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Top 10 Best Selling UK Cars of 2011

Posted on 26 December 2011 by Tony Santos

The best-selling cars in the UK’s list shows that the Ford Fiesta remains in the top slot and you can try it at UK Car Hire before taking it to your garage. Continue reading “Top 10 Best Selling UK Cars of 2011” »

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2012 VW Jetta GLI Makes Driving Beautiful

Posted on 13 July 2011 by Tony Santos

Recently we told you about The 200 Horsepower Photography, the sequel comes out today with Volkswagen boasting how their new 2012 VW Jetta GLI can make your driving “beautiful”. Literally, artistic in sense the new Jetta plays with light featuring the 200hp power on its wheels. The team have perfectly utilized the advancement of photography and film-making to catch the light spots traced by the Jetta GLI. Now all left with you is the video waiting just below the break. Continue reading “2012 VW Jetta GLI Makes Driving Beautiful” »

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Cars that are kept off the road might have to be insured under possible new laws

Posted on 13 July 2011 by Tony Santos

Ireland might be set to follow the UK’s example of introducing law that makes it a criminal offence to own a car that is not insured. If the legislation was introduced it would be the latest in a range of changes that has been brought in that effects how the enforcement of uninsured driving in the country is monitored. Continue reading “Cars that are kept off the road might have to be insured under possible new laws” »

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Tips on buying a used car

Posted on 12 July 2011 by Tony Santos

Buying a used car can be a stressful experience – unless you know a fair bit about cars and what to look out for in order to avoid getting ripped off, there is always a chance of getting sold a complete dud by a dishonest vendor. With that said, buying used cars often offers much better value for money than buying a new car straight off the lot, and as long as you’re smart about it there is no reason why you shouldn’t be able to make a nice saving. So, if you’re considering getting your hands on a new ride, here are a few things that will help you along the way: Continue reading “Tips on buying a used car” »

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The 200 Horsepower Photography

Posted on 01 July 2011 by Tony Santos

What happen when you captured light by filming it in a very special way, combining video and still camera for a purpose of creating a light paint on a wide-open darkened parking lot.Volkswagen wants to delight everyone if the all-new 2012 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 200HP could create a painting using it’s headlamps and tail lamps light spots. The idea comes from the artistic light trails left by the car on the long exposure photography. To even give you a view on how they make it, press release, sample images and video are patiently waiting for you after the cut. Check it out. Continue reading “The 200 Horsepower Photography” »

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Top Ten Best Selling Cars in the UK

Posted on 28 June 2011 by Tony Santos

If I have to sell my car maybe I’ll be driving home a Ford Focus, because mainly it was one of the best selling cars so far this year. According to SMMT car data for the month of May, “New car registrations for May were down just 1.7% on 2010 levels, with strong performances in the fleet and business sectors,” said Paul Everitt, SMMT Chief Executive. “Consumers remain cautious, but with significantly improved fuel economy, service plans and more affordable finance, there is great value on offer across the market.” Ford still remains on top driving home the first and second slot with Ford Fiesta and Focus, Volkswagen Golf, Vauxhall Corsa and Astra completing the top 5.

2012 Ford Fiesta

The SMMT UK Car Market Data for the Month of May

  • With 150,431 registrations, the May new car market was just 1.7% or 2,664 units down on May 2010.
  • Registrations over the first five months of 2011 were down 7.3% to 846,513 units.
  • Market on track to achieve full year forecast of 1.93 million units, although economic setting remains uncertain.
  • Fleet and diesel volumes continue to perform well, both growing by over 10% in May.

 

Best sellers May Year-to-date
1 Fiesta 8,135 1 Fiesta 42,814
2 Focus 6,492 2 Focus 35,770
3 Golf 5,541 3 Corsa 30,792
4 Corsa 5,368 4 Golf 27,615
5 Astra 5,011 5 Astra 27,161
6 Insignia 4,205 6 Insignia 20,021
7 3 Series 4,058 7 Polo 19,647
8 MINI 3,139 8 3 Series 17,332
9 Qashqai 3,083 9 Qashqai 16,074
10 Passat 2,981 10 207 14,968

 

Looking at the past months of 2011 UK Car Data, this top 10 have been just rolling in and out of their slot but maintaining on the top 10 list. We also see the trend goes on spacious compact car with decent fuel efficiency. Now I don’t think that moving on buying a new car isn’t a bad idea at all, maybe I’ll be needing to sell my car London to grab any of the top 5.

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Top Ten Most Popular Cars in the UK

Posted on 06 May 2011 by Tony Santos

Price comparison website moneysupermarket.com has published a list of the ten most popular cars in the UK. This has been determined by looking at the number of car insurance quotes which have been retrieved for each brand of car to determine which is the most popular with UK motorists. Continue reading “Top Ten Most Popular Cars in the UK” »

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The top 10 most stolen and recovered cars in the UK:

Posted on 30 April 2011 by phil87

2011 BMW X5

Here is a list from a firm called Tracker of the top 10 most stolen and recovered cars in the UK. Continue reading “The top 10 most stolen and recovered cars in the UK:” »

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New JE DESIGN Touareg Hybrid with 440 hp

Posted on 28 April 2011 by phil87

2011 JE DESIGN Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

JE DESIGN GmbH, a German tuning firm specializing in four primary brands of Volkswagen Group, namely Volkswagen, Audi, SEAT, and Škoda, has done a new tuning kit for Volkswagen Toureg Hybrid. Continue reading “New JE DESIGN Touareg Hybrid with 440 hp” »

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta ranked last on Consumer Reports

Posted on 25 April 2011 by phil87

2011 Volkswagen Jetta

From its recall recently, Volkswagen Jetta is further loosing its reputation as the Consumer Reports ranked it last among eleven small sedans that were tested. Continue reading “2011 Volkswagen Jetta ranked last on Consumer Reports” »

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