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Are you ready for wet weather to come?

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WITH wet weather becoming ever more common as winter approaches, a survey has revealed almost three-quarters of drivers are not correctly prepared. Tyre safety campaign group Tyresafe says that many drivers are at an increased risk of being involved in a collision. The results come at the start of Tyre Safety Month. Just 27 per […]

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Fancy VW Type II split screen camper?

Samba

1960 Volkswagen Type II 23 Window Split Screen Samba Deluxe IF you’re in the market for a classic car, a VW camper, or just love to view them, get yourself to Ascot on Saturday (11th). More than 70 classic and collectors’ vehicles will be going under the hammer at Coys ‘Spirit of Motoring’ auction. The […]

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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

Honda

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 Tests and Reviews

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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Astra Sports Tourer SRI 1.6i 200PS Turbo road test report and review

Astra Sports Tourer SRI 1.6i 200PS Turbo road test report and review

Astra Sports Tourer SRI 1.6i 200PS Turbo road test report and review: DAVID HOOPER drives the latest version of great British favourite. THIS great British favourite since it first went on sale in 1979, the Vauxhall Astra has been deluged with accolades from the motoring press since this latest model went on sale, including the prestigious […]

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Citroen C4 Cactus Flair PureTech 110 S&S roadtest report review

Citroen C4 Cactus Flair PureTech 110 S&S road test report and review

CITROEN’S C4 Cactus has become a familiar sight on our roads now and its trademark bright colours always make me smile and wonder who is buying cars with such garish paintwork. This week’s test car features a discreet black finish, but bright yellow, green, turquoise and orange have all been spotted on our roads.

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