Ultimate MINI track battle: MINI Challenge 210 vs MINI Challenge race car
Steve Sutcliffe pits the road-going MINI Challenge 210 Edition against its race car equivalent. How do they compare? MINI Challenge 210 Edition review: http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/mini/mini/91021/mini-challenge-210-edition-rev iew
New Audi R8 2016 review
The new Audi R8 is a big leap on from the original in terms of performance and tech but still earns its 'everyday supercar' tag. See more: http://aex.ae/1M5iyHR
BMW i3 - driving without brakes in London challenge
In this video, Mat Watson and Rebecca Chaplin hit the roads of London in a BMW i3 for a challenge with a difference. The pair took it in turns to drive some of the city’s busiest areas without pressing the brake pedal and attempted to get by just using the electric car’s regenerative braking alone. Like many electric cars, the BMW i3 begins to recover energy as soon as you take your foot off the accelerator. When it’s accelerating the battery powers the wheels but when it’s braking the motor acts as a generator, charging the battery and gently bringing the car to a stop at the same time – if you’re on flat ground that is. Each of would drive just over three miles and the person who used the brake pedal the least would win. Of course, they weren’t allowed to cause an accident by not braking so planning ahead and paying attention would be key!
Mazda MX-5 track battle: 1.5 vs 2.0, which is best?
We all know the new Mazda MX-5 is a great little car - but which model should you choose? Steve Sutcliffe puts the 1.5-litre and 2.0-litre models head-to-head in our latest track battle.