Mini have sold their 500,000th car in the United States after just 11 years. Initially there were doubts that a small car could succeed in North America however the combination of premium build quality, funky styling and a fun driving experience proved a great recipe. It also paved the way for other small car successes such as the Fiat 500 and its convertible sister the Fiat 500C.
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The acclaimed Jaguar F-Type design has had no shortage of attention thanks to its exotic looks and an impressive media campaign. Even before the first cars have reached dealers it has began to notch up awards.
As we soon head into the peak convertible buying season BCA Europe have announced 2 major UK sales dedicated this type of car. The auctions will take place in March, one in Manchester the other in Surrey. The European convertible car market remains strong with regular specialist sales like these a growing trend. Lex Autolease [...]
It’s been a week of recalls. Most notably BMW is recalling 570,000 1 Series, 3 Series and Z4 cars across the United States and Canada due to a design problem with the battery cable connectors on the fuse box. These can apparently fail, causing power cuts that can make engines to stall whilst driving. BMW [...]
The demise of Saab has been a sad story that has run out over the last couple of years. You might think that the opportunity to buy a new Saab Convertible had passed forever but sentimental fans with an eye for a bargain can now secure one of the last 26 hand-finished, right-hand drive Saab 9-3 Convertibles that are now available for sale in the UK.