New Megane Renault Sport Gains Four-Wheel Steering

The new Renault Megane Renault Sport will be powered by a 1.8-litre engine producing 276bhp and 288lb ft – but its maker says any performance deficit to rivals is more than compensated for by the car’s four-wheel steering system. The 4Control technology is claimed to boost the agility and stability of the car, whose competitors … [Read more…]

The 1.000.000th Porsche 911 Was Produced!


It’s a one in a million drive as Porsche takes on Scotland in celebration of 911 production Edinburgh. My hometown. Growing up here as a kid I never truly appreciated how beautiful it is. And it is, sensationally so, though today I’m back home not to see friends, family or enjoy the sights, but to … [Read more…]

1967 Porsche 911R Vs 2017 Porsche 991R

1967 Porsche 911R-vs-2017-porsche911r

Fifty years separate these very special 911s, yet their origins could not have been more different. The 911R was an experimental lightweight that never advanced beyond the prototype stage, and for decades was almost forgotten. Then, as interest in Porsche history widened, the importance of the 911R was recognised to the point where it has … [Read more…]

2010 Porsche 997 GT2 RS


For seven years the 997 GT2 RS has reigned as the fastest and most powerful factory 911 of all time. In the wake of the 991’s big reveal, what does the original turbocharged Rennsport offer today? I t is precisely 34.5 degrees Celsius at the Porsche Experience Centre, Silverstone. I know this because a small … [Read more…]

2018 Porsche 991 GT2 RS

Porsche 991-GT2-RS

700hp. Usually when that sort of figure is attributed to a Porsche 911, we would presume it has been the subject of a fettle by a tuning house such as Gemballa or TechArt. Not this time, however. Say hello to the new Porsche 991 GT2 RS, a rear-drive, turbocharged Rennsport boasting a monumental 700hp, making … [Read more…]

Volkswagen Passat TSI Has Many Things To Offer

Petrol family saloons have been out of favour for more than a decade, thanks to taxation and company car rules designed to fevour diesel models. But recent events have forced a rethink and have made products such as the latest petrol-powered Volkswagen Passat more relevant again. This isn’t just a regular turbo petrol engine, either. … [Read more…]