The 680hp Icona Vulcano Titanium is a one-off that hit the streets at Cannes Film Festival, where the waiting list for exclusive test drives keeps extending.
The Vulcano Titanium has a 100% titanium body design inspired by the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird jet fighter costs £2 million, more than the Bugatti Chiron, and it does 218mph.
Ford is the official manufacturer backing next month’s Mobility Roadshow.
Incorporating Get Going Live! it’s the original and largest test-drive event of its kind in the UK for consumers and provides free and unique opportunities for people living with restricted mobility to test drive the latest specialist conversions and accessible vehicles in the presence of experienced professional drivers at Stoneleigh.
The European car industry saw a drop in registrations in April 2017, with new registrations for the month totalling 1.22 million units – a decrease of 7.1% when compared to the same month last year, and the largest monthly decline posted since March 2013.
This was also a poor month for diesel vehicles, which witnessed a 15% decline in registrations meaning that the fueltype has lost its dominance in the European market as diesel accounted for just 46% of the market in April 2017, compared to its 50% market share in April 2016.
Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist wants pet owners to ensure their animals are safe and comfortable on car journeys this summer.
GEM road safety officer Neil Worth warns that it’s both dangerous and illegal to leave an animal in a hot vehicle with a possible six months prison sentence and £20,000 max fine.
Online searches for ‘staycation’ options have increased by almost a quarter so far in 2017.
In response, Europcar UK is helping holidaymakers make the most of their trip by offering up to 25% off car hire in the UK this summer.
Daimler in Germany has been investigated by authorities for possible manipulation of emissions testing.
It comes as US prosecutors sue Fiat Chrysler over alleged illegal software on two models to misrepresent exhaust gases.