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Out now: Car Dealer issue 171 features the new Range Rover Sport, the used cars whose prices have risen the most – and lots more

Our latest interactive and digital edition is free to read AND download!

Time 7:23 am, May 20, 2022

Car Dealer issue 171 is out now and it’s bursting with news, views, reviews, features and more from the automotive industry.

What have we got for you this month? Read on…

Star car

CD 171 Range Rover Sport

The new Range Rover Sport is our cover star for this issue and James Batchelor gives us the full rundown on this sassy 4×4 that’s due to arrive in showrooms later this year.


CD 171 Investigations

  • A proposal to extend the gap between MOT tests to two years has caused an upset in the industry – we hear why
  • We’ve got exclusive data from Auto Trader revealing which used cars rose the most in value in April
  • And spare a thought for those used cars left languishing on forecourts (plus the poor dealers who were stuck with them). We list the vehicles that have taken the longest time to shift


CD 171 Columnists

  • Car Dealer associate editor James Batchelor mourns the loss of the Vauxhall Insignia to the industry and ponders its wider significance
  • Our popular columnist Big Mike reckoned he was on to a winner after bagging a bargain BMW – and then the boys in blue turned up…
  • Meanwhile, automotive retail consultant James Litton has something to say to the chief executives of franchised dealerships


CD 171 Forecourt

Motoring writer Jack Evans has been particularly busy this month, putting a top trio of cars to a thorough test as he headed out on the road in the Bentley Continental GT Speed, Cupra Born and Alfa Romeo Tonale.

What did he make of them all? His considered opinions are here…


CD 171 Features

  • From drones to phones! Here’s a selection of the coolest products to hit the market recently
  • Thought the manual gearbox was dead? Think again! They may be few and far between now but we take a look at the cars where the stick shift still reigns supreme

Used Car Awards 2022

CD 171 UCA 2022

Have you entered for this year’s Car Dealer Used Car Awards yet?

Sponsored by Black Horse and now in their 11th year, they’re the gold standard of the used car sector.

The event takes place in London on Monday, November 28, and there are now 23 categories – including a new one – for dealerships and staff, plus eight manufacturer gongs up for grabs.

It’s really easy to send in nominations, so what are you waiting for? It could be YOUR name on one of our prized trophies! Find out how to enter in the latest edition of Car Dealer.


CD 171 Round up

Our four-page news digest contains summaries of a host of the top automotive stories, with the full-length versions available by clicking on them.

There are business and supplier updates as well, plus a look at what car manufacturers have been working on recently.

Also inside…

We bring you our regular finance section, with advice from First Response digital marketer Richard Pygott.

Meanwhile, the Feedback spread carries dealers’ thoughts on subjects including Cap prices and Cazoo’s late report, plus there’s our regular selection of rib-tickling memes!

This is all just a taste of what’s in issue 171 of Car Dealer, but there’s plenty more as well – and you can read and download the magazine for free via Issuu.

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Car Dealer has been covering the motor trade since 2008 as both a print and digital publication. In 2020 the title went fully digital and now provides daily motoring updates on this website for the car industry. A digital magazine is published once a month.

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