With the ski season in full flow and the Winter Olympics hogging headlines, what better time to put a new, sporty, 180 mph SUV through its paces on Alpine snow?
British luxury car maker Bentley took to the Tyrolean slopes with its new V8 Bentayga 4×4, which it’s fitted Bentley’s king of the snow! with an impressive new 4-litre twin-turbo petrol engine.
Indeed, the high-speed antics I experienced on a specially created off-road ice track made it feel like an automotive entrant to TV’s Dancing On Ice.
Hyundai’s Nexo fuel-cell car uses hydrogen to generate electricity to drive its motor
Porsche axes all diesels
Another nail in diesel’s coffin this week — Porsche announced it is axing all diesel options from its range because of a ‘cultural shift’ that means ‘demand for diesel models is falling’.
It intends to concentrate on petrol and hybrid options.
There’s still time to packyour kit for the Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show at Birmingham’s NEC, running today and tomorrow (ccmshow.co.uk).