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Get ready for a rush of adrenaline and excitement with passengers rides available at the next Abarth Day around a high-speed track.
Dacia was seemed the 'Best Value Brand' of car at the Autotrader New Car Awards
Lucky Romford Resident becomes the fourth winner of our monthly £1,000 prize after purchasing a new Fiat 500.
Glyn Hopkin worked with the council of St. Albans promoting sustainable energy.
Lucky Colchester resident bags himself a £1,000 prize after part-exchanging old Renault Twingo.
The new zero emissions Nissan e-NV200 will be revealed at the NEC Birmingham today!
EV enthusiast Goodier was the first person to own a Nissan LEAF in Britain, takes ownership of his THIRD EV!
Enfield resident Carol Penhaligan win’s second £1,000 prize draw of 2018!
Two NEW versions of the Alpine A110 will be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show 2018.
Glyn Hopkin opens a brand NEW Suzuki showroom in Buckhurst Hill.
One lucky resident from Colchester has won the first of many £1,000 cash prizes that are going to be awarded monthly throughout 2018.
Glyn Hopkin opens a NEW showroom in Cambridge!
Glyn Hopkin has just launched a £25,000 prize draw in celebration of 25 years in business!
Mitsubishi Motors UK sees to an exciting new venture in supporting the growth and support of the England Netball sport team across the nation.
Following its UK launch last summer, the All-new Koleos has been revamped with a new top-of-the-range Initiale Paris trim level boasting luxury.
Mitsubishi Motors UK have been appointed as official support provider for global tour Fast & Furious Live – based on adrenaline-fuelled blockbuster film.
Set to arrive into UK showrooms in 2018, the all-new Nissan LEAF has been crowned ‘Best Small Family Car’ in the Next Green Car Awards 2017.
Honda has made history at the inaugural Workshop Magazine Awards collecting the Car of the year with the Jazz and the coveted Manufacturer of the Year.
Glyn Hopkin is pleased to announce the winner of the business’s 25th Anniversary logo design competition.
More than 50,000 all-new Nissan Navara pick-ups have been sold in two years since November 2015 following their International Pick-up accolade.
Nissan recognised for their growing work in developing the EV infrastructure and driving wider improvements in the segment after receiving the ‘Innovation in Electric Vehicles’ Award at the 2nd annual Carbuyer & Alphr Car Tech Awards.
The Mitsubishi L200 has succeeded in defending their title of ‘Best Pick-up’ at the Carbuyer Awards 2018 ceremony held at the Curzon Bloomsbury Cinema in London.
Glyn Hopkin, the Romford-based car dealer group, has this week won further recognition for its outstanding operational performance, securing the top spot in the annual ‘Essex Limited’ survey of leading businesses – for the second year running.
The introduction of the all-new Jeep® Compass represents the brand’s landmark to tackle the compact SUV segment offering the legendary off-road capability boasting a contemporary and authentic appeal.
Branded as the UK’s favourite urban crossover, the market-leading Nissan Qashqai has been named ‘Best Small SUV’ in the prestigious What Car? Used Car Awards 2018.
Thrilling hot hatch all-new Honda Civic Type R has won ‘Best Performance Car’ category at the Women’s World Car of the Year Awards.
Glyn Hopkin is ranked number 33 in the 13th annual Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250, published with the Sunday Times Business section on Sunday 1 October.
The most powerful roadster ever created by Alfa Romeo, the Giulia Quadrifoglio has scooped the coveted ‘Performance of the Year’ accolade in the Octane Awards 2017.
Following the announcement of the Best of Innovation award winners for 2018, the all-new zero-emission Nissan LEAF won its first international award.
The Shogun Sport is set to go on sale in the UK early in 2018 following the arrival of the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross in January.
The multiple award-winning Dacia Duster was voted into first place of the ‘Small SUV & 4X4’ category for the third consecutive year.
Nissan chooses Glyn Hopkin St Albans for exclusive event due to significant sales in the area for previous-generation plug-in LEAF.
The 1899 Fiat 3 ½ hp is the oldest Fiat in the UK and it took to the roads as part of the annual London to Brighton Veteran car run on Sunday 5th November.
Suzuki has won two new accolades for Celerio and Swift models at the annual Green Apple Environmental Awards at the House of Commons today.
The Honda Jazz has been named ‘Most Reliable Small Car’ in WhatCar? Magazine’s 2017 Reliability Survey with the owners reporting no faults.
The most capable SUV ever delivers even more legendary Jeep® 4x4 capability, a modern design boasting originality and class-leading features.
Mitsubishi was voted the runner-up most reliable brand in WhatCar? Reliability Survey and Outlander grabs the title of ‘Most Reliable Large SUV’.
Fiat 500 enthusiasts can now purchase a limited edition silver coin that has been specially minted to mark the iconic model’s 60th anniversary.
This is the second year in a row the Nissan LEAF has been recognised in the awards having won ‘Best Used Green Car’ in 2016.
Nissan are on course to becoming the country’s top fleet provider after its dedicated website for business has been named the best by Business Car.
Super League has announced that Dacia Magic Weekend will be returning to St James’ Park, Newcastle on Saturday 19th May and Sunday 20th May 2018.
Mitsubishi Motors UK is backing Pacific Rugby Player Welfare in a pledge to support professional and semi-professional players overcome the challenges of the game and living overseas.
Honda UK has announced the addition of a new Special Edition CR-V variant based on the S Navi grade expected to arrive from 1st November 2017.
Best acknowledged as the company building world-class ‘Go Anywhere, Do Anything’ 4x4 vehicles, Jeep have announced being official partner for the Motorhome & Caravan Show 2017 from 17-22 October 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham.
Both the Honda Jazz and Honda CR-V have been praised for their quality and versatility in the inaugural Auto Express Driver Power Used Car Awards.
Car dealer Glyn Hopkin supports National Autistic Society’s Anderson School with donation of Renault minibus.
The world is turning electric yet still around 1.3 billion people live without access to the power the rest of us take for granted – Actress Margot Robbie is teaming up with Nissan EV to help change this.
The world’s leading electric vehicle manufacturer – Nissan, has announced its new longer-range e-NV200 van with a new advanced 40kWh battery.
Powered by a 2.9 V6 Twin-Turbo 510hp engine, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio sets the new benchmark for a production SUV.
On September 13th, Glyn Hopkin, one of the UK’s largest independent Nissan dealer groups, launched a new scheme with charity KitAid set to run for six weeks.
The market-leading Nissan Navara has been named Best Pick-Up at the Parkers New Car Awards 2018.
Mitsubishi Motors will announce insight into future prospects with the global premiere of the e-EVOLUTION CONCEPT at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show.
Electric vehicle bestseller Renault ZOE has been awarded ‘Best Eco Car’ at the Parkers New Car Awards 2018.
Jeep® is Official Sponsor of the 2017 ‘Rolling Stones – No Filter’ European tour from September 9 to October 25.
Glyn Hopkin Nissan will be exhibiting the new Nissan X-Trail 4Dogs ‘Paw Pack’ at the ‘All About Dogs Show’ at Hylands Park in Essex on 23-24th September.
A local businessman, Mr Majeed is one of the first to receive his 67-plate high-performance Nissan GT-R Nismo from our Romford dealership.
Young people take part in outdoor activities at ‘Ambition, Aspire, Achieve’ charity summer camp.
A team from the Upminster Freemasons peddled their way through a 110-mile fundraising journey from Upminster to Norfolk with a Chinese rickshaw.
Honda has revealed an all-new electric vehicle; the Urban EV Concept made its global debut at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show.
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome is set to host the first technology and science event, Lift Off on Sunday 17th September in Essex.
Hotly anticipated Alfa Romeo Stelvio now available at Glyn Hopkin.
A Hackney-based fish curers and smokers has turned to Nissan’s modern technology to deliver their very traditional produce.
Europe’s best-selling urban crossover has been upgraded with significant enhancements to further develop its premium character.
Suzuki Motor Corporation is set to officially reveal the all-new Swift Sport at the 67th IAA Frankfurt Motor Show.
The all-new Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is yet to be officially launched in the UK and has already shortlisted for the Golden Steering Wheel Award in Germany.
Based on the multi-award winning range-topping Tekna grade in double cab specification, the Trek-1° adds a host of exclusive extras boasting practicality.
Branded as 4x4 Magazines’ ‘4x4 of the Year’, the Renegade is among a raft of vehicles to be seen on ‘999’ emergency duty in Italian resorts this summer.
Honda pays tribute to the ‘Dream Makers’ in their latest creative to support the sponsorship of Channel 4 featuring four Honda models including the new Civic Type-R.
Fiat and Bulgari have formed a partnership forming an integral part of Bulgari’s “Roman Holiday” creative summer campaign inspired by the classic film starring Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck.
Alfa Romeo’s first ever SUV made its UK debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed last month and the Stelvio pricing and specification has been revealed.
Mitsubishi Motors UK has been announced as one of the founding partners of the UK’s first multi-brand EV showroom.
Jeep expands its popular range of Wrangler 4x4 vehicles with the introduction of a new limited edition, the Rubicon Recon.
Suzuki GB is pleased to announce that they have been named as the ‘Carmaker of the Year’ at the Motor Trade Award for 2017.
The Alfa Romeo has achieved a five-star Euro NCAP rating with a score of 97% for the protection of adult occupants.
The popularity and success of the Fiat Professional Ducato paid off on 5th July after it was named Fleet Van of the Year in the Motor Transport Awards 2017.
At 79 years-old Rosemary Smith has established that age is just a number as she fulfils her lifelong dream of driving a Renault Sport Formula One™ Team car.
Europe’s best-selling crossover, the New Nissan Qashqai introduces a raft of premium design, technology and performance improvements.
The Mitsubishi L200 has won ‘Pick Up of the Year’ in the Auto Express awards for the third consecutive year.
Oscar-winner Adrien Brody is back on board the Fiat icon in the new international advertising campaign set in 60s Milan to celebrate its 60th Anniversary.
The All-New Mégane Renault Sport is set to be the first hot hatch with four wheel steering and will offer customers a choice between two chassis set-ups
Suzuki is pleased to announce that the S-Cross 1.4-litre Boosterjet ALLGRIP has been voted the winner of ‘Best Budget 4X4’ Category.
The Duster 4x4 Laureate dCi 110 will be used to aid in transporting blood and blood products to patients in need of urgent medical attention
The Nissan LEAF was named ‘Best Green Car’ overall and ranked top in the ‘Best Engine and Gearbox’ and ‘Running Costs’ categories.
State of the art 940V technology enables charging for up to four vehicles opened by Honda at its R&D facility in Offenbach, Germany on 29 May 2017.
Best known for its timeless design and impeccable style – The Fiat 500 has been honoured in the most influential Auto Express Driver Power Survey 2017.
The all-new Nissan Micra has been awarded a five-star safety rating in the UK by Euro NCAP, courtesy to the standard fitment of intelligent driving technologies within the Safety Assist category of testing.
Stylish new Nissan LEAF Black Edition is now on sale in the UK boasting strikingly new features including black 16” alloy wheels and more.
The launch range of the all-new Nissan Micra has been completed with the arrival at retailers of the eagerly anticipated 1.0-litre 71PS entry-level model.
Two thirds of European sales to feature electrified powertrains by 2025.
New Fiat Fullback Cross unveiled at Geneva Motor Show designed to appeal to the lifestyle market.
Alfa Romeo is set to be attending the most important of all design events commencing from 4th to 9th April 2017.
Nissan joins partnership with Harrods to add all-electric Nissan e-NV200 to the British store’s delivery fleet.
Suzuki IGNIS placed final three cars in the new Urban Car Category of the 2017 World Car of the Year.
Mitsubishi Motors UK dealer network was treated to a promising insight into the future of Mitsubishi at the annual dealer conference in Geneva.
Glyn Hopkin donates 23 Easter eggs to Crowlands Primary School in aid of their annual Easter Bonnet Parade.
Original compact crossover, Nissan Juke generated a heightened expression with two stylish limited edition versions - The Juke Tekna Pulse and Juke N-Connecta Style.
The new Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce balances the dynamics and comfort of the award-winning Giulia, offering affordable performance and the utmost elegance.
Following the Honda Civic Type R grand debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, a record-breaking lap time has been set on 3 April 2017 on the world-famous circuit in 7 minutes and 43.8 seconds.
£11,000 car donated to Make-A-Wish prize draw; raises £25,000 for charity.
The stylish yet distinctive Fiat 124 Spider has been named, ‘Best Convertible’ by contracthireandleasing.com in their annual Car of the Year Awards.
The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is currently the best-selling plug-in hybrid electric vehicle in the UK.
INFINITI commenced the New Year on a ground breaking momentum, achieving the best January sales both globally and in Western Europe.
Dacia is due to launch a new special edition version for the Duster, Sandero Stepway and the New Logan MCV Stepway at the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show on 7th March.
The Nissan Navara has been crowned Best Pick-Up at the prestigious Fleet World Honours for the second year running.
Nissan creates ultimate dog-friendly crossover concept for families following survey revealing that almost 90% of owners want cars with more dog-friendly features.
The Renault Trezor is an all-electric GT that embodies the styling cues and technologies set to feature on upcoming Renault models.
The upcoming 2017 Geneva Motor Show is set to establish a turning point for Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) with the global premiere of its latest automotive innovation – the latest SUV.
The charismatic fourth generation All-New Renault Scenic & Grand Scenic have been awarded the title of ‘Best MPV at the UK Car of the Year Awards 2017, just a month after being released for sale.
It was named the ‘Best Electric Car’, as well as ‘Best Electric Car for less than £20,000’.
This Limited Edition Wrangler Night Eagle was revealed at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, with just 66 bound for the UK.
The showroom, located at 49-51 Stamford Hill, is now open for business.
The Renault ZOE has won the Best Electric Car category at the Carbuyer Best Cars Awards 2017
The Mitsubishi L200 has scooped the Best Pickup title at the 2017 Carbuyer Awards.
The Baleno was praised for its great qualities.
The all-new Alfa Romeo Giulia is now available to order from Glyn Hopkin.
The revised Mitsubishi ASX crossover has officially arrived in UK showrooms.
Renault UK has recently revealed the 2017 model year Renault ZOE.
Mitsubishi Motors in the UK has revealed details of a new Used Car Programme.
The much anticipated Alfa Romeo Giulia is now available to order in the UK.
Car buyers will be wowed by a world first at the Glyn Hopkin Infiniti Centre St Albans.
The dealership has won the carmakers’ prestigious Global Award for the third year running.
Glyn Hopkin has been chosen again as the official vehicle supplier to the football club.
The five-year/60,000 mile warranty starts on the 1st October in Europe.
The new Mito is more enticing and competitive than ever.
In celebration of this milestone the brand are offering a £500 reward.
The Renault Scenic has been the 20th Renault vehicle to receive a five-star safety.
Nissan’s 30KwH LEAF and e-NV200 won the awards.
Dacia has been voted the fourth most reliable car brand out of 34 manufacturers by Which?
The new Clio is more appealing than ever.
The Honda Jazz scooped the award for Best Small Hatchback.
The new Fiat 500S adds that little bit extra with a sportier package.
25 years after its original launch in the UK, Renault has revealed a new Clio.
The new Fiat 124 Spider brings back an authentic Italian Roadster driving experience.
The Captur was awarded the title at the 2016 Honest John Awards.
£1,000 raffle prize on offer at Hertfordshire country show 28-29 May.
Honda's 'race car for the road' won the award at the annual Honest John Awards.
Renault has announced the new Grand Scenic compact MPV.
Test drive electric vehicles at Brentwaters Park.
The Suzuki Vitara has been voted as the overall winner at the 2016 Honest John Awards.
A stunning star prize is on offer at the event.
The new Mitsubishi Mirage Juro supermini is available to order now from Glyn Hopkin.
Dacia has been voted fourth best brand in the Auto Express Driver Power 2016 Awards.
Dacia Logan MCV won Gold in the Auto Express Driver Power 2016 Awards.
The PHEV has won the “Best Ultra Low Emission Vehicle" title at the Fleet World Honours.
40 years of Nissan high performance on display at Glyn Hopkin Romford.
The Alfa Romeo Giulietta is now on sale in the UK. Now from £199 per month at Glyn Hopkin.
The Fiat 500 has just had one of its best ever sales months.
Glyn Hopkin Nissan in Romford will retail the new supercar.
Glyn Hopkin Suzuki Watford has begun deliveries of a sporty new S model.
Glyn Hopkin Abarth Chadwell Heath has secured for sale one of just 133 examples.
The new Nissan NP300 Navara is now available to order at all of Glyn Hopkin’s Nissan showrooms.
A strong start is predicted with first deliveries of the Q30 premium compact.
Glyn Hopkin Honda Colchester has won the "Most Improved" at the Dealer of the Year Awards.
The event will take place between 7th-13th December.
Glyn Hopkin Nissan has had another record year with over 30 vehicles sold every day.
Overview of some of the cars shown at the event and their features.
Glyn Hopkin Milton Keynes will be one of the first dealerships to offer the new model.
Steve McFadden (aka Phil Mitchell) has ordered a brand new Fiat 500c for his daughter Teona's birthday.
An upgraded version of the Outlander PHEV is now available at Glyn Hopkin.
Andrew and Jayne Busby have taken delivery of Glyn Hopkin's 100,000th Nissan vehicle.
A Cambridgeshire woman has taken delivery of a Nissan GT-R NISMO.
Star of The Only Way is Essex, Bobby Norris has driven away in a brand New Fiat 500.
Suzuki to debut all-new Baleno at International Motor Show in Frankfurt.
Honda will reveal their latest product range at the 2015 International Motor Show in Frankfurt.
The International Motor Show in Frankfurt will play host to the unveiling of the all-new Infiniti Q30.
The latest edition of the Fiat 500 is here, featuring up-to-date style and technology.
Could Richard Burgess be Glyn Hopkin's oldest customer?
Su Harrison of Heart Breakfast Radio has taken ownership of a brand new Fiat 500 from Glyn Hopkin.
The all-new Honda HR-V has finally arrived in the UK!
The 2015 International Motor Show takes place next month and Suzuki will unveil their latest hatchback, the all-new Suzuki Baleno.
The Juke-R has been given an exciting range of upgrades – introducing the Nissan Juke-R 2.0!
The all-new Mitsubishi L200 Series 5 has been revealed, and it’s better than ever!
The Alfa Romeo Giulietta engine range has been upgraded with improved economy and emissions throughout the entire petrol and diesel range.
Jeep has announced a number of changes to the hugely popular Cherokee range.
Abarth has introduced a new level of performance and technology upgrades to the 595 Competizione range.
A delighted Mitsubishi customer has collected his seventh Mitsubishi, an Outlander PHEV.
Quickest and most powerful SUV ever recorded musters 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds, quarter mile in 11.6 at a top speed of 180 mph.
The INFINITI QX50 Concept is an aspired vision for a next-generation premium crossover makes its Asia debut at Auto Shanghai.
Nissan GB follows Victorian-era 19th century technology to reduce smartphone distraction during commute in the acclaimed Juke crossover.
Jeep and Tough Mudder have collaborated to create the first ever ‘Tough Mudder for Jeep’ by launching the limited edition Renegade Tough Mudder.
Suit features the finest Italian wool combined with delicate mesh lining for water resistant and breathable effect inspired by Alfa Romeo Giulietta unique DNA driving mode selector with all-weather option.
Honda is set to extend the Black Edition treatment to its popular crossover SUV, the HR-V, while also launching a limit run of the CR-V Black Edition.
The new Logan MCV branded ‘Most Highly Rated Car’ at Honest John Awards after receiving the most positive owners’ reviews over the past 12 months.