The Mercedes S Class has long been the first place that new technology finds its way in to mainstream cars. Mercedes were the first to fit things like airbags and traction control to a road car, and they have no intention of passing the innovation mantle on to anyone else after 50 years of S […]
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Although the figures for the UK Scrappage Scheme didn’t shine in May, it’s reckoned that they will have a big impact on June sales. Some budget car makers like Hyundai are claiming the Scrappage Scheme to be a big success for them. Of course, the Scrappage allowance is proportionately bigger the cheaper the car, although […]
Ford KA – Photo Gallery The Ford KA is a stylish, practical and economical city car, embodying all the charm of the original but in a completely updated package. We think it is a great looking super mini; fun to drive with good handling (if a little sluggish out of town). And apart from that […]
Cars UK [rating:4.0] Ford KA – The Verdict This is a cracking little car. Yes, it’s low headline price does show in the quality of some of it parts, but it’s stylish, economical and well thought out. We live and work in the heart of ‘Ford Exec’ land here, and we’ve seen a fair few […]
Cars UK [rating:4.0] Ford KA – Running Costs As you would expect, both the diesel and the petrol engine are economical. The petrol car has a 55mpg average, whilst the diesel comes in at 67mpg. But in the real world that probably translates to mid and high 40s respectively. But the diesel car comes at […]
Cars UK [rating:4.0] Ford KA – Quality and Comfort Ford has managed over recent years to offer very high quality cars for the money. The Mondeo is a case in point – if it had a BMW badge it would be praised to the rafters. So what about this, the baby Ford? Well, cost restraints […]
Cars UK [rating:4.0] Ford KA – On the Road The old KA was never brilliant to drive, but it wasn’t bad at all. But the new KA really is in a different league, not just to the old KA, but to pretty much every other city car on the market. The ride is much better […]
The Bugatti Veyron L’Edition Centenaire was shown to the world at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este event in May, and the first car to be delivered to a Bugatti Dealers has turned up this week at Jack Barclay (H.R. Owen) in London. Veyron Limited Editions are becoming so prolific that before long it will in truth […]
It’s just 15C, and looking out of the window there are puddles forming as the grey skies deposit endless drops of rain on to the lush greenery. But, hey! It must be Summer, because Mercedes has churned out a limited edition model of their compact SLK folding tin-top – the Mercedes SLK 2LOOK Edition. The […]
Hybrid cars of every shade are now flavour of the day. And, as we’ve said before, this has more to do with the targets imposed by Governments in the West than by any real need to see small, niche car makers contributing to CO2 reductions. After all, the average Ferrari probably does less than 2,000 […]