Bentley Bentayga Pikes Peak launched to celebrate record run

Ten examples of special-edition Bentayga arrive as nod to hill climb success at the weekend Bentley will produce 10 special-edition versions of the Bentayga to celebrate its record time for a production SUV at the weekend’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Following Rhys Millen’s 10min 49.9sec run in an almost completely standard Bentayga (it […]

2019 Audi RS Q8 due with 670bhp hybrid V8 powertrain

Most potent Audi will share electrified heart with Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid The most powerful series-production Audi yet will take the form of a large SUV when it is launched next year as the RS Q8. Caught on camera during development testing, Audi Sport’s future Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 rival, which is clearly influenced in design […]

Volvo V60 2018 UK review

  If you fancy a challenge, try understating the transformation Volvo has undergone since it was offloaded by Ford eight years ago. Under chief designer Thomas Ingenlath, the brand has since unleashed a series of beautiful, powerfully styled concept cars and then followed them up with recognisably related production models. Road tester Volvo’s signature ‘Thor’s hammer’ headlights […]

BMW’s new 8 Series Coupe tops out at 530 horsepower

Two-door with AWD, rear-wheel steering bows to take on the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe by  NICHOLAS MARONESE   BMW finally took the covers off of its new 8 Series Coupe mid-June, revealing a stylish two-door available – at least in Europe – with a straight-six diesel or a twin-turbo V8. Fitted standard with […]

2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Not quite an all-new model, but this refreshed luxury sedan gets two new engines and a plethora of high-tech features ZURICH, Switzerland – It’s tougher than one might think to determine what’s most impressive about Mercedes’ refresh of its S-Class. Indeed, despite this mid-model update — to most automakers, an excuse […]

BMW X3 M40i 2018 UK review

BMW brings a more restrained take on the performance SUV to rival the Porsche Macan S and Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 What is it? In a world where it seems like performance SUVs are becoming increasingly flashier, ostentatious and — in some cases — downright vulgar, the new BMW X3 M40i arrives as a refreshingly […]

Lotus Evora GT410 Sport 2018 UK review

What is it? Both a racier version of and a replacement for the 410 Sport, the Evora GT410 Sport wins its ‘GT’ prefix mainly by way of weight savings, added aero and more focused running gear, taking cues from the range-topping GT430. Carbonfibre parts including the roof and gratifying one-piece louvred tailgate […]