Andrew McDonald • There are so many different types of vehicles on the road, and so many variations in engine choices in one model of vehicle, it can be confusing to the everyday motorist to decide on the appropriate fuel. There are also many reports of people putting the wrong fuel in their vehicles, often with catastrophic results. This guide will help clarify fuel differences, and what to do if you put the wrong fuel into your vehicle. What are the fuel types commonly available? Enter any fuel station and you’ll see a whole range of different fuels, especially the premium offerings. You’ll see regular unleaded, or 91-octane, premium unleaded 95, premium unleaded 98, E10 unleaded, E85 ethanol, diesel and premium diesel. That’s a lot of choice and potential disaster considering that there are only two major fuels: unleaded petrol and diesel. LPG, or liquid petroleum gas, is another fuel you’ll find, but it’s not as popular as it … [Read more...] about Which fuel type do I need? Petrol, diesel, E10, LPG… what’s the difference?
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PUBLISHED: 17:06 14 April 2018 | UPDATED: 17:06 14 April 2018 Taz Ali Figures show that 193,784 new and existing diesel cars were registered in 2017 in Norfolk. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY Archant Hundreds of thousands of diesel vehicles are clogging up the region’s roads despite calls for motorists to opt for more cleaner fuels. Figures from the Department of Transport and DVLA show there were 193,784 registered diesel cars in Norfolk last year, which accounted for 41pc of all cars. There were also 61,016 diesel vans, which increases the total number of diesel-powered vehicles by 5,162 compared to the previous year. King’s Lynn and West Norfolk had the highest number of diesel vehicles in the county, with 1,111 more cars being registered last year putting the total up to 37,204. This is more than the number of diesel cars in Norwich and Great Yarmouth combined, both of which had the lowest number of motorists driving diesel cars in Norfolk, at 17,912 and 17,720 … [Read more...] about Thousands more diesel cars on Norfolk roads despite health and environmental risks
Auto Review by Jay Khan, 26th February 2018, 26th February 2018 Last updated 14:41 quick Model spec: Skoda Superb Hatch Sportline Price: £37135 Engine: 2.0-Litre, 4-cylinder TSI Max Speed: 155 facts 0-60: 5.8 seconds BHP/Torque: 280 / 350 Economy: 38mpg combined C02: 160g/km Tax: /year The Skoda Superb, is a near S Class sized car for the price of a bag of chips, relatively speaking, it’s Skoda’s flagship saloon/hatch offering and while it doesn’t offer S Class rivaling levels of premium luxury, rather, it’s a very well made, quality focused car. It’s sufficiently stylish on the outside and enormously practical on the inside. The biggest selling point is the space/price ratio meaning it’s a bargain. The Superb is no longer available with a performance derivative, the VRS model has been phased out. In … [Read more...] about Skoda Superb Hatch, Sportline 4×4 Review
0 Comments 7 great new cars from the Detroit Motor Show 2018 BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The Detroit Motor Show, staged in once-mighty Motown itself, is one of America’s greatest motor shows. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/cars/7-great-new-cars-from-the-detroit-motor-show-2018-36503037.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article36503020.ece/ab30d/AUTOCROP/h342/Bullet%20-%20green%20on%20right.jpg Email The Detroit Motor Show, staged in once-mighty Motown itself, is one of America’s greatest motor shows. And it’s one where manufacturers traditionally reveal key new models. The North American International Auto Show, to give it its full title, is now in full swing, with days of industry/press previews before officially opening to the public on 20 January. Held annually at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit, Michigan, it’s been the scene of manys a legendary reveal. This year there are 24 new cars/models being unveiled – or … [Read more...] about 7 great new cars from the Detroit Motor Show 2018
Tata Motors has been a pioneer. Over the years, the Indian automaker introduced a lot of versatile cars, some worked others didn’t. The ones that didn’t set sales charts afire were slowly forgotten. Here’s to the memories of 10 such forgotten cars and SUVs. Sierra The Sierra was India’s first compact SUV long before the term was even coined. With butch looks, a three door SUV form factor and even 4X4 thrown in, the Sierra was a man’s machine. It never really took off as few Indians could afford to splurge on something so unique, and unconventional. The Sierra was sold with 2 liter diesel and turbo diesel engines. Estate The Estate was just that, a stationwagon with many cosmetic parts and mechanicals borrowed from the Sierra. The car’s design was said to be based on Mercedes Benz station wagons of the 1980s, and this theory makes sense given the fact that Tata used to assemble Mercedes Benz’s until the latter decided to go it alone in … [Read more...] about 10 forgotten Tata cars & SUVs: Sierra to Safari 3.0