The BMW i8 – is this the future of sports cars?

The BMW i8 has generated quite a lot of noise in the motoring world for being the first real attempt at a production electric super car from a mainstream manufacturer, and has won considerable plaudits for it’s various successes in doing so. Though some compromises have been made to make it so, there’s no denying that the car is a striking thing to look at, and the figures on p...
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Different types of car financing available

HP finance – Most dealerships offer car finance, this may be through their own internal department or may be using a third party such as Black Horse. Make sure that you are aware of the APR that they are charging, monthly repayments and term of the loan. Once the agreement has come to and end, the car belongs to you. Leasing - Leasing agreements are usually long-term rental ag...
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Checking insurance cover for a rented vehicle

The majority of car insurance policies do not cover you when you are renting a car, this sometimes includes courtesy cars so it is always best to double check with your provider. Most rental companies offer their own insurance for which you may be offered at a daily rate. If you are hiring the car long term, they may let you insure it yourself providing that you can provide the...
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Enjoying a sports car without owning one

Many people would love to own a sports car. Having the adrenalin rush and making people’s heads turn as you drive up the street can be an extremely satisfying experience for drives of ages, male or female. But the reality of owning a sports car can often be the thing that stops many of us owning one. The initially cost is often quite high, especially if you are looking at buyin...
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Owning a sports car

Sports cars are fast becoming more affordable for the average Joe. Many manufacturers are now releasing a reasonably priced sports car to allow everyday people the opportunity to own one. When looking to buy a sports car you should not only consider the initially purchase price, but also the running costs an maintenance. Most sporty models tend to guzzle fuel and this is...
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