Month: July 2021

Badge histories: British brands part 2

This piece is a followup to part 1, which you can check out here. Today, Rolls-Royce is held in such high esteem that it is a standard even for industries that have nothing to do with cars. Tell someone that...

/ July 31, 2021

Lewis Hamilton fueled by boos from crowd after Hungary pole

BUDAPEST — Seven-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton said booing from the crowd only fueled his determination after he took pole position in qualifying for Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver is locked in a fierce battle with Red...

/ July 31, 2021

Tray chic: Bentley Continental Flying Spur pick-up custom-built in the UK 

Someone with a lot of money and a passion for pick-ups has commissioned a custom-built ute version of a Bentley Flying Spur W12 limousine. A Bentley Continental Flying Spur limousine – with close to 600-horsepower worth of W12 under the...

/ July 31, 2021

Project GC8: Taking Care Of Business With ST Suspensions

<!– Project GC8: Taking Care Of Business With ST Suspensions – Speedhunters SHARE Project GC8: Taking Care Of Business With ST Suspensions Project GC8 – my 1999 Subaru Impreza WRX Type RA 555 Limited – is where I want it to be....

/ July 31, 2021

Los Angeles air traffic control: ‘Jetpack guy is back’

“We were looking but we did not see Iron Man,” reported one pilot after the alert. (Industrial Light and Magic) LOS ANGELES — The FBI is investigating what one commercial airline pilot said might have been an airborne person with...

/ July 30, 2021

Isuzu sets bold sales goal after strong start to 2021

Isuzu has its sights set on keeping the D-Max on Australia’s new-car sales podium. The D-Max ute trailed only the Ford Ranger and Toyota HiLux on the VFACTS sales charts in June, with 3167 sales putting it ahead of the...

/ July 30, 2021

Mercedes-Benz EQE, hybrid and electric AMGs confirmed for Munich motor show in September

Mercedes will celebrate the first major European motor show in two years with a new large electric sedan, hybrid and electric AMGs, and previews into the future of Smart and Maybach. Mercedes-Benz has confirmed it will showcase as many as...

/ July 30, 2021

When Discretion Is King: A Cosworth-Powered Mk2 Escort

<!– When Discretion Is King: A Cosworth-Powered Mk2 Escort – Speedhunters SHARE When Discretion Is King: A Cosworth-Powered Mk2 Escort All of this is managed by a MaxxECU Mini and monitored via an AiM MXP Strada digital dash. The real party...

/ July 30, 2021

2021 Toyota HiAce: White paint now the only colour option, vehicle tracking standard – UPDATE

From next month, you can have any colour Toyota HiAce you want as long as it’s white. And it will be easier to catch thieves thanks to a built-in tracking system. Toyota Australia has confirmed running changes to the 2021...

/ July 30, 2021

Mercedes-AMG to reveal its first electric sedan in September

Mercedes-AMG will reveal its first all-electric sedan at the 2021 Munich motor show. The company says the Mercedes-AMG reveal, likely a fettled version of the large EQS fastback, will show the brand’s “clear commitment to fuse fully electric models with...

/ July 30, 2021