Monday 25 June 2012

Video: I'd tap that...

Or smash through it. If you have the inability to stop before a parking barrier in your Citroën C4 hatchback, you should really question your driving skills.

This particular incident took place in a car park entrance in Bulgaria when the female driver of the C4 crashed through the parking barrier.

Spied: 2014 Mini Traveller

Mini has begun publicly testing its new upcoming sub-compact premium MPV, dubbed Traveller, in Austria.

Using a Countryman Cooper S as a test-bed, the bright red test mule is distinguished by over-sized wheelarches and a longer wheelbase.

Friday 22 June 2012

Spied: 2013 Citroën C4 Picasso

Spies have caught up with the next-generation C4 Picasso undergoing hot-weather testing in Southern Spain.

Styling is more evolution rather than revolution, so the new C4 Picasso will be instantly recognisable as certain styling elements will be carried over from the current car, including the elongated headlights and A-pillar windows.

Spied: 2013 Dacia Logan and Sandero

The next-generation Dacia Logan sedan and Sandero hatchback have been spied undergoing hot-weather testing in Southern Spain.

Despite the excessive camouflage, styling for both cars is expected to be both contemporary and upmarket.

Thursday 21 June 2012

Spied: 2013 Fiat Viaggio

Fiat may be looking to launch the recently-announced Viaggio sedan in Europe, as the first prototype has been spied on European soil.

The prototype was snapped on the sunny streets of Turin, Italy last week by another motorist.

Tuesday 12 June 2012

Video: Weird footage sees yellow Citroën 2CV give birth

We must admit, we’ve seen some strange videos in our time but this video borders on creepy and cringe-worthy.
Filmed independently, it shows a pair of Citroën 2CV’s mating in the wild that eventually give birth to a ‘baby’ 2CV, which drives around looking for petrol to drink.

Monday 11 June 2012

Spied: 2014 Ferrari California Turbo

A prototype of the Ferrari California sports roadster was spied on video undergoing testing at the marque’s private test-track in Italy.

What makes this footage intriguing isn’t the disguise, it’s the noise emitted from the front-mounted engine, as it appears to be sporting a turbocharged powerplant.

Friday 8 June 2012

British car sales rise by 7.9% in May

The new car market in Britain grew by nearly 8% last month, marking the five month of increasing sales in 2012.
The market was assisted by strong private sales and return of the fleet sector, which had been in decline for the previous three months.

Saturday 2 June 2012

Spied: 2014 Mercedes C-Class

In our third 'spied' instalment, spies have caught the upcoming Mercedes C-Class sitting in traffic in Germany. Doing so, they also spied the interior for the first time.

Despite the extensive cladding, the next C-Class is expected to adopt styling cues off the larger CLS coupé and will feature a smaller oval-shaped grille.

Man dies after inhaling airbag fumes

Airbags are designed to save your life in the event of an accident, but at a recent inquest, it was cited that airbag gases caused the death of a British motorist.

On Friday 12th November 2010, 59-year-old engineer Ronald Smith was involved in a six-car crash. Smith escaped unharmed from his Insignia but the crash was so violent that one window shattered, causing a shard of glass to pierce the driver’s side airbag, releasing the contents.

Friday 1 June 2012

Video: Consumer Report slams Toyota Prius C

Consumer Reports has criticised the Toyota Prius C supermini after taken it for a spin.

Although based on the new Yaris, the platform was described as lacklustre. The Prius C is powered by a 1.5 litre petrol engine, which combined with an electric motor, produces 99bhp (100PS/74kW).

Spied: 2014 Honda Civic Type-R

Prove that Honda is currently testing the much-loved Civic Type-R comes courtesy of these chassis test mules have were spied around Honda's technical centre at the Nürburgring, boasting an oversized rear wing.

Manabu Nishimae, president of Honda Motor Europe, admitted that “customers are keen to see sporty models and while we can’t deliver immediately we are going to develop and deliver those products.”

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