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27 05, 2020

PORSCHE 944. A TRUE 80’S CLASSIC CAR. Car news.

By | May 27th, 2020|car news, reviews, USED CAR AUCTION WATCH|0 Comments

The Porsche 944 is a car that I have wanted to write about for quite a while. I never really had the time until now - during lockdown! I am going to concentrate on the updated 944 2.5 litre 4 cylinder 8 valve - which in its day produced 163 hp. It was manufactured between 1986 [...]

27 08, 2019

MERCEDES-AMG GT 63 S 4 DOOR COUPE. Short blog review.

By | August 27th, 2019|reviews|0 Comments

If you want a GT car with a sense of theatre that accompanies you everywhere you go and you have over £130,000 - then I recommend that you consider a Mercedes AMG GT63 S.  I would never get tired of hearing its V8 engine soundtrack - which sounds as if it’s from a World War [...]

31 05, 2019

DRIVING ONE OF MY CHILDHOOD HERO CARS. THE AUDI UR QUATTRO. Car news.

By | May 31st, 2019|car news|0 Comments

People say that you shouldn’t meet your childhood heroes.  Last week drove one of my childhood “hero cars”....a 1990 Audi UR Quattro! This car belongs to the Audi UK Heritage fleet. I have to say that my emotions were pretty mixed as I walked up to the car with the keys in my hand. This [...]

9 07, 2020

FIRST ASTON MARTIN DBX DRIVES OFF THE PRODUCTION LINE. New car news.

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

The first "Made in Wales" Aston Martin DBX has rolled off the production line at their new manufacturing facility in St Athan Wales. “It is a real privilege to be here today to witness the completion of the first production Aston Martin DBX. I’m extremely proud of the Aston Martin team who have worked so [...]

9 07, 2020

NEW LAMBORGHINI SIAN ROADSTER. New car news.

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

Lamborghini have chopped the roof off its Sian to produce this new Roadster version. It is powered by a V12 petrol engine that produces 785 hp and a 48 volt e-motor which is incorporated into the gearbox.  The e-motor delivers 34 hp.  The combined power output of the e-motor and the V12 engine is a [...]

9 07, 2020

NEW CUPRA EL-BORN. New car news.

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

This is the all-new CUPRA el-Born fully electric car.  “CUPRA el-Born displays all the genes of the CUPRA brand and we have taken the original concept to the next level creating a new sporty and dynamic design and reengineering the technological content. CUPRA el-Born is the living proof that performance and electrification are a great [...]

8 07, 2020

AUDI Q4 E-TRON CONCEPT CAR. New car news.

By | July 8th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

Audi have released details of its latest compact SUV concept car the Q4 e-tron concept. With the Q4 e-tron concepts we are outlining our plans to cascade e-tron technology into the compact SUV class, and I think these studies clearly show that we will be downsizing without in any way downgrading. Like the two e-trons [...]

6 07, 2020

THE NEW ASTON MARTIN DB5 GOLDFINGER. New car news.

By | July 6th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

Aston Martin Works last week completed “Job 1” the first in a limited run of just 25 DB5 Goldfinger Continuation created in association with Bond filmmaker EON Productions. The DB5 has been fitted with an array of Bond-inspired gadgets. Exterior: Rear smoke screen delivery systemRear simulated oil slick delivery systemRevolving number plates front and rear [...]

6 07, 2020

BETTER NEWS WITH JUNE’S 2020 NEW CAR REGISTRATIONS. New car news.

By | July 6th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

New car registrations fell -34% in June. This is according to new data released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). This is better news as it an improvement from May’s -89% decline.Year to date new car registrations are down -48.5% with 653,502 new cars registered in the first six months of [...]

3 07, 2020

NEW BMW M3 SALOON AND M4 COUPE COMING SOON. New car news.

By | July 3rd, 2020|car news|0 Comments

This is the rather “heavily camouflaged” new BMW M3 Saloon and M4 Coupe. Both cars will feature a newly developed straight 6-cylinder twin-turbo charged engine and will be offered in the following two performance levels: • 480hp with a 6-speed manual gearbox  or  • Competition model with 510hp and a 8-speed M Steptronic transmission. For customers [...]

30 06, 2020

15 YEARS OF THE BUGATTI VEYRON. Car news

By | June 30th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

It has been 15 years since production first started on the record breaking hyper sports car the Bugatti Veyron 16.4. The Veyron is capable of travelling from 0 to 62 mph in 2.5 seconds with a top speed of 249 mph. 300 Veyron 16.4 Coupes and 150 roadsters were produced, over a 10 year period, [...]

25 06, 2020

THE FIAT PANDA TURNS 40 YEARS OLD. New car news.

By | June 25th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

It made me smile when I found out that the little Fiat Panda is now 40 years old. The original Panda was styled by one of the best car designers in the world - Giugiaro. Since it’s launch in the U.K,  the Panda has sold over 284,000 units.  Back in the early 2000’s, at work, I [...]

24 06, 2020

2021 NEW VAUXHALL MOKKA. New car news.

By | June 24th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

This is the new Mokka!  From the pictures, it looks like it is carrying on Vauxhall’s new design philosophy....which up to now was only shown as design concepts.  From launch, it will be available as a fully electric car as well as petrol and diesel. The e-power fully electric version produces 100/kw/136 hp and 260 [...]