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Jaguar to build and sell 6 E-types

FOR a very lucky few there is now the chance to buy a new E-type Jaguar. The legendary carmaker has revealed that it is planning to build a further six examples of its prototype ‘new’ Lightweight E-type. Jaguar had announced in May that it would recreate six new Lightweights, each built by Jaguar Heritage, part […]

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Toyota’s concept sports car recalls its heritage

TOYOTA has today unveiled a groundbreaking concept coupe at the Detroit Motor Show. Toyota’s Calty design studio set out to create the ultimate sports car and the result is the FT-1 Concept. The design team, based in California, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and wanted to create something special. The design looks back […]

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Yamaha style available for all riders

YAMAHA has unveiled its new clothing collection for 2013, along with a range of novelty items sure to tickle the fancy of bikers everywhere. Designed to reflect the history of the Japanese bike builder, the range contains a mixture of new and old looks. The Heritage range has a vintage feel and looks to the […]

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Speedster harks back to Aston’s racing heritage

NEVER shy and retiring in the looks stakes, Aston Martin has really pulled out all the stops in its centenary year. As part of its celebrations, the luxury sports car maker has unveiled the stunning looking CC100 Speedster Concept. Looking to the future, but with a look back at its illustrious past, the British brand […]

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Land Rover Defender ‘is a true motoring icon’

Like chalk and cheese, DAVID HOOPER enjoys a brief drive in two of Jaguar Land Rover’s latest models. THERE aren’t many cars which can truly lay claim to being iconic, but this is one of them – the Land Rover Defender 90. It’s up there with the Mini and the Beetle as cars which changed […]

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Better VW Beetle is now much less of a girlie car

ROADTEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Volkswagen Beetle Now with a more masculine look and feel, IAN LAMMING likes VW’s third generation Beetle. VW’S cutsey Beetle has just slipped off its caftan and sandals and slipped into a pair of steel toed boots. Third generation Bug has shrugged off its girlie accessories and gone for a bolder […]

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Original Beetle still puts a big smile on your face

This Beetle is one of the last to be built in Europe and is now part of Volkswagen’s heritage fleet. DAVID HOOPER takes it for brief, but delightful drive. TWO new Volkswagen models could be right up! your street, the new generation of the Beetle, and VW’s entertainingly-named city car, the up!. I’ve driven both […]

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One-off Volvo to star at classic car show

This special P1800 was built as a design concept but never went into production. A ONE-OFF Volvo P1800 will be the star attraction at this year’s Footman James Classic Motor show.It takes place on November 11-13 at the NEC in Birmingham and Volvo Cars Heritage will be there again, after a two year absence. The […]

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