Archive | March, 2011

Saab offers owners something for nothing

Free checks on offer for Saabs over thre years old. IF YOU own a Saab which is more than three years old – you qualify to get quite a lot – for free! Anyone who owns a Saab which has got its first MoT certificate automatically qualifies for free membership to Saab’s Service Club, a […]

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Jaguar’s new diesel debuts in this mule

This Jaguar XF “mule” is the test bed for a new diesel engine. THIS heavily-disguised “mule” is the car in which Jaguar has debuted its most efficient engine yet a new 2.2-litre diesel. Developing 190 PS and 332 lbs ft of torque, the new engine is capable of returning 52.3 mpg on the combined cycle […]

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Car dealerships ‘missing out on potential sales’

Responding to enquiries “out of hours”, could result in more sales in a tough market. MORE than half of all visits to UK dealer websites take place outside traditional showroom opening hours, yet the vast majority of dealers aren’t equipped to provide an immediate response to any of the resulting sales enquiries from potential customers. […]

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Alfa Romeo Cloverleaf turns heads with ease

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: ALFA ROMEO CLOVERLEAF With a rich history, the Cloverleaf is a lot to live up – motoring writer KEITH WARD finds out if it makes the grade. Alfa Romeo’s smart Cloverleaf model can certainly catch the eye for all the right reasons. WE are into the image of great motor […]

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Rolls-Royce plans Spirit of Ecstasy celebrations

Join the centenary of Spirit of Ecstasy celebration at Syon Park, near London, later this year. THE Spirit of Ecstasy centenary celebrations will take place at Salon Privé this year, as Rolls-Royce Motor Cars toasts 100 years of the famous flying lady hood figurine. The event, which takes place from 22nd to 24th June, will […]

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Bose hits the right note with Renault drivers

The smart-looking Renault Scenic Bose Limited Edition – ideal for the holiday season. RENAULT is offering a premium Bose sound system across its Scenic range for the first time. The French carmaker is building on the success of its partnership with audio specialists, Bose, which began in 2008 with several of its larger models. With […]

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Vauxhall VXR models make themselves seen and heard

After an all-too-brief drive, wheelworldreviews.co.uk editor DAVID HOOPER says that Vauxhall’s VXR range really knows how to impress, while the VXR8 blows your mind, despite its drink problem! The Insignia VXR is an impressive car, and great to drive. VAUXHALL’S VXR sub brand range has been thrilling performance car fans for a few years now […]

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Ford goes potty over holes in our roads

A Ford Focus tackles some shocking potholes on the Belgian test track. FORD has promised to ensure its cars’ suspension systems are durable and continue to provide a great driving experience, despite government confirmation of extra funding to fix Britain’s roads. The recent announcement by Chancellor, George Osborne, means an extra £100-million will be placed […]

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