26 June 2012 10:33
The 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed runs from Thursday 28 June - Sunday 1 July, as Lord March once again throws open the gates of Goodwood House to 150,000 petrolheads. Read on for CAR Magazine's preview of the 2012 Festival of Speed. It's set to be the largest-yet display and demonstration of classic and modern racing cars, world-class drivers, and exotic supercars. In ...
29 September 2011 11:15
Preparations to attend the Mazda MX-5 Owners' Club national rally at the weekend were curtailed by an email out of the blue. I had won the CAR Online competition to win a VIP trip to the Goodwood Revival - including a lap in a classic car. Result! So instead of heading for Northamptonshire it was off to the south coast for ...
01 October 2010 11:30
Rather than embroiling themselves in our live blogging from the 2010 Paris motor, the senior statesmen of CAR (executive editor Gavin Green, contributing editor Ben Oliver and European editor Georg Kacher) have instead retreated to the comfort of a Rolls-Royce Phantom to discuss the 2010 Paris motor show. Click on the video below to watch the three of them debate the themes, ...
Ben Oliver takes the £200,000 Ghost to the ghost towns of California. See the stunning 10-page adventure story in the new August 2010 issue of CAR Magazine – and here are the out-takes from Mark Bramley's stunning photoshoot. Enjoy!
- Motor Shows
- 21 July 2010
21 October 2009 04:00
The vibe on the Toyota stand is subdued, yet upbeat at the same time. They're chuffed to bits with their new products on show, but we can't help remembering Japan's – and the world's – premier car maker's $4.9 billion loss last year. And it's forecast to lose a similar amount in 2009. The undoubted star of the show is ...
16 September 2009 17:21
The top trends at Frankfurt motor show 2009 1. Carbonfibre. From the tub in the oddball Volkswagen L1 to the wing mirrors of the Mercedes SLS, the glossy black woven stuff, both real and fake, is everywhere.2. LED Lights. Impossibly white and bright, no glitzy concept or top-end German model is complete without a liberal sprinkling of the blinding lights. ...
Lamborghini Reventon Mazda MX-5 Superlight VW L1 diesel-hybrid Mercedes SLS AMG Aston Martin Rapide Ferrari 458 Italia Watch the video Rolls-Royce Phantom Watch the video Audi E-Tron The first car Mini celebrations at the Frankfurt motor show 2009 Renault Zoe ZE concept Watch the video Renault Fluence conceptWatch the video Renault Kangoo conceptWatch the video Ford C-Max Abarth ...
- Motor Shows
- 15 September 2009
24 July 2009 11:55
Finnish rally ace Marcus Gronholm averted disaster to make a promising debut at the 2009 Pikes Peak international hillclimb. The world rally champion’s attempt was severely hampered when the rear tyre of his Ford Fiesta exploded, forcing him to limp home to a still-respectable fifth position in a time of 11min 28.963sec. Japanese rally star Nobuhiro ‘Monster’ Tajima claimed first ...
20 March 2009 16:11
The 2009 Festival of Speed – held this year over the weekend of 3-5 July – will honour motorsport’s endurance heroes with a celebration of Le Mans’ 60th anniversary. ‘The Festival will pay tribute to the men who fought against the odds on the track and won,’ Lord March told CAR Online. ‘With drivers like Jochen Mass, Jacky Ickx, Jackie ...
05 March 2009 15:45
Ok so, initial impressions, here we go! Give Hummer the finger, get butterflies from Zonda. Disappointed by Bentley, fly past another CCX edition. Strangely attracted by Octavia estate 4x4 [perhaps all the car the utilitarian/pragmatist would ever need], like the look of the pumped up Fabia. Polo is solid looking, solid feeling, Passat CC 'Blue', efficient though it is, is ...