Car News Archive 6-2010

Fiat MultiAir engine scoops award
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The Fiat 1.4 MultiAir Turbo engine has received the Best New Engine of the Year Award. The engine - the first Fiat powertrain to incorporate MultiAir technology - was recently...
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Seat releases Ibiza Good Stuff
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Seat has released the special edition Ibiza Good Stuff to celebrate its partnership of pop sensation Shakira. This limited edition is based on the Ibiza 1.4 SE and is available...
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New Ford Mondeo gets autumn release
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Ford has revealed that the newly-revised Mondeo will make its debut in August at the Moscow Motor Show. The Ford EcoBoost engine will be an option in the new Mondeo, available...
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Jaguar XKR 75 makes UK debut
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In celebration of its 75th anniversary, Jaguar is releasing the XKR 75 – set to make its debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed next month. The XKR 75 is...
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Ford reveals Le Mans Focus RS
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Ford has unveiled five new Le Mans-inspired Focus RS models in celebration of the brand's motorsport heritage. The production of the 300bhp hot hatch is soon coming to an end, however...
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New Vauxhall VXR8 on the horizon
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Though Vauxhall hasn’t been keen on discussing a revised VXR8, the Holden HSV GTS E2 making an appearance at Goodwood next month could be a sign of things to come. ...
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Kia Sportage designed for the UK
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The new Kia Sportage – due for a summer 2010 release – has been specifically developed for UK, the Korean company has confirmed. Along with the current Soul, Venga...
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Seat Leon Cupra R is here
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Seat’s most powerful car to date, the Leon Cupra R, has finally arrived in UK showrooms. The Seat Leon Cupra R is powered by a 2.0 litre turbocharged petrol...
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Renault Modus shows its green colours
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Renault has joined forces with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) to offer the charity’s members an exclusive offer relating to the award-winning Modus range. The Renault Modus, which has just...
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Renault reveals new Clio Gordini 200
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Renault has revealed the new Clio Gordini 200 - due for a July launch in the UK and limited to just 500 units. The Renault Clio Gordini 200 is based...
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Land Rover and Kia scoop towcar awards
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The Land Rover Discovery 4 has been awarded the accolade of ‘Best Towcar 2010’ with the Kia Sedona coming out best in its MPV class. The winners were chosen...
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Renault’s Very Good Trip is underway
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Celebrations for the launch of Renault’s two new drop tops have officially begun, as their ‘Very Good Trip’ is now underway. The web-reality show, which is part of the promotions for...
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Ford will upgrade Mondeo engines
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Ford is upgrading the Mondeo with a new range of engines to improve the car's performance and efficiency. The EcoBoost petrol engine will be used for the first time in the...
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Peugeot 107 receives the Millesim treatment
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Following in the footsteps of the 207 and 308, Peugeot’s popular 107 range has received the ‘Millesim’ treatment, in celebration of the French company’s 200th anniversary. The Peugeot Millesim...
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Another top safety rating for the Kia Sorento
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The Kia Sorento has recently been awarded a top safety rating in the US to compliment the five-star EuroNCAP rating it received last year. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)...
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Kia records best five months ever
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Kia Motors has revealed it has sold 30,095 cars so far this year, an increase of 652 from the whole 12 months of 2007. In what proved to be a...
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Latest Seat ECOmotive offerings
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This week sees Seat extend its ECOmotive range with the newly badged Leon, Altea and Altea XL. With the company taking order of their biggest ever UK fleet of 500...
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Peugeot celebrates 200 in style
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Celebrating the company’s 200th anniversary, Peugeot has launched a range of special edition 308 Millesim 200 models to complement the existing range. June sees the release of the new Peugeot Millesim...
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Jaguar triumphs in JD Power UK survey
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Jaguar has improved on last year’s performance in the JD Power Survey by taking third place out of 27 manufacturers, while the XF being named best in its executive class....
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Alfa Romeo Giulietta gains a safe five stars
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Alfa Romeos latest offering, the Giulietta, has been awarded a five-star safety rating from EuroNCAP – making it one of the safest hatchbacks in Europe. Despite the safety test being...
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Free Nokia 5230 smartphone with every new Peugeot
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For one month only, customers who order a new Peugeot will receive a Nokia 5230 smartphone with Sat Nav, free of charge. Any new-car purcashe from Peugeot during June...
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New Citroen C4 – First details revealed
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Details of the new Citroen C4 have been revealed ahead of an expected launch in 2011. Designed to be superior to its predecessor, Citroen promises improved comfort, handling and interior...
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