Motor Shows

Can Nissan’s Juke play tough on the streets?

You either love it or hate it, but you’d be hard pressed to argue that Nissan’s niche soft-roader had much in the way of road presence. From its startled-looking front lights to its clipped rear-end, Juke is one of the least likely villains on our roads.

Kia goes baiting BMW’s M5

In response to BMW’s M5, Kia will be unveiling a new sports saloon concept at the next month’s Frankfurt motor show. “In response..?” I hear you say, “I didn’t know there was a question that the Korean manufacturer needed to respond to..”

Lexus guns for BMW’s 5-series with the new GS

Lexus unveiled the new GS at the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California this evening and in doing so introduced the new face of future Lexus models.

Inspired by the Lexus LF-Gh Concept, the new 2012 GS heralds a more engaging and dynamic driving focus for Toyota’s luxury brand.

Subaru’s all-new XV heads for Frankfurt

The first in a whole new generation of Subaru crossover vehicle will be unveiled at the 64th Frankfurt Motor Show, September 13 – 25, 2011. The production Subaru XV, which was shown in concept form at the Auto Shanghai motor show in April, is said to remain true to the Concept and Subaru is confident that it will bring something fresh to the segment.

Mazda previews its all-new CX-5 Crossover SUV

I’m sure I’m not alone in finding Mazda’s tech-speak a little challenging to decipher. We’ve become so used to such all-encompassing phrases such as Efficient Dynamics, Intelligent Performance and ECOnetic that initially Mazda’s SKYACTIV has me wondering if the Japanese car maker has invented some form of anti-gravitational device. And how does SKYACTIV fit with ZOOM-ZOOM? Or is that SO last decade?