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News: Cars

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera: passenger ride

Thursday  14:21,   12 july 2018
autocar.co.uk

The ‘Superleggera’ badge is reserved for very special Astons. We ask handling guru Matt Becker why the all-new DBS deserves to wear itBits of tank tape dangle off it where engineers have fashioned crude concealments of its final appearance. Compared >>>

Running a car costs drivers £162 a month

Saturday  15:05,   30 june 2018
uk.motor1

And that's before you consider the cost of finance or the purchase price. Running a car costs the average Briton £162 a month, plus the cost of the vehicle, according to new research.A study by vehicle maintenance firm Kwik Fit found that the... >>>

2018 Audi A1 revealed with racy new look and advanced cabin tech

Saturday  14:41,   30 june 2018
autocar.co.uk

Sportier A1 will draw heavily on high-tech safety and convenience kitAudi will take the fight to the hot-selling Mini with the new A1 Sportback, which will be packed with technology, safety kit and the brand’s latest premium features in a bid to... >>>

Revealed: Britain's most dangerous roads

Wednesday  17:52,   20 june 2018
readcars.co

The M6 and the A8(M) – the UK’s longest and shortest motorways – have been exposed as the most dangerous roads in Britain , with more accidents taking place on them than any other roads.New research by leasing specialist UK Carline, used a series of >>>

UK mayors to call for 2030 petrol and diesel car ban

Wednesday  17:52,   20 june 2018
autocar.co.uk

Cross-party city leaders are joining forces to encourage the end of pure-combustion car salesLeaders from cities including Bradford, Bristol, Cardiff, London and Oxford, who represent a combined 20 million residents, will put their case to... >>>

Government rolls out traffic-busting roadwork permits nationwide

Wednesday  17:44,   20 june 2018
uk.motor1

Scheme will be used in tandem with lane rental systems. The government has asked every council in the country to introduce roadwork permit schemes after research showed the system reduced congestion.A study has shown that permit schemes, which see... >>>

Kurt Cobain's 1965 Dodge Dart to be displayed in Ireland!

Tuesday  18:36,   19 june 2018
autoclassics

The only car that Nirvana's Kurt Cobain is known to have owned is coming to Ireland in July The ‘Growing Up Kurt Cobain’ exhibition has been personally curated by the Cobain family, and its opening will be attended by Kurt’s mother Wendy... >>>

Suzuki Swift Sport vs Volkswagen Up GTI: twin test

Tuesday  18:35,   19 june 2018
autocar.co.uk

The previous Suzuki Swift Sport was king of the affordable hot hatches, but the new one is more expensive and faces sti competition from the cheaper Volkswagen Up GTI. We work out where we’d put our moneyRaw power has never been the Suzuki Swift... >>>

Kia Ceed 2018 review

Tuesday  18:35,   19 june 2018
autocar.co.uk

Third-generation Korean hatchback can now compete for class honoursThere’s a new reasonably priced car out. This is it. The new Kia Ceed, not quite as reasonably priced as it was, years ago, in those days we barely remember, when Kia was a budget... >>>

Le Mans podium finishing Ford GT40 could fetch $12m at auction

Tuesday  18:29,   19 june 2018
autoclassics

The Ford GT40 MkII that finished third at Le Mans in 1966 is to be auctioned by RM Sotheby’s and is estimated to sell for up to $12 million.Driven by American duo Ronnie Bucknum and Dick Hutcherson for the Holman-Moody racing team, it crossed the... >>>

Motorway speeding fines add average of £101 to insurance policies

Tuesday  18:29,   19 june 2018
uk.motor1

But if you're caught speeding on minor roads, it's just £36.A study by consumer rights organisation Consumer Intelligence found that having a motorway speeding offence on a driver’s record would add an average of £101 to their insurance... >>>

Car warranty advice: manufacturer warranty cover and extended warranties explained

Tuesday  18:28,   19 june 2018
autoexpress.co.uk

Every new car on sale today comes with one, but what exactly is a new car warranty? As a general description, a warranty is a written guarantee which ensures that a product is fit for purpose. For a car, the warranty will be a document that... >>>

Car warranty advice: manufacturer warranty cover and extended warranties explained

Tuesday  18:28,   19 june 2018
autoexpress.co.uk

Every new car on sale today comes with one, but what exactly is a new car warranty? As a general description, a warranty is a written guarantee which ensures that a product is fit for purpose. For a car, the warranty will be a document that... >>>

How to change an air filter

Tuesday  18:28,   19 june 2018
msn

In order for an engine to function, it requires air. This air needs to be clean to ensure it runs as efficiently as possible. To remove unwanted particles such as dirt, pollen and salt from the air that your engine will suck in to create the... >>>

Alfa Romeo unleashes two Nürburgring-inspired specials

Tuesday  18:28,   19 june 2018
motoringresearch

You’ll even get a scale model of your actual car, too! Do you remember when Alfa Romeo set impressive lap times around the fearsome Nordschleife Nürburgring circuit? We’ll forgive you if you don’t, as it seems a manufacturer notches up a new... >>>