FAST ‘N’ CURIOUS
FALLING STARS The Fiat 500 is the latest car to record a sub-par safety score from Euro crash testers. Fresh from giving the Ford Mustang just two stars, EuroNCAP awarded the ageing Fiat three stars, citing poor protection of the driver and rear passengers. WHIRLWIND LAP Lamborghini has unveiled the car that set the production-car record at the Nurburgring in Germany in October. The Huracan Performante had a lap time of 6 minutes 52.01 seconds, which beat the 6:57 clocked by the Porsche 918. It arrives Down Under in August. GEN BUY Millennials might finally be joining the motoring world after initially rejecting cars in favour of computers. Gen Y buyers are expected to account for up 40 per cent of new-car sales in the US by 2020, with analysts saying they are late to showrooms because of the past decade’s global economic gloom.