Abarth confirms a UK price for the 124 GT

Just fifty examples of the Abarth 124 GT are going to be available in the UK. A removable, fully-lined, carbon fibre hardtop roof means that they should be fairly easy to spot, though.

Kia e-Niro has a range of up to 301 miles

‘Up to’ are the important words here, because the distance that Kia’s new pure-electric e-Niro can travel on a single charge depends on the version chosen.

2019 World Car Awards eligibility lists

To kick off the 2019 World Car Awards process, the candidate vehicles have been announced.

Y20 marks twenty years of the Toyota Yaris

At the Paris Motor Show in 1998, Toyota unveiled the first-generation Yaris. Now, to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of that event, a special version of the latest model has been created.

Toyota introduces the Yaris GR Sport

Drivers wanting a supermini that combines decent handling with insurance-friendly performance might want to consider the Yaris GR Sport. This new trim grade – which arrives at dealers later this year – has been inspired by the Yaris GRMN hot hatch.

2019 NACTOY semi-finalists

Following an initial ballot, the 2019 North American Car of the Year, Truck of the Year and Utility Vehicle of the Year semi-finalists have been announced.

Four new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter minibuses

Later this month, Mercedes-Benz is going to unveil four minibus models at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hanover. All are based on the third-generation Sprinter van.

2019 Kawasaki Ninja 125 and Z125 first view

Next month’s Intermot Show in Cologne will see the unveiling of two new 125 cc motorcycles from Kawasaki.

2019 Colorado ZR2 Bison revealed

Chevrolet has collaborated with American Expedition Vehicles to create the Bison, a more extreme version of its Colorado ZR2 mid-size pick-up.

BMW X2 M35i unveiled

“Sportiness coupled with a polarising appearance” is BMW’s frank description of its new X2 M35i.

2019 Toyota Corolla Touring Sports revealed

Toyota’s next C-segment contender – which will be launched early next year – isn’t going to be called Auris. Instead, the Corolla nameplate is returning to Europe. This is in recognition of the model’s Toyota New Global Architecture underpinnings.

Prices announced for the 2019 Abarth 595

In reality not much is different, but Abarth is calling the 2019 595 range “new” nevertheless. As before, power comes from a 1.4 litre turbocharged engine, but this four-cylinder petrol unit now complies with the latest Euro 6D-Temp emissions regulations.

Fiat has updated its 500X crossover for 2019

Jeep unveiled a revised Renegade a few months ago, so similar changes to the closely-related Fiat 500X were expected.

Draft 2019 Formula 1 calendar announced

In terms of the number of races and circuits visited, the 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship is due to look almost identical to this year’s. Indeed, the only change to the running order concerns the events in the USA and Mexico, which have swapped places.

The Nissan Navara N-Guard arrives at dealers

For its latest special edition pick-up, Nissan has taken inspiration from 2016’s EnGuard Concept. The Navara N-Guard – which is based on the existing Tekna Double Cab trim grade – is a lot less extreme, though.

Grand California to be offered in two lengths

When deliveries of the Volkswagen Grand California camper van begin early next year, customers will get to choose between two different versions.

2019 Hymercar Grand Canyon S launched

This year’s Düsseldorf Caravan Salon is the first since the third-generation Mercedes-Benz Sprinter was introduced. Unsurprisingly, a few new campers based on that particular van have appeared at the 2018 show and, understandably, they’re receiving plenty of attention.

2019 Honda NSX announced

Unless the owner has opted for the newly-available Thermal Orange Pearlescent paintwork, then identifying a 2019 NSX might be tricky. Indeed, the main visual difference compared to its predecessor concerns the front grille’s upper bar, which is now body-coloured rather than chrome.

Suzuki launches a BSB-replica GSX-R1000R

Just fifty examples of Suzuki’s latest limited edition are going to be available. Based on the GSX-R1000R, it’s a tribute to the Buildbase Suzuki Team bikes that currently race in the British Superbike Championship.

MSO creates a Stealth Grey McLaren 600LT

This weekend’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance will see the début of a unique car. As its name indicates, the ‘McLaren 600LT in Stealth Grey by MSO’ has been produced by McLaren Special Operations and grey paintwork is one key feature.

The Ford Ranger Raptor is coming to Europe

Following the Ranger Raptor’s recent launch in the Asia Pacific region, Ford has announced that its high-performance pick-up will soon be available across Europe too.

The MG3 has received a facelift

Seven years have passed since the MG3 first appeared, so an update was needed. The most visible changes are the redesigned front end – which now resembles the ZS crossover – and a spruced-up interior.

2019-2020 FIA WEC provisional calendar

Eight rounds will comprise the 2019-2020 World Endurance Championship, if just-announced plans are approved by the FIA World Motor Sport Council.

UK prices for the 2019 Jeep Renegade

Jeep has published prices for its 2019 model-year Renegade, which benefits from an updated engine line-up and a subtle facelift.

50th Anniversary Mustang Cobra Jet launched

In 1968, the original Mustang Cobra Jet appeared at the Winternationals drag racing event in California, where it dominated the NHRA Super Stock class. Now Ford Performance has built a new version to commemorate that début.

Two MSO 720S ‘Theme’ cars unveiled

McLaren Special Operations has produced the 720S Pacific Theme and 720S Track Theme, two Bespoke Commissions that each have a distinctive look.

Mercedes-Benz X 350 d 4Matic price revealed

Is there much demand for an expensive premium pick-up truck in the UK? Well, Mercedes-Benz is about to find out, because orders are now being accepted for the X 350 d 4Matic.

Lexus unveils a yellow LC Limited Edition

Anybody who likes being noticed should appreciate the new Lexus LC Limited Edition. It’s painted in a very conspicuous shade called Naples Yellow, which seems well-suited to the coupé’s striking styling.

Mini targets fleet buyers with the Clubman City

In the 1980s, the City trim grade denoted a grim entry-level Austin with a distinct lack of equipment. For people over a certain age, that’s not a positive connotation for the latest Clubman variant (but Mini has never been shy about resurrecting names from the brand’s past).

Škoda introduces the sporty Karoq SportLine

19” ‘Vega’ alloy wheels, redesigned bumpers, rear privacy glass and a black finish for most of the exterior components give the Karoq SportLine a purposeful appearance.