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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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Fancy a ride in the 600bhp Onyx supercar?

WOULD you like a ride in a 600bhp supercar for free? Of course you would! Well, French carmaker is offering the opportunity to have a ride as a passenger in its powerful Onyx concept car. This is a money-can’t-buy prize to enjoy a sample of all that power. Peugeot is putting its Onyx through its […]

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Toyota and Lexus in top 10 automotive brands

AFTER a couple of years of knocks and setbacks, Toyota is back on top of the world, with its main brand and its luxury subsidiary Lexus. Recalls for some of its most popular models hit sales for a time, but the Japanese car giant has reclaimed the number one slot as the most valuable automotive […]

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Spyder adds to Porsche’s sports car heritage

THE 918 Spyder continues a long tradition of super sports cars at Porsche; as technology platforms, as the driving force behind both car emotion and car evolution. It follows a long line of superb sports cars of their decades: The 904 Carrera GTS, the Porsche 930 Turbo, the 959, the 911 GT1, the Carrera GT. […]

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Aston Martin hydrogen hybrid Rapide world first

  Aston Martin’s Rapide S hydrogen hybrid will set a world first. BRITISH sports car builder Aston Martin will be celebrating another world first in this, its centenary, year, with its Rapide S hybrid. The company is ripping up the record books at the 41st ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nürburgring next month as the famous […]

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Mercedes-Benz E300 BlueTEC Hybrid

REVIEW: Mercedes-Benz E300 BlueTEC Hybrid

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Mercedes-Benz E300 BlueTEC Hybrid During his Mercedes-Benz E300 BlueTEC Hybrid road test, DAVID HOOPER considers the pros and cons of owning and running a hybrid car. HYBRID cars are a bit like Marmite – you either love them or hate them. I’m generally in the latter camp because they are […]

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Lexus GS450h roadtest

Review: Lexus GS450h is a silky smooth hybrid

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Lexus GS450 Hybrid Effortless to drive and easy to live with, DAVID HOOPER, says this Lexus GS450h almost made him a convert to hybrid technology. HYBRID cars aren’t everyone’s cup of tea and certainly aren’t as “green” as the manufacturers would have you believe, but this impressive Lexus GS450h has […]

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LF-LC 2+2 hybrid sports coupe

Lexus LF-LC 2+2 hybrid sports coupe is a stunner

THE new full hybrid Lexus IS 300h model will make its European debut at the Geneva Motor Show. When it goes on sale later this year, the IS 300h will also be available with an F Sport package including exclusive sports-themed design features and sportier driving dynamics. Also at Geneva, the Japanese company’s award-winning LF-LC […]

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