To demonstrate just how serious Mercedes-Benz are in selling the CLS Shooting Brake, they’ve already developed an über-AMG version complete with 549bhp V8 biturbo engine.
After well over three decades of driving I might (finally) be showing signs of growing up. Not because I’m reviewing a new Volvo, although I’ll come back to that somewhat jaded stereotype a little later. Instead I’m learning to value cars which manage to tick a multitude of boxes, treading that fine line between usability and fun.
The Renault Alpine A110-50 concept-car was supposed to be one of the highlights of Renault’s Goodwood weekend, but Renaultsport managed to surprise us with a sneak peek of the next generation Clio R.S. as it made a brief appearance on the hill.
Having looked around the new CLS Shooting Brake at this weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, I can honestly say that it’s beauty was only exceeded by Bentley’s EXP 9 F SUV.
Raise your hand if you thought Land Rover and Bowler were already inseparably hitched. Now raise your hand if you could imagine Bowler existing without Land Rover. If your hand was ‘up’ for the first question and ‘down’ for the second, then you may be puzzled to hear that it’s taken until 2012 for both brands to announce a formal partnership.
The new AC 378 GT Zagato, unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, will get its UK preview at the Goodwood Festival of Speed from 29 June-1 July.
After its appearance at last weekend’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, the AM310 concept car will be appearing at some of this year’s big summer events, including the Goodwood Festival Speed later this month.
Ford has chosen to price the new Focus ST aggressively against its nearest rivals, with an entry point of £21,995 for the base ST version with cloth seats and 18″ alloy wheels.
It was only a matter of time before Goodwood’s annual Automotive Garden Party played host to some genuine movie stunt driving, and what better film than Nick Love’s newest big-screen production, The Sweeney, based on the 1970s hit TV series.
A memorable Goodwood weekend has drawn to a close with Jaguar remaining the focus of the Festival as 50 years of the E-type were celebrated.
An estimated 180,000 people attended over the four days of the event, breaking previous records for the Festival – now in its 19th year.
If you’re heading over to the Goodwood Festival of Speed during the next 4 days then you’ll get the chance to see this remarkable new sculpture, designed to celebrate the iconic Jaguar E-type’s 50th Anniversary year.
If you’re looking for a reason to attend the Goodwood Festival of Speed next month, then look no further than the stunning cars being shown by Alfa Romeo this year.