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Bloodhound gets set for world speed record

Bloodhound

The Bloodhound Land Speed Record (LSR) team has unveiled the car aiming to claim a supersonic first next year in South Africa. Seen for the first time in ‘desert spec’, Bloodhound is taking part in a series of high-speed tests in the Hakskeenpan desert, Northern Cape, South Africa. The car …

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Star photographer celebrates legendary Jaguar

Jaguar celebrates 60th Anniversary of legendary Mk2 sports saloon with unique Rankin photograph

Jaguar has revealed a unique photograph created by the iconic British fashion and style photographer, Rankin. ‘Rooms by Rankin’, a special collaboration between Jaguar and Rankin, celebrates key models from Jaguar, and the legendary Mk 2 is the latest subject. Launched in 1959 at the Earls Court Motor Show with …

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Jaguar I-Pace is first all-electric Nürburgring RACE eTAXI

Jaguay I-Pace Nürburgring RACE eTAXI

Jaguar has become first manufacturer to offer thrill-seekers an all-electric RACE eTAXI experience around the epic Nürburgring Nordschleife. Fans can now experience the sports car performance of the I-Pace SUV at the most demanding race circuit in the world with a professional driver behind the wheel. The zero-emissions model can …

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Vauxhall helps create giant fruit and veg stall

Vauxhall helps create giant fruit and veg stall

Giant veg grower Kevin Fortey has teamed up with Vauxhall Motors to create the UK’s biggest fruit and veg stall. The gargantuan groceries on display at RHS Garden Hyde Hall in Essex were transported from around the UK using Vauxhall’s smallest van, the Combo Cargo. Proving that no job is …

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Revealed: Britain’s best used cars

SEAT Ateca

The SEAT Ateca has won the inaugural UK Best Used Car Awards staged by leading online automotive marketplace, CarGurus. Recognising the best buys in the used car market across 13 categories, including city cars, superminis, small family cars, crossovers, SUVs and performance cars, the expert judging panel of motoring journalists also looked …

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New survey exposes MOT myth

MOT testing station

Almost half of drivers believe an MOT is a guarantee their car will be safe to drive for the next 12 months. A valid MOT certificate only confirms that a car has met the minimum standard of roadworthiness at the moment the test was completed. But 47 per cent assume …

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Lexus takes to the seas with £3 million yacht

Lexus LY 650 luxury yacht

The transformation of Lexus into a luxury lifestyle brand has moved up a gear with the unveiling of the stunning LY 650 yacht. The Japanese car maker has teamed up with with Marquis Yachts and Nuvolari Lenard to create a distinctive 65ft flybridge cruiser – a boat design that locates …

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Renault helps Scottish fire service go green

All-electric Renault ZOE comes to the aid of the Scottish Fire Rescue Service

The all-electric Renault Zoe will be helping to save lives and some of the UK’s most beautiful scenery after the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service (SFRS) ordered 45 to be used throughout Scotland in the support of its frontline operations. SFRS, the world’s fourth largest fire and rescue service, will …

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Electric cars accelerating to become the norm

Kia e-Niro review

Two-thirds of people expect electric cars to be referred to simply as ‘cars’ by 2030, according to new research. The survey conducted by Go Ultra Low, the joint government and industry campaign to promote the uptake of electric vehicles (EVs), found that increasing affordability and seeing more of them on …

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Electrifying future for Ford

Teaser of Ford’s all-new Mustang-inspired fully-electric performance SUV

Ford expects the majority of its passenger vehicle sales to be electrified by the end of 2022, as the company gets set to launch a line-up of eco-friendly new cars. A Ford Mustang-inspired, all-electric SUV (teased above) is among the vehicles, along with the all-new Kuga Plug-In Hybrid, EcoBlue Hybrid …

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