Subaru teases a BRZ STi

Good news for fans of the BRZ and GT 86 – Subaru has been cooking up something special in its Subaru Tecnica Interntational (STi)…

Hyundai Veloster Turbo SE goes on sale in the UK

The new Veloster Turbo SE will be available in UK showrooms from September 24 priced at £21,995. It’s the first model to feature Hyundai’s 1.6-litre T-GDI engine with its high-compression, twin-scroll turbocharger and driving characteristics optimised to European tastes.

Subaru confirms more BRZ awesomeness on its way

If you’re one of those people who believes Subaru’s BRZ (nee Toyota GT 86) needs more power, then fear not, it’s already in the pipeline – turbocharging, all-wheel drive and even bigger capacity engines are all on the product team’s to-do list.

Volkswagen Beetle R Concept makes its North American debut in LA

The Beetle R Concept has made its American debut today at the Los Angeles Auto Show, following its unveiling in Frankfurt earlier this year.

While the familiar outline of the latest Beetle is still clear, the R Concept adds the kind of muscled enhancements that seem entirely appropriate in image-conscious California.

Honda Racing produces 4-part BTCC documentary (w/VIDEOS)

Honda Racing Team has produced four short documentary films on its participation in the 2011 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. Each film will focus on what drives the Honda Racing Team to achieve success in one of Britain’s biggest and most exciting race series. The first documentary, produced by leading short film label, Future Shorts, will be released in late August, ahead of Rounds 19-21 of the BTCC at Knockhill.

Porsche Cayenne: greater efficiency brings more power

From June 2011 the Porsche Cayenne and Panamera will receive detailed improvements, additions and new options together with more efficient engines that produce lower CO2 emissions. So to celebrate these gains in frugality, they’ve added more power – well this is Porsche after all.

Subaru upgrades the WRX STi with more power

Subaru are now offering the characterful STI with an upgraded engine and a satellite navigation system as standard, with no increase in its on-the-road price of £32,995. So what’s the catch? Well, as with all good offers this one’s only available until June 31 2011.

Panamera Turbo S raises questions over Porsche’s mojo..

As sure as night follows day, Porsche has produced an even more powerful Panamera Turbo, called rather predictably… the Panamera Turbo S. Don’t get me wrong, predictable is not the same as boring – how could 0 – 62 mph in 3.8 seconds plus a top speed of 191 mph ever lose its appeal? – But we saw this new model coming from a mile away and that unfortunately is part of the problem.