Photo Gallery – 2016 Newcastle NE1 Motor Show

Following the success of the first event in 2015, the NE1 Motor Show was back in Newcastle-upon-Tyne at the weekend. ESM went along to see what was new. New for this year was typical North East weather of grey skies and rain. Not perfect, but it did bring back memories of Goodwood from a fortnight previous at least….

Friday Photo – NE1 Newcastle Motor Show Gallery

In something that seems to be worryingly turning into a trend, the North East saw yet another automotive event take place here at the weekend. Naturally, ESM headed along to check things out. The NE1 Motor Show, chiefly backed by the Benfield dealership empire, aimed to bring both new and classic cars right to the centre…

Friday Photo – When the BMW i3 came to Newcastle upon Tyne

As part of the marketing campaign for the i3 compact EV, BMW is taking it on tour to the streets of the UK. So when it popped up in our local city of Newcastle upon Tyne, we sent one of EngageSportMode’s roving reporters along for a look. We’ve written lots about the i3 on ESM already, along…

Audi A1 Sportback 1.4TFSI S line – The Big Review

If you’ve been reading the long running saga about me attempting to buy a new car, you’ll know that I’d swung towards the Audi A1 but was finding it tough to get a dealership to sell me one. The end result was Tyneside Audi providing me with a A1 1.4TSFI Sportback for the weekend, to…