BMW X5 Plug-In technology likely to feature in 7-Series model
Mar27

BMW X5 Plug-In technology likely to feature in 7-Series model

BMW has recently released details of plug-in technology for its X5 model, the first announcement which hints towards the features chauffeurs could expect to see in the new 7-Series for 2016. Using the technology from the manufacturers i brand, the X5 Plug-in features zero emissions and boasts figures of around 90mpg with a CO2 of 77 g/km. Although nothing official has been announced, this model could contain many of the features...

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Stunning Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman brings new level of chauffeur transport
Mar12

Stunning Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman brings new level of chauffeur transport

The 50th birthday of the best-known Pullman saloon of them all, the Mercedes-Benz 600 has been revealed at the Geneva Motor Show. The launch of the new Pullman. Mercedes-Maybach’s second model will assume the top-of-the-range position, with vis-à-vis seating in the passenger compartment and high-end automotive luxury that is traditionally associated with Maybach. Its length of 6.5 metres alone is a sign of the special status of...

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New Skoda Superb offers more space and luxury for chauffeurs
Mar06

New Skoda Superb offers more space and luxury for chauffeurs

‘The best Skoda yet’ has received its world premiere in Prague – the new Superb, popular with premium chauffeur and private hire companies has been overhauled to offer increased luxury levels and performance. Originally launched in 2001, more than 700,000 units have been sold globally with its acres of rear passenger legroom and acres of boot space being the main selling point for operators. Now, the new Superb boasts...

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Real world test for Audi Matrix LED headlight system
Jan30

Real world test for Audi Matrix LED headlight system

It’s always difficult to see how new vehicle technology will work in everyday situations when you see the manufacturers fancy TV ads or other promotions – so TheChauffeur.com decided to find out how Audi’s LED Matrix headlights work in the real world. We got our hands on the recently facelift Audi A8L which boasts the matrix LED headlight system (an option for around £2,000). It allows the driver to constantly use full beam as...

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Industry Exclusive: First Drive of 2015 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class S600
Jan10

Industry Exclusive: First Drive of 2015 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class S600

TheChauffeur.com reporter Dr Ian Kuah travels to California to be one of the first behind the wheel of the new Mercedes-Maybach S-Class S600. He finds out what the chauffeur industry can expect from the super luxury limo. Mercedes claim their new Mercedes-Maybach is the quietest and most comfortable limousine on sale today. The fact that it is also less expensive than its rivals from Bentley and Rolls-Royce is an added bonus. Mercedes...

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Fresh new Audi Q7 to be revealed early 2015
Dec16

Fresh new Audi Q7 to be revealed early 2015

Audi will be showing the world the all-new Q7 SUV as it debuts at the Detroit Motor Show in January 2015. The manufacturer has shaved off a massive 325 kilograms and increased interior passenger and luggage space although the vehicle itself is smaller. New efficient engines will reduce the fuel consumption of the Q7 TDI by as much as 23 percent. The first phase of UK-bound Q7 models will be powered by the latest incarnation of the 3.0...

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