Cars

Aston Martin has launched a new convertible version of the Vantage

Aston Martin’s new Vantage was launched a few years ago, but has only been available in a coupé version till now. Yesterday, the new roadster version was announced and shares a lot of the comments from the coupé and Aston says, it has the same ““strong dynamic ability and sporting character with no compromise to feel or refinement” – which is hard to get right when the roof of a car […]

New 2020 Maxda MX5 has Apple CarPlay as standard

The latest version of the Mazda MX-5 for 2020 is launching soon and it now has Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integrated as standard across all the model versions. The model is fairly unchanged from the 2019 version, it now has sport-tuned suspension off the Grand Touring versions as standard, new colour options and also Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard. Inside the car is a 7-inch touchscreen, two […]

Aston Martin has reportedly canceled plans for the Rapide E

Aston Martin has been promising and promising us an all electric version of the Rapide saloon car, which was and still is the company’s only four door model. The Rapide E has been on the cards since as early as 2015, with the original plan to make 155 of them for an undisclosed price. This week, car magazine Autocar has been told from a source close to Aston Martin that the Rapide […]

New Volkswagen Up! GTI for 2020 is now available to order

Volkswagen discontinued the Up! GTI here in the UK eight months ago due to the way emissions are tested with the new WLTP testing procedure and also the allocation of cars for the UK had already been allocated. Volkswagen’s baby hot hatch received many highly praised reviews by car magazines such as Top Gear and is loved by owners all over, so as of today Volkswagen has updated the entire […]

Aston Martin and Airbus have launched a helicopter

Aston Martin and Airbus have got together to create Aston Martin’s first helicopter, which considering the car company’s past of a motorbike, speedboat and also a concorde inspired DBS – the helicopter fits in pretty well. Aston haven’t gone out and made a brand new helicopter here, the ‘ACH130 Aston Martin Edition’ is a repainted and re-trimmed Airbus ACH130 helicopter, which isn’t a bad thing. Also, the bodywork and interior […]

Ford Ranger Raptor is being trialled by UK Police forces

Back at the end of November, Ford UK announced that the new high performance version of its Ranger pickup truck – the Ranger Raptor is starting to be trailed by select police forces across the UK. Initially, South Wales Police had access to the pickup and in November, Autocar spoke to Ford who said several “covert teams” had asked about the Raptor and that they were “hopeful” more forces could start […]

Tesla is going to phase out the Model S 75 this weekend

This weekend, more specifically this Sunday – Tesla is planning to reduce the current lineup of the Model S by removing the most affordable version they sell, the S 75. This news comes courtesy of Engadget, who reached out to Tesla today to confirm the news first reported by electric car blog, Electrek. This news isn’t new, this decision to slim down the Model 3 range was decided back in July, shortly […]

Tesla still ready to start building Model 3 this July

Tesla’s latest electric car, the Model 3 is scheduled to be on sale later this year – the company says it’s on time to commence building the final versions starting in July with the capacity to assemble up to 5,000 per week this year and 10,000 a week next year. This news was announced las week in the company’s Q1 earnings report. Branding issue With the Model 3, Tesla is facing some other issues […]

Tesla’s new P100D Model S is now the world’s third fastest production car

This week Tesla has announced some new top end model additions to the Model S and Model X line ups, both adding more range and better performance. For the Model S saloon range a new P100D model has now been added and has become the third fastest accelerating production car ever, coming only behind to the Ferrari LaFerrari and Porsche 918. To achieve this Tesla have included a huge 100kWh battery which […]

Jaguar Land Rover has sold half a million cars in one year

Jaguar has come a long way in the last ten years, back when Ford owned the company in the early 90s they were churning out old and used platforms and renaming under the Jaguar brand, this didn’t really work as the quality wasn’t there enough to justify the price that Jaguars were. Then in 2008 Ford sold the whole brand to Tata, an Indian car company that has helped bring […]