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At Motor Range we know that for many people, cars aren’t just for practical use.  Whether you’re a petrolhead or a sedate Sunday driver, most of us enjoy taking a trip out in our motor, for a day, a week or even longer.
Ever since the Nissan Juke was introduced in 2010, it has been polarizing the automotive world because of its brave and unconventional design. In short, it was the first really quirky crossover with presence that just couldn’t be forgotten. More importantly, the buyers all over the world loved it for its peculiar charm, and soon the Juke became the definitive it-car in the rapidly expanding crossover SUV class.
When it was first introduced in 1974, the Volkswagen Golf instantly became an icon and a revolution in the expanding hatchback class. It wasn’t the first hatchback on the market, but it was the most practical, and its quality was astounding. 

The process of buying a new car is a very exciting one.  Don’t be tempted to make a rush decision; after all, apart from buying a home, a car is the most expensive purchase that most of us will make.  Don’t get distracted by all the shiny newness of your potential next car - take the sensible approach and follow our top tips for making the most of your test drive.

Are you a good driver?  Yes?  No?  Don’t care?  Well, you should!  From improving the health of your car, to boosting your own health and wealth, even enhancing your looks - there’s a long list of benefits of driving well.

For twenty-five years we’ve raced around track after track chasing mushrooms, princesses and monkeys in pursuit of the hallowed trophy in Mario Kart!  Along the way we’ve done our best to triumph on Super-Circuits, Double-Dashes and more recently anti-gravity courses. Things could be about to get interesting as a new Mario Kart appears in town.

Using your mobile phone while driving has been a hot topic for quite a while now.

Recently, it’s been even more in the spotlight, thanks to major changes in the laws around drivers using mobile phones while behind the wheel.

Taking ownership of a new car can be full of surprises, with all those gadgets and features to get to grips with. It can take months or even years to familiarise yourself with a car, and just when you think you’ve got it all figured out, you’ll find something new!

New model launches and re-launches by Audi never fail to grab massive amounts of publicity. But given that the Audi A6 goes head-to-head against some the biggest heavyweights in the executive saloon category - think the BMW 5 Series, Jaguar XE and Mercedes-Benz E-Class - the current A6 model sneaked out with barely more than a whisper when it came out in 2011.

Here at Motor Range, we have large stocks and a high turnover of vans of various sizes. But we know through experience that lots of our customers are new to buying a van.