Monthly Archives: December 2015

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Smokey and the Bandit Pontiac set for auction

The infamous 1977 Pontiac Trans Am from Smokey and the Bandit is set to be auctioned in January, in an auction also featuring other cars from the world of film. However, the car being sold isn’t one which featured directly in the film, as the four of those used during filming were destroyed in the process, courtesy of the stuntmen pushing them to their limits. There was one more Pontiac which ...

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Superminis: The best and the worst for under £10,000

When you are looking to get a new small car for a budget of £10,000, you could very well end up with a great little car! However, you might also end up with something which isn’t such great value for your money. With this in mind, we have taken a look at three great little cars you can pick up for your money, and three that you might wish to avoid, according to reviews from a range of sources....

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Five things we learned about cars in 2015

2015 has been yet another great year for the automobile industry, with the UK “certain” to break the sales records, according to experts. There are a number of things that we have learned about cars this year, which will surely follow us into 2016 and beyond. We have taken a look at some of these below: Electric cars are in! More car companies are now changing their line ups to include eco-f...

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The ten best-selling cars of 2015 so far

2015 has been a very good year for car sales, as the figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has shown. 178,420 new cars were registered in July 2015, which saw an increase of 3.2 per cent compared to the same month last year. This has marked 41 consecutive months of growth for new car registrations in the UK, and so far in 2015, car sales have exceeded 1.5 million, whi...

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Ford ready to invest £3 billion in electric vehicles

US company Ford are set to invest $4.5billion (£3billion) in electric vehicles over the next five years, as part of a push to overhaul their product range. Ford will launch 13 eco-friendly vehicles by 2020, meaning that 40 per cent of their models will be available in an electric version, which is up from the current 13 per cent. The move comes at a time when regulators are increasing the press...

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These weird modified cars are all the rage in Japan

Japan is well known for being somewhere where weird is considered wonderful, but even in the Land of the Rising Sun these cars are a little bit ‘out there’. The video which you can see below was posted on YouTube earlier this week and shows a meet up by car enthusiasts in Tokyo in Japan. These truly bonkers “Bosozoku” cars were captured on a Sunday morning and can be seen peeling off the...

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Ten cars which ceased production in 2015

Here at Wizzle we can help you sell on your car whether it’s brand new or as old as the hills – but with every year that goes by we know there are certain cars we will only be dealing with as second hand models in future. That’s because every year the car industry stops producing certain models, and we thought that as we approach the end of 2015 we’d look at ten which will no longer be ma...

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David Beckham selling his first car to raise money for charity

Former England captain David Beckham is selling his very first car, a 1994 Volkswagen Golf he purchased when he was just 19, in order to raise funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). The charity auction is part of the Give To GOSH appeal, which was launched by The Independent newspaper, in order to raise much-needed funds for over the festive period. When asked about the auction, Beckha...

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A look at Chris Evans’ car collection

He may be best known for his television and radio presenting but Chris Evans certainly should also be known for the fact that he loves cars. The guy really loves cars! Just to reiterate how much he’s into automobiles, Evans went and blew/invested, depending on your outlook, his rather handsome fortune on a fleet of expensive cars following his rise to media stardom back in the 1990s. Being car ...

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