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BMW 220d Convertible road test report and review

BMW 220d Convertible road test report and review

COMPACT is a familiar name to aficionados of the BMW brand and that description fits this fabulous little convertible perfectly. It feels just right, you almost become part of this car when you slip behind the wheel.

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BMW 225d Coupe 2.0 M Sport road test report review

BMW 225d Coupe 2.0 M Sport road test report review

FOR those who mourn the sheer excitement of the neat and powerful 2000 coupes built by BMW in the 1960s there is a modern solution. It is called the BMW 225d Coupe 2.0 M Sport and forms part of the 2 Series Coupe range. Driving it brings back more than a whiff of those heady days when the BMW coupes were regarded as being among the kings of the road.

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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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The new Jaguar XE (4)

New Jaguar XE set to pounce on fleet market

SIR William Lyons famously declared that all Jaguars have to look fast even when they are standing still – and Jaguar believe their new XE sports saloon which goes on sale in 2015 will live up to the edict of the company’s founder.

The keenly anticipated new model is expected to be a big hit in the company car sector – BMW should be concerned about its 3 Series sales, as should Audi with its A4, I fancy. I’m in no doubt customers will welcome something different in the market-place

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Samba

Fancy VW Type II split screen camper?

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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Cafe racer

Taste of Italian cafe culture

ITALIAN motorbikes have always had their devotees, including the cafe racing machines. Most of the top marques have had plenty of books written about them, but until now no one has produced one specially covering cafe racers. Coming from a nation with a great motorcycle racing heritage, Italian motorcycles have, unsurprisingly, always had a sporting […]

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Zoe

Can Renault’s Zoe spark change of attitude?

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Renault is just one manufacturer trying to tempt buyers to go electric. Motoring writer Keith Ward finds out if its Zoe can do the trick. DRIVING an all-electric car is certainly different. Get in and with your foot on the brake press a “start” button.  Hear nothing.  Then see a […]

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Dacia Logan MCV road test review

Dacia Logan MCV gives rivals run for their money

DACIA call the Logan their MCV – standing for Maximum Capacity Vehicle. There’s still the whiff of old Eastern Europe austerity about that, somehow.

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