Car News - : 2008

  • CAR's guide to the 2008 New York auto show

    20 March 2008 by Ben Pulman

    Click here for all the latest new cars and news from the New York auto show our handy A-Z. CAR Online is bringing you all the new cars that count, including coupes from Hyundai, Pontiac and Scion.

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  • Acura TSX

    20 March 2008 by Liz Turner

    The Acura TSX sports saloon has a Marmite face that you either love or hate. The deep v-shaped grille has a self-satisfied smirk and the airdam forms two strange little prongs at the corners. It works...

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  • Hyundai Genesis Coupe

    20 March 2008 by Liz Turner

    Hyundai debuted its new Genesis Coupe in the Banqueting hall of the Javits Conference Centre, and had a pair of cars do a series of doughnuts to celebrate the world debut. The two cars were different:...

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  • Pontiac Sport Truck

    20 March 2008 by Liz Turner

    Pontiac is going to have a tough time trying to stop its 2010 Sport Truck being called the El Camino. From the B-pillar forward its Pontiac G8, but on the back there’s a 6ft pick-up bed and the...

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  • Pontiac G8 GXP

    20 March 2008 by Liz Turner

    The Pontiac G8 GXP, along with the Sport Truck and Solstice Coupe signaled a brighter future for the company when the production models roar off the forecourts from the Fall. GM car tzar Bob Lutz did...

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  • Pontiac Solstice Coupe

    20 March 2008 by Liz Turner

    The Pontiac Solstice Coupe has a fairly simple brief in life. This is the car for anyone who likes the styling of the Roadster but doesn’t have the degree in origami needed to fold the flying...

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  • Scion Hako Coupe concept

    20 March 2008 by Liz Turner

    Welcome to the Scion Hako Coupe concept. Hako is Japanese for box, but if this is a box, then it’s Tupperware that’s been melted on the stove. The concept is designed to express the love of all...

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  • Porsche Rennsport Reunion

    05 December 2007 by Ben Barry

    That’s quite some collection you’ve got there If only. This is a selection (yes, there were lots more) of Porsche race cars from the Rennsport Reunion held recently at Daytona Beach, Florida. The...

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  • Ford Focus ST and estate facelift

    05 December 2007 by Ben Pulman

    A new fast Ford? Not quite. This is a hot Focus, but it’s only a facelifted version of the current ST. Ford showed the regular Focus at the Frankfurt show back in Septmber, but it’s only now that we...

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  • Fiat Grande Punto Abarth SS and revised Croma

    05 December 2007 by Ben Pulman

    I love a bit of white on white, makes me feel like a chav… Fiat used the Italian Motor Show to pull the wraps of the production version of the Grande Punto Abarth SS. And we’re still going to call it...

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  • Subaru Impreza WRX STi Type UK

    05 December 2007 by Ben Pulman

    Come on, I’ve seen the new Impreza before… You have, but not this one. Subaru chose the Bologna Motor Show for the debut of the UK-spec WRX STi, which unlike the 2.0-litre Japanese model we’ve driven,...

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  • Hyundai i10 revealed

    05 December 2007 by Ben Pulman

    Didn’t we see this last month? Two months ago actually, but the new Hyundai i10 city car makes its official show debut at Bologna, and CAR was given access to the car the night before the show so we...

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  • Audi A3 Cabriolet

    05 December 2007 by Ben Pulman

    So what’s the A3 cabrio like in the metal? Not bad. It gets the latest Audi family face, though you’ll have to pay extra for the outta-my-way LED daytime running lights. The rear lights are nice, too,...

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