March 31, 2008
If the Ford GT wasn’t already exclusive enough, supercar specialist Avro Motor Cars has joined forces with Roush Technologies to create a further strictly limited edition.
The Avro 720 Mirage special edition will be limited to just 10 cars – the first of which has just been rolled out of Roush’s Technical Centre in Brentwood, Essex. Finished in vibrant Arancia Metallica (Italian Metallic Orange) with semi-matt black details and wheels – and exclusive sill plates and side decals, the 720 Mirage incorporates a significant range of engine and mechanical upgrades, including de-restriction, which gives it a top speed capability of 220mph and potential power of 720bhp.
Nissan has increased the price of the entry level Pathfinder by £500 but has softened the blow by making it a seven seater as standard. The Pathfinder range starts from - £23995 rising to £30665 for the Aventura automatic.
A spring upgrade has been announced for the Lexus RX 400h SR, adding more stylish features to a popular version of the UK market’s only hybrid power luxury SUV – at no extra cost.
The revised specification adds a discreet, body coloured rear spoiler at the top edge of the tailgate, silver roof rails, new-style floor mats and a new interior option that matches grey leather upholstery with black wood trim details.
The on-the-road price is £37,505 rising to £37,510 on 1 April with the introduction of the increased first registration fee.
Seat is giving customers the chance to dress like their cars, with the launch of a stylish new range of sporty clothing and other goodies.
The Seat Colección is an exciting series of specially-created, themed goods – from smart jackets and chic T-shirts to bespoke pens, mugs, models and more.
Available now at the majority of Seat dealers nationwide, the collection proudly bears Seat’s sporty FR (Formula Racing) branding – with the sharp black and red badging prominently displayed throughout.
Stirling Moss has been named the greatest F1 driver of all time by Autocar Formula One guru Alan Henry. Publishing his list in a new book Alan Henry quotes: “One must also consider F1’s man of the moment, Lewis Hamilton. If we revamp this volume in a few years’ time, Lewis should be able to make the top 10.”
The top four positions – Moss, Jim Clark, Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost have a total of 133 wins between them during their racing careers. The Top 100 F1 Drivers of all time published by Icon Books, priced £14.99.