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Lancia coupe has timeless air of elegance

THERE was a time when the car to be seen in was a gorgeous droptop coupe. Film stars, aristocrats and the very rich would glide past in a chic machine well beyond the price of most folk. Well, it still won’t be cheap, but now you can lay your hands on a classic piece of […]

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The Saint’s Volvo P1800 in miracle return from dead!

ONE of the stars of the hit 1960′s TV series The Saint, Volvo P1800 which was driven by Roger Moore, took centre stage at this year’s Footman James Classic Motor Show. The Saint’s Volvo P1800 was the star of the Volvo Enthusiasts’ Club stand, Roger Moore’s trusty partner in The Saint, the Volvo P1800, was […]

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1969 Mini Cooper S to make more music in sale

A 1969 Margrave Wood & Picket Mini Cooper S with a suitably swinging history in the music industry heads the list of entries for Barons’ Yuletide Classic sale in the splendid Surrey Hall at Sandown Park Race Course on December 18th. A Wood & Pickett coachbuilt Mini was ‘the’ car for the rock and pop […]

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When sun shines, make most of it with Golf cabrio

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: VW GOLF CABRIOLET GT BlueMotion 2.0 TDI 140PS Baffled as to why convertible car owners don’t go topless when the sun shines DAVID HOOPER says Volkswagen’s Golf Cabriolet is one of the best drop-tops on sale today.I DO like happy coincidences and for once, my road test of a beautiful […]

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Excellent new i30 is now a rival for best in class

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Hyundai i30 Hyundai is rapidly updating and expanding its range of cars. Wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER has a look at the new i30 range which goes on sale this week. TESTING a new car thoroughly to iron out any faults is not uncommon, but when you drive it 350,000 miles, […]

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Hyundai announces prices of new i30 range

Hyundai’s new i30 hatchback range goes on sale in March and the company has just revealed how much it will cost, and what you will get for your money. Prices for i30 start at £14,495 on-the-road for the entry level Classic model, which comes with insurance ratings from Group 7E, making it one of the […]

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Silverstone Classic celebs take wheel for charity

Some of the celebrities who will be taking part in the challenge. A HOST of celebrities were on hand at Silverstone race track yesterday to launch the 2011 Silverstone Classic Celebrity Challenge. The Celebrity Challenge, which will take place on Saturday 23 July at the world’s biggest classic car racing festival, will see an all-star […]

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Hyundai’s new i10 range won’t give you the Blues

Hyundai’s i10 range gets a new look and more equipment, plus a road tax exempt Blue model. HYUNDAI has updated its award-winning i10 city car line-up and is introducing its first sub-100g/km Blue model, along with specification and design upgrades for the rest of the range. The new models go on sale on March 1 […]

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