At Transeuropean we have been sourcing, supplying and importing European left hand drive cars to our customers since 1970. During the years we’ve imported all types of car from the humble Citroen 2CV to the absolutely stunning Ferrari Testarossa. And, while we still supply supercars to those who can afford them our top 10 list is somewhat more modest.
From the modern and new Range Rover Evoque with its streamlined shape to the classic, boxy profile Range Rover Sport, there’s no doubting the popularity of the Range Rover. Comfortable, luxurious and built to last, the Range Rover is a popular choice when it comes to the continent. If you’re looking for a vehicle that can tackle everything that’s thrown at it, then the Range Rover is the perfect choice.
Anyone with a large family that needs a go anywhere vehicle will appreciate the size, comfort and refinement of the VW Touareg. The excellent diesel engines of the Touareg keep running costs relatively low for such a large car and the strong residual values of VW mean that the car should hold on to its value.
Land Rover Freelander
The perfect utilitarian workhorse, the Land Rover Freelander is an incredibly good car and one that is well suited to life in the mountains or rural settings. With a great 4 wheel drive system, the Land Rover Freelander will tackle off-road conditions with ease and the comfortable interior will make every journey a pleasure.
There are so many great Porsche models but we tried to limit our selection to just one in our top 10 list and while we were tempted to go for the iconic 911, in the end, we decided to opt for the Porsche Boxster. This excellent roadster is a sporty 2 seater which is incredibly fun to drive and won’t fail to put a smile on your face. No matter what engine you opt for, the Porsche Boxster provides a rewarding driving experience.
A modern classic, the Volkswagen Golf is the world’s second best-selling car model with over 30 million produced worldwide. It’s often the yardstick by which others are measured with excellent build quality, great reliability and a spacious layout. Driveability is great with sporty models such as the iconic GTI providing the most fun for your money.
A blast from the past with a modern twist, the Fiat 500 was first launched in 1957 and produced until 1975. In 2007, Fiat relaunched the 500 and it quickly became one of the best-selling city cars in the world. Fun to drive with Italian styling, the Fiat 500 captured the market for those looking for a city car that wasn’t boring.
Sport utility vehicles have become increasingly popular in the UK and Europe and offer the benefit of a high driving position with off-road capabilities for when you need them. One of the best examples of this is the superb BMW X5 which offers refined performance with a luxurious interior. For those who want something a little smaller, the BMW X3 is also a great choice and should provide typical German reliability.
Available in saloon or estate guises and with a huge selection of engines, the Audi A4 is a capable family car that will happily eat up the miles. Offering a spacious, comfortable interior, and surprisingly efficient engines, the Audi A4 is a great choice for families who are looking for a spacious and luxury car.
Mercedes Benz E Class
Loved by taxi drivers all over the world, the Mercedes E class is a prestige car that is packed full of luxury features. The quiet and efficient engines, high-spec interiors and built-in safety features are just some of the reasons that the big Mercedes is so popular. If you want a car that can cope with big journeys and that never misses a beat, then the E class might be the right choice for you.
Papa? Nicole? Anyone of a certain age will remember the Renault Clio adverts from the 1990’s in the UK. To this day the Renault Clio remains popular with British buyers and is the only supermini in our list. Popular with French buyers, the Renault Clio is a great choice for anyone looking to blend in with the locals when moving to France.
The cars on the list above are just our thoughts on the best left hand drive cars and ones that we frequently get customers requesting. At Transeuropean we have built up a huge network of contacts over the years’ which means we can find you the perfect car to match your needs and budget. Get in touch today on 0208 435 7009 for more information.