Ever wondered what makes a Porsche 911 GT3 RS so fast around a race track? Well, now you have some of the answers.
On April 16 the GT3 RS lapped the famed Nurburgring Nordschleife in a blistering 6 minutes 56.4 seconds – nine seconds slower than the twin-turbo 911 GT2 RS, but 0.5 seconds quicker than the 918 hybrid hypercar. You can watch a video of that lap above.
2019 Ford Focus to debut new HUD and suspension tech
Ford has detailed new technologies for the upcoming Focus range, including a fighter-jet inspired head-up display (HUD) and an adaptive suspension system that can sense potholes.
Both features have been detailed by the Blue Oval's European division, as both will make their regional debut when the all-new small car arrives.
First up is the HUD, which the company claims is compatible with polarised sunglasses thanks to technology inspired by systems used in fighter jets.
Volvo XC90 to get Level 4 driverless tech in 2021 - report
The Volvo XC90 is set to get some serious autonomous driving technology early next decade, according to a new report out of the US.
Speaking with The Car Connection, Volvo's senior vice president, Henrik Green, said the next-generation XC90 will be able to transport "sleeping passengers" to their destination on "limited roadways" – likely referring to highways and freeways. In emergency situations, the system wouldn't default to driver control either.
UPDATE, 21/6/18: Ford Australia has expanded this recall, and has announced parts are now available to rectify the fault. See article for more details.
Ford Australia has issued a recall for 73,000 Ranger utes, over concerns a buildup of debris on the vehicle's underbody could pose a fire risk.
The Blue Oval says affected units can accumulate vegetation on the underside of the vehicle when driven over long grass.
The updated Renault Kadjar has been spotted during development testing in Europe, giving us an early look at what to expect from the refreshed crossover.
It appears the majority of the changes will be focused on the front- and rear-end styling – hence the concentration of black-and-white camouflage in those areas – with a design more in keeping with the company's newest models, namely the Megane hatchback and Koleos SUV.