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Hot Jeep vs aerobatic plane

Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

Watch Jeep’s high-performance Grand Cherokee SRT race an aerobatic plane around a track – and win. The high-speed chalenge took place at Blyton Park Driving Centre, Lincolnshire and featured a 6.4-litre V8 HEMI-engined Grand Cherokee SRT and a Silence SA1100 Twister plane. During the head-to-head around the 1.8 mile circuit, …

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Goodwood Revival 2016 – in 20 pictures

Goodwood Revival

Anything goes at the Goodwood Revival!   Sir Stirling Moss at the whees of his race-winning Aston Martin DB3S from 1954 This mint 1942 Douglas C53 Dakota from Norway was a Goodwood Revival aviation highlight These fab Jaguar E-types were on sale in the Goodwood Revival car park – (l …

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Jaguar goes E-racing

jaguar-i-type

Jaguar has announced its first all-electric racing car – the I-Type 1. Watch it in action… The legendary British marque took the wraps off its new electric motorsport future, revealing its Formula E team’s official name, vision, title sponsor, driver line-up and electric racing livery. From this October, Panasonic Jaguar …

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McQueen’s Mustang tops Ford film poll

McQueen's Mustang

Iconic Mustang GT 390 from Steve McQueen’s ‘Bullitt’ heads Top 10 of favourite Ford cars of the silver screen. The Highland Green ‘Stang topped the poll staged by FordFest, one of the UK’s leading events for the Blue Oval. There’s an opportunity to see a replica of the famous car …

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Revealed: bad ‘carma’ victims

car problems

Used blue cars bought seven-and-a-half months ago are the unluckiest cars, according to new research. Bad ‘carma’ is an all-too-common curse among Britain’s 30m car owners with more than two-thirds (68%) of motorists claiming to have had at least one vehicle which has been dogged with bad luck. While one …

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Happy birthday Volvo Amazon

Volvo Amazon

Volvo is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the classic Amazon. Named after the female warriors in Greek mythology, it is still one of the most iconic models in the Swedish car giant’s history. The new four-door model was revealed during the first weekend of September in 1956. Its bold design …

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Your chance to own a genuine Batpod

Batman's Batpod for sale

A Batpod from The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises movies is to be auctioned for the first time. Batman’s hi-tech motorbike was custom designed for the blockbusters and is expected to be one of the highest selling lots in Prop Store’s September 27 auction in London with an estimated sale …

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Ford Mustang is top of the pops

Ford Mustang

The new Ford Mustang is the UK’s most popular high-performance sports coupe. Ford has done some number-crunching and based on the sales of rivals with 250PS (247bhp) or more for the first half of 2016, it’s comfortably ahead of competitors from Porsche, BMW, Jaguar and Mercedes. More than 4,000 right-hand …

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Renault record-breaker back at Bonneville

Renault ETOILE FILANTE AND RENAULT DAUPHINE at Bonneville

Renault’s famous ‘shooting star’ gas turbine-powered car has returned to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah – 60 years on. The Renault Etoile Filante (“shooting star” in French) established four new world land speed records – two of which still stand to this day. On September 5, 1956, the whistle …

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Self-driving Ford ‘coming in 2021’

Ford Fusion driverless testing

Ford plans to mass-produce a fully autonomous self-driving car without a steering wheel by 2021. Company president Mark Fields outlined the bold plan at an event in Palo Alto, California. Ford said it would double its investment in its research centre in the city, as well as collaborating with four …

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