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Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace, a 7-seater with German flavour

Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace, a 7-seater with German flavour

As Volkswagen announces, this increase of 21 extra centimeters is preceded by an increase in its wheelbase of 11 extra centimeters. Taking into account these data, not only should we notice that the company offers, as they themselves argue, a more spacious or usable […]

How to design a suspension

How to design a suspension

But what is the suspension of a car? To keep it short, we could define it as everything that connects the wheels to the rest of the car. And as such, it is of vital importance as we will see below. Let's make a summary of the types of suspension and their main […]

Handbrake light on: what does it mean and what to do?

Handbrake light on: what does it mean and what to do?

What is the parking brake light? The parking brake warning light is almost always identified by a P inside a circle with two brackets on the outside. This circle with brackets is, in fact, the reference symbol for many warning lights in the car's brake system. We […]

First images of the interior of the new Kia Sportage

First images of the interior of the new Kia Sportage

The step forward in the placement and visual finish of the elements is appreciated. The infotainment system screen grows in size and the steering wheel is modernized. We are surprised, in any case, the presence of countless buttons on the center console at a […]

The history of the Lancia Stratos

The history of the Lancia Stratos

As life would have it, Giugiaro left Bertone two years later, and Bertone didn't hesitate to hire Gandini for its design team. Marcelo's evolution at Bertone was noticeable, even though he was just "one more". His first great known work would be the Miura. In 1966, […]

Scion, rest in peace (2003-2016)

Scion, rest in peace (2003-2016)

In the late 1990s, Toyota realised that its typical customer base was over fifty, and that it needed to attract younger customers. It was decided to create a dedicated brand, in the same way that General Motors created the Geo and Saturn brands. It was basically […]

Toyota Supra 3.0i and 3.0i Turbo A70 (USPI)

Toyota Supra 3.0i and 3.0i Turbo A70 (USPI)

The Toyota Supra A70 lost the name Celica, as the two previous generations were the top of the range Celica. In 1986 the range was split in two, leaving on the one hand the front-wheel drive Celica, and on the other hand the Supra with rear-wheel drive and longitudinal […]

Gran Turismo Sport: New Era, New Direction

Gran Turismo Sport: New Era, New Direction

And how has it earned such respect? Thanks in part to a racing simulator called Gran Turismo. A simulator that has sold over 75 million copies across all of its installments, and of which we would like to introduce you to the latest: Gran Turismo Sport. It's important […]

Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-16 Evolution II: a matter of pride

Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-16 Evolution II: a matter of pride

With the Mercedes 190E EVO2 the opposite is true. Everyone knows that this is a special version and not just any 190E. To begin with, only 502 units were produced and they were used for the homologation of the car in the DTM championship. Then, and above all, […]

Why hasn't the Toyota GT 86 succeeded?

Why hasn't the Toyota GT 86 succeeded?

It is very grateful for the effort made by Toyota and Subaru investing in the development of the GT 86, a halo car of those who do not always bring benefits, but it shows that in these brands there are people who like cars. With the GT 86 Toyota offers its particular […]

Simca 1000

Simca 1000

The project to manufacture what we know today as Simca 1000 was born in the mid-fifties of the last century, when the French brand was the second French car manufacturer, just behind Renault, despite having such a limited range. But when the Sinai war broke out […]

Alfa Romeo 155 (1992-1997)

Alfa Romeo 155 (1992-1997)

In January 1992, Alfa Romeo unveils in a special event in Barcelona its new model, the 155 (although its official debut would not be until the Geneva Motor Show in March of the same year). It is the second model of the brand with front-wheel drive and transverse […]

Mazda MX-5 Miata Speedster Evolution and MX-5 RF Kuro

Mazda MX-5 Miata Speedster Evolution and MX-5 RF Kuro

If you like the Kuro, based on the imminent retractable hardtop version, maybe you'll see your wishes come true and you'll be able to buy an MX-5 with that semi-matte metallic paint. Personally I'd advise against it, as it's almost impossible to keep that kind […]

The new all-wheel-drive BMW M5 is the fastest M of all time

The new all-wheel-drive BMW M5 is the fastest M of all time

The look is raw, but discreet, very much in the style of the M5 E39. Its differentiating elements are noticeable in its large wheels, its large air intakes at the front, the rear diffuser, its widened tracks or in the four exhaust outlets. Let's move on to the […]

Volkswagen Golf R

Volkswagen Golf R

But in this profession to which I dedicate myself, if there is a maxim that one must always apply oneself, it is not to pay attention to prejudices, in the same way that one must not pay attention to pressures from the environment and brands. Otherwise, what's […]

Zastava Yugo, the worst best car ever?

Zastava Yugo, the worst best car ever?

Let's take a look at some advertisements in the written press. In Spain it had the slogan "Yugo, the surprise", in which it also highlighted its strong points: assistance throughout Spain and compatible technology, and, above all, emphasizing its very low price. […]

Will we ever see cars with the Saab logo again?

Will we ever see cars with the Saab logo again?

NEVS has a production plant under construction in China that should be capable of making 200,000 cars a year, while still relying on what's left of Saab's sales and distribution network. But does this give us hope of seeing cars with the Saab logo on the grille […]

Alfa Romeo 4C

Alfa Romeo 4C

The car gains speed with desire and the sound, although not orgasmic like the 458 Italia, impresses you with its depth, while the wind begins to be heard too, massaging the fine bodywork of Italian design. I kiss the 210 per hour marker while I slightly hollow […]

Holden Commodore, another victim of globalisation

Holden Commodore, another victim of globalisation

High-performance-loving Australians will notice it the most. Rear-wheel drive and V8s will move to - at best - V6s and all-wheel drive. More mainstream versions will use front-wheel drive and four-cylinder engines. It's already the norm in these parts, but it […]

Audi RS4 B7 (USPI)

Audi RS4 B7 (USPI)

Since then, little by little, the idea of buying a muscular family car has been gaining ground in my heart until I was determined to want one as soon as I became a parent. That time came this year, and the RS4 was the first choice. The problem? Well, my wife was […]

Cleaning diesel/petrol injectors: when to do it and how much it costs!

Cleaning diesel/petrol injectors: when to do it and how much it costs!

What are injectors? Injectors are cylindrical-shaped devices whose task is to transfer fuel from the tank to the engine, atomizing it correctly for optimal combustion. The fuel pump extracts the fuel from the tank and transports it through specific pipes to […]

New Peugeot 3008 GT and GT Line

New Peugeot 3008 GT and GT Line

The 3008 GT is quickly distinguished by the specific wheel arches and 235/50 R19 tyres as standard, with two-tone Boston diamond rims. This and the engine is the only thing that changes dynamically, and Peugeot does not detail changes in suspension, chassis or […]

Classic: Mercedes 190E

Classic: Mercedes 190E

It is in 1982 that appears for the first time in the range of the German manufacturer a "compact" sedan, according to the terminology of the brand. And it is that the W201, as it is known internally, is the smallest car to date of the brand of the star. One […]

Peugeot 308 GTi

Peugeot 308 GTi

The difference of 2,500 euros is much more than a simple "repro" of the engine to get 20 hp more. The available colours: Ultimate red, Magnetic blue, Perla Nera black, Artense grey, Nacré white and Hurricane grey. The most powerful can opt for a two-tone paint […]

SEAT 600 by Full Gas

SEAT 600 by Full Gas

The car is owned by Angel, one of the partners of Full Gas Garage. This is a garage where you can rent a box with everything you need to work on your own car, and when I say everything you need, I mean from the tools to the paint booth. They can also advise or […]

Alfa Romeo Giulietta Quadrifoglio Verde

Alfa Romeo Giulietta Quadrifoglio Verde

The Italian firm's idea is for the Quadrifoglio to be equivalent to BMW's "eme", and it's clear that the Giulietta QV isn't equivalent, or even close, to the future M2, or the king of our best cars tested table, the M235i. But does that impending loss of name […]

Rimac Concept One

Rimac Concept One

The project Back in 2007, a restless 19-year-old Croatian from a wealthy family, Mate Rimac, was fascinated by the world of electricity applied to the automobile as a means of propulsion. So much so that he started his personal project in his own garage. He wanted […]

Citroën LN and LNA

Citroën LN and LNA

At that time, the managers of Citroën, which was also owned by French Michelin, already had in mind the development of a small car but markedly practical and urban character that would not compete with the aforementioned Citroën 2CV and Dyane, but the economic […]

How much does it cost to change the oil and filter in the car?

How much does it cost to change the oil and filter in the car?

What are the oil and filter used for? Before discussing the cost of changing the oil and filter, it is essential to understand what the engine oil and filter are for. Engine oil is essential to ensure constant lubrication of the engine's internal components. […]

How dangerous are the Dodge SRT Hellcat?

How dangerous are the Dodge SRT Hellcat?

More than 700 hp for a passenger car is a lot of horsepower, however you look at it. It is a beastly amount of power, and excessive no matter how you look at it for legal driving. I can't think of many situations in which so many mechanical steeds are justifiable […]

Toyota 2000GT

Toyota 2000GT

A bit of history Toyota's origin comes from the manufacture of trucks and military vehicles, and before that, from the manufacture of looms. In 1933 it began to manufacture passenger cars for civilian use, but they were too conventional and did not arouse any […]

A3 license: exams, cost and age limits for 2020

A3 license: exams, cost and age limits for 2020

What is the A3 license? The A3 license is the most comprehensive among motorcycle licenses, as it allows you to ride any motorcycle on the market without any limitations. For this reason, it is often referred to as the unlimited A license. If you look at the […]

How much does it cost to repaint the car? Here are the prices from the body shop

How much does it cost to repaint the car? Here are the prices from the body shop

Why is the paint of our car important? Let's start by saying that the paint of our car, besides giving it a nice color, is the first level of protection for the steel of the body underneath. If exposed directly to the elements, the steel will rust in a short […]

MINI Cooper S (F56)

MINI Cooper S (F56)

It was a pure car. Its engine vibrated, its steering was harsh, as was the clutch. When you drove it, it bounced and even became a bit uncomfortable, but it brought out the best in you, it got you involved in the driving, it became addictive, it made you smile […]

Audi TT RS Coupé and TT RS Roadster, now with 400 hp

Audi TT RS Coupé and TT RS Roadster, now with 400 hp

Both versions will only be available with the S tronic seven-speed automatic transmission. How could it be otherwise, to transmit all that power to the asphalt Audi has resorted to the quattro all-wheel drive system. With a new dynamic driving software on the […]

NEVS is back with new electric 9-3s

NEVS is back with new electric 9-3s

NEVS will supply electric versions of the Saab 9-3 (prototypes of which were first shown in 2014) for a car-sharing program in the Chinese city of Tianjin starting next year, which also happens to be the location of the factory. Along with the announcement of […]

These are the 5 fastest front-wheel drive compacts at the Nürburgring

These are the 5 fastest front-wheel drive compacts at the Nürburgring

Nowadays, the most sporty front-wheel drive vehicles have elements such as self-locking differentials and complex electronics that allow a considerable increase in their performance. However, brands still have to deal with one of the biggest handicaps of front-wheel […]

Contact: Caterham 275R

Contact: Caterham 275R

The Seven is the purest expression of the modern sports roadster. It lays the foundations on which every roadster with sporty aspirations is based: lightness, longitudinal front engine, rear-wheel drive and seats almost on the rear axle. Many roadsters have followed […]

BMW 218d Gran Tourer

BMW 218d Gran Tourer

We already tested the Active Tourer at the end of last year, with good sensations and good results (you can re-capture it here), but we had to pass the same test with the large version, with the Gran Tourer, which offers more trunk space, or the possibility of […]

Vignette Switzerland 2020: cost, duration and all the details

Vignette Switzerland 2020: cost, duration and all the details

What is the Swiss vignette for? The Swiss vignette is the means of payment required to drive on Swiss motorways and dual carriageways since 1985. It is a square sticker about 6 cm by 6 cm showing the motorway symbol, the year of validity and the serial number. […]

Toyota Avensis 2017, now on sale

Toyota Avensis 2017, now on sale

The generalist mid-size sedan segment has been "upside down" for a few years now. On the one hand, pressure from premium brands, and on the other, mid-size SUVs are eclipsing the prominence that generalist brands once enjoyed. The huge increase in sales of models […]

Giorgetto Giugiaro sells what's left of Italdesign and leaves the company

Giorgetto Giugiaro sells what's left of Italdesign and leaves the company

Giugiaro, a long-time friend of Ferdinand Piech, seemed to have every intention of extending his stay at ID for many more years, collaborating with VAG in whatever they asked of him, such as the creation of concept cars, the development of surfaces, or consultancy […]

Datsun 240Z

Datsun 240Z

The Z coupe, has always been a special car for Nissan, and it is the model that with the Nissan became in the 70s in an important brand in the U.S. market. More than forty years after its launch and with the rebound of notoriety that gives Nismo to the current […]

Mercedes 500E (W124)

Mercedes 500E (W124)

BMW, with its M5 (E34) reigned almost as absolute master of the segment. Maserati had run out of Quattroporte (we would have to wait until 1994 for the new delivery) and was "satisfied" with a 4-door variant of the 1983 Biturbo, while Audi only had the first S4 […]

Profiles: Audi Quattro and Sport Quattro

Profiles: Audi Quattro and Sport Quattro

The Audi Quattro and its later evolution, the Sport Quattro, won 23 world championship rallies (between 1981 and 1985), winning two manufacturer's world titles for Audi (1982 and 1984) and giving the world championship to Hannu Mikola (1983) and Stig Blomqvist […]

A month with the Subaru WRX STI

A month with the Subaru WRX STI

But they lacked an international identity. This was the beginning of the Japanese obsession in the eighties to get into any kind of international competition. It could be F1, where Honda had been participating for years, it could be Le Mans, or it could be rallying. Nissan […]

From yesterday, you can now buy your Ferrari F40 from Lego

From yesterday, you can now buy your Ferrari F40 from Lego

As with the previous models in this series (MINI and Volkswagen T1), the Ferrari is created with all sorts of details, with a completely detachable engine that reveals its eight cylinders, intercoolers and exhaust system, and with retractable headlights at the […]

The history of the Renault Seven/7

The history of the Renault Seven/7

With this intention in mind, the first sketches of a new model began to be made, which would combine certain groundbreaking features of the R-4, but with a lower "waistline", more nerve in the engine and maximum habitability. In mid-1967, the engineer and designer […]

Test drive: Citroën C1 Airscape 1.2

Test drive: Citroën C1 Airscape 1.2

The first generation Citroën C1 has sold well, with just over three quarters of a million units registered. The model is part of a joint offer of Citroën, Peugeot and Toyota, under the names C1, 107 and Aygo, respectively. In 2009 came a facelift with changes […]

Ferrari Portofino, the new entry-level cavallino

Ferrari Portofino, the new entry-level cavallino

Like its predecessor, the Portofino is a convertible with a retractable hardtop, even though this solution is being abandoned by almost everyone. It is 1.6 centimeters longer and 2.8 centimeters wider than the California T, while maintaining perfect grand touring […]

Faulty starter motor: Here are 5 definitive symptoms

Faulty starter motor: Here are 5 definitive symptoms

What is the starter motor? The starter motor is a component of our car whose job is to start the vehicle's main engine. We could think of the starter motor as the alarm clock that tells us to get up every day. In practice, the starter motor allows the engine […]

Nissan R390 GT1, the machine designed to win Le Mans

Nissan R390 GT1, the machine designed to win Le Mans

After the good results of Nismo with the GT-R, in spite of its limitations, the Japanese company decided to bet again to try to win Le Mans, with a project with a big budget for two years, 1997 and 1998. This is how the brilliant R390 GT1 was born. TWR created […]

The 7 Definitive Symptoms of Burnt Friction

The 7 Definitive Symptoms of Burnt Friction

What is the clutch of the car? The clutch is one of the most important parts of the car. Its task is to connect the flywheel to the crankshaft. Therefore, it acts as a separator between the engine and the wheels. In this way the engine can stay on and turn […]

Don't miss the presentation of the new Lamborghini Urus.

Don't miss the presentation of the new Lamborghini Urus.

One of the few data we know of its spectacular performance is the acceleration of 3.3 seconds. The Lamborghini Urus is presented at 18:00, Spanish time. And you can follow its presentation in this streaming video that we attach below. With the new product, […]

This is how the Initial D-prepared Toyota GT 86 delivers tofu.

This is how the Initial D-prepared Toyota GT 86 delivers tofu.

- Forgive me father, for Toyota has sinned - My son, confess your sins - You see father, although in the 80's and 90's we gained prestige as manufacturers of sports cars, we decided to discontinue them all and focus on hybrids, diesels and pure and simple […]

Contact: Nissan Juke Nismo RS and Juke-R 2.0

Contact: Nissan Juke Nismo RS and Juke-R 2.0

If we talk about sporty versions, the Nissan Juke is a unique option in the B SUV market, including crossovers. None of its rivals offer so much power. First they brought out a 190 hp version with automatic transmission and all-wheel drive, all in the same package, […]

BMW 1 Series with new three-cylinder engines, more equipment and updated design

BMW 1 Series with new three-cylinder engines, more equipment and updated design

On the other hand, the equipment aspect has been reinforced, as BMW wants to reduce the perception that their cars are poorly equipped, especially in relation to their price. Elements such as the 6.5″ screen with iDrive, xenon headlights, emergency call, BMW […]

Peugeot 106 Rally (USPI)

Peugeot 106 Rally (USPI)

It existed in two different versions. The first phase was marketed with the 1.3 four-cylinder TU2J2 with 100 horsepower extracted with electronic injection. In its second phase changed this engine by the 1.6 TU5J2 of 103 hp, also "injected", with eight valves in […]

Citroën Saxo VTS - (USPI)

Citroën Saxo VTS - (USPI)

This small French car had everything to succeed among young people who could enjoy it with little investment (it cost less than two million pesetas), and offered an excellent basis for learning to drive spiritedly, or even start in the rallies. The history of […]

Alfa Romeo Giulia (1962-1979)

Alfa Romeo Giulia (1962-1979)

The history of the Giulia began with a mixture of needs. The commercial success of the 1900, whose history we told you about in previous instalments, encouraged the company to launch the Giulietta in 1955. It was a compact sedan, four metres long, with a 1.5-litre […]

Renault Kwid? No thanks, not even for free

Renault Kwid? No thanks, not even for free

We already know, unfortunately, that safety in the Indian market leaves a lot to be desired, and is at the same level (or worse) than that offered by normal cars in the 90s in Europe. And it's been 20 years. The latest batch of Global NCAP results is a real […]

McLaren P1 LM could challenge Porsche 918 Spyder at Nürburgring

McLaren P1 LM could challenge Porsche 918 Spyder at Nürburgring

According to the manufacturer, the McLaren P1 - plain and simple - is under 7 minutes per lap, but there is no official time for it. The German rival left the record at 6:57, that would be the figure to beat. The feat has already been tested through simulations, […]

Duplicate coded car keys: how and how much does it cost?

Duplicate coded car keys: how and how much does it cost?

What are the coded car keys? Maybe you've never noticed, but the car keys, side by side, all look the same. The key slot looks so similar, you'd think you could open several cars with the same key. But is that really the case? Of course not! The coded car keys […]

The Peugeot 402 and its Eclipse version

The Peugeot 402 and its Eclipse version

On the other hand, in the United States the Streamline style was becoming increasingly fashionable, a design trend evolved from the Art Deco style, which was applied to all kinds of objects and architecture. It was a style characterised by horizontal shapes with […]

Peugeot 308 GT HDi

Peugeot 308 GT HDi

They also loaded it with equipment and technology, but took away the aesthetics of the car and its dynamic behavior. The engines were no wonder either, and to make matters worse, many of the optional equipment ended up failing, with reliability problems too present, […]

Michelin CrossClimate, long-lasting test (part 2)

Michelin CrossClimate, long-lasting test (part 2)

With an average temperature of less than 7 degrees the winter compounds are better, and above that the summer ones. Most Spaniards normally use summer tyres, a few weirdos consider using winter tyres seasonally, and another minority use "all-season" tyres because […]

The Mazda MX-5 Story: From concept to NA

The Mazda MX-5 Story: From concept to NA

The car mixed in a single recipe all the necessary ingredients of a typical British sports car: lightness, a big engine taken from a saloon, a rear-wheel drive, dynamic driving feel, and a purchase price that, at the time, was not a big deterrent either. It would […]

Abarth 695 Biposto

Abarth 695 Biposto

And, mind you, for a driving geek like me, that's inspiring and motivating. In a market where all manufacturers seem extremely fearful of launching anything that might cause the slightest criticism or fear on the part of press and customers, Abarth has put two... […]

Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione

Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione

Sit back and let yourself be carried away on a trip along the French Opal Coast (near Belgium and opposite England) to the rhythm of the 450 hp 4.7 litre V8 and celestial music. Yes, the Tesla Model S is the future (or not), but nothing can ever replace the […]

Mazda's first attempts with the RX-7 at Le Mans

Mazda's first attempts with the RX-7 at Le Mans

In the late 1960s, Shin Kato, a Toyota engineer, had set up the "seventh engineering division of Toyota Motor Company", dedicated to creating racing cars. But the Japanese firm's exit from the world of racing left him composed and out of work, so he decided to […]

Audi TT mkI (8N)

Audi TT mkI (8N)

I approached an import dealer, who at the time had a 225 hp TT for 25.000€ (years ago, yes...), and we went for a lively drive with it on one of the favourite curvy roads in the area. While the car ran, a lot, I quickly encountered several basic problems. The […]

Alfa Romeo 75 (1985 - 1993)

Alfa Romeo 75 (1985 - 1993)

The idea, with no other alternative, was clear: to reuse the platform and the propulsion systems of the well-known Giulietta, and to modify the external stamps, the plastic elements and the headlights to create a vehicle with a new look. In order to save even more […]

Comparison: Renault Mégane R.S. Trophy R vs. SEAT Leon Cupra Performance Pack

Comparison: Renault Mégane R.S. Trophy R vs. SEAT Leon Cupra Performance Pack

But of course, the people at Renault had become accustomed to having the record in their hands and had to give a blow to the table in terms of publicity. So the same Laurent Hurgon was called back a few months later with the mission to beat the record of the Leon. […]

How does the anti-lag system of rally turbo engines work?

How does the anti-lag system of rally turbo engines work?

The first thing to understand is what lag is. In supercharged engines, when the rider presses the throttle hard, the engine does not respond in a linear fashion to his demand for "more power". Instead, what it does is gain some torque as the exhaust gas flows accelerate. […]

"Monsieur, your limousine is advanced."

Even so, we all have in mind that Cadillac or Lincoln as long as a day without bread, almost always black. And it was in the United States that they became fashionable. Of course, Rolls-Royce, Bentley and Mercedes also produced their own limousines, when they were […]

Kia Picanto 2017

Kia Picanto 2017

It's already in its third generation and it's clear that it has nothing to do with the Picanto launched in 2004. It will be a global model, which says a lot about the designers, as they have to make a car that appeals to the largest number of people on this planet. […]

Electricity on board, from the alternator to the electric car (II)

Electricity on board, from the alternator to the electric car (II)

Conventional car Simplifying to the maximum, any conventional car (that is not micro-hybrid, hybrid or electric) has four elements in its electrical system: Generator (Alternator) Battery Control electronics Consumers (starter motor, spark plugs, fans, windows, […]

Smart Roadster Coupe Brabus (USPI)

Smart Roadster Coupe Brabus (USPI)

The reason? The roof and doors of the Roadster Coupe were leaking and letting water into the cabin. The problem was not with the roof or the doors themselves, but with the structure of the chassis itself, which meant that repairs to the vehicle cost the brand €3,000 […]

The revolution in energy recovery systems

The revolution in energy recovery systems

The truth is that I could teach little to a number of gurus and scholars of this technology. After all, rail transport has had regenerative braking systems for many more years than we have in the automotive world, as well as having much more legal regulation in […]

If there's a Volkswagen Polo GTI, will there be a SEAT Ibiza Cupra?

If there's a Volkswagen Polo GTI, will there be a SEAT Ibiza Cupra?

We know that the Polo will have a 1.5 TSI version with 150 hp that will not reach the Spanish market, and there will not be an equivalent diesel engine to fill the gap. In the Ibiza we will have that version in the FR, and at the moment it is the most powerful […]

How much do you think a brand new Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX costs?

How much do you think a brand new Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX costs?

This Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX, with only 14.5km on the odometer and no registered owners, attracted an amazing and completely unexpected bidding war. The car dates from 2006, being a unit without any specific equipment or having experienced any historic […]

Land Rover Discovery Sport 190 bhp diesel

Land Rover Discovery Sport 190 bhp diesel

On the other hand, the new 2.0 diesel has been tested by Dani in the Jaguar XE, so some of his conclusions are hopefully valid to extend to this Discovery Sport. What is the Discovery Sport? It's a D-segment SUV, with the possibility of seven seats, which occupies […]

McLaren 540C Coupé, unveiled in China the model more

McLaren 540C Coupé, unveiled in China the model more "cheap" of the brand

The figure "540" comes, as usual in the brand, from the power of the engine. It's 540 hp at 7,500 rpm - and 540 Nm of maximum torque - from the 3.8 V8 biturbo engine. That's enough horsepower to reach 320 km/h, or 200 km/h in just 10.5 seconds. Again, this is its […]

Lotus Elise S1 - (USPI)

Lotus Elise S1 - (USPI)

The world is crazy right now with the GT86 and Subaru BRZ, telling how "wonderful they are to drive" and "how cheap they are". But let's wake up for a moment from the dream and face reality: They cost £30,000, and applying our magic "buying advice" formula, this […]

Hybrid car vs. electric car: all the pros and cons

Hybrid car vs. electric car: all the pros and cons

The first "real" electric cars date back to the dawn of motoring more than 150 years ago, when in 1859 the Frenchman Gaston Planté invented the lead battery that allowed to transport the electricity needed to move the car. To better understand what era we […]

The cabin filter: when should it be changed and how much does it cost?

The cabin filter: when should it be changed and how much does it cost?

What is the car interior filter? The car passenger compartment filter is a device that purifies the air entering the passenger compartment. The passenger compartment filter traps smog, noxious fumes, dust, pollen and all kinds of unwanted material on the road. The […]

Opel Crossland X in detail

Opel Crossland X in detail

Did you know that the Crossland X is the first model developed in conjunction with PSA? It is a model that is of special importance for the German brand not only for this reason, but also for the sales potential it can represent in all European markets, Spain included. […]

Kellison, a dream come true

Kellison, a dream come true

One of those names is James Kellison. This American, not very well known, was the founder of one of the kit car companies in the United States in the 60's. The term kit car is loved and hated in equal parts by car enthusiasts. The term kit car is loved and hated […]

Nissan DeltaWing

Nissan DeltaWing

At that time Ben Bowlby was the technical director of the Chip Ganassi team, and he had a mental clairvoyance. He imagined a car radically different to anything known, a car without spoilers, that would generate all its downforce in its underbody, through ground […]

Mazda RX-Vision Concept

Mazda RX-Vision Concept

My love for Mazda is well known to all of you, but the rotary era came to an end with the demise of the RX-8 from the market. The general public lost interest in coupes, and added to that was the Wankel's perpetual reputation for being complicated, chugging engines. […]

Volvo Amazon

Volvo Amazon

The background Since the founding of Volvo by Assar Gabrielsson together with Gustav Larson back in 1926, AB Volvo had never had a chief designer until the 1950s, when the Italians began to make their mark with their beautiful designs. At that time, Mr. Gabrielsson, […]

Want a brand new Lexus LFA? There are still more than 12 units left

Want a brand new Lexus LFA? There are still more than 12 units left

There's no denying that the car is a technological marvel and an incredible machine. Its Yamaha-developed 4.8 V10 engine produces 560 horsepower, 480 Nm and screams up to 9,000 RPM. The structure is carbon fiber, which led to a not inconsiderable price of 375,000 […]

For $22.5 million, this Aston Martin DBR1 becomes the most expensive British car ever auctioned.

For $22.5 million, this Aston Martin DBR1 becomes the most expensive British car ever auctioned.

This 1956 Aston Martin DBR1 is the equivalent of the Ferrari 250 GTO and Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR, and only five were built between 1956 and 1958. This one you see on the screen is chassis number one, a model built and developed specifically by chief racing designer […]

Rara avis: Lancia Stratos HF Stradale

Rara avis: Lancia Stratos HF Stradale

Born in spite of everything With a design from another planet and the only Ferrari-powered car that was in its element covered in mud and criss-crossing at every turn in the heart of a forest, at base it was a car that should never have seen the light of day. […]

Ferrari 375 Plus #0384AM

Ferrari 375 Plus #0384AM

One such car is the 1954 Ferrari 375 Plus. That year, only 5 units of the 375 Plus were produced and four have survived to this day. Ralph Lauren and Giorgio Perfetti (owner of Perfetti Van Melle which manufactures among others Mentos, Smint and Chupa Chups) have […]

Audi Q3 2.0 TDI 184 hp Quattro

Audi Q3 2.0 TDI 184 hp Quattro

Often, when we talk about a restyling we call it a facelift. In the case of the Q3 could not be more true, as almost all aesthetic changes focus on the front of the car. The bumper has new (fake) air intakes on each side of the "single frame" grille. […]

10 mistakes you can avoid before passing the ITV (I)

10 mistakes you can avoid before passing the ITV (I)

We have to have our vehicle in the best conditions always (we do not have to worry about our car only when we go to the ITV). It is the duty of the user and owner of the vehicle to keep it in the best possible conditions. As an introduction, and so that we all […]

Audi A1 Sportback 1.6 TDI S tronic

Audi A1 Sportback 1.6 TDI S tronic

Since the Audi A1 was launched, its direct rival, the MINI, has grown and now compete in the same segment. In addition, we must not lose sight of the DS 3 (formerly Citroën DS3) and Alfa Romeo MiTo, also derived from generalist platform, but with premium aspirations. […]

The Peugeot 5008 also mutates into a crossover at the Paris Motor Show

The Peugeot 5008 also mutates into a crossover at the Paris Motor Show

After the 2008 and 3008, the 5008 is the third new crossover from Peugeot in the European market. In the official statement Peugeot comes to say that gives the market what it is asking. It has five spacious seats and another two for children and occasional hardship. […]

Test Drive: Volkswagen Golf 1.0 TSI Bluemotion

Test Drive: Volkswagen Golf 1.0 TSI Bluemotion

One of the Golf Vs I had was the Bluemotion 1.9 TDI, which was rated at 4.5 l/100 km and allowed me to break the psychological barrier of 1,000 km without having to refuel. This one has the same rating, but you know that the figures associated with three-cylinder […]

The segment division among SUVs

The segment division among SUVs

The market, the commercial reality, has time and again thrown out any "objective" attempt to qualify cars and put them in a particular segment by specific size issues. In the end, segmental grouping, which in the United States is done by cabin volume (measured […]

What is torque? what does it have to do with power? which one matters more?

What is torque? what does it have to do with power? which one matters more?

Maximum torque is the "ugly cousin" of power. Unknown to a large part of the population, misunderstood by others, it is an extremely important value, not only because of its specific amount at a given point, but also because of its variability throughout the revolutions […]

BMW 3 Series 2015

BMW 3 Series 2015

As usual in BMW, the 3 Series offers various exterior designs depending on the finish line is chosen (normal, Sport Line, M Line or Luxury Line), which makes the same car can carry different bumpers, as you see in the attached images. What is common to all […]

Contact: Suzuki Ignis 1.2

Contact: Suzuki Ignis 1.2

The Ignis is an interesting model because it doesn't replace any other model, i.e. it won't lose the Jimny, which in its next generation will still have a gearbox with a reduction gearbox. The Ignis can be either a front-wheel drive city car or a pocket-sized all-wheel […]

MINI JCW

MINI JCW

Now, a year and a bit later, we can tell you that we spent a memorable week with the JCW, with its 231 horsepower and 320 Nm of torque, to see if BMW has really made the most of the ingredients it had on the table, or there's still some way to go. Design I'll […]

Where are hardtop convertibles going and where do they come from?

Where are hardtop convertibles going and where do they come from?

Would you like to review its history with me? Ellerbeck, the grandfather of the Convertible Coupés Although quite unknown, the prototypes designed and patented by Ben B. Ellerbeck in the early 1920s are probably the first CCs in history. Ellerbeck in the early […]

What is an SUV? What was the first SUV?

What is an SUV? What was the first SUV?

During the last 25 years the popularity of these cars increased among urban drivers, especially in the last decade. And since we are not going to stop seeing them in the near future, let's talk in this article a little bit about them. First of all, what is an […]

BMW M4 GTS

BMW M4 GTS

This evolution of the well-known and much-loved M4 that we liked so much when we tested it gives a further twist to an excellent technical base. The result, summarized in a time, is that the new M4 GTS promises to be able to complete the lap of the Nordschleife […]

Contact: Fiat Tipo 1.6 MultiJet

Contact: Fiat Tipo 1.6 MultiJet

It's a simple concept, but with more cache. If we see the Fiat Tipo on the street, we won't think it's an economical car. By economical I don't mean spartan, it's quite surprising the quality/price ratio, Fiat has made an effort to make a really competitive product. […]

Nissan GT-R R33, Le Mans fighter

Nissan GT-R R33, Le Mans fighter

In January 1995 the new R33 finally went into production. Under its front hood was an evolution of the familiar RB26DETT debuted in the R32. It retained virtually all the features of the R32 engine, such as its six-cylinder, 26-litre, twin-supercharged engine. […]

Think you're safer driving an SUV? You're wrong

Think you're safer driving an SUV? You're wrong

What I am going to explain next can be done with the rigour of physics formulas and explanatory graphs, but I prefer to do it in everyday language, something that anyone can understand, even if they have never touched a physics book in their life. I start with […]

Alfa Romeo Giulietta (1977 - 1985)

Alfa Romeo Giulietta (1977 - 1985)

Much lower in the product catalogue was the Alfasud, manufactured near Naples, and occupying the C segment. But from the Alfasud to the Alfetta there was too big a gap, and the Giulia had to be discontinued due to its old age. Alfa Romeo's decision, squeezed […]

The perfect technical basis for a front-wheel-drive sports utility vehicle

The perfect technical basis for a front-wheel-drive sports utility vehicle

As an engineer, if you gave me a blank sheet of paper and asked me to draw a front-wheel drive racing car with a utility body, I would make many choices in line with those that a multifaceted and famed model from a few decades ago already counted on. But before […]

Renault Twingo TCe 90 hp

Renault Twingo TCe 90 hp

Supposedly inspired by the FSM Beskid project, although Renault has never openly acknowledged it, the first Twingo took advantage of its miniature minivan format, mixed with the versatility of a nice and simple interior, with sliding rear bench seats and a "smiling" […]

BMW 1500 'Neue Klasse

BMW 1500 'Neue Klasse

The car was presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 1961. And it turned out to be a milestone in automotive history. In addition to approaching one million visitors (960,000, to be exact), the show was notable for the introduction of the seat belt to the public. […]

What is the VIN or VIN number?

What is the VIN or VIN number?

The VIN consists, in the case of modern vehicles, of 17 digits, where through some codes we can know the country where the vehicle was manufactured, the brand, the manufacturer (do not have to match brand and manufacturer), the type, the production number, etc.. […]

AdBlue fluid: what it is, how it works, cost and how long it lasts

AdBlue fluid: what it is, how it works, cost and how long it lasts

AdBlue: What is it? AdBlue is an essential fluid for the operation of Euro 6 diesel cars equipped with the Scr catalytic converter. The AdBlue fluid brand, also known as Def (Diesel Exhaust Fluid), is registered by the VDA, Verband der Automobilindustrie, the […]

Technique: Lean Compression Ignition (HCCI)

Technique: Lean Compression Ignition (HCCI)

After direct injection, turbochargers and intercoolers, the next step will be to use the compression of the gasoline, and not the spark provided by a spark plug, to ignite the gasoline in the combustion chamber. This is a topic we've visited a couple of times in […]

Autobianchi A112, luxury in small format

Autobianchi A112, luxury in small format

So before starting this article, let's take a look back to the middle of the last century, when Fiat launched the Nuova 500 -4 July 1957- and accompanied it with a strong advertising campaign aimed mainly at women. This campaign had a great impact and many women […]

Porsche 911 Targa 4S

Porsche 911 Targa 4S

With the arrival of the 991 generation and its innovative soft top (it's actually a coupé-cabrio with a series of magnesium sheets covered in canvas), Porsche engineers saw an opportunity to resurrect the 911 Targa without having to invest huge sums of money. […]

Technique: The more cylinders, the better?

Technique: The more cylinders, the better?

But I'm going to start with the final conclusion before providing the reasoning behind the whys and wherefores. If you want to design a very powerful engine, it's better to use as many cylinders as possible. If you want an efficient engine, it's best to use […]

Replacing brake pads: how much does it cost and when to do it?

Replacing brake pads: how much does it cost and when to do it?

How important is brake pad replacement? Brakes are one of the most important components of our car. We always focus on top speed or engine power, forgetting that all this power is useless without a good braking system. Contrary to what many people think, the […]

Contact: 2015 Toyota Auris

Contact: 2015 Toyota Auris

In addition to the changes in design, the Japanese compact renews some of its mechanical and improves in quality of finishes and safety equipment. It is still available in five-door version and family bodywork, called Touring Sports. In both cases has […]

This is the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

This is the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

Compared to its predecessor, the 2017 Camaro ZL1 has slimmed down by 90 kg, while gaining 60 hp in the stable. The mechanical heart is the LT4 engine, a supercharged 6.2 V8 supercharged by supercharger that can erode a whopping 868 Nm to the transmission. As with […]

The evolution of the Ferrari 250 series

The evolution of the Ferrari 250 series

In the range there were two categories: racing cars and street cars, although being the constructor Ferrari, the street models were not far from the tracks. In addition, there were models that belonged to both categories at the same time. The chassis of this series […]

The Peugeot 308 GTi by Peugeot Sport also gets a facelift

The Peugeot 308 GTi by Peugeot Sport also gets a facelift

The new front bumper has more prominent air intakes in black lacquer, with the lion in the centre, the letters "Peugeot" just above, and a more vertical grille. The headlights are LED for all functions. At the rear, the visual differences are minimal. The 250 […]

How much does it cost to change the clutch of the car?

How much does it cost to change the clutch of the car?

What is the clutch of the car? The clutch is one of the most important parts of our car. Its role is to connect the flywheel with the crankshaft which rotates at different speeds, thus acting as a separator between the engine and the wheels. In this way the […]

Car Alternator What is it? How does it work?

Car Alternator What is it? How does it work?

What is the car alternator? The car alternator is a device that uses the physical law of electromagnetic induction (Faraday Neumann's law for those of you fresh out of high school) to convert mechanical energy into electrical energy. In the first cars where […]

Test Drive: Jeep Wrangler 3.6 V6 and 2.8 CRD automatics

Test Drive: Jeep Wrangler 3.6 V6 and 2.8 CRD automatics

The intention of this writer is not to write a test of the Wrangler, but to write the best test of the Wrangler in Spanish (to achieve it is another thing). The two units tested are automatic transmission, on the one hand the 3.6 V6 Pentastar 284 hp (petrol) and […]

The Sporting History of the GT-R: From PGC10 to R32

The Sporting History of the GT-R: From PGC10 to R32

Today we take a look at the history of the GT-R, from its origin until 1993. As we told you in the second installment of this special, Nissan started in racing with Datsun, and later converged with the sporting history of Prince, the firm acquired in 1966. From […]

If you visit Barcelona, stop by the RAMM (Retro Auto Moto Museum).

If you visit Barcelona, stop by the RAMM (Retro Auto Moto Museum).

Over an area of 1,500 m² spread over three floors, you will find more than 80 historic vehicles from the United States, Europe and former Soviet countries. The museum is specialised in missing brands, and has cars as interesting and rare as Le Zebre, Delahaye, […]

Unique LaFerrari Aperta sets new auction price record

Unique LaFerrari Aperta sets new auction price record

Earlier this month, the Maranello-based company announced its intention to auction a unique LaFerrari Aperta on Saturday 9 September to mark the 70th anniversary of its founding. With the collaboration of RM Sotheby's, the auction would take place during the "Leggenda […]

Innocenti Nuova Mini, how to become strong in hostile territory

Innocenti Nuova Mini, how to become strong in hostile territory

While the Spanish Authi kept its model in force until 1975 by combining the different trim levels with several different engine blocks, the Italians at Innocenti began to develop a new vehicle to replace the classic Mini at the end of the 60s, which would lead […]

Mercedes-Benz dealers to start selling MV Agusta motorcycles

Mercedes-Benz dealers to start selling MV Agusta motorcycles

Now, as part of the motorcycle brand's future, its bikes will be sold at Mercedes-Benz car dealerships alongside them. And is that Giovanni Castiglioni, president of MV Agusta, has revealed part of the future plans of the company during the launch of the new Brutale […]

Why does the new Mazda MX-5 RF have a targa design?

Why does the new Mazda MX-5 RF have a targa design?

So when Matsumoto-san started working on the design of the MX5-ND hardtop, he knew it was going to be difficult, and although he says that the first idea was to design a roof similar to that of the previous NC-RC (RC for Roadster Coupé), they soon had to abandon […]

Ferrari J50

Ferrari J50

Despite this, I think we have to thank Ferrari - and the wealthy patrons who are going to buy the J50 - for treating us to one of the most beautiful, creatively designed cars we've seen in recent years. A work of art? Some say that a car will never be a work of […]

Citroën C5, a sedan with a difference

Citroën C5, a sedan with a difference

It was 1995 when PSA's president at the time, Jacques Calvet, decided it was time to replace the Xantia, which had delivered somewhat mixed sales results: very good in some countries, such as the UK, and not so good in others. At the time, the legendary Robert […]

Distribution Belt: Here is the final guide (2020)

Distribution Belt: Here is the final guide (2020)

What is the timing belt and what is it for? The timing belt is one of the most important components of the engine of cars, motorcycles and scooters. The belt, as its name suggests, is a toothed belt of elastic or rubberized material, reinforced by metal parts, […]

Cost to Change Timing Belt (and When to Do It)

Cost to Change Timing Belt (and When to Do It)

What does the timing belt do and what is it for? The timing belt is one of the most important parts of any engine. It is used to synchronize the crankshaft with the cam shaft. Simply put, the timing belt allows the different parts of the engine to work in sync, […]

Sketch Car Design at the Barcelona show

Sketch Car Design at the Barcelona show

There, the public will be able to see live how a car is created with designers working in situ. SEAT, which collaborates in the exhibition, as it has its design and development centre in Martorell, near Barcelona, shows scale 1 models in clay that were used in […]

Nissan Pulsar adapts to Euro 6

Nissan Pulsar adapts to Euro 6

To tell the truth, those engines were already designed to be able to meet Euro 6 with minimal modifications, so why not do it that way from the start? It would be the most ecological thing for them to do, not to wait for the law to force them to do so, but we are […]

From the Silvia and Skyline silhouette to the Nissan 85V and 86V and the Le Mans premiere.

From the Silvia and Skyline silhouette to the Nissan 85V and 86V and the Le Mans premiere.

You will remember from yesterday's text that Nissan had decided to dispense with its Datsun brand, and to call its cars under its own brand name from the mid-eighties onwards. The decision was taken in 1981, and while in the United States the GTP ZX-T project was […]

Renault Trezor Concept

Renault Trezor Concept

The French brand and its subsidiary Nissan have been betting on electric cars for years, and now that everyone is going electric, either with prototypes or street cars, it seems that Renault does not want to miss the opportunity to remind us that they are the ones […]

Test: Opel Karl 1.0

Test: Opel Karl 1.0

Opel had the Agila, developed in collaboration with Suzuki. However, the small minivan format design did not fit with the tastes of the old continent. With the Adam, Opel was more successful and the acceptance of this model in the market is more than reasonable […]

BMW 507 Roadster, the complete history of the car of Elvis Presley

BMW 507 Roadster, the complete history of the car of Elvis Presley

The emergence of new information has allowed me to solve a huge puzzle, when this car turned up in a pumpkin warehouse in 2009, in a sorry state. Now, fully restored, it will be on display at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance at the end of the month. In the […]

Audi TT, the origin of the name

Audi TT, the origin of the name

But, when one stops to compare formats and designs, the Audi model has nothing to do with its NSU ancestor. Then, when we start digging into the history of Ingolstadt we discover that, in fact, the TT name has a very different origin, although in the end it coincided […]

Buick Avista Concept, the luxury cousin of the Camaro?

Buick Avista Concept, the luxury cousin of the Camaro?

The Avista Concept is a design study that reignites the debate. Four seats, a grand tourer of the flagship, powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.0 V6 engine with 400 hp of power. The eight-speed automatic gearbox delivers power to the rear wheels. The Magnetic Ride […]

Worn brake pads? Here are the 7 definitive symptoms

Worn brake pads? Here are the 7 definitive symptoms

What are brake pads and how do they work? Brake pads are metal pads on which a layer of abrasive materialcalled "friction" is applied. When they are pressed by the brake shoes or calipers against the disc, they generate a great frictional force. This force is […]

Parking ticket: how much does it cost? 30% discount?

Parking ticket: how much does it cost? 30% discount?

How does the parking ticket work? Parking ticket is perhaps one of the most common offenses among motorists. Very often the offence is committed simply because you didn't know you were on a parking ticket or because, as is often the case in Italy, the signage […]

Mazda 787 and 787B on their way to victory at Le Mans

Mazda 787 and 787B on their way to victory at Le Mans

These new engine regulations had been approved in 1989, with the idea of putting them into effect in 1991. De facto, the Wankel engine would be banned from the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the 1991 season. Mazda was in an extremely difficult situation: After years of […]

The Fiat 500 is NOT a style or design icon.

The Fiat 500 is NOT a style or design icon.

The origins of the Fiat 500 For younger people born in the digital age and the "everything and now" it is difficult to imagine the setting in which was born what is, like the Colosseum and the canals of Venice, a symbol of Italy in the world. While monuments […]

Citroën C3, now with EAT6 automatic gearbox

Citroën C3, now with EAT6 automatic gearbox

The automatic gearbox allows sequential operation with the lever, but lacks paddle shifters behind the steering wheel. It has an "S" mode that speeds up the revs and a "W" mode that reduces the chances of skidding in snow or ice. In our test drive it was clear […]

Great designers: Marcello Gandini

Great designers: Marcello Gandini

The truth is that I wouldn't know which one to choose if I had to pick just one of his designs, and I'm sure that -probably without knowing it- you've dreamt of more than one of his designs... Did you know that Gandini invented the "scissor" doors of the Lamborghini, […]

Renault 5 GT Turbo - (USPI)

Renault 5 GT Turbo - (USPI)

And it is of the latter, and more specifically of its second phase, produced between 1987 and 1991. Icon among the icons of the sport utility vehicles of its time, it also earned, like all its relatives, a bad reputation as a "dangerous car", mainly undeserved […]

Alfa Romeo 147 GTA (USPI)

Alfa Romeo 147 GTA (USPI)

The Alfa 147 GTA shared a lot with the 156 GTA (engine, suspension elements...) but it also had important differences, not only in obvious aspects (shorter and more agile car), but also in equipment, as it now had stability control, not available in the sedan. The […]

Ferruccio Lamborghini's life is coming to the cinema

Ferruccio Lamborghini's life is coming to the cinema

After his well known dialectic hook-up with Enzo Ferrari, he founded the sports car brand in 1963. The truth is that he didn't last long at the helm, in less than 10 years he had to get rid of both lines of business. Only the first models are his direct responsibility, […]

Alfa Romeo Alfetta (1972 - 1984)

Alfa Romeo Alfetta (1972 - 1984)

The problem for Alfa Romeo was enormous. It wanted to give a worthy successor to the Giulia by the early seventies, but the traditional Italian clientele was evolving, as was the market. At the same time, the 1750/2000, whose aesthetics were strongly inspired by […]

Nissan Juke Nismo RS

Nissan Juke Nismo RS

But that ended in a sort of "coitus interruptus". The car, Dani said, had a very good compromise between absorption capacity and body movement control, and its engine was muscular in the mid-range to offer good recoveries. But attacking the corners at 100% was […]

Volkswagen Iltis

Volkswagen Iltis

It all starts, like so many other German automotive stories, in the hands of Ferdinand Porsche and a request from a certain Adolf Hitler that you may know from watching him on the History Channel (he must have a subscription...). The year was 1934, […]

If you want a Toyota D-4D (diesel) keep these in mind

If you want a Toyota D-4D (diesel) keep these in mind

If we take a closer look, of those Toyotas that are sold with the D-4D badge, a minority use engines that are actually designed by the manufacturer. When Euro 6 arrived, Toyota decided not to invest more money in developing diesel engines that could not meet […]

ABT Sportsline presents an even more radical RS3.

ABT Sportsline presents an even more radical RS3.

To do so, ABT has lent a hand to the current generation Audi RS3 and presented a few days ago the RS3 ABT with the ABT Power R kit, which results in the imposing figure of 500 hp power and improved driving dynamics. Thanks to this kit the performance of the RS3 […]

Test: Volkswagen Polo 1.0 MPI 75

Test: Volkswagen Polo 1.0 MPI 75

There are versions of the Polo for almost every taste, from the humble basic 60 hp and Edition finish, to the 192 hp GTI. I'll be analysing it from the point of view of a young man who uses this car for his regular journeys, a circumstance I've simulated with great […]

Happy 24th Birthday, McLaren F1

Happy 24th Birthday, McLaren F1

Three unique men were behind its design, Gordon Murray, Peter Stevens and Ron Dennis. The project began to take shape in 1989 and was McLaren Cars' first car. Many hours of racing experience had been accumulated, and the McLaren F1 was innovative in multiple […]

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