Quick news: New Shelby Cobra, Skoda launches Greenline Octavia hatch

A unique edition from the Shelby Cobra continues to be revealed, be going into strictly limited production. Priced from $94,995 (about £57,770) the CSX7000 continuation models feature traditional styling from the 1964 Cobras, but additionally use modern features like steel disc brakes and upgraded dampers.

Skoda has launched a brand new Greenline form of the Octavia hatchback. Its 1.6 litre turbodiesel engine boasts economy figures of 88.3mpg (combined) and CO2 emissions of 85g/km. Stop-start technology and cornering front fog lighting is incorporated as standard, and costs start at £20,150.

Audi will test its laser lighting technology in the 24 Hrs of Le Mans race. The R18 E-tron racer joined through the team uses a mix of matrix Brought and laser light technology. The machine seemed to be lately proven around the Sport quattro Laserlight concept in the Electronic Devices Show in Vegas.

Sales from the Nissan Leaf have passed 100,000 globally since its introduction this year. Nissan claims the growing quantity of quick chargers in metropolitan areas has boosted sales from the British-built electric vehicle.

Matthew Brown



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