June 10, 2013
Land Rover smashed the course record for a production SUV at the hill climb at Pikes Peak in Colarado recently, with the new Sport model.  Paul Dallenbach, who is the three time winner, flew the flagship, 5.0 litre supercharged petrol 503 brake horsepower Range Rover Sport around all 156 corners of this course in 12 minutes and 35.61 seconds, which is a new record that has been verified by the organisers of the official event, which is held at the end of this month.  During the run, the Range Rover climbed around 5,000 feet in altitude and achieved an average speed of 59.17 mil... - Read more
June 6, 2013
A group of bikers from Britain are riding to Rome from Donacaster to raise money for the Avro Vulcan Bomber XH558. The Journey, which is 1,300 miles long will take the group three days and will take them from Doncaster to the Italian Capital to a Harley Davidson rally.  The Group are looking for donations to the Trust, Vulcan to the Sky, which operated the aircraft. The leader of the biker group, Adam Fleming has said that due to being an ex serviceman he is extremely aware of the historical importance of the XH558. He went on to say that the group have been looking for ways in which t... - Read more
June 6, 2013
The New Skoda Fabia   Skoda have only just announced the release of a New Skoda Octavia model and yet they have also released plans for a new Fabia model. The new Skoda Fabia will be set for release in the early months of 2015.   The new Skoda Octavia vRS has taken the more sporty route as it looks to transfer a number of engines from the Volkswagen Golf Gti. However, the new Skoda Fabia will stay true to itself and will not go down a certain performance route. There were recent rumours of the Skoda Fabia model being tested on the road disguised by the body of Volk... - Read more
June 5, 2013
Since the launch of the new Easy Gap products in November 2012 we would say that we have seen a huge level of interest in our products. Of course UK consumers can be swayed by clever marketing surrounding a product they may not buy very often, however what about those 'in the know'? We have seen that large numbers of car dealer employees buy Easy Gap cover, for vehicles they buy for themselves. Of course they would have access to products that they can buy direct from their dealer, but instead choose Easy Gap products instead. These people will either known about Gap Insurance thems... - Read more
June 5, 2013
Toyota is recalling 5,000 of their Prius models due to a potential fault with the braking. almost 5,000 third generation Prius models are being recalled by the company in the United Kingdom due to potential faults with the brakes. 242,000 cars will be recalled worldwide due to this problem.  The issue is regarding the accumulator of the brake pressure, which is a metal plunger that contains brake fluid that is encased in a metal housing. There are metal bellows beneath the plunger that seals nitrogen gas between the housing and the plunger.  The company say that it is possible ... - Read more
June 5, 2013
The New Skoda Octavia vRS   The Skoda Octavia remains to be one of the most successful Skoda models ever built and has picked up the name of being the taxi drivers best friend within the UK. As you trawl the roads of the UK you will see several thousand Skoda Octavia taxi models.   The New Skoda Octavia vRS model will be known as the high performance petrol and diesel engined model which will be able to be purchased in the body of an estate or the standard saloon. The model will be capable of achieving the 0-62 in a time of 6.8 seconds as well as having a tasty top... - Read more
June 4, 2013
The 4C from Alfa Romeo will be making it's debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The company confirmed that the 4C, which rivals the Porsche Cayman, will be making it's dynamic debut this year at the festival.     The Alfa Romeo 4C will be driven up the prestigious Hillclimb Course during the Goodwood Festival, which is running from the 12th until the 14th of July this year. The company have also planned to bring the predecessor of the 4C, the 33 Stradale from the 1960's over from the company's heritage collection in Italy to also display and send up the fa... - Read more
June 4, 2013
A New Vauxhall Mokka   It is the same Vauxhall Mokka model but a different option in the way of engine size and drive system. The previous Vauxhall Mokka 1.4 litre engined model was only available if you chose the four wheel drive option along with the six speed manual gearbox.   The Vauxhall Mokka is part of the crossover market in the UK and will be looking to overcome the success of the Nissan Juke and the Nissan Qashqai. The success of both the Nissan Qashqai and the Juke model forced manufacturers such as Vauxhall and Kia to respond with crossover rivals. ... - Read more
June 3, 2013
The New Baby Jaguar   Over the past few years the changes at Jaguar have been there for all to see and the achievements and success of these changes have inspired the group to continue to make them. Newly designed models such as the XF, XK and the XJ models have been a success in the market and the new F Type roadster was the most eagerly awaited sports car for a number of years.   Now, the British company has decided to design a new baby model to rival the likes of the BMW 3 Series. The new model is thought to be the right idea to take Jaguar to the masses and sub... - Read more
June 3, 2013
The Brand new Audi TT model release date has been revealed. The next TT model will apparently be a lot lighter, more efficient and better to drive than it has ever been. Pictures of the new model have been released on the internet and these give a glimpse of the new car design, which maintains the current TT's basic shape, with a dramatic new front end however.  Engineers that are working on the third generation TT model want to close the gap to the boxster, which is produced by Audi's Volkswagen Group brand, Porsche. Though they aim to do this without affecting the company'... - Read more