CAR TALK

 
Ryan Borroff
F1 DRIVERS TAKE TURN OFF PISTE
In a display of spectacular silliness Scuderia Ferrari drivers Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa have raced two FF four-seater, four-wheel drive Ferraris down a ski slope in the Italian Dolomite mountains. Alonso said of the 600hp FF: “It’s perfect for everyday use with the whole family in the car.”

HARRODS SHOWS OFF FISKER KARMA
A Fisker Karma, the luxurious electric sports car we waxed lyrical about when we drove it last year, has just gone on show in Harrods Brompton Road window display until the 4 February. Prospective customers visiting Harrods can take a tour of the vehicle, configure their own model virtually and arrange a test drive.

SUPERCHARGED TOYOTA IQ TO GO INTO LIMITED PRODUCTION
If you felt the Toyota iQ had never quite reached its racing potential, a supercharged model – scheduled for a limited production run of just 100 cars – has been developed by Tuners GRMN. This iQ has a supercharged 1.33-litre engine good for 128bhp, a six-speed, close ratio gearbox, uprated brakes and suspension, dual exhaust plus full body kit.