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Buy Or Lease A Car
Buy Or Lease A Car As both buying and leasing options come with specific trade-offs, therefore always base your decision on your requirements. Your preferences, taste and lifestyle should influence your choice. To understand clearly if you should buy or lease a car, ask yourself the following five questions: What is your Budget? When you buy a car, it becomes your asset, as you own it. It entails down payments, registration fees, licence costs and taxes. Monthly loan payments are higher than lease pay-outs, as you have to pay for the total worth of the car with interest and other miscellaneous charges (taxes etc). At the end of the leasing contract, you either have to return the car or renew your leasing agreement. If you go for the latter, your …
Purchase a Used Sports Car
Purchase a Used Sports Car Does your budget restrict you from buying an all-new sports car? Be brave and purchase a second-hand car with our 5 amazing professional tips that apply to all sorts of used sports cars and will make it easier for you to own a sporty coupe. 1) Presume the Consumables Need Replacement: Parts like tyres, brake pads, brake rotors and the car’s clutch continuously function when the sports car is being used. They can be considered as consumables that are extremely worked up in a high-performance sports car. Always pick a car thinking you may need to replace such parts and plan your budget accordingly. You won’t feel heartbroken and your pocket won’t be light if you make a decision based on this assumption. Later, if …
2017 London Auto Show
The 2017 London Auto Show kicked off on Thursday 4th May at the Battersea Park and this time, there were more cars on display compared to the last year’s show. Although, the London Auto Show is organised comparatively on a lower scale compared to Geneva Auto Show and Frankfurt Auto Show, nevertheless, it provides the Londoners a great opportunity to experience some impressive luxury and rare automobiles. This year, the huge list of exhibitors included Rolls-Royce, Land Rover, Infiniti, Volkswagen, Maserati, London Taxi Company, BMW, SsangYong, Vauxhall, MINI, Porsche, Alfa Romeo, Lamborghini, Tesla, Aston Martin, Skoda, Bentley, Chevrolet, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan and more. Moreover, the event was attended by some of the very popular celebrities of the industry encompassing Sir Stirling Moss, Ben Collins, Nigel Mansel and Tiff Needell. Among …
2017 KIA Picanto Review
The KIA Picanto is one of the most preferred city cars by people here owing to its compact size, practicality and a wonderful driving experience. The 2017 KIA Picanto was revealed to the public at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show and it hosts a number of updated features. Let’s take a brief look on these: Exterior Design: The KIA officials have described the 2017 Picanto as “innovative, bold and fun-looking urban city car”. Compared to the 2016 model, the new KIA Picanto features a much larger and bulkier front grille, LED headlights, LED daytime running lights and standard 14-inch steel wheels. Customers can also opt for alloy wheels at an extra price. The exterior is available is eight different colours including Clear White, Bright Silver, Signal Red, Aurora Black, Urban …
Test Drive a Car
While some consider test driving as a formality before buying a car, others take it very seriously. However, everyone should take this process seriously to enjoy a satisfactory ride later. The amount of time and energy you put in here is worth it at the end. Here are some things you should keep in mind while test driving a car. 1) See if the Car Suits Your Lifestyle: Your lifestyle should be the deciding factor in selecting your new car. So, you should keep in mind things like weather conditions in your area, family size, daily travelling and monthly budget. If you have a large family, make sure everyone fits in comfortably. Ensure there is enough space to install child seats for your children to enjoy a safe ride. In …
First Time Car Buyers
Owning a car is everyone’s dream and once you finally decide to buy your first car it’s important to make the right decision. Cars are an expensive commodity and once you make the purchase you cannot just return it. Buying a car for the first time can be downright terrifying if you don’t know what you are doing. You need to consider your finances, preference, car specifications, car mileage and so many other factors before buying. With that many decisions to make, you need an expert advice. Here are some tips that will help you make the right decision and select a car that meet your needs. First Determine Your Budget: How much are you willing to spend on the vehicle? Can you can afford a new car or a …
Top 6 Cars at the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show
The Shanghai Auto Show kicked off on 21st April, 2017, and in just the start, we saw a number of rare luxury cars including some interesting concepts making their debut at the show. Here we have compiled the top six fascinating cars, which have caught the attention of motor enthusiasts all over the globe. Volkswagen I.D. Crozz Concept The VW I.D. Crozz is an autonomous electric SUV, which the automaker plans to launch by 2020. It is based on the MEB electric car platform and is powered by two electric motors producing a combined output of 302 bhp. The expected range of the I.D. Crozz is about 311 miles.On the inside, it features a button-less cockpit with augmented reality HUD. Audi e-Tron Sportback The Audi e-Tron Sportback is also an …
Off-Roading Tips
Off-Roading Tips Off-roading adventures are for those daring souls who drive all the way over bumpy terrains to reach their favourite picnic spot or cherish a scenic view. But such ventures can indulge you in a horrific experience if you set out without any preparation. Here are the top 4 off-roading tips to ensure that you have a safe and memorable trip. 1) Travel as a Team: If you don’t want to be stranded alone in the middle of nowhere, then make sure you do not go alone. Travelling with friends or family gives a sense of support. The support you would have beside will help you think of a solution with a clear mind. Having a travel partner will give you a helping hand in emergency situations like changing the …
2017 Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport
The 2017 Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport made its public debut recently at the Geneva Motor Show and is now available in the United Kingdom. Exterior Design: The Insignia Grand Sport is a four-door executive sedan, which competes with the likes of Skoda Superb and Ford Mondeo. In terms of design, it resembles with the Monza Concept, which was first showcased at the Frankfurt Show in 2013. The front fascia features sharp Intellilux LED matrix headlights, vertical slated grille and fog lamps integrated in the bumper. The sharp character lines around the sides along with unique alloy wheels add a sporty look to the sedan. Interior: The cabin boasts first-class interior design for a relaxing drive both within the city and on the highways. The premium leather seats have massage and …
Drive Safe in Rain
The UK’s weather is unpredictable; one moment you are enjoying the sun and the next you find yourself drenched in rain. It is better to be prepared before leaving the house, so you can tackle unexpected weather conditions. Driving in rain can be dangerous, specifically for those who don’t know how to drive safely in heavy rain. Driving badly in rain can flood your engine and cause electrical problems that can lead to car breakdown. In persistent rain, aquaplaning is a common phenomenon, which demands good vigilance. To help you drive safely in rain, we have devised some guidelines that you should follow to avoid accidents and car breakdowns. Make Sure you are Prepared to Drive in Rain First off, start a journey in rain only if it is unavoidable. …
Buying a Used Car
Buying a Used Car Commuting every day to get to places can be exhausting, so you should consider buying your own car to avoid the hassle. However, new cars are expensive and not everyone can afford one. But why buy a new car when a used vehicle can be purchased in a cheap price? Buying a used car is a more favourable option for most, as it can save thousands of pounds while serving its purpose. With that said, we know purchasing a used car can be stressful; you can’t be overcautious and lose a good deal or relax completely and end up with a sputtering old piece of junk covered in shiny new paint. Smart decision making and keen inspection of the vehicle and its history can win you …
Mazda MX-5 RF Head to Head with Toyota GT 86
The Mazda MX-5 RF has been one of the best-selling two seater convertible sport cars for a very long time. But now Toyota’s bad boy is here! The Toyota GT 86 is giving tough competition to the MX-5 RF. Both the sports cars carry a similar type of engine with matching prices. Exterior Styling: At the first glance, you might find both the Mazda MX-5 RF and the Toyota GT 86 fairly similar, but they are not. The MX-5 RF features a folding hard-top roof design and the whole process of folding the roof takes approximately thirteen seconds. On the other hand, the Toyota GT 86 is a four-seater coupe with no fancy roof deployment. The front fascia of both the cars is almost similar, and the overall design is …