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‘Southern softy’ motorists love their luxuries – while northerners settle for the more basic motoring experience

NEW DATA on second-hand cars sold in England paints a picture of luxury-loving southerners contrasted with northerners settling for fewer optional extras. Motorists rarely pick the no-frills basic model when they buy a new car nowadays, but how many optional extras people do choose seems clearly linked with regional location. The findings come from car-selling service Wizzle.co.uk, a service whi...

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Over £5m Worth Of Classic Aston Martins Sold At Recent Auction

May 13th saw over £5 million worth of classic Aston Martins sold at the annual Aston Martin sale, hosted by Bonhams. Among the models sold was a beautiful 1964 DB5 (famous for being James Bond's car of choice) which fetched a whopping £561,500, making it the top lot of the day. Other 'DB' models sold, including a 1961 DB4 'Series III' 4.2-litre Sports Saloon, bought for £399,100, and a 1970 D...

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Press release sneak peek: The only way is… out of diesels for Essex drivers, says new study

BAD NEWS about diesel car emissions and predicted financial penalties for driving them could be behind a rush to sell oil-burners. And Essex leads the way in Britain as the area’s drivers switch out of diesel cars more rapidly than everywhere else, according to data from the consumer car selling website Wizzle.co.uk. Wizzle has detected a change in the number of people selling their diesel car...

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Press release sneak peek: Diesel prices are volatile after brief ‘collapse in confidence’ at the start of the year

BAD NEWS around diesel car emissions and predicted financial penalties for driving them is believed to have caused selling times for diesels to double in early 2017, according to new analysis. And in an apparent short-term collapse in confidence the slowdown was immediately followed by the pricing relationship between petrol and diesel cars reversing. The findings come from analysis comparing tr...

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Final Batch Of Tickets On Sale For CarFest 2017!

CarFest is back after a successful 2016, with two separate events happening in the North and South of England. CarFest North runs from 28th-30th July 2017 at Bolesworth Estate, Cheshire, while CarFest South is taking place from 25th-27th August 2017 at Laverstock Park Farm, Hampshire. The festival promises a huge range of awesome attractions, including CAR-NATIONS, a showcase of the coolest, fast...

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Ellie Goulding Drives New Range Rover Velar in New York

The new Range Rover Velar made a spectacular US debut with an exclusive live online performance from Ellie Goulding. The chart-topping singer's New York show precedes a charity auction of the hotly anticipated new mid-size SUV at the East Side House Settlement Annual Gala later this week. Goulding brought a touch of British glamou...

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Press Release Sneak Peek: The fastest cars in Britain - for converting into cash

We've been looking at the cars that fly off the Wizzle site fastest - and why some might not sell as quickly as others. The best news is that everything is selling faster this year than ever before! - LIGHTNING FAST sales make Lexus the quickest used car brand for Britain’s motorists to convert into cash, according to new figures. All cars have been selling faster this year than at any point si...

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Fancy Buying David Beckham's Ferrari?

A supercar once owned by David Beckham is going under the hammer at H&H Classics' Duxford Sale on 29th March at the Imperial War Museum. The 2001 convertible Ferrari 360 Spider has done an incredibly low 7,800 miles and could fetch as much as £95,000. Powered by a 3.6-litre V8, this absolute beaut has a top speed of 180mph and can go from 0-60mph in only 4.2 seconds! H&H's head of sale...

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James May Has To Sell His Car For The Weirdest Reason

Imagine this: 'I need to sell my car.' 'Why's that?' 'Because I've become allergic to it.' Um...?! Bizarrely that's exactly what's happened to The Grand Tour presenter James May, whose 1972 Rolls-Royce Corniche is due to be auctioned next month. "If I drive it for more than half an hour I start itching, and then have to boil all my clothes," he recently wrote on DriveTribe. After wanting ...

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How online car buying and selling services can help you get the best deal

BMW will now let their dealers use sites like Carwow BMW has lifted its ban on their dealers using price comparison websites like Carwow to speed up sales, the BBC has reported. This follows an appeal from Carwow to the UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). Comparison sites such as Carwow help give power back to consumers by connecting them directly to dealers and helping them to save ti...

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