Tips For Buying A Car, Old Or New
Great care should be taken when buying a car, as this is probably your most expensive asset after your home.
As with the vast majority of industries in South Africa, there are always the dodgy few willing to compromise the sector as a whole but if you follow some simple tips, buying a new or used car should be a pleasure.
In recent times with the increased incidence of the repossession of motor vehicles by banks and other finance houses, motor vehicle auctions in Cape Town have become more and more popular and prevalent.
The big draw-back of auctions, however, is that you will have to do a lot of research into your car of choice by yourself. If you have little or no knowledge of motor vehicles, take someone who does along with you and always check up on any information given to you by the auctioneers.
Insist on a test drive and ask a knowledgeable friend to come along and assess the car.
Verify the car?s history by contacting previous owners if necessary.
Make sure it is not a code 3 (meaning two damaged cars that have been welded together) …
The New Limo Rolls-Royce On The Road
Rolling onto the roads this month is the new Rolls-Royce limousine. Unlike its predecessors, this limousine has something new up its sleeve – it runs on electricity. The classy British car makers are proud to announce their first Rolls-Royce limousine based on the Phantom model, which is to cost a hefty 1 million pounds.
The New Rolls-Royce is a remodelled Phantom model, with a greater price tag. The original Phantom cost a mere A300,000 – kid’s money compared to the 1 million you need to fork out for the new electric Rolls-Royce. Although in fact the new electric Phantom or the Phantom Experimental Electric (EXP 102) will not as yet be available for general release, it will be displayed throughout the world to help gage public opinion on electric cars as they replace oil fuelled cars.
This limousine is a zero emission vehicle that can be charged from the mains in your home. It is environmentally friendly and cost effective, as it costs as little as 2p per mile, compared to 8.1 p for oil fuel based cars. It saves a large amount of money per year, perhaps, cutting costs by a quarter. …