Top Gear Season 14 Episode 3 review

Once again the boys were back yesterday evening on BBC and the show was host to some very heated debates from caravaning to what brand made the best cars and what model can make the Stig spin out twice on the test track. For the play by play review of the Top Gear’s Season 14 Episode 3 review, including the insignificant feat of Jesus’... the full post

Volkswagen Polo is the 2010 European Car of the Year

Champagne and cookies for everyone at Volkswagen as the company has just receive the 2010 European Car of the Year award for its Polo compact hatchback. The small German model has inched away from the Toyota iQ and won the prestigious award. The competition was tough to say the least, and although we had our money on the new Opel/Vauxhall Astra to... the full post

Brabus reveals B63 S model based on Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG

When you think about Mercedes-Benz and performance, the first thing that comes to mind is the company’s special AMG division. But when you want your special MB model taken one step further, then tuning company Brabus is a normal choice. The company, as part of its Essen Motor Show lineup, has revealed the B63 S model, based on the E63 AMG model... the full post

Ferrari preparing lightweight Enzo replacement for 2012

Ferrari has plenty of models currently available, from the new 458 Italia and California, to the older but still popular 599 GTB Fiorano or 612 Scaglietti. But much to the disappointment of the very wealthy, Ferrari hasn’t really released a truly exclusive since the Enzo. Good news though, as all of you very rich people should get your wallets... the full post

Video: Dacia Duster rally car driven by Alain Prost during the Trophee Andros

Seeing as how the Dacia Duster rally car is a prime example of a Romanian car going where no others have gone before, running stories like this one fills out heart with national pride. But don’t go thinking this is just gloating, as this new video of the Dacia Duster V6 rally car being driven around by famed pilot Alain Prost during the Trophee... the full post

AC Schnitzer reveals Police-edition ACS1 2.3d, based on BMW 123d, photo gallery included

For all of our readers now connected to the German car tuning scene, it seems that the government is hosting a new initiative entitled: “Tune it! Safe!“, which promotes the use of aftermarket parts which are regulated and deemed safe by certification entities like TUV, thus making the tuned car safe. Part of this initiative is this baby... the full post

Opel planning Ampera-based SUV already?

It was only a matter of time before such a rumor would appear, and frankly I’m surprised it didn’t arrive from the owner of Opel, GM, in regards to its Chevrolet Volt model. Either way, it seems that Opel, which will remain under GM after all, is now pondering the possibility of an SUV based on the upcoming Ampera model, which is basically... the full post

Porsche also bails on Magna over Boxster and Cayman production, company seeks damages of $600 million

Damn, Magna can’t catch a break these days. After being stood up, in lack of better words, by GM, which decided to keep Opel after heavy negotiations and almost signing a contract with the Canadian partsmaker and its partner, Sberbank, it seems that Porsche is bailing out of a deal it had with the company to produce, starting from 2012, the Boxster... the full post

Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are still too expensive for the average consumer, will stay the same after 2015

While vehicles running on hydrogen fuel cells are still a long way from becoming a mainstream product, many companies are hoping that 2015 will be the turning point, as large manufacturers will be launching models of their current and upcoming models which will use the fuel cell. The technology is already proven for some companies, like Honda with... the full post

Kicherer reveals first SLS 63 CP render of Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG supercar

It seems that the new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG supercar leaves plenty of room for improvement, especially in terms of offering tribute to its retro origin, as the second Panamericana tuning package has appeared from Kicherer, after the first one from Gullwing America. But while the first one was quite tastefully done, this new one might not be every Merc... the full post

Volvo getting closer to Geely after Chinese company secures intellectual rights from Ford

While last week was almost all about Saab and the failed Koenigsegg – GM deal which left the Swedish brand once again without no future owner, things weren’t standing still for fellow carmaker Volvo. A new report indicates that the Chinese officials from Geely, the preferred bidder for the Scandinavian brand, are getting closer to buying... the full post

No, you won’t be seing a Ferrari Dodge Viper in the future, brand chief says

Dodge Viper fans are quite happy these days as the upcoming 2010 Viper ACR set a new lap record on the famous Laguna Seca racing circuit and it seems that the iconic model will go out with a bang next year, when production is planned to reach an end. As for the future performance Dodge model, things were quite silent, but the more optimistic fans were... the full post

Toyota not happy with EuroNCAP giving its Urban Cruiser a three-star safety rating

I’m sure most of you had the time to digest the newest results from the EuroNCAP crash tests, and see which new cars are the safest to be in in the unfortunate case of an accident. But one of the biggest surprises was the Toyota’s Urban Cruiser, which achieved just a three-star safety rating, out of the five maximum. The area in which the... the full post

Renault reveals the Twingo Gordinin R.S., performance and heritage in one hot hatch

As we revealed a few weeks ago, Renault will revive the iconic Gordini performance brand for its sport models, including cars like the Twingo, Clio or Megane. The first car to bear the iconic name, after the famous performance engineer, is the Twingo Gordini R.S. Decked out in the famous Renault racing blue paint scheme, it is also decorated with two... the full post

Video: Chevrolet Volt tests out its “chirping” pedestrian friendly alert with blind people

With hybrid and electric cars becoming more and more popular, things are going to become a bit more dangerous for pedestrians and bicycle riders, at least according to some studies, as they won’t be able to notice these very silent vehicles until it is too late. But that’s in terms of normal pedestrians, what about the visually-impaired... the full post