Friday Photo – 2014 Geneva Motor Show Gallery

It’s been a busy week at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show with a number of launches and debuts. We’ve covered a lot of it here on EngageSportMode already, but here’s some our photo highlights: A big week for the Audi, with the Audi S1 Sportback, RS4 Nogaro Blue special edition, new TT and TT…

Land Rover Defender Challenge by Bowler – First Round Results

Recently we previewed the Defender Challenge by Bowler rally series with a rather awesome picture of a very sideways Land Rover. The first round of the competition kicked off yesterday and produced more great photos. Run as part of the Mid Wales Stages rally, five entrants for the Defender Challenge took to the slippery forestry roads and hillside…

Range Rover Evoque Autobiography Dynamic – News and Photos

The Range Rover Evoque is a pretty damn good car. In fact, the only way we could see to make it better would be to add more power and paint it orange. Which, curiously, is exactly what Land Rover have done with the new Evoque Autobiography Dynamic model to be unveiled in Geneva.  Phoenix Orange metallic…

Top Gear Review – Series 20, Episode 6

Although it seems like it has only just begun, series 20 of Top Gear concluded with the 6th episode on Sunday night. Like all five reviews previous, contains spoilers below. Top Gear Series 20, Episode 6 – UK Air Date 4th August 2013  After just six short weeks, Top Gear pulled out something quite dramatic for…

Tame Geek Review – Range Rover Evoque

Tonight ESM would like to bring you a review from another member of the blogosphere, and good personal friend, The Tame Geek. In the same way that Top Gear has a “tame racing driver” the internet has its own Tame Geek. But along with liking all things techy and shiny, he does also have a…

Car of the Year: ESM is ahead of the curve

Today the seven cars nominated for the 2012 Car of the Year award were unveiled.To summarise the choices are: – Chevrolet Volt (hybrid schmybrid), – Citroen DS5 (seriously?!), – Fiat Panda (hurrah!), – Ford Focus (yawn….snore), – Toyota Yaris (………………), – Volkswagen Up! (an ESM favourite), And, finally, what’s this at number seven? Could it…

The 2011 awards edition

Like any good motoring related journal, Engage Sport Mode endeavours to have some end of year awards type ceremony. Due to its infancy, ESM doesn’t have a glitzy hotel ceremony with burlesque dancers and champagne. Instead, it’s the equivalent of some pork-scratchings and half a plastic cup of warm cava. And only two awards. And…