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Car Modifications That Need to be Stopped Immediately

Car Modifications That Need to be Stopped Immediately

Remember when we were kids and the first Fast and the Furious film had just been released? And do you remember telling all your friends that when you get your first car you were going to soup it up to the max; decals, wings, spoilers – the whole shebang?

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5 Driving Habits That Are Actually Illegal

5 Driving Habits That Are Actually Illegal

When you learn to drive a car, not only is there the aspect of learning how to actually make it move, but you also have to learn all the little things that you can and can’t do behind the wheel.

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What To Do If Your Car Is Recalled

What To Do If Your Car Is Recalled

With a rise in the number of cars that manufacturers are recalling increasing year on year, should we be worried that they are producing more dangerous cars?

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Future Technologies to Make Roads Safer

Future Technologies to Make Roads Safer

Ever since the inception of the automobile, the seatbelt and the airbag have been the most notable instances of technology being developed to improve safety for drivers.

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Are LED Headlights a Danger to The Road?

Are LED Headlights a Danger to The Road?

Energy efficiency had led to the implementation of LED headlights in hundreds of thousands of vehicles across the UK. With this said, the RAC has warned that the benefits of this technology could be overshadowed by the danger they exhibit.

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Signs That Your Brakes Need Checking

Signs That Your Brakes Need Checking

Problems can arise between your yearly MOT and service appointment, which is why drivers should always be on the look-out for any suspicious noises or unusual activity as these could signal a developing problem. Read on to find out the signs to watch out for when it comes to your brakes…

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How To Perform A 6-Point Vehicle Check

How To Perform A 6-Point Vehicle Check

Our cars are wonderful pieces of machinery, but they still need taking care of to make sure they perform to the best of their abilities and to avoid unexpected repairs.

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Our Guide to Fixing a Flat Tyre

Our Guide to Fixing a Flat Tyre

Although a driving test prepares you for driving in most conditions, it will not prepare you for the day you develop a flat tyre. After all, we expect to find our car ready for the road. Here at V12 Sports and Classics, we believe that being prepared for the worst when it comes to car ownership can make you a better driver.

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The Secrets No One Will Tell You About Amateur Racing

The Secrets No One Will Tell You About Amateur Racing

If you’re thinking of getting into car racing, there is plenty of information you can find online and if you ask around, you can learn a few tricks of the trade before you even get onto the track.

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Everything You Need to Know About Registration Plates

Everything You Need to Know About Registration Plates

Every vehicle has them, but how do registration plates work, and how are they supposed to be read? Registration plates change twice throughout the year to help us easily identify a few things about the car – as well as gossip about which neighbour has bought a new car. The registration plate system can be difficult to understand for some, especially when you add personalised plates into the mix.

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A Beginners Guide to Car Insurance

A Beginners Guide to Car Insurance

If you drive a car in the UK, then you need insurance. Anyone who owns a car is legally obliged to have it insured unless it is officially registered as off the road with the DVLA.For a lot of motorists, insurance doesn’t come cheap. There are people out there who are paying over the odds for their car cover and staying with the same insurer year after year can see prices rise.

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A Brief Guide to MOT Tests

A Brief Guide to MOT Tests

Here at V12 Sports and Classics, we carry out a 128 comprehensive multi-point check before we advertise all of our vehicles, however that doesn’t mean that a yearly MOT isn’t necessary. Read on to find out everything you need to know…

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The Biggest Myths About Black Box Insurance

The Biggest Myths About Black Box Insurance

Here at V12 Sports and Classics we believe in giving every driver the opportunity to form their own opinion once they are presented with the facts. Read on as we bust some of the biggest myths on black box insurance…

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People’s Favourite Car Ads Of Recent Times

People’s Favourite Car Ads Of Recent Times

Car companies have built empires so large, that today they have serious budgets to spend on marketing new cars. Most car adverts of the modern day are more short films than advertisements. Even if the advert doesn’t get us to buy the car, it still gets us talking about the brand, which builds a connection that lasts over time.

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Which Car is Most Fuel Efficient?

Which Car is Most Fuel Efficient?

If you want a car to go easy on your wallet then it is important to find a car that sips fuel rather than guzzles it. Fuel prices rarely stay stable and even rarer is the occasion when they reduce in price, so it is vital that your car has impressive fuel economy.

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Beginners Guide to Frosty Mornings

Beginners Guide to Frosty Mornings

We all know that as we get further into the depths of winter, the mornings get darker, colder and generally more miserable. As you force yourself out of your warm bed, you may be dreading facing the consequences of a sharp drop in temperature.

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3 Of The UK’s Most Scenic Drives

3 Of The UK’s Most Scenic Drives

We all dream of hopping into our car and hitting the open road for a well-deserved road trip across a beautiful landscape. Whilst we may not all be able to afford a trip to drive the famous Big Sur in California - or explore the Great Ocean Road in Australia - there are a number of stunning, scenic drives around the UK that could provide an answer.

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How the Practical Driving Test Has Changed

How the Practical Driving Test Has Changed

Here at V12 Sports and Classics, we recognise that these changes in the system can make passing your driving test much harder, especially if you have been taking lessons for a while. Read on to find out how the practical driving test has changed…

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6 tips to safer driving this Autumn

6 tips to safer driving this Autumn

Across the UK we have definitely been having our fair share of autumn weather, so it’s time to start talking about driving safety in the different weather conditions. Below are our tips to keep you driving safely in the colder months.

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A Clear Focus on Driving this World Sight Day

A Clear Focus on Driving this World Sight Day

As a chain of responsible car dealerships, we would like to highlight that Thursday 11th October 2018 is World Sight Day, the annual day of awareness for blindness and vision impairment.

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Basic Car Repairs Every Driver Should Be Able To Do

Basic Car Repairs Every Driver Should Be Able To Do

Most people start driving when in their teens but not many of them actually know how to perform even the most basic repairs? It can be impossible to imagine living without our car, but from time to time, they are going to fail.

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The Lowdown on Car Finance

The Lowdown on Car Finance

Here at V12 Sports and Classics we also offer finance agreements however we like to ensure that our customers know what they are purchasing which is why we are going to go over everything you need to know…

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Important Advice For Newly Qualified Drivers

Important Advice For Newly Qualified Drivers

Here at V12 Sports and Classics, we try to reassure new drivers looking for their first car as much as we can, however there are a few important pieces of information that every motorist should know. Read on to find out more…

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How Part Exchanges Work When Buying A Car

How Part Exchanges Work When Buying A Car

Here at V12 Sports and Classics we offer an incredible part exchange service in order to ensure that you get the best possible price.

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How to Spot Accident Damage on a Used Car

How to Spot Accident Damage on a Used Car

When buying a used car it’s important that you look out for any signs that the car has been in an accident in the past. Assessing accident damage will help you determine the real value of the car as well as help you detect any future problems that may affect the vehicle.

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