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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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Hill Climbs

Hill climb titles settled at Shelsley Walsh

IT was an exciting weekend at the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb as several championships were decided. The meeting was the final one for the Midland Automobile Club but mixed weather on the Saturday provided a testing time for competitors with the track being very slippery. However, Sunday‟s sunshine allowed near perfect driving conditions as competitors […]

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Sir Jackie

Goodwood Revival celebrates Sir Jackie’s ‘discovery’

IT’S five decades since a certain young Scotsman made his motor racing debut. And, in tribute, this year’s Goodwood Revival will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Sir Jackie Stewart’s ‘discovery’ with a trio of special parades that will honour the three-time Formula 1 world champion during the September 12-14 event. Already making waves in sportscar […]

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Golf birthday

Happy birthday VW Golf — a legend

VOLKSWAGEN’S Golf has past a landmark birthday — its 40th!

It merits a celebration. Global sales exceed 30-million. Now in its seventh generation, it is currently Europe’s best selling car of any make, and easily the most popular VW model sold in the UK, well ahead of the Polo and occupying a comfortable fifth place in this country’s top 10, finding a cool 65,000 customers a year.

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Young Brits most prolific selfy takers

MOBILE phone use while driving is already illegal, but now it appears that young Brits are leading the use of phones for taking pictures on the move. Ford research for its acclaimed Driving Skills for Life programme has revealed that young Brit drivers are the most likely to take a ‘selfie’ while at the wheel. […]

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