BMW model update measures for spring 2024

BMW model update measures for spring 2024

Additions to the line-up of drive systems and the range of optional extras are set to further increase the appeal and diversity of the BMW product range from spring 2024. The BMW iX2 fully electric model will be available from March 2024 with an additional drive system variant. The drive system offering for the BMW XM has also been expanded. The innovative Highway Assistant will bring increased comfort levels over longer journeys to more of the brand’s model series. And additional exterior paint finishes will be offered for the BMW 5 Series Sedan, BMW X2 and BMW iX2. Customers will...

The new BMW M4 Competition Coupé with M xDrive and the new BMW M4 Competition Convertible with M xDrive

The new BMW M4 Competition Coupé with M xDrive and the new BMW M4 Competition Convertible with M xDrive

The success of BMW M GmbH’s bestsellers in the premium midsize segment continues with the introduction of the newly revised BMW M4 Competition Coupé with M xDrive and the new BMW M4 Competition Convertible with M xDrive. Boasting more power, sharpened design features, new customisation options and digital innovations, the latest BMW M4 models remain true to their motorsport DNA. A 20 hp increase in maximum power output for the BMW M4 Competition Coupé with M xDrive (fuel consumption combined: 28 – 28.2 mpg; CO2 emissions combined: 229 – 226 g/km according to WLTP*) and BMW M4 Competition Convertible with M...

ALL RISE. Škoda bucks the UK trend as BLUE tops colour charts among a sea of grey

ALL RISE. Škoda bucks the UK trend as BLUE tops colour charts among a sea of grey

Škoda cars added a splash of colour to UK roads last year, as the brand revealed blue as its most popular shade in 2023, trending against the UK norm. In fact, one in three cars sold by Škoda in the UK was non-monochrome – with vivid options including Hyper Green, Phoenix Orange and Velvet Red – going against the grain as grey was ranked the nation’s top choice with UK buyers for the sixth year in a row, according to the latest data released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Grey, black and white make up the...

Match trim returns to the Volkswagen range

Match trim returns to the Volkswagen range

Milton Keynes – Volkswagen, the UK’s best-selling new-car brand for the past three years, is bringing back the Match trim line to multiple models across its range as the brand continues to offer affordable vehicles with generous levels of equipment. Match trims have long appeared in the Volkswagen range, the badge being synonymous with improved specification and great value for money. They are returning now across 10 Volkswagen models including, for the first time, electric vehicles (EVs). The Polo, T-Cross, Taigo, T-Roc, Tiguan and Touran are all now available in Match trim, adding significant levels of equipment compared with Life...

BMW Group continues to reduce EU CO2 fleet-wide emissions in 2023

BMW Group continues to reduce EU CO2 fleet-wide emissions in 2023

Munich. The BMW Group continues to systematically reduce its fleet-wide CO2 emissions and is making an important contribution to realising its ambitious CO2 reduction targets for the whole group. Based on preliminary internal calculations, the BMW Group’s EU fleet-wide emissions came in at 102.1 grams per kilometre (WLTP) for 2023 (2022: 105 grams per kilometre). This represents a reduction of 2.8 percent from the previous year. The BMW Group also outperformed the applicable fleet target limit for the company set by the European Union EU27+2 (EU, Norway, Iceland) of 128.5 grams per kilometre by 26.4 grams in 2023. Implementation of the BMW Group’s...

Engineered for real drivers

Engineered for real drivers

29 January 2024, Gaydon: Born from an iconic racing bloodline spanning 74-years, the fastest and most exhilarating example of Aston Martin’s famous nameplate, Vantage, is coming. On February 12, 2024, new Vantage will be introduced to the world, alongside its brothers in speed – the new Formula 1 challenger AMR24 and the new Vantage GT3 race car. A sports car engineered for real drivers; for those that crave driving purity and revel at the limit. Class leading – but this isn’t just a numbers game. This is an authentic, unadulterated celebration of pure performance. This is Vantage.

e-POWER to the people! Nissan’s unique and innovative e-POWER hits 100,000 sales in Europe

e-POWER to the people! Nissan’s unique and innovative e-POWER hits 100,000 sales in Europe

London, UK (January 29th, 2024) Since its debut in September 2022, more than 100,000 customers have taken delivery of Nissan’s innovative e-POWER vehicles. To date, 65,367 Qashqais and 34,663 X-Trails, equipped with this powertain, have been sold in Europe. More than 1 in 5 of those sales have been in the UK, where 21,026 e-POWER models have found homes with customers (18,591 Qashqai and 2,435 X-Trail). What sets e-POWER apart is that the wheels are solely driven by an electric motor. This means the drive is effortless, smooth and quiet – much like a full electric vehicle. Indeed, e-POWER customers’ feedback shows...

Škoda Auto launches production of upgraded Scala and Kamiq

Škoda Auto launches production of upgraded Scala and Kamiq

Mladá Boleslav, 29 January 2024 – Škoda Auto has started producing the updated Scala compact car and the Kamiq city SUV at its main plant in Mladá Boleslav. The latest enhancements to these product lines include new equipment features and assistant systems, usually exclusive to higher vehicle classes. Additionally, the carmaker has substantially increased the use of sustainable materials in both models. Andreas Dick, Škoda Auto Board Member for Production and Logistics, comments: “The Scala was the first Škoda car to be rolled out in our current design language. We have now taken both models to the next level and...

Subaru Releases New Crosstrek Model in the UK

Subaru Releases New Crosstrek Model in the UK

Subaru (UK) Ltd has expanded its SUV offering in the UK with the release of the new Crosstrek model. Replacing the outgoing Subaru XV, the Crosstrek is available in Limited and Touring trim levels with prices starting at £34,290 OTR and going up to £36,290 OTR for the range-topping Touring variant. Order books for this new model are now open, with demonstrator and showroom display vehicles available across the Subaru UK dealer network. Adventure and VersatilityThe Subaru Crosstrek has been designed around the concept of utility and sportiness that lends itself to an active lifestyle. The 220mm ground clearance for...

Maserati Adds New Overseas Region to Global Business Structure

Maserati Adds New Overseas Region to Global Business Structure

Maserati kicks off 2024 by announcing the creation of the new Overseas Region, expected to give the Italian luxury manufacturer’s markets a new business configuration. At the same time, Hamdy Elshantoury has been appointed as the new head of the region. With this latest addition, Maserati’s new market organisation now consists of five regions, namely: US & Canada (North America), Europe, China, Japan & Korea, and the newly created Overseas. With the new Overseas Region, Maserati is reshaping the borders of its worldwide organization. It is redistributing some of markets that were previously part of the former regions and has...

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