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Ferrari scores a hat-trick of awards

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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Mazda MX-5s racing at Silverstone

Mazda MX-5 Britcar racers tune Silverstone tactics

THE Mazda UK race team is planning its strategy and fine-tuning its tactics as it makes its final preparations for two of its Mazda MX-5 Britcar racecars to return to the track in the Britcar Production Sportscar Series at Silverstone this coming weekend. The two 130mph MX-5s are based closely on the soft-top Mazda MX-5 […]

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motorhome award

Which is the best VW T5 based camper van of all?

THE Bilbo’s Celex LWB is the overall winner of the biggest ever group test of Volkswagen campers. The leading magazine’s highly experienced team tested 12 campers, all based on the current Volkswagen T5, featuring the classic side kitchen layout with an elevating roof. The campers tested included Volkswagen’s own California, while the remainder were from […]

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Volkswagen’s city car picks up! another award

The Volkswagen up! has picked up yet another award, this time by winning the inaugural MoneySupermarket.com car of the year competition. MoneySupermarket.com approached wheelworldreviews.co.uk back in August and asked them to be one of a select number of online judges for its new competition; naming the top 10 cars of the past 12 months. Every […]

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VWs claim duet of top towcar awards in annual test

A VOLKSWAGEN Jetta was won The Caravan Club’s Towcar of the Year award for the second consecutive year. The diesel-powered 2.0-litre TDI DSG became the first car in the 30-year history of the contest to win the award two years in a row. The VW saloon won the award in the compact car category and […]

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Updated BMW RR wins top MCN award for 2012

The BMW S 1000 RR has been named by Motorcycle News as its 2012 ‘Machine of the Year’. It is the second time the RR has scooped the top gong in the MCN Awards. The RR also won the ‘Best Sportsbike Unlimited’ award for supersports machines with engines of any capacity. This latest accolade makes […]

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Audi A1 scoops mag’s Car of the Year title

Judges heap praise on Audi’s classy compact. AUDI’S recently introducted A1 scooped the top honour at the prestigious What Car? Awards. The judges were full of admiration for the premium subcompact hatchback, which “comes across as every inch a bespoke premium product“ and “oozes quality everywhere you look and from everything you touch – you […]

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Kia’s newcomers dig in to scoop 4×4 titles

Kia’s Sorento and Sportage models dig deep to win 4×4 accolades. WHEN it comes to mud-plugging, Kia’s new Sportage crossover and Sorento SUV have proved they can hold their own against the established competition – both drove away with wins in Total Off Road magazine’s 2011 4×4 of the Year awards. Kia added to its […]

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