It's shiny and new, now on DW. Drive it!, the magazine all about cars: well told, well shot and well packaged.
Drive it! brings you all the major new arrivals on the automobile market. What car's going to be available when, which cars are worth the money and what's really original about the new cars on the block?
We take a closer look at the most competitive market segments. From the compact car through the SUV to the luxury limousine, Drive it! pits two or three models against each other, comparing performance, economy and design.
drive it! puts them to the test, big and small, checking performance, space and consumption. Drive it! details all the data and specs, highlighting strengths and weaknesses in individual tests.
ESP, SBC and TFSI, etc. etc.? Drive it! takes a closer look under the bonnet of the modern car. From the particulate filter to the hybrid motor, we explain how all the new technologies work and whether they deliver what they promise.
From the Aston Martin to the VW Beetle, from the BMW Isetta to the Rolls Royce Phantom. Cars may not have been better in the old days, but they sure were different. drive it! salutes the old timers, giving their history and the stories behind it a place of their own in DW-TV's motor magazine.
And drive it! would not be drive it! without know it!, the news in brief bulletin with a close eye on the world of motor sports. We also introduce unusual car lovers in admire it!
Skoda presents its revamped version of the second generation of the Superb. The company's flagship car has had a facelift and now features xenon headlights, including integrated LED daytime running lights and a new hood. The entry-level model Skoda Superb Greenline consumes only 4.2 liters of diesel to go 100 kilometers and costs 23,990 euros in Germany.
The Silvretta Classic Rallye is a vintage rally with a difference - for the fourth time, it put the old and the new, the classic and state-of-the-art on the road together. Some 180 vintage cars from the 1920s to the '70s drove through Montafon and thrilled the classic car buff crowds in July. Drive it! was among the spectators.
Volkswagen's Touran is one of the best-selling vans in Germany. Now it's getting some hot competion from South Korea in the shape of Kia's newly developed, fourth generation Carens. The Korean compact van's design was conceived in Germany. Drive it! takes the 32 thousand euro luxury version with all the extras out for a spin.
All-terrain vehicles like the SUV are popular with drivers. But when it comes to trucks, there are some that are made for the road, while others are designed to handle rougher stuff. The Mercedes Arocs is a real heavyweight all-terrain industrial truck. The biggest model weighs in at a maximum of 41 tons. A quarry in the Wuppertal is a fitting place to look on at the Arocs does its stuff.
A garage in downtown Munich, is where car collector Richard Orthuber keeps his greatest treasure, an Amphicar Type 770. The rare classic wasn't just one of the quickest cars on the road -- it could also travel on water as well. In order to drive and float, the Amphicar needs a registration to travel on the streets and another on waterways.