THERE are loads of ways to trick up your car but few as good as this £150 THIS SIDE UP! roof sticker.
Obviously it’s meant for the VW up! – from £8,995, or £99 a month on finance – but it works on any car.
I’m told there are 63,180 colour, wheel and trim combos for the new up! Good luck with that.
CHECK out the Cars 3 teaser trailer from Disney/Pixar. I like.
We need a fuel duty CUT
PHILIP HAMMOND needs to grow a pair. He crows that fuel duty has been frozen, saving the average driver £130 a year. But what we needed was a 3p CUT. FairFuelUK said: “This is a lost opportunity. Lower prices are good for the economy.”
A third rise in Insurance Premium Tax in two years will add £15 to car insurance.
BRITAIN has built 1.44million cars so far this year, a 17-year high.
Two great vids
I HAVE two cool stunts to share with you. First, a paraglider is pulled up a mountain road by a Volvo truck.
Second, a new lap record at Silverstone BLINDFOLDED in an Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio. Nutters.
EMIRATES has started a door-to-door service flying “high-value” cars all over the world. How much, then, London to Dubai for a Honda Jazz? They wouldn’t tell me.
Go go go
MOTORCYCLE LIVE - Birmingham NEC, today until Sunday. Tickets £25 adults, £1 kids aged 11-16, includes entry to freestyle motocross show.
VW has retro T1 campervan gifts from £4. This travel mug is £8 and the range includes USBs, cake tins, moneyboxes and tents. Go to volkswagen-vans.co.uk.
RENAULT Sport has given the Twingo GT some rocket boots. The rear-engined, rear-wheel-drive city car has been tuned to 110hp with twin exhausts and sits on 17in alloys. That rear end reminds me of the Renault 5 Turbo. Out December 1, from £13,755.
PLEASE be upstanding for the 195mph NIO EP9, the world’s fastest electric car – built in Britain. It has four motors producing a monster 1,341bhp, rockets from 0-124mph in 7.1 seconds and corners at 3G. Only six will be made at £960,000 a pop.
VW will give your car a 34-point winter check, top up fluids and clean it – all for £20. Offers runs until January 31.