Some awful, tragic news from Le Mans. Driver Allan Simonsen has died as a result of injuries sustained from a crash just 10 minutes after the start of this year’s race.
If you've been following our intrepid reporter at this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans, you might well have spotted SRT Motorsport's Viper GTS-R. This isn't it. This is something better. Because you can pick up the telephone and actually swap a large bag of pounds for one, then race it in FIA GT3, the Pirelli World Challenge GT, NARRA, SCCA/NASA, ADAC GT Cup, Arena Essex National Bangers, err, Rainbow Road... the list goes on.
Arguably, the best way to enjoy rallying is retrospectively, in your pants, and on your sofa. Not stuck on a Welsh hill, deciding whether to drink your flask of tea or poor it into your shoes. A philosophy galvanized by this - a superb trailer for a documentary called Easier Said Than Done.
Only from the makers of a film where New York Zoo animals go on a Madagascan adventure, and a Panda turns into Bruce Lee, will you get a movie about a snail that races in the Indianapolis 500. Welcome everyone, to Dreamworks' upcoming film, Turbo.
Remember when Sabine Schmitz got a standard Ford Transit, took everything (including Hammond) out, then drove around the Nurburgring in 10:08? You should, because she set an unofficial record for the fastest commercial vehicle...
Here's a faster way to mess up your hair: The Golf GTI Cabriolet with 210 bhp. Powered by a 2.0-litre TSI engine, the Golf GTI Cabriolet ever accelerates from 0 – 100 km/h in just 7.3 seconds. Its top speed is 235 km/h. This contrasts with a combined fuel consumption of just 7.7 L/100km and CO2emissions of 180 g/km.
The original Fiat 500 was a dinky little city car that brought cheap, economical transportation to the masses of Italy. This is the latest iteration of that concept: a four-metre long, seven-seat people carrier dubbed the Fiat 500L MPW. Wait, what?
Infiniti looks kind of stalled at the moment. There haven't been any new cars for years. But there are signs of germination from Nissan's up-market marque.
In 1963, Porsche presented the original model to the public: The type 901. Now, they are ready for the anniversary party of the 911 sports car, with a special model which is slated to be unveiled at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt in September. Simply called the "911 50th Anniversary Edition", the car will coincide with the 50th anniversary of the 911 at the IAA in Frankfurt, which opens its doors to the public on 12 September.