New MINI Clubman City trim unveiled

Entry-level Clubman City trim aimed a fleet users, introducing emissions friendly engines for BiK appeal

MINI has released the new Clubman City: a new entry-level trim for the Clubman line-up. Aimed at fleet users, it introduces new engines to the compact estate’s line-up which are designed to deliver Benefit In Kind-friendly CO2 emissions figures.

Engine choices include a pair of 1.5-litre three-cylinder engines – one petrol, one diesel. The petrol produces 101bhp and 190Nm of torque, Continue reading “New MINI Clubman City trim unveiled”

Vauxhall GT X Experimental concept teased

Vauxhall’s new concept car has been teased ahead of full reveal – previewing a ‘daring’ new design language for Vauxhall brand

Vauxhall has teased its ‘daring’ new design language via a covered version of the forthcoming GT X Experimental concept car. Bosses say it embraces the brand’s core values – hinting towards a production model for the ‘mid-2020s’.

The first image comes exactly one year after PSA Peugeot  Citroen bought Vauxhall and Opel outright. While it leaves Continue reading “Vauxhall GT X Experimental concept teased”

New Aston Martin DBS Superleggera 2018 review

The prototype blew us away, but now we try production Aston Martin DBS Superleggera. Is it the real deal?Verdict4.5The DBS Superleggera is a natural fit for the ready-made slot between the softer DB11 and focused Vantage sports car. It feels every inch the super-GT with incredible performance and a fitting soundtrack. There’s enough dynamic ability without unduly compromising comfort, too. Aston’s latest platform is coming of age, and the DBS proves this emphatically.

We’ve already Continue reading “New Aston Martin DBS Superleggera 2018 review”

Porsche designed Mission E Cross Turismo with self-driving tech in mind

Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo concept

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Porsche’s Mission E Cross Turismo concept was the big surprise of March’s 2018 Geneva auto show.

It previews a potential soft-roader version of Porsche’s upcoming Taycan electric sedan, and Porsche has been dropping hints that the Cross Turismo could make it into production at some point.

Not everyone has been happy with the design, though. One controversial aspect is the pair of recesses at the front of the hood. They featured Continue reading “Porsche designed Mission E Cross Turismo with self-driving tech in mind”

Elon Musk says future Teslas will be like K.I.T.T. with AI

Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

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Twitter makes it incredibly easy to gain insight into what Tesla CEO Elon Musk is thinking, for better or worse. On Sunday, Musk let slip on the social media platform that future Teslas will be reminiscent of K.I.T.T. of “Knight Rider” fame, complete with artificial intelligence.

Musk replied to a Twitter user asking if we’ll see K.I.T.T.-like artificial intelligence in Teslas in the future. The CEO simply replied, “Yes” to the question. The Continue reading “Elon Musk says future Teslas will be like K.I.T.T. with AI”

Best cheap hot hatchbacks

Need a car that delivers on power as well as practicality? You could do worse than these cheap hot hatches

There comes a point in every motorist’s life where the need for a practical car becomes inescapable. For some it happens the moment they pass their test, while others manage to hold off for a while longer until growing families and stretched finances take their toll.

But while the inevitable will catch up with everyone, that shouldn’t mean that you have to do without a car Continue reading “Best cheap hot hatchbacks”