Ford fans can now plan ahead with a potential purchase of the latest Focus ST, as the Blue Oval has finally unveiled how much the hot-hatch will cost. At £21,995, the ST represents a massive saving over its rivals, as the VW Golf GTI sits at a hefty £26,000.
Drivers of the Clio RenaultSport 197 and 200 are in for a treat as it seems renowned tuner, K-Tec Racing, has created a new remap which boosts power from the aforementioned to 215bhp. The gain may be relatively small but K-Tec insists it’s created a differently animal with the upgrade.
One of the most beautiful Aston Martins ever made has sold at auction for £1.2m – breaking records while it’s at it. The bite-the-back-of-your-hand Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato Sanction II Coupe sold for a ridiculous £1,230,000 – making it the most expensive DB4 ever.
The popularity and success of the Range Rover Evoque has promoted Jaguar Land Rover to announce it will spend an extra £1bn with its UK suppliers over the next four years – which is only going to boost the UK car industry and economy.
As headlines go, that’s quite a depressing one, but according to the Jalopnik website, it’s true. The site is claiming there will be no new Top Gear shows until 2013 – with the boys concentrating on the popular Top Gear Live shows.
Have the geniuses of the world finally figured out a way of charging our electric cars in a short enough time to make them viable? Well, if the Electric Vehicle Symposium is anywhere near as good as the eight major car manufacturers (Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Daimler, Ford, GM, Porsche and VW) say, then yes, yes they have!
Car fans will be licking their lips with anticipation as Audi has unveiled another ‘fastest TT ever’ with the TT RS Plus. It seems like a week doesn’t go by without Audi boosting the power or improving the TT to make it faster than ever, but with the RS Plus what they’ve done is actually quite simple but effective.
Ever fancied a Nissan GT-R but thought the original is just too road-going? If you have, then you must be mad! The standard GT-R is one of the best track cars available, but it seems ever Nissan thought it could be improved – and the result is the new £85,000 track pack edition GT-R.