This time of year is one of the busiest times for UK Motor traders across the country with main dealers looking to hit their sales targets under difficult circumstances.
- UR19 REG
- AS19 TON
- EL19 TRC
- PO19 SCH
- EV19 OUE
- HO19 NDA
- AU19 TRN
- RR19 VER
With 'Brexit' looming at the end of the March and the automotive manufacturers uncertain how it will effect the sales markets and their future vehicle production, this coupled with the decline in demand for diesel vehicles, we look at what new exiting vehicles are on the horizon for UK buyers.
2019 could well herald a revolution for some of the best-known cars on the road. Electric power, 21st century design and cutting-edge technology will transform familiar vehicles into the future of motoring.
There will be a new Ferrari, Porsche 911 and Mercedes hypercar. Almost as exciting are the best-sellers due for replacement, including the Nissan Juke, BMW 1 Series, Range Rover Evoque and Renault Clio, which has just been revealed.
The biggest trend of the year is the wave of new electric cars. As well as the Mini, you’ll also see Audi, Mercedes, Porsche, Honda and Polestar (Volvo’s electric car brand) launching battery-powered cars, the beginning of a new dawn in driving that will only continue to expand and improve into 2020 and beyond.
Our favourites include the Audi E-Tron, BMW iX3, and the Porsche Taycan pictrured above.
DVLA Released the "19-series" back in November with many thousands of combinations getting snapped up by investors and traders and the general public. As always obscene registration plates get banned each year as the agency doesn't allow anything that is likely to cause offence - including racial, religious or political slurs, or indeed any reference to a private part of the body!
BA19 BAG , *B19 TCH , *B19 TTS, BO19 OCK, BU19 SHT, DO19 SHT, DR19 GGS, FA19 NNY, FR19 OFF, PR19 CCK, SH19 GAR, SH19 TTE, UP19 SSY, US19 AAG, VA19 YNA, *W19 NKR
Some obviously could be seen to be banter but there are some sensitive souls out there who unfortunately take offence rather easily. Mind you we think you would have to be brave to display some of the "banned number plates" on your car in the first place!
Not every entry is so puerile, however. There are also a couple of politically-minded plates that have joined the banned list - EU19 OUT and EU19 SHT have both been cut because of their apparent reference to Brexit and the UK's scheduled departure from the European Union on 29 March.