Archive | July, 2011

Ninjas recalled to check wiring looms problems

A potential problem with a wiring loom has prompted a Ninja recall. KAWASAKI is recalling all of its 2011 Ninja ZX-10R (ABS and non-ABS) models for a precautionary inspection of the machine’s wiring harness. The recall has been issued after it was discovered that on some machines, the main harness can rub against the rear […]

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Maserati names its price for GranCabrio Sport

Maserati’s new drop-top comes with six-figure price tag. MASERATI’S new GranCabrio Sport will cost £102,615 on the road, with the first right-hand drive vehicles reaching their lucky owners in October 2011. The Pininfarina designed four seater convertible was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show and was welcomed with great enthusiasm by customers and the press. […]

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Classic accessories for motoring fans

This stylish leather hold-all makes a great accessory for any classic car. MOTORING Classics, part of British Motor Heritage (BMH), now offering a selection of hand-picked quality British products for cars and their drivers. As the name suggests, the focus is on classically styled products designed to appeal to classic car enthusiasts, though many of […]

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Mazda launches race-inspired special editions

Mazda’s race-inspired limited edition roadster. MAZDA has introduced two new ‘Black Limited Edition’ models which have inspired by its 275bhp Mazda MX-5 GT racing car which is currently competing in the 2011 Britcar Production GTN Championship. The special editions are a Mazda MX-5 Sport Black and a Mazda2 Black which together bring a darker edge […]

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Ugly Fish glasses from Down Under ideal for bikers

Practical sunglasses for bikers to wear inside their helmets, or as goggles. GETTING sun glasses to wear inside a helmet can be tricky as any biker will know, but Ugly Fish sunglasses could be the answer. Featuring frames which sit comfortably on the face, with short, flexible arms they are ideal for wearing inside a […]

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Binatone’s walkie-talkies great for outdoor events

Easy and fun to use, these walkie-talkies are ideal for music festivals or motorsport events. MOBILE phones are great, but they are costly and prone to getting water-logged if it’s a bit damp – which it often is at music festivals – just ask the folks enjoying a brilliant line-up of music at Glastonbury this […]

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A Harley where the Custom-ising is complete

Featuring a fabulous two-tone paint job, editor DAVID HOOPER, takes Harley-Davidson’s latest 1200 Custom out for a ride to Mablethorpe, on the Lincolnshire Coast. Life’s a beach, but the lovely Harley looks right at home. California dreamin? PEOPLE buy Harley’s for all sorts of reasons. It’s much more than just a means of transport, or […]

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Volvo S80 with 1.6-litre engine – but it works!

As Volvo sets course to win more business customers, editor DAVID HOOPER looks at two interesting models from its new range and suggests that it should be plain sailing for the Swedish carmaker. Volvo’s City Safety system is now fitted as standard on the S80. It is designed to reduce the severity of a low-speed […]

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