Race-bred Morgan Aero GT teased ahead of Geneva 2018 debut

Eight examples of hardcore Morgan will be built as a final hurrah for the 17-year-old Aero 8 sports car. Morgan has teased a swansong race-bred edition of its Aero 8 sports car called the Aero GT, which will be revealed next March at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. The Malvern-based manufacturer will build just eight examples and claims it’s the ‘most extreme roadgoing Morgan to date’. The Aero GT utilises the Aero 8’s hand built aluminium body, though tweaked with additional aerodynamic appendages to reduce drag and increase downforce. The…

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New Volvo XC60 SUV revealed at Geneva: specs, pictures and video

Volvo’s new Audi Q5 rival – the XC60 – breaks cover at Geneva ahead of going on sale this summer. Volvo’s big reveal at the Geneva Motor Show is an all-new, second-generation XC60 SUV – a new five-seat 4×4 which sits underneath the large XC90 in the firm’s SUV line-up. It shares its platform and much of its styling with its bigger sibling, but Volvo has also worked in some individual character into the XC60, and is keen to pitch it as more than just an XC90 on a smaller…

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All-new 2018 Ford Fiesta ST revealed: specs, pictures and video

New Ford Fiesta ST hot hatch stars at Geneva with new 1.5-litre three-cylinder turbo engine plus all the latest Ford cabin tech. Ford’s headline act at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show is a new Fiesta ST hot hatch, based on the upcoming seventh generation version of the supermini – the current version of which is the most popular new car on sale in Britain. With this new Fiesta ST, the biggest news is the shift to a new engine configuration – the hot Fiesta now uses a downsized three-cylinder turbo…

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2017 BMW 5 Series Touring arrives as brand’s most practical estate

The new BMW 5 Series Touring is larger and more spacious than its predecessor, but around 100kg lighter. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate, Audi A6 Avant and Volvo V90 rival is 36mm longer, 8mm wider and 10mm taller than the outgoing 5 Series Touring and sits on a 7mm longer wheelbase. The increased dimensions mean passengers benefit from more head, shoulder and leg room. BMW says the new model has enough space for three child seats to be fitted across the rear bench. The new 5 Series Touring’s boot has a…

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New 2017 Audi RS5 Coupe hits Geneva with 444bhp

New hi-tech Audi RS5 Coupe arrives in Geneva with more power and a new design to be rolled out across the RS range. Audi’s new A5 range now has its finishing touch, as the top-of-the-line RS5 Coupe has finally been revealed at the Geneva Motor Show. Audi says it combines extra power with better efficiency, and showcases a new design style for RS models. The new RS5 features Audi’s honeycomb grille, large air vents on the front bumper and wider wheel arches, plus 19-inch alloy wheels as standard, with 20-inch…

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