Car News - : 2007

  • Andy Priaulx interview

    14 December 2007 by Car magazine

    His racing season might be over for this year, but 33-year-old Andy Priaulx has barely stopped since clinching his third consecutive World Touring Car crown – an incredible feat in a series packed...

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  • Race of Champions preview and video

    13 December 2007 by Richard Aucock

    The Race of Champions is the annual end-of-season jamboree. Two drivers from eight nations all go head-to-head, on two parallel 1km tracks, in a series of identical cars, to be eliminated via group...

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  • SEMA’s good, the bad and the ugly II

    01 November 2007 by Phil McNamara

    Alpine R-class Believe me, that is an R-class. Hidden away in the depths of the wheels and tyres hall lurked this mutated MPV, slammed on 30-inch wheels. Surrounded by the DUB editorial team, the...

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  • Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagon TDI

    31 October 2007 by Phil McNamara

    What's that: a cool and understated Golf wagon? You'd better believe it. And it's more than a modified Golf estate, it's the spearhead for Volkswagen's renewed diesel push into North America. VW knows...

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  • SEMA’s good, the bad and the ugly

    31 October 2007 by Phil McNamara

    Dodge Charger It's Halloween today, so we thought we’d bring you some monsters from the SEMA show. Muscle cars dominate the world's biggest automotive accessories fair, and this Dodge Charger...

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  • Volvo XC70 Surf Rescue

    30 October 2007 by Phil McNamara

    The lowdown: XC70 Surf Rescue Volvo is adding a touch of Baywatch glamour to the XC70, with this Surf Rescue concept car. The jacked up, yellow and red rescue vehicle was unveiled at the world's biggest aftermarket show – SEMA in Las Vegas – which starts today (Tuesday 30 October). CAR is reporting live from the show, which establishes key automotive...

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  • LA Auto Show Design Challenge

    22 October 2007 by Ben Pulman

    I thought all the wackiness was out in Tokyo? You were wrong. The Los Angeles Auto Show starts in mid-November and for the past three years has run a design contest to see what cars could look like in the future. This is the fourth year of the Design Challenge and this year contestants were asked to envision the ‘RoboCar of...

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  • Lotus Exige Sport 240

    15 October 2007 by Damion Smy

    Another day, another Lotus? They don’t quite come around that often but this is another iteration of the Exige, but it is a model exclusive to Australia. The supercharged Toyota engine receives...

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  • Mitsubishi Evo X world premiere

    15 October 2007 by Damion Smy

    What do you mean, world premiere? Yes, we weren’t quite sure either but the Australian International Motor Show was in fact the world premiere of the new Mitsubishi Evo X. No, not Frankfurt to build...

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  • Toyota LandCruiser

    15 October 2007 by Damion Smy

    Is that really a new LandCruiser? It is, and Toyota Australia’s senior executive director sales and marketing, David Buttner, said the unveiling of the LandCruiser in Sydney reflected the significant...

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  • Ferrari Turns 60…

    26 June 2007 by Ben Oliver

    Happy Birthday to you... Ferrari is celebrating its 60th anniversary with a five-day party at its famous Fiorano test track. More than 1000 Ferraris have descended on Maranello from around the world,...

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  • Ferrari smashes world record

    13 June 2007 by Jack Rix

    Another record for Ferrari? Ferrari has set a new record on the Silverstone circuit – but this one didn't involve F1 car heroics or three figure speeds. Ferrari GB and the Ferrari Owners Club set a...

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  • Brooklands Centenary

    12 June 2007 by Jack Rix

    Brooklands Centenary Festival: the lowdown The world’s first purpose-built race track will celebrate 100 years of motorsport this weekend - 100 years to the day after opening its banked turns in 1907.

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  • Seat Altea Freetrack unveiled

    08 June 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Seat Altea Freetrack: the lowdown Bandwagon alert! Seat is the latest manufacturer to join the soft-roader club, with the Freetrack version of the Altea XL, unveiled at this week's Barcelona Motor...

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  • Volkswagen Tiguan

    29 November 2006 by Ben Whitworth

    Volkswagen Tiguan: the lowdown Volkswagen is going Freelander hunting with its new Golf-based Tiguan off-roader. Unveiled at the Los Angeles Motorshow this morning, Concept Tiguan gives a nine-tenths...

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