Entry-level McLaren 570S Coupe revealed

Posted on April 1st, 2015, by startrescue

The 570S Coupe is about as affordable as it gets for a McLaren – starting at around £135,000. In terms of rivals’ pricing, that will position it between the Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S.

Images of the new car …

Yamaha to enter car market – yet again

Posted on March 31st, 2015, by Craig Hindmarsh

When one thinks of Yamaha, images of outboard motors, keyboards and scooters are conjured up. But one area in which the Japanese firm has never seen success is that of the car.

Not that it hasn’t tried before: it has, …

£1.98m McLaren P1 GTR – The P1′s Unbridled, Unfettered Sibling

Posted on March 30th, 2015, by startrescue

McLaren P1 GTR (edaldridge/Bigstock.com)

The unbridled, £1.98m McLaren P1 GTR is causing a lot of fuss. The very few people who own one will be receiving specialist training over the coming weeks – with good reason. The Christian Grays of …

Car bonnet cat goes viral

Posted on March 27th, 2015, by startrescue

Pictures of a cat riding on the bonnet of a car in Ohio has gone viral across social media and news websites, amid concerns for the animal’s welfare.

The cat, which was tied to a leash which was itself attached …

Top Five Destinations for Easter Holiday Staycations

Posted on March 27th, 2015, by startrescue.co.uk

The popularity of the ‘staycation’ is continuing to rise as Brits become more and more aware of the amazing holiday destinations on their doorsteps – and Easter is the perfect time to take a break closer to home.

There are …

Spectacular hire wire stunt marks 2nd-gen Jaguar XF launch

Posted on March 25th, 2015, by startrescue

Jaguar has marked the launch of its second generation XF saloon with a spectacular high-wire stunt across East London’s Victoria Dock.

With the skyscrapers of Britain’s financial centre in the background, the car drove steadily across the grey expanse on …

Range Rover Sport SVR now on sale

Posted on March 25th, 2015, by Craig Hindmarsh

As the first vehicle to come out of Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Operations division, the new SVR is a hugely important product for the company. Considering key rivals Mercedes, BMW and Audi have all had their own special development divisions …

Who holds key to 4-year-old vandal mystery?

Posted on March 24th, 2015, by startrescue

Merseysider David Draper, 37, was perhaps a little more than surprised after he saw a four-year-old boy key his car on his CCTV system. But he was nevertheless seriously non-plussed by the situation.

The boy in question keyed Draper’s vehicle …

Delphi conducts longest ever US driverless car test

Posted on March 24th, 2015, by startrescue

British-headquartered automotive firm Delphi has initiated the longest driverless car test drive ever carried out in North America.

The coast-to-coast trip from Mountainview California to New York will cover 3,500 miles in total.

An engineer will be in the driving …

Test drive review: Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid fails to electrify

Posted on March 23rd, 2015, by startrescue

All that glitters is not gold: an adage that might well be applied to the new Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid’s fuel economy figure.

At first glance it looks impressive in the extreme: who wouldn’t be swayed by a full 89mpg? …