February 14, 2013
In the year of the centenary for the British firm Aston Martin, they look to release the James Bond famed model in the new Vanquish Volante. The Coupe version was released a little under 12 months ago and took the market by storm.   There has been few changes made to the new Vanquish Volante in terms of the progression from the Coupe model to the Volante. The power of the Vanquish will be the exact same as it comes from the 5.9 litre V12 used in the Coupe model. However, the speed may not live up to the height of the previous Vanquish as there has been a mild increase in the we... - Read more
February 13, 2013
The All New Audi S3 With the recent success of the Ford Focus, Both Audi and Mercedes have decided to introduce new rival models to the market, Audi with the S3 and Mercedes with the A45 AMG. The Ford Focus model was the best selling model across the world in 2012.   The Audi S3 model will have both the 3 door and 5 door options available for the customers and will also be powered by the 2.0 litre turbocharged petrol engine. The turbocharged engine will be capable of reaching 0-60 in less than 5 seconds. The top speed is also electronically limited to a maximum of 155mph. ... - Read more
February 13, 2013
According to a recent survey carried out by the Future Drive Motor Show most people dream of owning an Aston Martin car, than any other. British car manufacturers prove to be the most popular with four cars making the top ten list of the most desirable cars in the world. Aston Martin came in at number one, with Mclaren coming in shortly behind at number two, Jaguar and Bentley also made the grade.  Italian and German manufacturers proved almost as popular, with three companies from each coutry also featuring in the list. Italian manufactuers Ferrari, Maserati and Lamborghini made ... - Read more
February 12, 2013
It has been said that almost £23 Million worth of parking tickets could have been issued unlawfully to motorists in London. An investigation recently showed that a ticket from 2010 which was issued in Camden London was not actually enforceable by law, this was due to the fact the Council did not actually have the authorisation for the signs which displayed the regulations. As part of the investigation it has now appeared that there are still 16 councils without relevant authorisations for the display of parking restriction signs. Whilst there are other councils and authorities who... - Read more
February 11, 2013
A new market study undertaken by Aequitas Automotive, the company behind leading brands Easy Gap and GapInsurance123, has indicated that consumers trends for the purchase of Gap Insurance are changing. A study taken from a cross section of website visitors on the GapInsurance123 and Easy Gap portals, and the results of which may indicate that consumers attitudes and requirements towards Gap Insurance are changing. The main points to come out of the study are:  The main reason for buying a Gap Insurance policy is the fear of vehicle theft The biggest consideration with r... - Read more
February 11, 2013
The Blue Square Premier team won 8-1 on the weekend against opposition, Barrow, to which the manager was rewarded with an Aston Martin. Mansfield Town Chairman John Radford used his Aston Martin as an incentive for the manager to motivate the players to a high scoring game.   Last Year, Mansfield Town beat Barrow 7-0 and the Chairman wanted a similar score line this time round and promised the manager his Aston Martin if they did so. Mansfield ran out 8-1 winners and the manager had a next to new Aston Martin waiting in the club car park for him.   The car is belie... - Read more
February 11, 2013
Do you remember the days when a people carrier that allowed 7 passengers seemed like the largest vehicle known to mankind? Fitting in every household item aswell as 7 members of friends and family. How about a vehicle that can hold 11 people? Perfect for a football team. The new Rodius, which is said to be produced for 2013 by Ssangyong, a South Korean automobile maker may just be biggest crossover MPV in the World, with four rows of seating and seats for 11.  The company released images of the Korando Turismo trim Rodius model last week, before the official debuting of the vehicl... - Read more
February 8, 2013
The largest ever collection of racing cars from Aston Martin to be gathered together on one track are meeting this summer at Brands Hatch to of course mark the fantastic centenary of the prestigious brand. The two day event will be hosted in July and over one hundred racing cars will gather there, the models will dater from 1922 until the present. The chairman of the brand David Richards explained that Brands Hatch was chosen due to the extremely important part it has played in the racing history of the brand, making it a fitting venue, for what is described as one of the key events in... - Read more
February 8, 2013
The Mr Bean Star, Rowan Atkinson, has recently received a higher insurance premium after his accident in his much loved and ever famous McLaren F1. The famous actor first had the crash in 2011 and had the model sent to the McLaren F1 headquarters in Woking.   A recent report in the Press highlighted that the star would have cost his insurers somewhere in the region of £910,000 to repair the vehicle. The technicians in Woking first assessed the damage for four weeks before sending the Insurance company a bill of up to £1 million.   The McLaren F1 was pre... - Read more
February 7, 2013
According to Stefan Jacoby, the former Volvo boss, electric vehicles are not going to become mainstream sellers in the car market within the next 15 years. He believes although he has previously made himself rather unpopular by exclaiming this, he doesn't believe that full electric vehicles have a place in within the mainstream car market in the nearby future. Jacoby left Volvo last year and at the moment is pursuing other opportunities available within the automotive sector. He explained the reasons for his beliefs, saying that there is an uncertaintiy of what will happen to electric car ... - Read more