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Lease a New 2012 Mercedes A Class

Mercedes Benz A Class 2012

I had the pleasure of seeing the new 2012 Mercedes-Benz A Class at the German Touring Cars event at Brands Hatch in May and I have to take my hat off to Mercedes as this in no face lift or safe upgrade. The new 2012 Mercedes-Benz A Class is a stunning hatchback that will have BMW and Audi taking note as never before have Mercedes really troubled them in the family hatchback arena.

Other than the fact I wasn’t able to drive the car and could only inspect it from a visual perspective I co...

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Volkswagen Scirocco R Line

Brand New Volkswagen Scirocco R LineVolkswagen have introduced the new Scirocco R Line to maintain there position at the top of the coupe class.

Updates have been made, with new kit added across the range. Standard VW Scirocco models now include satellite navigation, while basic models include 17 inch long alloys and a multifunction steering wheel.

If you choose to go for the GT specification, ACC will be included as standard, as well as two zone climate control, heated seats, 18 inch Interlagos alloys, and leather interior.

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Renaultsport Megane 265

Brand New Renault Sport Megane 265The Renaultsport Megane has been given a power boost to keep it at the top of its game. The new 265 model has, as expected, 265PS which equates to 263bhp. The previous Megane 250 was very impressive, meaning the updated version has a lot to live up to.

Subtle changes have been made to the new Renault's appearance. The model has been given brand new wheels and an addition red set of stickers for the bodywork, while on the inside red stitching appears on the gear lever, handbrake and steering whe...

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Ford Focus Next Generation

Ford Focus Next GenerationThe next generation of Ford Focus' will be put on an extreme diet. Decisions have been made to work on decreasing 200kg, the equivalent of an average sized family - to make the vehicle weigh in at close to 1,100kg.

To achieve this, Ford is looking to make the brand new models almost completely out of aluminium alloy, replacing the current steel. Andrew Fraser, the director of Powertrain stated as Ford has to meet the EU target of 95g/km CO2 average over the range by 2020, 200kg will have to ...

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Seat Ibiza Upgrade

Brand New SEAT IbizaThe SEAT Ibiza has been given an update, and Lease Cars Direct has full details on the model ahead of its release in April.

The range begins with the 1.2-litre E version which will cost £9,995, identical to the original price. The Ibiza S A/C model works out at an average of £300 cheaper than the S Copa models, on top of SE cars claiming the same reduction in comparison to previous SE Copa models.

Top of the range FR models have also been reduced in price, with a saving of £...

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Mercedes SL500

Brand New Mercedes SL500The Mercedes SL was first introduced almost 60 years ago and the new SL500 model proves to be lighter, more efficient and more powerful than ever before.

Looking beyond the conservative design of the vehicle you'll find a modernised aluminium bodyshell. Weighing only 1,785kg, the new model is 125kg lighter than the previous version.

The SL500 is powered by a twin turbocharged 4.7 litre V8 producing 429bhp, an increase of 49bhp on the old Mercedes. Despite this, fuel consumption has been reduce...

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Citroen C1 2012

Brand New Citroen C1Citroen have revamped the C1 model and reduced its price to keep up with impressive competition like the VW up!

The brand new model is available from £7,995, costing exactly the same as the Volkswagen up! The refreshed design features a new front end with a modern grille and some smart LED daytime running lights.

Citroen have introduced a much more upmarket interior to the vehicle, with high quality trim, optional leather or Alcantara seats and a leather steering wheel and gearstick gai...

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VW Golf GTI Cabriolet

VW Golf Cabriolet LeasingVolkswagen are set to release a cabriolet version of the 207bhp Golf GTI, expected to go on sale in August. The last time the Golf was available without a roof was back in the eighties with the MkI model. The new model is due to be available for leasing at Lease Cars Direct.

Under the Volkswagens bonnet is the same 2.0 litre TSI petro engine as featured in the hot hatch, which powers the front wheels. The vehicle carries an additional 180kg, resulting in a 0-62mph four tenths slower than the ha...

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