It was announced recently by the new CEO, Wolfgang Durheimer, that Bentley is preparing to produce a 4×4 SUV model, which Bentley is aiming to launch sometime in 2014. The confirmation has allayed months of recent speculation in the motoring industry.
Bentley which is owned by The Volkswagen Group, are planning to use some its parent company’s technology architecture, by utilizing the chassis from the new generation Porsche Cayenne / VW Touareg / Audi Q7 4×4 SUV’s, which already share technologies around the range. Continue reading
The luxury German sports car company Porsche has always moved with the times and reacted to market forces, but in this current climate it is now reacting to environmental issues faced by the automotive industry worldwide.
Porsche has now increased its range of petrol-electric “Hybrid” cars which now encompass the Panamera Saloon and Cayenne SUV ranges. Which means it makes both these models the cleanest and greenest cars in the Porsche stable currently. Continue reading
If you drive for a living you will of course know that fuel costs are amongst the largest bills that your business will often encounter throughout the year. Ensuring that you are able to get the most out of each gallon of diesel will help towards lowering your operating costs and increasing your profits.
Bentley motor cars have always been held in high esteem from the company’s proven historic pedigree in motor racing as far back as the 1920’s, when the then Bentley racing team won the famous 24 hour Le Mans race in France, not once but five times during a ten year period.
The Bentley race cars didn’t just win, they dominated the world renowned Le Mans race circuit by winning consecutively from 1927 – 1930. Their main rival in that era was from “Ettore Bugatti” and his team, but back then the Bugatti cars often suffered from reliability issues, where as the Bentley cars were renowned for their bulletproof reliability. Continue reading
Ferrari has always been at the pinnacle of sports car excellence and represented the top end of motor sport world.
The company was founded by Enzo Ferrari in 1929, and then called “Scuderia Ferrari”. At that time the company manufactured race cars, by the late forties it was decided time to move into the production of street-legal cars, so “Ferrari S.p.A” was formed in 1947. Continue reading
Ford UK has been following on in its efforts to continually improve and make the Ford Transit van even more appealing to potential buyers. The Motor Group have just released another special edition version of the van the SportVan Moondust.
During September students begin relocating around the country to their colleges and universities. Often these moves require the transportation of large amounts of equipment and other essential yet bulky items depending upon the accommodation type.
British Automotive giants Land Rover caused quite a stir at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show this year when unveiling a concept of its new DC100 concept.
The replacement to the iconic defender was one of the expected sights of the show, but the manufacturer surprised the crowds by showcasing a trimmed down, roofless version. The Sport version gets a new petrol engine, unlike the four cylinder diesel found the regular, as well as an 8 speed stop/ start engine; clearly placed with eco thoughts in mind. DC100. The sport also has unique solar panels on the roof to power the onboard systems, taking another page out from the environmentally friendly manual. Continue reading
Should you be looking online for reviews and information regarding the purchase of a new car you will surely take a look at the popular website and magazine ‘What Car?’ The magazine has been reviewing and awarding cars performance, value for money and availability for many years. Not only do they test cars on some of the worlds most dedicated tracks but also on the nation’s roads. Continue reading
Ford has recently held a competition for application developers to come up with new and intriguing in-car applications to be used in conjunction with their Ford SYNC® system. The event was held at the ‘TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon’ inSan Franciscowhere many of the worlds top software developers meet each year to discuss and showcase their skills and work. Continue reading