Archive | September, 2014
SEAT Leon Cupra and Cupra 280 road test review

SEAT Leon Cupra and Cupra 280 road test review

WITH the new SEAT Leon Cupra you get two cars for the price of one. Ok, not literally, but what you do get is one car with two very different characters and you can switch between the two at the touch of a chequered flag button on the dash.
Comfortable to drive every day, or one of the best track day cars you can buy, the new Cupra is as good as it gets in the hot hatch world and is already a record breaker.

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5,000,000th Ibiza rolls off production line

IT hardly seems 30 years since SEAT launched its popular Ibiza model. So popular, in fact, that the Spanish carmaker is celebrating the 5,000,000th model to roll off its Martorell production lines in Barcelona. Workers at the plant celebrated the news with company bosses Jürgen Stackmann, Dr Andreas Tostmann, Stefan Loth and Matías Carnero. SEAT […]

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Auto-Trail 2015 model range includes this new Imala 620

Auto-Trail 2015 model range launches with new Imala

AUTO-TRAIL’S range of motorhomes have a smart new look this year thanks in part to Fiat’s new and thoroughly modern looking cab. Codenamed the X290, it features redesigned lights and grille and looks completely different. Gone are the bug-eyed headlights in favour of much narrower profile light units giving the entire range an updated, more modern base vehicle that’s a big improvement.

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Car tax disc rule changes

Road tax changes come into force from October 1, 2014

FOR more than 93 years, we’ve had to display a tax disc in our windscreens – but after October 1, 2014, that will no longer be the case – but don’t think you’ll get away without taxing your vehicle! The tax disc is being phased out as part of an overhaul of road tax arrangements […]

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Ferraris go under the hammer

A COLLECTION of superb Ferraris had the pulses racing and the bids flying at Silverstone Auctions. Held in The Wing at the Northamptonshire circuit, the Autumn Sale saw the hammer go down on more than £1-million of motors. Going under the hammer were six of Maranello’s finest with a beautiful and low mileage 1985 Ferrari […]

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Pixie Lott

Pixie Lott picks DS3

  POP star, top singer-songwriter and now star of Strictly Come Dancing, Pixie Lott has picked the DS3 as her co-star in her latest music video. She appears alongside her boyfriend Oliver Cheshire and the other love of her life, the DS3. The couple use the elegant motor to complement the video’s storytelling and use it […]

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BTCC trio in Silverstone battle

IT will be a battle royal at Silverstone this weekend as three of the BTCC’s top stars fight for the title. Jason Plato and Gordon Shedden will be doing their utmost to put the brakes on Colin Turkington who seems to be hurtling towards the championship. The latest round of the Dunlop MSA British Touring […]

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Tristar — the van for every occasion!

ARE you looking for a van with as many uses as a Swiss army knife? Well, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles offer you the Tristar — a combination of all the features of the manufacturer’s current T model series. Its extreme off-road capability and flexible storage solutions make it the perfect mode of transport, whatever your needs. For […]

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