Renault Adds Signature Trim to Captur Range

2014 Renault Captur Signature Front Angle

Renault has introduced a new top-of-the-range trim level to its popular Captur compact-crossover – Captur Signature. This high specification model builds on the Dynamique S MediaNav version and adds numerous extras, including some exclusive ones, as standard. Order books have now opened with prices for Captur Signature starting from £17,495.… Continue reading

Enhanced Power and Performance – The New Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Models

2015 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Front Angle

Porsche has revealed the second generation of 911 Carrera GTS models. The GTS models are available as coupe and cabriolet versions, with rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. These new models bridge the gap between the 911 Carrera S and race track tested 911 GT3. Several technical features heighten dynamic performance and driving pleasure, including the 430 horsepower engine from the Carrera S Powerkit which incorporates the Sport Chrono package and Sport Exhaust.… Continue reading

Chevrolet Fights Breast Cancer for Fourth Year

For the fourth consecutive October, Chevrolet and General Motors’ employees, dealers and customers are uniting to battle breast cancer. They hope to exceed the $1.1 million raised by the American Cancer Society in 2013 through Chevrolet’s nationwide grassroots support for the society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks and other activities.… Continue reading

McLaren 650S GT3 to Compete at Gulf 12 Hour as Final Stage of Development Programme

McLaren 650S GT3

The 650S GT3 will be unleashed in a competitive environment before the end of the 2014 season as the latest model from McLaren GT is confirmed to complete its development programme sign off with the ultimate test of endurance and performance at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. The global competitive debut will take place at the 2014 Gulf 12 Hour race, 12-13 December, before the 650S GT3 joins customer teams from next season.… Continue reading

New Volkswagen XL Sport Concept Breaks Cover in Paris

2014 Volkswagen XL Sport Concept Front Angle

There has never been a sports car like the XL Sport concept being showcased by Volkswagen in a world premiere at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. A car that uncompromisingly furthers the development of the lightweight sports car in its very essence. A 270 km/h driving machine based on the XL1, the most efficient car of all time.… Continue reading

Pulsar Nismo Concept Brings Nissan Motorsport DNA to The C-Segment

2014 Nissan Pulsar NISMO Concept Front Angle

Passion, excitement and race-inspired maverick engineering are three core values that underpin every NISMO product – whether it be on the track or in the showroom. Nissan’s desire to bring the NISMO philosophy to the broadest possible audience takes another step forward at the 2014 Paris Motor Show with the global unveiling of the new Pulsar NISMO Concept.… Continue reading

What does the Future Hold for Vehicle Manufacture?

Vehicle manufacturing, in common with many other industries, relies on continuing innovations and new technologies to ensure that quality and efficiency remain of the highest standards.

Technology has played a critical role in improvements in the production line. In truth, the modern production line does not differ in some respects from the system famously pioneered by Henry Ford, in that vehicles arrive to workers at individual work stations and those workers are tasked with a specific job to do before moving the vehicle on until it has been finished.… Continue reading

Outdoor toys for Winter 2014

It seems that these days, winter is an excuse for men to treat themselves to some new big boys’ toys. Tasks that used to be done by the man of the house, such as clearing snow and cutting the grass, are now often mechanized. This raises the question, were these jobs mechanized by men to make it easier or just more fun?… Continue reading