New Bugatti Centodieci revives spirit of iconic EB110

Bugatti Chiron-based Centodieci harks back to forgotten EB110 supercar of the 1990s

Bugatti has revealed an exclusive new model that echoes one if its most forgotten cars. The Centodieci, launched at Pebble Beach, California, harks back to the EB110 of the nineties and celebrates 110 years of the French brand. Centodieci – which literally translates to one hundred and ten – is limited to 10 units with each car costing £9m.

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New Aston Martin Valkyrie testing continues at Silverstone

The Aston Martin Valkyrie’s testing programme is continuing at speed, with the first model scheduled for delivery at the end of the year

More images of the Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar undergoing testing at Silverstone have been released, following its recent dynamic debut at the 2019 British Grand Prix. The sold-out hypercar is entering the final phases of its testing programme, with first deliveries expected by the end of the year.

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New 2021 Aston Martin Valhalla makes North American debut

Aston Martin Valhalla hypercar hits Monterey Car Week, starring in the event’s exclusive “Quail” enclosure

The Aston Martin Valhalla has made its North American debut at this year’s Monterey Car Week, in the event’s highly exclusive “Quail” enclosure. The British brand’s McLaren Senna rival was first previewed in concept form at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, and is due for launch in 2021.

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New open-top McLaren Ultimate Series hypercar confirmed

All-new hypercar could take on the McLaren GT Superlight name when it arrives in 2020

McLaren has confirmed that a new ‘Ultimate Series’ hypercar is in the works, which will make its full debut at some stage in 2020 and will be strictly limited to just 399 examples. 

Announced at Pebble Beach Concors d’Elegance, McLaren has also teased the design of newcomer in typically shadowy format. The roofless model is described as a ‘two-seat, open cockpit roadster’, sitting low with only Continue reading “New open-top McLaren Ultimate Series hypercar confirmed”

‘The small car market is facing an ownership revolution’

With small cars getting increasingly more expensive, owners are turning more to PCP deals to get the best value, says John McIIroy

How much are you willing to pay for a small car? Right now, you can find new models from just under £10,000 – but there’s an ever-increasing amount of evidence that this is going to change, and soon.

As we reveal this week, the next Honda Jazz is going to get a radical rethink and hybrid powertrains across the range. And that means this pocket-sized Continue reading “‘The small car market is facing an ownership revolution’”

Exclusive: Repairing car parts can save nearly £3,000 over replacement parts

Research into out-of-warranty claims reveals motorists can save thousands by fitting reconditioned components instead of new ones

Exclusive data has revealed that motorists whose cars develop faults could net some huge savings if they opt to have a broken part repaired by a specialist, or buy a reconditioned unit. That’s instead of having a brand-new item fitted by a manufacturer’s franchised dealership. 

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New Lexus LC Coupe Limited Edition gets unique colour and interior

The Lexus LC Coupe Limited Edition model features exclusive Terrane Khaki colour paint and a re-trimmed interior

Lexus has launched a new, limited edition styling pack for its flagship LC Coupe. It will only be available to buy this year and carries a £2,500 premium over the standard model, with prices starting from around £79,000 for the base-model LC 500 Coupe. First deliveries are expected by November this year. 

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Dacia Duster gains new 1.0-litre three-cylinder engine

The Dacia Duster gains a new, more efficient entry-level TCe 100 engine, set to replace larger outgoing 1.6-litre petrol

The Dacia Duster is now available with a new, entry-level TCe 100 turbocharged 1.0-litre three-cylinder petrol engine. Prices for the new engine start from £10,995 in base Access spec, £12,495 in the mid-range Essential version and £13,995 in the Comfort variant.

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New McLaren GT by MSO to debut at Pebble Beach

McLaren says the GT by MSO special edition will showcase the GT’s customisation options, drawing inspiration from British architecture

McLaren Special Operations will bring a unique version of the new McLaren GT to this year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance to showcase the grand tourer’s range of customisation options. Called the McLaren GT by MSO, it will feature on the event’s Concept Car Lawn on Sunday 18 August.

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