Toyota will bring together four of its works Le Mans race cars at a single event for the first time at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed in June. Charting the progress from the TS010 of early 1990s through to this season’s contender, the new TS040 Hybrid, which will be unveiled on 27 March, the gathering will provide a unique snapshot of how Toyota has consistently pushed the boundaries of race car design and technology. [Read more…]
There was a great variety of cars on show at the Cape Classic Car Show in Parow yesterday. They rangeed from as far back as 1902 automobiles, Model T Fords, Austin Sevens from the 1920s, a pristine 1934 yellow Rolls Royce right through to myriads of 1950s and 1960s cars, from Morris Minors to Mercedes Benzes of every shape, size, model and colour. [Read more…]
With seven models and up to eight engine variants, a uniquely diverse range of paint finishes, interior designs and options and a constantly growing program of accessories, the British brand MINI sets the benchmark for individualised driving pleasure more than ever before. [Read more…]
Third generation version of exceptionally successful five-door A3 debuts at French show with more style and more room thanks to longer wheelbase
• Five-door A3 is now open for ordering – £620 premium over three-door – launch model prices from £19,825 OTR
• More functional than ever with wheelbase 58mm longer than predecessor and 35mm longer than new three-door – 1,220 litres of luggage capacity
• Audi ultra lightweight construction and advanced engine technology for low CO2 emissions
• Driver assistance systems from the full-size class
The latest Audi A3 appears in a new capacity at next week’s Paris Motor Show (September 29 to October 14) as the third generation five-door Sportback version makes its world public debut. [Read more…]
The Geneva Motor Show takes place in March in the Swiss city of Geneva. Each year the show is hosted in the Geneva Palexpo. The Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d’Automobiles is responsible for putting on the show. [Read more…]
Battery electric commuter vehicle launching summer 2012 in the U.S. Honda unveiled the all-new 2013 Fit EV at the Los Angeles Auto Show and announced plans to begin leasing the 123 city-mile per charge (76 mile range combined adjusted city/highway)1 battery electric commuter vehicle in the U.S in summer 2012.
Lexus returns to SEMA, the world’s largest specialist auto show, in Las Vegas next week with another display showcasing the work of America’s top customisers, plus its own latest sports designs.
For its fifth appearance at the show, Lexus is presenting nine cars, three of them special commissions that explore the potential for more extreme styling and performance. [Read more…]
Group Lotus showcase three new cars, two new options and one special limited edition. CEO Dany Bahar was joined by F1 presenter Jake Humphrey to host the Lotus press conference at the Frankfurt Motor Show. More Lotus than ever? You decide… [Read more…]
The Cayman Islands – known for its white sand beaches, crystal clear water and rich marine live – now has on public display one of the most extraordinary and valuable collections of motor cars and bikes in the world. This fascinating exhibition of automobile memorabilia at the Cayman Motor Museum may not be what most visitors would expect from a Caribbean island but it is well worth a visit to see some of the world’s most eye-catching and interesting cars and motorbikes dating back over three centuries. The museum contains 80 vehicles and offers a historical retrospect of motoring from across the globe. [Read more…]
The Brooklands Society has announced that it will again be running its MSA Handicap Championship in 2011 – based on the year’s Vintage Sports Car Club sprint, hill climb and race meetings – for cars which also competed at Brooklands in period. [Read more…]