Mercedes mailed in to tell us its been voted Britain’s coolest full-line automotive brand. Look at this picture, then try and argue.
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Range Rover is testing its hybrid protoypes by driving them from Solihull, through the ENTIRE Silk Road to Mumbai. The manufacturer sent us this picture of the expedition negotiating this Kyrgyzstan mountain. Not sure what the RAC call-out fee’d be if the worst happens.
Well, this is weird. We somehow managed to email ourselves with news that we’ll be putting on three special Top Gear Live shows at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow this January. We have notified ourselves that we’ll be attending and eagerly await our reply.
Finally, Bentley’s dropped us a line to tell us it’s taking the Continental GT3 racing. It’ll be debuting in Abu Dhabi this December at the Gulf 12 Hours. Set roots to fizz, Internet…
We’re not sure if you’ve noticed, but supermarkets are in a price war over petrol at the moment. Asda, for example, told us it’s now one of the cheapest places to fuel up in the country, with a litre of unleaded costing a piffling 128.7p and diesel 135.7p. Take advantage and buy this 28.3-litre Fiat S76. It’s got the biggest factory-fit engine in history. Now read about this 21.7-litre Fiat Mephistopheles.
This week, we drove the world’s first performance compact SUV. Several kindly readers messaged in to remind us of this slightly less compact performance SUV - the Lamborghini LM002. Which would you prefer?
So, a little-known car company called Equus got in touch to tell us it’d built an old-style Mustang with new Corvette mechanicals. Would you have one, or prefer something a little less… interfered with?