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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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BMW approves Bike Trac for insurance discount

BMW has approved the Bike Trac system for use on its machines giving a 10 per cent discount for bikes covered by BMW Insurance which are fitted with the system. The tracking system has been developed by the Road Angel Group specifically for use on motorcycles. One celebrity rider to have benefited from the system […]

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Head-turning DS4 makes its competitors look dull

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Citroen DS4 DSport Sporty and fun, DAVID HOOPER says Citroen’s DS4 range makes an attractive alternative to the hum-drum family hatchback. WITH its DS range, French carmaker Citroen has certainly found a winning formula which has reinvigorated the brand with a young, fresh image and great looking cars. It started […]

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Kia launches into luxury car market

  IT has nothing to do with Dr Who’s faithful sidekick although it does pack in a quite a bit of technology! KIA has launched its all-new flagship luxury saloon, the K9, in Korea. The K9 is a departure for the Kia and enters it into the upper echelons of the world car market for […]

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Itsy bitsy Spyder spouts lots of technology

JUST as car fans have stopped drooling over BMW’s i8 Concept, they go and whet the appetite yet again! The German car giant has unveiled the i8 Concept Spyder, the third vehicle in its sub-brand, following on from the i3 Concept and the i8 Concept. The Spyder is closely related to the original i8 Concept, […]

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Volvo reveals its all-new V40 at the Geneva Show

Volvo has unveiled an all-new V40 at the Geneva Motor Show this week which will go head-to-head with the BMW 1 Series and Audi A3 in the premium hatch class. With characteristic Volvo styling shrink-wrapped into a compact package, Volvo’s president and CEO Stefan Jacoby explained: “The all-new V40 is the first new model that […]

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BMW revamps X6 Sports Activity Coupe

BMW is upgrading its X6, which the German carmaker claims to be the world’s first Sports Activity Coupe with the new model  reaching the showrooms this spring. Offering a blend of sporty dynamics and versatility, the X6 blends the smooth lines of a coupe with the marque’s X range looks. BMW has sold 150,000 models […]

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Changing face of BMW’s 3 Series through decades

Each new BMW 3 Series is a harmonious combination of BMW tradition and modernity, of classic and innovative elements that constantly interpret the desired family resemblance in a most exciting way. During the course of more than three and a half decades, the face of the BMW 3 Series has constantly evolved. Designers have always […]

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