fiat 500

ROAD 24: Electric Boogaloo

We love dirty V8 NASCARs, anti-lag Group B monsters, flame-spitting 24Hr race cars, killer coupes and anything fast, ferocious and frivolous here at ROAD. But we’ve also got one eye on the future.. quite possibly free of Super and 110RON race fuel.

FIAT’s 500 Abarth – now with Tiger Blood..

Fiat’s advertising campaign for the US market has been such a refreshing change from the way the Fiat brand is marketed in Europe. Over here we are conditioned to think of Fiat as a middle-tier car maker; cheap, characterful, but not necessarily something to shout about.

ROAD 21: Dancing on Ice

This month, ROAD magazine stretches from the icy tundra of Lapland – ice driving with four-times WRC Champion, Juha Kankkunen in supercars – to the humid Far East – VW Scirocco R-Cup racing in Shanghai – and then on to the dry deserts of Las Vegas – for the 2011 SEMA show.

What do women look for in a car?

What do women look for in a car? Are automotive desires really gender specific? And can a male-dominated motor industry satisfy them? Angie Voluti examines car culture from a feminine perspective.

Road Magazine – Issue 8

In this issue: Lotus Elise SC and Exige 260 track and road test, Porsche’c Cayenne Diesel gets tested on and off-road, Gen2 Porsche Cayman S on track, Vauxhall’s V8 beast the VXR8, Nissan 370Z launch report, Caterham R400 vs Bike, Fiat’s cheeky 500 plus our preview of the Nurburgring 24hrs.