Toyota launches the two-tone 2016 Aygo x-cite

In a world where too many new cars are ordered with boring silver, grey or white paintwork, the latest Aygo x-cite is refreshingly different. An eye-catching Yellow Fizz and Bold Black colour scheme provides a look which is certainly going to stand out in traffic.

BMW’s M4 GTS becomes a DTM Safety Car

Just 700 examples of the sold-out BMW M4 GTS are being built, so anybody who failed to secure one in the ordering rush might be peeved that it's being used as a Safety Car in the 2016 DTM.

2016 Toyota Hilux specifications confirmed

With deliveries due to commence in July, Toyota has announced UK specifications and pricing for its new Hilux pick-up.

Holden Commodore Black Editions launched

Holden's new Commodore Black Edition models mix some cosmetic tweaks with an assortment of extra equipment.

BMW introduces an M2-inspired bicycle

For anybody who owns an M2 Coupé (or wants to pretend that they do), BMW's Cruise M Bike Limited Edition could be the ultimate accessory.

Jeep launches four 75th Anniversary models

Limited editions of the Renegade, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee and Wrangler have been introduced to mark Jeep's 75th birthday. All come with low-gloss bronze-finish wheels, unique exterior trim and special badges.

2016 Ford F-150 Special Service Vehicle

It's available for any government or fleet operator to buy, but Ford reckons that most orders for the new F-150 Special Service Vehicle package will come from law enforcement agencies across North America.

2016 Harley-Davidson Roadster launched

There's a new member of Harley-Davidson's Sportster range. Named the Roadster, it combines various specification upgrades, a 1,202 cc Evolution V-twin engine and blacked-out components.

Aston Martin unveils the Vantage GT8

A quick glance at the Vantage GT8 is enough to realise that this road-going model has been inspired by Aston Martin's racing activities.

Subaru prepares to break its TT Course record

Subaru and Prodrive are reuniting, but their latest collaboration has nothing to do with rallying.

Sir Peter Blake designs a Bentley art car

Bentley and British pop artist Sir Peter Blake have collaborated to create a special Continental GT V8 S Convertible.

2016’s WEC LMP1 Hybrid contenders

Every class in the FIA World Endurance Championship delivers close racing, but it's the LMP1 Hybrid entries that are always going to win outright.

Audi builds the one-off six-door A8 L Extended

Various online reports suggest that the unique A8 L Extended has been created for the Norwegian Royal Family. Audi, discretely, is merely saying “a European customer” commissioned it.

Top 10: UK car sales Q1 2016

With monotonous predictability, the Ford Fiesta remains at the top of the UK's new car registration charts.

2016 Silverado Rally Edition launched

Let's face it, there's really nothing sporty about the Silverado 1500 Rally Edition. Chevrolet's latest special pick-up does gain some conspicuous cosmetic changes, though.

Aston Martin to offer a manual V12 Vantage S

According to Dr Andy Palmer, Aston Martin's CEO: “Broadening the scope of the V12 Vantage S with a manual transmission option is an indication of our desire to offer the keenest drivers a more analogue and immersive machine to enjoy... the manual gearbox remains an integral part of our product plans and will do for many years to come.”

The Fiat Fiorino gets a facelift for 2016

Fiat has announced some minor updates for its Fiorino van, the most obvious being a restyled front bumper. A jutting underbite is retained, but now a broad air intake provides a stronger visual link to the larger Ducato.

2017 Bentley Continental GT Speed revealed

Bentley has made its fastest model even faster. Thanks to a modified 6.0 litre W12 twin-turbo engine, the updated Continental GT Speed now boasts 633 bhp (472 kW / 642 PS) with 840 Nm (620 lb/ft) of peak torque.

Top 10: Things that identify the 2016 Giulietta

Alfa Romeo refers to its 2016 Giulietta as 'new', which seems like a rather generous description for what is really a fairly basic late-life refresh.

2016 Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar launched

Replacing the old 3.0 litre six-cylinder engine with a turbocharged and supercharged 2.0 litre four-cylinder unit makes a lot of sense for the updated Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar.

Fiat Talento first view

Model sharing between rival brands is rife in the van industry. The practice undoubtedly slashes development costs, meaning customers can (in theory at least) enjoy better value for money. Less genuine product choice is an inevitable side effect, though.

Nissan creates an improved GT-R for 2017

With its tenth birthday rapidly approaching, the R35 GT-R is virtually a pensioner in automotive terms. Nissan's super-coupé isn't ready for retirement just yet, though.

A full entry list for the 2016 BTCC

This year's British Touring Car Championship grid is set to consist of 32 drivers representing 11 different manufacturers.

Acura NSX GT3 racer unveiled

Compared to its road-going counterpart, the new NSX GT3 features a very different powertrain in order to comply with FIA homologation rules.

2016 World Car Awards winners

Given the mediocrity of the other two finalists, it's hardly surprising that the Mazda MX-5 has been named 2016 World Car of the Year at the New York International Auto Show.

Top 10: Factory-built sleeper cars

Q-cars (or sleepers, depending on your choice of terminology) mix plain looks with rapid performance. For a particular breed of driver who's more concerned with 'go' rather than 'show', they hold a special appeal.

SsangYong Korando Sports DMZ introduced

SsangYong hails from South Korea, a country which has been separated from North Korea by the Demilitarized Zone since 1953. So naming a Korando Sports limited edition after that narrow strip of land is somewhat apt (but very odd).

2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4Matic revealed

For the first time, Mercedes-AMG has developed a high-performance mid-size SUV. The GLC 43 4Matic – which is set to arrive at dealers in June – will slot between the existing GLA 45 4Matic and GLE 63 S 4Matic in the brand's model line-up.

The tC Release Series 10.0 marks Scion’s exit

Given the imminent demise of Scion, the brand's presence at the upcoming New York International Auto Show seems like a pointless money-wasting exercise. However, it's being treated as a final farewell to the marque (and, no doubt, an opportunity to persuade fans to switch their allegiance to Toyota).

The 2017 Camaro ZL1 boasts 640 horsepower

Chevrolet has confirmed that the 2017 Camaro ZL1 will feature an updated 6.2 litre LT4 V8 engine. Thanks to a supercharger and special intake and exhaust systems, it produces an estimated 640 bhp (477 kW / 648 PS) with 868 Nm (640 lb/ft) of peak torque.