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  • QOTD: What Was The Most Disappointing Dream Car You Ever Bought?

    QOTD: What Was The Most Disappointing Dream Car You Ever Bought?

    The disappointment of buying your dream car only to discover that it’s not what you thought it would be can play out in much the same way as the five stages of grief. First, there’s denial: the shock of disappointment can often express itself at first as a skepticism about our own experience. “It wasn’t […] More

  • Consumer Reports Questions Tesla’s Yoke Steering Wheel

    The facelifted Tesla Model S has caused a lot of debate since its unveiling, with much of the debate centered around the controversial yoke steering wheel. While some have praised Tesla for thinking outside the box with the yoke, most seem to agree that it doesn’t really provide any meaningful benefit. Consumer Reports thinks just […] More

  • Porsche Classic Restoration Challenge Crowns This 1989 911 Targa The Winner

    Keeping dealers on top of their game is an important part of keeping customers happy, and Porsche has a creative way of doing this through events such as the Porsche Classic Restoration Challenge. It tasks dealers with acquiring a classic car in need of attention and returning it to its former glory. Nearly 40 U.S. […] More

  • Fabio Quartararo “can’t understand” missing wet feeling

    Fabio Quartararo “can’t understand” missing wet feeling

    The championship leader has repeatedly aired his struggles with the 2021 Yamaha in wet conditions and little improvement appeared to be made on Friday at Misano following a soaked FP2. Quartararo slid from eighth in the mostly dry FP1 to 18th in the fully wet FP2, finishing behind new teammate Franco Morbidelli – who has been […] More

  • Racing ‘doesn’t define me’, reduces results pressure

    Racing 'doesn't define me', reduces results pressure

    The 32-year-old Finn is the only mother in W Series and has previously discussed in the official W Series documentary, Driven, how as well as a driver she is also a wife and an entrepreneur. She says that those extra responsibilities have changed her perspective in a positive way and allow her to look more […] More

  • Toprak Razgatlioglu tops Barcelona practice

    Toprak Razgatlioglu tops Barcelona practice

    Rea remained at the head of the timesheets for much of the day across the two sessions, laying the early benchmark with a 1m42.605s before improving to 1m42.419s to end FP1 quickest of all. That time remained unbeaten until 25 minutes into  second practice in the afternoon, when Razgatlioglu posted a 1m42.369s to dislodge Rea […] More

  • 2022 Fiat 500X Dolcevita Offers Unlimited Headroom For £23,975 In The UK

    Fiat unveiled the new 500X Dolcevita a few months ago and now, the soft top-equipped SUV is available to order in the UK market. Pricing starts from £23,975 ($33,071 in current exchange rates) and the first UK deliveries are expected in late 2021. The 500X Dolcevita is available in the same trim levels as the regular […] More

  • Manheim Eases Post-Sale Experience – Remarketing

    Manheim Eases Post-Sale Experience - Remarketing

    With more vehicles being bought across Manheim’s 76 physical sites nationwide due to tight vehicle supplies, the integrated approach supports client needs across multiple locations simultaneously instead of one location at a time. Photo: Manheim For commercial clients who sell vehicles across multiple Manheim locations, the auction company eased post-sale operations by improving processes that  […] More

  • The £13,000 Force Gurkha Is A Budget G-Wagen

    The £13,000 Force Gurkha Is A Budget G-Wagen

    Force Motors has revealed the latest version of the Gurkha, and it bears more than a passing resemblance to older versions of the G-Class Once upon a time, the Mercedes G-Wagen was all about utility. Originally designed as a troop carrier, it was all about transporting stuff from one place to another however bad the […] More

  • Garrett Gerloff has put team “through hell”

    Garrett Gerloff has put team "through hell"

    American rider Gerloff was involved in a string of high-profile clashes with other riders in the first part of his sophomore WSBK season, including Jonathan Rea at Aragon and Michael Ruben Rinaldi at Estoril. But he attracted the biggest headlines when he took out fellow Yamaha man Toprak Razgatlioglu at the first corner of the […] More

  • The Ancient Chrysler 300 Will Still Be Around For 2022

    The Chrysler 300 has been around in second-generation guise since 2011 but it will continue to soldier on through the 2022 model year. Mopar Insiders reports that production of the current 2021 Chrysler 300 will end in December before the automaker gears up for production of the 2022 model. While details of next year’s model […] More

  • Science, not luck saved Hamilton in Monza F1 crash

    Science, not luck saved Hamilton in Monza F1 crash

    F1 title rivals Hamilton and Verstappen clashed while battling for position during Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix, resulting in Verstappen’s Red Bull car flying over the top of Hamilton’s Mercedes. One of Verstappen’s wheels made light contact with Hamilton’s helmet, but the majority of the impact was buffeted by the halo cockpit protection device. Mercedes F1 […] More

  • Zenvo Getting Ready To Launch Their New Hybrid Supercar By 2023

    Five years after the TS1 / TSR, and three years after the hardcore TSR-S, Zenvo is reportedly ready to unveil their next supercar which will arrive before 2023 with a hybrid powertrain. Zenvo Automotive from Denmark is a well-known supercar maker amongst automotive enthusiasts despite the fact that it has produced only a handful of models […] More

  • Zarco leads Bagnaia, Miller in wet second practice

    Zarco leads Bagnaia, Miller in wet second practice

    A sudden downpour just ahead of the second 45-minute practice for the MotoGP class on Friday left the Misano circuit saturated and would ensure Maverick Vinales would end the day fastest of all courtesy of his FP1 time. With the weather forecast unsettled for the whole weekend, the track was quickly populated when pitlane opened […] More

  • GM Issues Warning To Bolt Owners, Elektron Truva Promises 1400 HP, And 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 Spied: Your Morning Brief

    GM Issues Warning To Bolt Owners, Elektron Truva Promises 1400 HP, And 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 Spied: Your Morning Brief

    Good morning and welcome to our daily digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with… GM Advises Chevrolet Bolt Owners To Park 50 Feet Away From Other Vehicles Probably not the news Bolt owners had hoped for but after a spate of fire-related incidents, General Motors has issued a safety recommendation to owners suggesting […] More

  • Stellantis Could Increase Stake In Joint Venture With China’s GAC

    Stellantis Could Increase Stake In Joint Venture With China's GAC

    Stellantis will look to raise its stake in the Chinese joint venture it operates with Guangzhou Automobile Group Co. (GAC) as it shakes up its strategy in China. The joint venture with GAC produces the Jeep Cherokee, Renegade, Compass, and Grand Commander for China but deliveries plummeted by 45 percent to 44,026 units in 2020. […] More

  • Slow Monza F1 pitstop resulted from FIA clampdown

    Slow Monza F1 pitstop resulted from FIA clampdown

    The FIA informed teams at the end of June that it would be moving to slow down pitstops on safety grounds, removing some elements of automation. It was a move that Horner said at the time would “dilute” the times achieved by teams in the pits, but the FIA brought the clampdown into force from […] More

  • Flashback to the Grande Fête Bugatti 110th anniversary in Molsheim

    Bugatti Chiron Lineup

    September is a special month for Bugatti; every September 15th the town of Molsheim in France is celebrates Ettore Bugatti, the founder of the company 112 years ago. This year marks his 140th birthday. In this flashback feature, we take a look at the 2019 festivities from Bugatti’s 110th Anniversary Tour Finish-line and Grand Fête […] More

  • Hyundai Launches Its First Robot Co-Developed With Boston Dynamics

    Hyundai Launches Its First Robot Co-Developed With Boston Dynamics

    The Hyundai Motor Group has just launched its first robot since acquiring Boston Dynamics for $1.1 billion. The robot is known as the ‘Factory Safety Service Robot’ and is based on ‘Spot,’ the famous robot designed by Boston Dynamics. It has now been equipped with a thermal camera and 3D LiDAR and is able to […] More

  • Masi says Silverstone, Monza F1 clash penalties not comparable

    Masi says Silverstone, Monza F1 clash penalties not comparable

    Hamilton and Verstappen famously made contact while fighting for the lead at the British GP, the Red Bull driver crashing hard against the barriers. His Mercedes rival got a 10-second penalty for the accident, but still managed to win the race. The duo clashed again at the Italian GP last weekend, although this time both […] More

  • My £950 BMW Z3 Project Car Has Turned Me Into A Petrolhead

    My £950 BMW Z3 Project Car Has Turned Me Into A Petrolhead

    As CT’s resident non-car person, the thought of taking on a project was daunting, but it’s been a great ride, and I finally get the whole petrolhead thing If you’ve followed Car Throttle for a while, you’ll know I’ve never really been a petrolhead. I love filming with cars, but before now I’ve not been […] More

  • Mercedes-AMG One Stuns in Magno Red: F1 Car for the Road is Almost Ready

    Mercedes-AMG One

    The Mercedes-AMG One R50 is months away from hitting the streets as a road legal Formula 1 car. Deliveries were initially scheduled for the last quarter of 2021 but further delays could now see that happening in the first quarter of 2022. This is Mercedes-AMG’s first proper hypercar since the CLK GTR and the CLR, […] More

  • The future Tavascan will be the face of Cupra’s new car for Extreme E

    The future Tavascan will be the face of Cupra's new car for Extreme E

    While the hardware of the standardised machine – namely the battery, motors and invertor – are currently locked in as part of cost control measures, the championship does allow scope for manufacturers to modify the design of their cars to better resemble respective road car offerings. That has allowed Cupra to overhaul its e-Cupra ABT […] More

  • "Schumacher" – Out now on NETFLIX

    The wait is finally over. The documentary ’Schumacher,’ is finally out and is now live on Netflix, and examines the life of the seven-time Formula One world champion. It gives us an insight into the life of the F1 legend, who was involved in a skiing accident, back in 2013 that left him in a […] More

  • Chip Shortage Prompts Jeep To Drop Air Suspension From Grand Cherokee L

    The air suspension system of the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L has become the latest victim of the ongoing semiconductor shortage. When launched, the Grand Cherokee L could be ordered with the automaker’s new Quadra-Lift air suspension with electronic adaptive damping. This complex system operates automatically or can be controlled manually depending on the selected […] More

  • Yamaha eyeing Moto2 entry to support young riders

    Yamaha eyeing Moto2 entry to support young riders

    The intention of the Japanese factory is to expand the Master Camp, its young rider development programme, and to create a platform for riders to develop their skills before making the final step into MotoGP. In doing so, Yamaha will replicate the strategy that KTM and Honda have been implementing for years in the intermediate […] More

  • Dienst to replace Buhk for Hockenheim DTM races

    Dienst to replace Buhk for Hockenheim DTM races

    The 2015 German F4 champion has been a regular in the GT arena for a number of years, racking up experience in a number of series including the World Endurance Championship, GT Masters and GT World Challenge Europe. With Buhk unavailable for the Hockenheim races on October 2-3 due to a clash with the GT […] More

  • Vinales tops rain-hit FP1 for Aprilia

    Vinales tops rain-hit FP1 for Aprilia

    Since losing his factory Ducati seat at the end of 2020, Dovizioso has been on a sabbatical, during which time he has undergone a test programme with Aprilia with a view to a full-time return in 2022. With that avenue closing upon Maverick Vinales’ signing, his Yamaha exit paved the way for Morbidelli to move […] More

  • The First Of Mazda’s RWD, Inline-Six Cars Will Be Here As Soon Next Year

    The First Of Mazda's RWD, Inline-Six Cars Will Be Here As Soon Next Year

    Mazda has confirmed that a new generation of bigger SUVs, which will use a new rear-drive architecture, will be arriving next year As other manufacturers continue to downsize and spend billions on electrification, Mazda is prepping an all-new inline-six. We’ve known about this project for a while, and we’ve also been aware of the Japanese […] More

  • Dovizioso is “an important name” for MotoGP

    Dovizioso is “an important name” for MotoGP

    Dovizioso will make his MotoGP return this weekend in the San Marino Grand Prix at Misano having spent much of 2021 on the sidelines serving a sabbatical after losing his Ducati ride at the end of last year. Though initially carrying out a testing programme with Aprilia, Maverick Vinales’ sudden Yamaha exit and Franco Morbidelli’s […] More

  • Guanyu Zhou emerges as favourite for 2022 Alfa Romeo F1 seat

    Guanyu Zhou emerges as favourite for 2022 Alfa Romeo F1 seat

    Zhou’s pace in F2 this season, allied to some healthy backing from Chinese sponsors, has left the Alpine Academy driver as the most likely candidate to step up and race alongside Valtteri Bottas at Alfa Romeo in 2022. Sources have suggested that a deal is all but agreed, and now just needs to be signed off. However, […] More

  • Toyota RAV4 Adventure

    If you look at sales figures for the Toyota RAV4 in both Europe and the U.S. you will see that it is a very successful model. Back in 2020 the RAV4 was the best sold SUV in the States for the fourth year in a row, while in Europe it is in the top 3 […] More

  • Suzuki Gives The Jimny The Tiniest Of Updates In Japan

    Suzuki has announced some small updates for the Japanese market Jimny and Jimny Sierra models. The updated off-roaders will be released on October 20, 2021. Models equipped with the four-speed automatic transmission now feature an automatic start-stop feature to cut down on emissions and reduce fuel consumption. This start/stop feature only works when the vehicle […] More

  • Yamaha reveals special livery for Barcelona

    Yamaha reveals special livery for Barcelona

    The red-and-white colours are designed to commemorate 60 years of Yamaha’s involvement in grand prix motorcycle racing stretching back to 1961, and replace the firm’s usual predominantly blue livery. Factory Yamaha riders Toprak Razgatlioglu and Andrea Locatelli (pictured above) will both run in the special livery, complete with retro-style yellow number plates, as will GRT […] More

  • Chevrolet Extends Bolt EV Production Halt Until Mid-October

    Chevrolet Extends Bolt EV Production Halt Until Mid-October

    General Motors will extend the shutdown of the assembly plant on Michigan that builds the all-electric Chevrolet Bolt and Bolt EUV. The car manufacturer has confirmed that production at the Orion Assembly plant will be halted at least until October 15 as it is still not satisfied that a recent recall remedy will resolve the […] More

  • 2021 MotoGP San Marino Grand Prix – How to watch, session times & more

    2021 MotoGP San Marino Grand Prix – How to watch, session times & more

    Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia won last time out at Aragon, claiming his maiden victory in premier class after fending off a race-long challenge from Honda rider Marc Marquez. Last year, the Misano circuit favoured the Yamahas, with Franco Morbidelli and Maverick Vinales scoring a win apiece.  2021 MotoGP San Marino Grand Prix session timings Session GMT […] More

  • Tesla Co-Founder To Produce EV Cathodes In The U.S.

    One of Tesla’s co-founders plans to establish a massive factory in the United States focusing on the production of components for electric vehicle batteries. J.B. Straubel currently operates Redwood Materials, the largest lithium-ion battery recycler in the United States and while speaking with Bloomberg, revealed plans for Redwood to become a major U.S. producer of […] More

  • Kazuki Nakajima to make Super Formula return at Motegi

    Kazuki Nakajima to make Super Formula return at Motegi

    Toyota FIA World Endurance Championship racer Nakajima has been away from the Super Formula paddock since the opening race of the campaign at Fuji Speedway back in April owing to his commitments with the Japanese manufacturer’s Le Mans hypercar programme. Giuliano Alesi has been filling the vacant seat since then, notably winning in just his […] More

  • Total Used Vehicle Sales Dip Again YOY in August – Remarketing

    Total Used Vehicle Sales Dip Again YOY in August - Remarketing

      Used Vehicle SAAR and Volume, August 2021 Graphic: Cox Automotive Total used-vehicle sales were down 14% year over year in August, as they were in June and July, according to Cox Automotive estimates released Sept. 16. The seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of sales declined to 35.7 million, down sizably from 41.6 million last […] More

  • Chandler Smith advances in Truck playoffs with Bristol win

    Chandler Smith advances in Truck playoffs with Bristol win

    Smith went three-wide with then-leader Sheldon Creed and Kyle Busch Motorsports teammate John Hunter Nemechek following a restart with five of 200 laps remaining. Nemechek was first to clear to the lead but as he came off Turn 4, he veered to the right and Smith went inside and claimed the lead for the first […] More

  • For $265,000, You Can Own The Only TVR T440R Ever Produced

    A true homologation special, this TVR T440R is the only one of its kind ever produced. Made to homologate an endurance race car in 2003, the car was only recently recommissioned and is up for sale. The story of the TVR T440R starts with the T400R (aka the Typhon) race cars that were built to […] More

  • Has Lamborghini Restored The 1971 Countach LP500 Prototype?

    Has Lamborghini Restored The 1971 Countach LP500 Prototype?

    Lamborghini has shared an intriguing teaser video to Twitter that appears to be related to the iconic Countach. The Lamborghini Countach is currently celebrating its 50th anniversary and just last month, a modern-day variant of the car was launched, based on the Aventador. This teaser focuses solely on the interior of a Countach, showing a […] More

  • Gibbs wins ARCA at Bristol; Sammy Smith claims East title

    Gibbs wins ARCA at Bristol; Sammy Smith claims East title

    Ty Gibbs dominated the race from start to finish, leading 197 of the 200 laps and cruised to a 2.431-second win over his JGR teammate Sammy Smith. The win is the 10th of the season and 18th of his career for the 18-year-old grandson of NASCAR Hall of Famer Joe Gibbs. The second-place finish was […] More

  • How Does The 2021 Ford Bronco Outer Banks Fare In A Challenging Off-Road Trail?

    How Does The 2021 Ford Bronco Outer Banks Fare In A Challenging Off-Road Trail?

    A couple of days after Matt Farah tested the new Ford Bronco Outer Banks through some canyons near Los Angeles, he has now put it through its paces along a challenging off-road trail. Unsurprisingly, it performed very well. The Bronco Outer Banks is a mid-level variant of Ford’s SUV and the test car tested was […] More

  • The Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 Roadster Defined Italian Supercar Excess In The 2000s

    A low-mileage Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 Roadster finished in a particularly rare color is currently up for auction on Bring A Trailer. The Murcielago LP640 was arguably the king of mid-engined supercars in the 2000s and this particular example is finished in a color dubbed Rosso Vic. It is being sold with service records, manufacturer’s literature, […] More

  • Hyundai May Start Selling Used EV Batteries To Texas Solar Farms

    Hyundai May Start Selling Used EV Batteries To Texas Solar Farms

    Hyundai has signed a memorandum of understanding with OCI Solar Power, one of the largest utility-scale solar energy developers in Texas, and CPS Energy, America’s largest municipally-owned, fully-integrated electric and natural gas utility, to test recycled electric vehicle batteries for solar energy storage. The three companies will work together to install an energy storage system […] More

  • The Facelifted 2022 Ford Focus Sedan Could Look A Lot Like This Render

    The Facelifted 2022 Ford Focus Sedan Could Look A Lot Like This Render

    This is an independent design study by Kolesa based on recent camouflaged prototypes that is neither related nor endorsed by Ford Ford was recently spied testing a new Focus sedan and it has only taken a couple of days for detailed renderings of the car to appear online. While the new Focus sedan won’t be […] More

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