A hot limited-edition version of the Renault Clio RS will be shown at the Geneva motor show next month. Leaked images of the Monaco GP edition show new paintwork and slight cosmetic changes. No mechanical upgrades are expected. Renault has already confirmed the model won’t be coming to the UK.
Suzuki will limit production of its new special-edition Swift SZ-L to just 500 units. Priced from £11,316, the model goes on sale in March featuring two-tone metallic paint, colour-contrast bodywork, air conditioning, Bluetooth connectivity, LED DRLs and cruise control. The SZ-L is powered by a 1.2-litre Dual VVT engine with 93bhp.
Almost 60 cars from various James Bond films are going on sale. The collection, which includes an Aston Martin DB5, Lotus Esprit Turbo and Ford Mustang Mach 1, has been priced at £20 million. The sale also includes plenty of Bond memorabilia, including posters and photos.
Kia says its forthcoming Soul EV will have a driving range of around 124 miles thanks to a new battery material. The new power cell has a high energy density, which means the Soul can be recharged in only 25 minutes. The Soul EV will go on sale in the UK following a US launch later this year, and is expected to cost around £25,000.