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The ten most eccentric Ferraris: No.9 – The Ferrari 250 ‘Breadvan’ 0

Ferrari – a brand synonymous with motoring excellence, class, style and power. Over the years we’ve been treated to automotive masterpieces that have gained as much reverence amongst enthusiasts as the scribblings of their fellow countryman Leonardo da Vinci. However, it would be true to say that not all Ferrari’s offerings, are on the same(…)

The ten most eccentric Ferraris: #10 – The Ferrari 408 4RM 0

Throughout the world, the Ferrari brand is revered as the pinnacle of motoring beauty, performance and glamour. The list of iconic Ferraris is a long one: the Testarossa, 250 TR, F40 – all classic editions of a stable of sheer thoroughbred excellence. Aside from the triumphs, there have been some less celebrated, and more eccentric(…)

2017’s most hotly anticipated cars #16 – The Alfa Romeo Stelvio 0

As we continue our look at some of the hottest new cars to be hitting the roads globally over the next year, we turn our attention to a particularly fine upcoming offering from Bella Italia, Ladies and Gentlemen, it’s the… #16 Alfa Romeo Stelvio First sight of a new Alfa Romeo is always an exciting(…)

Maserati planning to pause sports car production 0

Maserati is doing the unthinkable: It’s planning to halt production of its sports cars. With the company’s emphasis switching to four-door saloons and crossovers, iconic models such as the GranTurismo and GranCabrio are set to be put out to pasture for a few years, with production at the Viale Ciro Menotti headquarters in north Italy(…)

A look back at the Lamborghini Countach (1974 – 1990) 0

On those days, when there’s not much in the way of fresh news stories from the motoring world, we can allow ourselves to reminisce a little and revisit some of the classics of yesteryear. Today’s choice is particularly special; Ladies and Gentlemen, we give you the Lamborghini Countach… From the moment the first prototype appeared(…)

UK car exports flourishing – but post Brexit Britain slumping 0

Doubts about the economy started to affect the car industry last month. A 10.6% drop in the amount of UK-built vehicles sold within the country, contrasted to this time last year. Figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) detailed the production to sales figures, but also showed that this dip was(…)

Toyota recalls 5.8 million cars due to faulty airbag 0

Potentially faulty airbags have seen the world’s biggest car maker Toyota, recall upwards of 5.8 million cars. Models affected include the Corolla and the Yaris subcompact model, the majority being sold in Japan, China and Europe. The production dates of the cars in question were from May 2000 to November 2001, and April 2006 and(…)

A cool drive: the Lexus NX with wheels made of ice 0

Feeling a bit chilly? Then you don’t want to get behind the wheel of the Lexus NX, which has been given a frozen gift for Christmas… Yes, those are wheels made of ice supporting a giant car. Our first thought was who comes up with these ideas?! But, even with the ‘because we can’ attitude(…)

Toyota unveil the new 2016 Prius… better than the others? 0

Beyond Possible – Follow your heart The new 2016 Prius wants you to know that despite its green credentials, it’s gotten a whole lot sportier. The fourth-generation hybrid is aiming to attract younger buyers who want style whilst remaining environmentally conscious. Whilst the Prius will never be a ‘performance car’, it still retains its iconic(…)

Jaguar Land Rover to build $1.5bn Slovakia factory 0

Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed that they will be building a $1.5 billion (£1 billion) production factory in Slovakia. Despite members of the trade union worrying that the new factory could hurt UK jobs, JLR say the new factory will “compliment” the UKs. JLR’s chief executive Ralf Speth said: “Jaguar Land Rover is delighted today(…)