September 16, 2016
Easy Gap brings you the motoring headlines on 16th September 2016................. We start off with the news that the Audi R8 will gain a new, entry-level version that'll use a twin-turbocharged 2.9-litre V6 petrol engine recently unveiled by Porsche in the latest Panamera. This new engine will replace the 4.2 normally aspirated V8 petrol engine. The new unit will also feature in the RS4, RS5 and RS Q5 in the near future - Autocar AM Online reveal that, in the view of Honda that the diesel engine is dying and that a new 'plug in' hybrid version of th... - Read more
September 15, 2016
What is in the motoring news on 15th September 2016? The RAC are saying that a culture change is required by UK motorists as 'record' numbers are using their mobile phones whilst driving. The motoring organisation says drivers are guilty of endangering others whilst phoning, texting and using social media - AutoExpress Trustford have released an app that will help drivers remember when their tax is due, their MOT needs to be done, their insurance is due etc. Further information such as service intervals and even tyre pressure requirements even on non-Ford vehicles is provid... - Read more
September 14, 2016
All the latest news and opinions from around the internet. Plus a nice little bonus for those who may be looking for a new car.................. Our first story comes from AutoExpress who are reporting that around a third of all vehicle fires each year are down to arson. The number of fires set deliberately numbers around 18,000 annually, however, this has little effect on your motor insurance premium. It is reported in The Motor Trader magazine that the European car market saw a 9.3% increase in new vehicle sales in August 2016. This followed on from a dip in July, but overall the 2016 ... - Read more
September 13, 2016
All the latest motoring headlines from around the internet for 13th September 2016.............. AutoExpress have released a new article listing the best cars for students. As expected the Ford Fiesta and Renault Clio are present, but there are one or two that might just surprise you. Vauxhall will be evaluating the new Ampera-e for the UK market, but will not be releasing the vehicle for sale in the UK - AM Online Autocar have reported that an electric bus with a 350 mile range has been revealed. Public transport of the future? What new cars are due to be released? Autocar have ... - Read more
September 12, 2016
In the motoring news on 12th September 2016........... New Audi TT RS to challenge Porsche Cayman S with sub £52,000 price point - from Autocar The new Audi TT RS will look to challenge Porsche Boxter and Cayman models priced around the £50,000 mark.  The new Audi model will feature the all new 2.5 turbocharged 5 cylinder petrol engine, providing nearly 400 bhp and a claimed 0-62 mph time half a second quicker than the manufacturer claims for the new Porsche 345 bhp Cayman S. The new Alfa Mito is on sale from £12,960 - AM Online The 2016 version of the Ita... - Read more