Archive | February, 2013
LF-LC 2+2 hybrid sports coupe

Lexus LF-LC 2+2 hybrid sports coupe is a stunner

THE new full hybrid Lexus IS 300h model will make its European debut at the Geneva Motor Show. When it goes on sale later this year, the IS 300h will also be available with an F Sport package including exclusive sports-themed design features and sportier driving dynamics. Also at Geneva, the Japanese company’s award-winning LF-LC […]

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Infinti Q50

Infiniti sports saloon set for debut in Geneva

INFINITI’S new Q50 sports saloon, which marks the start of a new generation of models from Nissan’s prestige brand, will make its debut at the Geneva Motor Show. The Q50 for Europe includes the first fruits of the co-operation agreement with alliance partner Daimler, and technical details will be revealed at the show. Making its […]

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Renault Scenic Dynamique TomTom dCi 110 Stop and Start (21)

Renault Scenic road test: Ideal family transport

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Renault Scenic Dynamique TomTom dCi 110 Stop and Start Family transport with a touch of class – DAVID HOOPER, says the latest Renault Scenic range now boasts an upmarket look and feel. RENAULT’S Scenic range is hardly a newcomer to the motoring scene, but this latest version I’ve been driving […]

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Used seven-seat Ssangyong Rodius

Used SsangYong Rodius is biggest of people carriers

THE seven-seat SsangYong Rodius is one of the biggest people carriers on the second-hand market and with low second-hand prices it should appeal to everyone who needs loads of space. It is rather ugly to most eyes, but at least that means it will be easy to find in the car park and you can […]

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Volvo Safety Systems

Volvo steps up safety mission for 2020 target

BELEIVE it or not, it is 30 years since it became compulsory to wear seatbelts in the UK – and the brand that developed the first three-point harness, Volvo, is stepping up its safety mission. The Swedish company actually developed the first seatbelts as long as 50 years ago and the aim of its Vision […]

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New footbridge set to transform spectator access at Cadwell Park

New bridge improves spectator access at Cadwell Park

CADWELL Park circuit owner MSV has installed a footbridge at the Lincolnshire circuit to improve access for spectators at its race events. The work was completed in time for the new season, which starts in March. The location of the bridge links the paddock with the pit straight, crossing two sections of the circuit from […]

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Renault Scenic XMOD MPV

Renault Scenic to be reborn as XMOD crossover

THE end of the line has arrived for Renault’s time-honoured Scenic MPV, which has seen a whopping 4,300,000 models produced since its debut in 1996. Its replacement, called the Scenic XMOD, will herald a new, more crossover influenced, style when it hits the streets in May. Due to make its debut at next month’s Geneva […]

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New Mazda6 road test

New Mazda6 review: Classy styling, exciting tech

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: New Mazda6 range first drive Packed with new technology and a different approach to the future of engine design, DAVID HOOPER has a look at the new Mazda6 range. YOU’RE looking at the most important new car Mazda has ever made – and that’s by the company’s own admission – […]

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