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McLaren Elva revealed: extreme new roadster designed for Ultimate driving enjoyment celebrates McLaren’s relentless pioneering spirit

McLaren Automotive acquires rights to the Elva name for new Ultimate Series roadster Open-cockpit two-seater celebrates Bruce McLaren-designed 19605 McLaren-Elva sports cars that embody McLaren's pioneering design and engineering principles The lightest1 road car ever from McLaren Automotive, with bespoke carbon fibre chassis and body, unique carbon fibre seats and sintered carbon ceramic brakes Unparalleled driver engagement and Ultimate driving enjoyment, with absence of roof, windscreen and windows ensuring incredibly immersive and enthralling experience McLaren Active Air Management System (AAMS) is world-first; shelters occupants by manipulating air flow while retaining their connection to the elements Homologated for all major markets; fixed windscreen derivative [...]

Lotus Driving Academy adds Exige Sport 410 and announces new dates for 2020

Lotus Exige Sport 410 now available for Gold, Platinum and Exige Experience days  2020 dates to include three Carbon Edition courses and extra Lotus Licence days to meet higher demand from more experienced track drivers  The Lotus Driving Academy has revealed an expanded driver experience programme and new additions to the fleet for 2020. Enthusiasts can now take the wheel of the latest Lotus Exige Sport 410 at the iconic Hethel track, the historic home of the Lotus marque.  The new Exige Sport 410 will be used on Exige Experience Days, Gold and Platinum events, the latter where drivers [...]

New 2020 Jeep® Wrangler EcoDiesel: Ultimate Fuel Efficiency and Driving Range, With 442 lb.-ft. of Torque for Improved Performance

New EcoDiesel delivers best fuel efficiency and driving range ever in a Jeep® Wrangler 442 lb.-ft. of torque improves driving performance on- and off-road 3.0-liter EcoDiesel engine available across Jeep Wrangler four-door lineup Diesel-powered Wrangler offered for the first time in North America in response to overwhelming consumer demand November 12, 2019, Auburn Hills, Mich. - The most capable SUV ever will soon be available with the most fuel-efficient and highest torque-rated Wrangler engine ever with the introduction of the new 2020 Jeep® Wrangler EcoDiesel. The expected fuel economy ratings will deliver the highest driving range on one tank of fuel [...]


New Land Rover Defender 110 to make its motion picture debut in the 25th official James Bond film, No Time To Die Land Rover takes fans behind the scenes with the No Time To Die stunt team as New Defender 110 performs in extreme off-road conditions. Watch here: Stunt Coordinator Lee Morrison and stunt driver Jessica Hawkins give insight into creating No Time To Die’s spectacular car chase sequences Special Effects and Action Vehicles Supervisor Chris Corbould worked with Land Rover on the specification of the Santorini Black Defender 110 for the movie Range Rover Sport SVR, Land [...]

KIMI by West Coast Choppers Breaks Cover in Texas

(30 October 2019. Austin, Texas) Those who follow Formula 1 will know that Kimi Raikkonen is The Man of Few Words so when he speaks we tend to listen, thus when he offers his good name to a new fashion brand from the house of an iconic one, that's a huge talking point because this is a rare occasion! Kimi, a 2007 F1 World Champion, a veteran of over 300 grand prix starts, a 21-time winner of those, with 103 podiums to his name, has partnered with Jesse James of West Coast Choppers to launch the KIMI by West [...]


To celebrate the return of a Brabham works car to the racing track on 9-10 November 2019, Brabham Automotive is pleased to announce the inclusion of a Competition specification within the Brabham BT62 range. Brabham Automotive customers now have three variants of BT62 to Choose from: Ultimate Track Car Competition spec, and Road Compliant Conversion Production remains limited to just 70 vehicles — irrespective of variant - with all cars available in either ‘Celebration’ or ‘Signature’ liveries. All variants including the Competition specification vehicles are available in either left or right—hand drive. Competition specification vehicles are fully upgradeable to either Ultimate Track Car or Road [...]

Audi electrifies Munich: new, free charging, parking and shuttle service at airport

Recharge and park for free at Munich Airport until end of 2019 Also option of test-driving the Audi e-tron* Green power from Audi’s own photovoltaic system Munich, October 28, 2019 – Audi is launching a free initiative for all electric and plug-in hybrid car owners at Munich Airport, under the name of “Charge & Fly”: Until the end of the year, interested drivers can recharge their electric car or plug-in hybrid vehicle with green power while they are away, and park for free. Trouble-free parking, free charging and off to your plane – precisely that is the concept behind [...]

The Ferrari 488 GT3 Evo 2020: the continuing evolution of a legend

Scarperia, 26 October 2019 - The new version of the 488 GT3, which will compete in the main international GT championships in 2020, has just been unveiled at the Ferrari Finali Mondiali at Mugello. The new Evo package is the result of Ferrari’s desire to further refine certain aspects of one of the most successful cars in the marque’s history. This has been achieved using innovative concepts derived from its track experience and feedback from the teams competing with the 488 GT3. Aerodynamics, vehicle dynamics, ergonomics, safety and reliability were the main focuses of development, all, of course, in [...]

Ferrari 488 Challenge Evo

Scarperia, 26 October. 2019 - The new 488 Challenge Evo has made its debut during the Ferrari Finali Mondiali underway at the Mugello Circuit. Three years after the presentation of the 488 Challenge during the Finali at Daytona, the Prancing Horse has developed a kit that increases the car’s overall performance and its consistency in race conditions, and also improves the handling for even better feedback and driving pleasure. The aim of the Evo package is to maximise the synergy between aerodynamics and vehicle dynamics - that is, the interaction between tyres, balance of downforce and electronic controls. Better [...]

Lamborghini presents two world previews during the 2019 World Finals in Jerez

Teaser of the first hypercar developed by Lamborghini Squadra Corse Debut of the Super SUV for racing, Urus ST-X: the first race in Misano in 2020 Sant’Agata Bolognese/Jerez de la Frontera, 26 October 2019 – Lamborghini Squadra Corse looks ahead to the future with two world previews presented during the World Finals in Jerez de la Frontera. A teaser foreshadows the new 12-cylinder hypercar that will debut in 2020, while the Urus ST-X will take to a circuit for the first time, driven by nine-time Motocross Champion Tony Cairoli. Track only but no races for the super sports car [...]