Fleet News

New launches

LAUNCH dates for key fleet models.


  • Hyundai Sonata
  • BMW 7-series facelift
  • Lexus GS


  • BMW M5
  • Range Rover Sport
  • Vauxhall Astra Panorama
  • BMW 320 Cd Convertible
  • Porsche Boxster

    Lexus GS

    TO get a toehold in the executive segment market, where heritage and German nationality usually lead, is quite a feat. But Lexus has struggled to get any further, mainly because of a lack of diesels and styling. Lexus hopes the new GS will solve that problem with sharper looks and more modern lines, though it will only come in 3.0 and 4.3-litre petrol variants. Expect high levels of equipment, refinement and reliability.

    BMW 7-series

    THE new BMW 7-series is more conservative, especially at the front end, while BMW has toned down the baffling iDrive of the car. It’s still the best luxury car to drive, although the trade-off is a firm ride for such a car, and the 3.0 diesel and 5.0-litre petrol engines are historic. To drive yourself around in on a daily basis, the 7 is a joy, but the Audi A6, Jaguar XJ and Mercedes-Benz S-class still feel more ‘special’.

  • Leave a comment for your chance to win £20 of John Lewis vouchers.

    Every issue of Fleet News the editor picks his favourite comment from the past two weeks – get involved for your chance to appear in print and win!

    Login to comment


    No comments have been made yet.

    Compare costs of your company cars

    Looking to acquire new vehicles? Check how much they'll cost to run with our Car Running Cost calculator.

    What is your BIK car tax liability?

    The Fleet News car tax calculator lets you work out tax costs for both employer and employee