Are Modified Cars More Expensive to Insure?

There are different levels to car modification. Cars are considered modified if there have been any non-standard modifications made to the car, that were not originally part of the manufacturer’s specification. This includes cosmetic, functional and performance enhancements.

Mercedes-Benz & AMG : Where Beauty Meets a Powerful Beast

One small step for AMG, one giant leap for Mercedes.

White Van Man; Is the Stereotype True? ~ Motor Heads : Car Blog - Automotive & Motoring News UK

You’ve seen him when you’re out driving. Filling up your rear-view mirror on your morning commute. Sitting right on your tail with his full beams on, despite the fact you’re driving at exactly at the speed limit. And he’s on his mobile too! Typical. They cut you up, undertake and cause all road users grief. Or do they? Have we been giving Britain’s white van men a hard time?

British Car Buyers Turn Their Back on Haggling ~ Motor Heads

According to Auto Trader’s new Market Report, the art of haggling seems to be on the decline, with 56% of car buyers who bought a car in the last six months claiming to have paid the asking price...or more with add-ons etc.

Gender Divides Autopilot Drivers ~ Motor Heads

It is official - a new study released concludes that men and women drift into different worlds when switched to ‘autopilot’ and hope for different benefits from future automotive advances.

Most Influential Female Entreprenuers Revealed on The 2016 Maserati 100 List ~ Motor Heads

Women central to supporting the next generation of up-and-coming business talent have been named on the second ‘Maserati 100’ index.

Are You the Passenger From Hell? ~ Motor Heads

Changing the radio station.... It's my pet peeve!

Driven to Distraction: Motorists Put Social Media Addiction Before Personal Safety ~ Motor Heads...

A YouGov survey commissioned by legal firm Simpson Millar LLP found that 89% of GB adults online recognise that there is some sort of penalty for using a mobile phone at the wheel, but just under half (47%) know the current penalty.

Honda Named Most Reliable Manufacturer in Survey of Over 30,000 European Drivers ~ Motor Heads ~...

A survey carried out by Organisation of Consumers and Users (OCU), of over 30,000 European drivers focusing on the reliability of over 178 different models has found that customers rate Honda as the most reliable car brand.

The Final 2015 TW Steel Daytona DMAX Update and 2016 News ~ Motor Heads ~ Car Blog ~ Automotive News

Read Ade's final installment of the 2015 DMAX Championships and what he has in store for 2016!

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Striking Scirocco GTS Special Edition Earns Its Stripes ~ Motor Heads

Volkswagen is enhancing the appeal of more of its core models with the debut this month of a number of eye-catching special editions.

First Car, First Love? Win Back Your First Car with Direct Line! ~ Motor Heads

First cars are the gateway to so many important experiences that they are often looked back on with genuine love and affection. Now, Direct Line are offering one lucky person the chance to be reunited with their first car and rekindle that love!

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The Jaguar F-Type British Design Edition ~ Motor Heads

From the moment it was unveiled, the Jaguar F-Type gained global recognition as a great contemporary British design – including the prestigious World Car Design of the Year accolade – and now its appeal has been further enhanced by the creation of the exclusive British Design Edition.

Landlord Lays on a Silent Night Ride Home for Regulars this Christmas ~ Motor Heads ~ Car Blog ~...

Santa may have his sleigh, but one pub landlord has found a more modern means of transport to help his regulars home after closing time this Christmas – an all-electric van.

Just Picture It : Hot Hatch Wall of Fame at The Performance Car Show ~ Motor Heads ~ Car Blog ~...

In celebration of the all-new Hot Hatch Nirvana theme, the Performance Car Show presented by Landsail Tyres in association with Autocar and is giving you the chance to incorporate your very own hot hatch into next year’s highly anticipated event.

The Fast Car Festival : A Major New Event for 2016 ~ Motor Heads ~ Car Blog ~ Automotive News

An all-new show with a festival feel and a wide variety of performance car action is set to be a must-attend event in the 2016 show season when it takes place next summer.

Nokia Sells HERE to Major Car Consortium for €2.55 Billion ~ Motor Heads

December has proven to be an important month for a major car consortium, which has just completed a €2.55 billion takeover from HERE inventors Nokia.

Date Announced for Leading 2016 Ford Show #FORDFEST ~ Motor Heads

The date has been confirmed for one of the country’s leading Ford events, based at the world famous Santa Pod drag strip in Podington, Beds. #fordfest

McLaren 675LT Spider : Fastest Open-top McLaren Model Ever ~ Motor Heads

McLaren Automotive has revealed the latest chapter in the history of the iconic ‘Longtail’ name with confirmation of the 675LT Spider.

HO HO SLOW! Gridlock on December 24th at 11:42am Set to Turn Nation into Grinches ~ Motor Heads...

Car buying expert, Zuto, has revealed there will be travel chaos on December 24th at 11:42am, as 9.9 million drivers set off on the long drive home for Christmas.

Volvo Lets You Have Your Christmas Shopping Delivered Directly to Your Car ~ Motor Heads ~ Car...

With just days to go before Black Friday and Cyber Monday – the busiest online shopping days of the Christmas season – Sweden’s Volvo Cars has unveiled a brand-new way to take some of the hassle out of Christmas shopping.

Vallie Brings UK’s First On-Demand Parking Service to London ~ Motor Heads ~ Car Blog ~...

Vallie, the UK’s first on-demand valet parking service is now available in the City of London. Customers will be able to drop off their cars at any destination of choice within the City of London service zone, then hand over their keys to a pre-checked Vallie driver.

4 of the Best Cars at the 2015 Dubai Motor Show ~ Motor Heads ~ Car Blog ~ Automotive News

W Motors, a Dubai-based company, decided to unveil its next car exclusively on home soil at the Dubai Motor Show. The Fenyr SuperSport.

British Bond Actress Naomie Harris Introduces New Range Rover Evoque Convertible ~ Motor Heads ~...

Land Rover has unveiled its first luxury compact convertible SUV along the iconic coastline of Los Angeles in Santa Monica, CA. 'Spectre' actress Naomie Harris was one of the first to view the newest member of the Range Rover family, as it was revealed for the first time ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Garmin NuviCam Review ~ Motor Heads ~ Car Blog ~ Automotive News

It would be hard for most of us to honestly get excited about a sat nav, however, millions of people rely on them totally and utterly.

The Top 10 Most Unusual Funeral Vehicle Choices Revealed ~ Motor Heads ~ Car Blog ~ Automotive News

A survey, conducted by the UK’s leading funeral vehicle coachbuilder, has revealed the top ten most unusual funeral vehicle requests, with a Del Boy style three wheeler, a Scooby Doo coloured van and an airport fire engine all making the list of irregular transport requirements.

Getting A Used Audi R8? Don't Leave Home Without This Buyers Guide! ~ Motor Heads ~ Car Blog ~...

The good news for Audi R8 fans is that the car is now within their reach!

The Historic Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run [PHOTOS] ~ Motor Heads ~ Car Blog ~...

More than 380 pioneering veteran cars dating back to very the dawn of motoring enjoyed unseasonably mild conditions to take part in this year’s Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run.

Chris Evans joins hundreds of machines in the magical pilgrimage from London to Brighton.

Classic & Sports Car : The Top 10 Things to See and Do at Alexandra Palace ~ Motor Heads ~ Car...

With the inaugural Classic & Sports Car – The London Show opening its doors to the public today, here is a top 10 list of things to see and do at Alexandra Palace.

Motor Heads Road Test: Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC Sport ~ Motor Heads ~ Car Blog ~ Automotive News

The Civic is certainly getting a lot of press at the moment after the launch of the savage Type-R (review on the way soon). But as a model in itself the Civic is so much more than a road rocket. Honda's hatchback hero has always been much more of a family favourite and the latest version is no exception.

Charles Dance’s 1967 Ford Mustang For Auction [PHOTOS] ~ Motor Heads ~ Car Blog ~ Automotive News

Classic Car Auctions (CCA) will be offering a very special 1967 Ford Mustang Convertible owned by legendary British actor and Game of Thrones star Charles Dance, in its auction on 5th December at The Warwickshire Exhibition Centre.

From a Pile of Parts to a Complete Car In Under a Day ~ Motor Heads ~ Car Blog ~ Automotive News

If Caterham Cars has done its sums correctly, it should take four technicians just six hours to build one sports car… in public.

Van Man Stories Launched to Change Public Perception & Break Stereotypes ~ Motor Heads ~ Car...

New research from S & B Commercials has revealed that van drivers have the worst reputation on urban roads, despite changes in law and new technology to enhance safe driving and pedestrian safety. However, the Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicle Dealer is campaigning to challenge this stereotypical view by publishing videos of their own customers who rely on their vans for business.

Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake Road Test ~ Motor Heads ~ Car Blog ~ Automotive News

My first impressions as it was dropped off by the lovely folk at JLR was something akin to shock and awe. The Sportbrake is an imposing car, its not to say it's overly big but with all the diffusers, quad tail pipes and carbon trimmings it looked down right mean, and that front grille looks like it is ready to eat children.

Audi RS 3 "Birth"

You might have thought you'd seen everything...but you probably haven't seen an R8 give birth to an RS3! ;)

How to Save Money on Van Ownership ~ Motor Heads ~ Car Blog ~ Automotive News

Vans are a necessity for tradesmen up and down the country, but a reliable vehicle rarely comes cheap. For those working on a budget, getting the best deal will be a major priority. Leasing is a very cost-effective way of doing this, and has become increasingly popular in the UK. Here’s how it could save you money.

How Wheel Alignment Can Affect Your Vehicle ~ Motor Heads ~ Car Blog ~ Automotive News

Most drivers don’t think much past checking the tyre pressure and tread depth when it comes to the wheels on their vehicle. Aside from the occasional puncture, nothing much else much ever seems to require your attention, right? Well if this is the case for you then you are probably overlooking the importance of wheel alignment.

5 Reasons Why You'll Fall In Love With The Ferrari 458 ~ Motor Heads

It uses massive carbon ceramic brakes that hide inside its 20-inch alloy wheels. That means when you brake, something happens. And it happens fast!

New D-MAX Special Edition Hits The Market With Ferocious Affordability ~ Motor Heads

Conceived specifically for the modern, yet budget-conscious buyer, the Fury offers a unique Magma Red metallic paint finish, bold 17-inch, five-spoke grey alloy wheels and a dark grey metallic finish to the front grille.

6 Top Tips for Finding Your Ideal Car ~ Motor Heads

If you’re ready for a new car, you’ve probably put a bit of thought into the next one you want. However, you shouldn’t just go for the first car that catches your eye. It isn’t always about looks!

High Performance Hot Hatch : The New 2015 Honda Civic Type R ~ Motor Heads

There's no denying that many people have a soft spot for the Honda Civic Type R. It's a popular "hot hatch" that offers high performance, practicality and great looks. 2015 saw the unveiling of the latest generation model, and it will no doubt live up to the hype!

Regent Street Motor Show To Return 31 October 2015 ~ Motor Heads

Huge crowds expected as free-to-view motor show prepares to take over London’s “Mile of Style”.

Fastest Ever Audi S8 Sets New Benchmark with 605PS AND 189MPH ~ Motor Heads

Ramping up power from the 520PS offered by the ‘standard’ S8 to an intoxicating 605PS - This is The Fastest Ever Audi S8.

The Hyundai i40 Tourer: A Refreshing Alternative? ~ Motor Heads

One model that seems to be making waves in the estate market is the Hyundai i40 Tourer. So, is it a car worth considering if you want a workhorse?

Subaru ‘Hounds’ The Alarm On In-Car Dog Safety ~ Motor Heads

Subaru UK, the AA and Dogs Trust are calling on all animal lovers to consider their pets’ wellbeing if travelling with them in the car over the summer, in particular to ensure their safety when in transit and also ensuring dogs are not left unattended in hot cars.