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The XL1 Concept car by Volkswagen

30 July 2011
First publicly presented at the qatar motor show 2011, volkswagen's XL1 concept car combines energy efficient technology and streamlined aesthetics to create a hybrid vehicle capable of attaining speeds of 99mph and returning 313 miles to the gallon.
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Uncovering more details on BMW's i3 and i8

8 June 2011
We've just wrapped up a series of workshops in Germany about all things BMW i, but before we drop our "Behind i" feature on you next week, we wanted to give you a few tasty morsels to chew on while you're pursuing our massive gallery of the all-new i3 and i8 concepts.
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Bentley to debut V8 Continental at Detroit show

14 May 2011
Bentley's a bit of an aspirational brand compared against the makes that garner most of our automotive coverage. But hey, it's always nice to have something to reach for, and after spending last weekend with not one, but a pair of Bentleys (it's a long story, which you'll get in full next week), we can at least tell you that the $1 Powerball ticket is worth the investment.
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Superior Black Edition GranTurismo S

2 May 2011
It is hard to make a car as sinister-looking as the Maserati GranTurismo even more so. Maserati itself managed to do that with the GranTurismo MC Stradale, and now Anderson Germany has taken a crack at it with this new blacked-out GranTurismo S.
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Nissan GT-R (2011) – upgrades & performance review

9 March 2011
Nissan's refreshed GT-R appears from the outside to be little more than a standard mid-cycle refresh, under the skin the changes are notably more substantial. This refresh includes changes not only to cosmetic bits, but also to the chassis and drivetrain in ways previously unknown and certainly unexpected. The changes are so substantial, in fact, Nissan's internal name for the model will be revised from the CBA-R35 to the DBA-R35.
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New (2011) BMW 6 Series Convertible – performance review

2 March 2011
The new BMW 6 Series Convertible is available from launch with two turbocharged petrol engines: the V8 650i and in-line six cylinder 640i. The 4.4-litre eight-cylinder engine has each turbocharger supplying four cylinders and 407hp is developed between 5,500 and 6,400rpm, with peak torque of 600Nm available between 1,750 and 4,500rpm. The 650i Convertible sprints from zero to 62mph in 5.0 seconds, with a top speed electronically-limited to 155mph.
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The 1100 bhp Koenigsegg AGERA R – with the world's fastest roof box

23 February 2011
Christian von Koenigsegg has once again created a hypercar of the highest order – the new Agera R features so much innovation that we're not going to even attempt to squeeze it all into the introductory paragraph.
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New Pagani Huayra supercar — the 700bhp Zonda replacement

15 February 2011
Pagani's 700bhp successor to the Zonda is finally here and it's called the Huayra. The new creation from Pagani is powered by a 6.0-litre twin-turbo V12 made exclusively for the car by AMG. The top speed is claimed to be over 235mph and 0-60mph is expected to take just 3.2sec.
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Audi launches R8 5.2 FSI in India

20 January 2011
German luxury car manufacturer Audi announced the launch of the much awaited all new Audi R8 5.2 FSI for India, strengthening its position in the super sports car segment.
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Fabia Monte Carlo: The Full Monte

15 January 2011
Celebrating 100 years of the Monte Carlo Rally, this special limited edition is aptly named the Fabia Monte Carlo. The car has been quite a hit not just on the road, but amongst the various rallying circles as well.
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Gallardo gets 'LP 560-4 Bicolore'

10 January 2011
The legendary supersports car will now be available as the Gallardo LP 560-4 Bicolore, a special edition model featuring an exclusive two-tone finish
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Audi A1 Quattro Revealed

18 November 2010
The S1 Quattro lives again! Audi is set to resurrect the name of its firebreathing world rally champ from the Eighties for a spectacular performance flagship of the A1. And purists needn’t worry – because the newcomer will pack plenty of power, style and, of course, the quattro four-wheel-drive system that made the original such a success
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Skoda announces Fabia vRS S2000

05 November 2010
What’s green and made of meaner stuff? The world’s most exclusive Fabia vRS! To celebrate winning the manufacturer’s crown in the 2010 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, Skoda is building 200 cars with identical liveries to the competition model
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Mercedes CLS 63 AMG

12 October 2010
Meet the latest monster from Mercedes. This is the flagship CLS 63 AMG, which features the same head-turning design as the standard car, but with a more aggressive body and extra muscle under the bonnet
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Lambo’s 690bhp 6.5-litre V12 engine and gearbox secrets

5 October 2010
Lamborghini has lifted the lid on the engine and gearbox that will power the replacement for the Murcielago supercar. The supercar will have an all-new V12 engine and an innovative new gearbox, which Lamborghini boss Stephan Winkelmann claims