A second version of the Audi e-tron charged with opening up the benefits of the first fully electric Audi to a wider audience has been confirmed for series production and will launch in the UK in 2020.
Land Rover Classic is introducing a range of upgrades for older Defender models. The new Upgrade Kits, the first of their kind from Land Rover Classic, allow Defender owners to enhance 90 and 110 derivatives built between 1994 and 2016.
MG Motor UK has smashed its new car pre-sales records by securing 1,000 orders for its MG ZS EV in just two weeks. Having officially launched the car to the press and public on 17th July, MG has experienced unprecedented demand as customers raced to be one of the first 1,000 retail customers to snap up the electric SUV from just £21,495.
Just weeks after opening reservations for the battery-electric version, Vauxhall’s all-new fifth generation Corsa, which features a new range of petrol and diesel powertrains, is available to order now priced from £15,550 on the road. Diesel models start at £17,560.
London EV Company (LEVC) has announced that it has produced 2,500 examples of its all-new TX electric taxi – and says that the vehicles are already making a huge contribution to reducing urban emissions in London, cities across the UK and in Europe too.
The Volkswagen Arteon is gaining a new entry-level SE specification and a new 148 bhp diesel which will make the mid-range model more affordable. The Arteon SE opens for order this week, with prices starting at £33,085 for petrol models; the new 148 bhp diesel will arrive later in the year.
Honda says the new Honda e features “intuitive and advanced connectivity in a contemporary passenger cabin that sets a new benchmark in the compact EV segment. Complementing its simple and clean exterior styling, the interior of Honda’s new urban electric vehicle uses subtle, contemporary materials, presenting a relaxing and modern feeling space once inside”.
Volkswagen is celebrating the production of one million Touaregs with the special “ONE Million” model. The anniversary model now joins the flagship’s model range and features a range of exclusive equipment.
SsangYong Motors UK is launching special editions of the Tivoli and Rexton SUVs. The specially-equipped Tivoli LE and Rexton ICE are available from showrooms from mid-July.
Mazda has announced UK specifications and pricing for the Skyactiv-X version of the all-new Mazda3. Arriving in October, Mazda3s fitted with this engine will start from £23,555 with combined economy of up to 52.3mpg, while at the same time the all-new Mazda3 saloon will make its UK debut powered by the 178bhp Skyactiv-X engine and the 114bhp Skyactiv-D diesel engine.