There was a time not that long ago that Vauxhall’s lineup was seen as stodgy, well meaning and just a little bit dull (alright, alot.) Cars like the Vectra and the Astra were the mainstay of the fleet managers who were in charge of choosing value over excitement and generally sticking two fingers up at… Read More Vauxhall Mokka: Milk and two sugars or as it comes?
Vauxhall have finally responded to the threat posed by the facelifted Ford Focus with the news that the new Astra is now on sale, with the first cars arriving in Vauxhall showrooms this October. Vauxhall are justifiably proud of the impact of the Astra on the British public reminding us that almost three million have… Read More News: ALL-NEW ASTRA IN VAUXHALL SHOWROOMS FROM OCTOBER
Exciting news on the future of the new Ford Focus RS was shared with the automotive press and public in Frankfurt, Germany, 16 September, 2015 – where it was announced that the all-new Focus RS will sprint from 0-62mph in 4.7 seconds, making the high-performance hatchback the fastest accelerating RS model ever. The Focus RS will… Read More News: FORD REVEALS ALL-NEW FOCUS RS SPRINTS TO 62MPH IN 4.7 SECONDS AND HITS 165MPH
SangYong proudly shared the following achievement with @MotorMartin1 and the rest of the motoring press with the release of the following news last Thursday where they stated that the newly launched SsangYong Tivoli compact SUV has been nominated for World Car of the Year (WCOTY) 2016, the first ever nomination for SangYong. SsangYong go on… Read More News: SSANGYONG TIVOLI NOMINATED FOR WORLD CAR OF THE YEAR
Before the advent of the car travelling around the country was difficult, not impossible, but time consuming and dangerous. Early cart sharing schemes were a disaster, backseat drivers would offer hints and tips to the horses who would generally do what they wanted anyway. Maps were rare and if you could read one, warned of… Read More MK1.5 Ford Focus Zetec: The long and winding road.
One, two, three, four, five, six, seven…… This could go on for hours, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve etc. Every journey in a Mk 1 or 1.5 Ford Focus, (check out Mk1.5 Ford Focus Zetec: An introduction. For part 1.) reinforces the fact that between 1998 and 2004 Ford sold rather a lot of MK1 Focus’… Read More MK1.5 Ford Focus Zetec: Chipping Ongar and back, an odyssey.
On the 16 September 1998, The Union Jack dress worn by the Spice Girl Geri Halliwell, sold at Sotheby’s for £41,320, an astonishing sum for a piece of contemporary pop memorabilia. Whilst this momentous event had stolen the world’s attention a smaller, yet no less significant event had occurred. There has been much love for the Original Ford… Read More Mk1.5 Ford Focus Zetec: An introduction.