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 […]

Trump considering 20% tax on US car imports

After Donald Trump suggests overseas car makers could be charged as much as 20% import tax, Jyrki Katainen said EU will retaliate The European Union will react to US president Donald Trump’s import tax on cars shipped from Europe, a vice-president of the European Commission has warned. Jyrki Katainen called for an end to growing […]

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 […]