & Vintage Range of classic Fords and various British brands. Easters Court, Leominster HR6 0DE brightwells.com   May 18 Christie’s Ford Thunderbird, award winning...

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London Motor Show returns to Battersea Park

London Motor Show returns to Battersea Park

Battersea Park was once again the host of the London Motor Show. Over 130 brand new cars (and a couple of classics) were on display from affordable family cars like the Skoda Kodiaq to exotic supercars like the Lamborghini Aventador S. MG chose this as the venue to unveil its...

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Jaguar and MG to headline at the London Motor Show

Jaguar and MG to headline at the London Motor Show

A one-off Jaguar F-Pace and an all new MG model will both be among the stars at the London Motor Show in Battersea Park this month. Between them, these cars help solidify Britain’s place as a car producing nation. The Jaguar will be celebrating the model’s double win at the...

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