McLaren MSO R Coupe and Spider revealed

McLaren Special Operations (MSO) has revealed a pair of bespoke vehicles for one cashed-up customer – the MSO R Coupe and MSO R Spider. Based on the previous generation ‘Super Series’ family, which includes the 650S and 675LT, the MSO R Coupe and Spider feature an array of unique appointments and upgrades to make sure they stand out from more ‘common’ versions. With the exception of the folding roof, both cars are essentially identical. The pair share external, internal and mechanical specifications, including their Liquid Silver exterior paint – though the Coupe is finished in satin, and…

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Audi: Legislation the biggest hold-up with autonomous vehicles

We’ve seen the technology in action and know that in theory, at least, it works well. But, when put to the real test, the thing holding autonomous vehicles up at the moment is legislation and the complex web of legislative bodies around the world. Audi board member for technical development, Peter Mertens told Australian media that the process has already begun in Germany. “Let’s talk about our home market to start with. There has been legislation for a couple of weeks now and I appreciate the flexibility of the government in giving us…

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$20 Million Worth Supercars Secured From Hurricane Irma!

Check out this amazing video about these $20 Million worth Supercars secured from Hurricane Irma at the Prestige Imports Miami. As we all know many people has lost their houses, cars, trucks, valuables…many of them lost everything in the floods in Texas and Florida. Sometimes, there is not much that you can do to protect your belongings from a natural catastrophe. However, it is very good to see that some very rare and expensive supercars were saved from Hurricane Irma in Miami. All of these supercars were saved from Hurricane Irma in a…

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We Remember Paul Walker On His BIRTHDAY!

In order to show a huge respect for this true gearhead that will live forever in our hearts, we remember Paul Walker with the most memorable moments on his BIRTHDAY! It’s been almost four years since our beloved Paul Walker died in a car accident together with his friend Roger Rodas. According to the Police statement the speed of the Porsche that Roger Rodas drove was between 80 and 93 mph (around 150 km/h) but no evidence of drag racing was found. Besides of speed the condition and the age of the tires was the primary…

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‘Diesel is the devil, ban it’ says Industry figurehead

There’s been a lot said about diesel fuel over the past few years, but a statement from Simon Birkett, founder and director of Clean Air London, at the inaugural Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest could be one of the more controversial ones yet. “Diesel is the devil, and we do need to ban it,” Birkett said while sitting on a panel of experts, including Jaguar Land Rover’s head of powertrain development, Iain Grey. “The more complex questions are: which vehicles; where; when; and how. That is much more complicated – it’s about providing the…

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2018 Volkswagen Passat, Tiguan initial details revealed in updated brochures

Details for the upgraded 2018 model-year Volkswagen Passat and Tiguan ranges have been released this week, via new brochures on the company’s Australian website. While we’re waiting to get the official word from Volkswagen Australia, keen-eyed CarAdvice reader, Nick, spotted the updates while configuring a Tiguan on the company’s local online configurator. For the Passat, the update appears to be limited to the addition of the company’s new 9.2-inch infotainment system with satellite navigation on all models bar the entry-level 132TSI, as previewed on the limited-run Passat Alltrack Wolfsburg Edition (above). However, the brochure for the standard Passat Alltrack doesn’t appear to be available…

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Lamborghini Huracan Smokes Tuned SUPRA!(VIDEO)

Every single car guy knows that Toyota Supra is not a car you want to mess with because there so many videos on internet showing that Supra is humiliating much more powerful and expensive cars. A lot of Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Porsche owners were humiliated by a 20 year old tuned Supra. However, if the driver is not good enough for racing even a superfast tuned Supra could not help him in a drag race battle, especially not versus Lamborghini Huracan. Lamborghini Huracan Smokes Tuned SUPRA 2 In the video…

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2018 Lotus Evora GT430 Sport: 315km/h sports car becomes fastest-ever road-going Lotus

Following in the footsteps of the regular Lotus Evora GT430 – the British brand’s most powerful road-going model ever – Lotus has added a newer, even faster, variant to its ranks: the 2018 Lotus Evora GT430 Sport. Powered by the same supercharged 3.5-litre V6 engine producing 320kW of power at 7000rpm and 440Nm of torque at 4500rpm, the 2018 Lotus Evora GT430 Sport takes the regular Evora GT430 and simplifies things even further. Stripped of the standard Evora GT430’s “downforce-creating aerodynamic elements”, Lotus says the new Evora GT430 Sport will match its non-Sport sibling in hitting 100km/h in 3.8 seconds (in six-speed manual…

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Jaguar Future-Type concept revealed

Ever wondered what a Jaguar might look like in 2040? This is how the British brand thinks it could look – it’s the Jaguar Future-Type concept. The futuristic show car has been deployed at Jaguar Land Rover’s Tech Fest event in London, where the UK company aims to showcase how it sees the car of tomorrow. Or, in the case of the Jaguar Future-Type concept, in a few thousand tomorrows. Described as a “premium compact on-demand vehicle concept, designed to meet the mobility needs of future generations”, the Future-Type concept is said to represent the switch from the…

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Mazda CX-5, Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet score five-star ANCAP rating

The 2017 Mazda CX-5 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet have been awarded the maximum five-star safety rating by ANCAP this week, while the Kia Picanto micro car only managed four. Scoring 36.48 out of 38 for adult occupant protection (95 per cent), the CX-5 performed well in physical tests and comes with all three (City, Interurban, Pedestrian) levels of autonomous emergency braking (AEB) as standard equipment. Until this week, the CX-5 had gone unrated by the crash-testing authority, despite being the top-selling vehicle in its class. “As the highest selling unrated model in Australia and New Zealand so far this year,…

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