The rich and famous are obsessed with cars and therefore tend to purchase some of the world’s most expensive supercars. Classic cars are a great investment and sales have increased massively in recent years even during the recession. Recently, at Monterey Car Week, a number of auctions took place including the Bohnhams sale at The Quail, the RM Auctions Monterey Sale and Goodings & Company’s Pebble Beach auction. In the UK the Goodwood Festival of Speed has had car sales that have broken records and […]
We all know that electric cars are good for the environment and that the amount of cars currently on the UK’s roads is leading to increased pollution levels. In order to reduce the UK’s emissions the government has brought in incentives to encourage individuals to buy electric cars, and so far it has partially worked. However, without these incentives could you actually afford to run an electric car? MotorQuoteDirect investigates:
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Now has come the time for Lamborghini to close the lid on the production of the Gallardo and make way for its […]
The cost of running a vehicle is often discussed in the media, especially as due to the recession many people are now struggling with the increasing costs of petrol, car insurance and even vehicles themselves. In the past twelve months there has been some controversial claims made that the price for fuel in the UK is fair, especially as prices seem to be constantly fluctuating and are well above those than before the recession began.
There have also been other reports on how the government should […]
It is the stereotype that a man believes that a flash car will win over the woman of his dreams. However new research has revealed that this is not actually the case, that women prefer a man with an eco-friendly car as the perception is that they have more desirable personality traits.
The survey that was conducted showed that around 48% of men believed that a flashy sports car was the way to a woman’s heart as they believe it makes them more attractive when […]
Celebrities Cars – We are all very much aware of the celebrity culture that has developed recently and which many love to follow. With this kind of fame comes money, and what is the point in having lots of money if you can’t spend it on lavish cars? We all hear about what the celebrities do on a day to day basis and what houses they own as well as the vehicles they drive, but we rarely hear about the vehicles that they started off […]