New Merc X7 Offers You Luxury & Comfort

BMW has unveiled the Concept X7 iPerformance, which previews plans for a luxurious SUV to sit above the X5. The new six-seat SUV presages a planned production version of theX7 that is due to reach showrooms late next year, offering conventional petrol and diesel models and, as showcased by the concept, a plug-in petrol-electric hybrid … [Read more…]

Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid

The lower end of the Porsche Panamera range is already a confusing place. There’s the entry-level Panamera, the Panamera 4, the 4S and the 4S Diesel down here, sub-£100k options all, powered by no fewer than three different engines between them. Into that mix enters the four-wheel-drive 4 E-Hybrid, adding V6 petrol-electric power to the … [Read more…]

Jaguar Turned Into EV And That’s Amazing

An electric Jaguar E-Type called Concept Zero has been unveiled by Jaguar Land Rover Classic, the company’s fast-growing heritage division. The Concept Zero is identical to the classic original except that its conventional XK engine has been replaced by a 295bhp electric motor and a battery big enough to give a 170-mile “real-world” range. The … [Read more…]

Range Rover Velar Proves Resolute & Luxury

We’ve just finished lunching on locally caught fried whitefish, reindeer stew with mashed potatoes, and freshly picked strawberries with cream at a little cafe with a stunning 270-degree view of the fjords below. The whole setup is, as the kids say these days, “Norwegian AF.” In the winter, this joint serves as a warming hut … [Read more…]

Honda’s First EV Here In 2019

HONDA HAS CONFIRMED that a production version of the Urban EV Concept will be produced in 2019. The electric car, the Japanese manufacturer’s first for Europe, is built on a new, dedicated electric platform and “sets the direction for the technology and design” of its future EVs.

Land Rover Discovery Is Now More Powerful

An extreme off-road version of the Land Rover Discovery is the latest project from Jaguar Land Rover’s fast expanding Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) division. The new Discovery variant is the first in a series of models that will carry the SVX badge. So far, SVO’s work has focused on making high-performance and more luxurious versions … [Read more…]

Rear-Drive R8 Targets Purists

AUDI SPORT TOOK the wraps off a second car at Frankfurt: a new lightweight version of the R8 V10 that, instead of the quattro four-wheel drive system of the standard model, has a new rear-wheel drive set-up mirroring that of the company’s R8 LMS race car. The R8 V10 RWS (denoting rear-wheel standard drive) will … [Read more…]

New Audi RS4 Avant Has Many Things To Offer

The Audi RS4 Avant is back after the fourth-generation model was unveiled by Audi Sport boss Stephan Winkelmann at the Frankfurt motor show. Set for UK delivery during the second quarter of 2018, the hot new estate builds on the developments brought to the RS5 Coupe earlier this year. That means it adopts a turbocharged … [Read more…]