Author: Bilal Amjad

What Can You Expect from a VW?

Volkswagen is perhaps best known for the iconic Golf. A car that’s been a leader in its class for decades, and one which many other manufacturers have attempted to emulate. But this isn’t to say that VW is a one-hit wonder. No – you’ll find many of the qualities that make the Golf so great in any car from the range, and the company is always on the up. If you buy a VW new or used, then what can you expect to get for your money? High Quality German Engineering and Design The key thing that you’re going...

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How to Reduce the Cost of Insuring your Sports Car

You can have a lot of fun owning a sports car but what’s not fun about it is the cost of insurance! Car insurance is expensive for most drivers, but owners of sports cars have the added hassle of having to find not only the most competitively priced insurance coverage but also the most comprehensive policies on the market. Image credit: flickr.com Although price comparison websites can be useful for getting a general idea of the cost of your car insurance, they are losing a lot of their appeal, in part, because many of the top insurance companies are...

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What Makes the Ford Fiesta the Ultimate First Car?

When it comes to picking your first car, choices are actually rather limited, mainly because insurance prices make the vast majority of vehicles prohibitively expensive. There are probably three or four that you’ve got in mind, and there’s a very good chance one of them is the Ford Fiesta. If it isn’t, then it really should be. The Fiesta is one of the UK’s most popular cars ever, with 2014 seeing extremely high sales for the model. Excellent Road Manners Ford’s small cars have always been renowned for having excellent driving dynamics, with the Focus in particular being regarded...

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Are hybrid cars a sound investment?

Hybrid vehicles offer the advantages of electric and petrol technology under one bonnet, providing road users with improved fuel consumption, environmental performance and long distance range. In an era when the automobile industry is developing rapidly, hybrids appear to provide users with the best of both worlds, future proofing against any foreseeable changes in car fuel technology. Different types of hybrid Hybrid vehicles are capable of delivering a range of performance alternatives, with ‘mild’ hybrids offering lower performance than ‘pure’ or ‘plug-in’ hybrids. Mild hybrids normally use a stop-start system, which turns off the engine when braking, coasting or...

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Hyundai Elantra vs Toyota Corolla Altis – The Emerging D Segment Saloons

For the Indian car buyer, there have been plenty of options in the D-segment saloon or executive sedan segment to choose from. When the new Toyota Corolla Altis with price range Rs. 11.99 to Rs. 16.89 lakh was unveiled for the first time in India at the 2014 Auto Expo, it received positive response, compared to the outgoing model. The 11th generation Corolla Altis has been given a more modern look with its large swept back headlamps, LEDs, a solid chrome front grille and a well contoured rear design. Toyota has surely taken care of a few design issues...

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