Yes! The Iceman will continue to race in Formula 1! But not with Scuderia Ferrari. After much speculation since the summer break, it is now confirmed that Kimi Raikkonen will be trading places with Charles Leclerc for the 2019 season. The 38-year-old racer has been struggling to find form for some years now while Mercedes … Continue reading Raikkonen confirms switcheroo to Sauber for 2019: F1 News
There've been countless fruitless debates about the pointlessness of promoting the use of public transport for commuting since everyone would prefer the privacy of a personal vehicle any given day, especially if they didn't have to drive it. That's for intra-city travel. Now scale that up to inter-city travel and maybe even short-distance international travel … Continue reading Volvo’s autonomous alternative to flying: the 360c Concept
Hello!! It's that special date on the calendar and I'm happy to announce that The Auto Loons has turned two! The first ever post went up on 4th September 2016, so I assumed that was the birthday but WordPress says it's actually today - 6th September. With that clarified and sorted, I'm glad to see … Continue reading The Auto Loons turn 2!
This electric-SUV is not a concept. It's the real thing, going into series production in 2019 and will be on the roads soon after. Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the first product of their new all-electric sub-brand EQ — the Mercedes-Benz EQC. A brand that was announced at the 2016 Paris Motor Show with the EQ A … Continue reading Mercedes-Benz EQC World Premiere: Charged Up
It's good to have back to back races after the summer break as we headed to the final race of the European leg of 2018 Formula One. The Italian GP at Monza, the home of Scuderia Ferrari and the third oldest racetrack still in use. After the increased pace shown by Ferrari at Spa-Francorchamps, they … Continue reading Mercedes capitalise as Ferrari choke at Monza: F1 2018
LEGO Technic is a series of highly-detailed automotive builds that bring together the fun of toys and the complexity of engineering. Most of their designs are modelled to scale but every now and then LEGO Technic will take on the task of building something truly remarkable. Earlier this year, the brand unveiled the 1:8 scale … Continue reading LEGO Technic’s built a life-size Bugatti Chiron
I guess manufacturers were listening to all the petrolheads, particularly the wealthy ones, who would keep yearning about the performance cars from the old days. About a week after Aston Martin announced they'll be selling a handful of freshly built DB5's with gadgets from the Bond film, Jaguar Land Rover Classic has confirmed that there … Continue reading You can now order a fully-electric Jaguar E-Type