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Merry Christmas from Number 1 Plates

Well, 2014 has been quite a year. But it’s coming to a close and we’re itching to see 2015’s new motors!


Win M&S goodies in our Christmas competition!

As it’s the season of goodwill, we’ve decided that every customer should have the chance to win a great big treat on us! All you need to do is purchase your plates from us and we’ll automatically enter you, it’s that simple.


Car Paintwork Hacks

If you’ve almost been tempted to take your sleeve to a particularly toxic lump of Seagull crap that encrusted itself onto your beloved bonnet then we don’t judge. If you’ve ever walked an extra 500 yards to avoid parking under that sap-sticky tree then we understand that too. The car lovers amongst us have always…


The Honda Type R: You be the judge

The unofficial slogan for Honda’s new Type R has already been determined. “It looks awesome, but sheesh 30K?” Take a look; it’s truly filthy:


Driving on the continent: Rules, regulations and bucket list drives

The idea of finding undiscovered gems of ‘spaghetti asphalt’ while driving an E-type Jag in the South of France is the classic romantic EU driving scene. But what they don’t show you in the films are the pesky little gripes which come with driving in a foreign country. You might not have seen James Bond…


Spotted! September’s round up of the best deals!

We go car shopping so you don’t have to. It’s a hard life.


Is the BMW i8 today’s closest Bat Mobile contender?

          Now that would good with some of our model-specific number plates… BMW’s plug-in hybrid couldn’t be further away from the boxy ‘city’ styling of the i3… What can we say about the magnificent BMW i8 that doesn’t make it sound like a Prius in a hot dress? Well, for starters…


Read our review over on ‘Planes Trains and Automobiles’ (.co.uk)

The good people at Planes, Trains and Automobiles have been kind enough to write a glowing review after ordering a set of replacement number plates from us!


The Luxury Motor Show is here!

When we first read all about this year’s Luxury Motor Show, we were consumed with one overriding feeling; now that’s a way to spend a Sunday afternoon!


Need for speed. Addressing that women like cars in the most tired way possible

Apart from Dominic Cooper’s cringe-worthy ‘Dick Dastardly’ type character in Need for Speed, it’s fair to say the latest petrol flick was probably worth paying 2014 cinema prices for (and with those prices that’s stretching it).