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Audi’s new A6 Avant is a very classy contender

More refined and better looking, with cleaner, more powerful engines, editor DAVID HOOPER roadtests Audi’s new A6 Avant range. Audi’s smart new A6 Avant offers more interior space than its predecessor. AUDI’S new A6 Avant is in the showrooms now and is expected to attract yet more customers to the prestige German manufacturer which seems […]

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Historic racers on track at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Mazda’s 1991 Le Mans-winning 787B is to return to the track at this weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. THE famous Festival of Speed takes place at Goodwood this weekend, with all sorts of iconic cars, past and present, thrilling visitors with sprints up the legendary hill. This famous event has grown in popularity in recent […]

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French leave for Peugeot’s 508 SW

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: PEUGEOT 508 SW On French leave, motoring writer KEITH WARD takes Peugeot’s 508 SW Estate back to its homeland and is impressed with its versatility. Fun in France – the 508 SW proved its worth as a load carrier, and cross-country companion. IT was on a 200-mile homeward dash across […]

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Prodigy’s Keith Flint takes his GSX-R750 on track

Keith Flint with his new 2011 GSX-R750 at the first Suzuki GSX-R Track Day at Brands Hatch. PRODIGY frontman and Suzuki fan, Keith Flint, finally got the chance to put his new 2011 GSX-R750 through its paces last month, as he joined Suzuki customers for the first GSX-R track day of the year at Brands […]

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Grand Prix memorabilia up for grabs at auction

One of the posters which is going to be auctioned at Christie’s. VINTAGE posters and photographs from Grand Prix competitions dating from as far back as 1908 are to be auctioned at Christie’s this month. The Vintage Posters sale on Thursday, May 12, will feature 13 original automotive advertisement posters, including those for several Grand […]

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Stunning Jaguar E-Type celebrates 50th anniversary

The E-Type Jaguar is DAVID HOOPER’S favourite car and like countless others, he dreams of one day owning one. This year marks its 50th anniversary. It will be a special year for one of the most beautiful cars ever made. Glamour on wheels – the E-Type can turn as many heads today as it did […]

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McLaren plans return to GT racing with MP4-12C

McLaren announces its return to GT racing with its MP4-12C. THE McLaren name will make a comeback to GT sports car racing the company has announced. From 2012, McLaren and CRS Racing will supply and support a limited number of GT3 racing cars based on the McLaren MP4-12C high-performance sports car for European-based privateers. It’s […]

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Audi trips the light fantastic ready for Le Mans

This is the distinctive face of Audi’s R18 sports prototype that will contest Le Mans in 2011. Its LED daytime running lights form the shape of a ‘1’, harking back to one of the first Audi logos from 1922. STRIKING illuminations may be the norm at this time of year, but the spectacular light clusters […]

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