February 28, 2015

Bugatti Veyron Super Sport speed record cancelled by Guinness

Photo of Veyron World Record Certificate

The title of the world’s fastest car held by the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport has been removed from the Guinness World Records. The title of the World’s fastest production car is a gong VW has invested billions of Euros in with the Bugatti Veyron, even producing the Veyron Super Sport with 1200 horses to make […]

Italy’s Supercar sales down 80% as Italy heads for 50 year car sales low

Photo of Ferrari F12

Sales of Supercars in Italy have dropped 80% in the last 5 years and car sales look set to drop to the lowest point since 1966. We all know the Eurozone is finally paying the price for stitching together powerhouse economies and basket case ones with the same blunt fiscal tools to control their economies. […]

Lord Charles March takes the 2013 Aston Martin Vanquish up the Goodwood Hillcimb (video)

Photo Lord March driving new Aston Martin Vanquish

Lord Charles March – he of the Goodwood Festival of Speed – takes the 2013 Aston Martin Vanquish up the Goodwood hillclimb. Just like every other petrolhead on the planet, we’re big fans of the Goodwood Festival of Speed, where one of the highlights is a seemingly endless parade of cars flying up the hillclimb […]

New compact Lexus SUV based on Toyota RAV4 on the way

Photo of Lexus RX Facelift

Lexus are planning a compact SUV to slot in below the RX, and based on the Toyota RAV4, to compete in the compact SUV market. As the car market changes and car buyers move from saloon cars to SUVs, the smaller SUV and Crossover market is becoming a ‘must do’ for car makers. Which explains […]

Nissan Juke n-tec arrives in the UK: Price from £16,295

Photo of Nissan Juke n-tec

Nissan has revealed a new model in the Juke range – the Juke n-tec – with cosmetic tweaks and extra equipment  Cost from £16,295. Nissan must be thanking their lucky stars that they decided to go the crossover route with the Qashqai – consigning cars like the Almera and Primera to the dustbin of ‘old hat’ in the […]

Jaguar Land Rover has best sales EVER in March

Photo of 2013 Land Rover Freelander and Jaguar XF Sportbrake

Jaguar Land Rover has reported its best sales figures ever in March 2013, with Land Rover sales up by 12 per cent and Jaguar by 20.6 per cent. We’ve got used to Jaguar Land Rover producing ever growing sales figures in the last year or two as their range of cars become ever more desirable. […]

CAP call on Renault to include battery in Zoe price – when it would cost £25k

Photo of Renault Zoe EV

CAP has called on Renault to include the battery cost in the list price of the Renault Zoe EV, otherwise it won’t be able to set residual values. We reported recently on the price of the Renault Zoe EV – which starts at £18k – and were surprised to find that Renault weren’t including battery costs in […]

UK New car sales hit 394,806 in March 2013

Photo of 2013 Ford Fiesta

The latest figures from the SMMT show that new car registrations in the UK in March 2013 hit 394,806, up 5.9 per cent over March 2012. The seemingly inexorable rise in new car registrations in the UK is continuing, with the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reporting sales in March 2013 up 5.9 per cent on March 2012, with […]

Dacia Logan Estate: Price from £6,995

Photo of Dacia Logan MCV

The Dacia Logan MCV (Estate) becomes the UK’s cheapest estate car with prices from £6,995 – for the Logan MCV 1.2 Access trim – rising to £10,795. Renault are making hay with their budget range of Dacia cars, with the Duster already the UK’s cheapest SUV, and now we have prices for the new Dacia […]

BMW Concept X4: Official

BMW X4 Concept Official Photo

The BMW X4 – in concept form – has now been officially revealed ahead of its debut at the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show. The BMW X4 – the coupe version of the X3  – has been on the way for some time, after BMW discovered the X6 sold far more than anyone – BMW included […]

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