Posted by Ashley Gilmour on October 4th 2017 in Uncategorised
This is more than driving in a continuous loop on comfortable tarmac in a controlled environment for an afternoon. This is extreme motorsport. These are some of the world’s most extreme races from all corners of the world that push both the driver and their car to the absolute limit. Drivers from around the globe put themselves and the vehicle to the test in some of the most dramatic landscapes and unforgiving terrain for the love of the sport.24 Hours of Le Mans
Andre Lagache and Rene Leonard won the first 24 Hours of Le Mans race back in May 1923,...
Posted by Ashley Gilmour on October 3rd 2017 in Uncategorised
While some cities in the UK can conjure up images of heavy traffic and blaring horns, there are cities in which it is a pleasure to drive. Having the freedom to take your Mercedes lease to the Scottish Highlands or even across the border into Germany, Denmark or Sweden opens up a world of opportunities.
In this article, we look at some of the best cities to drive in, whether you’re taking your leased Mercedes or hiring a car abroad.Top cities to drive in Reykjavik, Iceland
Reykjavik is arguably one of the most unique travel destinations in the world. Its colourful houses and...
Posted by Ashley Gilmour on September 4th 2017 in Uncategorised
Technology is helping drivers across the globe, whether that means finding a parking space in a city centre or the cheapest petrol station. New apps have been developed to help drivers better understand their cars and even drive more safely. In this article, we look at the best parking and driving apps for 2017.
Finding a decent parking space can often be the most frustrating aspect of driving. Once you find a space, it might be ludicrously expensive, or it might not allow you to stay for more than 30 minutes. Luckily, AppyParking is here to take the stress away. The innovative...
Posted by Ashley Gilmour on August 30th 2017 in Uncategorised
Road trips can be tiring and stressful, so it’s important to make sure your four-legged friend is as comfortable as possible. While your pet doesn’t have to worry about directions and filling up the car with fuel, they may find the experience a little unsettling. In this article, we look at the top tips for long car journeys with your dog.
Prepare your dog for the journey
Before you think about any additional food or products for the duration of the trip, you’ll need to help your dog to prepare for the journey. Trina, writer at Wag The Dog UK, shared her...
Posted by Ashley Gilmour on August 2nd 2017 in Model Information
Have you ever wondered just how far you can travel on a single tank of fuel? While many people avoid filling up their tank completely, doing so can unlock a world of adventures in your Mercedes lease.
One of the most exciting aspects of having a car is the freedom to travel wherever and whenever you wish. If you wake up with a burning desire to set off for the Scottish Highlands, simply fill up the tank and explore.
Find out how far you can travel in three different Mercedes-Benz models, including a C-Class, G-Class and Smart ForFour. As well as UK...
Posted by Ashley Gilmour on June 30th 2017 in Uncategorised
By carrying a few essential items in your car, you can save yourself a lot of trouble. A spare pair of sunglasses, a handy flask and an ice scraper will go a long way. So, whether you’re setting off on a big road trip or just preparing for everyday situations, take a look at our guide to essential items to keep in your car.
This may sound obvious, but bottled water could keep you going for some time if you’re stranded. It’s important to keep bottled water in the car in case you break down, but also for topping up the...
Posted by Ashley Gilmour on June 28th 2017 in Model Information
Whether you’re interested in classic cars or supercars, the UK’s motoring festival calendar is always packed. Admire and experience some of the world’s fastest cars at Goodwood Festival of Speed, or some of the most iconic vintage vehicles at the London Classic Car Show. To help you choose, take a look at City Vehicle Leasing’s guide to the top UK car festivals.CarFest North: 28-30 July, 2017 South: 25-27 August, 2017
Sports cars, vintage motors and some of the world’s iconic sets of wheels will take the stage at this year’s CarFest. Hosted by Chris Evans, the festival is in aid of BBC Children...
Posted by Ashley Gilmour on May 26th 2017 in Model Information
You might think you know driving laws like the back of your hand, but many of the ‘facts’ we’ve grown up believing are actually myths. Is it illegal to eat while driving? Is it illegal to drive barefoot? Can you wear headphones while behind the wheel? In this article, City Vehicle Leasing takes a look at some of the most common UK driving law myths.The law on driving the car while: Eating
Although it is not illegal to eat while driving, if your driving standards decline and you are spotted by police, you may be prosecuted as a result. According to a...
Posted by Ashley Gilmour on May 24th 2017 in Model Information
As much as we love a good road trip, driving on the motorway almost inevitably means stopping to refuel at another gloomy service station. While many of the UK’s motorway pit stops are less than favourable, there are plenty of alternative stops including nature reserves, farm shops and grand stately homes. If you’re prepared to take a two-minute detour from the motorway, you’ll discover some of these remarkable substitutes to the usual British service station. Here are some of our favourites.Yorkshire Sculpture Park, M1 1.3 miles from motorway
For art enthusiasts, the small detour from the M5 will be well worth the...
Posted by Ashley Gilmour on April 25th 2017 in Finance
Are you still deciding between leasing and buying? We know it can be complicated, so to help you choose, we’ve created a complete guide to leasing a Mercedes-Benz.Why should I consider leasing?
Affordability and flexibility are two of the main reasons why people choose to lease cars. By leasing a Mercedes you can set up monthly payments to suit your lifestyle and drive the car for however long you need it.
If you dream of driving the newest Mercedes-Benz models, leasing is a great choice. Depending on your budget, you can set up a contract to drive the latest models and pay...