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Are older cars better suited to crashes?


There has been some speculation that older cars are safer due to the heavier, more rigid chassis and heavier, more robust parts being used. Modern car manufacture is completely different to old methods of car construction and these days much lighter materials are used.

The Friday Five – American Muscle Cars

The Friday Five is back with a bang this week, or perhaps more appropriately, a burble and a growl, as we’re talking all things muscle cars! Specifically, American muscle! Whether you love them or loathe them, everyone has something to say about American muscle cars. So, check out our top five muscle cars and let us know what you think by commenting below:

New Jaguar Hybrid Hypercar


Turbo power is currently the “in thing” within the automotive world and Jaguar are the latest to shout about their next turbo charged creation. The C-X75 hypercar is yet to actually be confirmed for production, however Jaguar are making all the correct noises that point towards the C-X75’s eventual production with the car currently in the development stage.
The Performance
Under the bonnet will sit a small 1.6 litre engine, however attached to this will be, not only [...]

Ferrari versus McLaren


Last weekend, at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, the Ferrari 458 Spider was showcased and, in our opinion, it’s got to be one of the most beautiful cars ever built. Then, this week, the McLaren MP4-12C Spider has been revealed. It seems these two just cannot escape one another. If they’re not going head to head on the Grand Prix circuit then they’re competing off it with their respective road cars.
Ferrari 458 Spider
The 458 is [...]

The BMW i Project


BMW have this week confirmed that they are to increase the production of the Birmingham Hams Hall engine facility. In doing so the new three cylinder turbocharged i8 engine will be produced. This is the engine that is set to power the production version of the innovative and rather futuristic i8 Spyder.
The Story of the i8
The i8 Spyder is set to take the automotive world by storm. Not only will it look like it’s [...]

The Return of the Elise


It seems like we can’t get away from the iconic British car manufacturer, Lotus. Everywhere you look these days there’s news and articles about either the financial status of Lotus or a new sports car they’ve released. And today, we are very much talking about the latter.
Another New ‘S’
The 2012 Lotus Elise S has just been released, and it looks to be very much in line with the models Lotus have released in recent months. [...]

Alfa Romeo 4C Wins Concept Award


It seems we can’t get enough of Alfa Romeo’s here on the MotorMouthBlog, however we’re not the only ones as the new 4C Concept car has won the prestigious concept car award at the Villa d’Este Concours d’Elegance.
The Villa d’Este Concours d’Elegance
The Villa d’Este Concours d’Elegance is an annual event where rare and wonderful cars are showcased before a jury and the public. The event has ran since 1929 as a celebration of rarity [...]

The Friday Five – Top Alternative Fuels

Now more than ever the world is looking to limit its negative impact on the environment. Pollution levels are rising and cars are one of the main culprits. Enter alternative fuels, which allow vehicles to be more environmentally friendly. Here is the Friday Five on our favourite alternative fuels.
1. Electricity

The most famous and increasingly common alternative fuel in use. The advantages of electric cars include a considerable reduction in emissions and empowering a country to become [...]

The Friday Five – Top Technologies

This week our Friday Five is all about swanky car technology! From phone chargers to robotic cars, we’ve listed the five most advanced technologies in the automotive industry! Check ‘em out:
1. Fingerprint Starter

Losing your keys will never be a problem if your car starts with the scan of a fingerprint, yours to be specific. This technology has been available for a few years now and it can be used as a security measure as well [...]

Audi R8 to be Revealed in Moscow


The Audi R8 is a supercar that certainly divides opinion. Many people think it’s one of the prettiest looking cars on the road whilst others will certainly think quite the opposite. Its styling isn’t for everyone, however, personally, I think it’s a fantastically stylish and sleek looking supercar.
Subtle Styling
I love it’s cutting lines and wide body. The way it sits atop its bespoke rims whilst being hunkered down and close to the ground. The LED lights [...]