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Limited edition to mark Mini’s 60th birthday

MINI 60 Years Edition

MINI has announced a special model to mark the 60th anniversary of the launch of the iconic original Mini. A limited run of 500 ‘MINI 60 Years Edition’ vehicles will be available in the UK from March 2019, priced at £29,990. Built in the UK at MINI Plant Oxford, the …

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Car clubs launch Save Our Zeds campaign

Campaign to save MG ZR, ZS and ZT cars

MG ZR, ZS and ZT cars are fast disappearing from our roads. According to the latest data, some 78% of the sporty MG Rover models have already vanished. The MG Car Club and Zed Register are hoping to reverse this trend with the launch of Save Our Zeds – a …

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Britain’s most popular new cars revealed

Ford Fiesta

The Ford Fiesta has cemented its reputation as the UK’s favourite car, taking the No 1 spot for the 10th consecutive year. However, final year figures for 2018 released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reveal that total registrations were down 6.8% to 2.37 million cars, reflecting 12 …

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Lucky couple win Fiat 500C in Beaulieu raffle

Fiat 500 winners Rosalind and Norman Cottee

When Rosalind Cottee and her husband Norman visited the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu last summer and entered a prize draw to win a brand new Fiat 500C, little did they know they would be driving off in the car six months later. Beaulieu Managing Director Russell Bowman handed the …

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Hyundai unleashes walking concept car

Hyundai unleashes walking concept car

Introducing the car that can climb walls and step over holes thanks to its robotic legs, potentially transforming the way rescue teams operate in disaster zones. More than 10,000 people died in natural catastrophes in 2017, with an estimated 201 million needing international humanitarian assistance. One of the problems is …

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10 of the safest new cars 2019

Jaguar I-Pace

  Meet the 10 contenders vying for the What Car? Safety Award 2019, revealed by road safety organisation Thatcham Research. Matthew Avery, What Car? Safety Award judge and Director of Research at Thatcham Research said the cars on the shortlist for the award, which will be announced on January 22, …

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Toyota champions futuristic wheelchair designs

Phoenix Instinct wheelchair concept

Toyota has unveiled the five finalists of its Mobility Unlimited Challenge who will share a $4 million prize to use technology to reinvent the wheelchair and help people with lower-limb paralysis. The Toyota Mobility Foundation, in partnership with Nesta’s Challenge Prize Centre, made the announcement at the Consumer Electronics Show …

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Take That deliver ‘Suzuki Surprises’ on ITV

Take That surprise

Suzuki has launched a TV campaign featuring Take That’s Gary, Mark and Howard delivering a series of surprises to some of their most devoted fans as part of their 30th anniversary. The three 30-second ads, “Suzuki Surprises”, are part of the the Japanese car brand’s three-year partnership with ITV’s Saturday …

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Schumacher 50th birthday exhibition opens

Ferrari's Michael 50 Schumacher exhibition

The Ferrari Museum has opened a special exhibition called ‘Michael 50’ to celebrate the 50th birthday of Grand Prix legend Michael Schumacher. Located at Ferrari’s headquarters in Maranello, Italy, the exhibition tells the story of Michael Schumacher’s record-breaking F1 career which saw him win seven titles, 91 Grands Prix and …

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Top 10 most searched for cars 2018

Volkswagen Golf

Data for 2018 revealed by Auto Trader has revealed that the Volkswagen Golf has overtaken the BMW 3 Series as the UK’s most searched for car after eight years in the top spot. More than 42 million searches were made for the VW Golf on the “UK’s largest marketplace for …

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