Sunday, September 27, 2020

Coming Autumn 2017 to Planet Auto

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Since January 2017, Planet Auto has exponentially grown and become bigger & better than ever before, allowing us to work with the most prestigious brands within the automotive industry. This includes attending events, launches, reviewing cars and product testing, our goal throughout is to provide high quality unique content to our website & social channel visitors.
We have already attended the London Motorshow, City Concours, Goodwood Festival of Speed and reviewed the 2017...
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We interviewed Tiff Needell about Forbidden Drives on Motor Trend

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Well, Tiff Needell is back - 5th Gear has literally just finished it's latest season, and he's already busy filming his new season of Forbidden Drives, an ondemand program that covers vehicles that aren't available in the States. We managed to catch up with Tiff this week and quiz the guy himself, and as you know we were already lucky enough to spot Tiff Needell recently at The Goodwood Festival Of Speed 2017, filming for his new show that is being screened on MotorTrend in early September.

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Autosport International 2018 tickets now on sale

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Autosport International 2018

Tickets for Autosport International 2018 Europe's premier motorsport show held annually each January at the Birmingham NEC are now officially on sale to the public, on the Autosport Int website, the show takes place form the 11th to the 14th of January.

As announced in the last few weeks Ferrari is to be the theme of next years show courtesy of Corse Clienti, the feature will include Ferrari sports cars through to Formula 1 racing cars, this latest main feature will build on the 2017 event in which 40 years of Williams F1was celebrated,

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The EV Goodwood Festival of Speed 2017

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JLR E Pace

The Goodwood Festival of Speed has always predominantly been recognised as a combustion engine fueled event, however with the way things are changing with the future of mobility, will EV's appear centre stage alongside Petrol and Diesels? Well electric vehicles certainly figure in the plans for many car manufacturers and with Rolls Royce rumoured to be completely missing out hybrid technology and moving straight into electric mobility, the future looks to be EV.

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2017 MG GS Review

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MG GS 1.5 Turbo

When you think of MG you are unlikely to think of a reasonably priced crossover built to take on the likes of the Nissan Qashqai and Kia Sportage. However realign your thinking, that's about to change! Over one week we have extensively tested the manual MG GS, covering in excess of 800 miles travelling everywhere from the Wembley Stadium, London to Ambleside in The Lake District. 
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Ecurie Ecosse to grace the Goodwood Revival 2017

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It seems like The Festival of Speed was only yesterday, and already the next iteration of Lord March's is on the horizon, with only eight weeks to go until the 20th Goodwood Revival Meet, taking place between September the 8th to September 10th, time to step into your pre 66' finery and enter the halcyon days.

As a highlight of this years event, a tribute to Ecurie Ecosse the legendary Scottish racing team will be performed daily on the race track.

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BMW joins Formula E Championship - 2 races announced New York

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Formula E New York

What a week for Formula e, just one day after BMW announces they are to be an official manufacturer of the FIA Formula E Championship from Season 5 2018/19, New York is to host rounds 9-10 on the 15th and 16th July of the Formula E event, António Félix da Costa (POR) and Robin Frijns (NED) works drivers will compete in the BMW supported MS Amlin Andretti cars in the first New York Formula e race.  

Over the past few the US has hosted a few races, however this is a first for Formula E in the Big Apple, the circuit has been constructed in Red Hook, Brooklyn alongside the Hudson River famed for the passenger jet that landed on the river some years ago. This location provides the perfect backdrop of the Manhattan skyline.

Don't forget to #FanBoost plus your favourite driver using #AntonioFelixdaCosta or #RobinFrijns hashtags on Twitter and Instagram. 



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