2018 Formula One calendar announced

Thanks to the long-overdue return of the French Grand Prix, next year's FIA Formula One World Championship will see the number of rounds increase from twenty to twenty-one.

2017/2018 Formula E calendar announced

Despite having a later December start, the fourth FIA Formula E Championship is going to include fourteen races – that's two more than the current season.

Motor insurance salvage codes are changing

From the 1st of October 2017, new letter codes will be used to signify whether a damaged vehicle should be fixed or scrapped. The revisions, which have been co-ordinated by the Association of British Insurers, follow a two-year review.

McLaren 570S Spider unveiled

This year's Goodwood Festival of Speed will see the new McLaren 570S Spider make its public debut.

Vantage AMR limited editions launched

Aston Martin has unveiled the first production models from its new AMR sub-brand. The V8 Vantage AMR and V12 Vantage AMR – which are both available in Coupe and Roadster guises – have been influenced by Aston Martin Racing's motorsport activities.

2018 Hyundai Kona first view

Kia announced its all-new Stonic earlier this month, so an equivalent model from partner brand Hyundai doesn't come as a surprise. Named Kona, this B-segment crossover is seen as a key enabler for the Korean firm's European sales ambitions.

A splash of orange for the GLE Coupé

Think of the new Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupé OrangeArt Edition as a couple of option packs that can be ordered either separately or in combination.

Abarth 695 Rivale limited edition unveiled

Following last year's Fiat 500 Riva, it's now Abarth's turn to launch a special model inspired by the Italian boat builder.

The VXR8 GTS-R marks the end of an era

Throughout most of Vauxhall's history, its range has included a large rear-wheel drive executive-class car. Since the demise of the Omega in 2003, this role has been performed by the rarefied VXR8.

A 1980s Beetle-inspired Up! limited edition

Volkswagen has launched the Special Up!, a car inspired by the Beetle 'Special Bug' that appeared in 1982.

Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series unveiled

As its name suggests, the 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series is destined to be a rare sight. Indeed, Porsche intends to build just 500 examples.

Iveco launches the Stralis XP Abarth edition

To capitalise on its status as logistics supplier to Abarth's Selenia Trophy and 124 Rally Selenia motorsport championships, Iveco has produced a special edition truck.

2018 Kia Stonic first view

Kia will soon become the next manufacturer to enter the increasingly competitive B-segment crossover market.

Nissan has updated its X-Trail crossover

With the X-Trail's third birthday rapidly approaching, a facelift was becoming overdue. The refreshed version, which arrives in August, gets both cosmetic and technical changes.

Ford introduces a Focus RS Option Pack

With the recent launch of Honda's latest Civic Type R and the imminent arrival of a new Mégane Renaultsport, the Focus RS is facing some serious competition.

BMW Motorrad Concept Link scooter unveiled

For some reason, BMW has decided to give the Concept Link scooter a flat plank-like saddle which looks really uncomfortable. Beyond that, though, this design study has some really interesting features.

Lotus has updated the Elise Cup 250 for 2017

When it was first launched early last year, Lotus described the Cup 250 as the fastest road-legal Elise ever. That remains the case for the latest version.

BMW Motorsport is accepting M4 GT4 orders

After what has been a lengthy development process, sales of the BMW M4 GT4 are now beginning. The car is intended to offer a 'ready to race' package to privateer teams.

Bentley Continental 24 special edition revealed

This weekend's Nürburgring 24 Hours will once again see a team from Bentley Motorsport involved in the race. To commemorate the marque's continued participation, the road-going Continental 24 has been created.

Fiat has given the 500L a facelift

A starring role in the recent BBC sitcom Peter Kay's Car Share is reckoned to have secured some extra Fiat 500L sales. A mild update for the compact MPV could now generate a few more.

A third engine option for the Nissan Micra

Since its launch earlier this year, the Micra has been offered with either 0.9 litre turbo-petrol or 1.5 litre turbo-diesel engines. Now there's another alternative for Nissan's all-new hatchback.

A Bentley Bentayga for falconry fans

Falconry is a popular pastime for wealthy people in the Middle East. Bentley wants to sell more cars to wealthy people in the Middle East. So, as a marketing exercise, the bespoke Bentayga Falconry by Mulliner makes a lot of sense.

At last, Volkswagen has created the Up! GTI

It's a mystery why Volkswagen didn't build an Up! GTI before now. After all, almost six years have passed since the city car was first launched.

BMW begins to slowly reveal the 2018 M5

Unlike its rear-wheel drive predecessors, the sixth-generation BMW M5 possesses M xDrive all-wheel drive.

2018 KTM 250 and 300 EXC TPI unveiled

That KTM's new 250 EXC TPI and 300 EXC TPI enduro bikes feature fuel injection wouldn't ordinarily be considered a unique selling point. However, because they're both powered by two-stroke engines, it most certainly is.

Toyota introduces the GT86 Orange Edition

Over the coming months, Toyota will be launching a collection of GT86 special editions under the 'Club Series' banner. The first, named Orange Edition after its striking Solar Orange paintwork, is available now.

Jeep Wrangler Night Eagle coming to the UK

Following its debut at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, Jeep has decided to offer 66 examples of the Wrangler Night Eagle to customers in the UK.

Autohome’s new Mini Countryman roof tent

Mini has collaborated with Italian firm Autohome to create a two-berth roof tent for the recently-launched Countryman.

BMW at RETTmobil 2017

BMW has exhibited three diverse notarzt (emergency doctor) vehicles at this year's RETTmobil rescue equipment show.

Porsche builds the 1,000,000th 911

Fifty-four years after 911 production began, the 1,000,000th example has rolled out of Porsche's Zuffenhausen factory.