VOLKSWAGEN: ID.4 EV gets 295bhp GTX range-topper
Volkswagen has revealed the range-topping GTX model for its ID.4 UK line-up. Packing 295 bhp!
Volkswagen has revealed the range-topping GTX model for its ID.4 UK line-up. Packing 295 bhp!
Jaguar’s sleek I-Pace EV has been given a sportier look, thanks to the introduction of a new I-Pace Black trim level.
Mercedes-Benz has revealed the EQS saloon, the marque’s flagship electric car, which is a zero-emissions alternative to the Mercedes S-Class and becomes the range-topping model of the EQ sub-brand.
KIA’s new EV6 electric car is now available to pre-order. The sleek car will be KIA’s flagship EV, with up to 316 miles of range.
BMW has revealed the first pre-production images of its all-new i4 electric saloon that will rival Tesla’s best-selling Model 3 and the hugely impressive Polestar 2.
Porsche has unveiled its new Taycan Cross Turismo. It’s available to order now with a starting price of £79,340, with first deliveries scheduled for the summer.
Two of the most highly anticipated models to be released this year, the all-new BMW M3 Competition saloon and M4 Competition coupé are now available to order.
Volkswagen has opened its order books for the new Volkswagen Touareg R plug-in hybrid and issued the full specification for its UK-bound line-up.
Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the sixth-generation of its ‘bread-and-butter’ C-Class model. It has been the German marque’s best-selling model of the last decade and this new iteration gets a host of improvements.
Volvo has announced that its all-new C40 Recharge - a pure-electric compact SUV based on the larger XC40 P8 Recharge SUV - is coming to the UK.
Audi has unveiled the sleek and slippery e-tron GT which has the Porsche Taycan and Tesla Model S rivals firmly in its sights.
Volkswagen has opened the sales order books for the new ID.4 SUV. It is expected to be a big seller for Volkswagen, as it taps into demand for electric cars and SUVs.
The perfect storm has come ashore as order books open for the BMW M5 CS. The recently-revealed M5 CS is a hard core, lightweight version of the ‘regular’ M5 Competition saloon.
BMW has introduced a new M Mesh Edition trim level to its X2 range. It is now available to order with first deliveries expected in March, 2021.
It’s been nearly four years since the all-electric concept was initially exhibited at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, but now the Mercedes-Benz EQA has finally been revealed.
Porsche has introduced a 25 Years anniversary limited-edition 718 Boxster to mark the model’s quarter-century.
The new Mercedes-Benz EQS saloon is in the closing stages of development, but the German auto-maker has unveiled a highlight of the interior which it has called the ‘MBUX Hyperscreen’.
The new Volkswagen Golf Estate is now in showrooms and available to order, with prices starting from £24,575.
Renault UK has announced the addition of a new Venture Edition trim level to its award-winning ZOE EV line-up for 2021.
The Jaguar F-Pace SVR has been updated, bringing it in line with the rest of the facelifted F-Pace range for its 2020 model year.
The launch of the all-new vRS completes Skoda’s introduction of the fourth-generation of its best-selling Octavia hatchback and estate, higher levels of safety, new driver assistance systems, more comfort and modern connectivity features.
Audi has opened the order books for its high-performance SQ5 SUV, which has received a host of updates for its 2021 model year.
In pursuance of its ‘green industrial revolution’, the government recently announced plans to bring forward the ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel-fuelled cars to 2030 – five years earlier than originally scheduled.
BMW has revealed the new all-electric BMW iX SUV. Originally called the ‘Vision iNEXT’ when a concept, the new model will use BMW’s latest eDrive electric powertrain, with a power output of around 500bhp and an estimated range of roughly 376 miles.
Full details of the new Skoda Octavia iV PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) have been revealed. It’s the most efficient Octavia ever offered and is capable of up to 43 miles of pure-electric running.
The new 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTD is now available to order for a starting price of £32,790. It’s the most powerful and efficient GTD yet and packs all the new Mk8 Golf’s latest technology.
As its onslaught of model-electrification continues, the Audi Q8 is the marque’s latest model to get plug-in hybrid power with two potent options for Audi’s flagship SUV.
The first all-new High-Performance Hybrid (HPH) supercar – dubbed MV614 – has entered the final stages of its development and test programmes.
Polestar has finally confirmed it will put the four-door Precept GT concept revealed in February of this year into production.
The eighth-generation of VW’s iconic hot hatch is the most hi-tech version to date, so it’s not surprising that the price has crept up a bit compared to the last GTI.
Jaguar’s popular F-Pace SUV has undergone a midlife refresh for its 2020 model year. The changes over the previous iteration include subtle exterior styling tweaks, a fresh new interior design and updated technology.
Land Rover has announced several additions to its new Defender range, including the introduction of a new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) model, which becomes the most efficient available
The seventh generation of the brand’s flagship luxury saloon was announced last week and features an all-new design, a vast array of new technology and a revised engine range.
Bentayga Speed with its mighty bi-turbo W12 engine remains the ultimate Bentayga for markets like the U.S., Middle East, and Asia Pacific region.
Audi has revealed the new 2020 Audi S3 range, based on the all-new A3 launched just last month. At 306bhp, it’s more powerful than before, and is available as a four-door saloon or a five-door ‘Sportback’ hatchback.
Following the launch last year of the Levante Trofeo with its 580 hp Ferrari-sourced V8 powerplant, the new Quattroporte and Ghibli are now available in top-end Trofeo specification, both fitted with the same 3.8-litre bi-turbo engine.
Based on the V-Class, the EQV all-electric MPV is Mercedes’ second electric model after the EQC SUV and is one of the first electric MPVs on sale in the UK.
The facelifted MINI Countryman was unveiled earlier this year and now the range-topping John Cooper Works (JCW) performance model has arrived.
It’s hard to believe that just over four years ago, Aston Martin announced its investment in a brand new manufacturing facility at St Athan in Wales. Last week, the first Aston Martin to be ‘Made in Wales’ was driven off the production line.
Rarely is a motoring icon reborn and updated at the same time, which makes the two new models in the 2020 AC Cobra range announced last week all the more interesting. Each new model runs a very different powertrain to the other. The first...
The all-electric e-tron S is the latest Audi to receive the ‘S’ treatment. It’s the first production electric car to feature three electric motors and pumps out a stonking 489hp.
An innovative device that prevents cars with keyless start and entry from being stolen could save the insurance industry around £380 million a year on car theft claims.
The Jaguar I-Pace has received a mid-life refresh bringing faster charging and upgraded technology to keep it competitive against rivals like the Mercedes-Benz EQC, Audi e-tron and Tesla Model X.
The 2020 Citroen C4 and e-C4 EV has been revealed. Gone are the librarian looks of the previous C4 – last updated in 2015 – as the all-new model has an eye-catching coupé-cum-SUV design, which is bang on trend in the current market.
Mercedes-Benz EQC all-electric SUV customers now have access to POLAR, the UK’s largest public electric vehicle charging network. Operated by BP Chargemaster, POLAR is now available along with other charging networks, through one optional subscription, via ‘Mercedes me Charge’.
The Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 is Volvo’s first battery electric vehicle (BEV) and will arrive in UK showrooms towards the end of this year. Initially only available in ‘R-Design’, more trim grades are expected to follow shortly after.
SKODA has revealed a range of safety features which are all set to make their debut in the fourth-generation Octavia, when it is released in UK showrooms this summer. The new technologies won’t just ensure safety for the driver of the vehicle but also other motorists, pedestrians and cyclists.
Volvo Cars has partnered with tech firm Luminar to provide their industry-leading LiDAR and perception technology for Volvo’s next generation cars.
The Polestar 2 continues to spearhead the introduction and development of new technologies for the Volvo Car Group. It is the first fully-electric vehicle to feature new Acoustic Vehicle Alert System (AVAS) technology and more.
Land Rover launches Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque PHEVs promising up to 201.8mpg and priced similarly to the rest of their respective ranges.
Recently, the government suspended MOT tests across the UK for six months due to the coronavirus pandemic, after motorists expressed concerns over the consequences of not having a pass certificate due to MOT testing centres shutting down.
The all-new, all-electric Corsa-e features a range of up to 209 miles (WLTP) and is available to order right now.
At CUPRA – the performance arm of Spanish automaker SEAT – a team of innovative engineers is transforming the way vehicles are developed by printing car parts.
Car tax changes for 2020 come into effect today, Wednesday 1st April and will introduce a widespread package of updates to all vehicle owners. At the top, the bottom line is that most new car owners will pay more tax from today 1st April, but electric car owners – both new and existing – pay zero, saving many around £1,600 over five years.
Fourth-generation Kia Sorento will get hybrid and diesel power with a plug-in hybrid following later this year.
The BMW Concept i4 previews the forthcoming 2021 BMW i4 and boasts a 523hp electric powertrain and a range of 373 miles.
Despite the cancellation of the 2020 Geneva Motor Show, car manufacturers have still been busy unveiling their latest creations and sharing them online. Read on for Driver Buddy’s round-up of the newest models from Aston Martin, BMW, Honda and more.
Audi has revealed two ‘drive concept’ cars that could essentially be more powerful versions of its E-Tron and E-Tron Sportback in the form of sportier and more performance-oriented ‘S’ models.
The cancellation of this year’s Geneva Motor Show following the coronavirus outbreak has given rise to a new phenomenon – the ‘virtual’ motor show.
The high-performance compact SUV has been revealed online and is expected to go on sale in the UK in April with a price tag in the region of £53,000.
Jaguar Land Rover, which recently unveiled Project Vector as part of the company’s Destination Zero initiative, offering its vision of an autonomous, electric and connected future for urban mobility.
Cooperation between E.ON and Volkswagen Group Components contributes to establishing an ultra-fast charging infrastructure.
Camouflaged quattro versions of new Audi compact hatchback tackle a course also used for the Azores rally to demonstrate latest quattro technology.
UK pricing and specifications for the new Fiat 500 mild hybrid and Panda mild hybrid have been announced, arriving in UK showrooms mid-February and March, respectively.
More details have been released on the highly-anticipated Mercedes-Benz eVito, which offers 112hp of power, 300Nm of torque, a 92-mile average range and a six-hour charging time.
The UK EV market grew by 21% in 2019 with more than 72,000 new plug-in cars registered in the UK – that’s one registered every seven minutes.
2019 was a fantastic year for car safety, and Euro NCAP has highlighted the Best of the Best in class for 2019