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Lotus ends Evija development contract with Williams Advanced Engineering

Lotus has terminated its technical partnership with Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE), which had seen the two firms work together on the all-electric Evija hypercar.

Details of the termination are unconfirmed, but WAE claims Lotus’ decision is “wrongful and without any legal basis, made for Lotus/Geely’s unrelated commercial reasons”.... ( подробнее )

Most extravagant optional extras you can buy

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When we set out to document the most extravagant options that you can choose for your new car, we expected it to be a straightforward exercise.

We would get price lists for the various luxury and high-performance cars and trawl through them. Reckoning... ( подробнее )

Hotel California: Autocar's least-epic drive in a VW Camper

There’s a variant of Autocar feature we call the ‘epic drive’, where we make a fuss of a particular vehicle by taking it on an extended outing to a significant location. This was supposed to be one of those features. But it’s not, clearly, because this is 2020, the year in which nothing has gone as planned.  

We had been plotting an epic... ( подробнее )

The most complicated cars ever made

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Cars are complex machines, but some take that to a whole new level in the search to break new technological ground.

Sometimes that brings success and other times it results in failure. There are cars that appear to have been more complicated than they... ( подробнее )

Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo delayed due to demand for saloon

Porsche has delayed the launch of its Taycan Cross Turismo until 2021 because of robust demand for the regular EV during the coronavirus pandemic.

The estate variant of the Taycan was originally due to open for orders in late 2020 but will now be pushed back, according to Porsche’s boss Oliver Blume.

Confirming the decision to... ( подробнее )

Jaguar Land Rover to continue AJ V8 production in-house

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will take over production of the 'AJ' supercharged petrol V8 in Wolverhampton after Ford shuts its Bridgend plant next month, Autocar can confirm.

The future of the engine – which is used in everything from the Jaguar F-Type to the Range Rover (and set to be used in the new Land Rover Defender) – had been uncertain... ( подробнее )

2020 Renault Megane E-Tech plug-in hybrid priced from ?30,685

Renault has released pricing and technical spec details of its facelifted   M?gane   range, which includes an updated RS model and the first ever plug-in hybrid variant.  

Priced from ?18,995, the Ford Focus rival's standard range has been slimmed down to just three   trims: Play, Iconic and sportier RS-Line. Standard kit on the entry-level... ( подробнее )

Нa Кругообразный дороге 29 величественная ограничат процесс

Oгрaничeниe кoрoчe функционировать с 08:00 до 21:00 29 Густа.

Дорожники будут подвизаться получай участке от Одесской площади (год) спустя улицы Анатолия Жураковского и в обратном направлении. 

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Нa Брoвaрскoм проспекте в ночь на 27 августа ограничат передача

Oгрaничeниe будeт пoступaть с 20:00 26 aвгустa поперед 08:00 27 Ага.

Как сообщила давило-должность «Киевавтодора», с целью Броварском проспекте (пересечении с Кругообразный (драго)ценный и въездом в Бровары) в нокаут сверху 27 августа запланирована штабелировка верхнего слоя дорожного покрытия. 

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Kia details plug-in hybrid Sorento ahead of 2021 debut

Kia has detailed   the plug-in hybrid version of its new Sorento seven-seat SUV, available from early next year.

The powertrain comprises a 177bhp turbocharged 1.6-litre petrol engine mated to a   90bhp electric motor, fed energy by a 13.8kWh battery, for a combined system   output of 261bhp and 258lb ft.

As standard, drive is... ( подробнее )