|VOLVO C70 TURNS 20 - A NICHE CAR MADE BY PASSION|
|The C70 represented a new niche in an important period for Volvo, a project that was driven by enthusiasm and a love of cars by a small and passionate team. Twenty years ago, it was first shown to the world.
When the Volvo C70 was first unveiled during the Paris Motor Show on 30 September 1996, it was not only the slender body that was brand new. It was Volvo's first 'proper' coupé since the 1800 model, and the first time Volvo had cooperated with engineering firm TWR on a new car. Furthermor...[Read more...]|
|EVEN MORE POLISH FOR THE AUDI A6 AND A7 SPORTBACK|
|Detail changes to the executive class Saloon, Avant and five-door Sportback ranges enhance styling, connectivity and comfort
◾New highlights for exterior, interior and equipment
◾Even more connectivity and entertainment features
◾A6 Saloon 2017 Model Year pricing from £32,995 OTR, Avant from £35,095
◾S6 from £57,215 OTR, RS 6 Avant from £79,505 OTR
◾A7 Sportback 2017 Model Year pricing from £46,865 OTR
◾S7 Sportback from £64,380 OTR, RS 7 Sportback from £85,485 OTR
◾UK ordering from May,...[Read more...]|
|RENAULT CELEBRATES THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE RENAULT 16|
|2015 marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most ingenuous cars of its day – the Renault 16
◾R16 was first prestige vehicle to feature a tailgate, providing unprecedented versatility for its day
◾Modern and avant-garde equipment specification
◾Voted 'Car of the Year' in 1966
◾Over 1.8million were made during the model's lifetime
1965: The Renault 16, the original family 'Voiture à Vivre'
The history of Renault's family cars started 50 years ago in France during the post-war bo...[Read more...]|
|TWENTY YEARS SINCE VOLVO MADE ITS DEBUT IN THE BTCC WITH THE 850 ESTATE|
|It is now 20 years since Volvo marked its return to the racetrack – with an estate! The venture would lead to many successful years in the BTCC – including an overall victory in 1998. 'When I signed up for Volvo and TWR around Christmas 1993, I didn't know about the estate plans,' says Rickard Rydell. 'If I'd known, I would probably have hesitated. It was lucky I didn't know!'
Volvo's Back on Track project was tangibly launched in April 1994, when two liveried Volvo 850 estate cars rolled up ...[Read more...]|
|The ‘Quadrifoglio Verde' is back on Giulietta and MiTo|
|The legendary 'Quadrifoglio Verde' that has identified the top performing cars by Alfa Romeo since 1923 is back on the new versions
• Giulietta celebrates its 60th anniversary with a new 'Quadrifoglio Verde'
• True expression of Alfa Romeo's DNA, this car marks the debut of the new 240 HP 1750 Turbo Petrol engine with all-aluminium direct injection
• State-of-the-art 'Alfa TCT' 6-speed twin dry clutch transmission
• It's the same engine/transmission as the Alfa Romeo 4C supercar
• Giuliet...[Read more...]|