The Volvo V40, when fitted with Volvo’s Driver Support Pack, is the safest used car buy in the UK, winning the inaugural ‘Co-op Safe Used Car 2016’ award. If car buyers were asked what they thought the safest car on the road was, most would probably choose a Volvo. And that includes Co-op Insurance who […]
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The new 2016 Mercedes E-Class Estate goes on sale in the UK, but Mercedes has only revealed prices and specs for the E220d – from £37,935. Last month, the 2016 Mercedes E-Class Estate was revealed as a more stylish E-Class Estate with a back end that looks like an up-sized C-Class Estate – and better-looking […]
Lewis Hamilton has won the 2016 Hungarian Grand Prix from Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg, but Button’s McLaren failed to finish. Starting from second place on the grid, Lewis Hamilton took the first corner from Nico Rosberg, and the lead, and proceeded to control the race through to the end for his fifth win in Hungary. […]
It’s reported that Jaguar Land Rover are to replace the ageing V8 in cars like the Jaguar F-Type and Range Rover with a new V8 from BMW. The V8 engine Jaguar and Land Rover use in their high performance versions – the AJ-V8 – has been around in one form or another since the 1980s, […]
Nico Rosberg grabbed pole position from Lewis Hamilton in the 2016 Hungarian Grand Prix in the dying minutes of Q3. Both McLarens in top 10. Qualifying for the 2016 Hungarian Grand Prix was all about the weather, with the Q1 starting on a soaking wet track and qualifying ending two hours later in dramatic style. […]
It seems, according to reports from a finance company, that buyers are paying up to £1 million for a Porsche 911 R – that’s more than a 918 Spider. We occasionally run a story about production cars carrying a big premium because buyers with more money than sense don’t want to wait a few months, […]
Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson has revealed in an interview that Volvo will deliver fully autonomous cars to customers by 2021, just five years time. Volvo has been rather vocal about the dangers of fully autonomous systems to drive cars, and criticising car makers – such as Tesla – who fit systems that appear to be fully autonomous […]
The BMW M5 Competition Edition has been revealed as a run of just 200 M5s to bid farewell to the F10 M5. Just 200 available costing from £100,995. It’s almost time to bid farewell to the F10 BMW 5 Series (a new model is due in 2017), so say hello to BMW’s fond farewell to […]
The BMW 740e and 740Le xDrive plug-in iPerformance hybrids arrive on sale in the UK, with official economy of up to 134mpg and prices from £68,330. BMW effectively launched a new sub-brand with the arrival of the 740e iPerformance plug-in hybrid at the Geneva Motor Show in the spring, and it now goes on sale […]
The facelifted 2016 Volkswagen Up! goes on sale in the UK with cosmetic tweaks, equipment updates and 89bhp 1.0 litre TSI. Prices from £8,995. A facelift for the Volkswagen Up! City car was revealed back in February, with the refreshed VW getting its public debut at the Geneva Motor Show the following month. And now the 2016 […]