2017 Shelby FP350S race car launched

Ford Performance has revealed its latest factory-prepared customer race car. The Shelby FP350S, which isn't street legal, will be eligible to compete in NASA, SCCA and Trans Am championships.

Subaru has updated the BRZ for 2017

Five years after it was first unveiled, Subaru has announced a mild refresh for the BRZ coupé.

Mercedes-AMG previews its GT4 race car

Customer race teams will soon have another car available to them that meets GT4 regulations. That's because Mercedes-AMG has just become the latest manufacturer to join the fray.

2017 BTCC team entries announced

Every car that competes in the MSA British Touring Car Championship requires a TOCA BTCC Licence (TBL). With a maximum of 32 TBLs available, they're naturally coveted by race teams.

Hyundai has unveiled its 2017 WRC car

Next year's FIA Word Rally Championship will see the introduction of new technical regulations. They're primarily intended to make the cars look more dramatic, but aerodynamics should also benefit.

Ford Transit Custom Black Edition launched

Van users who prefer their vehicles to have a customised look are going to like the new Transit Custom Black Edition.

2017 European Car of the Year nominees

Following a first round of voting, seven nominees for the 2017 European Car of the Year award have been named. They comprise a diverse group, but none are especially exciting or innovative.

BMW reveals its 19th Art Car

Thanks to a predominantly white colour scheme, the latest BMW Art Car appears more subdued than most of its predecessors.

2017 Formula One calendar revised

Next year's Formula One season is set to consist of twenty events. That's one less than in 2016, because of a failure to agree commercial terms for the German Grand Prix.

2017 Honda Rebel launched

Thanks to blacked-out components and minimalist bobber styling, Honda's new 2017 Rebel cruiser has a very contemporary look.

Volkswagen’s e-Golf gains more range for 2017

Thanks to an upgraded lithium-ion battery pack, the 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf should offer better practicality compared to its predecessor.

2017 Mini John Cooper Works Rally revealed

Mini's latest cross-country rally car is simply called the John Cooper Works Rally. Developed in conjunction with X-raid, it's primary task will be to beat Peugeot (and every other challenger) in the 2017 Dakar Rally.

The 2017 Colorado ZR2 is off-road ready

Chevrolet's latest Colorado variant is intended for serious all-terrain use. The ZR2 mid-size pick-up, which has been unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show, boasts numerous modifications to help achieve that goal.

Mercedes-Maybach reveals the S 650 Cabriolet

If a regular S-Class drop-top isn't glitzy or exclusive enough, then the new Mercedes-Maybach S 650 Cabriolet could provide a solution. However, anybody wanting to place an order had better act quickly, because just 300 examples are going to be built.

2017 NACTOY finalists

Jurors have chosen the finalists for the 2017 North American Car of the Year, Truck of the Year and Utility Vehicle of the Year awards. Yes, there are now three prizes, because organisers sensibly decided to split the previous Truck / Utility of the Year category.

2017 BMW R nineT Urban G/S launched

Another model is joining BMW Motorrad's 'Heritage' line-up. Named R nineT Urban G/S, it unashamedly draws inspiration from the R 80 G/S of 1980.

The BMW R nineT is getting updated for 2017

Three years after it was first launched, BMW is giving the R nineT retro roadster a mild refresh.

2018 Husqvarna Svartpilen 401 unveiled

Along with the Vitpilen 401, Husqvarna's new Svartpilen 401 represents the brand's attempt to grab a larger share of the street-legal motorcycle market.

2018 Husqvarna Vitpilen 401 first view

Husqvarna is well-known for manufacturing enduro and motocross motorcycles. Now, though, the Austrian-based firm is extending its road-going range with the Vitpilen 401 and Svartpilen 401, which have been revealed at the EICMA show in Milan.

Kawasaki launches the Versys-X 300

Kawasaki is expanding its “any road, any time” philosophy with the new Versys-X 300. Novice riders, A2 licence holders and anybody wanting to downsize are the main target markets.

BMW will build the HP4 Race

According to BMW Motorrad, the HP4 Race is going to be “the most exclusive model in its history to date” – a bold claim indeed.

2017 BMW G 310 GS revealed

BMW Motorrad's family of GS adventure bikes is getting a new entry-level member. The G 310 GS, which has been unveiled at the EICMA show in Milan, is designed for light off-road use.

2017 Suzuki V-Strom 250 first view

Suzuki's V-Strom adventure bike range is set to expand with the launch of a 250 model.

Suzuki announces the GSX250R

Next spring will see the arrival of Suzuki's all-new small-capacity sports bike. The GSX250R, which can be ridden by A2 category licence holders, should appeal particularly to novice riders.

2017 Honda X-ADV specifications

Being an amalgamation of large scooter and adventure motorcycle, Honda's new 2017 X-ADV is certainly a very unusual bike.

Five Vauxhall / Opel launches planned for 2017

Additional products and a bid to become 'semi-premium' underpin a reworked strategy for General Motor's European brands.

Cross Up! introduced by Volkswagen

Although the updated 2017 Cross Up! retains a somewhat rugged look, most examples are unlikely to ever venture over rough terrain. Nevertheless, its additional features could still prove very useful for ordinary urban driving.

A 220 mph Toyota Land Cruiser at SEMA 2016

As part of its thirty-vehicle display at this year's Specialty Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas, Toyota has created six 'extreme builds'.

Nissan has devised a range-extender powertrain

Given Nissan's focus on the pure-electric Leaf (and the relative sales success of that model), launching a new range-extender powertrain almost seems like a backward step.

2017 Ford Mustang GT4 racer revealed

Ford Performance has unveiled its Mustang GT4 at the Specialty Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas. The new race car, which is being aimed at customer teams around the world, will be eligible to compete in various championships such as the GT4 European Series.