Mclaren MP4-12C Spider teaser photo

McLaren announce convertible verson of MP4-12C

As a second variation of McLaren latest supercar, the MP4-12C, a convertible model will be offered in the near future named, MP4-12C Spider. This was announced by McLaren Automotive on the 29th of June.
2010 Lexus RX

Toyota Recalls 150,000 cars in North America, this time for the Lexus RX

On the 29th, Toyota Motor Corporation announced a recall (no-cost remedy) of the Lexus RX, an SUV sold under its luxury brand.
Audi R8 e-tron quattro prototype

Audi R8 e-tron runs Nurburgring in 8:09, records fastest EV lap

The Audi R8 e-tron, set to be launched within this year, set a new EV lap record at the Nurburgring north loop for EV production cars.
BMW 1 Series

Akio Toyoda says the only car that will overtake him at the Nurburgring will be a BMW

President Akio Toyoda of Toyota Motors announced at a press conference in Munich on the 29th that he had set his seal on a memorandum aiming to build new cooperative partnership with the German BMW Group in 4 different fields.
Toyota Aqua

Toyota will supply environmental technology to BMW between alliance

On the 29th, Toyota Motor Company and BMW Group announced that they have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding that aims to build a long-term, strategic collaboration in the joint research of 4 fields including FC (fuel cells) systems.
BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe

BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe Debut: Picture gallery

BMW's first luxury 4-door coupe, the 6 Series Grand Coupe, has a beautiful style that combines both elegance and sportiness and comes with an interior boasting with the highest comfort and exclusivity.
Toyota 86's actual fuel consumption rate in the real world

Actual Fuel Consumption Rates: Toyota 86 gets 12.3 km/L

Actual fuel efficiency numbers have just become available for Toyota's new sport coupe, the 86. According to the latest rankings at fuel efficiency reporting site Car Life Navi, the 86 clocks in at 12.3 km/L for the manual and 10.6 km/L for the automatic transmission models. (as of June 27, 2012).
Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5i EyeSight Package

Face lifted Subaru Legacy Outback Photo Gallery

The Subaru Legacy line-up received a minor upgrade this year with the addition of a new engine option, the 2.0 liter DIT.
Porsche Boxster

New Porsche Boxster Picture Gallery

Porsche Japan has announced the newly designed Boxster.
Subaru Legacy Touring Wagon 2.0GT DIT

Subaru Legacy Touring Wagon 2.0GT DIT Picture Gallery

Subaru's Legacy line-up received some minor changes this past May. One major addition to the line-up is the choice of a new 2 liter boxer-4 with direct-injected turbo, 2.0GT DIT.
RA272 ('65)

Honda Collection Test Run: RA272, the car that brought Honda's first F1 victory

On the 26th, Honda conducted a running verification test on a car stored at the Honda Collection Hall at the Twin Ring Motegi racing track.
Subaru BRZ "S"

Subaru BRZ "S" Picture Gallery

In the Japanese domestic market, Subaru's BRZ "S" grade is the top-of-the-line model.
Subaru XV (2011 Guangzhou Auto Show)

Subaru starts taking orders for the XV in Japan

On June 18th, Fuji Heavy Industries opened a teaser site on the expected launch of the Subaru XV this coming autumn. Based on an Urban Adventure concept, the company highlighted the clear differentiation of the Subaru XV from the other cars under the Subaru brand.
Mazda MX-5 GT Concept (JDM title: Roadster)

2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed: Mazda MX-5 GT Concept comes with 205ps

On the 25th, Mazda UK announced the first public launch of the MX-5 GT Concept during the Goodwood Festival of Speed which started on the 28th.
Nissan Cedric Classic SV

Nissan Cedric Minor Improvements: Rear center seat receives 3-point seat-belt

Nissan Motor has started sales of the improved Cedric Sedan on Jun 25.
80th 24 Hours of Le Mans, 2012

2012 24 Hours of Le Mans: Moments of joy

At the 80th Le Mans 24 hours race, the #1 Audi R18 e-tron Quattro received the chequered flag at 3pm on the afternoon of the 17th, and emerged as the first overall champion as a hybrid car.
80th 24 Hours of Le Mans

2012 24 Hours of Le Mans: Curtains finally raise after a long fight

At the 80th Le Mans 24 hours race, the #1 Audi R18 e-tron Quattro received the chequered flag at 3pm on the afternoon of the 17th, and emerged as the first overall champion as a hybrid car.
Ligeir JS43

Mugen-Honda powered F1 Picture Gallery

From 1992 to 2000, Mugen supplied Mugen-tuned Honda engines to the Formula 1 grid, which were in the hands of drivers such as Aguri Suzuki, Olivier Panis, Martin Brundle, and Damon Hill.
Honda's presentation on the environmental awareness

Honda president, Ito, insists the Fit EV is an evolutionary vehicle

Takanobu Ito, president of Honda held a talk session with journalists on the 20th, saying in regards to the Fit EV, scheduled for sale this summer, "I want to promote it based on its improvements as a car".
BMW 328i Modern

BMW 328i Modern Picture Gallery

For 2012, the BMW 3 Series has reached the 6th generation of its compact sports saloon. While the previous 328i used a 6 cylinder turbo engine, the new version carries a more efficient 4 cylinder turbo engine.