Land Rover has revealed the pricing of its new Range Rover Sport, starting at £51,550 for SE models (up from £50,220) rising up to…
This month’s issue is dedicated to the Japanese ‘Zoom Zoom’ brand that is Mazda, a manufacturer who aim to make cars that are fun, different and exciting to drive, as well as catering for the family car sector brilliantly.
I always find it annoying when buying a RS, M or AMG version from my favourite marque, only to find a few years later that its unique styling details filter down into regular models in the range.
Mercedes has chosen to price its entry-level A-Class at £18,945, almost £1,000 lower than Volvo’s impressive new V40 which joins the premium small hatch segment dominated by BMW’s 1 Series, Audi’s A3 and the class-defining VW Golf GTI.
You may have spotted Lexus’ LF-LC in the photo gallery we published from The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este at the weekend. Lexus went one step further than its static Concorso display, by actually driving the LF-LC on the roads around Lake Como in Italy.
If you’re in the market for a large sports saloon, then it might be worth giving the New Lexus GS F Sport a second look. Perhaps you remember the LF-Gh Concept, which looked like it could eat small animals whilst sitting stationary. The new GS F Sport manages to convey some of the concept’s intimidating presence, but with a distinctly more kid (and pet) friendly interior.
I am a big fan of vehicles which succeed in contradicting first impressions – Jaguar’s C-X75 which looks like it’s powered by a gas-guzzling 6-litre V12, but instead is propelled by a novel turbine-based hybrid powertrain, Volkswagen’s 172 bhp Transport Sportline which could give a sporty hatchback a run for its money and Porsche’s new 911 which offers 170 mph performance combined with near 40 mpg economy.
And now there’s the Lexus CT 200h F-Sport. Kind of.
Today’s Image Of The Day is a personal one for me – I’m well aware that for many Land Rover enthusiasts, September 2011 represents the month when the spirit of their beloved Defender was put to the sword – the DC100 Concept was unveiled with the promise that by 2015 something very close to it would become the new Land Rover Defender.
Mercedes are offering some key additions to the SLS AMG’s suspension, to coincide with the introduction of the new Roadster at the Frankfurt Motor Show next week. The new optional ‘AMG RIDE CONTROL sport suspension with adaptive damping’ will be available as a 2320.50 Euro option (approx £2,000) on both Roadster and gull-wing Coupé.
Maserati’s GranCabrio is the latest recipient of the company’s all-alloy 444 bhp 4.7-litre V8 engine, which is already used to power the GranTurismo S and Quattroporte Sport GT S saloon.
Have Mercedes-AMG transformed their E 63 AMG into another eco-success story? In your dreams!
How does £84k sound for an RS6? Audi reveals its RS 6 plus Sport and RS 6 plus Audi exclusive.