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    Dozens of drivers clocked speeding at least 10 times in four years

    Thirty-eight British drivers have been caught speeding at least 10 times in the past four years, an investigation has found. One driver has even been clocked driving too fast on 25 occasions at an average of once every eight weeks, according to figures obtained by the Press Association. Motorists are usually given a driving ban […] More

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    Alpine gives A110 sports car more power and better handling

    Alpine has revealed the A110S – a more powerful and better-handling version of its lightweight sports car. The 1.8-litre turbocharged engine has been reworked to provide 288bhp, which is 49bhp more than before. Torque is the same at 320Nm but available between 2,000 and 6,400rpm – 1,400rpm higher than the standard. Those figures mean the […] More

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    Oh-Oh-Heaven! Aston Martin DB5 is heading to auction

    A rare Aston Martin DB5 could see a James Bond fan fork out nearly £5m when it goes to auction. One of just three surviving examples of the iconic car commissioned by Eon Productions, it will be sold by RM Sotheby’s at its 2019 Monterey auction on August 15. Two were created for 1964’s Goldfinger […] More

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    The first Aston Martin DB4 Zagato continuation model has been unveiled

    Aston Martin has just revealed the first example of its reborn DB4 Zagato model, which will make its public debut at the Le Mans endurance race this weekend. Earlier this year, the luxury car maker announced that its heritage division would be building 19 examples of the classic racer using a combination of period-correct and […] More

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    Ultima reveals range-topping RS model with 800bhp and motorsport-inspired aerodynamics

    British supercar manufacturer Ultima has revealed its latest high-performance model, which is available with the latest Chevrolet V8 engine. Dubbed RS, it’s the “most thorough and comprehensive revision of the road-legal Ultima supercar” in its 35-year history, according to the firm. Ultima says it is the first volume car manufacturer in the world to have […] More

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    Michelin developing airless tyre with General Motors

    Punctures and dangerous high-speed tyre blowouts could become a thing of the past, if a new prototype tyre Michelin is trialling comes to fruition. Set to be developed in conjunction with American giant General Motors, the Uptis Prototype is an airless tyre — instead using a rigid rubber structure. Michelin says that along with the […] More

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    Edinburgh named as worst UK city for traffic jams

    Drivers in Edinburgh face the worst traffic congestion in the UK, according to new figures. Analysis by sat-nav manufacturer TomTom suggested that a typical rush hour journey in the Scottish capital takes 40% longer compared with free-flow conditions. London is the second-worst city for congestion with an average extra travel time of 37%, followed by […] More

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    Less than half of motorists considering an EV as their next car

    Less than half of drivers are considering an electric vehicle or plug-in hybrid as their next vehicle, according to Department for Transport (Dft) research. Forty-eight per cent of drivers are considering an ultra-low-emission vehicle next, with less than half of those people saying they were ‘very likely’ to do so. However, 82 per cent said […] More

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    Ferrari unveils 986bhp SF90 Stradale plug-in hybrid

    Ferrari’s latest machine has broken cover, and it’s the firm’s most powerful road car to date. The SF90 Stradale — named as such to celebrate 90 years since the iconic Italian racing team was formed — is the manufacturer’s second electrified car, following 2013’s LaFerrari hypercar. More significantly though, it’s both Ferrari’s first plug-in machine […] More

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    Audi to replace TT model with new electric sports car

    Audi has confirmed that it will replace its TT sports car with a new electric model. Speaking at the firm’s annual general meeting, Audi chairman Bram Schot stated that an all-electric TT will arrive “in a few years”. Thanks for participating in our EV pop quiz. Let us know how you did, and learn more […] More

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    Honda reveals striking pair of Civic Type R concepts

    Honda has taken the covers off two dynamic Civic Type R concepts. The first, created by Team Dynamics Motorsport, has been designed to ‘showcase the potential of the Civic Type R’. It incorporates a range of modifications, including a new induction system, intercooler and exhaust – as well as a refresh of the car’s ECU. […] More

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    Quiz: How many of these one-off motors can you name?

    Whether it’s a bespoke customer request or just an engineering exercise, manufacturers love a good one-off. It goes without saying that they drum up a lot of publicity for brands – not to mention the huge amounts of cash a one-of-a-kind vehicle can go for. Have you been keeping up with the rarest of the […] More

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