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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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endurance

Bentley gets off to a flying start in endurance racing

BEST known as a manufacturer of luxury cars, Bentley is doing its best to add some sparkle to the image by taking to the race track. And it has made a good start. Its Continental GT3 race car, developed with Team M-Sport, made its debut in the Gulf 12 Hours of Abu Dhabi and finished […]

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Bentley Mulsanne Golden Wedding trip

It’s full steam ahead as Bentley finds golden touch

Bentley Mulsanne road test report and review: Living the millionaire lifestyle is a privilege only a few can enjoy, but DAVID HOOPER spent a few days driving one of the cars the rich and famous might buy – Bentley’s flagship Mulsanne YOU could be forgiven for thinking that cars with a price tag that for […]

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ContiWinterContact TS850

Drivers ‘ignoring road safety advice due to job fears’

SIX in 10 motorists are ignoring official advice not to travel in wintry conditions, with half claiming work as their reason for risking their safety, according to new research from Continental Tyres. Around 10-million people, or 29 per cent of drivers, disregard emergency warnings either frequently or all of the time. Of those who take […]

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This week's road test car, a Mercedes-Benz A-Class A250 BlueEfficiency Engineered by AMG on Continental ContiWinterContact tyres.

Conti winter tyres A-Class above when the snow falls

Having driven a car on winter tyres for the first time on UK roads, DAVID HOOPER says the difference in grip levels on packed snow and ice is dramatic! AS freezing snowy conditions cripple the country, for once I’ve got the right car at the right time – because this week’s test car arrived sporting […]

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Top tips to survive driving in the winter weather

THE clocks have gone back, the dark nights are here and as we head into the winter, it’s time to ensure that you and your car are ready for the worst the season can thrown at us. Forecasting the weather is an imprecise science but after successive severe winters drivers should be prepared for all […]

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W12 badge of honour for new Bentley GT Speed

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Bentley GT Speed As Bentley launches the fastest production car it has ever built, DAVID HOOPER travels to Munich to drive the new GT Speed with its fabulous W12 engine. I hate the rain at the best of times – but when it’s truly persisting it down and you get […]

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Winter tyres – could you use them all year round?

With winter just around the corner, have you thought about ordering a set of winter tyres – and could you use them all year round? Motoring journalist Tom Scanlan investigates. A handling test shows up the difference in grip between quality and budget tyres. THE tyre industry is standing by for an onslaught of orders […]

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