Renault Alaskan pick-up launched

Following the Alaskan Concept's appearance last September, Renault has revealed the production version of its new one-tonne truck.

Nissan introduces the Note Black Edition

With the offbeat Juke, electric Leaf and popular Qashqai receiving plenty of attention, the more conventional Note can get overlooked as a member of Nissan's current range. So, to help raise the hatchback's profile, the unimaginatively-named Black Edition has been announced.

Fiat 500 Riva launched

Riva speedboats are noted for their elegance and sophistication. They're very attractive qualities to exude so, spotting a marketing opportunity, Fiat has teamed up with the nautical brand to create a special edition.

A special edition marks Ford’s Le Mans win

As its name makes clear, the new Ford GT '66 Heritage Edition commemorates the company's outright victory in the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans, rather than the GTE Pro class win in this year's race.

2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R revealed

According to Mercedes-AMG, the GT R “combines the driving dynamics of our AMG GT3 racing car with the everyday practicality of the AMG GT.” That's a bold claim for this new arrival, which will become a third road-going member of the range alongside the entry-level GT and the GT S.

McLaren 570S Sprint first view

McLaren's 570S Sprint has been unveiled at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Production of this new model – which is intended for circuit use only – will begin next year.

Euro 6 Fiat Ducato announced

While it's not especially remarkable that the Ducato van's diesel engines are now compliant with Euro 6 emissions standards, the way in which Fiat has gone about reducing exhaust pollutants is rather interesting.

Top 10: Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato facts

Aston Martin's latest road car is the Vanquish Zagato. Named after the Italian carrozzerie that helped to design it, wealthy collectors will be the majority of customers.

UK prices for the Fiat Fullback announced

Mitsubishi dealers aren't going to be very happy about the Fiat Fullback's arrival, because it's virtually identical to the L200 Series 5 pick-up that they already sell.

Mopar '16 Ram Rebel limited edition launched

Just 500 examples of the '16 Ram Rebel are going to be built for sale across Canada and the United States. Based on the existing 1500 Rebel Crew Cab 4x4 full-size pick-up, it features numerous Mopar custom parts.

Unique Jeep Renegade Hell’s Revenge revealed

Jeep, Harley-Davidson and Garage Italia Customs have collaborated to create the one-off Renegade Hell's Revenge show car.

Abarth 124 Spider or Mazda MX-5?

Having already compared the Fiat 124 Spider and 1.5 litre Mazda MX-5 on performance, specification and price, it's now time to examine the more powerful Abarth 124 Spider and 2.0 litre Mazda MX-5.

2017 BTCC calender announced

We're not even halfway through the 2016 season, but series organiser TOCA has already revealed the schedule for next year's British Touring Car Championship.

Nissan is developing a bio-ethanol fuel cell

Hydrogen fuel cells are seen by many as an ideal replacement for internal combustion engines. However, the technology has some big hurdles to overcome, not least how to produce pure hydrogen on a cost-effective basis and then distribute it via a refuelling infrastructure.

BrandZ 2016 names its top ten car brands

As far as the car category is concerned, there are a couple of telling developments in this year's WPP / Millward Brown BrandZ™ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands survey.

BMW Motorrad exhibits the Concept Lac Rose

For this year's Wheels and Waves Festival – which is currently taking place near Biarritz in France – BMW has created a one-off custom bike.

Fiat 124 Spider or Mazda MX-5?

As the new Fiat 124 Spider shares its underpinnings with the Mazda MX-5, anybody considering buying one should definitely investigate the Japanese alternative before signing an order form.

Return of the Renault Twingo GT

A quicker Twingo is coming. Called GT, it resurrects a trim grade that was first seen on the previous-generation model.

2017 Kawasaki W800 Final Edition unveiled

From the start of next year, dealers won't be allowed to sell new motorcycles that don't comply with Euro 4 emissions regulations. One victim of the stricter legislation is the Kawasaki W800.

Ford Fiesta ST200 vs. its rivals

For reasons unknown, Ford is stubbornly refusing to reintroduce the Fiesta RS. So, for the current-generation model at least, there probably won't be anything quicker than the ST200.

Hyundai RM16 concept unveiled

Like the RM14 and RM15 previously, the new RM16 concept is intended to build awareness of Hyundai's nascent 'N' performance sub-brand.

The Zafira Tourer gets a facelift

A broader grille, modified headlights (which can now house adaptive LED bulbs) and a redesigned bumper identify the latest Zafira Tourer. Together, they result in a front end that bears a noticeable similarity to the current Astra's.

Peugeot reveals the L500 R HYbrid

One hundred years ago today, Dario Resta won the sixth Indianapolis 500 race driving a Peugeot L45. The L500 R HYbrid – which is really just a fantasy concept – celebrates this particular centenary.

M3 30 Jahre Edition announced by BMW

This year marks three decades since the original M3 was launched. To celebrate such a momentous anniversary, BMW has created the 30 Jahre Edition.

2017 Nissan GT-R prices announced

To go with its model-year upgrades, the 2017 Nissan GT-R is getting a price increase. The entry-level version, for example, will cost £1,945 more than before.

2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo revealed

Like the regular version, the latest Nissan GT-R Nismo is benefiting from some styling updates and a modernised dashboard.

Students build the one-off Škoda Atero coupé

Elongated side windows give the Škoda Atero somewhat unusual proportions, but squint hard enough and they recall the two-door Rapid which first appeared in 1984.

2017 Peugeot 3008 first view

Overly fussy details don't do the new Peugeot 3008's styling any favours. It's as if the designers couldn't stop themselves from adding unnecessary flourishes in the pursuit of a distinctive look.

Suzuki confirms Baleno UK specs and prices

With the Swift, Suzuki already has a supermini contender. So the addition of the Indian-built Baleno to the range might seem like needless duplication.

Volvo 40.1 and 40.2 concept cars revealed

Volvo has announced that a new Compact Modular Architecture will underpin its next-generation '40' series cars. The just-unveiled 40.1 and 40.2 concepts – an SUV and a saloon respectively – offer a glimpse of how two members of the range might look.