This is the new Ferrari SF90 Stradale and we truly hope to get to see one in the metal soon. Just look at this thing! It is the first first series production PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) model from the iconic Prancing Horse marque. It is the first time that a V8 powered car sits at the top of the range for Ferrari, but we’re sure that buyers won’t be disappointed.
The SF90 Stradale is also the first Ferrari sports car to be equipped with 4WD, a step necessary to Continue reading “New Ferrari SF90 Stradale Supercar”
When it’s time to compare European breakdown cover, read our guide before you buy
If you’re planning a trip to Europe for work or play, there are plenty of solid reasons for driving your own car.
For starters, throwing all the family’s gear into the boot is a lot less hassle than packing for a flight, and the ‘door to door’ option is undoubtedly more convenient if you’ve got time on your side. Those extra hours on the road are a small price to pay for avoiding stressful Continue reading “How to choose the best European breakdown cover”
Detroit Autorama 2019
Detroit Autorama 2019 was held on February 28-March 1st, 2019 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, MI. The Cobo Center was packed with around 850 phenomenal hot rods! You could expect to see every type, style, make, and description of Hot Rod from all around the world!
Those who were in attendance were treated to not only the beautiful hot rods, but also special displays such as the tribute to the well-known custom car builder Carl Casper, the Lowrider Exhibit, and the Continue reading “Detroit Autorama 2019”
A full used buyer’s guide on the Audi Q5 covering the Q5 Mk1 (2008-2017)VerdictBuyers couldn’t get enough of the Q5 when it was launched, and at one point Audi’s SUV was so popular that it was among the slowest-depreciating cars on sale. Now the earliest models are more than a decade old and, with a second-generation version currently in showrooms, things have calmed down. You’ll still have to pay a surprising amount to secure a Q5, though, and running costs tend to be high. As a Continue reading “Used Audi Q5 review”
The new Hyundai i10 Play comes with plenty of extra kit, but does that make the i10 a more desirable option in the city car class?Verdict4The Hyundai i10 is getting a little long in the tooth now: the engine needs to be worked hard out on the open road and the interior design is a little dated. However, a smooth ride and light steering means that as an unpretentious city runabout, there’s much to like. The new Play trim offers great value, too, usefully undercutting rivals like the VW up! on Continue reading “New Hyundai i10 Play 2019 review”
Flooded car in parking lot. Photo via Flickr user waitscm/CC2.0
The consequences of global warming could be twice as bad as previously suggested, according to a new report published last week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Using new mathematical prediction models, the report said global oceans could rise by about six feet by the year 2100, about double previous estimates.
The new estimates call into question the findings of the fifth climate assessment report Continue reading “Sea level rise by 2100 could be double previous estimates, scientists predict”
The White House, Washington, D.C. [Creative Commons license by dcjohn]
In these days when the political dividing lines can seem insurmountable, Democrats, Republicans, and Independents have something in common: Regardless of their political affiliation, a majority say that they view electric vehicles positively.
A new survey from Climate Nexus has found that 77 percent—a strong majority—views EVs positively. That’s true across demographic groups, and includes 84 percent of Continue reading “Politics be damned: Electric cars aren’t really so polarizing”
French government reverses last year’s decision to cut the default speed limit by 10kmh on roads without separation barriers
The French government has reversed its decision to reduce the default speed limit on roads without separation barriers, despite there having been less road deaths as a result.
Last year, the default speed limit on France’s equivalent to the UK’s A and B roads was cut from 90kmh (56mph) to 80kmh (50mph) in a bid to reduce the number of fatalities, which had Continue reading “France reverses decision to cut default speed limit from 90kmh to 80kmh”
Kia has recalled 5,020 hybrid and plug-in hybrid examples of the Niro in the UK due to an overheating issue in an electrical relay
Kia Motor UK is recalling over 5,000 Niro hybrid and plug-in hybrid models following the discovery of an overheating problem.
Approximately 5,020 UK models are Continue reading “Recall for over 5,000 Kia Niro hybrid and plug-in hybrid models”
The all-new, all-electric Lotus Type 130 hypercar will be unveiled at an exclusive event in London in July
Lotus has confirmed that it will unwrap its all-electric Type 130 hypercar at an exclusive event in Central London on 16 July. It’s the British brand’s first all-new model in over a decade and signals the firm’s rebirth under its new owner, the Chinese auto giant Geely.
The Norfolk-based firm has confirmed the Type 130 received several hundred ‘expressions of interest’ from Continue reading “New Lotus Type 130 hypercar to be revealed on 16 July”