Car Facts Of The Week That You Should Know

  SATURDAY: Fascinating day: on our way to the Goodwood Members’ Meeting (MM), the Steering Committee and I dropped into Gordon Murray’s HQ near Guildford to witness the first of TVR’s secret customer briefings. This 90-minute experience emphasised what good sense it makes to hold special events for the faithful.

Spyker Is Working On An Updated Hybrid SUV

Spyker Automotive is planning as many as four new cars over the next decade, including a petrol-electric super SUV and a cheaper six-cylinder sports car, as well as increasing production to 500 cars a year. The company, which recently revealed the Spyker C8 Preliator Spyder at the Geneva motor show, is now on a stable … [Read more…]

Radical RXC Turbo 500R


We’ve grown used the mind-blowing performance of Radical’s road-legal track monsters, but this new RXC Turbo 500R really is something special. Built around a simple but strong and light tubular steel spaceframe, the range-topping RXC is powered by a twin-turbo, 3.5-litre V6 Ford EcoBoost engine good fora mighty 447kW and 63ONm.

2017 Mercedes-AMG SL63


Like the 911 is to Porsche and the M3 is to BMW, the SL is a pillar of the Mercedes-Benz brand. Only recently, various members of Daimlers senior management reiterated that while ever there is Mercedes-Benz, there will be an SL.

Aero-P Atom


Few people exposed to the rampant acceleration and organ-rearranging cornering forces of an Ariel Atom would want for more, but the Somerset-based firm has taken its spaceframe sports car to a whole new level with its latest concept.

Mazda MX-5 RF

Adding a heavier, retractable metal roof to an MX-5 may strike some as counterintuitive to the whole philosophy behind Mazda’s lightweight sports car. After all, the model has always championed simplicity and purity over appealing to a mass market by dangling trinkets and tricks in a bid to win their monthly payments.