Whilst white used to be a free colour choice from manufacturers, figures from cap hpi reveal that eight out of the top 10 new car models ordered in 2015 added an extra premium of at least £250 to go a whiter shade of pale.
Already, more than 100 car clubs have registered – in record time – to be part of spectacular infield displays at this summer’s Silverstone Classic (29-31 July), ensuring the massive three-day festival is once again the UK’s biggest celebration of motoring history.
February can be a good month to bag a bargain on a new car, as dealers are keen to get rid of excess stock ahead of the March registration plate changes.
4WD stands, of course, for Four Wheel Drive. There are lots of options to choose from with this type of car, and whether you want a pick-up truck or a Jeep-style vehicle – or just a more “normal” looking car – you will find a 4WD option available.
November was a landmark month for the UK fuel market with both the lowest average pump price for diesel in six years as oil tumbled to $40.40 – the lowest barrel price since February 2009 – and the first widespread sight of petrol being sold for under £1 a litre again.
The spine of your vehicle fleet driving policy should be formed of the essential legal requirements, ranging from health and safety regulations to in-vehicle smoking laws.
Advance discounted tickets are now on sale for the 2016 Donington Historic Festival (Saturday April 30th, Sunday May 1st and Monday May 2nd), perfectly timed for those looking to secure the ideal Christmas gift for a historic motorsport or motoring fan.
As research reveals that nearly one in ten drivers don’t know how to perform basic car maintenance checks, Gocompare.com is warning drivers that poor car care can be an expensive or illegal mistake which could even invalidate your insurance.
The recent Forge Action Day at Castle Combe may not have exactly broken its own mould in terms of show content, but when you factor in the impressive mix of track action, cool cars and big aftermarket manufacturers, you could argue that following the old adage of ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,’ was definitely a wise move for the event’s organising team.
While the price of petrol and diesel is currently around 15p a litre cheaper than a year ago, the RAC is reminding motorists that driving in a fuel efficient way can still prove very beneficial for the pocket.
Difficult weather conditions, driving in the dark and driving alone top the list of the main anxieties for new drivers according to research by car insurance specialist, Admiral MultiCar.
With the release of the new ‘65’ number plate today (1 September), motorists looking to buy a car may be considering whether to upgrade to a new model or opt for a second-hand vehicle.
Now In its fifth year, the Forge Action Day at Castle Combe looks set to deliver in 2015 once again with its unique blend of an ‘all inclusive’ entrance policy, chilled vibe and packed track-time itinerary.
Cooling a 135,000bhp, 1,000mph car poses critical challenges for safety and performance that now, just six months ahead of the first run, the Bloodhound team is looking to solve.
Drivers offering lift-shares are only permitted to ask passengers for a contribution towards fuel and other running costs.
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