May 31, 2013
The Urus from Lamborghini was recently confirmed for production and will be going on sale in 2017 and will have a price of around £140,000.  The newcoming vehicle will be based on the same MLB platform that is also set to underpin the next Porsche Cayenne and Audi Q7, with a lot of aluminium and carbon fibre that will keep the weight to a minimum.  It has not been confirmed what the Lamborghini Urus will be powered by, though it looks likely that a 4.0 litre V8 engine will be put along with electric motors to produce around 650 brake horsepower.  Stephen Winkelman... - Read more
May 30, 2013
The new Note from Nissan is going on sale in October this year. So here is everything you need to know about the model. Going on sale later on this year, this model is unlike the current one, a supermini MPV which rivals cars such as the Honda Jazz, the new 2013 Nissan Note will be going instead for the likes of the regular superminis like the Hyundai i20 and the Ford Fiesta.  Styling of the new Nissan Note? The new styling of the vehicle was previewed by the invitation concept at the Geneva Motor Show in 2012, the production vehicle was unveiled at this years Geneva Motor Sh... - Read more
May 30, 2013
The New BMW X5   BMW have announced that a new third generation BMW X5 will be revealed in full at the Frankfurt motor show. The new X5 will be powered by a four cylinder 2.0 litre diesel engine and will have the option of being a rear wheel drive model.   It seems that the decision to expand engines to a four cylinder seems to be a popular one at the moment after Mercedes seemed to do the same thing with the latest M class model. However, the decision to offer a rear wheel drive feature is somewhat the unique selling point as it seems to be that no other luxury SU... - Read more
May 29, 2013
The Aston Martin V12 Vantage S has been revealed, it is powered by a 565 brake horsepower V12 engine that has been sourced from the Aston Martin Vanquish.  The new Aston Martin V12 Vantage S is faster than any production vehicle Aston Martin have ever made, apart from the exclusive £1,000,000 One-77 hypercar, with a 205 mile per hour top speed. That is 15 miles per hour faster than the standard Vantage model, this has been achieved by Aston Martin fitting the 6.0 litre V12 engine from the Vanquish, which delivers 55 brake horsepower more than the V12 Vantage, at 565 brake horsepo... - Read more
May 29, 2013
The New Vauxhall VXR8 GTS   Vauxhall have announced a new model that will rival the likes of the BMW M5 and the Jaguar XFR in terms of the power output. Vauxhall have developed a supercharged 6.2 litre V8 engine to rival the likes of the M5 and it is believed that the power output will be a total of 24bhp more than the M5.   In terms of price, the VXR8 will also look to undercut the rival models as it its believed to be priced in the region of £54,999 and Vauxhall are proud to say that this car will be the inexpensive way to buy a new car with 500bhp+. &n... - Read more
May 28, 2013
Tesla Motors to build Nissan Leaf Rival!   Tesla motors have recently been in the news due to the rate at which it completed its repayment of a loan given out by the US Government and now the firm have announced plans to rival the Nissan Leaf.   The Nissan Leaf has been described as being the leading force in the electric car industry and now several of the worlds leading manufacturers have been looking to rival the Nissan Leaf model. Electric car manufacturer Tesla have set records over the last number of years as profits looked to increase by a record amount in a... - Read more
May 28, 2013
The Audi R8 e-tron not for sale?   Audi have recently announced that the all electric R8 e-tron model will never make the showrooms or even be sold to an external source. Audi announced that the model will be used purely for internal testing and development rather than the general public.   It is widely thought that the main reason the model has not made it through to the showroom stage is down to the development of the battery. The R8 model is a high powered vehicle that will expect to reach 0-62 in 4.2 seconds. However, the battery life is thought to be the only ... - Read more
May 28, 2013
Mercedes are adding QR codes to save victims of car crashes. Daimler is to be pasting QR (Quick Response) code stickers onto it's Mercedes cars. The square barcodes have been designed to help paramedics and firefighters get information that could be critical in saving victims of car crashes. The QR codes actually direct smartphones to a webpage which would show how to cut into each type of car to free the passengers. The firm also said that it has waived the right to patent this new innovation, so that other manufacturers were able to use it free of charge.  Until these codes, Daim... - Read more
May 27, 2013
Chinese manufacturer Qoros have opted for Microsoft for it's in car technology. The chinese car maker will be using Windows Azure Cloud technology for it's enterainment systems, across the company's new cars, including the 3 Saloon, which is said to be a rival of the BMW 3 Series.  The new system will be named QorosQloud and drivers gain access through an eight inch touchscreen. The system also includes vehicle monitoring functions, bluetooth, music systems and sat-nav. The maker of the product has claimed that the system will feature over 30 services for it's user.&nbs... - Read more
May 23, 2013
What is Return to Invoice Gap Insurance?   It is more than likely that you have recently purchased a vehicle from your local dealership and will have been introduced to Return to Invoice Gap Insurance. You may have understood what Return to Invoice Gap Insurance was when explained within the dealership, but now you wish to find out more online?   Return to Invoice Gap Insurance is said by many in the industry to be the most popular level of cover available, However, we at Easy Gap believe that this is not through popularity alone but more through the exposure the l... - Read more