Great Wall Motors are pushing to become the first Chinese manufacturer to get a significant foothold in Europe, and have now opened a European factory, the first one built by Chinese auto brand in an EU country.

Subaru have revealed the UK specification for the much anticipated BRZ coupe, the twin to Toyota’s GT 86. However, whilst Toyota have revealed pricing but been vague on specifications, Subaru have gone the other way and revealed details of equipment but failed to mention price.

Hyundai have revealed their new i30 estate today, just days before it goes on show at the Geneva Motor Show. The estate joins the well received i30 hatchback to broaden the appeal of Hyundai’s mid size range.

We don’t hide from the fact that we love Detroit muscle, so much so that there’s a Corvette on the fleet. Which is why we’re so excited that one of the greatest muscle cars around, both current and historically, is finally coming to the UK.

BMW’s latest V8 M TwinPower Turbo engine produces 560bhp, almost exactly double the power of the original M635 CSi, and they’ve dropped it in to the current 6 Series to create the M6 Coupe and Convertible.

The well regarded and much loved Fiat Panda (especially in the 100HP variant) is being replaced this month, and Fiat have clearly taken the decision not to alienate existing customer, with the new model being visually very similar to the outgoing car.

Toyota have revealed that prices for the spiritual successor to the legendary AE86, the keenly anticipated GT 86 due to arrive in June, will start at £24,995.

Both Vauxhall and Chevrolet will sell out of the ground breaking Ampera and Volt models this year, as both companies vie for stock allocation from GM.

There seems to be an obsession with manufacturers to shout about their green credentials, with electric cars generally being designed with unusual shapes and containing countless flashing dashboard additions to admonish you for pressing the throttle too hard. Not at Renault however, where the Fluence ZE is completely… normal.

The Honda FCX Clarity you see here is a very special car. It’s said to be one of just seven prototypes in the world, valued in the region of £6.5 million. And Honda let us have the keys.

We make no secret of the fact that we love modern Cadillac’s. While we prefer to mention the BLS only in passing, the larger CTS really is a very well sorted car. Despite its obvious bulk, weighing in at close to 1.8 tonnes, the suspension smooths out the bumps wellContinue Reading

A new model has been added to the Front Seat Driver fleet to act as the sensible family car. Believing in bangernomics, and being huge fans of barges, we eschewed the obvious three year old Astra / Focus choice and went with a 1994 Vauxhall Omega.