The upcoming Renault Zoe R110 will cost £250 more than the R90, Autocar has learned. The existing R90 costs from £18,745 before the government's £4500 grant is applied, suggesting the R90 will be priced from £18,995. Our source said that the new variant, which produces 107bhp from a new electric motor, will go on sale next week. The R110 has 16bhp more than the existing R90. The R110 is claimed to provide better rolling acceleration, shaving 1.8sec from the R90's 12sec 80-120kph (49.7-74.5mph) time.
McLaren has launched a more exclusive version of its 570GT called the MSO Black Collection, which gets more standard kit and bespoke features from the McLaren Special Operations (MSO) division. Due in just 100 examples, it features MSO's titanium exhaust that is 5kg lighter and less restrictive than the standard system. The car also gets McLaren's Sport Pack suspension as standard for sharpened handling.
The UK’s ban on new petrol and diesel cars could be brought forward, possibly to 2030, if plans laid out by MPs get the green light. The respective committees for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Environmental Audit; Health and Social Care; and Transport have published a report that claims the Government’s current plan to ban the sale of new pure combustion engine cars by 2040 "lacks ambition” and are requesting the introduction of more drastic measures.
"I love getting out the P3/4 when driving it through New York. I love the ticking when it cools down, I love the race car smell. If I drive it I have to shower before my wife gets in so she doesn’t ask what the hell I've been doing!"
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Selecting a term
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