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  • Review: 2017 Honda Civic Type R

    Review: 2017 Honda Civic Type R

    If ever a car signalled its intent from the moment you laid peepers on it, the Honda Civic Type R is that machine. There’s no mistaking this be-winged motor is anything but a hot hatch. However, it’s not just any old fast hatch, this is a 316bhp performance car that dashes off 0-62mph in 5.8 seconds and will head on to 169mph. Yes, it is that quick and it puts most others in this class to sh...

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  • Mercedes-Benz CLS four-door coupe pricing and specs revealed

    Mercedes-Benz CLS four-door coupe pricing and specs revealed

    In 2003, Mercedes-Benz created a new vehicle segment that combined the elegance and dynamism of a coupe with the comfort and functionality of a saloon. That vehicle was the CLS, and with its third generation coming in 2018 Mercedes hope to further cement the aura and unique character of this trendsetting model. Three engines will be available: CLS 350 d, CLS 400 d, and CLS 450, with prices ...

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  • The Volkswagen T-Roc is now available to lease

    The Volkswagen T-Roc is now available to lease

    The Volkswagen T-Roc SUV is now available, with monthly lease rates from less than £300 per month. Its launch follows the release of a new entry-level ‘S’ trim, which gets a list price of £18,950 and features the 1.0-litre petrol engine producing 113bhp. Externally, the T-Roc gets a more expressive design than Volkswagen’s larger SUVs, and features a strikingly wide front grille, a low coup...

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  • New Mercedes-Benz X-Class pick-up now available to lease

    New Mercedes-Benz X-Class pick-up now available to lease

    It’s one of the most eagerly awaited new vehicles for years, and now full pricing and specifications have been revealed for the luxurious Mercedes-Benz X-Class. Lease deals are now available with the first few deliveries expected in early 2018. All vehicles are doublecab, with 4MATIC selectable all-wheel drive and low-range, drive selection mode, with double wishbone front suspension, and m...

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  • The best motoring-related Christmas gifts of 2017

    The best motoring-related Christmas gifts of 2017

    If you’re struggling to find the perfect gift for the petrolhead in your life or just looking to make Christmas as car crazy as possible, we’ve scoured the internet to collect a bunch of gift ideas for all ages and budgets. Those with a love of all things fast and four-wheeled can be notoriously tough to buy for. So whether it’s for him, her, or a child, and no matter the budget, we’ve got g...

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  • 2018 BMW X3 now available to lease

    2018 BMW X3 now available to lease

    The new refreshed BMW X3 is now available, with leasing deals priced from less than £400 per month. Featuring updated styling, enhanced engines and a roomier cabin, it’s se to take on Audi’s latest Q5 and Mercedes’ GLC in the increasingly crowded premium SUV market. More BMW lease deals Externally, the front has received a serious makeover courtesy of a new, wider grille and bolder headlig...

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  • Black Friday 2017: Best car leasing deal tips, advice and offers

    Black Friday 2017: Best car leasing deal tips, advice and offers

    Looking for Black Friday car leasing deals? So are lots of people. In fact, around £2.6bn is expected to be spent today. But Which? has already warned that more than half of last year's Black Friday deals were cheaper or the same price at other times of year. That’s why, here at ContractHireAndLeasing we think people should be able to get the best deals all year round, and with over two millio...

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Nurburgring knowledge: Facts, figures, fastest laps and the best 2017 fail videos

Nurburgring knowledge: Facts, figures, fastest laps and the best 2017 fail videos

It goes by many names. Nurburgring, Nordschleife, the Ring… or as Formula One’s Sir Jackie Stewart soberly put it – the Green Hell. Whatever you call it, if you’re into cars you’ll certainly know what it is – 12.9 miles of twisting tarmac in the middle of Germany’s Eifel forest. There’s no other racetrack quite like it in the world. Like the autobahns, the Nurburgring has come to symbolise ...

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Bang for your buck: The top power-for-pound performance cars

Bang for your buck: The top power-for-pound performance cars

Like your cars with a bit of oomph? Well as important as a car’s power to weight ratio is, at ContractHireAndLeasing we’re more concerned with your power to pound ratio. If you're a fan of all things fast and like getting your money's worth, just how much bang for your buck can you get if you lease? We’ve had a peruse of the deals on our site right now to see just how much power you can get...

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Review: DS7

Review: DS7

DS Automobiles has ambitious plans and they start with the DS7. This upmarket mid-size SUV is aimed directly at models from Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Lexus and Mercedes, so it’s not holding back when it comes to choosing big targets. You’ll also find the DS7 littered with details such as the diamond pattern theme that runs throughout the car’s design. From the front grille’s mesh to the rear lights...

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Company car drivers could save over £7k by switching to a 100% electric car

Company car drivers could save over £7k by switching to a 100% electric car

Company car drivers could save around £7,376 over a three-year contract by switching to a 100% electric car, according to new figures from Go Ultra Low. This figure – calculated by comparing the Volkswagen e-Golf with the Golf GTD BlueLine 2.0 TDI 184PS BMT – includes a Benefit in Kind saving of £3,974 in addition to an average £3,402 fuel saving over a typical three-year cycle of company ca...

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Business Car Leasing

Business car leasing and paying a fixed monthly rate is considered the most effective way of preventing car depreciation and controlling fleet operating costs. Aside from fuel costs, depreciation is the biggest financial burden for fleets as improving residual values are cancelled out by rising list prices.

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Personal Car Leasing

Car leasing is the most cost effective way of getting hold of that car you've always wanted. You'll never actually own the car, but you'll be able to drive it for a set period of time and simply hand it back to the leasing company without the worry of selling it on for a fraction of the price you paid in the first place.

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Business Van Leasing

Vans are what make businesses move, literally, and as with company car leasing, the monthly leasing costs can be offset against businesses' taxable profits, making it a tax efficient avenue. It's also a lot more palatable and manageable than losing a wedge in depreciation.

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Leasing Guides

You're unsure on whether to buy or lease your next car? Not sure whether to take a company car or cash allowance? Sold on the idea of leasing your company vehicles but a little hazy on Benefit In Kind and advisory fuel rates? You'll need our easy-to-digest leasing guides.

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