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UK Car Sales

Mercedes Still Selling!

Bucking the trend in economic gloom Mercedes-Benz have posted record July sales in the UK. Mercedes-Benz UK continued their sales gains during the first six months of the year with a record breaking July. Sales at the automaker rose by 11.3% for the month of July, with a total of 6,568 vehicles registered, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers...
The Mazda 3

The Family Car Compromise

It is the topic of numerous bad rom-coms – a baby arrives, and the couples life is turned upside down overnight. The bloke has to swap his sporty two-seater for a thoroughly unexciting, bulky, and practical ‘family’ car. In most cases these cars look (and, indeed, are) solid and sturdy, and big enough to transport baby, buggy, and all...

Specialised Vehicles

Mercedes’ German slogan for their Vario model is ‘The One for Everything’ and it is marketed as their most variable vehicle surpassing most other models when it comes to design options. But in this increasingly efficiency-driven market, is this the kind of variability that is demanded by the consumer? First, it is necessary to define variability, which now, and especially...
Audi Executive S7

What’s Going on with Audi?

Audi are riding a wave of success at the moment, but how are they maintaining their position? Judging by what they’re doing, it seems that updating their existing range and adding more ‘hot’ versions of their models are the order of the day. Is this strategy going to prove successful? 250 RS3 Sportbacks Confirmed When the RS3 went on sale in...
Trabant

The Trabant and the BMW 507

Few countries are as gifted with engines as Germany. From the luxury vehicles produced by Audi all the way to the massive Axor trucks engineered by Mercedes, they cover a wealth of models and needs. Their cars are both fast and technologically advanced, and more often than not they are also durable. It is hard to think of anything the...
The Ampera-Volt

Ampera Volt – Car of the Year 2012?

The winner of The Car of the Year 2012 has been announced as the Ampera Volt model. Don’t recognise the brand? Well that is because this car has a complicated background, having input from numerous different groups. Among those involved in its production we find Opel, Vauxhall, and Chevrolet, with the former two bringing their knowledge of the Ampera...

Mercedes unveils the new Mercedes SLS AMG GT

Mercedes-Benz have unveiled the new Mercedes SLS AMG GT, a new, improved version of the Mercedes SLS AMG. At first glance, it almost seems unchanged from the old SLS AMG, as the only notable differences in terms of design include a darkened headlight and taillights, and the red brake callipers. More differences can be spotted from the radiator grille...

SsangYong Smashes the 4×4 £20k Barrier

SsangYong Smashes the £20k Barrier for a Stylish 4x4 C-Segment Crossover You’d be forgiven for assuming that a compact 4x4 crossover designed by none other than Giorgetto Giugiaro of Italy’s Ital Design is unlikely to be cheap.  Even a few months ago, it would be remarkable if a car manufacturer launched what they reckoned to be a stylish, quality C-segment...
Chrysler 300c

Introducing The 2012 Chrysler 300C

I must start with a confession, I haven’t actually driven the new Chrysler 300C but do not let that put you off this review, because I have done, some would argue something even better. I have been Chauffeur driven in the new Chrysler 300C and driven by a slightly led footed and mafia-esk Italian none the less. The new car...

New Smart Brabus Fortwo

German tuning house BRABUS and all-time favourite micro electric car smart fortwo EV joined forces. The smart BRABUS fortwo electric drive promises better performance and bolder looks from the standard fortwo EV. The tuned smart car proves that being environmentally friendly doesn’t come at the expense of driving fun or good looks. All in black with green highlights, the smart...