News: Cars

Opinion: why the Mercedes G-Class outlived the Land Rover Defender

Monday  14:47,   13 november 2017
Autocar

The Land Rover Defender is dead. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is not, yet. We discuss why that isThe Defender might hold a fond place in many a heart but it wasn’t a huge profit maker for Land[...]

7 expensive future classics at the NEC Classic Motor Show

Monday  14:45,   13 november 2017
Motoring Research

Ready for a spot of retail therapy? You’ll need deep pockets for some of theseWe’ve had a wander around the dealers’ hall at this year’s NEC Classic Motor Show, and there are some extremely minty (and with it, pricey) examples of future classics[...]

This ‘hideous’ car makes internet users ‘sick in the mouth’

Monday  14:44,   13 november 2017
Motoring Research

A crowdfunding campaign has been set up to raise money to buy and destroy the customised car The unique car, which started off life as a 2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK, is currently up for sale on the internet auction site with an asking price of[...]

This ‘hideous’ car makes internet users ‘sick in the mouth’

Monday  14:44,   13 november 2017
Motoring Research

A crowdfunding campaign has been set up to raise money to buy and destroy the customised car The unique car, which started off life as a 2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK, is currently up for sale on the internet auction site with an asking price of[...]

Just how reliable is the Citroen C3?

Monday  14:41,   13 november 2017
Motoring Research

Looking to buy a new car? The Citroen C3 Puretech 110 Flair isn't without its foibles, but we still like it We’re spending six months with a Citroen C3 Puretech 110 Flair to find out what life with the C3 is like. Picking that lengthly[...]

Audi R8 Spyder V10 Plus 2017 review

Monday  14:40,   13 november 2017
Autocar

Open-air R8 and Audi’s most potent V10 are a dazzling match, despite the supercar's dynamic and ergonomic flawsMembership of the 600bhp club, for one, because a heightened compression ratio for the mid-mounted 5.2-litre V10 has released an extra [...]

Repair leaves Dacia Duster in various shades of grey

Monday  14:38,   13 november 2017
Car Buyer

Phil’s Dacia called back over ‘defect’ but remedial work leaves car needing £3k repairsThe problems started for reader Phil Horn of Waterlooville, Hampshire, when the manufacturer contacted him last May about a paintwork[...]

Used hot hatches: best buys for under £2000

Monday  14:35,   13 november 2017
Autocar

You don’t have to spend 2017 Civic Type R money to enjoy everyday performance and usability. As the latest hot hatchbacks go, the new, £30,995 Honda Civic Type R represents decent value for money. But for the same £2000 that it[...]

Classic cars officially the 2nd best investment for your money

Monday  14:34,   13 november 2017
motor1

The classic car market is providing hope during a time of economic uncertainty.It's not been the best year for classic cars, but despite that, the assets have grown by 192 percent, performing well against other investment asset classes, such as fine [...]

Free insurance offer on new Volkswagen Polo

Monday  14:33,   13 november 2017
Motoring Research

And it’s now part of the firm’s scrappage upgrade scheme The post Free insurance offer on new Volkswagen Polo appeared first on Motoring Research.Those aged 18 to 80 can enjoy a year’s free car insurance cover when they buy a new Polo – and if they[...]

Used car buying guide: BMW Z4

Monday  14:31,   13 november 2017
Autocar

The potent Z4 M, available in both coupé and convertible forms, makes for a good value alternative to a Porsche Boxster or Cayman. We find out moreAs this is written, there are 35 BMW Z4 M Coupés and Roadsters for sale on leading classified[...]

Man’s car stolen an hour after Facebook for sale notice

Monday  14:31,   13 november 2017
motor1

Thief posed as buyer and drove off in Andrei Rus's Ford Focus.A man pretending to be interested in buying the car, which was advertised for £650, and responded to the victim’s post via Facebook’s Messenger[...]

Drivers want motorway pubs banned

Monday  14:24,   13 november 2017
Auto Express

Motorway pubs would seem to provide anything but a welcome break , with drivers saying they’re the one thing they’d most like to see banned from the UK’s 2,000-mile motorway network.Instead, motorists would rather find a big-name supermarket such as [...]

2018 Bentley Continental GT makes UK debut

Monday  14:21,   13 november 2017
Motoring Research

Hot new Bentley makes glitzy reveal at London dealership Customers, journalists and VIPs descended on the Jack Barclay showroom in Mayfair to get their first glimpse of the 2018 Bentley Continental GT on UK soil. Designed and engineered at[...]

Ford Focus RS ‘Drift Stick’ takes handbrake turns to a whole new level

Monday  14:21,   06 november 2017
Motoring Research

It's available in the US for $999 – but Ford hasn't announced any plans to sell it in the UK Developed by the same Ford Performance team behind the Focus RS’s controversial Drift Mode, the Drift Stick exploits the car’s[...]