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Ferrari scores a hat-trick of awards

Ferrari California road test review

Ferrari scores a hat-trick of awards FERRARI has scored a hat-trick at the prestigious Red Dot Awards, the world’s leading product design competition. The Italian brand’s FXX-K has been named Best of the Best for its design quality and ground-breaking design, while both the California T and LaFerrari were also singled out for the quality […]

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Road congestion in UK hits a 10-year high

Road congestion in UK hits a 10-year high

ROAD congestion in UK hits a 10-year high according to a survey by the Freight Transport Association. The group’s quarterly report has illustrated the rate of deterioration in reliability on the road network at 55 per cent – which is the lowest it has been since 2002, due to increased traffic in the run-up to […]

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Electric BMW i8 named Car of the Year

ELECTRIC supercar the BMW i8 has been crowned UK Car of the Year for 2015. The stylish four-seater beat off serious opposition from the likes of Porsche and Jaguar to take the Performance Car category before landing the overall vote too.

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VIDEO: Watch swinging lampposts on M62 causing storm of interest

THIS video of lampposts swinging from side to side on the M62 motorway in the middle of a snow storm has caused something of a social media sensation. Filmed by trucker Bob Hill from the passenger seat of a lorry, the lampposts can be seen swinging violently from side to side in time with each […]

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MG’s BTCC new race star Andrew Jordan picks up his car

BTCC racer Andrew Jordan picks up his new MG3.

MG’s new race star, Andrew Jordan, laid down the gauntlet when he visited the iconic Longbridge factory to mark the three month countdown to the start of the new season. Looking lean and mean, the ultra-quick driver who became the youngest ever champion in the history of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship when […]

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New TomTom Rider sat nav for bikes hits the roads

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TOMTOM has launched its all-new TomTom RIDER, designed to make every motorcycle ride more exciting. For the first time, bikers can choose the level of twists and turns they want to ride, to create their own adrenaline-filled adventure. The new TomTom RIDER helps bikers discover and explore new routes. Simply select an area to ride […]

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Motorcycle sales increase by 10% in 2014, says MCIA

Motorcycle sales soar - MCIA

MOTORCYCLE registrations for 2014 were up 10% compared to 2013, with an increase every single month throughout the year. Scooter, motorcycle and  moped registrations totalled 101,277 during 2014, compared to 91,908 the year before, with 48,000 of these registrations  being for smaller commuter-sized machines. The figures, which are collated by the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA), […]

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User choosers await new Mondeo

ARE you a “user chooser”? And are you waiting in anticipation for the all-new Ford Mondeo? If so, you must be one of the more than 50 per cent of UK executives in one of the “user chooser” market segments who are eager for the car’s arrival. Sewells Intelligence questioned over 2,200 “user chooser” company […]

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Road Tests and Reviews

Fiat 124 Spider 1.4 MultiAir Turbo 140hp road test report and review

Fiat 124 Spider 1.4 MultiAir Turbo 140hp road test report and review

MODERN slants on retro cars have proved quite popular in recent years, Fiat’s incredibly successful 500 being a prime example, so you can’t be too surprised that its new sports car also harks back to the brand’s heritage.

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Jaguar F-Pace R-Sport 2.0d 180PS AWD road test report and review

Jaguar F-Pace R-Sport 2.0d 180PS AWD road test report and review: DAVID HOOPER has a look at Jaguar’s new SUV, but does it make the grade?

ONCE upon a time, not so long ago, the thought of taking a Jaguar any further off road than a gravelly driveway would have filled most owners with horror, but this new F-Pace is designed to do just that.

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Fiat 500X road test report review

Fiat 500X road test report review

HERE are Fiat cashing in further on the huge success of the original little retro-styled three-door 500 model with yet another variant.

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Suzuki Baleno 1.0 Boosterjet SZ5 road test report and review

Suzuki Baleno 1.0 Boosterjet SZ5 road test report and review: A good drive and great economy.

Suzuki Baleno 1.0 Boosterjet SZ5 road test report and review: Drive the new Suzuki Baleno with its 1.0-litre Boosterjet engine, and you’ll quickly understand why it’s been getting such rave reviews. THE new Suzuki Baleno has been getting rave reviews in the motoring press, and having now spent a few days at the wheel of […]

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McLaren 570GT and 570S Coupe road test report and review

McLaren road test report and review

TAKE a huge chunk of race-honed engineering ability, technical excellence, clinical attention to detail and cutting edge design, then mix with that a huge slice of passion and pride in a brand rarely seen in any industry and what do you get?

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Jaguar XE R-Sport 2.0 i4 180PS Auto road test report review

Jaguar XE R-Sport 2.0 i4 180PS Auto road test report and review

The Jaguar XE is without question a bit of a head turner and one of the most attractive and desirable cars in its class. Our test car raises the XE’s game further still with the addition of the R-Sport body kit, discreet R-Sport badging on the air vents on wings and a set of 19in Venom twin-spoke wheels with a black finish which add a further £2,200 to the total invoice.

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Facelift for Mazda 3 range – road test report review

Facelift for Mazda 3 range - road test report review

Facelift for Mazda 3 range – road test report review: KEITH WARD has a first drive of the latest Mazda 3 line-up HAVING passed earlier this year a global production figure of 5m, Mazda’s best-selling 3 model, renewed in 2014,  gets a mid-term makeover. Nothing radical – Mazda buffs will spot a revised grille and […]

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Citroen DS3 Prestige THP 165 road test report review

Citroen DS3 Prestige THP 165 S&S 6-speed road test report and review

THE Citroen DS3 has long been one of my favourites, similar in size to the BMW Mini, but somehow markedly better. It’s certainly less pretentious, despite its diagonal row of LED’s adorning either corner of the front bumper and I think that as the Mini as morphed up a size or three with each of its new model ranges, few would argue that the DS3 is actually a better looking car.

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