Audi A3 Sportback Is 2013 What Car? Car Of The Year

Audi A3 Sportback

All-new Audi compact hatchback wins category and overall awards and TT is voted Best Coupe for a seventh successive year in the industry 'Oscars' Audi A3 Sportback is named What Car? Car of the Year 2013 1.4 TFSI 122 SE model also takes home the award for best small family car TT Coupe honoured with its seventh consecutive victory in the Coupe...

Rolls-Royce Announces Record Sales In Company’s 108 Year History

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars today revealed record sales results for 2012. 3,575 cars were sold globally during the year, which represents the third consecutive record and the best sales result in the marque’s 108-year history. The record results were achieved despite a number of challenges in 2012. These included global business uncertainty and political unrest, preparations for the start of production...

All-New Range Rover Hailed As Luxury Car Of The Year By What Car?

Land Rover opens the New Year in the same winning style as it closed 2012, with a major award for the all-new Range Rover. The fourth generation model has been named Luxury Car of the Year by What Car? Announcing the award at a presentation dinner in London, the magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Chas Hallett said: “The Range Rover combines all the merits of a 4x4...

Land Rover-Sponsored Race2Recovery Team Ready To Start World’s Toughest Rally: The Dakar

Race2Recovery Team

Race2Recovery, the group of predominantly injured soldiers who formed a rally team to raise funds for Forces charities, were today in South America ready to begin their challenge to become the first ever disability team to complete the world’s toughest race – the Dakar Rally. The Land Rover-sponsored team’s four Defender-based Wildcat race vehicles will take to the start line...

Bentley Reveals New Performance Flagship Convertible

The Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible

The Continental GT Speed Convertible, Bentley’s new open-top performance flagship - and the world’s fastest four-seat convertible - makes its international debut on 14th January at the North American International Auto Show, Detroit. The new GT Speed Convertible combines the sensory pleasures of roof-down luxury touring with the shattering performance of a 625 PS (616 bhp) twin-turbocharged 6.0 litre W12,...

Citroën Launches New DS3 Red Special Editions

Citroen DS3 Red Special Edition

Citroën has launched an exciting range of DS3 Red special editions for the New Year. The new models are based on DS3’s existing DStyle and DSport trim levels, with exclusive styling cues and additional standard equipment. The special edition DS3 Red range is available now, priced from just £15,655. A TOUCH OF RED Complementing the Polar White or Perla...

New Generation i30 Shortlisted For Europe’s Premier Award

New Generation Hyundai i30

The New Generation i30 has won a place on the shortlist for the Car of the Year 2013 award, becoming the first Hyundai model to make the final round of voting in Europe’s premier award for new cars. The 58 Car of the Year jury members, representing 22 European countries, allocated points to their preferred models during the first round...

McLaren GT Wraps Up Competitive Debut Season With 12C GT3

McLaren GT

In a season of firsts, the 2012 season marked the competitive debut of the McLaren 12C GT3, with 23 examples campaigning in 14 different series with 13 McLaren GT customer teams. Between them, the teams have claimed a total of 19 victories, and covered more than 106,000 kms collectively. With this successful return to the world of customer GT...

Infiniti Production To Start At Sunderland Plant

Colin Dodge with the Infiniti Etherea

Infiniti, the premium car brand of Nissan Motor Co. Ltd, today confirmed that, consistent with its global expansion plans, it will manufacture vehicles in Europe from Nissan’s award winning production base in Sunderland, United Kingdom. The announcement represents a substantial investment of around £250mn into the facility and is expected to secure a further 1,000 jobs at Sunderland and across...

McLaren Launches Bespoke Merchandise Inspired By The 12C

McLaren Black Leather Wallet And Card Holder

McLaren Automotive has designed and developed a range of products inspired by, and focused on, the passion of driving. The products are all available from the recently launched McLaren eStore – www.mclarenstore.com – and the range includes a variety of stylish accessories, clothing and luggage, based around the designs evident throughout McLaren and the groundbreaking 12C high performance sports...