Fans of Fangio, the world’s greatest ever racing driver, will have the chance to bid for one of his cars next month. The car being offered by Silverstone Auctions at its sale at the NEC on November 15-16 is one of his old road cars. The model is a 1970 IKA Torino 380S that was driven by the great man away from the track.
A new generation of ultra-high-performance diesel saloons and estates has been launched by Alpina, manufacturer of bespoke luxury cars. The new D3 Bi-Turbo will catapult its occupants from zero to 62mph in just 4.6 seconds and on to 173mph.
Caterham Motorsport’s final race meeting of the season, at Silverstone on October 19-20, will be free for all spectators.
Subaru’s best-selling model, the Forester compact SUV, has won the 2014 Sport / Utility of the Year award from the USA’s influential Motor Trend magazine.