MARCH 2021 NEW CAR REGISTRATIONS ARE UP. New car news.
The latest figures from the SMMT show a 11% increase in new car registration for March 2021 compared with March 2020. Year-to-date new car registrations in the UK are down -12% against the same period last year.
The past year has been the toughest in modern history and the automotive sector has, like many others, been hit hard. However, with showrooms opening in less than a week, there is optimism that consumer confidence – and hence the market – will return. We know we will see record breaking growth next month given April 2020 was a washout, but a strong and sustainable market is possible if customers are attracted to the choice and competitive offer the industry is able to provide within the safest of showroom environments. New plug-in models are already helping drive a recovery but to convince more retail consumers to make the switch, they must be assured these new technologies will be convenient for their driving needs and that means, above all, that the charging infrastructure is there where they need it, and when they need it.
Said Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive.
All figures from The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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The latest figures from the SMMT show a 11% increase in new car registration for March 2021 compared with March 2020. Year-to-date new car registrations in the UK are down -12% against the same period last year. The past year has been the toughest in modern history and the automotive sector has, like many others, […]
Everyman Classic, Classic Car Auctions (CCA) sold this 1983 1.8 litre Opel Manta GT.It has only covered 13,980 miles in its life time with the same owner from new.It sold for £14,430, which I think is a rather good deal. FOLLOW ME ON: Facebook – webloganycar.co.uk YouTube – youtube.com/c/WeBlogAnyCar Instagram – webloganycar Twitter @webloganycar
The Market, the online car auction site, has this rather lovely Mk 2 VW Golf GTI 8 valve 3 door for sale. This GoIf GTI has covered just over 93300 miles and is in one of the two classic exterior colours (in my opinion) which VW produced in that era. The colours I refer to […]
In 2015 McLaren introduced its Sports Series with the 570S Coupe. Other models followed from the 540C, 570GT, 570S Spider, 600LT Coupé, 600LT Spider and 620R. More than 8,500 Sports Series cars were sold around the world. The McLaren 620R’s were the final models to leave the McLaren Production Centre in Woking UK. We Blog […]
Bentley has released details of its new Continental GT Speed. The new Continental GT Speed features all-wheel steering and an electronic rear differential. Its 6.0 litre W12 TSI engine has been revised to produce 650 bhp and 900 Nm of torque. “The new Continental GT Speed represents the very pinnacle of performance grand touring. This […]