A new year is here, so what better way to celebrate than picking the best cars from the last twelve months.
New Metal: Dodge Charger Daytona SRT Concept
Dodge wants to make battery electric power cool. Can a 126-decibel exhaust and a ‘Banshee’ powertrain be enough to do the job?
Skoda reveals new Fabia RS Rally2
Built to continue Skoda’s domination of the WRC’s support category, the new Fabia now gains the RS badge.
BTCC 2021 – Round 5 Knockhill Recap
The latest rounds of the British Touring Car Championship were held at Knockhill as the series made its annual trip over the border to Scotland. This is what went down. Following a relatively poor showing from the main championship protagonists at Oulton Park, would they return to form at Knockhill? Ash Sutton headed north with…
Another off-road estate we can’t have
European buyers have the choice of a new off-road estate. But, just like with the Skoda Octavia Scout, UK fans are being denied to chance to drive a Mercedes-Benz C-Class All Terrain.
Porsche creates 911 GT2 RS anniversary edition
celebrate the 25th anniversary of the hugely successful Manthey-Racing team, Porsche has built a celebratory edition of the intimidating 911 GT2 RS.
New Land Rover Defender to go rallying in 2022
With the reborn Land Rover Defender proving a hit, the new off-roader is ready to hit the dirt in pursuit of motorsport glory.
For emergency use only: New Skoda Octavia Scout
Hurrah! The new 2021 Skoda Octavia Scout is here in the UK. But we can’t actually buy it. Boo!
The 2021 EngageSportMode Awards
With 2020 having finally left the building, these are the highlights we somehow salvaged from the last twelve months ESM’s Editor It goes without saying that 2020 has been quite the year. Amidst the chaos of a global pandemic, the automotive industry has managed to still bring new cars to the table. Motorsport has also…
Volkswagen makes an early move with new Mk8 Golf GTI Clubsport
Forget waiting several years for a quicker Golf GTI. Volkswagen is not messing about when it comes to the Mk8
Hennessey Mammoth 6×6 | For when a 2021 Ram TRX is not enough
Bigger is undoubtedly better when it comes to the American pickup truck market. Hennessey Performance seems intent on surpassing all others with the ridiculous Mammoth 6×6. Typically, the question as to whether the world needs a six-wheel drive pickup, powered by a 1,200hp engine would seem unnecessary. Yet here in 2020, nothing really seems to…
Mach in action | Ford brings back the Mustang Mach 1 for 2021
OK, we admit ‘Return of the Mach’ would be the most appropriate pun-worthy headline. But, as Ford used that in their own press release, it would have been way too obvious. Thanks, Ford… You probably don’t need EngageSportMode to tell you that 2020 is a pretty crazy place to be right now. To get away…