Robin’s Diary 22 January 2015

Luscombe Mitsubishi

Once again we have received good news at the dealership this week – we are on the shortlist for the Most Improved Dealership at the 2015 Automotive Management awards in February – the Motor Trade version of The Oscars!! – so with a bit of luck, the corks could be popping again!!  It’s a great start, and testament to a transformed workforce who are working hard and an excellent reward for how much we have done in the last 18 months.

It’s a pity they aren’t popping down at Elland Road –  despite a great win on Tuesday –  it’s hard enough to manage a car dealership, never mind a football club, so even if I had a few quid spare, I certainly don’t envy the task at Leeds Utd, but wish them well in their fight, and maybe Bradford City can restore some Yorkshire football pride knocking Chelsea out…

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New 2015 Mercedes C63 AMG official performance data and specs released!

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Mercedes C63 AMG (2015) performance figures

The regular C63 churns out 470bhp and 479 lb ft of torque while the C63 S musters a supercar-baiting 503bhp and 516 lb ft.

Both drive the rear wheels through a seven-speed automatic gearbox, the C63 getting from 0-62mph in 4.1 seconds and the C63 S in 4.0. The estate versions of both are only a tenth slower and all cars’ top speeds are electronically limited to 155mph.

While the base C63 is fitted with 18-inch wheels (wrapped in 245/40 tyres at the front and 265/40s at the rear), the C63 S gets 19-inch rims with the same width but lower-profile tyres.

The base-model C63 saloon will cost £59,795 and the estate version an extra £1200. That prices it a little wayabove its natural BMW M3 and Audi RS4 rivals.

As expected, there’s both a standard model and a more powerful S variant…

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What Movie Are You Reading?

Hassance Valhalla

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I recently watched a few movies. Three to be exact. Considering my all-time-movie-watching-average, one more and I am done for 2015. But that is not the point here and if you are a movie buff, I suggest you look away. Like right now.

I realized how short-lived the pleasure or inspiration is after the hard fought staring for hours. (oh what a revelation!) I truly believe it takes more patience and energy to watch a movie than a forty minute jog. That could be because I feel more part

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