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Ford Focus Active review: Ford should have made this car years ago

Ford Focus Active review

The new Ford Focus Active is the car that Ford should have made years ago. Sleek lines, sleek interior design and a punchy unbelievably quick 1.0L engine. The Ford Focus Active, a name that's been around the block, but this time, it's not just another car in the lineup—it's a revelation. The moment it rolled up for my review, it...

Tips to lower your car insurance

how to reduce car insurance

One of the biggest expenses you’re likely to face is your annual insurance just to drive your car. In Britain, there are over one million uninsured drivers on our roads, which in turn increases premiums for those who do insure their vehicles. There are also many extra charges that you may face as a car owner, including MOT charges, road...

The best scenic routes for electric cars

beautiful country landscape

Governments and environmental groups have heavily criticized the amount of carbon emissions produced by the automotive sector in recent years. Manufacturers have responded by investing resources into alternative forms of motoring, including all-electric alternatives. With the EV market steadily growing in popularity in the UK and abroad, the sector looks set to take off within the next ten years.If you’re...

Four Iconic Cars in British TV History

Iconic Cars

Iconic cars from TV shows aren’t limited to American ones like the Ford Gran Torino from Starsky and Hutch. British television also has its share of famous cars, such as Inspector Morse’s 1960 Mark II Jaguar and Bergerac’s 1947 Triumph Roadster 1800. But here are British TV’s four most iconic cars of all.  Volvo P1800 in The Saint  Before Roger Moore started...

Six Things You Didn’t Know About the Big Winged Brand

Close of photos of a Yellow Bentley

On the 18th January 1919, Walter, or W.O, Bentley, as he was known, established the Bentley brand. A hundred years on, the manufacturer whose roots lie in Crewe has developed a reputation as one of the most high-end automotive companies in the world. Although everything regarding class has more than likely been uncovered about Bentley, there do exist a host...

Why Leasing Is The Perfect Option For Millennials

Even though millennials may have been handed a reputation for being irresponsible and unwilling, in reality, the negative labels actually stem from the simple fact that they are entirely underpaid while also being one of the most educated generations yet. Therefore, being money-savvy is an absolute essential considering low salaries can only be stretched so far. Unfortunately, this often means...

How does customer service compare in the Automotive industry, to others?

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Customer service is vital in all purchases, but it’s arguably most important with expensive ones, such as a car. After a house, a car is most likely going to be the most expensive purchase you ever make. It’s a rare occasion that someone would go out in the morning time, on a whim, and come home with a new set...

Top Tips To Choosing The Right Rental Car

car rental driving through the forest

There are simply so many things to plan ahead when travelling to an exciting vacation destination. One of the most important things to determine before leaving it the type of rental car you will be selecting. While packing appropriately can feel overwhelming, leaving your choice of car rental service and specifics of the rental car you will be choosing can...

Ford reveal exclusive partnership with B&O PLAY: Your car audio will never sound the same again (review)

Ford have revealed an exclusive partnership with audio masters B&O PLAY, and will be shipped with the brand spanking new Ford Fiesta Vignale and other Ford models at later dates. Let's jump straight to the Opening Scene The fun part The moment came when the Ford Fiesta Vignale was revealed. Then came the moment when I jumped inside the drivers seat and started listening...

Early 2021 will see the launch of Toyota’s Seven-seat Highlander SUV in the UK

Toyota Highlander 7 seat Hybrid

Highlander, Toyota’s largest hybrid SUV, is to go on sale in the UK and Western Europe for the first time, from early 2021. It will be offered exclusively with a full hybrid powertrain and will extend Toyota’s hybrid SUV line-up in the region, joining the established D-segment RAV4 and C-segment C-HR and the new B-segment Yaris Cross that will also be introduced...

A trip to Nice to experience the all-new Ford Fiesta Active – Review

Ford Fiesta Active - Lux Yellow

It was a dark and stormy night, in a land far away… No, seriously, it was nothing of the sort. It was a beautiful day in London when I flew to the South of France, Nice, to experience the all-new Ford Fiesta Active. My weekend bag was packed, and I jumped on a British Airways flight to Nice. Within 2...

The Jaguar XF Sportbrake Review – Driving in the Cotswolds and playing Tennis with Tim Henman

LeonardwFoster reviewing the Jaguar XF Sport Brake

Jaguar has unveiled the new Jaguar XF Sportbrake, blending the practicality of an estate car with the sleek design and performance Jaguar is known for. Contrary to the often negative connotations associated with estate cars, the XF Sportbrake proves itself as a stylish, versatile vehicle perfect for those who need space without sacrificing style.The XF Sportbrake stands out for its...

Top 3 cars that look more expensive than they actually cost

We live in an interesting time. Today, cars produced after 2000 are still perceived by many as “fresh,” and the person on the BMW E60 looks in the eyes of people not interested in car prices, almost like the owner of a large business. Time flies quickly, and often we forget that 2006 models are already 10 years old. Well,...

Lexus LC 500 campaign stars Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Hannah Ferguson

Hannah Ferguson Posing next to the all new Lexus LC 500, Hannah Ferguson models black mesh bikini

Lexus has revealed the new campaign for the Lexus LC 500 starring Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Hannah Ferguson. The American supermodel looks scantily clad in a range of uber sexy cut out bikini and embellished swimsuits photographed by Nino Muñoz.The new Lexus LC 500 comes on 2 models The Lexus LC 500 and the Lexus LC 500h the former has a 3.5L V6 hybrid...

Jaguar F-Pace Portfolio 2.0D AWD review – This car is almost a step away from automated driving

jaguar f-PACE portfolio review

I can't hide my enthusiasm for the Jaguar F-PACE, a vehicle flirting with the edge of automated driving. Beyond its near-autonomous capabilities, the F-PACE impresses with its aesthetics and myriad thoughtful features, making driving as simple as ABC.Entering the SUV arena, Jaguar's F-PACE stands toe-to-toe with the likes of Land Rover's Discovery Sport, yet it’s unmistakably Jaguar in every sense....

Introducing the all new Ford Fiesta Vignale & ST-Line fully loaded with B&O Play

ford fiesta ST-Line

I must be upfront about this: my familiarity with Ford's collaboration with B&O Play on the Ford Fiesta was quite limited until a recent excursion to Valladolid, Spain. There, I had the opportunity to immerse myself in the Ford Fiesta Vignale and ST-Line experience, both models enhanced by B&O Play's impeccable sound system.For those unfamiliar with B&O Play, I recommend...

Jaguar XE Portfolio review – Stylish, sophisticated and smooth, you’ll be searching for a sunset to cruise to!

Jaguar XE Portfolio by Leonard W Foster

The day the Jaguar XE Portfolio was scheduled to arrive, I was far from ready, lounging in my most casual attire, hardly something I'd step outside in. The anticipation had built to excitement, and when the car finally arrived, it was a moment of pure elation.Upon opening the driver's door, the Jaguar's emblem on the floor panel greeted me with...

Do you have what it takes to complete the Kwik Fit tyre challenge?

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Kwik Fit is one of the leading fast fit specialists in the UK that deals with tyres, breaks, car servicing, and similar other jobs. They take care of your cars and assure that it is working appropriately. Recently, they have announced the #TyreChallenge which is there to test your knowledge and see how good you are with the tyre and...

10 reasons we and you’ll love the Lexus NX 300h (hybrid) – Review

Lexus NX

Cruising through London in the Lexus NX 300h (hybrid) was nothing short of sublime. After a week of exploring beaches, attending events, and enjoying the sheer pleasure of driving, we've fallen head over heels for this car. With a starting price of £29,995, the Lexus NX 300h Luxury model we tested showcased the perfect blend of elegance and functionality, embodying...

Ford Mustang 5.0 V8 GT Convertible – This car will change your life for the better! A lifestyle review

Ford Mustang 5litre V8 convertible

Imagine this: You're flipping through a magazine or scrolling online, bombarded by those "transform your life" ads featuring life coaches and zen masters promising nirvana for the stressed, the lonely, and the directionless. Now, picture ignoring all that because you've found bliss in the throbbing heart of a Ford Mustang 5.0 V8 GT Convertible. Sounds dramatic? Perhaps, but stick with...

Toyota GT86 Review – You’ll have to REV it, to love it!

Toyota GT86

Jumping into the Toyota GT86 was like stepping into a scene from "Fast and Furious"—the anticipation was electric, and my inner speed demon was ready to hit the asphalt. This car, after all, wasn't just any ride; it was Toyota's spirited dive into the sports car domain, promising a blend of agility, style, and that adrenaline-pumping drive that every car...

Why Electric Cars Are Cost-Efficient

Why Electric Cars Are Cost-Efficient

Electric cars are becoming increasingly popular as more people are opting for the guilt-free travelling solution that they are able to provide. Even though the most alluring aspect of these cars may be the fact that offer zero harmful emissions that can destroy the environment, they are also incredibly pocket-friendly to own and to drive. Travel costs relative to gasoline...

Volkswagen new arrival – The striking new T-Roc SUV

VW T-Roc

Introducing the brand new Volkswagen T-Roc. The T-Roc SUV concept was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show to rave reviews. On Wednesday, they launched the real thing at Lake Como in Italy. Take a look at the striking design of their new compact SUV. Show the world who you are Personality that packs a punch: the T-Roc is powerful, detail-obsessed and...

Jaguar unveils their brand new baby SUV known as the E-PACE in true Jaguar style!

I'm sorry Jaguar, but I still can't believe you decided to unveil the brand spanking new E-Pace while I was away. I'm not happy about this at all. Ok, fair enough. Yes, I was on a Novalja beach in Croatia, lapping up the sun and drinking Tequila sunrise cocktails. Yes, I was partying on Zcre Beach with thousands of women running...

Ginetta Unveil Summer Camp For Aspiring Racing Drivers​

Ginetta Unveil Summer Camp For Aspiring Racing Drivers​

Ginetta will host a two-day summer camp for aspiring young racing drivers at Blyton Park during the forthcoming school summer holidays. Drivers will sit alongside professional racing drivers as they learn what it takes to make a career in motorsport.The two-day event will run from 28 to 29 August and will feature tuition from professional racing drivers both on and...

Mazda MX-5 2.0 Review – The epitome of Mazda’s tagline Zoom-Zoom.

mazda mx5 review

We had the pleasure of test-driving the awesome new Mazda MX-5 2.0 litre convertible for 7 days. At first glance, you'll notice the Mazda MX-5 has more curves than Kim Kardashian West, more elegance than Kate Middleton, more brute force than Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, and gives you that Vin Diesel in Fast and Furious vibe.The exterior is a masterpiece,...

The Lexus RCF will change your life, with its SPORT+ (aka Beast Mode) drive

The Lexus RCF

Driving the Lexus RCF for a week was nothing short of exhilarating. This machine isn't just a car; it's an emotion, a thrilling ride that promises to revolutionize your driving experience, perhaps even your entire lifestyle. Reviewing cars can sometimes feel routine, but the Lexus RCF breaks the mould, injecting a much-needed dose of excitement into the process.Imagine the anticipation,...

7 Of The Most Expensive Cars Ever Sold At Auction

Aston Martin DB4/GT Zagato

You might think that a gorgeous Aston Martin DB4/GT Zagato fetching nearly £9.5 million in 2015 would be one of the world’s most expensive cars ever sold at auction. In fact, it didn’t even get into the top ten! It did become the most expensive British car ever to sell at auction, but even this record was smashed this year...

Introducing the New Ford Vignale SUV

Ford Vignale Edge 2017

Ford may have just struck gold with the launch of their new Vignale SUVs, reigniting the spark for the brand in a market that's been lukewarm towards it for years. Gone are the days when terms like XR2i, XR3i, and RS Turbo set hearts racing—until now, with the Ford Vignale SUV lineup stepping onto the scene.Introducing the Ford Vignale Kuga...

Navigating MOT Fines: Understanding Payment Deadlines and Automated Enforcement Systems

Photo of a man unscrewing and engine bolt

Your MOT is a legal requirement if you are going to use the UK's public road network. And this also applies to cars that are not in use, but that have not been declared SORN (Statutory Off-Road Notice) with the DVLA, and, further, kept behind locked garage doors or fenced into a property. SORN vehicles must not be kept parked...