Land Rover … no more concepts

  While the auto industry continues to grow and expand with new and original products, a number of automakers still refuse to play by the rules. China springs to mind whenever idea theft is mentioned relating to the automotive market. Rather than coming up with original designs, some automakers shamelessly copy designs from other manufacturers, simply adding their […]


Yamaha … the Cross Hub pickup

Yamaha are well known the world over for their motorcycles and small engine plant etc. They have produced a concept car previously, that being a small sports car. Recently Yamaha hinted they would be bringing a new concept vehicle to the Tokyo Motor Show. Again it was expected the company would have something similar. As […]


End of the G-Wagens … is nigh

  After nearly four decades on the market, the Mercedes Benz G-Class is ready to slip into retirement. The first model to go is the top end AMG G65. The G-Wagen has only received minor updates over its life, doing just enough to keep things on the fresh side. Compared to modern SUVs and crossovers, the G-Wagen does not […]

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The last Mercedes Maybach G650 Landaulet

For all those G-Wagen fans, if you were saving the hard earned cash to buy the Maybach variant, the last available Mercedes Maybach G650 Landaulet has been sold. A private Belgian buyer paid a whopping €1.2 million, or about £1.06 million at Bonhams, with all proceeds being donated to the children’s sports charity the Laureus Sport for […]


Rezvani Tank … radical muscle 4×4

  The Tank is the latest radical vehicle from Californian auto coachbuilder Rezvani. After making a name for them selves with their aggressive styled and named sports cars like the “Beast”,the company has been considering adding an SUV to the line up since February 2016, now they finally have, and it’s called the “Tank”. The […]


Ineos … want their Defender

  Jim Radcliffe is still adamant that he will be building an off-roader modelled on Land Rover’s classic Defender, and it could be rolling off British production lines if the head of petrochemicals giant Ineos can win government backing for it. This is not the first time Jim R has rattled the top brass at […]

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Team X … on target for 2017 title.

  Round 5 of the Britpart Freelander Challenge  took place last weekend at Bovington training ranges. Pat Masters of Team X took the chequered flag, giving him a decisive lead on the points table in defence of his crown for the championship. Here is the lowdown in Pat’s own words …   Round 5 – Bovington  Arriving at Bovington […]