Things to look out for when buying a car:

Things to check when buying a car MyCarcoach

Buying a car is well and truly a mind-field with so many items to check and paperwork to confirm. Helpfully MyCarCoach can come to your rescue as we attempt to share some of our wealth with these handy tips:   Documents Confirm that the V5C (registration document) is present? Does it feature the confirmation watermark? Are there any spelling errors on the document?   Does the VIN (vehicle identification number), engine number, registration plate and colour match the details as stated on this V5C registration document?   Does the VIN plate Read The Rest...

2014 Jaguar XKR: “Nicely matured” road test review by Nick Johnson

MyCarCoach review of Jaguar XKR by Nick Johnson

All the talk from Jaguar recently has been about their magnificent new sport’s car, the F-Type, but there is another model at Jaguar that is also achingly beautiful and worthy of some limelight itself, it is called the XK:     2014 Jaguar XK Price from £54,950 (as tested XKR £79,375) Available: Now We thought we would take a closer look and give it the attention it deserves before it waltzes into the sunset later next year and is replaced by an all new model.The XK Read The Rest...

Tips for driving in the heavy rain by car finding expert Nick Johnson

It is a terribly wet jungle out there at the moment which poses real risks to driving, so follow these MyCarCoach tips to be safe: 1. Firstly slow down and understand that driving in wet weather means it takes much longer to stop. 2. Maintain a proper distance from the car in front, crucial on the motorways. 3. If at all possible, drive in the tyre tracks of the vehicle in front. 4. Related to tyre spray, do not follow trucks or buses closely Read The Rest...

2014 Land Rover Discovery: “The ultimate family machine” road test review by Nick Johnson

MyCarCoach review by Nick Johnson on Land Rover Discovery

The Land Rover Discovery often has to play second fiddle for attention after its more glamorous Range Rover brothers, so this week we thought we would do our little bit for Solihull’s finest and restore some balance to proceedings by reviewing the recently updated 2014 model year Discovery.         2014 Land Rover Discovery Price: From £39,990 (as tested £59,450) Available: Now This review ties in nicely with Land Rover’s current plans for the ‘Discovery’ name which is set to become a sub-brand itself, which is Read The Rest...