Mercedes-AMG has revealed the new CLA35, combining the CLA’s sleek new body with the A35’s 302bhp turbocharged four-cylinder engine.
The people of the world are obsessed with communicating with one another. This is much of the story of technology over the past century since the telephone and telephone lines arrived but especially more recently with the emergence of email, SMS, Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and interactive online gaming. These are the world’s most successful digital addictions and account for most of the 10 hours a day we spend staring at screens.
Ferrari revealed the F8 Tributo at this year’s Geneva motor show in a surprise move to replace the current 488 GTB sooner than expected. But rather than an all-new model as expected for this Ferrari model cycle, the F8 is instead a very heavy update on the current chassis, with a Pista-derived engine, fresh styling, and a power figure breathing down the neck of ambitious rivals like the McLaren 720S.
The most fascinating contests usually involve a clash of styles and what we have here is exactly that: the VW Golf GTI TCR versus the Renaultsport Megane RS Trophy. Tricked-up Teutonic understatement takes on sleeve-worn circuit-savvy and more Gallic attitude than the Gilet Jaunes.