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Car News

Volvo to Electrify Every Car from 2019

6 Jul , 2017  

Volvo has announced that every car from 2019 will have an electric motor. This sees the end of the internal combustion engine and Volvo being the first major manufacture to make the bold switch. Volvo will release a range of electrified cars with a mixture of fully electric, plug-in hybrid and mild-hybrid cars.  Five fully […]

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Car Features

A Beginner’s Guide To Electric Cars

1 Jun , 2017  

Many people think electric cars are a new concept, but in fact, they have been around for nearly two centuries. Buyers have always preferred petrol and diesel, but in these budget-conscious times, electric cars are making a comeback. By 2027, the government has stated half of all new cars manufactured will be battery powered, so […]

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4x4, Car Reviews, Hybrid

2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review

27 May , 2017  

Toyota’s RAV4 has long been a staple part of their market makeup in the UK. With the latest generation seeing the hybrid treatment along with the rest of Toyota’s line-up, how does their faithful SUV fair. Our RAV was fitted with the 2.5 litre hybrid petrol engine. Meaning it’s four-wheel drive…not 4×4, you would need […]

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Car Reviews, Hatchback, Hybrid

Toyota Prius Review 2017

20 May , 2017  

Toyota’s Prius is loathed by petrol heads across the globe. Blamed for being an appliance, and single handily killing any enjoyment driving brings, it’s had a rough start in life. And yet the Prius is loved by minicab drivers the world over, with fleets of Prii’ (Prius plural) battering the streets of my hometown daily. […]

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Car Reviews, Hybrid, Saloon

BMW 330e Review – The future of motoring

5 Nov , 2016  

When I first received the 330e to test for a week I was pondering the purpose of a plug in hybrid. Why would you plug your car into the mains when it has a perfectly good 2 litre turbo charged petrol engine up front?! I had thought to myself that I wouldn’t bother plugging it in […]

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Car News

Nissan introduce e-Power

2 Nov , 2016  

Nissan have announced a new hybrid powertrain called e-Power. The e-Power powertrain is combination of a petrol engine, power generator, inverter, and an electric motor. The electric motor provides the drive to the wheels meaning the petrol engine just charges the battery. Something already seen with the BMW i3 for instance. With the electric motor […]

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Car News

Limited Edition Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Juro to go on sale

15 Oct , 2016  

Mitsubishi has revealed a limited edition Outlander PHEV called the Juro. The Juro will be the same price of Outlander PHEV GX3h+ (£32,749) but the limited edition Juro will also come with a touchscreen CD/DVD infotainment system, TomTom sat nav, smartphone integration, DAB radio as standard. The exterior has a Outlander bonnet emblem. The Juro […]

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Car Reviews, Hatchback, Hybrid

Toyota Yaris Hybrid Review – Worth the money?

2 Jul , 2016  

If you’re in the market for a frugal, economic hatchback then a hybrid would be the right thing to buy right? Well that’s what Toyota would have you believe, queue the Yaris Hybrid. We have always been intrigued to see if it can really live up to the stereotype most people have regarding hybrid tech, […]

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Car News

Lexus LC500 Unveiled At NAIAS

11 Jan , 2016  

You could first gaze upon the newly unveiled Lexus LC500 Coupe and be forgiven for not quite knowing where it sits in the market, or indeed whether it is another iteration of the poetry inspiring LFLC concept from which it has spawned. As I write this now I’m reading tweets like “S Class Coupe beware”, […]

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Car News

Production Mclaren P1 GTR Unveilved Ahead of Geneva

18 Feb , 2015  

In spite of a partial reveal late last year, the production version of the seminal Mclaren P1 GTR has dropped jaws yet again. With outstanding class, Mclaren has revealed what it purports to be “the best drivers car in the world on track” dressed in the timeless yellow with green striping livery as seen on […]

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Car News

Mitsubishi teases plug-in hybrid concept

28 Jan , 2015  

These dimly lit pictures are the first sight we’ve had of Mitsubishi’s as yet unnamed plug-in hybrid concept that will debut in Geneva next month. What we do know is it will be a two-wheel-drive plug-in hybrid powered by a petrol engine and electric motors. The crossover appears to be an angular mix of the […]

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Motorsport, Motorsport News, WEC

2015 Porsche 919 makes track debut

18 Jan , 2015  

Porsche have become the first team to unveil their new-for-2015 World Endurance Championship challenger as they released the first images of the 919. The team that took third place in the 2014 manufacturers championship have chosen to give the 919 a complete overhaul – but keep the original as a template – resulting in this […]

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