A labor of love
Last September, Bentley announced it was planning to build 12 recreations of Sir Tim Birkin's 4½ Liter 'Blower.' To do that, it would first need to completely dismantle its own Blower-Birkin's own, the most famous of the four originals-
Is this something you’d like in your car?
Remember back in the day when you would excitedly open your cereal box not to chow down, but to get to the freebie it came with? If yes, chances are you've at one point gotten hold of a cheap pair of
The innovation that’s got F1 fans in a twitter
Last week, it seemed like Ferrari's new chassis was going to be the big Formula 1 story of the year, but Mercedes has ignited a sh*tstorm on the second day of pre-season testing in Barcelona. Where most drivers were
*That’s RMB370 million in Chinese currency
No matter what you say about Chinese cars, there's still no denying the fact that vehicles from the People's Republic have improved by leaps and bounds in recent years. Geely, in particular, has produced some pretty decent vehicles of late,
Do you know anyone who needs this feature?
Pedal misapplication is one of the worst things that can happen behind the wheel. One minute you're harmlessly pulling out of a parking slot, the next you're barreling down the garage toward a concrete wall.The surest way to prevent
It can adapt to improve your well-being
Burn your gym membership. Tell the dog to walk itself. Jaguar Land Rover is currently researching a new kind of shape-shifting car seat that simulates the "rhythm of walking" to mitigate the perils of sitting down for a really long time
Music to our ears
In a world of increasing complication, Porsche's boss has promised Top Gear that his firm will keep building straightforward drivers' cars as long as people want them."We will continue with our puristic sports cars-GT3, GT3 RS, GT2 RS, and
Some are complicated, others are damn near impossible
Porsche's seamlessly smooth, seriously swift 'PDK' double-clutch gearbox was first fitted in the 911 back in 2008. The definitive sports car gets the best gearbox in the world-what a moment! Or it would've been, if Porsche hadn't
It pays to have an F1 team
Renault is close to launching a super-novel hybrid system called E-Tech, developed with engineers from its Formula 1 team. It will come as a normal hybrid in the Clio and a plug-in version in the Captur.In the Clio,
It aims to enable full functionality across various devices and car brands
BMW offers a high level of digital connectivity and keyless access with its vehicles, with systems like BMW Connected and BMW Digital Key. The latter allows users to lock and unlock the vehicle, start the engine, and even share vehicle access using
Are you familiar with this technology?
The next big thing in vehicle cabin comfort and NVH reduction has been developed by Hyundai, and it comes courtesy of technology found in those fancy headphones you carry around with you everywhere.If you're familiar with the Sony WH-1000XM3
And reduce the weight of panels by 60%, based on Jaguar Land Rover’s research
Jaguar Land Rover has announced that it is developing printable electronics technology that could eventually see dashboards replaced by buttonless curved screens and color-changing panels.JLR says that the Lightweight Electronics in Simplified Architecture (LESA) research "has the potential to radically
Based on the driver’s behavior and habits behind the wheel
Hyundai, like many other carmakers, is investing big in autonomous driving technologies. Now, the Korean manufacturer has announced that it pushed its self-driving tech a notch higher than before with its latest innovation.The brand says it has developed the industry'
It also provides “real-time safety information” for the driver
Please, Mr. Spielberg, make Jaws 19. Jaguar Land Rover is developing a new kind of 3D interior display, and we want a giant 3D shark jumping out of the dash at us, just like the giant shark that jumps out at poor
The EXP 100 GT is a preview of the Bentley GT of 2035
Tall as today's Continental GT but longer than a Mulsanne and as spacious as a Flying Spur, Bentley's 100th birthday present to itself is just massive. Its bigness is the first thing you notice, as a matter of fact. The
This eliminates the trouble of changing flats
Though funky-looking airless tires have been around for a while-Michelin has been developing them since 2005-none have yet been fitted to a regular road car available to the masses.But apparently, that's all going to change in 2024,
Parts of it can be heated/cooled to indicate turns, lane changes, and so on
Heated steering wheels are nothing new. But steering wheels where said heating serves a purpose besides keeping your hands toasty? Not seen that before.Enter Jaguar Land Rover and its 'Sensory Steering Wheel' concept. Developed in partnership with Glasgow University, different sides
They reduce aerodynamic drag by 90%
News has reached the Top Gear team-via the medium of an official press release-that the Honda e electric city car will be fitted, as standard, with actual cameras for mirrors. Rarely has such news elicited such joy in our office.
Top Gear’s Rory Reid gives the new concept tiller a try
Screens on a steering wheel, obviously. It's Hyundai's vision of a future that involves replacing the majority of physical buttons with small touch displays. It might look radical at first glance, but given that we're now seeing touchscreens replacing
Nothing but green
They say patience is a virtue, and we completely agree. For many drivers, though, it's a difficult one to practice behind the wheel-especially if you're operating a vehicle capable of piling on kilometers at a pace quicker than the
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