Archive | February, 2012

Suzuki supports racers with susidised parts

RIDERS who race Suzuki bikes at club or national level can now benefit from subsidised parts for their machines. Suzuki’s new Racing Parts Programme offers ACU licence holders subsidised parts pricing on various  bikes. The scheme was announced at Motorcycle Live in December, the programme which serves club and national level racers alike, offers subsidised […]

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Becoming fluent in French electric cars

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Renault Fluence ZE Charging around in an electric car, wheelworldreviews.co.uk editor DAVID HOOPER looks at the pros and cons of Renault’s battery-powered Fluence ZE. THERE’S been a bit of a buzz about electric cars in the last few years, but with few sales in the UK, it still seems to […]

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Is Kia’s urban runabout good for your Soul?

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Kia Soul Refreshed and restyled for 2012, wheelworldreviews.co.uk editor DAVID HOOPER tests a popular little car from Kia, but was it good for his Soul? I LIKE the Kia Soul – it has character. It does a good impression of a 4×4 which has been out in the rain too […]

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First pictures of Golf GTI Convertible released

HERE are the first pictures of Volkswagen’s most powerful Golf Cabriolet ever built which will be revealed at next week’s Geneva Motor Show. With the same performance as the hatchback, but with the added pleasure of open-air cruising for up to four people, this quick convertible is sure to find some fans. Its electrically powered […]

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Big Jag is a cool cat in the city’s busy traffic

On a freezing cold day, Jaguar’s luxurious XF proved the perfect place to catch up with a friend. Wheelworldreviews.co.uk editor DAVID HOOPER took the 2012 model on a sightseeing tour of York. IT’S always good to catch up with friends, perhaps over a cup of coffee in a trendy brasserie, maybe over lunch – or […]

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Boris’ Bikes are a fun way of seeing London’s sights

On a family weekend away, we put some Boris Bikes through their paces on the busy streets of London. GETTING around in London can be a stressful business, what with the hustle and bustle of the busy tubes, or the battle for seats on buses. I wouldn’t recommend driving in the Capital these days, not […]

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A great family day out at the MCC show at ExCel

After a busy day at the Motorhome, Caravan and Camping Show, wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER reports from the acres of halls at London’s ExCel. I hope all of the lucky recipients of the wheelworldreviews.co.uk tickets to the Motorhome, Caravan and Camping Show enjoyed their weekend at London’s ExCel. My family and I were there too, […]

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Supercharged Nissan Micra punches above its weight

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Nissan Micra 1.2 DIG-S With a fresh look and built on a new, lightweight platform, Nissan’s Micra is instantly recognisable, but as DAVID HOOPER, editor of wheelworldreviews.co.uk discovered when he road tested one recently, it also punches well above its weight. THE Nissan Micra is one of those cars which […]

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