Porsche has announces the second generation of the 911 Carrera GTS, ahead of its arrival in showrooms this November. It will join the Boxster GTS, Cayman GTS and Panamera GTS in the range of sports cars from Stuttgart. Each of the four new 911 Carrera GTS models – a Coupé and a Cabriolet, available with either rear-wheel or all-wheel drive – builds on the established core values of the rear-engined 911.
A steam-powered 1902 Toledo will be one of the stars of the Regent Street Motor Show on Saturday November 1. The car and owner Nick Howell, a Cornish fish merchant, will be hoping for top honours in the EFG International Concours d’Elegance. The 100 veteran cars will be making their traditional pilgrimage from London to Brighton the following day.
Renault has introduced a new top-of-the-range trim level to its popular Captur compact-crossover – Captur Signature. This high-specification model builds on the Dynamique S MediaNav version. Prices for Captur Signature start from £17,495.
The all-new Mazda2 is heading for Europe, Mazda’s next-generation supermini, will make its press debut in Barcelona on November 3. The five-door hatchback will also be at several national motor shows this autumn and winter.
To celebrate Ferrari’s 60th year in North America, Maranello has returned to its 1950s and 60s tradition of producing limited edition, built-to-order cars. The result is the F60America, of which just 10 will be produced. It has V12 engine and is being unveiled this weekend at a gala dinner at Beverly Hills City Hall.
For the third year running, Vauxhall Motors will be supporting the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show at Birmingham’s NEC on November 14-16 with a line-up of rare and unique vehicles from its Luton-based Heritage Centre. Pictured is a 1916 Vauxhall-D-Type-Staff Car.