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New-generation Range Rover has alloy structure

technology news

2013 Range Rover introduces all-alloy monocoque to SUVs

New L405 Range Rover looks similar to outgoing car, but has radical all-alloy construction which promises improvements to fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and handling.

T-tray on Lewis Hamilton's 2011 McLaren

T-tray

In F1 the T-tray is the front part of the floor of the car, under the driver's legs. It forms a...

Defined in the Cartechnical Jargonbuster ยป

automotive technology news

All-wheel-drive JaguarJaguar

Jaguar introduces all-wheel-drive XF and XJ

Supercharged V6 engines and all-wheel-drive on offer for North America, Russia and continental Europe


Audi R8 gains dual clutch transmissionAudi

Audi revises R8 with dual clutch transmission

Facelifted R8 supercar has major revisions under the skin, including a 7-speed dual clutch transmission


features & columns

New Range Rover

Editor's Blog: alloy Range Rover is no lightweight

The next-generation Range Rover will be a lot lighter thanks to its all-alloy construction, but will it match its rivals?


Jonathan Kershaw

Guest column: The environmental imperative

Will the need for more environmentally friendly personal transport change our relationship with the car forever?


1948 Jaguar XK120

Inspiration: Jaguar XK120

The XK120 launched Jaguar into the spotlight in 1948, and forged the company's early reputation for pace at a good price.


Engineering the World Rally covers Subaru's 2006 rally season

Review: Engineering the World Rally DVD

Six-part series follows the Subaru World Rally Team's 'year from hell'


Energy minister Chris Huhne

Editor's Blog: Huhne's harmful emissions

Energy minister Chris Huhne's comments on electric vehicles are worse than uninformed - they're harmful to debate


110822-Mercedes450SEL69-launch-461

Inspiration: Mercedes-Benz 450 SEL 6.9

V8 Mercedes was the fastest saloon car of its day, a film star and a favourite of F1 drivers