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News: Cars

Mecum Auctions to sell Ferris Bueller's Ferrari 250 GT Replica

Thursday  00:37,   26 july 2018
autoclassics

Mecum Auctions to sell Ferris Bueller's Ferrari 250 GT ReplicaThe Ferrari immortalised in 1986 cult classic Ferris Bueller’s Day Off remains the whisper of urban legend. Ask any film buff or cinematic petrolhead and they’ll inform you that the... >>>

Ford Buy Online car sales service launched

Thursday  00:36,   26 july 2018
motoringresearch

All you need is an internet connection to buy a new Ford The post Ford Buy Online car sales service launched appeared first on Motoring Research.It will not, however, compromise Ford’s expansive dealer network, insists Ford of Britain chairman and... >>>

What If Tesla Makes 4,999 Cars a Week?

Thursday  00:36,   26 july 2018
247wallst

Tesla CEO Elon Musk will need to make an unusually convincing argument that any production number below 5,000 a week is acceptable to keep investors and the media... >>>

This is the British answer to a Singer Porsche 911

Thursday  00:32,   26 july 2018
motoringresearch

The Paul Stephens Le Mans Classic Clubsport is a bespoke Porsche 911 that pays homage to the legendary 1973 2.7 RS The post This is the British answer to a Singer Porsche 911 appeared first on Motoring Research. >>>

Why the new Suzuki Jimny is everything the Land Rover Defender can't be

Thursday  00:32,   26 july 2018
autocar.co.uk

This week Matt Prior discusses the all-new Suzuki Jimny and how the Land Rover Defender will be rather tricky to refreshSuzuki looks like it has got the next Jimny right. When it was launched – so long ago that that I had hair - I wasn’t sure the... >>>

Volkswagen and Ford are considering a partnership

Thursday  00:32,   26 july 2018
motoringresearch

Several joint projects under investigation, including a range of vansThese include developing a range of commercial vehicles together, revealed the two companies in a joint... >>>

Porsche buys a stake in Rimac

Thursday  00:31,   26 july 2018
autoexpress.co.uk

Porsche has bought a minority stake in performance electric car brand Rimac , the company behind the company behind the Concept One hypercar. In a statement, Rimac said that the deal aims to support its positioning as a leading EV technology... >>>

Ford and John Cena settle GT lawsuit, money going to charity

Thursday  00:31,   26 july 2018
uk.motor1

Hustle, loyalty, and respect don't get you far in a court of law. John Cena and Ford have settled their lawsuit over the WWE wrestler selling his Ford GT before the 24-month required ownership period was over. Cena and the Blue Oval reached a... >>>

Jaguar supports Armed Forces Day with donated F-Types

Thursday  00:31,   26 july 2018
motoringresearch

Mission Motorsport recruits and ambassadors helped build them, too… The post Jaguar supports Armed Forces Day with donated F-Types appeared first on Motoring Research.Mission Motorsport will use the cars to help support rehabilitation and recovery... >>>

The man that buys the Ferraris you really shouldn't

Thursday  00:30,   26 july 2018
autocar.co.uk

Serial Ferrari owner Scott Chivers buys the Ferraris you really never should, such as this project car he’s dubbed Ratarossa. We meet him“I have red Ferraris but it’s not my favourite colour and I don’t drive the cars to be seen,” he says. “My daily >>>

Truck filled with movie memories wows internet

Thursday  00:30,   26 july 2018
motoringresearch

Is this the greatest truck in the world?In the world’s greatest bit of #carspotting ever, Twitter user @dartvindican posted a video of what he reckons is “The greatest truck in the world,” a magic car carrier loaded with seven iconic movie... >>>

Matt Prior: Is social media harming car culture?

Friday  18:06,   20 july 2018
autocar.co.uk

Social media could be encouraging bad behaviour around carsI used to think that it didn’t matter how you enjoyed cars, so long as you were enjoying... >>>

Festival of the Unexceptional: Is this the 'worst' car ever?

Friday  18:05,   20 july 2018
autoclassics

Festival of the Unexceptional: Is this the 'worst' car ever?Perhaps the ultimate nostalgia trip this side of time travel, the fifth anniversary edition of the annual Hagerty Festival of the Unexceptional Concours de l’Ordinaire celebrated... >>>

Throwback Thursday 1965: the first Japanese car sold in the UK

Friday  18:00,   20 july 2018
autocar.co.uk

The first Japanese car to be sold in the UK was a small two-door with a 41bhp 797cc engine, priced at £799. And it came from a brand you might not expect…What was the first Japanese car to be sold in the UK? Clue: it arrived in early... >>>

James Ruppert: how to buy a classic car with an MOT exemption

Friday  17:55,   20 july 2018
autocar.co.uk

The DVSA has given us one more reason to consider a classicI am on first-name terms with the people at the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency, who reminded me that there have been changes to the MOT test. Which was nice of... >>>