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Mini show off hardcore John Cooper Works GP Concept 0

Mini has teased visitors to the Frankfurt Motor Show with a tasty looking little (as you’d expect) concept. Titled the John Cooper Works Concept, the rugged looking Mini embraces a aggressive design style. Mini say the concept embodies driving fun ‘on both the race track and the road’ which implies it’s going to be something(…)

Coyote travels 35km stuck in car grille 0

A woman in Canada who thought she’d run over a coyote got a surprise after getting out to check the damage. Blinking up at her was the bemused coyote, who had travelled 35km embedded in the car’s front grille. Georgie Knox, from Airdrie, Alberta, was travelling to work when the animal ran across the road(…)

Jaguar aims to shelve ‘boring’ electric image with I-Pace 0

Jaguar Land Rover is looking to banish the “boring” label stuck on electric cars by creating a race series using its battery-powered I-Pace. The car maker announced in early September that all new vehicles it produced from 2020 onwards would have an electric option. Ralf Speth, the firm’s CEO, said that the ramifications of moving(…)

A look back at the Hillman Avenger (1970 – 1976) 0

The Hillman Avenger was the car that Rootes/Chrysler attempted to sell to the world. For a brief period, it was exported to the United States as a Plymouth and found success in South America as a Dodge. It’s styling was more appealing than the Hunter’s and the engines were competent and lively: 1248cc and 1498cc(…)

Can we really call the re-birth of a classic, a concept? 0

This is a guest blog by Servicing Stop PR Executive Jacqueline Gordon Concept cars, designed for one thing and one thing only – image. We either love them or loathe them. There’s one new concept currently on the block however, that we can’t quite make our minds up on. Traditionally, concept vehicles showcase a brand’s(…)

New Griffith sportscar launched by resurrected TVR 0

Like a phoenix rising from the flames, TVR has been resurrected and turned out a brand new Griffith. The new sports car, unveiled at the recent Goodwood Revival, is a two seater, has a carbon chassis, composite body and a number of aluminium panels. There are plenty of of nods towards the original Griffith, none(…)

Used diesels have lost a quarter of their value since start of year 0

New figures have revealed that a good proportion of the UK’s most popular diesel cars have lost almost 25 per cent of their value since the start of 2017. The depreciation in value is the expected result of the Government announcing plans to crackdown on polluting cars. Data from Motorway.co.uk shows the average value of(…)

Toyota ‘unlikely’ to release another diesel car 0

Toyota are unlikely to release another diesel car, one of the firm’s senior executives has revealed. Didier Leroy, the group’s executive vice-president, said from now on each new model would be reviewed on a case-by-case basis as to whether a diesel edition would be included. On the company’s new C-HR vehicle, Toyota decided to offer(…)

Renault concept doubles up as an extra room in your house 0

So, as concepts go, this one is fairly ‘out there’… Renault wowed guests at the recent Frankfurt Motor Show, with a driverless concept car that doubles up as an extra room in your house. When not travelling from A to B, the Renault Symbioz converts to a cosy snug you can hang out with friends.(…)

Peugeot reveal world’s smallest phone box 0

As more and more of us turn to the internet when buying a new car, dealerships are being forced to get more and more creative when it comes to locating their premises. One well-known French car maker has just set a new bar in ‘eccentric’. Rival car makers will be hard pushed to come up(…)