English

Carmagazine.co.uk

Monday, Oct 15

17

Bloodhound SSC: Land-speed record project goes into administration

Carmagazine.co.uk

... ▻ 135,000bhp target ▻ First revealed in 2007 ▻ £25 million needed for 1000mph target. It looks like the Bloodhound SSC's hopes of smashing the world land speed record have come to a halt – for now at least. Today, a post on the project…

Friday, Oct 12

12

Best hybrid cars in 2018: our top plug-ins and PHEVs

www.carmagazine.co.uk

The Toyota Prius is one of the UK's most popular hybrid cars · Audi A3 E-Tron hybrid car: plug-in tech meets A3 sensibilities · Audi Q7 E-Tron plug-in hybrid · BMW 330e: the plug-in hybrid 3-series is here · BMW 530e iPerformance - a plug…

Tuesday, Oct 2

19

Next Land Rover Defender will arrive in 2020

Carmagazine.co.uk

... ▻ First shots of the 2020 Defender ▻ Off-roading icon reborn ▻ Expect whole family of Defenders. These are the first images of the new Land Rover Defender, which we're expecting to arrive in showrooms in 2020 - bringing the world…

11

Renault EZ Ultimo: a robo-taxi concept with class

Carmagazine.co.uk

... ▻ Third Renault driverless concept brings the French elegance ▻ Van den Acker goes big with marble, velvet and a near-6m length ▻ Proves there's still hope for privacy, luxury and beauty in the autonomous future. Renault's used its…

10

New BMW 3-series revealed: G20 debuts in Paris

Carmagazine.co.uk

... ▻ Lower, longer, lighter – and more efficient ▻ Enhanced voice input, more connected driver and safety tech ▻ On sale March 2019, prices starting from £33,610. Here it is – the wraps have come off the seventh-generation BMW 3-series,…

09

New Mercedes B-class: sleeker, longer, lower MPV debuts in Paris

Carmagazine.co.uk

... ▻ Third-generation Mercedes-Benz B-class ▻ Sleeker, lower design aimed at tempting buyers out of SUVs ▻ On sale December 2018, deliveries start in February 2019. The Mercedes-Benz B-class franchise, which goes by the codename W247, has…

How to turn your Hyundai i30 N up to 11

Carmagazine.co.uk

Hyundai i30 N N Option ▻ New styling pack launched ▻ How to max your i30 hot hatch. Ever worry your Hyundai i30 N hot hatchback isn't quite hot enough? Well, this new N Option styling kit unveiled at the 2018 Paris motor show could be just…

Monday, Oct 1

19

Infiniti Project Black S: hybrid super-saloon with F1 tech revealed in Paris

Carmagazine.co.uk

... ▻ A development of the car shown at Geneva ▻ Uses F1-style MGU-H and MGU-K ▻ Carbon-fibre body, production unlikely. You're looking at the Project Black S, a super-hot saloon from Infiniti that uses powertrain technology taken straight…

Friday, Sep 28

12

Audi A8 L (2018) long term test review: big car, bigger handbook

www.carmagazine.co.uk

... ▻ CAR lives with an A8 limo ▻ This thing is loaded with tech ▻ Can its price be justified? Is the Audi A8's time now? From its 1994 launch to the latest fourth generation, there are many reasons why the limo from Ingolstadt has been…

Thursday, Sep 27

00

Porsche 935: cutting-edge 'Moby Dick' homage revealed at Rennsport

Carmagazine.co.uk

... ▻ Based on the classic 'Moby Dick' 935/70 Longtail ▻ Only 77 will be made ▻ A GT2 RS in wolf's clothing. Well that was unexpected. Just days before the Paris motor show, Porsche has revealed a super-limited racing car, and it's a…

Wednesday, Sep 26

13

New i30 Fastback N revealed ahead of Paris motor show

Carmagazine.co.uk

... ▻ New i30 Fastback N ▻ Second N car ▻ Uses same engine as the i30 N. Hyundai has added another model to its hottest N line-up – not to be confused with its new lukewarm N-line. Called the i30 Fastback N, the new car is exactly what it…

01

Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S four-door (2018) review: ticking every box

www.carmagazine.co.uk

... ▻ Mercedes-AMG's 4-door driven ▻ Ignore the confusing name... ▻ ...because this ticks many boxes. I once read a book about string theory – a multi-dimensional particle physics framework I thought I understood until I got to chapter two…

Tuesday, Sep 25

Audi Q3 (2018) review: pass the ProPlus

www.carmagazine.co.uk

... ▻ New Audi Q3 SUV driven ▻ Comfy, practical and robust... ▻ ...but boy is it dull. Chances of this happening are slim, but if someone asked you to picture a premium crossover in your head, this is probably what it would look like. It's…

Thursday, Sep 20

13

Mercedes-AMG Project One prototype snapped in the UK

Carmagazine.co.uk

... ▻ AMG's hypercar snapped testing ▻ An 1086bhp F1-powered present for AMG's 50th ▻ Concept version at 2017 Frankfurt motor show. After a good few months of radio silence, Mercedes-AMG's Project One hypercar has popped-up again – and in…

Wednesday, Sep 19

12

New Mercedes-AMG A35: 2018 A-Class gets the Affalterbach makeover

Carmagazine.co.uk

... ▻ New A35 AMG: A-Class muscles up ▻ 302bhp and 295lb ft of torque ▻ Debut at 2018 Paris Motor show. Hot-hatch warfare has just got a little bit tougher. The new Mercedes A-Class was released a few months ago, and right on cue we've now…

Tuesday, Sep 18

20

Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2: Icona creations based on 812 Superfast

Carmagazine.co.uk

... ▻ Monza SP1 and SP2 concepts ▻ Revealed on Ferrari's financials day ▻ Less than 500 will be made. Ferrari chose its 2018 Capital Markets Day to unveil two limited-run Icona creations, the single-seat Monza SP1 and dual-seat Monza SP2…

Wednesday, Sep 12

10

Aston Martin Rapide E: Aston's 600bhp EV breaks cover

Carmagazine.co.uk

600bhp, sub 4.0secs 0-60mph ▻ 155 to be made, deliveries start Q4 2019 ▻ Joint project with Williams Advanced Engineering. After first being revealed as a concept in 2015, and then confirmed for production in 2017, Aston Martin's Rapide E…

Thursday, Sep 6

16

Lister LFP Jag F-Pace on steroids: world's fastest SUV?

Carmagazine.co.uk

Meet new 200mph Lister LFP ▻ Is it world's fastest SUV? ▻ A Jaguar F-Pace on steroids. You're looking at what's purportedly the world's fastest SUV - the new Lister LFP. Essentially a Jaguar F-Pace given a serious makeover by rejuvenated…

Tuesday, Sep 4

12

Lancia Delta Integrale Futurista restomod revealed at Grand Basel

Carmagazine.co.uk

Singer for Lancias ▻ Weighs 1250kg ▻ Around €300,000. 2018 is certainly the year of the restomod. After the stunning Paul Stephens 911 Clubsport, the exquisite Singer DLS study and Porsche's own Project Gold, you're now looking at the…

Thursday, Aug 30

14

Lego built a life-size Bugatti Chiron you can drive

www.carmagazine.co.uk

... ▻ 13,500 man hours ▻ 1 million pieces of Lego ▻ 5.2bhp. Earlier this year, Lego released a scale kit of a Bugatti Chiron. Measuring 14cm high by 25cm wide, it wan't exactly small, and featured over 3600 pieces and a working gearbox.…

13

Mazda MX-5 Sport Nav+ 2.0-litre convertible (2019) review

www.carmagazine.co.uk

... ▻ New 2.0-litre engine with lightweight components ▻ Power up to 181bhp, 0-62mph down to 6.5sec ▻ Reach-adjustable steering at last to seal the deal. If – as some parts of the internet have it – an MX-5 is always the answer, up until…

Monday, Aug 27

10

Our new BMW M5 long-termer: in love with an auto 4x4

www.carmagazine.co.uk

... ▻ CAR lives with an F90 M5 ▻ It's a seductive super-saloon ▻ But can we live with 13mpg? God I love this BMW M5, and it's ALL MINE FOR SIX MONTHS. I'm still in shock. I think my fellow writers at CAR are a bit stunned too – how did I…

Thursday, Aug 23

20

Everything you need to know about the 2019 BMW Z4:

Carmagazine.co.uk

The new BMW Z4 appears startlingly close to the concept. The double-stacked LED headlights and new mesh grille design remain from the concept car, and there's a radar for the rudimentary driver-assistance systems hidden behind a cowl on…

Thursday, Aug 16

01

New BMW 3-series (2019) review: G20 prototype driven at the 'Ring

www.carmagazine.co.uk

... ▻ An early first drive in the brand-new 3-series ▻ Prototype driven on the road and Nordschleife ▻ First impressions impress: this car handles. The BMW 3-series is known for being an aspirational sort of car, something a little bit…

Tuesday, Aug 7

08

Revenge for Singer? Porsche readies Project Gold restomod

Carmagazine.co.uk

Porsche Classic Project Gold ▻ 993 Turbo reborn as restomod ▻ In the gun sights: Singer. Porsche is about to give Singer a taste of its own medicine - with its own restomod 993 due to be unveiled at the Pebble Beach concours in summer 2018…

Thursday, Aug 2

13

Driving the classics: Porsche 356 (1958) review

Classic Porsche 356 A review ▻ Where the sports car story began ▻ Driving the 1958 landmark coupe. Why do people get so passionate about Porsches? Could be the seven decades of heritage, or the rock-solid engineering, the instantly…

Wednesday, Aug 1

01

The GT X Experimental is the new face of Vauxhall

Carmagazine.co.uk

New look for Vauxhall/Opel design ▻ Concept points to new Vizor grille ▻ Shows design future for mid-2020s. You're looking at the new face of Vauxhall and Opel cars in Europe: the new Vauxhall GT X Experimental is being released to mark…

Tuesday, Jul 31

13

Simple pleasures with our new Seat Arona long-termer

www.carmagazine.co.uk

... ▻ CAR lives with Seat's crossover ▻ Ours is a sporty FR TSI ▻ Check out our monthly reports. Month 1 of our Seat Arona long-term test: the introduction. Some of the most pleasing things about these early days with the Seat Arona are…

Wednesday, Jul 25

12

New 2019 Porsche Macan unveiled in Shanghai

Carmagazine.co.uk

... ▻ New 2019 Porsche Macan ▻ Huge 11-inch touchscreen ▻ More like the 911 inside and out. Porsche has unveiled an all-new version of its Macan mini-SUV in Shanghai today, and it promises a marked improvement design, comfort, connectivity…

02

Hyundai Kona Electric: the first affordable e-SUV is here

www.carmagazine.co.uk

Hyundai Kona Electric review ▻ We drive 'affordable' SUV EV ▻ Long-range 64kWh battery tested. Good things come to those who wait, so they say, but in the case of the Hyundai Kona Electric – the Korean marque's B-segment SUV with a dash of…