Thursday, February 27, 2014

What to watch this Weekend (Feb 27th - Mar 5th)

  • Pirelli World Challenge 2013. Houston. Thursday @ 1pm - 2pm (MAVTV) replay
  • WRC. Rally action from Sweden. Thursday @ 4pm - 5pm (MAVTV) replay
  • FIA European Rally Championship. Rally Poland. Saturday @ 2pm - 3pm (VelocityHD) replay
  • Top Gear (UK). Season 21 Episode 4: Alfa Romeo 4C. Monday @ 8:30pm - 10pm (BBCAmerica(HD)) new
  • Motorweek. 2014 SRT Viper. Tuesday @ 7:30pm - 8pm (VelocityHD) new
  • Chasing Classic Cars. The Power of Three. Tuesday @ 10pm - 10:30pm (VelocityHD) new
  • Wheeler Dealers. Cadillac Coupe. Wednesday @ 9pm - 10pm (VelocityHD) new 
New regular shows ahead, but the better news is that it'll be March on Saturday. Bring on the Spring! Enjoy your weekends.

Video courtesy of Topgear.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Quick Vid: Volkswagen XL1 Review (AutoExpress)

The crew at Auto Express give us a look at a car not see much outside of concept showings at international auto shows. The Volkswagen XL1 is the ultra fuel efficient brain child of Dr. Ferdinand Piech, with a estimated 313mpg. This car is actually going to make it to production, albeit a very small production count, each at an entry price around $100k.

Video courtesy of Autoexpress.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Automotive Topic: MINI and John Cooper: How the two met (with some help from a MINI JCW GP II) (XCAR)

The crew at XCAR bring us a history lesson on John Cooper and how Mini's grew to bear the Cooper name. We also check out the latest iteration of the Mini JCW GP II.

Video courtesy of XCAR.

Monday, February 24, 2014

Automotive Workshop: The McLaren P1 Test. On Road and Track (CHOC)

Chris Harris has the great opportunity to talk to McLaren's top test driver and check out the all-new P1 in Dubai. Technical overview and driving experience review, on both local roads and Yas Marina race circuit, check.

Video courtesy of Drive.