Bentley has unveiled the Continental GT Speed Breitling Jet Team Series. Created by the firm’s Mulliner division, it promises to be a very exclusive limited edition.
3.5 million examples of the original Chevrolet Cruze have been sold around the world since it was introduced in 2008. Undoubtedly the all-new second-generation model, which has just been unveiled, will be under tremendous pressure to emulate that success.
Production of the original Land Rover Series I began in 1947, ahead of its launch the following year. Since then, two million examples of the Series and Defender models have left the Solihull factory.
Twenty years ago Mercedes-Benz introduced its first-generation Sprinter van range. To mark the nameplate’s special anniversary, an exclusive Edition Sprinter model has been created.
Ungainly proportions and clumsy details meant the original BMW X1 could never be described as handsome. Thankfully the second-generation model, which arrives at dealers in October, enjoys vastly more attractive styling.
Japanese coachbuilder Mitsuoka Motor Company is best known for taking modern cars and giving them a retro-English facelift. Its Viewt, for example, is essentially a Nissan Micra with imitation Jaguar Mark 2 front and rear ends grafted on.
For many years diesel has been the accepted choice for car buyers seeking superior fuel economy and lower running costs. However, a growing number of high-efficiency petrol-powered models is now challenging that received wisdom.