Archive | March, 2010
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BMW 550i Executive Gran Turismo

Everything about BMW’s new 5 Series GT is huge, but wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER loves some of the gadgets on this test car.  The beast is a beauty… it may be huge but the big Beemer still looks elegant. THIS is BMW’s new 5 Series Gran Turismo, or GT to its friends, and to be […]

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Electric car will be built in Sunderland

Nissan has announced that it will build its electric Leaf model in Sunderland. MOTOR giant Nissan is to build its new electric car in Sunderland, with production of the Leaf due to begin in 2013, forming part of a £420-million investment in electric cars by the Japanese firm. The manufacturer said the Leaf would be the […]

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Multistrada proving popular

Ducati’s Multistrada has erupted onto the bike scene. DUCATI’S new Multistrada 1200 has been enjoying a favourable reception from interested bike fans during its tour of Ducati dealerships drawing crowds wherever it goes – and perhaps more importantly, plenty of orders. The pre-production Multistrada 1200 Touring version was recently on display at the London Motorcycle […]

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Drivers ’back drink-drive limit’

MORE than 70% of motorists would support a lowering of the legal drink-drive limit, according to a survey. And 92% would like to see a new anti drug-drive law introduced, the poll by road safety charity Brake and insurance company Direct Line found. As many as 71% of the 800 drivers polled agreed the current […]

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Volkswagen Polo SE 1.6 TDI

As classy and refined as they come, the new Polo makes a big impression. wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER drives VW’s International Car of the Year.   Volkswagen’s Polo has long been popular choice in the supermini category. THE Volkswagen Polo is one of those cars a lot of us have grown up with. It’s been […]

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Smart’s piece of urban chic

Smart’s fortwo edition urbanstyle adds more than a little chic to the city streets. THE smart fortwo edition urbanstyle adds a whole new dimension to the iconic model’s reputation for being ‘big in the city’. Based on the 2010 passion model, the aggressively-styled edition urbanstyle will be limited to a UK production run of 230 coupé […]

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Jeep special order programme

Jeep’s Special Order Programme means you can have your Wrangler just how you like it. JEEP is offering off-road enthusiasts the opportunity to build their own ‘bespoke’ Wrangler with the launch of a Special Order Programme, designed to give customers greater individuality for their cars. Customers can now order a new two-door Wrangler or four-door Wrangler […]

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UK debut for two new Kawasaki models

Kawasaki’s big cruiser, the 1400GTR, is just made for the open road. NOT one, but two of the most eagerly awaited bikes of 2010 are now in Kawasaki dealers showrooms across the UK. Initially available in  limited numbers, the amazing new streetfighter style Z1000 will be joined on showroom floors by the latest incarnation of the […]

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