The new Renault Megane RS280 might be an easier car to daily drive than its hard-riding predecessor, but it still looks and feels special on road and on track.
In the hot-hatch world, it’s always been a bit of a left-field choice amongst bigger sellers like the Golf GTI/R, and as such has never really hit big sales numbers. The same is still true, according to Jean Calcat, international sales general manager at Renault Sport.
Audi Sport has published a quick teaser video of what we believe to be the refreshed R8 supercar, ahead of its full reveal at the Paris motor show later this week.
Posted to the performance arm's Twitter feed, the 10-second clip is captioned: "Ready to let loose with our new beauty in Paris on October 2nd. #ParisMotorShow #MondialAuto #LeagueofPerformance".
Elon Musk stands down as Tesla chairman in SEC settlement
Elon Musk will pay a hefty fine and stand down as Tesla chairman for three years, after a US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigation into his tweets about taking Tesla private.
Musk will remain CEO of the the company, but has to stand down as chairman of the board. He and Tesla will also each have to pay a US$20 million ($27,600,000) fine, after agreeing to a deal with the SEC overnight.
Every second year, the Porte de Versailles in Paris hosts Europe's second-biggest motor show, shaded only by the event held every alternating year in Frankfurt.
But the concept of motor shows as we know them is in danger, with more brands deciding to explore other options - either hosting their own dedicated events or opting to spend their millions at tech shows such as CES.
Ford Performance is making a big deal of the Edge ST in the USA, pitting it head-to-head with two of its other ST models to prove the high-riding family hauler is properly quick.
With 264kW and 515Nm on tap from its 2.7-litre twin-turbo EcoBoost petrol engine, the Edge ST will likely hit 100km/h in around 6.0 seconds. On the outside, it gets a unique bodykit, 21-inch wheels and a slew of ST badges. The car also gets a stiffer suspension than standard.