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Friday, 28 November 2014
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Euro NCAP were established in 1997. They organise crash-tests and provide motoring consumers with a Realistic and Independent assessment of the Safety performance of some of the most popular cars sold in Europe. NCAP Safety Ratings are internationally recognisable as a reliable indicator of independent consumer information about car safety and over the years have acted as a catalyst in the improved safety of new cars.
Because it is impossible to test every new make and model that comes onto the market each year, a selection is made of the most popular and interesting models to provide the broadest range of consumer information.
As of 2009, Euro NCAP formulated the Star Rating, where each car tested receives 1 star for each aspect of the test with a maximum of 5 stars.
The Renault Clio achieved 99% in the Safety Assist section of the test and Vauxhall’s Mokka scored 100%. The Prestigious Mercedes C-Class Coupe scored 90% in the Adult Protection area.
Monday, 24 November 2014
Friday, 21 November 2014
- Before setting off, clean your windows and windscreen and ensure all your lights are working. Wait until both the front and rear screens have demisted and never attempt to clear them as you’re driving
- Ensure you have a coat in the car and at least one piece of hi-vis clothing. Winter breakdowns are all too common and it’s important to be prepared.
- Switch on the Traffic Alert function on your car radio. It could prove invaluable when it comes to avoiding winter congestion.
- Switch on the dipped headlights and only use front and rear fog lights where visibility is less than 100 metres. Never use full beam: the light will reflect off the fog and decrease your visibility.
- Use your windscreen wipers on an intermittent setting to clear the fine mist that collects and use the windscreen washers to clear any build up of winter road grime.
- Keep a close eye on your speedometer. Without reference points like buildings or trees, fog can cause a visual illusion and make you think you’re travelling slower than you actually are.
- If you do hit a patch of fog, do not hit the brakes hard. Simply ease off the throttle and gradually slow your speed. Braking hard could cause other drivers behind you to panic and brake even harder - pile-ups have been caused this way.
- Don’t fall into the trap of using the car in front as a reference point. It may feel comforting to be close to another car in thick fog but it’s a false sense of security. Keep your distance and mind your surroundings.
- Equally, if someone if following closely behind you, don’t give in to the temptation to speed up. Stay at a constant speed and drive as fast as the conditions legally allow.
- At junctions, wind the window down and listen for traffic. Pull out when you think it’s safe to do so and never hesitate in a position that will put you in the path of oncoming vehicles.
Thursday, 20 November 2014
Carl is a favourite Client of Concept Vehicle Leasing, and one that we have had a fantastic relationship with over the years. Carl leased a Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 CDTi SR VX-Line from us, back in 2011, and is now awaiting delivery of a stunning, new Jaguar XF 2.2D R-Sport Auto. We are honoured to have him write a guest blog on his car washing regime. Thanks Carl for this comprehensive account, and we hope your new Jag serves you well.
|Vauxhall Insignia - Before|
|Vauxhall Insignia - After|
Wednesday, 19 November 2014
Monday, 17 November 2014
Friday, 14 November 2014
Wednesday, 12 November 2014
Ok it might not make any difference to your driving comfort but metallic paint has been a popular option for new cars for over 10 years and can add sophistication and sparkle to your new car. Many of our Special Offers come with Metallic Paint free of charge like this Vauxhall Mokka 1.7 CDTi Tech Line
2. Built-in Sat Nav
Purely for convenience you can't beat a built-in Satellite Navigation system. It's also a better security option as it's less vulnerable to theft and built-in sat navs tend to be more sophisticated than their portable counterparts. Never get lost again with our Renault Clio 1.2 16V Dynamique MediaNav 5-Door Hatchback
3. Heated windscreens
Forget the ice scraper on those cold winter mornings when you can no longer feel your fingers. A heated windscreen will not only melt the ice on the outside but clear up the condensation on the inside too, making it safer to drive. This Ford Fiesta 1.0 EcoBoost Zetec 3-Door Hatchback comes standard with Ford’s QuickClear heated windscreen.
A full leather interior isn't just comfortable but it looks the business too. Nothing says luxury and style more than leather seats and this Land Rover Range Rover Evoque 2.2 eD4 Pure 2WD comes with leather in a choice of colours as standard.
Bluetooth has now transformed the car into a mobile office, allowing you to have a conversation without having to touch the keypad on your phone. Once you have Bluetooth you'll wonder how you ever managed without it. Our Mercedes C220 CDi Executive SE Coupe is equipped with Mercedes Bluetooth prep, so you will never miss a business call again, or be able to catch up with your friends and family on your commute.
6. Integrated TV/DVD Players
If you have kids, you'll know how vital in-car entertainment is for those long journeys. You can drive along listening to AC/DC whilst they watch the latest Disney offering in the back. Bliss.
7. Cruise Control
If you do a lot of motorway driving then Cruise control allows you to relax a little and maintain a constant speed. Obviously it's less useful for city driving but for long hauls it can take some of the strain out of those never-ending journeys. Among other great features this beautiful BMW 420d M Sport Coupe comes prepared with Cruise control.
8. Parking Sensors
Perfect for parking in tight spaces, Parking sensors are particularly useful on large cars like 4x4s and will ensure that you won’t cause damage to the car by reversing into others. This Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 TDi BlueMotion Tech Match 2WD 5dr comes with Parking sensors front and rear, so you are protected all around.