Opinion – Does the world need the Maserati Levante?

Is nothing sacred from the unstoppable rise of the SUV? Now after a century of producing grand tourers and saloons, not even Maserati is immune from the lure of the Sports Utility Vehicle. Although not due to make an official debut until the Geneva Motor Show next week, Maserati released a limited number of photos showing…

Editorial – Is a Lotus SUV the worst thing in the world?

Possibly the biggest bit of news in the automotive media this week, is the story that Lotus plans to build an SUV model. In China. Some enthusiasts are up in arms about it, but does it really matter? There seems to be two distinctive camps in the Lotus SUV debate. On one hand are the die-hard purists,…

New – 2015 Porsche Cayenne GTS

Along with shorter days, Halloween, and fireworks, Autumn seems to also be about German manufacturers launching revised performance SUVs. Today, Porsche has released details of the updated Cayenne GTS ahead of its official debut at the LA Motor Show later in the month.  It actually seems hard to believe that we’re twelve years on from the launch of…

Research proves footballers to be refreshingly predictable

Oracle Finance; you’ll know them if you’ve ever searched for a high-end car on AutoTrader and found their non-ads clogging up the listings, have published details of the most popular car choices from its footballing clients. Based on the last five years of data, the numbers represent the most popular cars financed by footballers through Oracle’s services. Predictably,…