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20 03, 2020

HONDA CIVIC TYPE R LIMITED EDITION ALL SOLD OUT! New car news.

By | March 20th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

Honda have announced that its total UK allocation for the Civic Type R Limited Edition has been sold.  There will only be 100 cars made for the European market with 20 of them heading for the U.K. The Civic Type R Limited Edition is 47kg lighter and promises to have improved driver dynamics over the [...]

18 03, 2020

CORONA VIRUS NOW EFFECTING LARGE VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS. New car news.

By | March 18th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

The corona virus is now effecting Europe’s largest motor manufacturer - Volkswagen. Tomorrow they will be suspending production in their factories for at least 2 weeks.   “The spread of coronavirus in Europe is increasingly having an adverse impact on the demand situation. At the same time, it is becoming increasingly difficult to supply our plants [...]

17 03, 2020

SMMT RESPONSE TO THE CHANCELLOR’S ANNOUNCEMENT COVID-19 MEASURES.

By | March 17th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

“We welcome the additional and significant emergency support for business announced by the Chancellor today. The UK automotive industry is inherently strong and globally competitive but now stands on the precipice and will urgently need extraordinary measures such as these to avoid falling over the edge. We are already seeing plant closures as global demand [...]

16 03, 2020

MK 2 FORD ESCORT RS2000 4 DOOR? Car news.

By | March 16th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

Here is a car that I never actually knew had been produced - A 4 door Mk 2 Ford Escort RS2000! This version of the Escort RS2000 was built and sold in Australia.  This genuine example was at the Silverstone Auctions last months and sold for £20,250.00.  I think whoever has bought this car has [...]

16 03, 2020

A RALLY LEGEND REMEMBER. RUSSELL BROOKES.

By | March 16th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

At the Race Retro show last month, Rallying with Group B paid tribute to Russell Brookes - the rallying legend who sadly passed away on the 29th of October 2019. He was associated with (and a supporter of) Rallying with Group B. I remember as a kid watching Russell Brookes at home on TV. He [...]

12 03, 2020

NEW VAUXHALL COMBO VAN REVIEW.

By | March 12th, 2020|car news, reviews|0 Comments

The new Vauxhall Combo Cargo van short review. This is one of the first Vauxhall vans to be jointly developed under new ownership of the PSA Group.  Some of the side panels may look familiar and this is because it shares some of its DNA with Citroen and Peugeot vans.  This is not a negative [...]

11 03, 2020

THE NEW FIAT 500. New car news.

By | March 11th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

This is the all-new, all-electric Fiat 500.  The new Fiat 500 is their first ever all-electric car.  It will have a range of up to 199 miles (WLTP) and fast charging capability. It will be the first city car in its class to offer level 2 autonomous driving.  Level 2 autonomous driving includes. Front-facing camera monitoring technology [...]

9 03, 2020

THE NEW BENTLEY BACALAR. New car news.

By | March 9th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

This is the new bespoke Bentley Mulliner.  Only 12 individual cars will be made. It is powered by 6.0 litre W12 TSI petrol engine that produces 650 bhp.  Inside the 2 seater grand tourer, Bentley have used ethically-sourced materials which include 5,000 year old Riverwood. The Bacalar is to be produced in the world’s first [...]

9 03, 2020

A 1979 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GTI UP FOR SALE. Car news.

By | March 9th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

The online auction The Market will have on offer a rather rare 1979 Volkswagen Golf GTI.  This 3 owner UK supplied 1.6 litre Golf GTI has travelled less than 17,000 miles.  The online auction will start on the 19th of March and will end on the 25th of March.  It is expected to sell for [...]