Bugatti forced to recall 2 Chirons in the US

Bugatti builds a Chiron with an exposed carbon fiber body

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We were amazed when Pagani needed to recall 16 of its Huayras. Lamborghini impressed us when it served a recall notice for all 11 of the Centenarios currently in the United States. Now Bugatti is jumping into the recall game as it has been forced to issue a recall notice for some Stateside examples of the Chiron. How many hypercars are affected by this news? Just two.

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Best hypercars 2018

They're the pinnacle of engineering, but what goes into the greatest hypercars ever built? Our top 10 reveals all

Unless you’re at a car show, the only time you’re ever likely to see a hypercar in the wild will be on the streets of Monaco or Dubai. But these cars have a far greater reach than they ever used to, as they have moved from the bedroom walls of young petrolheads to their games consoles instead, where instant access means fans can experience their appeal without ever having to Continue reading “Best hypercars 2018”

Posh Skoda Kodiaq Laurin & Klement on sale now

Range-topping Skoda Kodiaq Laurin & Klement joins the SUV range, priced from £35,945

The Skoda Kodiaq is now available in flagship Laurin & Klement trim, featuring “even more creature comforts, safety systems and driver technology” than the existing high-end Edition variant, according to the Czech firm. 

Available to order now, the Skoda Kodiaq Laurin & Klement costs from £35,945. That gets you the modest 148bhp 2.0-litre TDI engine mated to a six-speed manual gearbox. Continue reading “Posh Skoda Kodiaq Laurin & Klement on sale now”

SsangYong Turismo updated with new look for 2018

Huge seven-seat SsangYong Turismo MPV gains a more up to date design, and is on sale now

SsangYong has updated the Turismo MPV once again, this being the second time the Korean firm’s large seven seater has been refreshed since hitting the UK market in 2013.

This time round, the design updates are intended to bring the Turismo more in line with the firm’s latest launches, such as the new Rexton and Musso pick-up truck. 

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Extreme 760bhp Lamborghini Aventador SVJ breaks Nurburgring lap record

The hardcore Lamborghini Aventador Super Veloce Jota has been officially clocked at 6:44.97m for a lap of the 'Ring

The production car lap record for the Nurburgring Nordschliefe has fallen again with the new Lamborghini Aventador SVJ clocking a 6:44.97m lap to beat the time of the Porsche 911 GT2 RS by two seconds. The Aventador SVJ or Super Veloce Jota completed the lap with its bodywork disguised but it will be revealed in full soon, ending the long series of spy shots and Continue reading “Extreme 760bhp Lamborghini Aventador SVJ breaks Nurburgring lap record”

Mercedes A-Class aero, Tesla Model 3 Performance reviews, and banning glider trucks: Today’s Car News

2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class

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The newly revealed 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class boasts a slippery shape. Early Tesla Model 3 Performance reviews are in. And states band together to ask a court to reconsider the EPA’s proposal to roll back regulations for “glider” trucks. All of this and more on Green Car Reports.

The new A-Class, according to Mercedes, features the lowest aerodynamic drag of any production car in history. The luxury sedan claims a 0.22 drag coefficient, which ties Continue reading “Mercedes A-Class aero, Tesla Model 3 Performance reviews, and banning glider trucks: Today’s Car News”

States join to halt EPA’s reversal on “glider” semi trucks

Western Star semi tractor used to promote Fitzgerald Glider Kits

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Sixteen states joined an effort this week to petition courts to review a rollback of an Obama-era regulation that capped the number of “glider” trucks, Transport Topics reported.

Glider trucks are new bodies fitted with older diesel engines that predate emissions controls. Those trucks can emit up to 43 times more carcinogenic particulate matter and 13 times more nitrogen oxides than currently allowed by law for Continue reading “States join to halt EPA’s reversal on “glider” semi trucks”

Best small cars to buy in 2018

Small cars come in all kinds of shapes, if not sizes. Here we highlight ten of the best new small cars on sale

Despite what the headlines say about SUVs selling in their millions, executive cars continuing to raise the bar for technology, and sports cars getting faster all the time, the small car market still makes up the majority of new car sales. That’s why building the best small car on sale remains the ultimate challenge for mainstream car makers.

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Tips For Getting The Perfect Lighting Set-up in Your Garage

Modern garages are no longer the place where we keep our cars or store away things we don’t want to deal with or don’t have a place in our houses. Modern garages have become additional and complementary spaces to our homes. As well as providing shelter and protection from harsh and unforgiving weather conditions, they are also highly productive and functional areas. That is, as long as you can see what you are doing and where you are in your garage.

Therefore, you are left with Continue reading “Tips For Getting The Perfect Lighting Set-up in Your Garage”