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Lamborghini reveals its Urus supercar SUV

alibhai/ December 4, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Lamborghini Urus is the first ‘Super SUV’ and features a 641bhp 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine It can accelerate from 0 to 62mph in 3.6 seconds – that’s faster than Aston Martin’s V12-powered DB11 There’s enough seats for five people and it has 616 litres of boot space – more than a Skoda Octavia  Prices will start from £157,800 or $200,000

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David Gandy on cars and why he wants a classic Jaguar

alibhai/ December 1, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

By Ray Massey For Thisismoney.co.uk Male supermodel and self-confessed car nut David Gandy faced a dilemma during the Los Angeles Motor show this week. Given the choice, would he choose Jaguar’s brand new E-Pace sports utility vehicle, being launched in the USA, or a classic E-Type Jaguar from the 1960s? I posed him the question while he was being filmed

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Is the Government unfairly demonising diesel cars?

alibhai/ November 30, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

By Simon Lambert for Thisismoney.co.uk Is the Government unfairly demonising diesel? Another attack on diesel cars was slipped into the Budget last week, with the threat to bump new vehicles up a first-year tax band. This rise in showroom tax was trailed as only for those diesels that don’t meet the latest clean standards. But there’s one small problem –

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Gold Rolls-Royce up for sale but you must pay in bitcoin

alibhai/ November 29, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

The Rolls-Royce Ghost is listed for £117,995 but must be bought in Bitcoin Bitcoin has risen more than 1,000 per cent this year, as fears of bubble abound  Rolls’ asking price is the equivalent of just £118 of Bitcoin at the start of 2017 Seller says ‘Bitcoin is safe, convenient and incredibly valuable right now so, to me, it makes

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Ministers hell bent on crippling British motor industry

alibhai/ November 28, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Punishment of diesel could scupper investment in future vehicles in the UK, insiders warned SMMT said the government is overlooking the benefit of diesel for consumers It said that many drivers are swapping diesel for petrol rather than going electric  By Ray Massey For Thisismoney.co.uk Car bosses have taken a swipe at minsters who appear ‘hell bent’ on destroying Britain’s

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it’s impossible for diesel cars to avoid new tax surcharge

alibhai/ November 27, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Chancellor Philip Hammond said new diesel cars could be subject to higher tax Only ‘next-generation cleaner diesels’ can avoid having to go up one tax band However, it will be impossible for any diesel car to meet this standard next year Some will be £500 more expensive to tax as a result – we’ve found 10 examples  First year’s car

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Speeding offences hit a new high in 2016

alibhai/ November 25, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

By Rob Hull For Thisismoney.co.uk Motor vehicle offences hit a nine-year high in 2016 as official figures from the Department for Transport revealed that more motorists were caught speeding than any other year in over a decade. Almost 3.06million offences were recorded during 2016, which is the highest number since 2007 when 3.33million were issued. Some 2.15million of these were

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The best used cars you can buy revealed by What Car?

alibhai/ November 23, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

The best used car is as dependable as it is good to drive and well built What Car? crowned it the best second-hand family hatchback out there today It took into account how many well-maintained, low-mile examples were on sale There were 15 categories in total, including the best SUVs and sports cars  By Rob Hull For Thisismoney.co.uk What’s the

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The £120,000 Aston Martin that wants to beat the Porsche

alibhai/ November 21, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Aston Martin hopes the Vantage will help score its first pre-tax profit since 2010 The launch comes ahead of a speculated stock market flotation CEO Andy Palmer said the car will account for 50% of the firm’s current volume By City & Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Aston Martin has launched a £120,000 195 mph two-seater designed to take

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How diesel cars could be hit in the Budget

alibhai/ November 20, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Threat of a £200 premium tax on the sale of new diesel vehicles Could fuel duty rise? It hasn’t increased since 2011 and will soon be lost revenue An increase in VED car tax for diesel drivers is another option for the Chancellor IPT increase and government-backed diesel scrappage scheme unlikely  By Rob Hull For Thisismoney.co.uk Motorists must watch the

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