Now in its eighth generation, the Volkswagen Golf GTI features the latest in VW’s technological advancements
BMW’s all-electric i4 four-door coupe set to enter production in 2021
Powered by an Audi-derived 600bhp five-cylinder, the KTM X-Bow GTX will compete in the GT2 racing series
Finally – an i30N with a DSG… You can keep your mk8 Golf!
Largely thanks to its reputation for excellent handling, the British marque found itself at the centre of many a collaboration throughout the years.
Toyota GR Yaris revealed in full – return of the homologation special – The performance bargain of 2020?
Toyota has officially unveiled the GR Yaris at this year’s Tokyo Auto Salon, a turbocharged, all-wheel drive three-door hot hatchback that will be the second model in Toyota’s high-performance GR range, and the homologation model for its 2020 WRC world rally car.
The small town of Cheserex in Switzerland was host to a spectacular, no-reserves sale at the weekend, held by world-renowned auction house Bonhams. The sale saw a vast array of metal sell from just over £10,000 to almost £7million.
AMG’s performance hybrids are just the beginning, with a new, bespoke EV already well into development.
Mercedes-AMG is already two years into the development of a high-performance electric car that will rival the Porsche Taycan and Tesla Model S. Confirmed in an interview with AMG boss Tobias Moers at the 2019 Frankfurt motor show, the new model will be underpinned by Mercedes’ upcoming e-platform that will follow the precedent set by Tesla and Porsche in employing a skateboard-style battery layout.
The AMG car will differ greatly from the incoming wave of next-generation Mercedes-Benz EVs (previewed by the Vision EQS pictured above), with Moers confirming: ‘We (AMG) are developing a battery, which meets our requirements regarding performance, both in and out. High-powered electric motors, too.’
The powertrain will have a different set of requirements and performance targets compared to the components in development by Mercedes, with AMG targeting the new Porsche Taycan in terms of performance and range, and Moers claiming it as the new industry benchmark.
The specific form this new AMG will take is more vague, however. ‘There is room for a lot of creativity regarding a purpose-designed BEV platform [derived] from Mercedes, as well there is a lot of room for creative moments,’ Moers said.
You’ll have to dig deep though, as prices start at £117,600 (including VAT).