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Cute animal pics to cheer you up as winter looms 0

Okay, we hold our hands up, no way to sugarcoat it. This blog is about cute animals… Yes, I know we’re a car servicing provider. But even we, at Servicing Stop HQ get a bit gooey where cute animals are concerned. And as Autumn starts to bite and things get dark, cold and dingy. We(…)

A look back at the Ferrari 456 (1992 – 2003) 0

Launched in 1992, the Ferrari 456 was billed as the ‘mature’ Ferrari for adults. Set up as a traditional 2+2 with the engine in the front and the drive going to the rear wheels. As a result, this gave any grown-ups sitting in the back plenty of room to stretch out, still giving a fair(…)

A look back at the Ferrari Dino 206 and 246 (1969 – 1974) 0

Many things distinguish the Ferrari Dino: its unique styling, the quite beautiful handling, the gorgeous thrum of the V6 revving – take your pick. Amongst the more unique aspects of the Dino however, is the fact it doesn’t wear a Ferrari badge at all. Named after Enzo’s late son, the Dino was marketed as just(…)

Classic car restoration could become thing of the past as values plummet 0

The number of classic cars on our roads could be about to drop significantly. A recent report reveals that values have plummeted for the first time in ten years. In September, Coutts reported a 10.4% fall in the cost of vintage cars over the last 12 months. Figures show that since 2005 – when compared(…)

Hamilton unsure if Mercedes can fix weaknesses before 2018 0

Lewis Hamilton has expressed doubts as to whether his Mercedes team can address its current weaknesses ahead of the 2018 season. The British driver won the recent Singapore GP but ultimately, the car has struggled with high-downforce, slower F1 circuits such as Marina Bay (Singapore). Mercedes main competitor, Ferrari, scored one-two finishes in the previous(…)

A look back at the Ferrari Berlinetta Boxer (1973 – 1984) 0

When it was first launched back in 1973, the Ferrari Berlinetta Boxer (or BB as it became known) was the one true rival to the Lamborghini Countach for the title of fastest supercar. And like it’s fellow Italian, it wasn’t entirely perfect. Powered by a aa-new flat-12 engine that shared its capacity with the outgoing(…)

Renault admits to mistakes with 2017 F1 engine 0

Renault has admitted it made mistakes with the 2017 F1 engine, saying it tried to do too much, too quickly and has subsequently suffered reliability issues as a result. After deciding the F1 power unit had peaked in terms of development, Renault decided to begin a ‘concept revamp’ on the engine, with the goal of(…)

A look back at the Ferrari 500 Superfast (1964 – 1966) 0

The 1964 Geneva Motor Show was the venue for the unveiling of the Ferrari 500 Superfast; the new model was met with universal acclaim from all and sundry. Initially created as a replacement for the 400 Superamerica, the 500 was powered by a tidy 4962 cc engine, which was a hybrid developed from the Colombo(…)

Hamilton unlikely to race for another F1 team 0

Lewis Hamilton has admitted the chances of him racing for another Formula 1 team during his career are slim, given the success he has enjoyed since signing with Mercedes. The British driver has a contract with the Germans until 2018, but various sources have speculated that the three time champion could move to Ferrari in(…)

Dubai police’s Bugatti Veyron officially world’s fastest police car 0

If you were to spot a Bugatti Veyron speeding through the streets of Dubai, you wouldn’t necessarily expect it to be the one doing the chasing. But the supercar is the latest addition to the city police force’s stable of high performance vehicles, and is capable of hitting speeds of 253mph. The Veyron is in(…)