February 28, 2014
German automakers, Volkswagen appear to be face-lifting a few of their range for 2014, with both their Scirrocco and Cross Polo being altered for the Geneva Motor Show next week. The Cross Polo joined the standard BlueMotion and GTI models in 2010, as the fourth variant in the range. It is only available as a five door model.   The updated Volkswagen Cross Polo specs The compact crossover Cross model will be offered with three petrol and diesel engines, ranging from 74 brake horse power to 108 brake horse power. On the outside the model gains silver accents on it'... - Read more
February 28, 2014
The 2014 face-lifted versions of the Volkswagen Scirocco and Scirocco R coupes have been revealed before the Geneva Motor Show next week where the updated Scirocco will make it's debut. The Scirocco's debut will mark the 40th anniversary of the original model, which debuted at Geneva in 1974. A sleek new look has been given to the hatchback coupes, with Volswagen's main updates being under the bonnet, with the company now offering more powerful and efficient engines.   The 2014 Volkswagen Scirocco specs Petrol engines and two diesel engines are offered for t... - Read more
February 28, 2014
German car makers, Volkswagen, have announced plans to introduce a new concept SUV at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show next week, the T-ROC. In just the past few years, the brand have released the three row Cross Blue, midsize Cross Coupe and tiny Taigun. According to the company, the new three door crossover coupe concept is designed to provide a “glimpse at future Volkswagen SUVs.” If it ever made it to production, the concept would likely sit between the Tiguan and the forthcoming up! based Taigun.   The Volkswagen T-ROC specs   The new three door conc... - Read more
February 27, 2014
P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; } Best New Car Deals   Yesterday, we brought you the news of a certain Vauxhall dealership offering over 50% discount on a brand new Vauxhall Astra model. Today, we have carried out some research to find you the best deal on new cars.   The Ford Mondeo is a firm favourite within the UK Car Market and even though the model is due to be replaced with a new look Mondeo, the deal is a very good one. You have the ability to purchase a 2.0 litre TDI version of the GTD specification model for just over £16,972. That is a massive saving ... - Read more
February 27, 2014
P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; } Honda to axe Insight and CR-Z in the UK   Honda have announced that they plan to axe both the Insight and the CR-Z model in the UK. It has been announced that the Honda dealers have been instructed to sell off the remaining models in the showroom at a cut down price.   The Honda Insight model was in fact the first hybrid to go on sale in the world. The model entered the market in 1999 and endured a short amount of success. However, the success was definitely short lived as the future of hybrid for the next decade entered the marke... - Read more
February 26, 2014
P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; } Vauxhall Astra at Half Price   Discounts are set to be at more extreme levels than ever before at franchise dealerships break through the 50 per cent discount rate for the first time in the history of Vauxhall sales.   The Vauxhall Astra model has been offered with as much as £9,665 discount at the official Vauxhall dealership network. The amount of discount can be seen across the Astra range of specifications as even the lower spec model are receiving dramatic discounts.   In the past manufacturers such as Skoda h... - Read more
February 26, 2014
The Vauxhall Astra has claimed the 6th position in the top ten best selling cars for 2014. In January alone, the company sold over 3,399 models. The long time rival to the Ford Focus is a big, comfortable car for the family hatch class and it's stylings are best shown in the coupe-like GTC variants. The Vauxhall company have been producing Astra models since 1979 and it has been a UK favourite for a long time. The most recent version, the MKV, was launched in 2009 marking a significant change in the firm's family hatchbacks, seeing the overall looks replaced with a sleeker sport... - Read more
February 25, 2014
Many manufacturers are bringing out special edition models recently and car makers, Bugatti, have unveiled a special edition Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse model dubbed 'Lang Lang' in honour of classical music star pianist Lang Lang. The model was unveiled at the Qatar Motor Show which began on the 21st of February and will end today on the 25th.   The Bugatti Veyron Lang Lang specs   The Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse, the special edition model is based on has a top speed of 254mph. It's powered by a more powerful version of Bugatti's eight-litre W16 ... - Read more
February 25, 2014
The Hennessey Venom GT supercar has taken the world's fastest production model record, previously held by Bugatti's Veyron, by powering to 270mph at the Kennedy Space Centre.   The record breaking Hennessey Venom GT   The 1,244 brake horse power Venom GT model is powered by a 7.0litre twin-turbo GM-sourced V8 engine, going from 20mph to 120mph in 7.71 seconds and still rising by 1mph per second between 260mph and 270mph.   The Venom GT's run on February 14th at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida just beat the 269.86mph speed record held by... - Read more
February 24, 2014
Milanese coach-building firm, Touring Superleggera, have built a supercar based on the Alfa Romeo 8C. The vehicle has been dubbed the Alfa Romeo Disco Volante, 'Flying Saucer'. The model was revealed at the Geneva Motor Show in 2012, inspired by the original Alfa Romeo Disco Volante from 1952, an incredible lightweight and aerodynamic car from Alfa.   The Alfa Romeo Disco Volante specs   As the model is based on a Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione, it shares the same 437 brake horse power 4.7 litre V8 engine capable of producing 480Nm of torque but the handmade bo... - Read more