New sporty Volkswagen Arteon R-Line Edition uncovered

The Volkswagen Arteon R-Line Edition, which is limited to just 1,000 examples, features extra standard kit and a unique colour scheme

Volkswagen has revealed the Arteon R-Line Edition. Orders are open now, with production for the sporty trim level of the Passat’s coupe-like relation limited to just 1,000 units, with prices starting from £36,850.

As with other VW models dressed in the R-Line trim, the Arteon gets a range of cosmetic upgrades to separate it from the lesser models. Most Continue reading “New sporty Volkswagen Arteon R-Line Edition uncovered”

Geneva Motor Show 2020: the cars we would have seen at cancelled show

The 2020 Geneva Motor Show is off. Here are all the cars you would have seen…

The 2020 Geneva Motor Show was due to open its doors to the world’s press on Tuesday 3rd of March, but has now been cancelled by show organisers due to the developing outbreak of coronavirus in Europe. 

Geneva is one of the most important events in the motoring calendar, acting as a stage for some of the world’s biggest new car launches but the 2020 installment is off after the Swiss Government banned any Continue reading “Geneva Motor Show 2020: the cars we would have seen at cancelled show”

2020 Geneva Motor Show set to be cancelled due to coronavirus

The 2020 Geneva Motor Show will be called off after the Swiss government banned public gatherings of more than 1,000 people

The Geneva Motor Show looks likely to fall victim to the coronavirus, after the Swiss government announced on Friday morning that it was banning large public and private gatherings until at least mid-March.

The announcement comes after a week of horse-trading between the Geneva show organisers and car manufacturers, many of whom have been pulling out senior executives Continue reading “2020 Geneva Motor Show set to be cancelled due to coronavirus”

Geneva Motor Show 2020 preview: show off due to Coronavirus

The 2020 Geneva Motor Show is off. Here are all the cars you would have seen…

The 2020 Geneva Motor Show was due to open its doors to the world’s press on Tuesday 3rd of March but it seems the coronavirus had other ideas. Geneva is one of the most important events in the motoring calendar, acting as a stage for some of the world’s biggest new car launches but the 2020 installment looks to be off after the Swiss Government banned any events of more than 1,000 people to help contain the Continue reading “Geneva Motor Show 2020 preview: show off due to Coronavirus”

Brabus reveals its 800 Adventure XLP take on the Mercedes G-Class

Brabus has turned the Mercedes-AMG G63 into a high-performance off-road pick-up truck

If you find that the new Mercedes G-Class isn’t practical enough, the folks at Brabus have got you covered with this high-performance, off-road pickup. The Brabus 800 XLP will make its debut at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show. 

Taking the current Mercedes-AMG G63 as a base, the engineers at Brabus HQ have grafted on a pick-up truck load bed without compromising rear cabin space. To achieve this, the Continue reading “Brabus reveals its 800 Adventure XLP take on the Mercedes G-Class”

Eville Shindig 2019

Eville Shindig 2019 was held in Evansville, Indiana on September 1st, 2019. For a long time this show has been known for having some of the sickest pre-1968 hot rods, customs, trucks, and motorcycles from all around the US.

Although the show is a one day event, you can make it last a little bit longer by attending the pre-party on Saturday August 31st from 6-12pm inside Pistons Bar.  This pre party allowed for everyone to get together and enjoy the live performances from “Hi Continue reading “Eville Shindig 2019”

Citroen ami ride review

We hitch a ride in the all-new Citroen ami, a Renault Twizy rival designed to bring car sharing to the masses

“When was the last time you sat in a car and couldn’t touch the windscreen?” asks Citroen’s new CEO Vincent Cobee as we climb out of his all-new ami city car.

It’s a valid question, and one to which we can’t fathom an easy answer. The feeling of space inside the ami is quite unlike anything we’ve driven in recent years. The dashboard sits stretched out way ahead of Continue reading “Citroen ami ride review”

Drivers no longer required to carry breathalysers in France

Motorists driving in France used to have to carry two breathalysers, but this law is in the process of being repealed

Drivers will no longer be required to keep breathalysers in their car when they visit France, once a French law change is completed.

Motorists driving in France currently to have to keep two NF-approved (French standard) breathalysers in their car at all times, but this law is now in the process of being abolished by the French Parliament.

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Prohibition Hot Rods and Moonshine Festival

The Prohibition Hot Rods and Moonshine Festival was held on September 28th, 2019 in Wilkesboro, NC.  This show not only brings in the sick rides and amazing spectators, but also moon shine tasting throughout the entire show for everyone to enjoy!

The show was open to Hot Rods, Rat Rods and Trucks that were 1987 and older along with like body styles.  Live Music echoed throughout the show while everyone walked around to enjoy the rides, vendors, and of course, the moonshine.

Mother Continue reading “Prohibition Hot Rods and Moonshine Festival”