Volkswagen is celebrating 15 years of the dual clutch gearbox, or many of you may know it as....the DSG gearbox. It was first introduced with the Golf R32 in 2003. Since then more than 26 million VAG cars have been produced worldwide with either a 6-speed or 7-speed DSG gearbox.
The U.K. new car market for November was down by -3% according to the figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). 158,639 new cars were registered last month. Demand for petrol vehicles grew 3.5% and alternatively fuelled vehicles rose 24.6%. Year-to-date more than 2.2 million new cars have been registered. Mike [...]
So, with the launch of the all new Porsche 911 (model code 992) last week.... I thought I would briefly run through the highlights on this new car. The range now starts with the Carrera S. The Carrera S is powered by the next generation 3.0 litre flat 6 turbocharged engine. This engine now [...]
With the launch of the latest Porsche 911....the 992, I thought I would share with you below a infographic detailing the last 7 generations of the Porsche 911.
Nissan has unveiled this.... the all-new LEAF NISMO RC electric race car. The racing LEAF was developed by Nissan's racing arm NISMO and will make its official debut at the annual NISMO Festival at the Fuji International Speedway tomorrow. The LEAF NISMO RC is powered by 2 electric motors which produce 240 kilowatts of [...]
Check out this, the latest one-off project by Ferrari.... the SP3JC. The SP3JC was designed by the Ferrari Styling Centre and was commissioned by a Ferrari collector who wanted a one-off convertible car using the chassis and running gear of the F12TDF. The owner of the SP3JC has a strong passion for “Pop Art” [...]
During Drone Week in Amsterdam Audi, Airbus and Italdesign have presented their flying and driving prototype taxi. At present it is still a 1:4 scale model.... but it could be a glimpse into the next decade?! The flying taxi concept combines a self-driving electric car with a passenger drone. In its first public test [...]
Last week Lamborghini Squadra Corse unveiled this.... the SC18. The SC18 is a one-off road legal car that is really designed for the race track. The SC18 was design by Centro Stile Lamborghini with input from its owner. Squadra Corse used their racing experiences with the Huracán GT3 EVO and the Huracán Super Trofeo [...]
This is something I thought is an interesting read. The guys at DrivingElectric.com have revealed the 10 most common questions motorists ask about electric cars. They are: 1. What happens if my electric car is struck by lightning? Vicky Parrott says: “There are protective fuses which will prevent damage to the car or its [...]
The german car maker Borgward will start selling its new vehicles in the U.K and Ireland in 2019. For you car fans who don't know who they are (and that included me until I stumbled across them at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2017) they were around in the U.K in the 1950s and [...]