The fastest road cars in the world 2019

Join the 200mph+ club, as we round up the fastest road cars on sale in 2019

In the past, if you wanted a fast car, you’d need something expensive and rare that could hit 200mph. But with the Koenigsegg Agera RS clocking 277.9mph to be the fastest production car on sale in 2019, 200mph is merely seen as just another figure to pass on the way to truly astronomical speeds.

The Agera RS is the latest in a long line of speed machines to set a new record. It added another 20mph to the top speed Continue reading “The fastest road cars in the world 2019”

Fastest SUVs in the world 2019

We run through the fastest 4x4s and SUVs on sale in the UK

SUVs and 4x4s aren’t usually considered well suited to the job of going fast, so you might think that even the quickest would have modest performance figures. Car manufacturers, of course, have other ideas and in recent years they’ve been hard at work building a succession of performance SUVs that possess blistering pa Continue reading “Fastest SUVs in the world 2019”

Consider Your Tyres Before The Cold Snap

We haven’t had a cold snap so far this year and the back of 2018 was surprisingly warm.  That being said, there’s still a discussion around whether a second ‘Beast From The East’ is going to hit.  That’s why we at Car Articles wanted again to offer a very brief mention on tyres.  There are only four contact patches keeping your car on the road.  You’ll want a tyre that is free from damage, has plenty of grip and is inflated to the correct Continue reading “Consider Your Tyres Before The Cold Snap”

New 2019 Lexus LC Convertible previewed with Detroit concept

The Lexus LC Convertible Concept will make its public debut at Detroit before morphing into a full-production version

Lexus has officially indicated that an LC Convertible is on the way, revealing a close-to-production concept version of the model ahead of next week’s Detroit Motor Show.

Lexus describes the upcoming convertible LC as a “halo vehicle for the entire Lexus brand”, and it will eventually be joined by a fully-fledged F badged version of the LC Coupe, with up to 600bhp. Continue reading “New 2019 Lexus LC Convertible previewed with Detroit concept”

Golf Stream: meeting a serial Golf owner (sponsored)

The e-Golf is truly a Volkswagen for the 21st Century – so what does a serial Golf owner think of the electric revolution?

Who doesn’t love the warm comfort of familiarity? Whether it’s a favourite armchair or a film that you watch on TV even though you own the DVD, the reassurance of knowing what you’re getting and the promise of satisfaction is a strong draw. It’s hardly a surprise, then, that we’re similarly guilty of sticking with the tried and tested when choosing our next Continue reading “Golf Stream: meeting a serial Golf owner (sponsored)”

Consumer Electronics Show 2019: news round-up

Everything from this year's Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show (CES), with debuts from Audi, Mercedes, Hyundai, Kia, Nissan and more

The 2019 Las Vegas Consumer Electronic Show did not disappoint, with the likes of Audi, Kia, Mercedes, Hyundai and Nissan all present at Sin City’s convention centre this year with a wealth of new cars and technologies to show off. 

As the event is closed to the public we had our team on the ground to cover all the new car reveals and concept Continue reading “Consumer Electronics Show 2019: news round-up”

New 2019 Toyota Supra leaks on video ahead of Detroit debut

Video footage of new A90 generation Supra hits the web, joining leaked images detailing Toyota's Detroit show star

The all-new Toyota Supra is due to be officially revealed at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit next week, and now, new video footage of the A90 generation car has hit the web, joining leaked photographs from over the Christmas period.

The video showcases the new fifth-generation car dynamically, while also allowing us to hear its Continue reading “New 2019 Toyota Supra leaks on video ahead of Detroit debut”

VW poaches Apple executive for self-driving car development

Volkswagen Group Sedric concept, 2017 Geneva auto show

Volkswagen has successfully hired former Apple executive Alexander Hitzinger to help lead self-driving technology development. His larger role is direct responsibility for technical development for commercial vehicles, and he will also lead the company’s Mobility as a Service initiative, which imagines a future in which people will simply ride in cars rather than own them.

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Best luxury cars 2019

Relax in total comfort with our top 10 best luxury cars to buy list – providing your wallet can afford those premium prices

The sign of a great luxury car is that you arrive at your destination, no matter how long or short the distance, feeling more relaxed than when you set off. Whether that is through massaging seats, the quietness of the cabin or the selection of on-board gadgets to play with, a luxury car is designed to be the very best in motoring that money can buy.

Many Continue reading “Best luxury cars 2019”

Used Toyota Hilux review

A full used buyer’s guide on the Toyota Hilux pick-up covering the Hilux Mk8 (2015-date)VerdictThe Hilux is the perfect vehicle for those who need loads of space this winter, because it’s tough and sure-footed in Arctic conditions, while also offering plenty of carrying capacity. It’s ideal for towing as well, and you might have to do just that, because the most practical variant of all, the single-cab, is very hard to find on the used market. Of the 200-plus used Hiluxes we found for Continue reading “Used Toyota Hilux review”