A weekly round of this weeks top motoring news 16/02/2019

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In this week’s Top Supercar news

Ferrari Going Hybrid For Production Cars

This week there’s the usual push towards electric with Ferrari spotted testing a new hybrid. But this isn’t a hypercar .but destined to form part of the normal model line up, if you can apply the word normal to any Ferrari.


Ferrari will introduce a mid-engined supercar in 2019 that will reportedly pack a hybrid V8 powertrain. The model won’t be a special-edition one-off but will instead be a regular production model. The vehicle will reportedly be even more powerful than the 711-bhp 488 Pista. The debut will happen at a dedicated event, not at an auto show, and deliveries will allegedly start in early 2020.

£8 Million Investment Into East Yorkshire For New Porsche Dealership.

It will now become the first approved dealership for Porsche in East Yorkshire. The closest rivals are currently in Leeds and Sheffield.

Speaking at the planning committee, East Riding councillor Phyllis Pollard said: “This is a global brand of the highest quality – it’s important to send out a message about economic growth in the East Riding, so I wholly support it.” Read More

Autocar is reporting that  customers are being warned of a 10% price hike in the event of no deal Brexit

“As one potential outcome of the Brexit negotiations, there is a possibility that a duty of up to 10% may be applied to cars imported into the UK by us after 29 March. In light of this, we have chosen to inform customers whose cars are likely to arrive after Brexit occurs to warn them that they may be affected by this tariff – allowing them to be fully informed at the point of sale and, if they wish, to adjust their order accordingly. Read More


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