Mazda MX-5, Miata, Mazda, MX-5, 2019

Mazda has today unveiled the updated MX-5 sports car ahead of the 2019 model year, with the biggest update being something Mazda MX-5 fans have been begging for – more power!  The updates apply to both the soft-top roadster and hard-top convertible RF models.   The 2.0-litre SKYACTIV-G petrol engine … Read moreContinue Reading

Speed Kills, Speed doesn't kill, does speed kill, Torquing Cars, Speed

and why granny won’t be coming to Christmas anymore, kids… I’d like to imagine there are hordes of people my parents’ age roaming around with eye-patches and only one eye.  It was crammed down my throat from a young age that the consequence of anything and everything was to lose … Read moreContinue Reading

Tech Talk, What are Differentials, differemtial, diff, LSD, locking diff, e-diff, Torquing Cars

When we think of the basic driveline elements of a car, the engine, gearbox, and driven wheels are our first and often only thoughts as critical elements responsible for driving.  But there’s a lesser thought of device that plays a big, big role – the differential.  The differential plays a … Read moreContinue Reading

Polestar, Polestar 1, Volvo Polestar, Torquing Cars

After we gave you your first look at the new Polestar 1 – the first model from Polestar after establishing themselves as a standalone performance electric brand – today the Swedish based firm has unveiled the Polestar 1 in full.   Based upon the SPA modular architecture that underpins the … Read moreContinue Reading

BMW, M4, M3, CFRP driveshaft, CFRP, Torquing Cars

We all love carbon fibre.  Not only does it make a car look ominous, imposing, and totally badass, but the weight savings are a huge plus.  It’s why we love that cars like the Alfa Romeo Giulia feature CFRP (Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastic) driveshafts right from the base spec models … Read moreContinue Reading