Facelift Jaguar XJ brings new technology and increased economy
Jun18

Facelift Jaguar XJ brings new technology and increased economy

Featuring subtle changes to the exterior, yet major improvements to the interior technology, the facelift Jaguar XJ has broken cover. The driving experience is better than ever, according to the manufacturer. Thanks to a V6 diesel engine which offers more power and torque and less fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, and an electric power-assisted steering system that enhances Jaguar’s reputation for unrivalled agility and...

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Plug-in all-wheel drive models included in new BMW 7-Series range
Jun12

Plug-in all-wheel drive models included in new BMW 7-Series range

The largest, most luxurious yet most economical 7-series ever made has been revealed by BMW at the Munich motor show – and the range now includes a plug-in hybrid LWB model. The BMW EfficientLightweight concept means the models in the new BMW 7 Series line-up are up to 130kg lighter than their predecessors, despite boasting a significantly greater number of comfort and safety features. With all long wheelbase models, the Design...

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Could new Audi Q7 be class leader in chauffeur sector?
May18

Could new Audi Q7 be class leader in chauffeur sector?

“Build it and they will come!” Paraphrasing the famous saying from the 1989 movie, Field of Dreams, is not an inaccurate way of describing Audi’s sales success with the first generation Q7. Between 2006 and this year, they have sold over half a million copies of their first ever full-size SUV. TheChauffeur.com reporter Dr. Ian Kuah is one of the first journalists to get behind the wheel of the all-new Q7. He writes; First impressions...

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UK Chauffeurs to miss out on most luxurious Volvo ever made
Apr15

UK Chauffeurs to miss out on most luxurious Volvo ever made

Volvo is to unveil an elegant and refined four-seat version of its recently launched XC90 at the Shanghai International Automobile Show – but these will not been heading to the UK according to the manufacturer. The XC90 ‘Excellence’ is based on Volvo’s all new XC90 sports utility vehicle – it has just four seats compared to the original’s seven, creating an enormous amount of additional space for rear seat...

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Chauffeurs get sneak peek of forthcoming Mercedes-Benz V-Class
Apr14

Chauffeurs get sneak peek of forthcoming Mercedes-Benz V-Class

Chauffeurs in the south-east got a glimpse of one of the first Mercedes-Benz V-Class in the country today (14th April 2015). Lookers Mercedes-Benz of Gatwick held an exclusive event at its dealership for the chauffeur industry, so they can discover the newest people carrier on the block, which is to replace the Viano. Models will start arriving in the country later this year, but Editor Paul Gibson managed to sneak five minutes behind...

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Best ever Range Rover gives chauffeur clients increased luxury and comfort
Mar31

Best ever Range Rover gives chauffeur clients increased luxury and comfort

Land Rover will unveil the Range Rover SVAutobiography at the 2015 New York International Auto Show, adding even more luxury, design sophistication and performance to an enhanced line-up. Built at Special Vehicle Operations’ (SVO) Technical Centre in the UK, SVAutobiography features unique exterior design enhancements, an exclusive premium leather interior with unique trim finishes and the option of a whopping 5.0-litre V8...

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