Motorists reconsider electric cars amid lockdown

Motorists reconsider electric cars amid lockdown

The positive and immediate global impact of the imposed lockdown on the environment boosts motorist’s willingness to drive an electric vehicle, reports Venson

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Ford v Ferrari at Bonhams

Ford v Ferrari at Bonhams

Ford GT and Ferraris go head-to-head at Goodwood members’ meeting sale The famous rivalry between Ford and Ferrari which played out on the Le Mans circuit in the 1960s, comes to the Bonhams saleroom at the Goodwood Members’ Meeting sale on 29 March. In view of the current situation members...

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Bentley Mulliner Bacalar marks return to coachbuilding

Bentley Mulliner Bacalar marks return to coachbuilding

Bentley has taken the wraps of the Mulliner Bacalar, its first two seater in decades. Just 12 of these will be built, each one of which has already been sold. The name comes from the Laguna Bacalar in Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula, a lake famous for its natural beauty. This is...

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More power and better quality for next generation ‘Toyobaru’

More power and better quality for next generation ‘Toyobaru’

Toyota and Subaru’s jointly developed sports car, sold as both the Toyota GT86 and Subaru BRZ, has been confirmed to see a second generation. We know that the next car will carry on the spirit of the current model, with a Toyota designed chassis and Subaru boxer engine under the...

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Mustang name for Ford’s first EV

Mustang name for Ford’s first EV

Ford’s history is filled with iconic nameplates, whichever Ford you’re familiar with. Australians tell stories of the BA Falcon while here in Britain it’s the RS Cosworths. But it’s America’s Ford, the company’s true home, that is known throughout the world. The F-Series pickups are among the best-selling vehicles on...

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Electric Swedish car to cost just £15k

Electric Swedish car to cost just £15k

When you think of Swedish cars you may picture a Saab or maybe a safe, boxy Volvo. Maybe some of you may imagine a Koenigsegg with a place among the world’s fastest production cars. Now a new electric start-up wants you to think of something else. Uniti has taken the...

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Motoring at Goodwood

Motoring at Goodwood

By Doug Nye The Goodwood Estate, between the South Downs and Chichester in the county of Sussex, is synonymous with two great sports; top- class horses, and motor racing… While Glorious Goodwood’s horse-race connections go back over 200 years to 1802, when the then 3rd Duke of Richmond & Gordon...

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Auctions Speak Louder than Words

Auctions Speak Louder than Words

Of the dozen most expensive cars ever sold at auction, ten were Ferraris, and the most money a classic car has fetched privately was also a Ferrari, in this case a 1962 GTO, which reputably sold for $70m, which was $20m more than another GTO which sold in the saleroom...

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World’s first contactless car vending machine launched in the UK

World’s first contactless car vending machine launched in the UK

Britain’s first contactless car vending machine launched in London today, offering motorists a haggle-free way to purchase a brand-new car. The installation in London’s Spitalfields Market has been created by Auto Trader, the largest digital marketplace for new and used cars, to illustrate its unique pre-haggled prices and transparent price...

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Mid-engine for the ‘Vette

Mid-engine for the ‘Vette

For all its innovations, one thing that has eluded Detroit is the mid-engined supercar. There have been American cars with the engine mounted behind the driver, including the Saleen S7 and the SSC Ultimate Aero. But these are rare cars made by small boutique manufacturers. Elsewhere, mainstream manufacturers, including Audi,...

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