First Drive: Can Mercedes V-Class repeat global success of Viano?
Apr09

First Drive: Can Mercedes V-Class repeat global success of Viano?

TheChauffeur.com report, Dr. Ian Kuah gets behind the wheel of the new Mercedes-Benz V-Class to find out if it lives up to the standards Viano chauffeurs are used to… From the moment you climb on board, the new V-Class feels premium and special, the leather-covered dashboard and state-of-the art controls striking a clear relationship with the new C and S-Class. The electrically activated sliding doors on both sides are a big...

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Can Range Rover Long Wheelbase compete with top sellers?
Apr04

Can Range Rover Long Wheelbase compete with top sellers?

The perfect chauffeur car consists of a number if vital factors, and there are only a handful of cars within the chauffeur market that tick all the boxes. Comfort, rear legroom, boot space, economy, safety and desirability are some of the major factors we look at when reviewing a chauffeur vehicle for this site, and over the last ten years, we’ve only given the thumbs up to a small amount of them. Late last year, Jaguar Land...

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Rolls-Royce Unveil Ghost Series II improving looks and technology
Mar07

Rolls-Royce Unveil Ghost Series II improving looks and technology

Rolls-Royce has unveiled a major update to its Ghost model which includes a number of cosmetic changes and updates inside the cabin. The Ghost Series II was official launched at the 2014 Geneva Salon this week bringing with it re-sculpted headlights, with unbroken daytime running lights framing a new, more dynamic shape, giving Ghost Series II a distinct visual signature from the front. The front of the car has also been revised with...

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Porsche Panamera one to watch in chauffeur car sector
Feb28

Porsche Panamera one to watch in chauffeur car sector

When you tell others you work as a chauffeur, I would lay money you are regularly asked “What celebrities have you driven?” For many the answer is “None”, which normally disappoints. The reason I say this is because when people find out I review chauffeur vehicles for a living, the first question normally asked is “What’s the best car you’ve ever driven?”. It’s an extremely hard...

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Audi reveals more information on super-eco A6 model
Feb13

Audi reveals more information on super-eco A6 model

Audi has released more information on a range of new Audi ‘ultra’ models focusing on economy together with power and luxury. The A6 TDi Ultra houses a new 2.0-litre diesel engine that supersedes the existing 177PS unit and complies with forthcoming EU6 emissions regulations. Power increases to 190PS and torque from 380Nm to 400Nm, the latter available over a wider spread from 1,750 to 3,000rpm. At launch in the UK the new unit is...

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S-Class Clinches Chauffeur Readers’ Choice Award 2014
Feb04

S-Class Clinches Chauffeur Readers’ Choice Award 2014

The chauffeur industry has spoken and voted the Mercedes-Benz S-Class as the car of choice in The Chauffeur Car of the Year 2014 Readers Choice category. In a survey of a hundred large and small chauffeur operators around the UK, leading online industry magazine, TheChauffeur.com asked; “Which vehicle would you choose for your chauffeur company?” The results showed 36% voted for the all-new Mercedes-Benz S-Class...

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