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29 04, 2020

GLOBAL VEHICLE SALES ARE DOWN. New car news.

By | April 29th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

As you readers will already know, the outbreak of COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the automotive industry.  Global vehicle sales totalled 5.55 million units in March which is 39% down from March 2019. This represents the largest year-on-year  monthly fall since 1980 - when JATO Dynamics started collecting this kind of data. Europe [...]

29 04, 2020

NEW BMW 4 SERIES COUPE GETTING CLOSER TO LAUNCH. New car news.

By | April 29th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

This is the heavily camouflaged new BMW 4 Series Coupe. The pictures were taken during final development test drives.   What I do know about the new 4 Series Coupe is that the range topping model at launch will be the M440i xDrive. The M440i xDrive petrol engine will produce 374 hp and feature a 48V [...]

28 04, 2020

HERE IS A CHEAPER WAY OF OWNING AND GETTING YOUR HANDS ON A FORD ESCORT XR3I. BUY A CORGI MODEL CAR.

By | April 28th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

I do use affiliate links. If you purchase an item, via a link on the blog, I will receive a small percentage from the sale. please do not let this put you off from purchasing something through the blog. My aim is to inform and save you money. Corgi model cars have a 1:43 size 1987 [...]

27 04, 2020

PORSCHE 944 TURBO FOR SALE. Car news auction watch.

By | April 27th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

The online car auction website “The Market” has this lovely Porsche 944 Turbo for sale.    This 944 Turbo has covered 151,000 miles.  At the time of writing this blog, bids are at £9,000 with reserve not met.  The online sale ends on 28th April 2020. My personal thoughts on the Porsche 944 Turbo are that it’s [...]

24 04, 2020

NEW FORD MUSTANG COBRA JET 1400. New car news.

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

This is the Ford Performance Mustang Cobra jet 1400 prototype.  It is a all-battery powered drag car that is projected to deliver over 1,400 horsepower with more than 1,100 ft-lbs of torque.  It has been calculated that it should be able to cover the quarter of a mile distance in just 8 seconds at speeds [...]

22 04, 2020

ALL-NEW VAUXHALL MOKKA SET FOR LAUNCH IN EARLY 2021.

By | April 22nd, 2020|car news|0 Comments

This is the all-new Vauxhall Mokka for 2021. The pictures are disguised as it is not out until next year. For the first time ever the all-new Mokka will be available as a fully-electric car in addition to normal combustion engines. The all-new Mokka promises to follow Vauxhall’s new “detoxed” design language. It takes inspiration from [...]

21 04, 2020

FIRST PICTURES OF THE NEW AUDI A3 SALOON. New car news.

By | April 21st, 2020|car news|0 Comments

These are the first pictures of the rather nicely proportioned new Audi A3 Saloon. Interestingly, the new A3 Saloon is now 4cm longer and 1cm taller than the previous model.  From the pictures it looks as if it hides its new size well. I am a big fan of the flared wheel arches. Inside, it [...]