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Sales pass £500m at Auto Trader but car supply shortages hits profits

The car market was affected by ongoing severe supply woes amid the global semiconductor shortage


21 famously faulty classic cars


Why Britain’s electric cars risk driving into a ‘massive black hole’

The Government is pushing drivers to go electric to meet its net zero targets – yet as it solves one problem, another moves into view. Fuel duty currently earns the Exchequer £24.3bn a year, which is equivalent to nearly 2.3pc of the total tax take. When other taxes on car ownership are included, the total earned from drivers rises to £32bn. Killin...


43 of the best-ever barn-finds


21 forgotten Peugeot classics


Volkswagen ID.7 Interior Design in Aquamarin Blue

Volkswagen presented the new ID.7, the brand’s first global electric model for the upper mid-size class. The combination of ranges up to 700 kilometres (WLTP), superior powertrain, spacious interior and premium technologies makes the ID.7 a comfortable limousine for long distance travel and opens up a new segment for the ID. family. Almost five metres long, the model also has an enhanced customer-focused operating concept and a high-quality appearance. The ID.7 launch is planned for this year in Europe and China, and from 2024 in North America. The new electric drive has been optimised above all in terms of its energy consumption. Depending on the battery sizes, it is predicted that WLTP ranges of up to 700 kilometres and charging capacities of up to about 200 kW will be possible. The ID.7 therefore underlines its long-distance suitability for frequent drivers and fleet customers.The ID.7 is almost five metres long and was designed based on aerodynamic principles. Its roof slopes elegantly to the rear in coupé style and contributes to achieving an excellent drag coefficient of about 0.23 depending on the vehicle equipment. The long wheelbase and short overhangs create plenty of space in the vehicle interior for all occupants.


Ferrari “pushing like hell” to address ‘unhappiness’ with F1 form

The Ferrari Formula 1 factory is “pushing like hell” to produce updates for its 2023 car since the team is “not happy” with current form, according to boss Fred Vasseur.


Bugatti Bolide Looks And Sounds Amazing While Testing At Airbase

The ultimate Chiron is too wild for public roads.


Škoda Enyaq L&K Interior Design

Škoda Auto is completing the top end of its all-electric SUV series by launching the new Enyaq L&K. Steeped in Škoda tradition, this variant named after the Czech car company’s founders Václav Laurin and Václav Klement is distinguished by specific exterior and interior design features and comes with a particularly comprehensive range of standard equipment. There are extensive technical upgrades, as well. The rear-wheel-drive Enyaq L&K 85 and the Enyaq L&K 85x with all-wheel drive deliver a system output of 285 PS (210 kW). They offer an increased range of up to 354 miles (570 kilometres) on the WLTP cycle along with battery charging times – from 10 to 80 per cent in less than 30 minutes. The Enyaq L&K is the first Škoda model to feature a new User interface for enhanced ease of use, with updated graphics that reflect the new Škoda CI.


CT Automotive: Earnings results expected today before market open. Consensus revenue $119.73M, EPS estimate $-0.220.

Earnings results expected today before market open. Consensus revenue $119.73M, EPS estimate $-0.220.


Daniel Ricciardo’s break-up with McLaren continues with £217k supercar for sale

Fancy owning Daniel Ricciardo's McLaren 720S spider?


Going, Going, Goon! Peter Sellers’ Aston Martin DB4GT heads to auction

A 1961 Aston Martin DB4GT owned by comedy legend Peter Sellers and driven by him in 1963’s The Wrong Arm of the Law is to go under the hammer at Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale on 14 July. As ‘Pearly Gates’ in the 1963 Ealing Comedy Sellers escaped the rozzers in their wheezing Wolseley 6/90 thanks to the... The post Going, Going, Goon! Peter Sellers’ Aston Martin DB4GT heads to auction appeared first on Hagerty UK.


Evolution Space, the car that promises to last 50 years

The Space, Evolution's signature electric car, represents a 'unicum' in its sector. It is in fact a circular economy car, i.e., one that can be used for as long as possible without creating waste and at the same time allowing its owner to save some money.Space is obviously a car that winks at the environment, which is why it is equipped with a battery with a range of 750 km that reaches 600 km in just five minutes.The electric powertrain is a 40 kWh lithium-ion battery made up of standard modules.


The most expensive cars on sale today

They may break the bank, but what you pay in cash you get back in... car


Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC Up +1.33% on June 1st Mid-Morning

Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC is trading at £145.20, up by +1.33%. The stock outperform the broader market, with the FTSE 100 up (+0.41%), the FTSE 250 up (+0.12%), and the FTSE 350 up (+0.37%). Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC's peers Senior PLC (+3.58%), Avon Protection PLC (+2.00%), and Boeing Co (-1.70%) all mixed on the day. Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC stands at 483.86K shares, or 1.86% of its 25-day average volume, with an intraday range between £143.75...


The 42 worst car names ever

As Smart launches the ‘Hashtag 1’ – a car named after a social media tag – we delve into the worst car names of all time


Spot the difference: Porsche has a fancy new badge design

Yep, Porsche’s ‘crest’ has been updated for the first time since 2014. Like it?


The 15 electric cars with the longest range


Ferrari told they 'face paying Lewis Hamilton £80m a year' to steal Brit from Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton's F1 future is yet to be decided with a new contract at Mercedes not signed.


New law changes for caravan and motorhome drivers will remove 'overly burdensome' rules

Caravan and motorhome owners have been handed a major lifeline in a popular tourist destination, with red tape being cut to make their journeys easier.


The rare luxury cars fast vanishing from our roads

We track down the unicorn pricey cars that are disappearing from our roads


Alex Wurz raises concerns about Ferrari 'drivability' ahead of Formula 1 Barcelona Grand Prix

The Ferrari SF-23 continues to pose challenges for its drivers, Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz, as they struggle to tame the difficult car. During the Monaco Grand Prix weekend, the team initially showed promise, with Sainz setting the early pace in practice. However, an overnight setup change before Saturday's session...


Red Bull: Mid-season aero reduction might impact Aston Martin's F1 2023 bid

Helmut Marko believes Aston Martin Formula 1's impending reduction in development time will make it harder for the Silverstone team to keep up its Red Bull challenge.


The best new SUVs, and how cheaply you can buy them

From stylish small SUVs to hugely practical seven-seaters, we take a look at all of the models that have earned our maximum five-star rating


Red Bull staff leaving for ‘double wages’ as Helmut Marko admits ‘big problem’

Dan Fallows has joined Aston Martin, Rob Marshalls signed with McLaren, and David George is off to Ferrari.


15 classics that rocked RoStyle wheels


The five fastest electric cars to lap the Nurburgring - and only one of them’s a Tesla

FIRST SLIDE Few things are more certain - or more exciting - to launch you into automotive folklore than lapping the fabled Nurburgring circuit in Germany quickly. Now 12.9 miles in length (its course has changed over the years, making comparisons with older records hard) it is regarded as one of the most challenging laps on earth even by the most talented racing drivers, taking in blind corners, cambered corners, long straights and tree-lined curves. Inevitably the onset of the electric car age has led to car makers trying to prove their credentials by lapping the track as fast as they can; here’s the lowdown on the five fastest to have done so to date:


Used luxury car bargains from just £3k

We take a look at the used cars in the luxury class to suit a smaller pocket than usual


22 of the best ’80s wheels


Collision Happens Right in Front of a Cop Car

Occurred on May 10, 2023 / Cumming, Georgia, USA: "The red SUV didn’t yield at the light to allow the sedan to pass. This resulted in the sedan crashing into the rear of the SUV. Conveniently, an officer had a front row seat to all the action. No major


Cars, cruises and the cost of a house

Today on the Ian King Podcast, Wilfred Frost speaks to a senior economist at Nationwide about house prices.


Helmut Marko lands another dig at Mercedes after Monaco floor reveals

Both Red Bull and Mercedes had their floors on display in Monaco when their cars were craned into the air.


Out-of-control car narrowly avoids collision, crashes into ditch

An out-of-control car veered between lanes before crashing into a ditch on a highway in Thailand. The car narrowly avoids colliding with a pickup truck before careening off the road and smashing into mounds of soil. Despite the dramatic crash, the driver, a female passenger, and their dog escaped with minor injuries.


18 amazing homologation specials


Brilliant new cars worth waiting for coming in 2023 and beyond

Don’t buy a new car until you’ve read our ultimate guide to the cars coming soon


Another W14 tweak revealed at Spanish GP as Mercedes confirm change

After introducing a major upgrade package in Monaco, Mercedes have made an additional change to the W14 car ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix.


Top Gear’s guide to buying a used Volkswagen Polo

Great for first-time drivers and families alike, a VW Polo from the secondhand market is worth a test drive


The FIA, ACO imposed Hypercar BoP for Le Mans without manufacturer agreement

The FIA and the Automobile Club de l’Ouest imposed the Hypercar Balance of Performance for this month’s Le Mans 24 Hours without the agreement of the manufacturers.


Aggressive Mercedes to reveal ‘whole bunch’ of new W14 upgrades

"There will be a little bit we're bringing to Barcelona and many more things in the races that follow..."


McLaren reveals timeframe for 'noticeably different' F1 car upgrade

McLaren’s next major upgrade package will be unveiled between Austria and Britain in what will result in a “noticeably different” Formula 1 car, says team principal Andrea Stella. Following a difficult start to 2023, McLaren admitted it had not hit all of its pre-season targets with the MCL60, leading to its decision to create a specific upgrade plan to the rest of the year. The first of these updates arrived in Baku, but despite a clear step...


38 super small-engined classics


2025 Ferrari Hypercar Test Mule Spied Looking Strange

Don't worry, the production version won't look anything like this.


The car world’s most famous design flaws

Join us for a close look at some of the most notable design failures in the automotive field


33 superheroes of the ’80s


The Porsche Museum adds the brand's first DTM winner to its collection

The Porsche Museum adds the brand's first DTM winner to its collection


The best bargain used SUVs

New SUVs can cost a lot of money, especially now when supply is tight. Time, then, to look at the best bargains in the used space


Axed! Interesting cars cancelled at the last moment

Car makers spend a fortune developing new models, but not all of them make it to the showroom…


Wolff: Aston Martin's Honda switch does not show Mercedes F1 engine has declined

Aston Martin ‘emancipating’ itself by agreeing on a Honda engine deal for 2026 does not imply that the competitiveness of the Mercedes Formula 1 engine has declined, according to Toto Wolff.


Mercedes ANNOUNCE ‘many more’ upgrades for W14 ahead of Spanish Grand Prix

Mercedes are looking to continue their work on the W14 with the introduction of "many more" upgrades throughout the season