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Meet the new Skoda Fabia

Skoda Fabia

We’ve been testing the all new Skoda Fabia at the UK launch of the car. Already the winner of the prestigious overall What Car? Car of the Year 2015 award and the Best Small Car category, it’s now on its way to Skoda showrooms nationwide. The new Fabia features innovative comfort …

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Preston: UK’s classic car capital?

classic car

New research seems to suggest that Preston in the north west is classic car central. The surprise claim is based on analysis of collected data for 45 cities across the UK from the website of classic car insurer Carole Nash Cherished over a 12-month period. Preston sped ahead of every …

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Jaguar honours top test driver

Norman Dewis OBE

Special film celebrates legendary Jaguar test driver Norman Dewis, who’s just been honoured with an OBE, aged 94. Sir Jackie Stewart and Sir Stirling Moss are among his motor racing peers paying tribute in the video. “Norman Dewis is one of the real characters, not just of the British motor …

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Sinclair C5 turns 30

Sinclair C5

National Motor Museum celebrates 30th birthday of Sir Clive Sinclair’s three-wheeled brainchild. The 30th birthday of the Sinclair C5, one of the most unusual vehicles ever to be built in Britain, is being celebrated by the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu in Hampshire. Launched on January 10, 1985, visitors can …

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Fancy going glamping in 2015?

Horizon MCV Mercedes-Benz Vito

British campervan company Horizon MCV is hoping to grab a slice of the growing glamping market with its latest launch. Glamping, or glamorous camping, is the new way to enjoy the great outdoors without having to rough it. Hull-based Horizon MCV wants to revolutionise the campervan scene with its Mercedes-Benz …

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Infiniti – one to watch in 2015

Find out why 2015 is set to be the breakthrough year for Infiniti in the UK… 2015 is shaping up to be an important year for Infiniti, Nissan’s luxury arm. UK sales of Infiniti’s cars are still relatively small and dwarfed by the brand’s two biggest markets – America and …

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Driving home for Christmas?

Volkswagen Golf R

Make sure your car is roadworthy before setting off on your journey – and stays safe when you arrive. As millions of people take to the roads in the great Christmas getaway, we have tips to help everything go smoothly. Autoserv Car & Bike in Weston-super-Mare is offering this free …

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Nissan LEAF ‘forever’

100% electric Nissan Leaf

Most Nissan LEAF owners say they will never buy a conventionally-powered car again, according to new research. Nissan has been surveying owners of its LEAF electric car and found that more than nine in 10 owners (93%) use it as their main family car, while 64% say it’s better to …

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Michael Owen’s new motor

Football legend Michael Owen with his new Range Rover Sport

Ex Liverpool and England football legend Michael Owen has taken delivery of new Range Rover Sport at North Yorkshire luxury and sports car dealership Alexanders Prestige. “I’ve always been into cars,” says Michael. “I’ve owned quite a variety over the years, my first being a Rover Coupé, before progressing onto …

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Sir Stirling Moss – quick Q&A

Sir Stirling Moss

Motor racing legend Sir Stirling Moss talks Jaguar and Formula One – and explains why he drives a Renault Twizy…. Last week I caught t up with 85-year-old Sir Stirling at the launch of the Jaguar Heritage Driving Experience, where guests can drive or ride in an exclusive selection of …

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