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Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept unveiled

Published by on Apr 15th, 2014, No Comments

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There has been much talk about Land Rover’s new concept vehicle, the Discovery Vision. The new car in Land Rover’s Discovery line, has a definite futuristic feel, and is also the official partner of Sir Richard Branson’s new Virgin Galactic space travel program.

The new model was unveiled ahead of the New York Auto Show, which takes place from the 18th to the 27th of April, at a special event held aboard the USS Intrepid in the Big Apple.

Just to add a bit of glamour and dramatics – and to tie in with the modern and futuristic feel of the Vision – the actual Virgin Galactic spaceship served as a (scene stealing) backdrop for the event.

Simply put, the Vision concept is stunning. Not that we would expect anything less from Land Rover.  (more…)

Audi Q4 Concept: Preview Sketches

Published by on Apr 9th, 2014, No Comments

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Audi has become quite renowned for sneaky previews of their latest models. Just as they did with the ads for the S1, Audi has done it again by teasing us with sketches of the highly anticipated Q4 concept.

Audi’s Q4 is a concept SUV tat will combine both fuel and electrical motors. The company has labeled the all new Q4 as a ‘plug-in hybrid crossover’.

Luckily for us, the sketches won’t be the nay thing we will be able to see about the car for a long time. The Q4 will make it’s official debut at the Beijing Auto Show next week. So while it’s all good and well to look at the sketches, we only have a week to go to see the official, real-life model.  (more…)

Goodwood Parade showcases an array of super cars for charity

Published by on Apr 7th, 2014, No Comments

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The Goodwood Saywell International Charity Track day is an annual event that brings together some of the world’s met famous and celebrated super cars, puts them all on a track, and make some money for charity. So you can imagine that it is, without a doubt, any petrol head’s dream event.

This year, the parade took place on March 22nd. And, just as it has done in previous years, the parade definitely did not disappoint!

The event is almost like a fun run or marathon for charity  - except, instead of superstar athletes taking part, its superstar super cars that take to the track. (more…)

Aventador crash in London caught on camera (Video)

Published by on Apr 1st, 2014, No Comments

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Ouch. That’s about all there is to say about this rather nasty crash involving a beautiful black Lamborghini Aventador.

Luckily (or rather not if you prefer to look at Aventadors in peak condition) the moment of impact between a Lamborghini aventador and two other, uhm, lesser cars was caught on camera for the world to see.

The Aventador is seen speeding around a corner and then subsequently smashing both its left and right side into two other cars. (more…)

Tesla Model S will get Titanium battery shield to combat fire problem

Published by on Mar 31st, 2014, No Comments

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Tesla’s electric sedan, the famed Model S, has been hailed by many as “the safest car on Earth”. While some of that statement might be true, there seems to be one, little factor that is a throne in Tesla’s safe side. And it’s quite a big one – fire.

Over the past few months, Tesla has been plagued with complaints of it’s model S catching fire when it is in a crash or comes into contact with road debris.

This happens when the underbody of the car, which carries the battery pack, is punctured. While there have been 3 reported incidents of a Tesla Model S catching fire, luckily none of the passengers in these cars were injured. (more…)

Special Edition Hennessey GT Venom made available for purchase

Published by on Mar 26th, 2014, No Comments

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A few weeks ago, we reported on the the Hennessey GT Venom’s record-breaking run. This stunt saw the American-made super car break the land speed record at an incredible 435,16 km/h.

And if you were one of he people witnessing the amazing stunt and thinking: “I need this car in my life”, well, it’s your lucky day – because Hennessey has just announced that they are releasing a special edition GT Venom WFE. And yes, the WFE stands for World’s Fastest Edition.  (more…)

Toyota to show off 4 Le Mans cars at 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Published by on Mar 24th, 2014, No Comments

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Toyota fans, Le Mans fans and Goodwood Festival of Speed fans are all getting seriously excited about this year’s vent, after Toyota announced that they will be showcasing 4 of their Le Mans cars at the festival.

One of the main attractions at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, which takes place from the 26th to the 29th of June, will be Toyota’s amazing display of 4 (yes, four) Le Mans cars that they have raced over 2 decades.  (more…)

The 2014 Geneva Auto Show [Video]

Published by on Mar 17th, 2014, No Comments

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Finally – the video we have all been waiting for!

Our favorite car-guy and all round petrol head, Chris Harris, obviously visited the prestigious Geneva Auto Show last week, and we have to say, we are pretty excited to see what Chris has to say about some of the amazing (and some not so amazing) debuts, concepts and other wonderful vehicles on show in Geneva. (more…)

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