A little over two decades have passed since the groundbreaking Audi A8 was first introduced, and Audi UK is celebrating the enduring appeal of its luxury saloon with a bespoke model – the Edition 21.
Incorporating a choice blend of the latest developments in design, technology and luxury from the recently revised A8 range, many of which are fitted as standard exclusively to this version, the A8 Edition 21 will be available in standard and Long Wheelbase formats priced at £72,525 OTR and £76,490 and only 121 cars are available to order with first deliveries in November.
Europcar says 56% of motorists driving cars aged six years or older pack a picnic before taking a long journey but only 12% get their car serviced ahead of a big trip.
Only one in five drivers of cars aged 6 years or older say they are covered by roadside assistance but breaking down is the second biggest worry (44%) on long car journeys.
Overall, 55% of respondents of a new Populus poll for the AA Driving School believe it is acceptable to send or read a text message in breach of the mobile telephone law.
But it is drivers in their teens and twenties who are prepared to leave themselves vulnerable at the roadside and potentially present an obstacle to other vehicles – just to answer a text, which could cost them three penalty points and put them half way to losing their licence during the first two years of their driving career.
Volkswagen has sold off its LeasePlan subsidiary.
A consortium of investors will buy the business for about €3.7 Billion.