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Top 5 most popular petrol vans

There could be a number of reasons why you’re in the market for a van. Perhaps you’re a musician looking for your first touring wagon, you may have recently started your own handy-person business, or you’re already established as a handy-person and just in the market for something…
Written by Jordan | 3.5 min read

How Car Technology Evolved Over The Years

Have you ever wondered how we have got to where we are now today with the modern car? In this blog, we are going to take a drive down memory lane to see how we got to today, technology-wise. The first vehicles either ran on steam or electricity, and fun fact, the first hybrid car was invented by…
Written by Jordan | 4 min read

The future of electric car batteries

With so many choices on the electric market, we thought it was time to tell you more about EV batteries to hopefully make your switch to electric, easier. Let’s start off by presenting you with the different types of EV’s Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) or All-electric: These types of…
Written by Jordan | 4 min read

What does the electric future look like for first time drivers?

Let’s fast forward to 2040, internal combustion engines have become a thing of the past like Bakelite round dial telephones, the garages have fewer mechanics and more electricians, the VW beetle is now more akin to the Benz Patent Motor Car, electric cars are almost exclusively on…
Written by Jordan | 4 min read

Summer Staycation Checks You Can Do Yourself

Imagine this, you are about to go on holiday by car, at all effects a staycation, and it will take longer than a few hours to reach your holiday destination. What to do, then? It’s important to make sure that your car is absolutely fine before embarking on a longer journey, as the last thing…
Written by Lucrezia | 2.35 min read

What is a Smart Motorway?

Smart motorways in the UK are specific segments of the motorway network that use various technologies during peak periods to actively control traffic flow, with the aim to minimize congestion. When there are signs of congestion, smart motorways, thanks to their technology, will open the hard…
Written by Lucrezia | 5.6 min read

Top 5 Used Executive Cars

Cars have always been a symbol of status since they graced our roads of their presence. The type of car you drive says a lot about the person behind the wheel. That is why we have decided to compile this list, for those of you who love driving executive cars. Let’s take a look at what we have…
Written by Jordan | 2 min read

Mazda Begins Mass Production for the Mazda MX-30 e-Skyactiv R-EV

A few weeks ago Mazda started the mass production of the Mazda MX-30 e-Skyactiv R-EV in Hiroshima, Japan, which will arrive to the UK in Autumn 2023. This marks the company's first mass-produced car with a rotary engine in 11 years, following the discontinuation of the Mazda RX-8 in June 2012.…
Written by Lucrezia | 3 min read

Top 3 Used Summer Convertibles

Summer is here! Temperatures are warmer than average and you may be looking at a convertible sports car for yourself. So, let’s have a look at what we have available right now at Perrys for your summer motoring fun! 2019 (69) BMW 2 Series 218i Sport 2dr [Nav] Convertible     We have…
Written by Jordan | 2.5 min read

Top Tips on How to Sell Your Car

Selling your old vehicle is an excellent opportunity to earn some extra cash and make more space in your garage or driveway. Whether your goal is to upgrade to a newer model, or you simply no longer need your current car, selling it allows you to dispose of an unwanted vehicle while also putting…
Written by Lucrezia | 4 min read

An Announcement From Perrys Nelson

We're thrilled to share some exciting news happening at Perrys Nelson! Starting from July, we're embarking on a restructuring journey to transform our dealership into a Used Vehicle Centre. Get ready for an amazing selection of all makes and models of used cars as well as…
Written by Lucrezia | 1 min read

An Announcement From Perrys Preston

We’re thrilled to share some exciting news happening at Perrys Preston! We’ve embarked on a renovation journey to bring you exciting new showrooms for Perrys Preston MG and Perrys Preston Kia. These will provide the best surrounding for you to experience our wide range of models. …
Written by Lucrezia | 1 min read

Winter Tyres - Are They Worth the Investment?

What are Winter Tyres? Winter tyres are designed to offer maximum traction and grip in cold conditions. They consist of a softer compound with deeper grooves and narrow cuts. These features help disperse the water and snow by allowing the rubber to flex, improving contact with the road surface. The…
Written by Lois | 3 min read

Car Paint Types: Everything You Need to Know

Do you love your car but wish it stood out a little more? With a unique car paint job, you will surely achieve this. Most people often choose the basic car paint that comes with their vehicle, but choosing a unique colour or finish can make your car stand out even more as it’s like having your…
Written by Vineetha | 2 min read

How to Choose the Right Car Tyres for Your Vehicle

Like many car parts where one size DOES NOT fit all, car tyres are no different; in fact, several variables need to be taken into consideration when choosing the right ones for your vehicle. We have collated a series of questions that our customers have been asking in order to provide you with an…
Written by Lucrezia | 4.30 min

What New Car Technology Can You Use During Your Driving Test?

Since the 1950s, films have enormously speculated about what the means of transport would look like in the future. Fast forward to 2022, when this article is being written, and what was once fiction, has turned into reality as regards car features. Car technology has advanced at a speedy pace; in…
Written by Lucrezia | 6 min read

Top Tips on How to Keep Your Van Safe

When you need to rely on your van to do your daily job, keeping it  and its contents as safe as possible is essential. Your van holds a lot of value, not only for the vehicle itself  but also for the equipment you store inside of it. If your van gets damaged or stolen, you can make a claim…
Written by Lois | 4.30 min read

Top 5 Best Cars for Towing

Kia Sorento     The Kia Sorento is a practical and spacious car ideal for towing. The 17” alloy wheels and the 2.2-litre Diesel engine give the car power to tow a heavyweight trailer or caravan smoothly. Every model has four-wheel drive, giving the car extra sure-footedness in the…
Written by Faith | 3 min read