Chevrolet has released the official performance figures for the new Corvette Stingray. Cars equipped with the ZR1 performance pack, which is standard on UK models, can acheive a claimed 3.8sec 0-60mph and generate 1.03g in corners. Braking from 60mph takes 107 feet.
Volkswagen tuner Revo has set a new Nürburgring lap record for a commercial vehicle. The firm's 220bhp remapped 2.0-litre twin turbo Transporter T5 set a time of 9 minutes 57 seconds, beating Sabine Schmitz’s record of 10 minutes 8 seconds set in a Ford Transit.
Ford is developing a car-to-car warning system that alerts the driver when vehicles ahead are braking. “Electronic Brake Light”, which transmits a signal that lights up a warning sign on the car’s dashboard, can work through traffic and even around corners.