June 29, 2015

June 22, 2015

  • from Autocar

    Sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro will arrive in early 2016, and images of the convertible have leaked onto the internet Pictures of the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro convertible have leaked onto the internet ahead of an expected reveal later this week. The images of the soft-top Camaro were posted onto the Chevrolet website briefly before being removed, but not before they were spotted by a Chevrolet fan site Camaro6.An official Chevrolet teaser video has previously announced that the car will be...

June 17, 2015

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    Renault's upcoming Mégane hatchback will receive a 'more sporting' design in a bid to claw back sales from Ford and Volkswagen, and will go on sale early next year These are the latest pictures of the next-generation 2016 Renault Megane, which has been spotted again ahead of a planned on-sale date early next year.The new model is likely to receive its global debut at the Frankfurt motor show in September, and will become a crucial model for Renault as it fights to match the current generation...

June 16, 2015

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    This Autocar image shows how the Vauxhall Astra GSi could look
    A 247bhp GSi version of the new Vauxhall Astra is tipped to arrive next year to rival Ford’s Focus ST More powerful versions 
of the new Vauxhall 
Astra are planned and will join the ranks of Europe’s hot hatches, which are currently experiencing a sales resurgence.
Nothing is official at this stage but the boss of Vauxhall parent General Motors Europe, Karl-Thomas Neumann,...

June 15, 2015

  • from Autocar

    Group B rally cars, historic F1 cars, pre-1966 machinery and an array of supercars tackled the 1.2-mile sprint course at this weekend's Pageant of Power The 2015 Cholmondeley Pageant of Power celebrated 'power on land, air and water’.Over the three-day event, an array of historic F1, Group B rally cars and a wide variety of other machinery from different eras were on display and put through their paces on the 1.2-mile sprint course.Notable cars included the 1994 Jordan 194 F1 car, previously...

June 14, 2015

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    Hulkenburg, Bamber and Tandy take a historic win for Porsche at Le Sarthe Porsche took a stunning, historic victory in the 83rd running of the Le Mans 24 Hours as Formula 1 star and race debutant Nico Hulkenberg helped take the German manufacturer’s 17th win in the famous French race.Hulkenberg, joined by fellow rookie Earl Bamber and one of the stars of the race, Nick Tandy, produced a virtually flawless performance in the #19 Porsche 919 Hybrid to see off a determined challenge from Audi...
  • from Autocar

    Group B rally cars, historic F1 cars, pre-1966 machinery and an array of supercars tackled the 1.2-mile sprint course at this weekend's Pageant of Power The 2015 Cholmondeley Pageant of Power celebratws 'power on land, air and water’.Over the three-day event, an array of historic F1, Group B rally cars and a wide variety of other machinery from different eras were on display and put through their paces on the 1.2-mile sprint course.Notable cars included the 1994 Jordan 194 F1 car, previously...
  • from Autocar

    Hulkenburg, Bamber and Tandy take a historic win for Porsche at Le Sarthe Porsche took a stunning, historic victory in the 83rd running of the Le Mans 24 Hours as Formula 1 star and race debutant Nico Hulkenberg helped take the German manufacturer’s 17th win in the famous French race.Hulkenberg, joined by fellow rookie Earl Bamber and one of the stars of the race, Nick Tandy, produced a virtually flawless performance in the #19 Porsche 919 Hybrid to see off a determined challenge from Audi...

June 12, 2015

  • from Autocar

    This Ford GT will compete in top-line sports car racing next year
    Ford is returning to sports car racing, and BMW is toying with the idea, which leaves very few manufacturers to enter Formula 1 Today’s announcement that Ford is returning to endurance sports car racing with its GT model, allied with Wednesday’s news that BMW is considering a Le Mans assault, should cause a few furrowed brows in Formula 1 circles.Why? Simply, because there...
  • from Autocar

    Ford GT to race at Le Mans in 2016
    Ford GT will race in World Endurance Championship and United SportsCar Championship; schedule includes Le Mans 24 Hours A race-going version of the Ford GT will compete at Le Mans in 2016, 50 years after the original first won the classic endurance race.Executive chairman Bill Ford, chief executive Mark Fields and product development president Raj Nair were present at Le Mans today for the announcement....
  • from Autocar

    Group B rally cars, historic F1 cars, pre-1966 machinery and an array of supercars will be tackling the 1.2-mile sprint course at this weekend's Pageant of Power The 2015 Cholmondeley Pageant of Power is now underway, with this year’s theme celebrating 'power on land, air and water’.Over the three-day event, an array of historic F1, Group B rally cars and a wide variety of other machinery from different eras are on display and will be put through their paces on the 1.2-mile sprint course....
  • from Autocar

    Slow-selling Honda Accord is officially dropped in the UK, with no replacement expected The Honda Accord has been axed in the UK. Citing a reduced market demand for the Accord in this country, Honda says it is "focusing on what the customer wants, which is the C-segment, crossover and SUV market."The Accord faced increasing competition from more modern rivals in what has become a shrinking segment in Europe. Key rivals for the Accord include the new Ford Mondeo and Volkswagen Passat, as well as...

June 11, 2015

  • from Autocar

    This weekend’s Pageant of Power involves a tricky sprint course through the grounds of Cholmondeley Castle. Course record holder Robbie Kerr gives our man some pointers Ric Wood looks remarkably relaxed for a man who is about to hand control of a 2003 Opel Astra DTM German touring car to a man he’s never heard of, let alone met.But here he is, smiling, and here’s his car, which he bought from the works Opel touring car team and which he races mostly in Holland. He won so many races in the UK...

June 10, 2015

  • from Autocar

    The National Hot Rod Thunder 500 event takes place in Ipswich on Saturday
    Six leading British Touring Car Championship competitors are switching codes to try National Hot Rod short-oval racing this weekend As if the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship wasn’t frenetic enough, six of the series’ leading lights are going to get a new experience in Ipswich this weekend.Autocar’s sister publication Motorsport News has invited some of...
  • from Autocar

    Overhauled Toyota Avensis estate wades back into battle against all-new rivals with new diesel engines from BMW A heavily facelifted version of Toyota’s staid and eminently dependable third-generation Avensis. Much like those that preceded it, the third-gen Avensis quickly built itself a reputation for being reliable, inexpensive to run, comfortable and cosseting. It was by no means an exciting car, but that didn’t matter. Few buyers cared if it could be slung around a corner at a vast rate...
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