Archive | January, 2013
Top Gear's P45

Top Gear’s P45 micro car parks itself in a new home!

AFTER his epic failure in his bid to secure funding from the Dragon’s Den millionaires, Jeremy Clarkson has sent his weird but wonderful P45 “city car” to Beaulieu where it will join the Top Gear display. In the first episode of the 19th series of Top Gear, Clarkson returned to our screens at full throttle […]

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New Ford Fiesta

New Ford Fiesta review reveals some clever tech

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: New Ford Fiesta range More than just a facelift, MARTYN COLLINS reviews the new Ford Fiesta range which now comes with some clever technology which should appeal to parents. The importance of the Fiesta to both Ford and buyers since its launch in 2008 cannot be underestimated. So to make […]

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Fiat Panda 4x4 wading

Fiat Panda 4×4 review – when going gets tough…

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Fiat Panda 4×4 and 2WD Trekking A little car with a big appetite for fun, KEITH WARD reviews the new Fiat Panda 4×4 and 2WD Trekking MY love affair with the Fiat Panda 4×4 goes back 25 years to a package holiday on the romantic Costa Brava. Without knowing much […]

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The SsangYong Korando EX

SsangYong Korando EX road test – big on value

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: SsangYong Korando EX Impressed by its high spec and low price, SYD TAYLOR says his SsangYong Korando EX road test showed the car is capable, well equipped and attractively priced. I was greeted by the schoolboy from across the road – a car person of considerable knowledge – with an […]

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Hartwell MG dealer Grimsby

Grimsby’s new MG dealership gets off to good start!

GRIMSBY’S Hartwell dealership has become the newest MG dealer in the UK and has sold cars even before it opens! The dealership in Corporation Road, Grimsby, hosted a festival of events to mark its official opening – but two MG6 Magnettes have already been sold and the proud owners  joined in the celebrations. The general […]

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Tom Wilkinson strides around the F1 paddock.

F1 costs – money is the name of the game

With the F1 costs being questioned once again in the past week, our F1 reporter TOM WILKINSON casts his eye on the commercial aspect of the sport and asks, is Formula 1 becoming too expensive? It’s a funny question, in this commercial world we live in, money rules. But sport is becoming increasingly more expensive […]

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HONDA Crosstourer

Honda Crosstourer road test is a hit with ladies!

Lifelong biker SYD TAYLOR falls in love with what he says is one of the best bikes you can buy today – the Honda Crosstourer. “Goodness! That’s a whopper isn’t it?” said the barmaid, glancing at the Crosstourer that I’d parked by the door – and half a dozen drinkers sniggered into their beer at […]

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What would happen if every car were electric?

ELECTRIC cars are often being heralded as the future of motoring as fuel supplies continue to dwindle. This has led to most of the governments in the developed world encouraging the adoption of environmentally friendly vehicles through tax breaks. The UK is no exception to this, but what would actually happen if every driver in […]

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