The automobile or car has now been around for 125 years, the first patent application for an automobile was in Berlin, Germany on January 29, 1886 and was patented by Carl Benz for his three wheeled motorcar.
For a new publicity stunt, Vauxhall has created a one-off Bingo Ball Corsa, this unusual small car will be donated to an old church in Manchester, England were it will be given out as a jackpot prize.
Ford Performance Vehicles has launched the 2011 FPV GT which is the first ever supercharged GT range and it will only be available in Australia. There will be three versions in the new 2011 FPV GT model line-up, which includes the FPV GT, GT-P and GT-E.
Channel 5 has hired Ben Collins who was recently confirmed as the Stig and fired from the BBc's Top Gear show. The racing driver will be starring in the motoring show Fifth Gear.
Collins, who is better known as the helmet-wearing "mystery" driver on BBC2's Top Gear from 2003, was sacked from the show after it emerged he was preparing to publish a book on his racing experiences and unmask himself as the Stig.
During the 2010 Paris auto show the luxury 4x4 maker, Range Rover, officially announced that the new Range Rover Evoque will soon be available in a 5 door version. The company also released the first official image of the 5 door Range Rover Evoque. Phil Popham, the company's Managing Director has confirmed that the Range Rover Evoque 5dr will have its world debut before the end of this year.
Audi TV has released a new video which talks about one of its latest technologies, the Audi Travolution system. The Audi Travolution system is designed to reduce stress and increase efficiency while driving in crowded cities.
This pc is a must for all petrolheads out there. It is an actual desktop computer built inside a replica model of the new Chevrolet Camaro. Priced at 1,239.99 USD it comes powered by an Intel® Atom N330 Dual Core CPU and devolps 8GB of 800Mhz Ram. This personal computer is certainly a car enthusiast's dream.
Italian car maker, Maserati has released images and details on the new Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale. Maserati says that it will go on sale in the first quarter of 2011 and will be the fastest, lightest and most powerful model in its range.
French automaker, Citroen, has released info on their latest concept car called the Citroen Lacoste. The creation of this little concept car has come about by the joint venture between the car manufacturer Citroen and French fashion designer Lacoste. The result is a car that offers a fashionable form of motoring.
Shelby American has announced recently that they will be offering a limited edition Super Snake package for the new 2011 Ford Mustang. Thanks to this new upgrade the Mustang Shelby GT500 Super Snake will produce a whopping 800hp.