Archive | October, 2010

ALPINA B3 S Bi-Turbo

Not only does it look good, but this model carries on a long tradition. FOLLOWING its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show, the new ALPINA B3 S Bi-Turbo is now available in the UK. Higher levels of output and efficiency make the model’s unique edge in this rarefied market sector even sharper. The new B3 […]

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Renault launches its least polluting car

The Clio emits just 98 grams of CO2 per kilometre. RENAULT is lauching its least polluting production car ever – a diesel-powered Clio emitting just 98 grams of CO2 per kilometre. Previewed earlier this year at the Brussels motor show, the new 1.5-litre dCi 86 Renault eco² versions of the three-door Extreme and five-door Expression, […]

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Road atlases are still a driving force

A good map is always a “must have” in the car. WHEREVER you are going, it’s always a good idea to have a good map in the car with you. The credit crunch has forced record numbers of Britons to holiday at home this year, and with tight budgets in mind, Philip’s is warning drivers […]

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The Morris Minor is the tops on the Highway

This most British of cars came in all shapes and sizes. FORGET your swanky Aston Martin or even the modest Mini – it’s the marvellous Morris Minor which is the car that best personifies Britain and its people. In a poll conducted for motor insurer Highway, it was the Morris Minor, which was in production […]

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The long way around the River Humber

David Hooper with the Honda Accord pictured near the Humber Bridge. The price of crossing the Humber Bridge is a hotly debated issue, so wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER finds out if it really is cheaper to go the long way round. His results make interesting reading and are certain to fuel the arguments. Filling up, […]

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Lessons in the art of evasive driving techniques

Doing things with cars most people will never have to, wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER learns the art of evasive driving from the professionals. Dave Bertie teaches the art of evasive driving at Rockingham in a Citroen C2. Getting shouted at increases the pressure – and makes the manoeuvres harder. BEING confronted by insurgents wielding AK47s […]

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Bond’s Aston is Britain’s most iconic car

James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 is Britain’s most iconic car. JAMES Bond’s fabulous DB5 has been named the most iconic British car of all time. The silver Aston Martin, which has featured in a number of Bond films, took the limelight in a poll of 2,300 people for the digital TV channel Dave. In contrast, […]

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Motorists on a charge as nights draw in

MOTORISTS are being urged to get their batteries checked in readiness for the onset of winter. Each year technicians at national fast-fit chain ATS Euromaster take a ‘close look’ at tens of thousands of vehicle batteries, providing customers with a free print-out of their battery’s performance. The clocks going back normally heralds the start of […]

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