This week's gossip from the automotive industry has news of Jaguar's F-Type SVR struggle to surpass 200mph, Ferrari's consumer statistics, Audi's TT range and Volvo hybrids.
F-Type SVR challenge
It was tricky to balance the aerodynamic needs for reducing drag and lift, he said. A large wing would have reduced lift, but it increased drag, hence the focus on optimising the car’s smooth underbody.
Seven in 10 buyers of the Ferrari California T are new to the brand and owners of the car do 30% more miles each day than owners of any other Ferrari.
One in five buyers use the California T as their daily driver, and two-thirds always have one or more passengers. F12 owners, meanwhile, cover more miles than 488 GTB or Spider owners. They are also Ferrari’s most loyal customers, with two-thirds of them having previously owned a Ferrari.
Extended Audi TT range in doubt
Audi's plans to extend the TT range with either Offroad or Sportback models is rumoured to be in doubt. The company has revealed a number of TT concepts since the 2014 Paris show and subsequently majored on these two variations, indicating that it would pick one for production.