motor show

Audi RS Q3 Concept plays a starring role in Beijing

One of the stars of this month’s Auto China show in Beijing, is bound to be Audi’s crowd-pleasing RS Q3 Concept, a purely one-off show car (for now) which combines the Q3’s SUV body with the turbocharged five-cylinder TFSI engine from the TT RS.

With 355bhp the RS Q3 will sprint from zero to 62mph in 5.2 seconds, on its way to a top speed of 165mph.

Citroen’s DS9 concept gets ready to seduce Beijing (w/VIDEO)

We were really captivated by the stunning looks of Citroen’s DS9 concept, in fact so much so that I had to tweet a few pictures of it late last night. Due to be unveiled at the Beijing Motor Show later in the month, the DS9 is Citroen’s fourth ‘Déesse’ (goddess) model and the first that really lives up to its name.

GTA Spano reaches production

We’ve been in touch with Victor Fuster, Comms and Marketing Manager for GTA Spano, since early 2009, and despite dozens of email exchanges there’s not been much in the way of *new* News coming out of the Spanish supercar maker.

New A-Class ends Mercedes’ fear of the Elk Test

It has taken 15 years and two generations, but finally Mercedes has built an entry-level model in its range that reflects the same values as its most high-end executive cars. This, ladies and gentlemen, is an A-Class that you might genuinely ‘desire’.

Bentley reveals the EXP 9 F Performance SUV

I really hope Bentley’s SUV concept looks better in the metal than it does in these awkward renderings. Inside, of course, it looks sublime – unmistakably a Bentley – but was this really penned by the same designers who brought us the elegant Continental GT?