Video PUBLISHED: 18:10 03 March 2019 | UPDATED: 18:25 03 March 2019 Lewis Hamilton's 2019 Mercedes F1 W10 EQ Power+ car. Picture: Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix Ltd. © Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix Ltd. As the Formula One circus heads to Australia for the first 2019 grand prix, we take an in-depth look at the technical specifications of the new Mercedes F1 W10 EQ Power+ car that world champion Lewis Hamilton will drive this season. The five-time F1 world champion from Stevenage will kick-off his title defence in Melbourne on Sunday, March 17.Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport took the wraps off their 10th modern-day F1 car at Silverstone in February, which was followed by two four-day tests in Spain at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.Mercedes team supremo Toto Wolff said: “We’re taking nothing for granted, every team is a potential threat.”The Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+ completed its first laps at the Silverstone International Circuit.Both Hertfordshire-born … [Read more...] about Technical specifications of Lewis Hamilton’s new 2019 Mercedes F1 car
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I have a 08 BMW 318i with low mileage. We do around 12,000km a year. Two small children later and we need more room. I have a €20k budget plus trade in. I'm looking for a good all rounder (both city and motorway driving) with a petrol engine and large boot. Would appreciate your views and advice. Gillian: The first one popping into my head is the Nissan Qashqai, mainly because it is popular as a petrol so you will find one. A 1.2 one-year-old might just about squeeze into budget for the nice spec SV but for a few extra goodies, you might be better off going for a 171/172 SVE or SV Premium model. I am conscious you are coming out of a BMW 3-series and I have been there. Actually it was when I was expecting my first child and I wanted something with a bigger boot also. I did eventually get into a Nissan but it wasn't my first choice after owning a Beemer. The issue is finding a petrol model to suit. The likes of Audi, BMW, Mercedes and other German brands are still predominantly … [Read more...] about All-rounder; buying used; petrol only; €8,000 for small car; is PCP worth it?
Wait is over as thrilling new Toyota Supra sports car is unveiled BelfastTelegraph.co.uk After months of leaks, teasers, hints and trails, Toyota this week finally officially revealed the Supra sports car. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/cars/wait-is-over-as-thrilling-new-toyota-supra-sports-car-is-unveiled-37724865.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article37724801.ece/a7f42/AUTOCROP/h342/Toyota-GR-Supra-A90-Edition-2.jpg Email After months of leaks, teasers, hints and trails, Toyota this week finally officially revealed the Supra sports car. Developed alongside the new BMW Z4 convertible, with which is shares many components, it’s a 155mph two-door coupe with a turbo straight-six engine and an eight-speed ZF automatic gearbox. As official pictures show, it’s been worth the wait: the car is a sleek, muscular drop-top with a 0-62mph time of 4.3 seconds. The 155mph top speed is electronically limited. Prices start from £52,695 on the road. All … [Read more...] about Wait is over as thrilling new Toyota Supra sports car is unveiled
Business By Victoria Fritz BBC transport correspondent 10 May 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/business-44068042 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel BMW is recalling cars in the UK after the BBC's Watchdog found that vehicles could cut out … [Read more...] about BMW recall: What owners need to do
If your car has developed a fault, or for consumer advice, turn to Honest John by emailing [email protected] Buy one and stop me I have a six-year-old Mitsubishi Outlander which has been an excellent car but recently the anti-lock braking (ABS) and automatic stability control (ASC) warning lights came on. The garage says that the ABS pump needs replacing at a cost of more than £2,000. This seems a very large amount of money to spend – is that a reasonable sum for this kind of work? How do I know that it’s not just a fault with the warning light, as it came onduring the recent extremely hot weather. If the pump is faulty, can it be repaired at a lower price rather than replaced? JH... Register for free to read this article, or log in to your Telegraph account Register Log in … [Read more...] about Honest John: my garage says my car needs a new ABS braking pump, but how can I be sure?