Category Archives: Car Manufacturer

Beijing Motor Show 2014

 
We hope that you are all as excited as we are about this year’s Beijing Motor Show! It is currently running at the Beijing China International Exhibition Centre and kicked off yesterday. We weren’t lucky enough to go ourselves, but if you are there please tweet us your photos or share them with us on our Facebook page as we would love to see them!
There have been some exciting concept cars revealed already, so we are going to give you a quick rundown of what has […]

MotorQuoteDirect’s March Roundup of the Motor World

 
There have been some exciting announcements in the motor industry this month, which is why we have rounded up some of our favourites for our readers. Firstly, the new Range Rover Sport, which is set to be launched in 2015, has been spotted out and about, and there is also news that Dacia is planning on launching a new city car which will cost a tiny £5000, which is great news considering the extra costs that come with running a vehicle such as car insurance. […]

Win an Autoglym Perfect Bodywork and Wheels Set!

MotorQuoteDirect March CompetitionTime to win in our cometition – Spring is just around the corner which means that it’s finally time to get your car looking its best. At MotorQuoteDirect we know this can be tricky if you don’t have the right tools, so we’re giving away an Autoglym Perfect Bodywork and Wheels Set to one lucky person on Facebook!

Audi to reveal future Models at the Geneva Motor Show

 
It is expected for the new Audi TT  to be launched at the Geneva Motor Show this year, and whilst Switzerland don’t have a car industry of their own, they aren’t about to miss out on any action! This neutral ground plays host to the biggest car manufacturers who consider it to be one of the largest events of the year. Those that will be showing are Audi, Volkswagen, Mercedes, Peugeot, Jaguar Land Rover, BMW, SEAT, Citroen, Skoda and Renault.
The halls are always packed with […]

McLaren P1 vs. Porsche 918 Spyder: Which one is your favourite?

 
Pick your favourite – With the New Year here many of us have already made resolutions and decided on what we want to achieve. However, how many of us have the difficult decision of choosing between a McLaren P1 and a Porsche 918 Spyder? If you are anything like me, then this is a question that does not need answering this year, or probably any year in the near future, as both vehicles are simply not in my price range. This is without considering the […]

Top 10 Most Expensive Cars Sold in 2013

 
With 2013 very nearly over we thought we would put together a roundup of the year’s most expensive cars. Who knows, you just might get the keys in your Christmas stocking if you’re lucky!
Ferrari Enzo
The cheapest of our top 10 most expensive cars of the year is the Ferrari Enzo. If you would like to purchase this car in 2014 then you had better have a spare $670,000 lying around. Well this is if you can get your hands on it, there were only 400 […]

Lamborghini closing one door and opening another

 
Lamborghini started out all those years ago manufacturing tractors but for fifty years now they have been making world class cars. Joining the Lamborghini family ten years ago came the Gallardo. Even though it has only been around for a fifth of the lifetime of the production of the cars the Gallardo actually make up fifty per cent of the total Lamborghini’s ever sold.
Gallardo
Now has come the time for Lamborghini to close the lid on the production of the Gallardo and make way for its […]

McLaren Turns 50

 
The second of September was a day down in racing history. McLaren celebrated their 50th anniversary after Bruce McLaren formed the team back in 1963. At the time he was 26 years old and from New Zealand when he created the business and the team which hired a small group of people to design, build and race the cars from a workshop in New Malden in Surrey.
History
Since the beginning the team has moved to bigger locations including Colnbrook and Woking and then relocating to the […]

Driverless Cars – Are they the future?

 
On Monday we spoke about advancing technology, and one thing this is for sure, it is moving very quickly in the car industry. Google, as you may know from our other blog posts, have created a driverless car. When the concept first came to light it seemed that everyone had an opinion, good, bad and rarely indifferent. Well it now seems that America is starting to legalise the use of these vehicles on the roads. The states that have seen these cars on the road […]

London Motorexpo returns for another year

London Motorexpo, the UK’s largest free-to-attend motoring event, got underway this week and is set to break all records this year.
Returning for one week only between June 10 and 16 in the exclusive setting of London’s bustling business district Canary Wharf, Motorexpo’s revolutionary show format is a real fan favourite, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors annually. With more brands exhibiting this year than ever before, visitor numbers are expected to exceed the record 460,000 who attended last year’s event.