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Yet another McLaren!

Yet another McLaren!
McLaren just keeps those new supercars coming, in line with the company’s stated desire to release a new car every year. And, yes, we do realise that is a massively open-ended statement that prompts more questions than it answers… Anyway, McLaren has just announced the latest car in its line up – called the 650S – will be revealed at the Geneva motor show next month. The only real detail the press release lets slip is that it will sit between the 12C and the P1 on ...

The eye of the beholder

The eye of the beholder
Well, they do say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but you would have to be a wee bit of a soulless wasteland of a human being, lacking in even the most basic of essential human emotions to not appreciate the elegance of the pretty little Alfa Romeo 4C. Which is probably why it was selected as the “Most Beautiful Car of the Year 2013” at the International Automobile Festival of Chamonix in France recently. The little Alfa sports car dominated the voting, drawing in 41 ...

Flash Rods!

Flash Rods!
From the “why has no-one thought of this before?” category we bring you possibly the best desk-top ...

Print a Porsche!

Print a Porsche!
Got a 3D printer? Want a Porsche Cayman? Well, thanks to Porsche, if you have the former you can now also have the latter. Well… kind of. You see Porsche has just released 3D printing data for the Cayman S so you can now literally print your own at home. Don’t get all overcome with visions of super-cheap summer motoring though, as the data is simply for a small model. Still, it is pretty cool, and it is a small step closer to the day when we can simply print out a new body for ...

Comedy crash of the week

Comedy crash of the week
While every crash in a race is potentially dangerous, few are as comically funny as this one from the final race of the Australian Formula Ford championship in Sydney. Surprising air and wildly flailing suspension are always amusing. Of course, the driver – Simon Hodge – was unhurt. Otherwise it wouldn’t be funny now, would it?

Bye bye Commodore…

Bye bye Commodore…
In an announcement that held no great surprises to anyone paying attention, General Motors today announced that Holden would “transition to a national sales company in Australia and New Zealand”. Which means goodbye to the venerable Commodore. Holden will discontinue vehicle and engine manufacturing and “significantly reduce” its engineering operations by the end of 2017, at which time it will become a national sales company, a national parts distribution operation ...