Toyota to invest £240 million into UK plants 0

In what comes as welcome news amongst the post-Brexit uncertainty, Japanese car giants, Toyota, have announced they are set to invest £240 million upgrading their UK car plant. The plans show a commitment by the manufacturer to remaining in Britain once the country has departed from the EU. The investment is met by an injection(…)

The worst ever Ferraris 0

Ferrari: a brand that will always be associated with class, style, speed and glamour. To drive a Ferrari is often seen as the embodiment of having ‘made it’. After all, if you can afford to own a Ferrari, you must have money to burn, right? Not necessarily, today we continue our list of Ferrari’s less(…)

Toyota 1972 Crown gets new leash of life 0

It’s safe to assume that most people in the UK won’t be familiar with the Toyota Crown 2600 De Luxe. So, allow us to introduce you to the longest running model in the Toyota family. This particular 1972 Toyota Crown 2600 De Luxe is an extremely rare sight on British roads, showrooms or museums. Japan(…)

New F1 engine exceeding expectations says Renault 0

Ahead of the new F1 season, Renault has announced that during testing, the new engine is performing far better than expected. The French team are debuting a brand new concept for the 2017 season, as they bid to close the gap on championship thoroughbreds Mercedes and Ferrari. Despite a few reliability problems during the testing(…)

Nissan releases limited edition Leaf Black Edition 0

Nissan has released a short run Black Edition version of its Nissan Leaf, priced from £26,890 – that includes the £4,500 government plug-in vehicle grant. Modelled on the Acenta grade, the Black Edition features new styling. Exterior features include 16 inch black alloy wheels, LED headlamps, black door mirror caps and black rear rood spoiler.(…)

Peugeot 3008 wins European Car of the Year 0

The already much lauded Peugeot 3008 has added perhaps the most prestigious award yet to its already cluttered trophy cabinet, scooping 2017 European Car of the Year. 2017 has started as a good year for Peugeot, whose parent company PSA have just announced the acquisition of the General Motors subsidiary Vauxhall/Opel. The award was bestowed(…)

Renault Trezor wins Concept Car Design award 0

The Renault Trezor has won Best Concept Car of the Year at the Car Design News awards, triumphing over rivals such as Jaguar and Mercedes. The Trezor was first revealed by the French carmaker in September last year at the Paris Motor Show, where its sleek and futuristic appearance wowed the public and press alike.(…)

Revisiting the Peugeot 205GTI – The best hot hatchback of the 1980s 0

Many enthusiasts consider the 205GTI to be the best hot hatchback of the 1980s.  Although the VW Golf GTI is more complete in its overall abilities and had a build quality that very few cars of the time could compete with. VW were the ones truly responsible for the GTI craze that began in 1976,(…)

GENEVA MOTOR SHOW 2017 – NISSAN previews new Qashqai 0

One of the highlights of the recent Geneva Motor Show was the reveal of Nissan’s plans for the new Qashqai. The new edition was sporting a redesigned, sharpened face plus an angular grille and a headlight setup that has echoes of the new Micra. Prices for the new generation are expected to begin around £19,000.(…)

The UK’s new motoring laws you need to know about 0

This month saw the introduction of a series of new motoring laws by the government, laws that will impact upon the driving of the majority of motorists. With minimum penalties of six points plus fines of £200 (double the previous amounts), it’s worth being completely up to date about what the new rules entail. We’ve(…)