We warned you to prepare yourselves, and now it has come to pass: the Merc SLS is dead. Mercedes has confirmed that it shall reveal a ‘Final Edition' SLS at the LA and Tokyo shows next week, marking the end of the line for its monstrous V8 supercar.
Barely eight months after its breathless reveal at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, McLaren has confirmed its P1 supercar has sold out.
Time was when a new motorsport series would announce itself in a blaze of fireworks, tyre smoke and more than likely some scantily clad ladies. This morning at Bloomberg, in the heart of the City of London, Formula E launched with a stirring, statistic-laden address from a pair of financial analysts. Eh?
TopGear.com: Hi Ken! How are you?
Ken Block: Good thanks.
It's Ken Block, in a 650bhp Ford Fiesta ST with a sticker on the rear that reads "kill all tires". Yes, it's Gymkhana 6, and you want to take six and a half minutes out of your day to sit back and say ‘woah'.
Pity those poor engineers at AMG. Their overworked, calloused fingers now have to hand-build another fire-breathing Merc, this time in the shape of the brand-new S-Class.
Turns out that the Leaf wasn't such a bad idea after all, because Nissan can use its electric knowhow to add important things like more SPEED and POWER to the GT-R. This is the plan for the car's next generation, as confirmed yesterday by engineering, sales and marketing boss Andy Palmer.
What was the most-read car review on TopGear.com in 2011? Nope. Nope. Wrong again. It was the best-selling, British-built Nissan Qashqai, arguably the first car to properly nail the crossover sector. And Nissan has just unveiled this, the second-gen version.
This is your first official look at the production Jaguar F-Type Coupe. And it's a first official look which proves that, erm, the F-Type Coupe has a roof. Which is good news, what with it being a coupe.