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Jimmy Choo Christmas for Rolls-Royce in London

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars and Jimmy Choo shoes in London

Rolls-Royce’s flagship showroom in the heart of Mayfair – Rolls-Royce Motor Cars London – has teamed up with fashion powerhouse Jimmy Choo for Christmas 2017. A stunning window display at the showroom, adding a unique touch of glitz and glamour to Berkeley Square, perfectly demonstrates the union between the two …

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New Lamborghini Urus – the first ‘SSUV’

Lamborghini Urus

The long-awaited Lamborghini Urus has been launched to compete in the flourishing luxury 4×4 market. Dubbed the first Super Sport Utility Vehicle, the Italian supercar maker expects the first customers to take delivery of the new SSUV in spring 2018, priced from £131,500 (exc taxes). Packing a 641bhp 4.0-litre V8 …

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Attenborough named perfect celeb road trip partner

Blue Planet 2 presenter Sir David Attenborough - BBC

TV legend Sir David Attenborough is the celebrity most Brits would like to take on a road trip. Nearly one in 10 people questioned chose the 91-year-old presenter of the BBC’s Blue Planet II, just ahead of Geordie cheeky chappies Ant and Dec. The UK’s largest independent tech retailer, Ebuyer, …

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Top five reasons why Brits buy new cars

Mini forecourt

One in five people now change their car because they’re bored with their current vehicle, claims new research. The survey also revealed that finances are a big factor when it comes to deciding on a new car, with 43% switching as a result of sky high repair bills. Car leasing …

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Extreme Jaguar breaks Nurburgring record

Jaguar SVO XE SV Project 8 Nurburgring record lap

The awesome Jaguar XE SV Project 8 has smashed the saloon car lap record on the Nurburgring Nordschleife. Its 7min 21.2sec lap time was 11 seconds faster than the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio – the ‘fastest four-door’ until now. However, as Jaguar admits, it was “the fastest ever time by …

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Testing times ahead for new drivers

Driving test

New research suggests that half of all young motorists use a mobile phone for navigation, rather than an in-car sat nav. This finding from a study of 2,000 motorists for Continental Tyres calls into question a key change to the new driving test. The new test, which comes into force …

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Used Car of the Year – all the winners

Seat Leon

Seat’s popular Leon hatchback has topped the What Car? Used Car of the Year Awards, fending off stiff competition from 14 other category winners to be named the best used car on UK forecourts today. Introduced in 2013, the latest version of the Leon was praised for its unbeatable combination …

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High number of new drivers in car accidents

Young driver

One in five drivers are involved in a car accident during their first year of motoring, according to a new survey. The research, conducted by GAP insurance brokers ALA, found out how many accidents and offences are caused by drivers in their first 12 months on the road. Between April …

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Winter driving pet peeves revealed

Frosty windscreen - picture courtesy of David Cole

De-icing car windscreens first thing in the morning, poor visibility and people driving too fast in harsh conditions are the biggest annoyances for motorists in the winter. New research conducted by car leasing specialist, Leasing Options, also found that nearly a third (29%) of motorists said that driving in the …

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London museum showcases Ferrari spectacular

Ferrari exhibition at London's Design Museum

A must-see exhibition has opened at the Design Museum in London to mark the 70th anniversary of Ferrari. Some £140 million worth of cars from the Prancing Horse feature in “Ferrari: Under the Skin” including a racing car driven by F1 legend Stirling Moss. Rare exhibits from private collections include original …

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