On Saturday 17th May, Aston Martin Works Service hosted its ninth and most successful Bonhams’ Auction of Aston Martin motor cars and related automobilia. This year’s sale generated a record £4.7 million with bids taken from enthusiasts from around the world including Latvia, Japan, Australia and the United States.
Since the first auction in 2000, the specialist auctioneer Bonhams has sold more than £14m worth of Aston Martins and related auto
Tom Walkinshaw began his motorsports career in 1968 and then formed Tom Walkinshaw Racing in 1975. Now with over 30 years’ experience in performance engineering, they have turned their expertise on the special edition Mitsubishi L200 double cab pick-up.
The L200 Walkinshaw Performance will benefit from the following standard equipment:
20 inch ‘Equinox’ alloy wheels and tyres
Walkinshaw Performance leather seats
Mercedes-Benz B-Class: Sports Tourer in better shape than ever
After three successful years, Mercedes-Benz has overhauled the design and engineering of the B-Class. The facelift programme focused on environmental compatibility, economic efficiency and comfort, with further advances being made in each of these areas. Thanks to a series of detailed improvements, the four-cylinder engines now burn up to seven percent less fuel than previously, and distinguish themselves with remarkably low exhaus
The A-Class once again sets the standards for safety, comfort and environmental protection
Stuttgart – With more than 500,000 units produced within three and a half years, the A-Class is among the bestsellers in the Mercedes-Benz passenger car range. Now the latest generation of this compact car is showing itself to be more youthful, attractive and environmentally compatible than ever before. This is ensured by a completely revised design, high-grade appointments and new technical developments
Skoda Auto registered impressive growth in worldwide sales during April. The company's total sales for the month reached 63,726 vehicles – a 23.3 per cent increase on the same period last year.
In the first four months of the year, Skoda sold 237,200 cars – up 17.7 per cent on January-April 2007. The fastest-growing
15 years of growth and continuous success: Audi Hungaria, a fully-owned subsidiary of AUDI AG, is celebrating its 15th anniversary in Győr this year. In spring 1993, AUDI AG signed a purchase agreement for the acquisition of a production hall from Rába, a truck manufacturer based in Győr, and announced the establishment of AUDI HUNGARIA MOTOR Kft. The purchase of the 100,000 square meter (1,076,391 square foot) production hall was the first milestone in the history of Audi Hungaria. The plant has since grown to 1.6
Few sports cars are developed specifically for Britain’s roads. Those that have been tend to become true ‘driver’s cars’. Alfa Romeo is planning for the new, limited edition Alfa Brera S to join those ranks.
After a year of intensive suspension and chassis development at Prodrive, the world-leading motorsport specialist, the result is a sports coupe that subtly enhances all that is good about the original Alfa Brera, while bestowing it with outstanding driver feedback and handling.
The New BMW 1 Series Convertible is the first premium compact drop-top from BMW in three decades. Blending BMW’s renowned driving dynamics and performance with class-leading economy and efficiency, the BMW 1 Series Convertible delivers driver enjoyment and low running costs in equal measure.
The range spans the smooth and responsive 2.0-litre 115 kW 120i Convertible to the hot-shot 135i twin turbo straight six 135i Convertible, and includes the 3.0-litre straight six-cylinder 125i model, mea
On the surface, the link between MINI CHALLENGE and boating may seem tenuous at best, but look a bit deeper and MINI CHALLENGE racer, Darren Berry will build that link for you as his company - Clipper Motor Yachts - presents his MINI CHALLENGE racecar at the 20th annual Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show this weeke
Audi R8 2007
Brakes & Tires
ABS, vented disc/vented disc
All Wheel Drive
Displacement cu in (cc):
Power bhp (kW) at RPM:
420(313) / 7800
Redline at RPM:
Torque lb-ft (Nm) at RPM:
317(430) / 4500
Exterior Dimensions & Weight
Length × Width × Height in:
Weight lb (kg):
Acceleration 0-62 mph s:
TV star Christopher Ellison, who played DI Burnside in ITV’s The Bill, has launched Fiat’s new ‘Bravo Challenge’ – a 48-hour ‘go anywhere’ car adventure.
The actor, who has also appeared in other major TV series including Eastenders, Casualty, Bergerac and The Sweeney, kicked off Fiat’s exciting touring initiative w
P-G Andersson has ended the Rally d’Italia Sardegna inside the top 10, following three days of faultless running of his SX4 WRC. Andersson, who ended up ninth described his car as ‘perfect’ throughout the entire rally, with the SX4 WRC requiring nothing more than routine servicing at the end of every day. On the final