Marcos to Unveil Super TSO Coupe, the GTC, at London Show

The sicko UK muscle-car ballers at Marcos are working up a new version of the slithery TSO coupe, the GTC, which is set for an unveiling next week in London. The company says it's made 150 improvements, based on testing and customers' suggestions (e.g., faster! better! more! A little to the left!), including a… » 7/05/06 5:42pm 7/05/06 5:42pm

What Hath Pharma Wrough? Farboud AF10 to Be Unveiled at British Show

Arash Farboud, the guy whose family fortune in pharma let him spite Ferrari for not letting him buy an Enzo, will show off his 550 hp supercar concept at the British motor show next month. The carbon-fiber-bodied AF10 has shed the Audi-sourced powerplant of an early prototype, in favor of the Corvette Z06's 7.0-liter… » 6/30/06 10:15am 6/30/06 10:15am

Day of the Cat: Jaguar Releases Pics of New XKR Coupe, Convertible

You've already seen the convertible, via embargo-era leakage. Today, Jag officially released the deets on its new, hi-po XKR coupe. The supercharged feline gets 120 horsepower more than its naturally breathing sibling — 420 hp — out of the same 4.2-liter V8. Jag says it'll go from zero to 60 mph in 4.9 seconds (5.0… » 6/30/06 8:48am 6/30/06 8:48am

Honda Reveals Civic Type S for the UK

Honda revealed the tri-door'd version of its Civic this morning, in advance of its unveiling at the British motor show next month. They're calling it the Type S (super, thanks for asking) and it'll have a slightly wider rear track than its five-door sibling. Under the hood will be either a 1.8 i-VTEC petrol four or a… » 6/29/06 8:30am 6/29/06 8:30am

Spy Photos: 2007 Honda Civic Hatch Ahead of Unveiling

A veritable cornucopia of spy shots this morn, the UK's AutoExpress reveals Honda's new three-door hatch ahead of its launch at the British motor show next month. The new model will be offered with a copious glass roof that extends from the windshield and a faster sibling in the new Type R, revealed at the Geneva… » 6/27/06 10:00am 6/27/06 10:00am

Land Rover LR2 Gets Official

Here's something we don't get, although we're sure it has something to do with intensive market research that included 8x10 color glossy photographs with circles and arrows and a paragraph on the back of each one explaining what each one was. Why did Land Rover toss the Discovery and Freelander nameplates in the US… » 6/20/06 4:30pm 6/20/06 4:30pm

Mazda to Get Hard: MX-5 with Retractable Top Will Drop at British Show

This wee missive just came down from the Mazda press office: » 6/20/06 8:10am 6/20/06 8:10am

Word is the new version — to be known in the states as the Mazda MX-5 (Miata) Power Retractable Hard Top, or MMMPRHT — will cost $2,000 to $3,000 over the base MX-5's price tag and have little available trunk space. No word yet on the weight liability.

BMW M6 Convertible: More Pics

It happened over the weekend, so those with "active lifestyles" may have missed the online outing of BMW's M6 Convertible. The story is this: Brochure shots were leaked, e-mails were sent and viewers were horrified/delighted. Here's the complete set. » 6/19/06 9:37am 6/19/06 9:37am

Official Shots of the BMW M6 Cabrio Leaked

A leaker is in BMW's midst, and he's sent digital imagery of the new M6 convertible pinging to all points on the globe. The pics hit our inbox this afternoon, linking us to a global e-mail chain of bleary-eyed 'Netheaded car junkies who've been waiting for this moment for more than a year. But never mind the… » 6/17/06 6:30pm 6/17/06 6:30pm

Brit Show to Host New XKR, Jag Says

What? Did you think the chaps at Jag-you-are would wait until Paris to show off their new, hi-po XK? Nope, the XKR will be unveiled next month at London's British International Motor Show, according to the company. What we know so far, from gossip mongers and various second-story men, is that the XKR may be offered… » 6/13/06 8:05am 6/13/06 8:05am

Honda Dropping Three-Door Civic at London Show

We saw the Type-R concept in Geneva, and spied a faked convertible online. Now, Honda says the British Motor Show next month will host the unveiling of a new European Civic hatch — of the three-door variety. We'd imagine it'll looked like a far less skirted-out version of the Type-R (pictured, right). That new model… » 6/12/06 3:00pm 6/12/06 3:00pm

Surprise!: New Land Rover Freelander Images Leaked

The fast-lane boys at Leftlane News just got their hands on a marketing piece that reveals the upcoming Land Rover Freelander, set to be unveiled at the British International Motor Show this summer. Looks like designers split the difference between the Range Rover and the mid-line LR3 to derive a new look for the… » 5/24/06 1:26pm 5/24/06 1:26pm

Secret BMW Planned for London Show?

According to Leftlane News, BMW's planning to unveil a "secret" new model at the British International Motor show this summer, which most have written off as the 3-Series coupe. But What Car? editors say it'll be neither the coupe nor the next-generation Mini, as had been speculated. Some guesses? A 1-Series cabrio,… » 5/22/06 8:55am 5/22/06 8:55am