New Volvo V60 class-leading residual values will save drivers money when buying the car on a personal lease

Te number of attractions confirmed for this summer’s XK70 Jaguar Festival at Shelsley Walsh Hillclimb is growing fast. Te family-friendly event in Worcestershire on 9-10 June will celebrate the 70th anniversary of

the ground-

breaking XK120 and all subsequent XK cars and engines, and in the last month more well-known Jaguar personalities and cars have committed to taking part. Two guests of honour newly confirmed for the Festival are Sir John Egan, the chairman of Jaguar from 1980 to 1990 who saved the company from bankruptcy, and Keith Helfet, the former Chief Stylist at Jaguar who designed the XJ220 supercar, the XK180 concept car which commemorated the XK’s 50th anniversary, and the 1990s F-type concept. Another well-known personality at the Festival will be Edd China, former presenter of Discovery Channel’s hit TV programme ‘Wheeler Dealers’, filming and taking questions in a session of 'Ask Edd LIVE'. Cars newly confirmed for the two-day event include the TWR XJ220C driven by David Coulthard, David Brabham and John Nielsen at Le Mans in 1993; XJR-5 road and race cars built by TWR, with XJR race cars to be driven at speed up the Shelsley Walsh course by Goodwood Hillclimb winner Justin Law; the JD Classics collection of historic XKs, some to be driven up the hill by Chris Ward; the full range of Special Edition Eagle E-types; and Eagle’s historic collection of a dozen important E-types. Other cars previously confirmed for the Festival include three of Jaguar’s legendary Group C racing cars, including the 1987 World Sportscar Championship-winning XJR-8; XK120s,

140s, and 150s; and a whole raſt of XK- engined cars including C-types, D-types, E-types, and XJ6s. Cars are being brought to the Festival by owners who live in the UK, mainland Europe, Scandinavia, and the USA. Te event’s organisers, the XK Club, are aiming to set a world record by gathering 700 classic XKs in the same place at the same time. Other notable personalities attending the XK70 Jaguar Festival include former amateur racing driver Peter Sargent and, from Finland, mechanical engineer Dr. Samir Klat, who between them developed and modified the famous low-drag Lightweight

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together with the late-Peter Lumsden; Peter Sutcliffe who raced a D-type and Lightweight E, and drove GTOs and GT40s at Le Mans, and Richard Attwood, who raced for several British teams in Formula One before winning Le Mans in a Porsche 917 in 1970. Te Festival promises a packed programme of entertainment for all the family, with a competitive hillclimb on Saturday and high-speed demonstration runs up the hill on Sunday; a vintage fairground; a shopping village; live music; and a Battle of Britain Memorial Flight fly-past - all in the beautiful hillside setting of the world’s oldest surviving motorsport venue. All the major Jaguar specialists will be present, including spectacular displays from J.D Classics, Eagle Racing, Lynx and Hexagon Classics. Discounted tickets start at just £20, and there is no admission charge for under-16s accompanied by an adult. VIP packages with hospitality are also available. More information can be found at

Volvo’s new V60 mid-size premium estate has been awarded class-leading residual values, meaning customers purchasing on a monthly lease deal will benefit from lower costs. Residual value experts cap hpi have estimated the V60 D3 Momentum will be worth 45.3% of its cost new price aſter three years and 30,000 miles, putting it ahead of its German rivals. Tis spells good news for customers as strong residual values

ultimately translate

into lower monthly Personal Contract Purchase (PCP) and Personal Contract Hire (PCH) rates. For those fleet user choosers who travel higher mileages on business, the V60 remains the sector leader with the same model worth 38.3% of its cost new price aſter three years and 60,000 miles. “Strong residual values are key to the successful launch of all new cars and



The Rolling Stones will hit the road again this summer and Jeep® brand will again act as official sponsor. The 2018 ‘STONES – NO FILTER’ tour will take in 14 dates in the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, the Czech Republic and Poland between 17 May and 8 July. And the Jeep brand will be by the band’s side for the third time as Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood embark on another adventure that’s expected to eclipse the incredible success of last year’s sell-out European tour. The partnership between the Jeep brand and The Rolling Stones began in 2014 with the acclaimed ‘14 On Fire’ European tour. The partnership reunites two icons with much in common – the Stones who revolutionised rock music

with their unmistakable sound and style, and Jeep,

the legendary global SUV brand, that for more than 75 years has been the most authentic expression of motoring freedom and adventure.

Produced by Concerts West/AEG Presents, the ‘STONES – NO FILTER’ tour will kick off in Dublin on 17 May, before visiting London (22-25 May), Southampton (29 May), Coventry (2 June), Manchester (5 June), Edinburgh (9 June) and Cardiff (15 June), before heading back to London’s Twickenham Stadium (19 June). It will then head into Europe. At all dates, the entire Jeep line-up will play a starring role, with special areas offering fans an exciting brand experience – both at the venue and across social media – and drawing them into the world of rock music and iconic SUVs.

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these figures make the new V60’s personal leasing rates competitive from day one,” explained Steve Beattie, Volvo Car UK’s Head of Business Sales. Te new V60 shares styling cues with its bigger brother, the V90 and provides a class-leading 529-litres of boot space. All V60 models come equipped with the Sensus infotainment system which is fully compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and powers a range of entertainment, satellite navigation and connected services. Tis includes Volvo On Call which connects drivers to their car from a smartphone or smartwatch, enabling them to start their car remotely and set the desired cabin temperature prior to getting behind the wheel. Te V60 is on sale now with a starting price of £31,810. More information on the new Volvo V60 can be found at

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