John Barrowman and Fifth Gear’s Tiff Needell involved in high-speed crash

Fifth Gear presenter Tiff Needell and actor John Barrowman who was a guest on the show walked away after an 80 mph crash during a race in Powys, Wales. The two were filming for an episode of Fifth Gear and Barrowman was driving a rally-prepped £120,000 Subaru (with Needell as co-pilot) when he lost control of his car, “slid down a verge, flipped... the full post

Bugatti EB110 wrecked at Moscow racing event

During the 2009 Bavaria Moscow City Racing event which took place these days in the Russian capital, an unlucky Bugatti EB1100 was wrecked when its driver lost control of the car. Everything was going according to scheduled when, during the second supercar parade, the Russian driver of this rare EB110 smashed it into a cement gutter and emankment,... the full post

First details on the 2010 Acura ZDX released

Acura has just released the first details on the new 2010 Acura ZDX four-door sports coupe, the car which everyone thought of as the first real competitor for the BMW X6, before its debut at this year’s New York Auto Show in April. However, after we saw the car, we really had doubts that the ZDX will ever be able to compete the incredible car... the full post

More clear Bugatti four-door teaser image shows up

Last week we showed you a teaser image of the new Bugatti car which will be launched this September at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The image was a scanned invitation to the exclusive launch party but it wasn’t clear. However, now we’ve got a more revealing scan of the same invitation, published by the folks from PistonHeads. Still no official... the full post

Great weekend at the Sibiu Rally

I haven’t really been one of the biggest fans of rally racing, but I’ve always considered it to be one of the most fascinating motorsports and I’ve also played a lot of Colin McRae 2 on my PC when I was in college. The way these pilots are able to drive that car is simply amazing and I was able to see that this weekend, when we were... the full post

Audi A5 Sportback officially unveiled

After about a month ago Audi has released teaser photos and a few details on the Audi A5 Sportback and after the car was scooped in the University of California campus, today the car was officially unveiled by the German car maker. According to Audi, the third member of the A5 family (after the Coupe and the Cabrio), the A5 Sportback combines the sporty... the full post

12V portable pizza oven: stupidest gadget ever created?

I’ve been looking at this “product” for about 5 minutes and I still can’t think of a way this 12V portable oven could be useful in any way, except for setting your car on fire or getting yourself involved in a crash. So, who the hell cooks while driving? I assume no one. Then it must the passenger who does the cooking, right?... the full post

Chrysler to keep the Viper brand and vehicles

As we’ve reported several times in the past, Chrysler has been trying to find a buyer for the Viper brand, but the best offer they received was a $5.5 million bid from Devon MotorWorks. Since the Detroit car maker was not pleased with the offers, they’ve decided to keep the brand, which was transferred to Fiat after Chrysler emerged from... the full post

Party invitation teases new Bugatti model

One of the highlights of this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show will defintely be the new Bugatti, a car the whole world has been waiting for a while now. The German show will be around the same time the French car maker will celebrate its 100th anniversary, so the new car launch couldn’t have happened at a better time. And here’s a scanned... the full post

Top Gear Season 13 Episode 4

Last night I finally had time to watch the latest Top Gear episode which was really entertaining, as usual. The episode debuted with Jeremy presenting the new Ford Focus RS, which seems to be an incredible car. I remember reading about it in the Top Gear magazine and Jeremy was very impressed with it. But of course, Richard must mess with Jeremy’s... the full post

Convertible Mercedes Benz E Class spotted at Nurburgring

Some time ago we were invited to a Mercedes Benz event were, among others, we had the chance to see and drive the new E Class Coupe. We didn’t get the chance to completely see what this car can do, but we were really impressed with its look. It’s an almost perfect mix between sporty and elegant and for the first time since the A5 was born... the full post

74 yo Chinese man fights unsafe drivers with brick

Yan Zheng-Ping is a 74 year old retired literature teacher from the Qilihe district in Lanzhou, China who has decided to take a new approach in protesting against drivers who drive through red lights…he used a brick to vandalize 30 vehicles that broke the law and passed through the red lights. That’s a little odd, but I guess the situation... the full post

Peugeot RCZ teaser photos released

There are still two whole months until the Frankfurt Motor Show will debut, in September, and we’ve already got a few great cars whose debut is scheduled for the German show. After yesterday we wrote about the Mercedes Benz SLS AMG Gullwing and the Kia Cee’d facelift, today we’ve got another one, the Peugeot RCZ. Exactly two years... the full post

New leaked images of the upcoming Mercedes SLS AMG Gullwing

German magazine Autobild has unveiled a new set of official images leaked on the web of the new Mercedes supercar, the SLS AMG Gullwing. These photos show the new uber-Merc undisguised from almost every angle, including a small glimpse of the car’s interior. However, Mercedes has already showed official images with the interior, so we can say... the full post

First images of the 2010 Kia Cee’d facelift show up

One of the best selling cars in Europe, the Kia Cee’d has been around for some time now, so the Korean car maker decided to give the Cee’d range a fresh look, which will be first seen at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. From what we can see in this first official photo, the car’s front part has been almost completely redesigned,... the full post