news stories
Car News 22 Nov 2019

News stories of the week: Oracle’s top 3

At Oracle Finance, we stay up to date with the latest car news stories so that we can provide expert knowledge to our customers.

We’ve pulled together a few of our favourite news stories from the week, for you to catch up on over the weekend! For daily updates make sure you’re following our Facebook, LinkedIn & Instagram pages to keep up to date with the world of car finance.

Aston Martin Launches First Ever SUV

News stories Aston Martin

This week Aston Martin launched its first-ever SUV to “signal a new era” in its 106-year history. The new model is set to have a speed of 181mph, going from 0 to 62mph in 4.5 seconds. The President and Group Chief Executive of the British automaker described the move into SUVs as “a real landmark for this great British brand, and I promise that DBX will reward all who experience it in their everyday lives”.

Cars: Accelerating the Modern World

V&A exhibition

This weekend will see the opening of the exhibition, Cars: Accelerating the Modern World at the V&A to mark the “most important 20th-century object”. For just £18.00 a ticket, you can see an autonomous flying car, a converted low-rider & even a sculpture of a human with the bodily features that might be present if we had evolved to survive car crashes.

Karma’s SC2 Concept Car Promises 10,500 lb-ft of Wheel Torque & 1.9s to 60 MPH

news stories

This weekend, Karma Automotive will be previewing their new SC2 concept car at the LA Auto Show. The vehicle can go from 0 to 62mph in 1.9s! It’s been described as a “hypercar by all means” for its carbon-ceramic brakes, a pushrod racing suspension system, and the manufacturer’s torque-vectoring gearbox. Let us know what you think of the car! Is it fast enough for you?

Other articles you might like:

Electric vehicles: the shape of things to come

Oracle Finance’s top 8 favourite classic cars

Forget Christmas adverts! Check out our top 8 car ads of all time