Cars

New UK car registrations were up by 3,177% in April

The past 12 months for new car sales in the UK have been hard, with low sales non essential shops needing to close. April 2020 saw 4,321 cars in the UK but thankfully now a year later, things have increased. Last month, 141,483 new cars were registers, marking an increase of 3,177%. In a report from SMMT, it details what fuel type of cars were sold too, interestingly new diesel […]

Citroën has made a cargo version of the Ami

Citroën has revealed a new commercial version of its latest Ami all electric, well kind of car. Technically the Ami is a quadricycle with two seats. Launched at the tails end of last year, the Ami is designed for young teenagers in France, where the law is a bit different to the UK as 14 year olds can drive this, up to a certain speed limit – without a full […]

Chevrolet Corvette C8 will go on sale this October in the UK, from £81,700

The new Chevrolet Corvette C8 stingray will be going on sale this year as planned. We reported last year that the latest mid-engined Corvette would come to the UK in 2021 and now Chevrolet has revealed prices too. The famous American supercar will come to the UK later this year in October, for the first time in right hand drive too. Priced from £81,700, it’ll come in coupé and convertible […]

Škoda announces brand new Fabia, going on sale next year

This week, Škoda launched the all new Fabia supermini which is now based on the Audi A1 Sportback, Seat Ibiza and Volkswagen Polo platform. The fourth generation car will be launching in the UK next year and cost from around £13,500, which undercuts the Polo by around £2,000. Despite being part of the VW Group for over twenty years, the Skoda has never made the Fabia use the same platform […]

Alfa Romeo takes the Giulietta hatchback off sale

This week, after eleven years Alfa Romeo has taken its Golf sized hatchback off of sale, the Giulietta. Launched back in 2010, the Giulietta was originally supposed to be removed from sale last year, as we reported but this was delayed, probably in some way related to the pandemic. Alfa Romeo has seen declining sales of the Giulietta lately, with 10,817 units across Europe last year, compare that to 26,632 […]

Honda debuts new Civic in the US – Europe launch later this year

Honda has recently introduced the all new Honda Civic for 2021 in the US, with an intent to launch it here in the UK and Europe later this year. The new Honda Civic in the US isn’t available in hatchback form, as it is for the UK market so the photos we have access to, are of the saloon only. However, from the images Honda has revealed, the new car […]

All new Nissan Qashqai on sale now, all are hybrid only

Nissan has put the all new Qashqai on sale this week, after revealing it back in February this year. The new Qashqai is the third generation, with the first one kick starting the crossover move after its introduction in 2007. It sits on all new platform with every model being hybrid only, but no fully electric option. The overall car is larger, 35mm has been added to the length and […]

Hyundai revises the i30 N hot hatch, on sale now

Hyundai has revised its i30 N hot hatch after four years on the market. The updated car has had, most notably some exterior design changes as well as a new gearbox and some other mechanical changes. The new i30 N has the same 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine as before, only offered here in the UK in the ‘Performance Package’ trim level. The updated car has gained 5bhp over the old model, […]

Renault’s future models will be limited to 112mph

Future models from Renault and Dacia will have speed limits in them from factory with a top speed restriction of 112mph, this is a move to hopefully make the vehicles it sells safer. The Renault Group is not only limiting speed, but also adding some other safety tech into its cars, with something calling “Detect”, “Safety Coach” and “Rescue Code”. The speed limiting tech will only apply to The Renault […]

Hyundai expands its N line with the new Kona N SUV

Hyundai is ever expanding its performance line of cars, with the first car – the i30N being launched back in back 2017 which was a major hit as it signalled a major development for the Korean car company. Armed with Albert Biermann, who heads top R&D for the N devision at Hyundai the company has been on a roll. Now the latest car to get the N treatment is the […]