Archive | February, 2010

Mercedes-Benz E350 CDI BlueEfficiency Sport

WITH head-turning good looks and style by the bucket-load, wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER gets to know the new E-Class Coupe from Mercedes-Benz.  The E-class coupe looks simply fabulous wherever it is. EVERY now and again, a car comes along that has the wow factor — and this is one of them. The coupe version of the […]

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BMW Motorrad updates best sellers

The 1200 RT (left) and 1200 GS. BIKERS are invited to try for themselves the updated versions of BMW’s three most popular motorbikes at their BMW Motorrad dealer. Motorcyclists can book ride-outs on the modified R 1200 RT tourer and the R 1200 GS and R 1200 GS Adventure sports bikes, which all now feature four-valve, […]

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New Coupe-Cabriolet completes Megane range

RENAULT has released its new Mégane Coupé-Cabriolet, which rounds off the renewal of the New Mégane family in style with introduction of the line-up’s sixth body type.  The newcomer’s striking looks combine the elegance of a coupé with the promise of the thrills that go hand-in-hand with driving a cabriolet.  Its elegant looks are underpinned […]

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Vietnam veterans

Vietnam bikes join World of Top Gear

TWO motorcycles that featured in the 2008 Top Gear Vietnam Special have been purchased by the National Motor Museum at a recent Bonhams auction.  They are now on display in the museum’s popular World of Top Gear exhibition. The motorcycles, a 1967 Piaggio Vespa 150cc VBC Super and a c.1973 Honda 50cc Chaly took part […]

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Ford Fiesta Titanium 1.4 16v Duratec Auto 3-door

IF you spend most of your time in city traffic, an automatic gearbox can make life easier. editor DAVID HOOPER has been trying out the latest Fiesta which does the gear-changing for you.   Ford’s Fiesta can brighten up the dullest day. NEGOTIATING our way through busy town-centre traffic can be very tiresome. Nose to tail […]

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Peugeot given six appeal

Cool customer… the 308CC looks good anywhere. THE Peugeot 308 CC is getting extra six appeal with the introduction of a new 1.6-litre turbo-charged petrol engine and a new 6-speed automatic gearbox. Positioned as the flagship of the 308 CC petrol range the new 308 CC THP 156bhp automatic sees the introduction of a new […]

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Nissan 370Z

JUST when you think everything has to be frugal and green, along comes the 370Z,  and wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER says it’s a proper muscle car to truly savour.  How could you ever feel blue looking at the lovely lines of the 370Z? GETTING my hands on this car is something I’ve been looking forward […]

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Jeep’s hat-trick of awards

Jeep were happy to win 4×4 Magazine’s awards across the range. JEEP has dominated the winners’ podium by claiming first place in three of 4×4 Magazine’s six award categories – Extreme, SUV and Budget 4×4 of the Year. 4×4 Magazine reviewed the top 4x4s on sale in the UK for their annual ‘4×4 of the […]

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