First look: the new Rolls-Royce Ghost glides on to the world stage

  Rolls-Royce has just pulled the covers off the new Ghost to much clamour from the luxury car community. General fanciness aside, the latest arrival is worth a second look for motoring enthusiasts unlikely to be potential customers, though, as the manufacturer says this is the most tech

a Range Rover Sport gets a 'volcanic rock satin' upgrade

If you like the sound of a Range Rover, but they’re just a little too humdrum for you, you could opt for a new offering from a company styling itself as an automotive fashion house. For the past 30 years, UK company Kahn has been plopping luxury styling packages on to vehicles, and its late

Jaguar celebrates 60 years since the birth of the E-Type with classic revamps

The E-Type Jaguar will turn 60 in 2021 and, in celebration of that fact, the company will be creating six matched pairs of the classic ride. The vehicles will then go on sale to the public after their unveiling. Each car is a reworking of one of the two oldest and most famous models, the 9600 HP

New Ram 1500 TRX pick-up unveiled – and it's an absolute beast

Ram’s premier behemoth, the 1500, has had an upgrade, and it’s called the TRX. To say it was keenly awaited would be an understatement – the manufacturer said orders for a limited-edition launch model were filled within three hours of the announcement. There were 702 of the

Why Alpina isn't planning to roar into the future in an electric vehicle

Like most young German engineering students, Burkard Bovensiepen was into cars. While working for his family’s typewriter business, Alpina, in the early 1960s, all he could think about was making his wheezy, 1.5-litre BMW go faster. So, the Munich student designed his own twin carburettor

Will the Lyriq be music to your ears? Cadillac unveils its first fossil-fuel-free crossover

Cadillac is finally dipping its delicately manicured toe into the pool of electric motoring with the new Lyriq, a fully fossil-fuel-free crossover. It’s based on a vehicle the manufacturer had been showing off in concept form around various motor shows (prior to the cancellation of such lar

Sand first: we test drive the new Land Rover Defender in the Dubai desert

So, here it is then, the new Land Rover Defender. It’s no exaggeration to say that this is one of the most anticipated car launches of the past few years, in the Middle East at least, and that was definitely felt when the world’s motoring correspondents got to finally experience the ve

Why the Audi S6 will become the sleeper performance saloon of its generation

The trend of downsizing engines in our favourite performance models continues with the new Audi S6, which has dropped its lustrous-sounding 4-litre V8 in favour of a state-of-the-art, twin-turbocharged 2.9-litre V6.To be fair, this new unit produces the same 444 bhp power figure as the old V8 and

Joe Biden Mentions 200-MPH EV Corvette In Interview, But Which One?

Could be a comment on rumors, specific GM plans, or an electric 'Vette that already went beyond 200.In case you haven’t heard, America is electing its next president later this year. Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to accept the Democratic nomination this month, which brings us to

BMW M3 CSL Manual Conversion Kit Costs From $4,500

How do you improve on perfection? Like this."The Ultimate Driving Machine" – that's what a BMW is supposed to be, but the E46 M3 CSL, one of the German brand's greatest hits, came up ever so slightly short on that promise. Sure, there's no doubt it was – and still is – an amazing

2021 Ford Explorer ST To Get Subtle Updates, Production Starts September

A number of interior enhancements are underway.We're now in the second half of this slow-moving 2020 and vehicle updates are coming in inevitably. That holds true even with the Ford Explorer, which was launched as a next-generation model last year. It's built from the ground up, but that doesn't mea

Ford Bronco sold out until mid-2022

About 150,000 pre-orders have been placed for the born-again Ford Bronco in less than three weeks since order books opened on July 13, extending delivery times for new reservations out to about two years.Ford confirmed the surprisingly high number of reservations, at the height of the coronavirus

Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 gets mega V12

  Is this the world’s most exotic track-day weapon? Driven by the most powerful V12 engine ever constructed by the Italian supercar brand, the limited-edition Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 is a car for thrill-seekers only.Finally revealed after months of teasing, the fire-breathing Lambo wil

2020 Mazda3 Hatchback AWD: Final Thoughts On Our Long Term Tester

Six months of impressions add up to this.After living with the 2020 Mazda3 hatchback all-wheel drive for six months, it’s time for the car to leave our long-term test fleet. Thousands of miles behind the wheel and multiple tests confirm one thing: We love the Mazda and consider it one of the b

Bentley Is Ramping Up Bentayga Production

Production is increasing by 50 percent.Bentley has ramped up production of the updated Bentayga at its factory in Crewe ahead of deliveries, which will be beginning in Europe soon. The production start comes after the carmaker implemented a number of new health and safety measures in light of the o

Rolls-Royce Design Registration May Reveal Droptop Followup To Sweptail

The roof is the coolest part of the design.Rolls-Royce appears to be working on a droptop version of the Sweptail that is likely to be an upcoming one-off or concept. The images come from a design filing in Brazil on July 21. Coche Spias was first to discover the pictures. The roof is the most visu

Hyundai Kona N Spied Shedding Some Camouflage At Nurburgring

There’s still plenty we can’t see.We first heard about the possibility of a Hyundai Kona N in May 2018. At the time, Hyundai had yet to green-light the model, but spy photos of the sporty vehicle emerged earlier this year. Since then, our photographers have caught the crossover out testi

Nissan Z Designer Passes Away, Aged 86

Yoshihiko Matsuo’s mark on the automotive world was significant.A true legend from the automotive industry has left this world. Yoshihiko Matsuo, best known for his work as a lead designer of the Nissan Fairlady Z, also known as the Datsun 240Z, passed away on July 11 and his family made the n