E-Class Hybrid covers 1,223 miles on one tank of fuel
Jun27

E-Class Hybrid covers 1,223 miles on one tank of fuel

A standard, British-registered Mercedes-Benz E 300 BlueTEC HYBRID has driven from Africa to the UK non-stop on one tank of fuel. British journalist Andrew Frankel was behind the adventure. Averaging 73.6 mpg (3.1 l/100 km), the journey took him from Tangier in Northern Africa to the UK, visiting two continents, four countries and three time zones in a total time of 27 hours on the road which he shared with a relief driver – arriving...

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Volvo shows off new luxury interior of forthcoming XC90
May29

Volvo shows off new luxury interior of forthcoming XC90

Volvo has released the first interior images of the all-new Volvo XC90, revealing the most luxurious to have been designed for the manufacturer. “The most striking feature is a tablet-like touch screen control console, which forms the heart of an all-new in-car control system,” said Thomas Ingenlath, Senior Vice President Design of Volvo Cars. This system – full details of which will be released at a later date – is virtually button...

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Bentley reveals celebratory model for UK customers
May23

Bentley reveals celebratory model for UK customers

Bentley is marking its 95th anniversary in the UK by unveiling the ‘Mulsanne 95’, a striking special edition of the company’s luxurious flagship model. Only 15 examples will be hand crafted by Bentley’s Mulliner division in Crewe and all are reserved for customers in the United Kingdom. Their British-inspired colours, as well as a unique wood veneer and range of design cues, all emphasise the exclusive nature of the Mulsanne. Three...

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Phaeton turns 12 years-old and VW could reveal new model
May16

Phaeton turns 12 years-old and VW could reveal new model

For those readers who were lucky enough to get The Chauffeur Magazine from the very beginning in 2003, we’ve always raved about a very dark horse within the chauffeur industry. In 2002, Volkswagen announced the Phaeton – a super luxury saloon which would take on the likes of Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi. First came the V6 petrol model, then eventually the long wheelbase V10 diesel broke cover, and at the time it was...

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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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