Once you've overcome starting the naturally aspirated R8, it's normal to drive around town. But this didn't stop the new Top Gear star retching (if the tabloids are to be believed) after being driven around in one earlier this week
The problem for the 2008, as it is for most Peugeots, is that it has nothing to give it an edge, says Sean O'Grady
From Nelson's Column to the gear stick, the skyscraper to the trophy, the phallus is everywhere, especially in the automotive world. Not in the new Audi A4, though.
Excellent refinement and high-speed composure mean this is the consummate executive mile-muncher
German footballers play by different rules from ours – look at them on the Underground! Tony Paterson in Berlin explains why materialism is a dirty word in the Bundesliga
Founder of advertising agency hits out at those who lock themselves away
Manchester City’s manager, Manuel Pellegrini, insisted yesterday that the gap between his own side and Bayern Munich was not as vast as the midweek Champions League demolition suggested, while he also claimed he was debating whether to drop Joe Hart from the side to face Everton today.
Sport Matters: An expression of regret would have been good to hear
An early run-in with authority shaped him. Matthew Bell hears about his latest fight
Half of male drivers, and 37 per cent of female drivers, have had sex in their car, according to a new survey.
An Algerian man convicted of funding a suicide bomb attack in Stockholm was jailed for seven years by a Scottish court yesterday.
Engine: 3.0-litre V6 biturbo
Transmission: eight-speed tiptronic
Power: 313PS between 3,900rpm 4,500rpm
Torque: 650Nm between 1,450 and 2,800rpm
Fuel consumption (combined cycle): 42.2mpg
CO2 emissions: 176g/km
Top speed: artificially limited to 155mph
Acceleration (0-62 mph): 5.6 seconds
Price: £49,445; A6 Allroad Avant range from £43,150
'More luxury jet than family car – with the price tag to match'
A shark sighted close inshore led to a hurried morning meeting of leaders from the 78 countries and 1,100 competitors taking part in the world championships of sailing.
Nip and tuck all the way, the fan master in the sky pressed the on button, produced a steadily strengthening breeze, and set up some furiously close racing, three of them, on the third day of the Murcia trophy. He also brought a ration of woe.
Off to a bad start on the opening day of the Audi MedCup regatta in Cartagena, Spain, the British-based TP52 Rán, owned by Skype founder Niklas Zennström, added a couple more on a second day delayed by light wind.