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Riders set for Thruxton title showdown

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Chris Martin is one of the riders batting for the 250 National title. THIS Saturday will see the crowning of the 2014 NG Road Racing Champions at Thruxton. The Hampshire circuit is renowned as the fastest circuit in the country. Only the toughest will succeed as the quickest NG competitors will top 170mph and average […]

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BTCC title showdown at Brands Hatch

Title decider

TWO of the British Touring Car Championship’s (BTCC) biggest names will be going head to head for the title this weekend. Colin Turkington and Jason Plato will show no quarter to each other as they bid to win biggest prize in British motor sport The 2014 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship will draw to […]

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Vauxhall extends recall programme

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VAUXHALL has announced that it is expanding its safety check on Corsa and Adam vehicles. After investigations at the site of one of its suppliers, the company has decided to extend the recall back to vehicles registered since February 2014. This move comes on top of the previous recall to the vehicles registered since May […]

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INVESTMENT RENTAL PROPERTY FOR SALE, GRIMSBY, FREDERICK STREET, GOOD TENANT

INVESTMENT RENTAL PROPERTY FOR SALE, GRIMSBY, FREDERICK STREET, GOOD TENANT – Three bedroomed terraced house, with or without current tenant.

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Honda and Pata link up for Euro Junior Cup

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HONDA and Pata have cemented their partnership further. They have announced that the Pata European Junior Cup, with power plants by Honda, will be contested by Honda’s CBR650F for the 2015 season. Aimed at 14 to 19-year-old riders, the eight rounds of the championship has been a great success in providing valuable racing experience and […]

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5,000,000th Ibiza rolls off production line

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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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Road tax changes come into force from October 1, 2014

Car tax disc rule changes

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

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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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Road Tests and Reviews

SEAT Leon X-PERIENCE SE Technology 2.0 TDI 150 PS 6-speed road test report and review

SEAT Leon X-PERIENCE SE Technology 2.0 TDI 150 PS 6-speed road test report and review

THE Seat Leon Sport Tourer is a good-looking and practical motor car, but add a four-wheel-drive system and raise the suspension a bit, and you’ve got a whole new X-perience!

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Seat Ibiza FR 1.4 TDI 105 PS road test report and review

Seat Ibiza FR 1.4 TDI 105 PS road test report and review (9)

THE Seat Ibiza is a is a great looking little car with sharp styling and distinctive lighting signatures front and rear. I loved this Alor Blue metallic colour of our test car which is a £550 option, but really suits the car and contrasted perfectly with the black and alloy wheels which created a fair swathe of kerb appeal.

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Renault Kadjar Signature Nav dCi 130 road test report and review

Renault Kadjar Signature Nav dCi 130 road test report and review

Renault Kadjar Signature Nav dCi 130 road test report and review: This C-segment Crossover is comfortable and capable. DAVID HOOPER has been getting to know appealing new model. IT’S funny how you just seem to gel with some cars better than you do with others. The attractively-styled Renault Kadjar is one of those cars which […]

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VW Passat Estate 2.0 TDI SE Business road test report and review

VW Passat Estate 2.0 TDI SE Business road test report and review

THIS is the eighth generation of the Passat, which since its launch in 1973 has racked up over 22 million sales worldwide and going on for half a million in the UK, where the estate version consistently outsells the saloon.

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Ford Mondeo 2.0 Ti-VCT Hybrid Electric Titanium road test report and review

Ford Mondeo 2.0 Ti-VCT Hybrid Electric Titanium road test report and review

It has taken some time, but Ford’s first hybrid vehicle to be produced in Europe is making a glimmer of progress in the UK.

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Jeep Renegade 1.6 MultiJet II Limited 120 road test report and review

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IT has been some considerable time since I last drove a Jeep, so spending a few days at the wheel of this latest Renegade model was a great demonstration of just how far they’ve come in a relatively short space of time.

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Kia Sportage ‘2’ 1.7 CRDi road test report and review

Kia Sportage ‘2’ 1.7 CRDi road test report and review

THE Sportage sold in record numbers here of around 23,000 in 2015. That has not stopped Kia kicking off 2016 with an all-new fourth generation version of what is easily its best-selling model and declaring a target for it of 25,000 UK sales in the next 12 months. An 18-strong range is priced between £17,995 and £31,495, so starting £495 dearer than the previous Sportage, but keenly priced against its main competitors

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Fiat 500 Lounge 0.9 TwinAir 105hp road test report and review

Fiat 500 Lounge 0.9 TwinAir 105hp road test report and review

EVERYBODY loves the Fiat 500, so when it came to updating an old favourite, Fiat faced something of a dilemma when it came to deciding how much to change. As someone once said, if it ain’t broke don’t fix it, so when you stand back and admire this latest updated model, the updates are hard to spot. Fiat reckon there are 1,800 changes, but apart from the lights and bumpers, they’re hard to spot for a casual observer, or even an enthusiast!

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