Archive for the ‘Motoring’ category

The Sweeney sends Rockingham back to 1975

One lucky fan of classic cop shows has won a dream drive behind the wheel of a 1975 Ford Consul used in iconic TV series The Sweeney. To mark the Blu-ray debut of the Complete First Series of The Sweeney, home entertainment label Network in cooperation with Rockingham gave the lucky fan a once in […]

ŠKODA announces exceptional value for money autumn offers

ŠKODA’s famed outstanding value for money cars have just become even better thanks to a range of seasonal special offers. Buyers will be delighted to hear that SKODA’s popular ‘Pay no VAT’ campaign has been extended until the end of the year. It applies to every Fabia, Roomster, Superb Hatch and petrol-powered Superb Estates, as […]

Full Reveal of Cascada Launches vauxhall Into New Sector

Vauxhall have released full pictures of its Cascada full-size convertible that will launch the company into a fourth new sector this year, following on from its Ampera, Mokka and ADAM models. The Cascada is a full four-seat, fabric-roof convertible which at nearly 4.7 metres in length is longer than an Audi A5 Convertible and positions […]

Nissan Van Range Wins Manufacturer Security Award

Nissan’s van range has been awarded two accolades at the recent British Insurance Vehicle Security Awards (BIVSA) 2012. The highlight was the van manufacturer award which saw Nissan’s extensive six vehicle range (NV200, Primastar, NV400, Cabstar, Navara and Pathfinder Van) beat stiff competition from the rest of the light commercial industry. The award recognises the […]

Usain Bolt “Goes for Gold” with Nissan

Usain Bolt is extending his partnership with Nissan – and the world’s fastest man has already helped produce a special one-off gold GT-R for charity. The unique GT-R, which is embossed with Bolt’s signature and features interior fittings finished in real gold, will be auctioned on eBay later this month to benefit the Usain Bolt […]

Continental Named Tyre Manufacturer of the Year

Continental was awarded the highest accolade by members of the tyre industry last night after being named Tyre Manufacturer of the Year 2012 by the NTDA (National Tyre Distributors Association) at the Tyre and Fast Fit (TAFF) Awards. Whether it’s offering unique support provided to customers or developing innovative products, Continental invests heavily across its […]

Audi Security is Lauded Yet Again in Thatcham

Six Audi models have today been the recipients of coveted category trophies in the British Insurance Vehicle Security Awards, held at the Motor Insurance Repair Research Centre in Thatcham, Berkshire. As usual the judges used the New Vehicle Security Assessment (NVSA) process to assign NVSR star ratings to vehicles based on ‘theft of’ and ‘theft […]

Jaguar C-X16 named Top Design Concept car

The Jaguar C-X16 concept car, the show-stopping inspiration for the recently revealed F-TYPE, has won Design Concept Car of the Year at the 2012 Scottish Car of the Year Awards. Unveiled at the Frankfurt show in September 2011, the C-X16 two-seater concept has paved the way for the production F-TYPE model, a two-seater, convertible sports […]

New “MyMazda App” delivers vehicle information by smartphone

To help drivers keep a check of their vehicle’s maintenance, review its service history and even request roadside assistance, Mazda has launched its new MyMazda App. Mazda owners are some of the very first drivers to have all the information about their vehicle and its service history available on their smartphone anywhere, at any time. […]

Land Rover proves its strength in UK storms

The tough, go-anywhere capabilities of Land Rover vehicles are proving invaluable as people across Britain suffer the consequences of torrential rain and flooding. With continued flood warnings across the country this week, Land Rover’s award-winning range of go anywhere vehicles provide peace of mind and have been keeping Britain on the move. For everyday motorists, […]