Monthly Archives: August 2014

Tips on Buying Your First Car

Posted on August 31, 2014 at 3:36 pm

You never forget your first car. That’s’ because it’s a chapter in your life that reflects freedom and a great sense of achievement. You don’t necessarily have to spend a lot of money on your first car, and it’s actually better not to.

You’re likely to have a few bumps and scrapes in your first year, and you should get to grips with the art of driving before you splash out on an expensive motor. If you’re looking to save money, then you should opt for a car that’s low on insurance, so below 1200cc and not too old.

There’s a lot of pressure on young driver to choose a car that’s ‘cool’ but there’s plenty of time for that, and your first priority should be price, because insurance premiums are sky high for new drivers.

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The SKODA Rapid

Posted on August 25, 2014 at 3:35 pm

The Rapid sits between the Fabia and the Octavia and it’s essentially a family car. It has the look and feel of a family car yet it must be said it does pack some speed, with a clean and efficient petrol engine.

It’s not the type of car that will pick up awards for its design but you do get safety, comfort and space. There are clean lines and sharp angles, yet it is a little on the boxy side. There are plenty of safety features, including stability control and ABS anti-lock braking.

The Rapid‘s interior is really well thought out, and you get luxury cream upholstery with a stylish gear knob, steering wheel and infotainment system. It certainly provides a good level of comfort and you have everything you need for those long journeys.

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