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6 09, 2021

NEW CAR REGISTRATIONS FALL IN AUGUST 2021. New car news.

By | September 6th, 2021|car news|0 Comments

According to figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), August new car registrations fell -22%. A total of 68,033 units were registered in what is normally a quieter month before the September plate change. Demand for battery electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid cars continue to rise. While August is normally one of [...]

6 09, 2021

VAUXHALL ANNOUNCE ENGINE DETAILS FOR ITS ALL-NEW ASTRA. New car news.

By | September 6th, 2021|car news|0 Comments

Vauxhall’s new Astra will go on sale next month. It will be available to order as a Plug-in Hybrid, petrol or diesel. A fully electric version will be available in 2023. There will be a choice of 2 power outputs for the Plug-in Hybrid versions. Both use a 1.6 litre, four-cylinder, turbocharged petrol engine with [...]

31 08, 2021

2021 SUPERCAR FEST AT SHELSLEY WALSH HILL CLIMB.

By | August 31st, 2021|car news, motorshow blogs|0 Comments

For those of you that follow me on various social media platforms, you would already know that I popped along to the Supercar Fest at Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb. I have to admit it was good to see/smell the petrol/oil and burning rubber on the tarmac from all the supercars going up the hill. The [...]

17 08, 2021

THE BRITISH MOTOR SHOW 2021 OPENING THIS WEEK.

By | August 17th, 2021|car news|0 Comments

The British Motor Show is back and the show opens this Thursday (August 19th to the 22nd). Expect to see live stage action, Car SOS - Live, Five Driving Experiences, classic cars, supercars, new cars and much more! We’re really buzzing now as the show begins its final countdown. Nowhere else can car fans and [...]

16 08, 2021

THE MERCEDES-BENZ SL THROUGH THE YEARS. Car news.

By | August 16th, 2021|car news|0 Comments

In anticipation for the launch of the new Mercedes-Benz SL (R 232) model, here are all the SL's together with model numbers spanning from 1952 - 2015 and how many production cars were built. From front right to left: Mercedes-Benz 300 SL racing sports car from 1952 (W 194)Mercedes-Benz 300 SL prototype racing sports car [...]

11 08, 2021

THE NEW PORSCHE 911 GT2 RS CLUBSPORT 25. New car news.

By | August 11th, 2021|car news|0 Comments

This is the limited edition 911 GT2 RS Clubsport 25. This racing car celebrates the 25thanniversary of Manthey-Racing GmbH. There will only be 30 cars built and it was designed and developed, by Porsche and Manthy, purely for circuit and track days. This machine is based on a 911 GT2 RS Clubsport (991) and is [...]

9 08, 2021

USED CARS ARE STILL MOTORING OFF THE DEALER FORECOURTS. Car news

By | August 9th, 2021|car news|0 Comments

The latest results from the Auto Trader Retail Price Index, show that the average price for a used car in July was £14,781. This marks the 16thconsecutive month of used car price growth. Auto Trader also report that they have recorded increased traffic to their website in July with 67.5 million cross platform visits, this [...]

5 08, 2021

JULY 2021 NEW CAR MARKET SLOWS. New car news.

By | August 5th, 2021|car news|0 Comments

Figures from the The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that last months UK new car market declined by -29.5%. A total of 123,296 new cars were registered. Registrations for plug-in vehicles continued to grow. The automotive sector continues to battle against shortages of semiconductors and staff, which is throttling our ability to [...]