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Black Friday Lease Deals
By Richard Bolton
16-11-2018
Black Friday Lease Deals
Every year Black Friday seems to offer the very best deals from electricals to clothing, and at All Car Leasing we have our best offer this year on a select range of cars, below is our list only available from black Friday 23rd November until cyber Monday 26th November. Deals are also subject to sto...
Footballers Cars Back Then And Now
By Ross Wild
14-11-2018
Footballers Cars Back Then And Now
Wayne Rooney Ford Sportka- Wayne Rooney is known throughout the UK for his dodgy hairline and glory amongst Manchester United. However, you would be amazed to find out that Rooney sported a Blue KA Sport from Ford back in the old days at his childhood favourite club, Everton. The Ford Spor...
Chinese Copycat Cars
By Chris Taylor
09-11-2018
Chinese Copycat Cars
The Chinese car market is brimmed with small, affordable run-arounds that are best suited for city driving, fitting through tight streets and making parking as easy as possible. However, those living outside of major cities are less inclined to care about vehicle size, which is where most of the dem...
Ten Of The Most Expensive Cars Of The Past Decade
By Ross Wild
07-11-2018
Ten Of The Most Expensive Cars Of ...
10: Pagani Huayra BC - $2 millionPagani isn't the most notorious Italian Luxury manufacturer known throughout the motoring industry, but don't let that knock your opinion on their cars because they are truly unique. The Huayra BC (pronounced 'Why-Rah') sports a Mercedes-Benz AMG 6.0L V12 Engine...
How to prepare a car for snow
By Richard Bolton
05-11-2018
How to prepare a car for snow
The first frost of the year has struck most of the UK with more bad weather and freezing temperatures expected before Christmas and early into the following year, the government and met office have released a checklist to help you prepare for whatever Winter 2018 throws at us.Frost on cars is inevit...
Whats New In The BMW Z4?
By Chris Taylor
01-11-2018
Whats New In The BMW Z4?
BMW recently revealed the new face-lifted Z4 model, which is finally re-entering production after its two year hiatus back in 2016. The range is set to arrive early next year and is populated by three variants – sDrive20i, sDrive30i and the full-fat performance M40i model. Seems appropriate to hav...
Whens the best time to lease a car?
By Ross Wild
30-10-2018
Whens the best time to lease a car...
When the most recent model is released If you are looking for a brand new car and don’t have the disposable income to afford one or don’t like the idea of taking out an expensive bank loan, then leasing is probably the best option for you; whether that’s for either personal or business leasin...
Iconic Rear Lights
By Chris Taylor
29-10-2018
Iconic Rear Lights
Snazzy lights can be one of the best styling elements of modern cars, automotive manufacturers have come a long way since the good old days of pop-up headlights and halogen bulbs. It seems each year the bar keeps being raised slightly, we've seen BMW's rather un-adventurously named "BMW Concept M4 I...
What is a concept car?
By Ronnie Jones
26-10-2018
What is a concept car?
The word concept means “a principle or an idea”. From a marketing point of view, it means an idea for a new product or a way to sell a new product, in this case, a car. It is used to describe a method for automobile makers to create physical “idea” of a car that is not designed to go into pr...
Car Leasing Care - Dents and Scratches
By Richard Bolton
24-10-2018
Car Leasing Care - Dents and Scrat...
When you receive your brand new lease car your first thought is about driving it while your second and third may be about how you’re going to keep your new car looking like new for as long as possible and how are you going to care for your new lease car and prevent dents and scratches. The first s...
12 Haunted Hot-Wheels
By Ross Wild
22-10-2018
12 Haunted Hot-Wheels
The 2018 Halloween season is getting close. Everybody likes to dress up and spook others; so why not do the same with your car? Below are a variety of monumental cars used in films as well as spooky looking motors, perfect for any horror enthusiast or general film lover to really scare other drivers...
Can you use a lease car as a pool vehicle?
By Ronnie Jones
19-10-2018
Can you use a lease car as a pool ...
In another post in our series of Leasing Myths, we take a look at a myth that companies can't lease cars to then use as pool cars for their employees. What is a pool car?Before we get into the leasing aspect of a pool car, we thought it would be best to discuss the specifics of what a pool car ...
Car trends of the 80s and 90s
By Richard Bolton
18-10-2018
Car trends of the 80s and 90s
The style of cars have changed a lot from the 1980s and continues to change today. Each car today has been built for a purpose whether that is economy, performance or luxury. Looking back at the history of car styling to lets us really appreciate how far cars have come not in functionality, economy,...
What Do Engine Names Stand For?
By Ronnie Jones
11-10-2018
What Do Engine Names Stand For?
Ever wondered what those letters attached to your car mean? Or have you ever been in traffic and wondered what on earth is the difference between a CDTI and a TFSI? Well, in this blog we take a look at the meanings behind various engine names and what the acronyms stand for.Alfa Romeo/FiatJTDM -&nbs...
The History of the Volkswagen Golf
By Ross Wild
09-10-2018
The History of the Volkswagen Golf
Mark1 - (1974/1983)The Golf has always been the perfect car for any car enthusiast with its embracing looks and high specifications, and has always posed a threat within the motoring industry. The Golf made its debut in Europe (1974), and was blatantly intended to be the successor to the ever-p...
Car Manufacturer Performance Divisions
By Chris Taylor
08-10-2018
Car Manufacturer Performance Divis...
Performance models are typically used by car manufacturers as advertising poster boys, due to the rise in popularity and consistent level of improvement seen in the motor industry over the past decade, these models have gained an enormous amount of demand, with equal need for both affordable and mor...
Meanings Behind Car Manufacturer Logos
By Ronnie Jones
05-10-2018
Meanings Behind Car Manufacturer L...
Have you ever looked at a vehicle manufacturer's logo and wondered and what went on behind the scenes to create it? Well, lucky for you we've looked at every manufacturer we currently work with and found the history and meaning behind their logos.AbarthThis logo originated due to the star sign of th...
Mercedes AMG One
By Richard Bolton
28-09-2018
Mercedes AMG One
Mercedes has been making waves once more, not content with the success their Formula One team or the impact that the Mercedes-Amg SLS had with its gull-wing doors and mind-blowing performance the boffins have been back at it to create the companies first in-house hypercar, the Mercedes-AMG One or Pr...
Changing Contract Details - Leasing Myths Debunked
By Ronnie Jones
24-09-2018
Changing Contract Details - Leasin...
Here we have another post to our popular Leasing Myths series and today we're going to tackle the myth that a leasing contract is set in stone and can not be changed whatsoever once it's started. Here we're going to explain some of the potential origins of this myth and of course reasons why it's a ...
Bump N Ride
By Ronnie Jones
20-09-2018
Bump N Ride
Have you ever bumped or scraped your car at a drive-thru or hit a bollard parking your car at a car park or multi-storey? Well, if the answer’s yes then you’re not alone as we conducted a survey to find out just how often people have accidents at these sorts of places and what the ‘true’ cos...
Stay Safe - Stay Back
By Chris Taylor
18-09-2018
Stay Safe - Stay Back
An interesting new "Stay Safe, Stay Back" campaign has been launched by Highways England in effort to encourage safer driving and combat the very common problem of tailgating. The campaign has quickly been backed by the UK government, even ex Formula 1 driver Nigel Mansell has voiced his support, sa...
The New 2019 Suzuki Jimny
By Chris Taylor
14-09-2018
The New 2019 Suzuki Jimny
The Jimny has been around for absolutely decades, though its sported Suzuki's 4WD technology right from the start back in 1970. Back once again with a much more modern face-lift, the Jimny marque is just shy of its 50th anniversary but still uses the same formula as its predecessors - a cheap, small...
Best Cheap Automatic Lease Cars
By Chris Taylor
10-09-2018
Best Cheap Automatic Lease Cars
With congestion getting increasingly worse, many drivers are now opting for an automatic transmission car as opposed to the traditional manual to make their everyday commute that little bit easier and eliminate 'clutch ache'. With modern automatic gearboxes having improved quite significantly over t...
Dashcams and Leasing
By Ronnie Jones
10-09-2018
Dashcams and Leasing
We get a lot of our customers asking us as they are negotiating their lease contracts on whether or not dashboard camera recording equipment (dashcams) are mandatory or recommended for their vehicle, as technology gets better and better and dashcams are becoming better quality and more reliable when...