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Bentley makes full-blown tilt at Mille Miglia

YOU have to hand it to Bentley… they do things in style! For this year’s classic Mille Miglia in Italy they are entering a truly iconic car. In fact, two of them. The event will start from Viale Venezia in Brescia (as it did in 1927) tomorrow (Thursday, May 16) and finish back in Brescia […]

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Audi make clean sweep of podium at Spa

THERE were plenty of smiles all around the Audi Motorsport set-up after the weekend’s racing at Spa in Belgium. The team turned in a flawless performance in the second round of the FIA World Endurance championship (WEC). Audi cars took the first three places in the six-hour race, filling the podium with their R18 e-tron […]

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Audi’s electric R8 e-tron real circuit breaker!

Audi’s all-electric R8 e-tron is shockingly fast. IT’S not long now before Audi’s all-electric R8 e-tron begins to roll off the production line and the German carmaker has prepared by setting a world record on the world-famous Nurburgring circuit. It claimed the record for a production vehicle with an electric drive system on the toughest […]

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Some very special historic cars on show

This little beauty could be yours for a million-plus! Now, where to park it!   FANCY taking a sneak preview at some tasty historic cars before they go under the hammer? Donington Park, in the Midlands, is naturally famous for its racing, but it is also the home of more than 300 iconic history-laden racing […]

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Now you can have an Audi A1 with five doors

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Audi A1 Sportback As Audi adds to its A1 range with a new five-door Sportback, motoring writer KEITH WARD has a look at the new range. SIX months after unveiling the acclaimed A1 as a posh little three-door hatchback, the prolific Audi are back on the launch pad with a […]

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Forget the Batmobile, look at this!

MOVE over Batman, Nissan is backing a bid to build a vehicle to rival the Batmobile! The Japanese motor giant wants to change endurance racing forever. And to do so, it has become a founding partner in a radical project − the Nissan DeltaWing. A hugely-efficient, high technology engine will power the machine as it takes part […]

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Sportvan looks good and works hard

This special Transit Sportvan is part of the company’s 100-year celebrations. AS part of its centenary celebrations, Ford of Britain has unveiled a special edition Transit. Only 180 of the Transit Sportvan models will go on the market, in a metallic silver and graphite livery. Anthony Ireson, the company’s marketing director, said: “Demand for our […]

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Legends use ABS at Le Mans 24-hour

Riders dash to their machines at the start of the race. JOHN McGuinness, Cameron Donald and Keith Amor, aka the Honda TT Legends, had mixed feelings after completing the legendary Le Mans 24-hour race at the weekend. After completing 819 laps of the French circuit they claimed fifth place overall in the penultimate round of […]

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