ASTON MARTIN LAGONDA OPENS MANUFACTURING PLANT IN ST ATHAN, WALES

First Minister of Wales, Rt Hon Mark Drakeford joined Aston Martin Lagonda President and Group CEO, Dr Andy Palmer to officially open new manufacturing facility Aston Martin St Athan forms the cornerstone of the future of the brand’s ambitions Up to 750 new jobs to be created at the Welsh site Recently-launched SUV, the Aston…

JAPANESE CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2019 – THE WINNERS

For the first time in a decade, Toyota captures Japan Car of the Year award with its RAV4 while BMW’s 3-Series picks up the import car trophy. (Tokyo, Daiba): Celebrating its 40th year, the Japan Car of the Year organization gathered at the Tokyo International Exchange Center in Tokyo Bay to choose the best cars…

MOPAR LAUNCHES HERITAGE PARTS RANGE FOR LANCIA DELTA INTEGRALE

MOPAR, with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Heritage, is launching a heritage parts range dedicated to classic cars First components available focus on Lancia Delta Integrale and Integrale Evoluzione Parts are created through the use of original equipment found at San Benigno plant All parts can be purchased via authorised FCA retailers or the MOPAR e-store MOPAR,…

McLAREN AUTOMOTIVE CONFIRMS DRIVER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME SELECTION FOR 2020 SEASON

McLaren Automotive-run young driver programme will return to the British GT grid for a third consecutive year Katie Milner (UK), Michael Benyahia (USA), Harry Hayek (AUS) and Alain Valente (CH) confirmed for 2020 programme Motorsport.com and iZone provided specialist insight during the two-day assessment   The McLaren Automotive Driver Development Programme enters its third year…

ESSEX DEALERSHIP BUYS KATIE PRICE’S ICONIC RANGE ROVER

  On the 18th November 2019, Saxton 4×4, the UK’s largest 4×4 dealership, purchased a striking pink Range Rover. But not just any Range Rover – this one was recently owned by former glamour model Katie Price. The custom-painted, ‘Barbie Rosa Pink’ Range Rover Autobiography naturally stood out at an auction in Essex and was instantly…

MG’S CONSISTENT GROWTH CONTINUES WITH RECORD-BREAKING NOVEMBER SALES

MG recorded 1,186 sales over the course of the month, a 29% increase compared to last November. MG also achieved a record monthly market share since, securing 0.76% of the new car market. Year-to-date, MG has sold 11,373 cars, 35% more than in the same 11 months last year. MG Motor UK achieved 25th consecutive month…

MERCEDES-BENZ ANNOUNCES NEW SLC FINAL EDITION

  Prices start from £37,120 for the SLC 200 Final Edition Choice of three petrol engines: 200; 300 and AMG 43 Available in either Final Edition or Final Edition Premium model lines On sale now with first deliveries expected in early Spring 2020 The Mercedes-Benz SLC Final Edition is now on sale, with prices starting…

TRIUMPH SPITFIRE AND GT6 – THE ESSENTIAL BUYER’S GUIDE

ABOUT THE BOOK Benefit from the author’s decades of working on and writing about Triumphs, with the real facts you need to decide whether a sports Triumph is going to suit you. The book covers all small sports Triumph models, explains how and where to buy one, how to handle auctions and whether to buy…

PRIZE-WINNING LE MANS TRIUMPH FOR SALE WITH PENDINE

Ex-works 1960 Triumph TRS for sale with specialist dealer, Pendine Historic Cars Famous 1960 and 1961 24 Hours of Le Mans entry, a part of British motoring history One of only four built, with rare ‘Sabrina’ prototype engine developed by Triumph Competition department Pendine Historic Cars is advertising the car with a sale price of…

PRODUCTION OF THE T-ROC CABRIOLET BEGINS IN OSNABRÜCK

Production of Volkswagen’s new T-Roc Cabriolet starts today at the Osnabrück plant. Osnabrück / Wolfsburg – Production of Volkswagen’s new T-Roc Cabriolet starts today at the Osnabrück plant. The plant’s facilities, including the production and logistics operations, were extensively optimised in advance for the Volkswagen brand’s only convertible. At the ceremonial start of production in…

NEW ŠKODA OCTAVIA SCORES FIVE STARS IN EURO NCAP TEST

Fourth-generation ŠKODA Octavia is one of the safest compact models available ŠKODA’s best-seller awarded an Adult Occupant Protection score of 92 per cent 88 per cent score for Child Occupant Protection puts it among the very top performers Top marks for the new Octavia: the fourth-generation of ŠKODA’s global best-seller has achieved a maximum five-star…

VAUXHALL REVEALS NEW INSIGNIA

Flagship large saloon is redesigned with bold, yet attractive styling Next-generation IntelliLux LED headlights are highly energy efficient to reduce fuel consumption and improve visibility for driving in the dark Innovative new driver technologies enhance Insignia’s comfort and safety Luton – The brand’s flagship large saloon with a refreshed design and a wide range of improved…