Nissan Micra N-TEC announced

Nissan's Micra range is being augmented by a new N-TEC trim grade, which slots in between the existing Acenta and range-topping Tekna variants.

2016 Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM previewed

Mercedes-AMG has provided a first glimpse of what its contender for next year's DTM might look like.

Fiat builds a Ducato 4x4 camper van concept

Fiat has unveiled its rugged-looking Ducato 4x4 Expedition Camper Show Van.

2016 Smart fortwo cabrio first view

Ahead of a public debut at next month's Frankfurt International Motor Show, Smart has released the first images of its new fortwo cabrio.

Mazda 2 Sport Black special edition launched

Despite its name, the Mazda 2 Sport Black is only being offered with Soul Red Metallic or Snowflake White Pearlescent paintwork.

European-spec 2016 Kia Optima revealed

It’s unlikely that many examples of the all-new fourth-generation Kia Optima will find buyers in the UK. That has nothing to do with the car’s capabilities, quality or purchase price. Rather, such a prediction is merely a reflection of two interlinked factors.

Peugeot Sport creates the 308 Racing Cup

Peugeot's new 308 Racing Cup is destined to compete in a single-make series, various national saloon car championships and one-off endurance races.

Mercedes-Benz V-Class AMG Line launched

A van-based people carrier might not be an obvious 'sporty makeover' candidate. That hasn't stopped Mercedes-Benz from creating an AMG Line package for the V-Class, though.

2016 Nissan NP300 Navara first view

Nissan has revealed the all-new European-specification NP300 Navara. Compared to its predecessor, comfort and refinement levels are claimed to be much improved, but the pick-up's off-road ability remains.

Confederate G2 P51 Combat Fighter launched

Confederate Motorcycles has a reputation for producing stripped-back bikes with uncompromising sculptural looks. Its latest creation, the G2 P51 Combat Fighter, clearly continues the same ethos.

2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupé unveiled

As expected, the latest generation C-Class family is getting a two-door variant. The new model, which goes on sale in December, resembles a shrunken S-Class Coupé from some angles.

Subaru Levorg UK pricing confirmed

Buying a Subaru Levorg should be a fairly straightforward process. That's because the new estate, which is essentially a replacement for the Legacy Tourer, is being offered in a single version.

More Buick Sport Touring models announced

Following the launch of the Encore Sport Touring in July, Buick has decided to offer the new trim grade on the Verano, Regal and LaCrosse as well.

BMW Concept M4 GTS first view

In the words of BMW, the Concept M4 GTS is “an initial preview of a high-performance model for use on the road and, above all, on the race track.”

Lotus Exige 360 Cup unveiled

Lotus Motorsport has created the Exige 360 Cup, which is essentially a lighter, slightly more powerful version of the Exige V6 Cup.

Volkswagen introduces the Amarok Atacama

Another Amarok special edition has been launched. This latest one is called Atacama and, following a familiar formula, it gains plenty of extra specification.

Infiniti Q70 Premium Select Edition unveiled

Infiniti's North American Q70 standard wheelbase range is gaining a new member. Called the Premium Select Edition, it boasts numerous cosmetic enhancements that are intended to add a bit more elegance.

2015 Isuzu D-Max Fury launched

Fans of the colour red are going to like the new Isuzu D-Max Fury. Available only with Magma Red paintwork, it also features a red Isuzu front grille logo and red stitching on the gear lever and steering wheel.

2016 IMSA SportsCar Championship calendar

Next season, the Tudor United SportsCar Championship is going to be renamed the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, following a change in title sponsor.

Nissan delays its WEC return

Innovation in motorsport can be a very risky strategy. Nissan has discovered this with its novel GT-R LM Nismo, which features both a front-mounted engine and front-wheel drive.

Volkswagen marks forty years of the Polo

In 1975, Volkswagen decided to start making a more basic version of the Audi 50. It was called Polo, a nameplate which of course is still with us today.

2016 Suzuki Baleno first view

Suzuki is resurrecting the Baleno nameplate for an all-new five-door hatchback, which is going to be unveiled at next month’s Frankfurt Motor Show.

Mopar launches a Fiat 500X accessory range

Manufacturers know that personalisation options can help to shift a few extra units, especially if the model in question is seen as quirky or trendy.

BMW M6 GT3 price confirmed

Customer racing teams will be able to place orders for the new M6 GT3 from the middle of next month, BMW Motorsport has announced.

Audi S8 Plus launched

As its name suggests, the new Audi S8 Plus takes the regular S8 and adds some more performance.

Wraith ‘Inspired by Music’ unveiled

Affluent audiophiles are going to be tempted by the latest Rolls-Royce Wraith special edition. Called ‘Inspired by Music’, it features a 1300W, eighteen-channel Bespoke Audio system that apparently took two years to perfect.

Two 2016 Colorado special editions revealed

Chevrolet has announced that the new Colorado Z71 Trail Boss and Midnight Edition are due to arrive at dealers later this year.

Toyota expands the Yaris Hybrid line-up

With an increasing number of car buyers realising that diesel might not be suitable for them, Toyota’s decision to add the Active and Sport trim grades to its Yaris Hybrid range could be timely.

The Explorer becomes wheelchair-accessible

Specialist converter BraunAbility has added an SUV to its range. The MXV, which is based on the Ford Explorer, offers full wheelchair access.

Jaguar F-Pace official 'spy shots' released

Times must be hard for those photographers who lurk outside car development centres, hoping to grab a blurry shot of the latest disguised prototype. Their role is increasingly being assumed by the manufacturers as part of tightly-controlled new-model teaser campaigns.