BMW is taking the Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) even further into the realms of luxury cars with the introduction of the new, third-generation X5, which goes on sale in the UK from November.
Lamborghini is to celebrate its 50th anniversary at the 2013 Cholmondeley Pageant of Power (June 14-16), as classic and modern Lambos take to the event’s 1.2-mile-race circuit for full-bore timed runs. There will also be a display of classic vehicles and Lamborghini will showcase its latest models, including the all-new Aventador LP 700-4 Roadster, which has a 6.5-litre V12 that powers the car from 0-to-62 mph in just 3 seconds. This is the first time the car will be on public display in the UK.
An Eaton supercharger, 6.2-litre V8 driving the rear wheels, nearly 600bhp and a soundtrack guaranteed to make your hairs stand on end: this is Vauxhall’s new VXR8 GTS, which can now be ordered with first deliveries at the end of the year.
Aston Martin is taking sports car performance to extremes with the announcement of the new V12 Vantage S. The new car replaces the outgoing V12 Vantage as the fastest road-going Aston. Equipped with the new 573 PS Aston Martin AM28 6.0-litre V12 engine, it is capable of 205mph.
The Lotus 7 Club, for Caterham and Lotus Seven enthusiasts, is celebrating its 30th birthday at the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu, Hampshire, this Saturday, June 1.