Buying a car is quite different from many other purchases we might make. For one thing, the outlay is probably bigger than most other things we might buy apart from a property or a really good holiday and for another the choice of car can really reflect our personality.
Of course, there is far more to buying a car than simply money and character. Choosing a vehicle that is right for the job we want it to do is also a big part of the decision.
Buying a two-seater sporty model is no good for someone who needs to pack the kids in for a school run twice a day and likewise having a large petrol guzzling 4×4 might not be best suited to a inner city environment.
However, if money was no object and circumstances would allow, many of us have a certain dream car in mind that we would simply love to own. This is why people save up money to make an all important purchase which can mean a lot more than simply buying another car. Read more
If there’s one car that defines practicality, it’s the sports utility vehicle. SUVs are often chosen for practical options and other direct benefits over flashy engine specifications – although that doesn’t mean you can’t indulge yourself. The question is, which car should you choose?
When it comes to SUVs, you’re ideally looking for space and seating. Whether it’s driving a group of people somewhere or transporting lots of stuff, a multi-purpose vehicle has design specifications almost in parallel with the SUV. Here are five SUVs to watch out for in 2014. Read more
The next scheduled race in NASCAR 2013 is the Advocare 500. As the gambling on it builds up a head of steam, Jimmie Johnson has been earmarked as the hot favourite by the sports betting sites. You can get odds of just 5/1 on him, which given that he has won NASCAR five times and is the leader and favourite for the series again this year, may seem to be pretty attractive odds. However Johnson has suffered a definite dip in form recently, so it may be worth looking at some of the other riders. Read more
As you might expect from one of the most iconic badges in the car industry, the less than humble Land Rover has graced the silver screen in a huge number of movies. The great and the good of Hollywood have driven these wonderful vehicles in a bid to get away from the law, to chase down the baddies and to ride off into the sunset.
Here are some examples of films made in Hollywood as well as in the UK. Although it can’t be denied that the actors are the main stars, for some car enthusiasts the vehicles are perhaps just as important. Read more
BMW today introduced the all-new BMW i3 electric car, constructed in a revolutionary way from next-generation materials. The BMW i3 will go on sale in the US market in the second quarter of 2014, and starts with a base MSRP of $41,350, before any federal or state incentives, and before Destination & Handling fee (currently $925).
The new all-electric BMW i3 is a landmark in BMW’s mission to provide a completely sustainable, electric vehicle that still stays true to the Ultimate Driving Machine moniker. The BMW i3 is the first product of the new BMW i sub-brand, and is a truly purpose built electric car. It’s a new era for electro mobility at BMW. Read more
In short yes, but let me explain - It is an offence to drive an unregistered vehicle; it is both illegal and potentially dangerous. What’s more, if the car is unregistered it is also likely the car has car insurance and/or CTP insurance. The operator of this type of vehicle can face some serious charges in the situation and his or actions carry serious risk. To society, if an accident occurs and himself, since a safety check has most likely not been completed on the car. Read more