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New 2022 Mercedes SL to be developed by AMG

New 2022 Mercedes SL to be developed by AMG

Mercedes’ performance division AMG has been tasked with developing the next generation of SL-Class, alongside the next Mercedes-AMG GT. Speaking to Auto Express at the New York Motor Show, Tobias Moers, Chairman of the Board of Management of Mercedes-AMG, revealed that development work on the […]

‘Why should we be excited about Lotus? One word: Geely’

‘Why should we be excited about Lotus? One word: Geely’

Lotus has always had a special place in my heart – as it has for many car fans. A 1990 Lotus Elan SE once sat on my driveway – and still sits on my wall – and I’ve hankered after another Elan ever since (although […]

Mercedes-AMG GLS on the way and Mercedes-Maybach version could follow

Mercedes-AMG GLS on the way and Mercedes-Maybach version could follow

Mercedes bosses have confirmed that an AMG version of the new GLS will arrive. Speaking to Auto Express, Mercedes-AMG boss Tobias Moers said, “The markets have fed back to us to say they would like an AMG version out of the GLS.” Dr Andreas Zygan, Head of […]

Audi S5 gets a new 342bhp mild-hybrid V6 diesel

Audi S5 gets a new 342bhp mild-hybrid V6 diesel

Like the recently launched Audi S6 and S7 Sportback, the German manufacturer has introduced a new V6 diesel mild-hybrid powertrain for the Audi S5.  The new 3.0-litre diesel engine produces 342bhp and 700Nm of torque, with power being fed to all four wheels via an […]

New Nissan GT-R NISMO hits New York

New Nissan GT-R NISMO hits New York

The new Nissan GT-R NISMO made its debut at this year’s New York Motor Show, featuring a range of performance upgrades, a redesigned exterior and slightly tweaked interior. The upgrades slash more than 30kg from the GT-R’s kerb weight, with Nissan promising improved performance and better […]

New Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition debuts in New York

New Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition debuts in New York

The Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition has broken cover, featuring a handful of cosmetic revisions and slightly tweaked mechanicals. It joined a special edition version of the Nissan 370Z and a new GT-R NISMO on the firm’s 2019 New York Motor Show stand, celebrating the […]

‘Coventry Council is insulting the workers of the UK’s Motor City’

‘Coventry Council is insulting the workers of the UK’s Motor City’

America’s got Detroit, Italy has Turin, so where’s Britain’s Motor City these days? Coventry, of course. Not least because it’s home to Jaguar Land Rover, the growing Peugeot/Citroen/DS/Vauxhall clan, black cab maker LEVC, and other great car or car-related businesses. For all this, we have to […]

Shanghai Motor Show 2019: preview

Shanghai Motor Show 2019: preview

China’s recent automotive boom has accelerated the growth of the Shanghai Motor Show. In recent years, some genuinely high-profile launches have crossed its floor, rivalling those from the likes of Geneva, Paris and Tokyo. The show opens its doors to the world’s press on April […]

New Renault Megane spotted with 2020 facelift

New Renault Megane spotted with 2020 facelift

Renault is currently developing a facelifted version of the Mk4 Megane hatch, introduced in 2016. Due to reach the UK in the first half of 2020, the updated model will get a reworked interior, slightly tweaked panelling and, like the new Captur, plug-in hybrid technology. […]

New battery will give electric cars over 600 miles of range

New battery will give electric cars over 600 miles of range

A new first-of-its-kind rechargeable battery will give electric cars a range of more than 600 miles on a single charge. Innolith AG – a company that specialises in inorganic battery technology – is developing what it claims will be the world’s first 1,000Wh/kg (watt-hour per […]