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Old time favourite playing a starring role in Touring Car Masters…Locally engineered axle gives Land Cruisers a lift…UK drivers being short changed by insurers

   It’s one of those vehicles that you’d crawl over broken bottles to own. It was built by renowned engineer Mick Peoples, who worked with Dick Johnson Racing for many years, and has been steered to three Australian Tarmac Rally championships by Sam Todd. Now in the ownership of Greg Garwood, the 1971 Ford Capri…

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The Rev. Musk outlines the gospel according to Tesla, as Bubba hovers towards another ‘Masters’

“By definition, we must at some point achieve a sustainable energy economy or we will run out of fossil fuels to burn and civilisation will collapse. Given that we must get off fossil fuels anyway and that virtually all scientists agree that dramatically increasing atmospheric and oceanic carbon levels is insane, the faster we achieve…

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BMW eDrive drive system technology…Lamborghini expands customisation program…New Merc plug-in hybrids…Mazda launch Skyactive dynamics…Jeep salutes the ‘diamond’ …Honda engineer Ted Klaus gives an insight into the genesis of the new NSX

he BMW eDrive drive system technology, developed for BMW i vehicles, has arrived in the shape of three plug-in hybrid luxury sedans. The new BMW 7 Series models source their power from the myriad a four-cylinder petrol engine, with twin turbo technology and an electric motor. Together, they deliver a system output of 240kW/326hp; have…

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UK electric drivers driven back into the dark ages! Go-anywhere Land Rover working hard on autonomous control…’New’ model SUVs hit local market

Having decided to leave the rest of Europe to its fate, a decision seen by many as a journey back into the dark ages, the UK is now taking its thousands of electric drivers on a similar trip back in time. Or to be more correct, it’s the energy company Ecotricity that whilst not exactly…

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AM-RB001 gets hyper on the wings of a Red Bull…and Alpina/BMW marriage passes into ‘golden’ territory

What do you get when one of the world’s leading F1 organisations joins up with one of the world’s most prestigious car builders? Well, how about the collaboration of probably the leading racecar engineer in the world and the uno numero designer? All of which has lead to the launch of a stunning new hypercar…

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“…two vehicles, which the competition cannot hope to match”….Hyundai Elantra wins IDEA bronze award and rusted on customers keep faith in Volkswagen Australia

“Ready to humble some of the fastest cars that money can buy, two of the greatest, most extreme Lotus models ever produced, have just driven off the production line at the famous Hethel factory.” That’s how a clearly excited Jean-Marc Gales, CEO at Group Lotus, described the arrival of the latest generation of Lotus sports cars.…