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Electric models of the Land Rover Defender incoming

Land Rover will be looking to the future when it reveals a fleet of electric-powered Defender vehicles at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show.

Ahead of the world premiere of the seven new models, the British manufacturer has seen one of its research vehicles deliver brilliant results.

During testing, Land Rover replaced the standard diesel engine and gearbox of a Defender with a 70kW electric motor twinned with a 300-volt, lithium-ion battery arrangement.

Such a drivetrain resulted in the electric-pow...

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New Skoda Citigo Sport released across the UK

Czech Republic manufacturer Skoda has revealed a more aggressive version of its award-winning Citigo car, with the vehicle already on UK roads.

Fittingly named as the Skoda Citigo Sport, the car is being styled with enhanced sports styling features, a lowered suspension system than the standard model and a bespoke interior design.

Based on the trim of the current Skoda Citigo SE, drivers are also sure to be in awe of the vehicle's striking black 15-inch 'Auriga' alloy wheels and the quirky add...

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Production version of the Volkswagen Golf GTI heading to Geneva

German car giant Volkswagen has announced that the 2013 Golf GTI production car will be making its public debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show.

To hype up the appearance, Volkswagen states that "the letters 'GTI' have stood for superior dynamic performance for over three decades now", with the latest Golf set to be no different.

Powering the new vehicle to get from A to B in style, and with blistering pace, will be a turbocharged direct-injection petrol engine, which is capable of producing up ...

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Prototype BMW i3 and i8 vehicles shown off

Journalists were recently invited to Sweden in order to see the prototype versions of the BMW i3 electric supermini and the i8 petrol-electric supercar in action.

The two vehicles will be the first entries into the German car maker's newly-formed i sub-brand, though their UK launches may be as far away as 18 months time.

However, those gathered at a remote region of Sweden were able to witness how the BMW i8 achieves four-wheel drive whilst being powered by a petrol engine and an electric moto...

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Toyota details its new Auris Touring Sports vehicle

The complete specification details of the new Toyota Auris Touring Sports car have been released, with drivers being treated to a shed load of handy features.

Such a vehicle has already captured plenty of attention in the motoring industry, due to the fact that this is the first time that the Auris has been presented with a wagon car body design.

Further enhancing the new Toyota Auris Touring Sports vehicle is the fact that the car's entry model, the Active, has an exterior styled with subtl...

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Volkswagen lifts the cover off the Golf GTD

German car giant Volkswagen has unveiled the powerful Golf GTD, with the vehicle now set to be displayed at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show.

The aggressive-looking car is set to go from A to B in a breeze, thanks to the addition of a 181bhp 2.0-litre diesel engine under its bonnet.

Such a motor is capable of pushing the Volkswagen Golf GTD from 0-62mph in a blistering 7.5 seconds, before climbing to an impressive top speed of 143mph.

Despite all of this power, the vehicle is still able to achieve ...

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Audi lifts the lid on RS Q3 production model

Ahead of its public unveiling at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, the first details of the production-ready Audi RS Q3 have been released.

The vehicle represents a first for the German manufacturer, seeing as though an Audi SUV has never been handed over to experts at the firm's high performance subsidiary quattro GmbH for development until now.

In an attempt to create an instant impact, the Audi RS Q3 is being fitted with a 2.5-litre TFSI engine that is able to boast peak power of 310PS and maximu...

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Volvo announces lots of changes for its 2014 vehicle range

The 2014 model year Volvo range has been revealed, with a raft of vehicles being given cosmetic and equipment enhancements.



Every car from the well-known Swedish manufacturer with the 2014 distinction will come complete with a new look over the previous model. On top of this, each model will also feature updated entertainment systems.

Fans of the outgoing Volvo S80, for example, are sure to recognise that the new vehicle features front and rear bumpers which are designed to creat...

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