Audi On Third Row At Daytona

Audi for Daytona

Audi for Daytona

Audi On Third Row Of The Grid At Daytona

– Filipe Albuquerque with Alex Job Racing is best Audi driver
– Teams are mainly focused on race preparation
– All four Audi R8 GRAND-AM cars are thoroughly prepared

The best Audi R8 GRAND-AM will be starting into the 24-hour race at Daytona (Florida) from the third row. The fastest driver of the Audi customer teams in qualifying was Filipe Albuquerque. [Read more…]

RRG Stockport Customer Wins Mazda6

Mazda6 winner

Mazda6 winner

RG Group today announced that one lucky buyer of the all-new Mazda6 has received their brand new car free-of-charge now that the winner of the Mazda6 Prize Draw competition has been declared. Wilmslow resident Mr Kelly Moses will be enjoying an especially Happy New Year as the 45-year old chartered accountant has won the £22,525 Mazda6 SE-L Tourer which he pre-ordered in December 2012. [Read more…]

Sales Of Lexus Hybrids Pass Milestone

Lexus Hybrid

Lexus Hybrid

Global Sales Of Lexus Hybrids Pass Half-Million Milestone

– Lexus has sold more than 506.000 hybrid vehicles since 2005
– RX 400h/450h rank as best sellers (259,000) followed by CT 200h (122,000)
– European sales already at 126,000, (32,700 in the UK) representing about 25 per cent of global hybrid total

Since the first RX 400h took to the road in 2005, through to the end of November this year, Lexus has sold more than 506,000 vehicles equipped with its Lexus Hybrid Drive system. There has been a steady increase in sales, with expansion of the hybrid range taking the technology into new parts of the market, reaching new customers. [Read more…]

Honda CR-V voted 4×4 of the Year

Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

If Santa is looking for a capable, reliable and award winning mode of transport this Christmas, he should get himself the new Honda CR-V. The British built sports utility vehicle (SUV) has scooped the prestigious ‘4×4 of the Year’ honour from respected publication Total 4×4 Magazine. It’s the new CR-V’s first award win since arriving in dealerships only two months ago. [Read more…]

Electric Vehicle Trial Supports Future Viability

Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf

Zenith, a leading UK independent leasing and fleet management company, has reported very positive feedback from a trial of electric vehicles. The trial does indicate that electric vehicles have a future in business transport. [Read more…]

The All-New Audi RS 6 Avant

Audi  RS6 Avant interior

Audi RS6 Avant interior

Latest executive class RS Avant can carry up to 1,680 litres-worth of luggage to 62mph in just 3.9 seconds and go on to 189mph

Third generation RS 6 Avant available to order from early 2013 priced at approximately £77,000 OTR – first UK deliveries next summer
Powered by V8 biturbo petrol engine with cylinder-on-demand technology – 0-62mph in 3.9 seconds, top speed governed at 155mph but can be increased on demand to 174mph or 189mph, up to 28.8mpg possible (combined)
Eight-speed tiptronic transmission, quattro all-wheel-drive with sport differential, standard RS-specific adaptive air suspension with option of steel-sprung suspension incorporating Dynamic Ride Control (DRC)

The all-new Audi RS 6 Avant will need just 3.9 seconds to dispel any doubt that its ultra-efficient new downsized V8 TFSI engine has compromised on muscle for the sake of miles-per-gallon. The latest super Avant will firmly cement its RS credentials by outrunning its mighty V10-powered predecessor with an exceptional sub-four-second 0-62mph sprint time. At the same time its smaller displacement and cylinder-on-demand technology will make 28.8mpg economy potential a reality. [Read more…]

Classic Cars, Classic Scotland

Prestigious Classic Cars

Prestigious Classic Cars

Following the spectacular success of their inaugural event in September, The Cognoscenti is officially launched today. ‘The Cognoscenti’ is a new Scottish luxury brand that showcases the best of Scotland to owners of prestigious classic cars. [Read more…]

Perez Takes Historic Win

Steve Perez wins Historic Cambrian Rally

Steve Perez wins Historic Cambrian Rally

Triple British champion Steve Perez continued his great run of form by winning the Historic class on the AVS Motorsport Cambrian Rally yesterday which formed the final round of the 2012 BTRDA Rally Championship in Wales. [Read more…]

New A3 Sportback In Paris

Third generation version of exceptionally successful five-door A3 debuts at French show with more style and more room thanks to longer wheelbase

Audi A3

Audi A3

• Five-door A3 is now open for ordering – £620 premium over three-door – launch model prices from £19,825 OTR
• More functional than ever with wheelbase 58mm longer than predecessor and 35mm longer than new three-door – 1,220 litres of luggage capacity
• Audi ultra lightweight construction and advanced engine technology for low CO2 emissions
• Driver assistance systems from the full-size class

The latest Audi A3 appears in a new capacity at next week’s Paris Motor Show (September 29 to October 14) as the third generation five-door Sportback version makes its world public debut. [Read more…]

Rally of GB for Wales 2013

The Rally of Great Britain

The Rally of Great Britain

The Rally of Great Britain looks set to stay in Wales next year after the Welsh Government reached an agreement in principle with organisers International Motorsports Ltd to host the event in Wales in 2013, Minister for Business Edwina Hart announced. [Read more…]