August, 2015

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Police & Autonomous Vehicles: How Will That Work, Exactly?

Here’s what we know about autonomous cars: 1. They’re coming. 2. Their arrival will be piecemeal, via a range of autonomous features, which will eventually merge into fully self-driving vehicles. 3. Autonomous technology could be accepted by the mainstream within five or ten years. 4. Autonomous vehicles will smooth outRead More

MotoGP 2015 Silverstone Results

Round 12 of the 2015 MotoGP season was shaping up as another Marquez-Lorenzo cage match, the two brightest lights of the sport hammering the grid during four free practice sessions. They qualified one-two, with Dani Pedrosa and Valentino Rossi, the other usual suspects, making up the top four. The RacingRead More

Remembering Lord Montagu of Beaulieu

Lord Montagu of Beaulieu, who died this week aged 88, is remembered for his enduring love of cars and for the creation of the National Motor Museum Lord Montagu of Beaulieu, who died this week at 88, was the one of the first car enthusiasts anywhere to introduce the publicRead More

Cropley on cars – Porsche Panamera on holiday; electric Jags are coming

A week with our Porsche Panamera hybrid; touring Paris in a Citroën DS21, electric Jaguar XE spotted MONDAY – Back to work after a week away in Mr McIlroy’s Porsche Panamera Hybrid, one of those cars about which you feel uncertain at first (bewildering switchgear, poor visibility) but increasingly appreciate asRead More

2016 Renault Talisman: first images of estate model

News 26 Aug, 2015 This is the successor to the Renault Laguna, in both saloon and estate guises – but it won't be coming to the UK Latest

Church Of MO 2006 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure

Next week your intrepid MO crew is embarking on an epic Adventure-Touring ride with nine – yes, nine – of the biggest and baddest A-T bikes in the segment. Over the next six days the nine bikes and riders will cover 2000 miles over various terrain. Each bike will be putRead More

2016 Mercedes-AMG SL63 spotted testing

Facelifted range-topping Mercedes SL could get the same 4.0-litre V8 engine as the Mercedes-AMG GT These are the first spy pictures of the Mercedes-AMG SL63, which has been spotted testing ahead of a planned launch towards the middle of next year. Even though this test mule is camouflaged, we canRead More

Meeting Mr. Land Rover Defender

How did the Defender get its name – and why? Bill Morris, Land Rover’s chief engineer at the time, tells us the story behind the Defender’s arrival Bill Morris looks like a man born behind the wheel of a Land Rover Defender. He sits comfortably in the driving seat ofRead More

Hyundai’s hot ‘N’ division previews future performance cars

News 26 Aug, 2015 Hyundai will cause a stir at Frankfurt with the launch of the 'N' performance sub-division and two new concept cars Latest

Mazda 2 Sport Black edition brings sporty styling tweaks

News 27 Aug, 2015 The new Mazda 2 Sport Black starts at £15,395, featuring new alloy wheels and a roof spoiler Latest

2016 Victory Empulse TT Second Ride Review + Video

Here at MO, we like to shake things up every now and then with our motorcycle reviews. You know – think outside the box, not get complacent, keep things fresh, etc. It inspires our creative juices, plus it just makes for a fun motorcycle ride. On occasion, the usual methodRead More

Vauxhall Astra: all you need to know

Videos 28 Aug, 2015 Vauxhall gives us the tour of its new Astra hatch – set to go on sale in November 2015, priced from £15,295 Latest