25 04, 2013

Alfa Romeo Mito: New limited edition is launched

Alfa Romeo has launched the MiTo Live, a new limited edition of 250, that combines safety and technology with a passion for music. The Alfa Romeo Mito Live Yes, you read that right – the current trend is for manufacturers […]

14 02, 2013

Renault turn it up a notch with the Clio RenaultSport 200 Turbo

Another day and another pocket rocket is unveiled. The Clio RenaultSport 200 Turbo This time it’s the turn of the seriously impressive Clio RenaultSport 200 Turbo which comes fast on the heels of Mercedes announcing their incredible A45 AMG, the […]

12 02, 2013

Alfa Romeo’s 4C makes it world premiere

This eye-catching beauty is the new offering from Alfa Romeo – the unusually named 4C. It made its debut at the Geneva motor show two years ago as a concept car and now the production-ready version is due to take […]

7 10, 2012

Capital Car Leasing Without Complications

Car Leasing does not have to be a scary or complicated process. First Vehicle Leasing can help steer motorists towards a great car leasing deal in London, with a wide range of quality vehicles and affordable plans. All too often, […]

24 08, 2012

Alfa adds Sportiva trims to its models

Alfa Romeo fans are in for a treat after the car maker announced it was adding Sportiva trims to its Mito and Giuletta ranges. These stylish cars have now been boosted, in my opinion, with a trim that really suits […]

13 08, 2012

Lancia Viaggiatore

While driving to work I saw a Lancia today. Except, it wasn’t really a Lancia. If you follow the automotive news, you will have read or heard about Fiat taking a majority share in US carmaker Chrysler. Fiat big boss […]

11 08, 2012

The Future of the Rear-view Mirror

Audi’s R18 Diesel Le Mans racer isn’t fitted with a rear-view mirror. It has a little colour screen and a rearward pointing camera at the back instead. Simple but effective, as this system is suitable for cars that haven’t got […]

8 08, 2012

Car Hacking

Alfa Mito or Giulietta? Bentley Continental? BMW 1, 5, 6 or 7-Series? Vauxhall Astra, Vectra or Zafira? Porsche Cayenne? Any Peugeot that ends with a ‘7’? Honda CR-V or Civic? Fiat 500 or Bravo? Chrysler 300C perhaps? If your car […]

27 07, 2012

And Britain’s most reliable car is…..

Here at the Firstvehicleleasing.co.uk blog we’ve been discussing the reliability of cars and the warranties offered by manufacturers. Buyers don’t want poor workmanship – no matter what the marque is – and they want value for money. People are keeping […]

16 07, 2012

Alfa’s Mito now available in Twinair technology

Alfa’s sporting mini, the Mito, is now available in the award-winning Twinair engine technology. The 875cc twin-cylinder 85hp turbo engine with electro-hydraulic valve control technology delivers 67.3mpg. That’s quite impressive and makes the Mito the cleanest and most economical car […]

10 07, 2012

Alfa Romeo extends warranty

Further to some recent blog posts here at Firstvehicleleasing.co.uk about car buyers wanting better warranties – Alfa Romeo announces just that! The Italian carmaker will extend the warranties on its Mito and Giulietta models from three years to five. The […]

31 05, 2012

Jaguar tops vehicle ownership study

I don’t know who is more surprised by this announcement – me or Jaguar. But the best car to own is the Jaguar which claims the top spot in the J.D. Power/What Car? 2012 UK Vehicle Ownership Satisfaction Study. The […]

17 05, 2012

Carmakers’ Hope in Troubled Times: the UK

Analysts globally think it’s interesting to dig up total sales figures of the world’s automotive markets and publish about it. They’re right, it is interesting! I see a little report fly by every single month, by which I can judge […]