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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.

Motoring journalists have been falling over themselves to praise the latest Mercedes E-Class, even going so far as to widely compare it with the model next up the range, the S-Class limousine.

A BMW is apparently the car most Liverpudlians would like to have parked outside their house.

And the research which found this, for a leading car sales website, is pretty timely, as the latest version of the German prestige car-maker’s 5 Series went on sale here in the UK in February.

No matter what vehicle you drive, there’s no cargo more precious than your child. As the home of family friendly motoring in Liverpool, Motor Range wants nothing more than to keep our friends and customers safe and legal on the road so we’ve already had a look at new car seat laws - here’s what you need to know...