The week's coverage on autocar.co.uk
7 August 2009

The week's coverage on autocar.co.uk

Road test

Fiat 500 1.2 Pop Convertible

First drives

Land Rover Discovery 4 3.0 TDV6 HSELotus Exige SLamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 Valentino BalboniMini FirstBMW M3 Coupe EditionAudi A5 Sportback Drive Assist

Car news

New Porsche 911 turbo launchedMercedes C63 AMG Edition 63Updated: 2010 Cayenne detailsAudiL Bulls better than cowsBMW rubbishes concept photosUS Senate triples scrappage fundsIacocca Mustang sells for £75kGM extends hybrid range800cc turbo for Hyundai i10Modern day Shelby DaytonaNew VW Polo pricesSsangyong production to resume”Toyobaru” sports car confirmed Infiniti teases new luxury saloonToyota Avensis range updatedUK Civic Type RS for JapanAnother Brilliance for EuropeBentley Armage replacement spiedBMW coupe concept car spiedMercedes E-class estate unveiledBMW ‘reinvents the 3-series’Infiniti M hybrid for EuropeNext-gen BMW 3-series tech661bhp Porsche Carrera GTMazda MX-5 Superlight conceptSV’s Corvette-based supercarAston Martin LMV/R packageTuned BMW 5 series GT789bhp Porsche 911 turbo5 series GT on the roadChrysler to get Multiair techFacelifted BMW 3 series spiedOne off G55 for Abu DhabiNissan Quazana could go electricS5 Cabriolet to cost £42, 245Kuhmo unveils eco SUVMore pics of two new minisAudi R8 V10 Spide picture leakNissan Leaf EV launchedSmart three seater revealed780bhp Fiesta wins the X gamesTwo new Mitsubishi OutlandersCitroen C3 anniversary editionNew “Grand” Bentley teaserNew Ferrari 600 GTB leaked?New Ferrari GTB not real

Industry news

Ssangyong’s future in doubtUK car sales riseLamborghini hybrid on sale 2015Magna deal to by Opel imminentScrappage fraud in GermanySsangyong siege is overUK scrappage sales figuresBertone sale to Fiat confirmedGM: ‘Magna issues unresolved’Vauxhall/Opel deal this weekPSA could get Mini platformGerman sales up againBMW to create new sub-brandRenault set for US returnScrappage boosts Euro salesBMW operating profits down 60%Mitsubishi plan Volt rivalToyota looses £483mCommandos storm car factoryJLR cars get lightweight techSmart/Renault in tie upOpel may enter bankruptcyPorsche sales could grow 50%

Other news

AMG targets agility, not powerCustomise your PanameraNottingham’s work parking levyParking camera fines invalidCongestion charge reviewBoris: ‘I’ll only buy electric cars

Sport

Schuey faces fitness questionsCorvette ZR1-based GT2 carAston V12 Vantage at ShelsleyMassa leaves hospitalMassa: “I’ll race again soon”.Williams: ‘No to Schumacher test’Renaut executes PiquetMerc may follow BMW’s F1 exitSchumacher’s big pay day

Blogs

Googling DiagnosticsPaul Nagle the hidden heroPremium SustainabilityDriven: Nissan’s new EVGood points in MadeiraSchumacher given an inch, takes a mileThe great congestion charge debateA Nissan skyline for the school runPremium Sustainability

Video

Drag race: Corvette ZR1 v AC Mk6

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