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7 05, 2021

APRIL 2021 NEW CAR REGISTRATIONS. New car news.

By | May 7th, 2021|car news|0 Comments

New figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that for April 2021 there was an increase of new car registrations. This increase, however, is  compared to the same month last year..... when we were all in a national lockdown!! No surprise there then?  April 2021’s registrations are -14.5% down on the [...]

6 05, 2021

ALFA ROMEO SPIDER 2.0 litre (916). QUICK BUYERS GUIDE.

By | May 6th, 2021|car news, reviews|0 Comments

The Alfa Romeo Spider first arrived in 1996. Styled by Pininfarina, it is one of those cars from the mid-nineties era that still looks good today. It definitely sparks conversations with other motorists....or approving nods at traffic lights. At the heart of every Alfa Romeo is the engine. Power comes from a 2.0 litre twin-cam [...]

29 04, 2021

AUDI’S RETURN TO LE MANS. Car news.

By | April 29th, 2021|car news|0 Comments

Audi are planning their return to Le Mans and other sports prototype racing in 2023. The successor to the successful Audi R18 is currently at concept stage. “The regulations allow us to field fascinating race cars in prestigious races worldwide. In addition, we are making use of synergies inside the Volkswagen Group with our partner [...]

29 04, 2021

VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GTI CLUBSPORT 45. New car news.

By | April 29th, 2021|car news|0 Comments

The new Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 45 anniversary edition is now available to order in the UK. Prices start from £37,230 for the 300 PS, 166 mph Golf. “The Golf GTI Clubsport 45 celebrates 45 years of the Golf GTI in style. It’s the latest in a long line of GTI anniversary special editions, and [...]

29 04, 2021

HYUNDAI IS THE MOST ENQUIRED EV MANUFACTURER IN THE UK. New car news.

By | April 29th, 2021|car news|0 Comments

New figures released by Leasing.com show that for March 2021 Hyundai was the most enquired EV manufacturer in the UK. For 2020 - Tesla has been at the top of the EV enquiry league for most of last year but times seem to be changing with more car companies offering battery electric cars. “Major manufacturers [...]

28 04, 2021

ASTON MARTIN LIMITED EDITION V12 SPEEDSTER. New car news.

By | April 28th, 2021|car news|0 Comments

Aston Martin has revealed more details on its new optional bespoke specification V12 Speedster which pays homage to the most successful racing car made by Aston Martin to date - the DBR1. Only 88 examples of the stunning open top car will be made for sale. The optional bespoke specification features Aston Martin's beautiful Racing [...]

26 04, 2021

THEON DESIGN PORSCHE 911. New car news.

By | April 26th, 2021|car news|0 Comments

This is Theon Design’s latest bespoke commission - a fully restored (and re-engineered) Porsche 911 (964). The HK002 car (pictured in this short new car news blog) is destined for Hong Kong. Power comes from a naturally aspirated 3.8 litre flat-six petrol engine which produces 371bhp and 300 lb ft of torque. Customers have a [...]

21 04, 2021

SPECIAL EDITION FERRARI 812 SUPERFAST COMING SOON. New car news.

By | April 21st, 2021|car news|0 Comments

These are the first official photos of the new special edition Ferrari 812 Superfast.The model name and more technical information will be released on May 5th.This latest evolution of the naturally-aspirated V12 engine produces 818 hp (830 cv) and is Ferrari's most powerful internal combustion engine to date.The whole of the car aerodynamics has been [...]

19 04, 2021

THIS IS BMW’S FIRST EVER ALL-WHEEL DRIVE M3. New car news.

By | April 19th, 2021|car news|0 Comments

It has only been a few weeks since the launch of the all-new M3 and M4 models and the latest news coming out of BMW HQ is that a four-wheel drive version will be coming in the next few months.Prices will start from £77,015 for the M3 Competition M xDrive and £78,315 for the M4 [...]

12 04, 2021

MERCEDES-BENZ SL (R 107) IS 50 YEARS OLD. Car news.

By | April 12th, 2021|car news|0 Comments

In April 1971, the world got to see the Mercedes-Benz 350 SL (R107). This model was the first to use the “R” abbaveration meaning “roadster”. Later in the year, Mercedes-Benz derived the four-seater coupe version from the R 107. This SL coupe model was known as the C 107. Through its production years there were [...]