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Jeep Renegades are a little light in the ass when braking.

Jeep Renegades are a little light in the ass when braking.

Pablo confirmed his suspicions with the video camera, the car lifted off the ground. Initially it was thought to be an isolated problem, and from the press department of FCA the response was that it was a pre-series car, had had a failure in the brake system, and […]

This is Mazda's new SUV without camouflage

This is Mazda's new SUV without camouflage

Although many unknowns surround this SUV, such as its name, we can officialize its design. In it we find a slightly larger size than the CX-5, which if it is based on the concept that we already knew, would present a length of about 4.6 meters. In addition, it […]

8000vueltas prepares a 2017 with several surprises for fans

8000vueltas prepares a 2017 with several surprises for fans

Saturday 18th February was the day chosen to present the 2017 season of events, for which dozens of sports/classic cars, their owners and a good number of attendees as public were present. The track was open for four hours to the delight of the fans, although not […]

5 Car Indicators You Can't Ignore

5 Car Indicators You Can't Ignore

You're driving along in silence and at some point you notice something unusual on the dashboard of your car. A colored light comes on and you don't know what it means. Green? No problem. Blue? Same here. Yellow? We're starting to get worried. Red? It's getting […]

Registration of foreign cars: procedures, cost and deadlines

Registration of foreign cars: procedures, cost and deadlines

What is the registration of a foreign car? Foreign car registration is the process of receiving the Italian license plate and registration book of a car originally registered in a foreign country. It is no coincidence that the registration of foreign cars is […]

All petrolheads are wrong

All petrolheads are wrong

And the reality can be very harsh. Look at what is happening with cars in recent years. Many sports cars are disappearing, downsizing, SUVs, speed limits backed by helicopters with military technology, semi-autonomous driving... Fewer and fewer manufacturers support […]

Lincoln Indianapolis

Lincoln Indianapolis "Exclusive Study by Boano".

Interestingly, just a week ago, this Lincoln Indianapolis was back in the spotlight: it was one of the star models (along with a 1962 Ferrari 400 GT Superamerica SWB Cabrio) in the Andrews Collection that RM Auctions/Sothby's put up for auction in Fort Worth, Texas. […]

The generation of appliances on wheels

The generation of appliances on wheels

There are people who will have no contact with car technology beyond what is in the driving school book. At the slightest problem, they will contact roadside assistance or a technical service. What's more, many cars already give direct access to an official service […]

Fiat Ægea, the Italian compact sedan made in Turkey

Fiat Ægea, the Italian compact sedan made in Turkey

The Aegea is a compact sedan built on the FCA group's B-Wide platform, the same as the Renegade, 500X or 500L. Fiat says that "from the beginning" the car was conceptualized as a sedan, which prevents its proportions are strange to start from a two-volume body […]

Do you know our technical data sheets and car price list?

Do you know our technical data sheets and car price list?

You can easily access this section in the top menu (Technical data) or at coches.pistonudos.com. In some articles you will also see a small summary sheet of the main model to which we refer, which serves as a shortcut to the complete sheet. We remind you that we […]

Video: BMW M3 versus Mercedes-AMG 63S

Video: BMW M3 versus Mercedes-AMG 63S

The question is whether the Merche is really capable of surpassing what has been, at least until now, the leader in its category in terms of sensations and behaviour. EVO comes to the rescue with a head-to-head video between these two models to draw their own […]

Jay Leno and the AMC Playmate AMX, on video

Jay Leno and the AMC Playmate AMX, on video

Painted "Playboy pink," the car served as a companion for the Playmate photographs of that year. It ended up in the hands of its current owner some time later, and he has joined Leno to tell the story of the car's adventures and recovery. […]

Borgward BX 7, it's official and it's as peculiar as it gets.

Borgward BX 7, it's official and it's as peculiar as it gets.

Certainly, the design of the device is not "rapturous", but it does represent a breath of fresh air in an industry where the main players have been the same for a long time. The firm, reborn with a new headquarters in Stuttgart, still does not explain in detail […]

2018 Lincoln Navigator

2018 Lincoln Navigator

The Navigator is designed as a comfortable and organised space for its three rows of occupants. There are plenty of storage compartments, charging sockets (6x USB, 4x 12V sockets, 1x 110V socket, 1x optional inductive), screens for multimedia systems, WiFi connection […]

9 pre-holiday car checks

9 pre-holiday car checks

Whether you're heading to the mountains in search of fresh air or to the most popular seaside resorts, the car has for years been the preferred means of transport for Italians. To get your holiday off to a good start and make it a real source of relaxation, it […]

Save time at the mechanic? Here are the top 5 tips

Save time at the mechanic? Here are the top 5 tips

Tip No. 1: Prevention always helps Prevention is better than cure. How many times have we heard that? If it applies to our health, the concept also applies perfectly to car maintenance. Ninety percent of car problems are caused by poor car maintenance. Bad […]

Which are the provinces where more cars are sold in relation to their population?

Which are the provinces where more cars are sold in relation to their population?

In order to solve this curiosity, we have spent some time compiling data in a table and making mathematical combinations to meet two criteria before drawing conclusions (some of them obvious, others not so intuitive at first). The first table I want to show […]

The Citroën AX celebrates its 30th birthday

The Citroën AX celebrates its 30th birthday

The AX had to replace the Visa and the LNA, cars that were not very successful. The Visa was an excellent car for its time, but had a very unattractive aesthetic, and the LNA (which was hardly seen in our country) had a hard time to succeed, basically because […]

Advertisement with a vintage flavour: SEAT 124D

Advertisement with a vintage flavour: SEAT 124D

This is the television advertising of the 124d, after its restyling, which shows us the car "made in Spain" covering the 0 to 100 in 13 seconds and more. How times change. But hey, we miss that exhaust tone, that rear-wheel drive behaviour, that short front […]

Premium diesels are growing in trouble

Premium diesels are growing in trouble

In recent years, diesels have become the most effective way to lower carbon emissions. And high-end manufacturers have been leaders in squeezing power out of their blocks, in several cases exceeding 100 hp/litre, something very rare to see in generalists. We've […]

SEAT will have its

SEAT will have its "Kodiaq", but is looking for a Spanish town name

Therefore, it will be unlikely to see a SEAT Carranque, Guarromán, Entrepenes, Pis, Mula or Purgatorio. We are sure that Forocoches will do its bit to give headaches to the neiming experts. On September 12th, in the middle of the Frankfurt Motor Show, we will […]

Honda also falls into extreme downsizing

Honda also falls into extreme downsizing

These engines are part of the new family of petrol engines, with the well-known VTEC variable valve system, direct petrol injection and turbocharging. They are made "from scratch", and we can estimate their power outputs at around 100bhp and 140bhp respectively. […]

Imminent opening of the largest drive-in cinema in Spain, located in Madrid

Imminent opening of the largest drive-in cinema in Spain, located in Madrid

The first film to be screened will be "Grease", which although we will have seen it many times on television, in a drive-in cinema surely many of us have not. The price is free per vehicle, you pay per person, and the prices are similar to those of a conventional […]

Lexus CT 200h, in front of its latest restyling

Lexus CT 200h, in front of its latest restyling

Until the new model arrives, already with TNGA architecture, has to endure what remains on the market with a last slight restyling. All changes are aesthetic, plus a new infotainment system with 10.3-inch screen and improved active safety systems. The engine remains […]

Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain arrives, the family SUV

Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain arrives, the family SUV

This model wants to show in its first impression that it is different from the saloon version, based on the SUV look. It uses the same technique in the design as these: aggressive and dynamic design with a small functional part. In particular, the front end is […]

Who wants a Tiguan or a CX-5 when you can buy a Leon Cupra ST for the same money?

Who wants a Tiguan or a CX-5 when you can buy a Leon Cupra ST for the same money?

The typical buyer is usually a parent who wants the car for the daily commute to work, but also wants a car with plenty of interior space for the kids at home and for luggage for when they go on holiday. He is also encouraged by the fact that there is plenty of […]

"Radars" that fine you for not wearing your seatbelt, what a great idea!

Anyone who understands a modicum of vehicle safety will be convinced that the seat belt is the best life saver there is, both front and rear - ahem, you get my drift - for any type of passenger. Infants and children under 12 have their equivalent, child restraint […]

The new ZR1 is the most powerful and fastest Corvette ever produced!

The new ZR1 is the most powerful and fastest Corvette ever produced!

At the Dubai Motor Show, Mark Reuss, the brand's Vice President of Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain, introduced it to us with the following words: "No one has ever driven a Corvette like this before, because there's never been one like […]

Restoration of the only rolling example of the original

Restoration of the only rolling example of the original "Volkswagen".

According to Paul Schilperoord - Dutch designer as well as columnist, researcher and writer - the true origin of the Volkswagen is the Superior II model of the almost unknown Standard brand. He has started a funding campaign to restore the only remaining rolling […]

SEAT already has 9 possible names for its new SUV

SEAT already has 9 possible names for its new SUV

The nominated names are Abrera, Alborán, Arán, Aranda, Ávila, Donosti, Tarifa, Tarraco and Teide. These names bring together the richness and heritage of our toponymy, with Basque, Arabic, Roman, etc. roots. These names have fulfilled the following conditions: They […]

Join the envy for Ken Block's new MK2 Escort

Join the envy for Ken Block's new MK2 Escort

Such is the addiction created by these machines that great drivers like Colin McRae could not help but create their own piece inspired by the Escort MK2 prepared for the Monte, with fins and many, many atmospheric horsepower. The latest to join this trend is […]

Final teaser of Mazzanti Evantra Millecavalli, the new king of Italy

Final teaser of Mazzanti Evantra Millecavalli, the new king of Italy

Its mechanical heart is a twin-turbocharged 7.2 V8 that has been suitably tightened, just look at the maximum torque figure it announces: 1,200 Nm (and it could be self-limiting). Top speed is unknown, but it reaches 100 km/h in under three seconds. It differs […]

Infiniti ceases production of QX70 (formerly FX)

Infiniti ceases production of QX70 (formerly FX)

Despite being a good vehicle its sales figures are really low, and that some models of this same brand have even lower sales figures. In our country, in the first six months of 2017 only 26 units of this model were registered in our country, a figure well below […]

BMW's 2 Series MPV is a big hit in Europe

BMW's 2 Series MPV is a big hit in Europe

If we take into account the sales figures for Europe, including the EFTA free trade area, the 2 Series Active/Gran Tourer is the most successful premium MPV in the C-segment. But if we also consider the generalists, only the Volkswagen Touran and the Citroën C4 […]

PSA's HDi engines, sin-free in France

PSA's HDi engines, sin-free in France

"The results of the tests carried out by the Technical Commission chaired by the French Minister of Ecology, Ségolène Royal, have been communicated to us and show the absence of any anomaly in PSA Peugeot Citroën vehicles". The same press release notes at the […]

Chrysler Portal Concept

Chrysler Portal Concept

In the US, the generation born in the 80s and 90s is called "millennials", and they represent the bulk of car buyers in the coming years. Although motley, it is a generation fond of new technologies, a generation that does not waste, and increasingly sensitive […]

Hey, Lamborghini, the NIO EP9 has beaten the time at the Nürburgring (by 19 s)

Hey, Lamborghini, the NIO EP9 has beaten the time at the Nürburgring (by 19 s)

The four electric motors combine 1,360 hp, which is brutal. With such horsepower it can reach 200 km/h in just 7.1 seconds and a top speed of 313 km/h. It is undoubtedly the fastest electric car in the world. At least 10 units will be produced at a price of […]

George Barris Passes Away

George Barris Passes Away

Barris was the king of custom, to the point that from the 60s, under his influence, the custom culture, then somewhat underground, became part of the local and international pop culture. One of his most famous creations is the original Batmobile, which could […]

ALASKAN Concept, a preview of Renault's global pick-up truck

ALASKAN Concept, a preview of Renault's global pick-up truck

The firm of the diamond itself is responsible for asserting in the press release that the production model will have dimensions nailed to those of the prototype and very similar aesthetic characteristics. What we see the prototype is a pick-up very similar […]

Audi R8 RWS: all the fun is left behind

Audi R8 RWS: all the fun is left behind

This is Audi's first rear-wheel drive road car and the only one in the high-performance range. This may sound strange at first, but Audi Sport points out that the GT-Spec R8s are rear-wheel drive race cars. Audi said the goal with the RWS was to bring that race […]

Driver's license on the first try: top 5 tips

Driver's license on the first try: top 5 tips

Top 5 tips on how to pass your driving license the first time. The driving license is the administrative authorization required to drive motor vehicles in Italy and in all countries of the European Union. Apart from certain types of regulations that may differ […]

Car check-up deadline: When to do it and what not to forget

Car check-up deadline: When to do it and what not to forget

When to have a review To understand if you have to do the review, just remember that the first one must be done 4 years after registration and the following ones every 2 years. Those who are late have until the last day of the month in which the previous review […]

Ford's

Ford's "Ford, Drive Your Life" driving courses return

The only requirements to take part are a driving licence and an age between 18 and 24, and you don't need to own a Ford, you just need to sign up at www.conducetuvida.es. The site provides access to online training for anyone who visits the site, whether they are […]

Detailing course for

Detailing course for "dummies".

And if you are one of those who like to boast that your car is only washed when it rains, and the carpets have long inhabited endemic species, it is not worth reading on; but if you are curious to know how you can get your everyday car to be impeccable in ten years, […]

How to homologate accessories in the ITV

How to homologate accessories in the ITV

In the case of the community of Madrid, for some years, the sector is liberalized. This means that any person or company that meets the requirements to set up an ITV can do so, and set the price they want (lower than the recommended price). Apart from all this, […]

We analyze the design of the new Volkswagen Polo

We analyze the design of the new Volkswagen Polo

As you already know, the new Polo shares a platform with the new Ibiza. Well, in reality, the image of a car depends mainly on its proportions, and to a lesser extent on its styling (the aesthetic language with which surfaces are treated), and the new Polo is based […]

Peugeot 308 R Hybrid

Peugeot 308 R Hybrid

The Peugeot 308 S is a model manufactured in China and destined for the Chinese market, available in both hatchback and SW estate body styles. However, the public will remember Peugeot at this show for the presence of the 308 R Hybrid, a Peugeot Sport creation […]

Renault Clio R.S. 16, a surprise for Monaco

Renault Clio R.S. 16, a surprise for Monaco

The Sirius yellow color has been put on with full intention, as has the rear spoiler. In addition, the bodywork has been widened by 60 mm due to the widening of the tracks, the wheel arch is also larger, to accommodate tyres more suited to the car's approach. […]

SEAT Ateca, from 18,800 euros (with three cylinders)

SEAT Ateca, from 18,800 euros (with three cylinders)

You don't need so much horsepower when there's so much radar on the road, to do 120 km/h in Castilla it's enough. The alternative is the 1.6 TDI, which at least has its four cylinders, and yields the same power. The Tiguan will offer a 2.0 TDI with the same power […]

Toyota will have more than one hybrid per model (it's about time)

Toyota will have more than one hybrid per model (it's about time)

Previously Toyota's policy had been to have a hybrid version in the main models by 2020, with some caveats such as Land Cruiser, Hilux, Proace or GT 86 (at least for now). Johan Van Zyl, President and CEO of Toyota Motor Europe, revealed that the ranges are going […]

Gumpert brand is rescued by Chinese investors

Gumpert brand is rescued by Chinese investors

World Car Fans reports that they have received an email from Consolidated Ideal TeamVenture, an investment fund based in Hong Kong. This fund has acquired the brand, but renamed as Apollo Automobil GmbH, without the name "Gumpert". We know that on January 11, […]

McLaren 720S, a hymn to perfection made car

McLaren 720S, a hymn to perfection made car

Let's start with its impressive engine, the M840T, one of the world's tightest 4.0 V8s: 720 hp and 770 Nm of peak torque. It has 41% new parts compared to the previous 3.8 V8, its two turbos allow it to get 180 hp/litre, which is a savage per se. The cooling of […]

Today's cars are filled with useless equipment

Today's cars are filled with useless equipment

Ford relies on its own car sales to determine this. One in three Fords sold in Europe in 2014 was equipped with a parking aid (34%) and more than half were equipped with a cruise control (52%). This increase has been constant for a number of years, which is why […]

DeLorean DMC-12 returns in 2017

DeLorean DMC-12 returns in 2017

According to this regulation, DMC will be able to produce a maximum of 325 replicas per year, being a model that has exceeded 25 years. Production during the first year will be one car per month, but in 2018 the process will be accelerated to one car per week. […]

We will never see the family Alfa Romeo Giulia

We will never see the family Alfa Romeo Giulia

SW bodies are more popular in certain European markets - where in the D-segment there is more demand even for sedans and three-body sedans - but not so much in the United States, where SUVs are the big hit. Therefore, it would be a low-volume model that would be […]

Audi A1 and A3 three-door in danger of extinction

Audi A1 and A3 three-door in danger of extinction

The Audi A1 three-door will not be available in the second generation, already with MQB platform and manufactured in Spain. In 2015 were sold 32.479 units of this variant. The same will happen with the future Audi A3, for every three-door sold 10 A3 Sportback. […]

What about the SEAT Ateca 2.0 TDI 4×2?

What about the SEAT Ateca 2.0 TDI 4×2?

SEAT initially communicated that demand for this model could not be met, which is completely absurd, given the Volkswagen Group's production of 2.0 TDI engines. The reason in reality is that this version could not be homologated, possibly because it does not meet […]

Radio visit to the State Motor Pool Museum

Radio visit to the State Motor Pool Museum

Curiously, yesterday, returning from one of those endless days in Madrid, I came across the program Esto me Suena on RNE, where they dedicated a few minutes to an exhibition "at street level" of the collection of the Parque Móvil del Estado, where they keep […]

Toyota to launch a 100% electric model in 2020

Toyota to launch a 100% electric model in 2020

Ni-Mh battery designs used in hybrids are not suitable for long autonomies Lithium-ion is the technology that almost all manufacturers are betting on for electric cars, but not all batteries are the same. It would be necessary to get into more or less complicated […]

Finally there will be no VAG 2.0 Turbo engines with 400 hp

Finally there will be no VAG 2.0 Turbo engines with 400 hp

Combining that power with reliability is expensive, and right now VAG isn't about to squander the money. Stephan Reil, head of engineering at Audi Quattro GmbH, has confirmed to Autoblog that the development will not go ahead, it's officially a dead project. […]

Hyundai IONIQ electric arrives in Spain

Hyundai IONIQ electric arrives in Spain

The version with electric motor has some changes on the outside with respect to the hybrid, such as the flat front grille in gray without air intakes, to improve aerodynamic efficiency. In this way it achieves a Cx of 0.24, one of the lowest in the market, only […]

Ferrari F16X could be a reality

Ferrari F16X could be a reality

Marchionne has said, regarding a possible model with more practical capabilities, the following: "It may happen, but it will happen in the Ferrari style." Therefore, it is confirmed that Ferrari is studying having a four-door model with more practicality, that […]

The Fiat Tipo 5-door is here

The Fiat Tipo 5-door is here

The range is structured with two trim levels, two petrol engines (one LPG compatible) and two diesel engines, ranging from 95 to 120 hp. In the case of the 120 hp diesel you can opt for an automatic gearbox, the others use six-speed manual, except the 95 hp diesel […]

Honda Jazz gets updated and gains power

Honda Jazz gets updated and gains power

This 130 hp engine is not the same as the one in the Civic despite its similar power -the Civic's engine is a 1.0 three-cylinder- but the same as the one found in the HR-V, without turbo. We can choose with this engine the continuously variable CVT gearbox, whose […]

Maserati Ghibli Nerissimo goes all black

Maserati Ghibli Nerissimo goes all black

This limited edition trim will be offered on the 349bhp Ghibli, 411bhp Ghibli S and Ghibli S Q4. All Nerissimos come with a sports package that includes a sports steering wheel, adjustable dampers, twelve-way power front seats, blind spot detector, front and […]

Unlocking and stealing a VAG Group car is easier than it looks.

Unlocking and stealing a VAG Group car is easier than it looks.

The Achilles heel of the system is in the remote control for remote opening and closing of the car. Using rudimentary techniques and simple equipment, it is possible to capture the radio signal from the remote control and steal the unlocking key, and then open […]

Interview with Saúl López:

Interview with Saúl López: "get into a Tesla, put the "Ludicrous" mode on and put the pedal to the metal".

Over time his Youtube channel has become a reference point to keep abreast of what's going on in the electric car company with almost 13,000 subscribers, even testing competing models. Considering his experience and knowledge of the brand, he deserves an interview, […]

Volkswagen Up! GTI, a reality by the end of 2017

Volkswagen Up! GTI, a reality by the end of 2017

For the baby of the range there will not only be an upgraded electric version, but also a GTI. Power and technical data are unknown, but it is quite reasonable to think of a 1.0 TSI squeezed to at least 110 hp. Given that it already uses one-litre, three-cylinder […]

You can now create your own tracks for Gran Turismo 6

You can now create your own tracks for Gran Turismo 6

Ultimately, that promise from 2013 hasn't come true. The "GPS data grabber" is only useful for watching "virtual replays" of your exploits on tracks that are already mapped in Gran Turismo 6 "stock". But the "Track Editor" has finally arrived. It's taken the […]

New Opel Mokka X, the lightning brand's B-SUV gets a facelift

New Opel Mokka X, the lightning brand's B-SUV gets a facelift

The first thing we have to remember that this model is being manufactured in the plant that Opel has in Figueruelas, Zaragoza. After bringing the original production that was located in South Korea. This renewed model will continue to be manufactured in the same […]

Opel is hiding a reprogramming of some diesel engines

Opel is hiding a reprogramming of some diesel engines

In mid-December Opel issued a somewhat cryptic press release announcing that 43,000 cars in Europe would be recalled to improve the efficiency of their anti-pollution systems. The legal limit of 80 mg/km of NOx (Euro 6) is not met outside homologation conditions, […]

It will be possible to buy 25 units of the 1948 Land Rover Series I, as new.

It will be possible to buy 25 units of the 1948 Land Rover Series I, as new.

Twenty-five of the first series have been located around the world and will be restored from top to bottom, after being "sponsored" by deep pockets. The new owners will be able to choose the body colour from five shades - Light Green, Bronze Green, RAF Blue, Dove […]

It's all about videos: Ferrari 488 GTB, on test

It's all about videos: Ferrari 488 GTB, on test

Will its turbocharged engine be a worthy successor to the naturally aspirated one with its delicious feel and thunderous sound? It's far from the first Ferrari Turbo in history, but where beasts like the F40 or 288 GTO were scary with their concentrated kick […]

France to deliver another blow to the diesel engine in the medium term

France to deliver another blow to the diesel engine in the medium term

Right now the taxation of diesel is very favourable over petrol, but that is going to change. The French Minister of Ecological Transition, Nicolas Hulot, has announced in an interview to France Info that in four years the taxation between fuels will be equalized, […]

Koenigsegg prepares camshaftless engine

Koenigsegg prepares camshaftless engine

Freevalve is a company that is part of the Koenigsegg conglomerate, and has a vision of an engine that dispenses with camshafts for crankshaft to valve timing. Electronic controllers replace the belt/chain and the camshaft itself. So there are fewer parts to […]

The 'Climbkhana' arrives, Ken Block's latest madness

The 'Climbkhana' arrives, Ken Block's latest madness

It's the same Ken Block we're used to seeing, with his donuts, drifts, and handbrake pulls, but this time with a little more danger. Pikes Peak is one of those competitions that barely allows for driver error. The 20km course is about as close as you can get […]

SUVs will continue to eat up MPVs

SUVs will continue to eat up MPVs

One model seems to buck the trend, and that's the BMW 2 Series Active/Gran Tourer. BMW's seemingly worst idea - a front-wheel drive MPV - is doing better commercially than the segment's heavyweights. Only the Volkswagen Touran - which benefits from the novelty […]

EA unveils new Need For Speed Payback

EA unveils new Need For Speed Payback

Payback promises the same kind of car fetish that previous Need for Speed games had, but also adds a more significant story element, with the "blockbuster" storyline seemingly "fueled by a thrilling tale of betrayal and revenge". Instead of participating as nameless […]

BMW Alpina B7 coming soon

BMW Alpina B7 coming soon

And is that the manufacturer Alpina, as we already know, bases its range on BMW products and models. Thus, the Bavarian firm shows us in a teaser video the sound of a V8 equipped in its new flagship, the B7. While we still can not see it without camouflage, […]

New Ford Fiesta ST will come with one less cylinder

New Ford Fiesta ST will come with one less cylinder

The new ST will also be available with three and five doors, like the current model, although there are substantial changes in the mechanical concept. It gets a 1.5 EcoBoost engine, a reduction of about 100 cc. When I read that I thought "well, it's a four-cylinder", […]

This is the new Porsche 911 Turbo S

This is the new Porsche 911 Turbo S

Here there are no surprises, the Turbo recovers the aesthetic changes operated in the Carrera (new air intakes in the bumper with LED lights, new air extractors in the rear). You have to be an expert "porschista" to see the differences. The main change, however, […]

This is how the latest Mitsubishi Lancer EVO X was built.

This is how the latest Mitsubishi Lancer EVO X was built.

Shortly before the summer of 2015, the last 1000 units of the Lancer EVO Final Edition were produced in Japan. It is a series limited to a thousand units for the few markets where it was still sold (for example, there will be 150 units for Australia) and is […]

First car voucher: how many kilometres do you have to do, do you pay?

First car voucher: how many kilometres do you have to do, do you pay?

The first car coupon, what does it consist of? The coupon for the car is one of the regular maintenance interventions that guarantee the perfect functioning of the car over time. Unlike the following ones, the first coupon also aims to check that there are no […]

Scratches in the bodywork? That's how we get rid of them!

Scratches in the bodywork? That's how we get rid of them!

When can you remove body scratches yourself? If you're reading this article, you've probably noticed a nasty scratch on the body of your car. You probably scratched it during a parking maneuver or someone ruined your car while it was on the road. Unfortunately, […]

How to pay the tax on cars? Online, at the bank and at the ICA

How to pay the tax on cars? Online, at the bank and at the ICA

How do I pay car tax in Lombardy?How do I pay car tax online in Lombardy? To pay your car tag online, all you have to do is access the PagoPa platform. You can access the PagoPa service in two ways:via the link that will be sent to your email address after you […]

"Outlaws", Emory's Porsche 356s

The 356s that Rod Emory and his team are preparing are known to fans as "outlaws". The initial idea is to improve on the original rather than recreate it. This name came about in the 1980s when Rod and his father began to ignore the simple restoration of old Porsche's […]

Volkswagen summons Golf GTI fans at Jarama

Volkswagen summons Golf GTI fans at Jarama

Owners of a Golf GTI are welcome, regardless of generation. Reserved parking is available in the paddock, separated by generation. Owners of a Golf GTE (plug-in hybrid) or regular Golf are also welcome. GTD's aren't mentioned in the whole press release, because […]

Jaguar XE SV Project 8, the last of the V8s

Jaguar XE SV Project 8, the last of the V8s

First seen on Friday at Goodwood This XE wants to get on the racetrack and it has some very interesting credentials. For starters, the 5.0 V8 SuperCharged (S/C) engine is squeezed to 600bhp, so it tops 200mph and hits 60mph in around 3.5 seconds. It's not just […]

Green light for the Volkswagen Golf R400 street car!

Green light for the Volkswagen Golf R400 street car!

It will be the most powerful compact car in the world, with the permission of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X Final Edition (473 hp) that the selfish Japanese are keeping for their domestic market. Like the prototype, it will have all-wheel drive, and may exceed […]

2017 Jeep Compass and Compass Trailhawk

2017 Jeep Compass and Compass Trailhawk

The range will consist of the Compass Sport, Latitude, Limited and Trailhawk. The Jeep Compass will be offered with front or all-wheel drive worldwide, with three petrol and two diesel engines (depending on market). In addition to the six-speed manual gearboxes, […]

SsangYong showcases XAVL concept and 2017 Korando in Geneva

SsangYong showcases XAVL concept and 2017 Korando in Geneva

Let's start by talking about the future model, which has been presented in the form of a concept car called XAVL. But... what does XAVL mean? Well, here's the answer: eXciting Authentic Vehicle Long, translated into our language would be something like "authentic […]

Volkswagen Golf 2017

Volkswagen Golf 2017

The seventh generation, introduced in 2012, has almost fulfilled its life cycle (yes, every year that passes people get bored before and products are renewed before) given the huge volume of sales it has. With this revision, the new Golf aims to remain the compact […]

What is being reviewed in the automatic review?

What is being reviewed in the automatic review?

How to do the overhaul in 2019? Ministerial revision is a biennial inspection of each new, used or vintage car without which it cannot be driven. The overhaul cannot be carried out by any mechanic, but must be carried out exclusively at the overhaul centers […]

Polestar adds its touch to the Volvo XC60 T8 and boosts power to 421bhp

Polestar adds its touch to the Volvo XC60 T8 and boosts power to 421bhp

The XC60 Polestar combines the 2.0 Turbo (T8) engine, also used in other models of the brand, with an electric motor, achieving a total combined power of 421 hp. It is the most powerful Volvo in history next to the XC90 T8 also prepared by this sports division. […]

SEAT Ateca Cupra, aspiring to compete in the top SUV division

SEAT Ateca Cupra, aspiring to compete in the top SUV division

And that's it. No generalist has such powerful engines, moreover, above 200 hp in this segment there is nothing unless we value premium brands. The Infiniti Q30, BMW X1, Audi Q3, Mercedes GLA and Range Rover Evoque have more to choose from. It's quite a small […]

SEAT will have a B-SUV in 2017

SEAT will have a B-SUV in 2017

Now Automotive News is pulling the wool over our eyes, and after questioning several sources, has set a date for the Martorell-based company's second SUV. The American publication says that SEAT will have a B-segment SUV to fight with the Captur in 2017, complementing […]

The future of the BMW 3 Series GT is unclear.

The future of the BMW 3 Series GT is unclear.

For the next-generation 3 Series, due next year or the year after, an anonymous source has told BMW Blog that there will be no GT or Gran Turismo version. Sales are not justifying that there is so much overlap between models, and there comes a point where there […]

Ferrari GTC4Lusso T

Ferrari GTC4Lusso T

The new GTC4Lusso T joins the Ferrari family by positioning itself just below the 6.3-litre naturally aspirated V12. It adopts an evolution of the well-known 3.9-liter turbocharged V8 engine (California T, 488 GTB) that delivers a maximum of 610 hp at 7,500 RPM, […]

New Seat Ateca Cupra revealed?

New Seat Ateca Cupra revealed?

Could there be the possibility of an Ateca Cupra Performance Pack with the four-piston Brembo, and its orange or black finish? We just have to wait for an official confirmation from Seat that according to the gossip, its official presentation will be in March at […]

2017 Tesla Model S

2017 Tesla Model S

The headlights are now fully LED, so you can perfectly modulate the beam of light depending on the visual conditions, without dazzling others. At the rear we will see that the optical groups have been darkened. As for the interior, it receives the Model X's "all-proof" […]

Audi adds quattro drive to the diesel TT

Audi adds quattro drive to the diesel TT

It is not the first time we can choose an Audi TT with diesel engine and all-wheel drive, the second generation that went on sale in 2006 could equip this traction system with the TDI engine 170 hp. Approximately 50% of the TT sold in the world have quattro drive […]

Volkswagen outlines the lines of the I.D. CROZZ for Frankfurt

Volkswagen outlines the lines of the I.D. CROZZ for Frankfurt

The I.D. CROZZ anticipates a small saga of electric models that will start from a dedicated platform. Based on this, the proportions are more permissive and designers have more freedom. The batteries are in the floor of the car, with an optimized distribution, […]

Citroën C-Elysée 2017

Citroën C-Elysée 2017

Although the C-Elysée is built at the Vigo factory, it was not designed with the European market in mind. However, the car is proving to be a commercial success. And this is borne out by the more than 400,000 units sold since its launch in 2012 and the 5,800 units […]

Citroën C3 2017

Citroën C3 2017

Citroën's strategy is the same, but different from that of the other automotive groups. Today, the market is made up of cloned cars, with shared platforms and sometimes overlapping approaches. Citroën, despite following the same course, does so with an unconventional […]

How much will it cost to watch the new show from the ex-Top Gear skull trio?

How much will it cost to watch the new show from the ex-Top Gear skull trio?

The thing is that I ordered so much shipping, I decided to sign up for Amazon Prime, a "premium" service that for 10€ a year (20€ a year from next year), allows you to receive the items in super-short terms and without paying shipping costs. If you order […]

Skoda presents the Vision E Concept

Skoda presents the Vision E Concept

Undoubtedly, this electric concept looks better in "flesh and blood" than in the sketches we saw a few weeks ago. As we can see, it is an elegant crossover with angular lines, in line with the latest models of the Czech firm (and the VAG group), with alloy wheels […]

The DGT donates six historic vehicles to the Salamanca Automotive Museum

The DGT donates six historic vehicles to the Salamanca Automotive Museum

The DGT has just joined the Board of Trustees of the Gómez Planche Foundation, then administrator of the museum, and as a full member. Both entities have been collaborating since 2011, when the Bilateral Road Safety Agreement was signed. The vehicles will be on […]

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV arrives in Spain

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV arrives in Spain

The most important change is in the operation of the Twin Motor system; now, according to the brand, the response is quicker from the electric motors (60 kW each, about 82 hp). This reduces fuel consumption and emissions levels, which according to the NEDC cycle […]

Is the Jaguar XE as good as it's made out to be?

Is the Jaguar XE as good as it's made out to be?

Until September we sit at the controls and make a comparison to use with the BMW 3 Series, the king of the category, at least under our criteria and current judgment, we have no choice but to trust what they write and say our colleagues. Actually, the first […]

Guardia Civil commanders also like high-end SUVs

Guardia Civil commanders also like high-end SUVs

Yesterday the Unified Association of Civil Guards (AUGC) gave a press conference in Barcelona, in which they denounced that some senior officers were using the following vehicles: Lieutenant Colonel head of the Barcelona Command - BMW X6 Commander of El Prat […]

We say goodbye to 2016 and we wish you a pistonudo 2017.

We say goodbye to 2016 and we wish you a pistonudo 2017.

Adversities can incite to surrender, or to the last attack that decides an unexpected victory. Pistonudos continues as a project, whatever it takes, and whatever it costs me. Fortunately I'm not alone after the demise of the original team, and many of you […]

New Bentley Mulsanne, redesigned and in three versions

New Bentley Mulsanne, redesigned and in three versions

From the A-pillar onwards, all exterior parts have been reworked. These are external subtleties that, together with the redesigned seats, glass gear lever, new door and armrest trims and state-of-the-art multimedia system, add to the elegance and perfection of […]

Opel Grandland X, the third Opel crossover

Opel Grandland X, the third Opel crossover

PSA has learned its lesson, no more SUVs with slight remarketing. The German model has its own personality. The images correspond to a Turbo petrol with the highest trim and two-tone finish. Several design elements make it unmistakably Opel, like the moustache […]

Record price at auction for a Mercedes 540K Roadster Special

Record price at auction for a Mercedes 540K Roadster Special

This is a 1937 example, chassis number #130894, of the first units. Fifty-eight cars were built with this body variant. It was imported to the United States before the war and still has the original mechanical components. In addition, it has the long tail and […]

SEAT Ibiza 2017, here it is

SEAT Ibiza 2017, here it is

Will only be available with five-door bodywork. New tastes have put an end to the sporty three-door (SC) and estate (ST) options. In return, SEAT is proposing a sportier, more sporty design, with proportions that are more in keeping with that purpose. It has […]

The new concept Camper will be electric

The new concept Camper will be electric

In a climate of cost-cutting and range variety, it seems unlikely that Volkswagen is going to come up with such a product, but it seems that things are moving. During the New York Motor Show a company official told us that there will be a new concept that will […]

Golf Sportsvan gets a facelift at Frankfurt Motor Show

Golf Sportsvan gets a facelift at Frankfurt Motor Show

The changes are subtle and are based on those received by the rest of the Golf range earlier this year. On the exterior, the bumpers, front grille and light clusters change slightly, as well as the wheels, with new models available. There is also a new color available […]

Dacia Logan MCV Stepway

Dacia Logan MCV Stepway

Dacia itself has in its range of an SUV, the Duster, however, in 2010 presented the first vehicle of the Stepway family, this type of bodywork provides a crossover image, but it is just that, image. They derive directly from pure and simple passenger cars, something […]

The Fiat Tipo is on a par with Dacia in the EuroNCAP test

The Fiat Tipo is on a par with Dacia in the EuroNCAP test

This does not mean that it has the safety of the Fiat Stilo, nor that it is more unsafe than the Fiat Bravo. The ratings make sense within the same year, because the criteria are not the same. It would possibly have scored four or five stars in the era of its […]

The MINI Electric Concept gives us a preview of the future MINI 100% electric.

The MINI Electric Concept gives us a preview of the future MINI 100% electric.

The MINI E was a conventional three-door MINI adapted for an electric drive system. The set took up so much space that the rear seats had to be removed. The brand produced a total of 600 units, which were leased to various companies in the United States and subsequently […]

This is the 2017 Subaru BRZ

This is the 2017 Subaru BRZ

The manufacturer describes the update as practically complete, "from top to bottom" (sic) although it's not that big a deal. It gets new full LED headlights - a first for Subaru - new rear lights, new rear light clusters, 10-spoke aluminum wheels, rear spoiler […]

New Nissan NP300 Navara

New Nissan NP300 Navara

The new Nissan NP300 Navara, unveiled a year ago in Thailand, but now we see in its European version is a clear example of this. This rival to the Ford Ranger, Volkswagen Amarok, Toyota Hilux and Mitsubishi L200 inherits from the restyling seen in the Asian version. Manufactured […]

Volkswagen I.D. Crozz, closer and closer to reality

Volkswagen I.D. Crozz, closer and closer to reality

The I.D. Crozz uses the MEB platform, designed specifically for electric vehicles and which will be incorporated in several future models. The brand has announced that it will invest 6 billion euros in the development of technologies related to electric mobility […]

Volkswagen admits #dieselgate TDIs will lose performance after upgrade

Volkswagen admits #dieselgate TDIs will lose performance after upgrade

Volkswagen did not officially comment on what Sueddeutsche Zeitung had said. Again, as I stressed days ago, it is impossible for them not to know whether this was the case or not. Volkswagen, for all its talk of transparency, is still not saying a word about […]

Hydrogen fuel cell: the eternal promise

Hydrogen fuel cell: the eternal promise

We should also mention the Honda Clarity and the Hyundai Tucson FCEV, all three of which are very expensive cars - at around 60,000 euros - that are produced in drip-feed production and are hardly in the hands of private individuals. These problems, coupled with […]

Not a single BMW without sat nav from September onwards

Not a single BMW without sat nav from September onwards

From then on, all the brand's cars will come with the basic navigator, with a 6.5-inch touchscreen, iDrive control, digital terrestrial radio (DAB), Bluetooth connectivity and traffic alerts (TMC), among other functions. The key is the emergency call, which […]

Which is better, a Nissan Leaf or a Toyota Prius Prime?

Which is better, a Nissan Leaf or a Toyota Prius Prime?

The Nissan Leaf is a pure electric car, the most successful car without an internal combustion engine of all time, with more than 250,000 units sold since 2010. It is manufactured in the United States, United Kingdom and Japan, and is for many the electric car […]

Audi SQ5, now with 3.0 TFSI petrol engine

Audi SQ5, now with 3.0 TFSI petrol engine

With a length of 4.671 mm, a width of 1.893 mm, a height of 1.635 mm, and a homologated weight of 1.995 -it seems that they have set the Corte Inglés-, I do not see it meandering nimbly through a narrow mountain road or doing laps on a circuit, but hey, if Audi […]

Updated Nissan Qashqai to arrive in August in Spain

Updated Nissan Qashqai to arrive in August in Spain

Visually it has a completely new bumper, as well as grille, light clusters and bonnet. The LED lights can have an adaptive function to improve illumination in curves, the standard ones are still halogen. The rear light clusters have also been changed. In the side […]

Opel Corsa F to be PSA-sourced

Opel Corsa F to be PSA-sourced

Therefore, the Opel Corsa will have more in common with the Peugeot 208 (or whatever the successor is called) than with the Chevrolet Aveo. Using PSA technology is easier to make money because you don't have to pay royalties to the former parent company. The […]

Cutting cars under warranty and independent garages: can you?

Cutting cars under warranty and independent garages: can you?

What is a car coupon? We have already discussed what a car coupon is and what interventions and checks are usually included. We would like to remind you that the car coupon is an ordinary car maintenance operation in which many key parameters of the car are […]

Smart Electric Drive 2017

Smart Electric Drive 2017

The Smart Electric will arrive with a 60 kW (80 hp) and 160 Nm motor, which is an increase over the previous version of 5 hp and 30 Nm. It doesn't sound like much, but considering that the previous version was under a ton (Daimler hasn't provided the weight of […]

Jaguar Land Rover hits back at Landwind with lawsuit

Jaguar Land Rover hits back at Landwind with lawsuit

In China, foreign manufacturers have a better reputation than local ones. The Range Rover Evoque was introduced in 2011, it's clear who got there first. In China the X7 was unveiled at the same time as the domestically produced Evoque, in collaboration with Chery, […]

Japanese advertising for the C-HR strikes a chord with 30-somethings

Japanese advertising for the C-HR strikes a chord with 30-somethings

In the second spot, the C-HR sneaks into the legendary Steet Fighter II by CAPCOM, one of the games that made the most money fly in the arcades for people of my generation, or that made the most Super Nintendo controllers suffer. More than one will remember […]

Audi S8 Plus

Audi S8 Plus

The "plus" adds power, to reach 605 hp, with a monstrous 750 Nm of peak torque, after improving the performance of the supercharged four-litre V8 through more pressure in the turbochargers, new exhaust valves and tweaks to the electronic control unit. The performance, […]

The Bristol Fighter, portrayed by XCar on video

The Bristol Fighter, portrayed by XCar on video

On the occasion of the imminent resurrection of the firm, XCar wanted to pay tribute to the Fighter, and has dedicated a video to it. If you don't know this British car with "gull-wing style" opening doors, this is your moment. […]

A video glimpse of the original Six Hundred prototype

A video glimpse of the original Six Hundred prototype

They managed to convince Fiat to let them have the original prototype of the Fiat Seicento designed by Dante Giacosa, manufactured in 1952. It is worth remembering that the final car was presented in 1955, as the tool that would revolutionize mobility in post-war […]

Video: Ariel Nomad in action

Video: Ariel Nomad in action

But in the UK it is, and the guys at Autocar have been able to test it out on the MIRA tracks to see what it's made of. The audio quality is terrible, so we recommend you turn on the subtitles, but seeing the little thing in action is worth it. […]

SEAT President opts for

SEAT President opts for "more open" designs

This is what company president Jurgen Stackmann said in a statement published by Autocar. He assures that now that customers have understood what SEAT is all about (if you haven't heard, reliability, good price-product ratio, safety), the company's designers […]

MINI presents its first plug-in hybrid

MINI presents its first plug-in hybrid

It is a model that will be very similar technically (and possibly also in price) to its German cousin the BMW 225xe iPerformance Active Tourer. The MINI Cooper SE Countryman ALL4 hybrid system consists of a three-cylinder petrol engine - with a maximum output […]

2017 Nissan GT-R NISMO

2017 Nissan GT-R NISMO

Like the GT-R in lower versions, it has structural reinforcements, most strikingly in the bonnet, which will no longer bulge at high speed. The changes in aerodynamics are focused on sticking the car more to the ground than any other series production model, […]

"Want a 2018 Challenger SRT Demon? Sign here first."

For example, the customer agrees not to use the racing functions on public roads. The agreement also informs about the limitations of the Nitto NT05R front drag tires, which are very sensitive to wear on the highway, rain or low temperatures. You have to have […]

Hyundai renews Dani Sordo's contract until 2018

Hyundai renews Dani Sordo's contract until 2018

This news comes in the midst of the jubilation caused by the double podium of the South Korean team that, in equal conditions, has beaten two of the three Volkswagen Polo WRC in their home rally. Dani's performance deserves a special mention as, penalised by a […]

Geely aims to sell a compact SUV in Spain in 2018

Geely aims to sell a compact SUV in Spain in 2018

Now we know that the company is developing a compact SUV on the new compact modular platform (CMA) co-developed with Volvo, and that will lead to the next-generation V40. This small SUV will debut in China in 2017, and will arrive on our continent in 2018. […]

One of the Ford Mustangs from the film Bullitt found in a scrapyard

One of the Ford Mustangs from the film Bullitt found in a scrapyard

Before proceeding with the restoration, they consulted with Kevin Marti, Mustang expert and owner of Marti Auto Works, which has the database of all models manufactured by Ford from 1967 to 2012. The next thing they did was look up the VIN, that is, its vehicle […]

Petrolicious portrays the Lamborghini Miura

Petrolicious portrays the Lamborghini Miura

Varni explains how the Miura "put Lamborghini on the map", and it's true, the Miura was a breakthrough model, the first true production mid-engined supercar to make a name for itself. Gandini's visual work, the sound of the transverse mid-mounted V12... everything […]

Hydrogen cars: how it works and what to expect

Hydrogen cars: how it works and what to expect

In recent months, the announcements of hydrogen investment projects: these involve various areas, including the transport sector. Several car manufacturers are focusing on hydrogen and have decided to invest resources in the development of these car models; while […]

Covid-19 and license renewal, new extensions and deadlines

Covid-19 and license renewal, new extensions and deadlines

Through a circular from the Ministry of Sustainable Infrastructure and Mobility, one arrives new extension for the expiry of driving licenses and pink papers, as a consequence of the state of emergency for the Covid-19 set until 31 December 2021. Specifically, […]

Nio ET7 arrives in Germany in 2022

Nio ET7 arrives in Germany in 2022

On the occasion of the recent Monaco Salon, the Chinese company Nio confirmed its intentions to enter the European market: the company's plans include a first entry into Norway with the electric SUV ES8 E-SUV, followed closely by the arrival of the electric sedan […]

Car anti-hail sheets | The best of 2021

Car anti-hail sheets | The best of 2021

Off-season thunderstorms and heavy hailstorms are increasingly frequent in our country: protect your car from bad weather is therefore essential to prevent the body come accidentally damaged. Dents caused by hail could in fact require the intervention of a specialist, […]

Ferrari Purosangue, here's how it could be on the road

Ferrari Purosangue, here's how it could be on the road

For several years the Prancing Horse brand has managed to avoid the segment of high-wheeled cars but, as Lamborghini pointed out on several occasions, the results obtained with Urus are so important that they also want to attract the Maranello brand. For this reason […]

The best Electric Scooters

The best Electric Scooters

For Italy, the time has come to start all over again and what better way to start moving again, if not to do it in an eco-sustainable way? This will be one of the reasons that prompted the Prime Minister to introduce, in the now famous Relaunch Decree, a bonus […]

Mercedes A45 S Class AMG: it dazzles you with its 421 hp

Mercedes A45 S Class AMG: it dazzles you with its 421 hp

AMG has redefined the parameters of the compact sedan segment, because with class A45 S has created an extreme product, in every sense. Its “small” 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine has been brought to the disarming power of 421 Cv per 500 Nm of maximum […]

Cheap Electric Scooters | The best of 2021

Cheap Electric Scooters | The best of 2021

The mobility bonus has practically cleared customs definitively electric scooters economic and not in almost all Italian cities, making urban transport less congested, especially at peak times such as that of workers entering and exiting. Although there is […]

SSC Tuatara is truly the fastest car in the world: record achieved

SSC Tuatara is truly the fastest car in the world: record achieved

In recent months they have been published several speed records obtained from hypercar stradali, Such as Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+, Koenigsegg Agera RS, Hennessey Venom F5 e SSC Tuatara; this latest super-aerodynamic car was the one it got caused the greatest […]

Best electric bicycles | May 2021

Best electric bicycles | May 2021

Electric bicycles, or e-bike, they are a vehicle not yet widespread, but at the same time they are a valid alternative for short city trips and their use leads to many advantages: the first is that from environmental side fewer cars are used and air quality in […]

Revision of LPG and methane cylinders: deadlines, costs and penalties

Revision of LPG and methane cylinders: deadlines, costs and penalties

Le methane and LPG cars represent one valid solution for those looking for a car with a “clean” fuel system in terms of CO2 emissions. These particular types of engines offer in fact different advantages which cannot be underestimated, especially in an era […]

The 5 best electric cars of 2021 for range

The 5 best electric cars of 2021 for range

After years of undisputed domination on the electric car market, finally Tesla has a little bit of competition on the market; nevertheless, it is still difficult to draw up a list of electric cars with greater autonomy and at the same time offer a bit of variety, […]

Electric cars 2021: all upcoming models

Electric cars 2021: all upcoming models

Il Green car market, with zero emissions, is growing strongly and during the year we will see a real one wave of novelty. The diffusion of electric mobility is thrust da several factors of various kinds, such as the environmental issues, a charging network increasingly […]

Speed ​​record: the 5 most powerful hypercars ever

Speed ​​record: the 5 most powerful hypercars ever

I speed record of cars have always allowed provide a certain luster and tenor to producers, allowing them to increase their visibility. Over the last few months, partner in crime a surge in hypercar production more and more powerful, they have been recorded numerous […]