Geneva 2016 – Porsche 911 R

Turbocharging, dual-clutch gearboxes; is nothing sacred in Zuffenhausen anymore? Porsche appears to have heard those collective complaints, and picked Geneva as the place to launch the enthusiast-pleasing 911 R. Ned Jasper gives you the details. Fancy a GT3 RS with less shouty bits and a manual gearbox? Step this way; it’s the 911 R. When Porsche…

New – Ferrari GTC4Lusso

Ferrari’s FF has tried hard to be the practical V12 supercar. But now there’s a revised version with even more power. Let Ned Jasper give you all the details, including that new name. This is the Ferrari GTC4Lusso (great name by the way, but we’ll get to that later), and it’s Ferrari’s latest attempt to…

Top 7 New Cars of 2015 with Ned Jasper

The end of 2015 is fast approaching so when our newest, and youngest, contributor suggested a rundown of the top new cars of 2015 we said yes! Ned has put together a list of the hottest metal from the past twelve months, so read on to see which one takes the glory. Well, 2015, nobody can deny…

New Metal – Lamborghini Hurácan LP580-2

In his first article as a full-fledged member of the ESM team, Ned Jasper gives us the lowdown on a new Lambo. Meet the Huracán LP580-2; less power, less weight, and a whole lot more fun. Lamborghini, a company famed for bonkers styling, ludicrous power outputs and more recently for making cars with all-wheel drive only. Well…

Tame Geek Review | Jaguar XE 180 TDI R-Sport

Proof that our good friend, and regular ESM contributor, the Tame Geek will test stuff that isn’t made in Germany! Tonight he gives his thoughts on the new ‘baby Jag’ offering. Now usually, most car reviews come with a plethora of clichés and when it comes to a review of the first actually baby Jaguar, it’s…

Tame Geek Review | Volkswagen Golf GTE

He’s back. Regular contributor, and good friend of EngageSportMode, The Tame Geek is here again with a new review. This time he’s given us the exclusive on his test drive of Volkswagen’s new electric hybrid Golf GTE. Read his detailed thoughts below, to find out whether it hit the mark with our tech guru.  After driving the…

BMW i8 – Tame Geek First Drive and Review

How does he do it? We’re not quite sure, but our good friend The Tame Geek managed to get himself behind the wheel of the BMW i8 electric supercar for a test drive. We bring you his full thoughts that first premiered on his own website.  After having a great time in BMW’s electric (and somewhat…

Team Sky Jaguar F-Type Stage 20 Concept – Photos and Video

Let’s cut to the chase – EngageSportMode doesn’t really do cycling. Too much Lycra; not enough internal combustion engines. However  we’re willing to make an exception to entertain another cool product from the Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicles Operation team. If you’re a cyclist, you’ve probably just got in from a quick “30k ride” and need a shower. But, before…

Tame Geek Review – SEAT Leon FR 2.0 TDI

Some say he manages to get behind the wheel of more new cars than The Stig. All we know is he’s called The Tame Geek, and tonight he’s feeling all Catalonian. 2013 SEAT Leon FR 2.0 TDI  What! The Tame Geek is going to review another car from the Volkswagen Group? Yes, but hold on!…