Archive | November, 2012
The Auto-Trail Arapaho.

Caravan and Camping Show gets new Spring date

THE caravan and motorhome industries are joining forces again to put on an unmissable new event on the Show calendar – The Spring Caravan and Camping Show. The new Caravan and Camping Show will be staged at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham, from Tuesday 19th until Sunday 24th February. Organisers promise that it […]

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British-built new Honda CR-V hits the showrooms

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: New Honda CR-V range Taking in the views of the Clyde’s Scottish sea lochs,DAVID HOOPER enjoys a first drive of Honda’s new CR-V line-up. PARKED on the edge of Loch Lomond, with the autumn colours making this part of Scotland even bonnier than usual, I took a moment or two […]

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Visit York's Tourist Attractions

Modern York’s tourist attractions show off its history

WORTH A VISIT… THE CITY OF YORK’S TOURIST ATTRACTIONS TOM SCANLAN spent long weekend in one of Britain’s most exciting and historic cities Busy roads into the city, busy by-pass roads, busy streets in the centre… old York buzzes with life, as do its huge variety of tourist attractions. Our very pleasant room in the […]

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Honda Crosstourer road test, the bike pictured near the Discovery Centre, Cleethorpes.

Honda Crosstourer proves it’s a bike for all seasons

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Honda Crosstourer A surprising number of bikers ride all year round, so well wrapped up, DAVID HOOPER, joined some of them for a run up to the Yorkshire Moors on a chilly November Sunday to road test the Honda Crosstourer. AT this time of year, most of the bikes which […]

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We drive it – the £100,000 Infiniti FX Vettel Edition

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Infiniti FX Vettel Edition Sebastian Vettel may be F1’s youngest triple world champion, but he’s also been involved in designing an exclusive road car. DAVID HOOPER has been driving the £100,000 Infiniti FX Vettel Edition. RED Bull’s German Formula 1 star Sebastian Vettel may have just become the youngest F1 […]

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Skoda Rapid road tests as historic name returns

NEW SKODA RAPID ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW Squeezing into the Skoda range is this new Rapid model. DAVID HOOPER explains why, and drives two versions of the new car. The new Skoda Rapid, the seventh model line in the Czech company’s expanding range, revives another name from the past – and there was a […]

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Brazilian Grand Prix review

Vettel wins F1 hat-trick in thrilling Brazil finale

Brazilian Grand Prix review After a cracking year of motorsport, DAVID HOOPER reviews the blockbuster of a finale to the 2012 Formula 1 season in Brazil. THE drama of the 2012 Formula 1 season continued all the way to the last lap of the Brazilian Grand Prix, but at the end of what has been […]

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Vauxhall Insignia VXR Supersport for under £30,000!

MORE dash for less cash is the proud boast of latest high performance model, the new Vauxhall Insignia VXR SuperSport. It replaces the 325PS Insignia VXR and is capable of a mind-blowing 170mph – 15mph more than its predecessor – yet costs £3,760 less than the outgoing car at £29,995. The company claims that the […]

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