The Honda Civic Type R Concept was unveiled for the first time at the Geneva Auto Show earlier this year. However, today we get to see an exclusive, up close video of the Japanese automaker’s latest creation.
Popular automotive YouTube channel, Auto Express, recently gave us a special ‘behind-the-scenes’ look at the Honda Civic Type R concept in Belgium.
Some lucky fans were invited to tag along for an exclusive first look at the new car. And while our invitation must have gotten lost in the mail, we do have this video to watch. (more…)
As you may have heard over the past month or two, General Motors have landed themselves in some serious hot water. The company has recalled a staggering number of cars lately, making it into the record books as the biggest recall in history.
To date, the crumbling company has recalled more than 29 million cars over the past few months. Most of the cars being recalled are US-based, with a few others being from Canada and other parts of the world.
Yesterday, the company – no doubt with their heads hanging in shame – announced that they are recalling a further 7.6 million cars in the US and roughly 800 000 cars elsewhere. Some of the cars they are recalling in this new batch, dates back as far as 1997.
Including the cars being recalled elsewhere in the world with the US recalls today, it brings the total number of fresh recalls to 8.4 million. (more…)
On Thursday, the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed kicked off and, just like every year, showcased some of the most incredible cars, concepts and cool gadgets that you will find in the automotive industry.
Held for four days, from the 26th to the 29th of June, this year’s festival brought festival goers 4 days of thrilling action that was sure to make any petrol head jump for joy.
After all, the Goodwood Festival of Sound is the place to show off the latest and greatest in motoring ingenuity. Whether it’s a new, beautiful sports car baring a name such as Ferrari, Lamborghini or Maseratti or a concept that seems a little wacky – Goodwood has it all. (more…)
The Drive Channel on YouTube never ceases to amaze us with their in-depth and informative videos. And today’s video is no different.
The Daytona Speedway is home to some super powerful, really fast cars – and one of them is the new Chevrolet Corvette prototype. Ever wondered what to would feel like to take a spin in a Corvette around a racetrack? Will this video will give you some indication.
For the Drive Channel, Jordan Taylor takes the new Chevrolet Corvette Daytona prototype for a spin around the track on a test day at Watkins Glen. (more…)
Smartphones, smart homes, smart everything. It was only a matter of time before the race for the integrated smart car started to heat up, and finally it has.
A few months ago, Apple introduced us to CarPlay – their answer to a ‘smart car’ system. With CarPlay, drivers can seamlessly integrate their iPhone to their cars and experience services such as iTunes, Maps and voice commands in the car.
And now, Google has announced their version: introducing Android Auto.
Android Auto basically follows the same premise as CarPlay, except it’s (obviously) geared towards Android operating smartphones. Announced yesterday at Google’s I/O conference, Android Auto aims to make your driving experience smarter and safer. (more…)
Now this looks like something straight out of a Sci-Fi movie or The Jetsons.
Over the past couple of months, the word ‘hover car’ or ‘hover board’ has garnered a lot of attention. Something that people initially thought would be impossible to pull off, is now making big waves in the automotive, science and technology industry.
Let’s face it – as humans, we have a weird (yet wonderful) fascination with anything that flies; or in this case, hovers. We have seen to in films and read about it in novels, so the idea of actually developing a flying/hovering car is one that would appeal to many.
And now it seems that Israel’s busiest city will be one of the first cities to test out an actual hover car system. (more…)
When Ferrari does something, they do it good. And this testament has been proved one again in the form of the all new, all amazing, F12 TRS.
This car is basically the stuff dreams are made if. Many a sports car fan would probably tear up at the sight of this beauty in their driveway. Unfortunately for us (and fortunately for one lucky person) we will never be able to get our hands on this beauty, as it is a special, one-off edition.
The F12 TRS embodies a somewhat ‘old school glamour’ when it comes to sports cars. It is quite clearly designed to go fast and it is quite clearly Ferrari. (more…)
It seems as though Jay Leno’s privileges (or luck) just seems to get better and better.
While we are already insanely jealous of his incredible car collection – and not even to mention the fact that he basically gets to drive any collector’s car his heart desires – the little green monster inside of us turned a different shade of green after we saw this. And it’s not because the car itself is green.
The ex talk show host recently had the opportunity to take a very, very rare Ferrari for a ride about town.
Now when we say rare, we mean really rare. This is a 1952 Ferarri Barchetta – a one of a kind, once off, special edition beaut that belonged to none other than Hnery Ford II. And what’s even more astonishing, is the fact that it was given to Ford as gift by Mr. Ferrari himself; Enzo Ferrari. (more…)