Fiat has announced prices for its forthcoming 500L mini-MPV. The range starts at £14,990 on the road for a 1.4-litre model in Pop Star trim. Topping the range is the £18,890 1.6-litre MultiJet model in Lounge specification. In total, the Euro NCAP five-star 500L is available with four engines and a selection of unusual options, including a built-in coffee machine.

The new 991 generation 911 GT3 Cup race car has been unveiled by Porsche. Developing 454bhp from a naturally aspirated 3.8-litre flat-six engine, the GT3 Cup will run exclusively in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup in 2013. Pre-tax, it costs £146,000.

Rinspeed has released the first design images of its latest concept car, the MicroMAX. Designed around themes of personal and public transport, the concept is small at just 3.6 metres long and 2.2 metres wide, yet boasts enough space for five occupants and bulky items. Full details of the all-electric car will be unveiled at the Geneva motor show in March.

Daljinder Nagra