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McLaren road test report and review

McLaren 570GT and 570S Coupe road test report and review

TAKE a huge chunk of race-honed engineering ability, technical excellence, clinical attention to detail and cutting edge design, then mix with that a huge slice of passion and pride in a brand rarely seen in any industry and what do you get?

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Ford Mondeo 2.0 Ti-VCT Hybrid Electric Titanium road test report and review

Ford Mondeo 2.0 Ti-VCT Hybrid Electric Titanium road test report and review

It has taken some time, but Ford’s first hybrid vehicle to be produced in Europe is making a glimmer of progress in the UK.

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VW Golf GTE front road test report review

VW Golf GTE plug-in hybrid review, road test report

IN a remote area of Northumberland, not far from Hadrian’s Roman Wall, the car park of our recent overnight hostelry offered the surprise of a very 21st century facility – a charging point for electric vehicles.

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VW Passat Estate 2015

New VW Passat range road test report and review

IN 41 years, 22m Passats have been sold worldwide, around 442,000 of them in the UK.

Not only is the latest Mk VIII “all-new”, say VW, but it marks the “biggest-ever jump in changes and features” of a model from them “or any other” car brand.

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hydrogen

Power cut? Start the car engine!

Traditionally, when the power supply is cut in your home, you would dig out the candles and sit and wait it out. In the future, suggests Toyota, you may be able to use its FCV hydrogen-fuelled car to power your home for up to a week!

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Audi

Laserlight to shine brightly at electronics show

Audi has chosen to unveil its latest concept not at a motor show, but at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, perhaps fitting considering the amount of electronics the German carmaker will be showcasing.

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Spyder

Spyder turns in even more electrifying performance

EARLY figures showed that the Porsche 918 Spyder was going to be fast. But, apparently, that wasn’t enough for the sports car giant. It’s not long now before the buyers take delivery of the first 918 Spyders and Porsche has announced that the car is beating its benchmark figures. The final tuning has made the […]

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S500

Mercedes S500 hybrid goes for miles with low emissions

LOOKING for a luxury car which offers superb fuel consumption and low CO2 emissions? Then look no further, according to Mercedes-Benz. They claim the new S500 plug-in hybrid sets the benchmark for luxury saloons with figures for CO2 emissions as low as 69g/km and fuel consumption figures reaching 94.2mpg. Not bad for a large luxury […]

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