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MOT Changes 2018

MOT Changes 2018

As of 20th May 2018, the MOT test has undergone some of the most significant changes of its near 60-year history. Some of the changes include new defect categories, stricter rules for Diesel car emissions and some cars over 40-year-old will be exempt from the MOT test. The main changes which you need to know about are explained below.

Richard Hardie Abarth


Specialist Abarth Dealer in Sunderland, Silverlink (Newcastle) & The North East

From our Abarth Centres in Sunderland and Silverlink (Newcastle-upon-Tyne), Richard Hardie are proud to boast the longest established representatives of the Abarth performance range for North-East England. A brand synonymous with raw racing emotion, today flawlessly blended with every day driveability, Abarth create the cars of choice for those looking to make driving a pure pleasure rather than a necessity.

With this in mind, Richard Hardie offer the full range of brand new Abarth cars, including the Abarth 595 Custom & 595 Tricolore, with a team of on-hand specialists who share your passion for all things Abarth and take pleasure in ensuring you drive away in your ultimate performance supermini. We also stock a selection of impeccably looked after used Abarth cars, as well as delivery mileage Abarth at excellent prices.

Your One-Stop Shop for All things Abarth

As part of our role as a customer care committed Abarth dealer, we offer comprehensive Abarth service plans and stock an extensive collection of genuine Abarth parts. All of our technicians are Abarth-trained to the highest of standards and understand your car like no-one else, meaning you drive away from any of our aftersales services in a car ready to maintain its blistering performance for years to come.

Contact Richard Hardie Abarth in Sunderland & Silverlink To Find Out More

You don’t have to take our word that we’re your best choice for Abarth cars & aftersales in the North East: you can read the testimonials from our many happy customers or check out what our 1,500+ Twitter & Facebook have to say!

Got any questions about our sales or aftersales or want to book your Abarth test drive across Sunderland, Newcastle & beyond? Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly team; we’re always happy to help!