New SEAT Leon ST Cupra 300 Carbon Edition 2018 review

If you’re after a fast estate car the SEAT Leon ST Cupra is a top choice, but fewer than 50 of this limited run are UK-boundVerdict4Even in its advancing years, the SEAT Leon ST Cupra remains a fine choice for those after a fast estate car. We’d argue whether this Carbon Edition model is worth the extra cash, but many will favour it on exclusivity alone. Fewer than 50 will come to the UK, so if you want one you’ll need to act fast.

It’s not uncommon for car makers to launch revenue Continue reading “New SEAT Leon ST Cupra 300 Carbon Edition 2018 review”

Volkswagen I.D. Neo name hinted for first electric I.D. hatchback in 2019

Volkswagen's first all-electric I.D. car could be called I.D. Neo when it arrives next year

Volkswagen I.D. Neo looks likely to be the name VW will use on its upcoming I.D. hatchback, which will be the first vehicle to arrive under the I.D. all-electric sub brand in 2019.

Speaking in Berlin at a conference titled The Digital Transformation of Volkswagen, VW head of strategy Michael Jost mentioned the name in an official capacity for the first time, naming the I.D. Neo as a member of Continue reading “Volkswagen I.D. Neo name hinted for first electric I.D. hatchback in 2019”

New 2018 Skoda Kodiaq vRS teased ahead of Paris Motor Show debut

Hot Skoda SUV will make its debut at the Paris Motor Show this October with 237bhp under the bonnet

The launch campaign for the new Skoda Kodiaq vRS is well and truly underway, and the Czech brand has now teased its upcoming hot SUV ahead of its world debut at the Paris Motor Show in October.

The new car has set the Nurburgring lap record for a seven-seater SUV – completing the challenging 12.9-mile circuit in 9mins 29.8secs. Driven by professional racing driver Sabine Schmitz, it’s the Continue reading “New 2018 Skoda Kodiaq vRS teased ahead of Paris Motor Show debut”

Up to a fifth of motorists driving in closed smart motorways lanes

Study commissioned by motorway operator Highways England finds up to 20 per cent of motorists driving in closed ‘red X’ lanes

Up to a fifth of motorists are ignoring ‘red X’ signs on smart motorways, driving in closed lanes and risking potential collisions with stranded vehicles. 

A new study commissioned by Highways England – the government-owned company responsible for running the UK’s motorway and major trunk road network – found up to 20 per cent of smart motorway users Continue reading “Up to a fifth of motorists driving in closed smart motorways lanes”

VW pursued self-driving startup Aurora, report says

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Volkswagen is on the hunt for self-driving technology and recently tried to buy Aurora Innovation, an autonomous-driving startup founded by veterans of Tesla Inc. and Alphabet , according to people familiar with the matter.

VW has been scouring Silicon Valley for targets or partnerships that can help it develop self-driving cars and other mobility technology. Volkswagen had talks to buy Aurora, which is already a partner, only to be rebuffed because the Palo Alto, Continue reading “VW pursued self-driving startup Aurora, report says”

Best supercars 2018

The 10 best supercars on sale today offer performance, thrills and outstanding style

Having a supercar on your driveway is a great way to show the world you are doing well for yourself, but owning a truly great supercar also shows petrolheads you have an excellent taste in cars. Affordable and cheap these cars are not, but in return for your hard earned money they offer you exceptional performance, luxurious finish and the power to turn heads wherever you go.

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New Peugeot 508 uncovered: the complete guide

Everything you need to know about the new Peugeot 508, including interviews, design, develop and tech secrets

The family car has changed beyond recognition in the past decade, squeezed by German premium models and SUVs. So it seems a strange time to launch a new one – but Peugeot is doing just that with its latest 508.

But what makes this new model different? To find out we’ve been behind the scenes, joining engineers testing the 508’s durability and rating 2019’s SW estate against Continue reading “New Peugeot 508 uncovered: the complete guide”

Selling A Used Cars and How to Get Rid of It

You’ve got a car that’s been good to you for the past decade, but sadly, it’s on its last leg. It breaks down every few weeks and it seems like you’re in the repair shop more than you’re on the road. You’ve come to the decision that you want to try and get rid of your junk car and you’d like to make a bit of cash in the process. So, you try your hand at advertising your vehicle online to sell it to the highest private buyer. The only problem is, it’s been weeks and you haven’t Continue reading “Selling A Used Cars and How to Get Rid of It”

Obtaining Your First Car Loan

Buying a car is almost a given once you reach a certain age. Though there are several means of transportation, the convenience of being able to hop in your own ride and take off whenever you’d like takes the cake. As purchasing a new car can be expensive, most first-time car buyers rely on auto loans to help them drive off the lot. If you’re interested in doing the same, there is a certain level of savvy you’ll want to have to ensure you’re making informed and wise decisions about such Continue reading “Obtaining Your First Car Loan”