January 14, 2015
Porsche have today announced that their 911 GT3 RS model will be set to receive the fitting of a brand new engine. The brand new model is yet to go on sale but some new specifications for the sports car have recently been revealed. The brand new engine has recently been developed by Porsche and has been confirmed to come in the form of an all new six cylinder unit. The head of research and development over at Porsche Wolfgang Hatz commented on the matter by saying that the forthcoming 911 GT3 RS would receive all new engine fittings. A PDK transmission system will also be included in the ve... - Read more
January 14, 2015
The battle is on for the number one position as the worlds best car manufacturer from 2014. Figures regarding new car sales in the United Kingdom have been coming in thick and fast over the past fortnight and with Volkswagen recently announcing their big sales in 2014, there is now a chance that the German company could be set to topple Japanese car giant Toyota in the hunt to the top. The figure making the rounds right now is that last year Toyota sold 9,818,609 models whilst Volkswagen are expected to beat them to the top with figures of 9,919,305. The statistics were found via research b... - Read more
January 13, 2015
The big news half way through 2014 was the Mercedes Benz were bringing back the Maybach name. The buzz around the auto industry at that moment in time was nothing short of amazing but be prepared now as the company are to do battle in the SUV division with a vehicle badged under the same name. A comment from Dr Dieter Zetsche who is the head of Mercedes said that the Maybach would most likely become an SUV. Its revival was demonstrated just under a year ago with the S600. It is very early days and the chances are that production on the vehicle has not even begun yet. No word regarding a des... - Read more
January 13, 2015
Porsche are just another brand added to that long line of manufactures who have been very busy this week at the Detroit Motor Show. The company have officially revealed two new updated models which we are going to talk about today and one of them has made a bold impact breaking a record on the Nurburgring too. Firstly though we look into the first model that was revealed by the German brand at the event showing some new features thrown in with the range and visual changes. The 911 Targa 4 GTS is just the latest model in line to receive adjustments and Porsche have revealed all state side. A... - Read more
January 12, 2015
The statistics have recently started to flood in in regards to new car sales for the 2014 year. What about the motorcycle division though?. Well that is where you are in luck. The latest in figures for the 2014 year of motorbike sales in the United Kingdom has arrived and it is showing some brilliant news for the trade. New bike sales have now reached their best year in 2014 since 2009. Compared to the year 2013, the sales of brand new motorcycles has risen by an even figure of ten percent. At the end of the year when the count was tallied, it shown that 101,277 new motorcycles were purchas... - Read more
January 12, 2015
At the Detroit Auto Show today, Mercedes Benz have officially revealed that their all new plug in hybrid variant of the C Class is a go. We first heard word on the new model a number of months ago along with rumoured outputs and rates and today the brand behind the car have revealed the complete listing of specifications for the car. The new hybrid model is being introduced under a new scheme by Mercedes which will see them offer a total of ten new plug in hybrids over the next two years. This new C Class model is just the first in line to receive the transformation and could be a big telli... - Read more
January 9, 2015
Porsche have confirmed that for last year alone, new car sales for their brand had officially climbed by seventeen percent. The majority of these big sales for the company came from the new car sales of Porsche Macan's. Today the figures were revealed that show the German brand had sold a total of 189,850 cars for 2014 alone to customers all over the world. This was after the brand had made history by producing models over their 20,000 record for the month of December. With the majority of sales coming from Macan models it comes as no surprise that 45,000 customers on a global scale pla... - Read more
January 9, 2015
The team over at BMW have announced that they and their owned brand Mini are all set to take on a total of two hundred new apprentices in both their production side of work and in retail side of work also which would presumably mean holding a position in one of the many car dealerships located in the UK. Production plants in both Swindon and Oxford from Mini are to open new opportunities which will see IT openings and production opportunities open up. Both the car and motorcycle side of things from BMW will look for new staff and positions such as spray painters and technicians for both veh... - Read more
January 8, 2015
At the big CES event this week, Jaguar-Land Rover have allowed fans to get hands on with their new technology that they are looking to bring their car range over the duration of the next year. Some of the highlighted features on display this week have been a system which monitors the attention to the road of the driver and one of these can be tested at the event fitted inside an F Type. New driver Ghost technology has also been developed and is on display. This new Ghost system works as a new form of sat nav which would allow the driver to see the correct turnings from a different perspecti... - Read more
January 8, 2015
The new C Class range from Mercedes Benz badged under the 2015 year has recently gone on sale and is expected to be one of the biggest and best selling additions to the companies range this year. However there are reports coming in off some problems with the vehicle. Many customers have reported an issue with 'bleeding seating' in their new cars. Owners of the vehicle have reported a white oil like substance leaking from their leather seats. The car has also reportedly had a few troubles with fault infotainment systems and headlight fittings also. Mercedes have made a comment on the... - Read more