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New car registrations increase in April

THERE was more good news for UK motor industry last month as new car registrations increased by 14.8 per cent, totalling  163,357 units. This was the best April performance since 2008. The figures were released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The Society notes that there was high demand for some models […]

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Peugeot 208 GTi jumps into the hot-hatch ring

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Peugeot 208 GTi Beating its chest like a prizefighter, KEITH WARD says the new Peugeot 208 GTi has clear ambitions to be the champ in its class. POWERING into showrooms to top the strong-selling Peugeot 208 range comes a new 143 mph GTi with the chest-beating boast of a perky […]

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NGMW’s 40 years puts Group on road to nostalgia

As the Northern Group of Motoring Writers celebrates its 40th Anniversary, DAVID HOOPER drives some of the now classic cars which at the time were brand new – including the Queen Mum’s Jag! IT’S 40 years since the Queen Mum bought this lovely Jaguar XJ12 limousine . . . The same year, 1973, also saw […]

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Peugeot 208 Allure 1.6 e-HDi 92 road test

ROAD TEST REPORT, REVIEW: Peugeot 208 5-door Allure 1.6 e-HDi 92 An impressive little performer, DAVID HOOPER is impressed with the real world economy of the Peugeot 208 he’s been evaluating. FOR thousands of British customers, the “Allure” of the new Peugeot 208 was too much to resist, with Peugeot claiming over 3,000 of them […]

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Why is triskaidekaphobia putting car buyers off?

UNLUCKY for some it may be, but it seems the new 13 registration plate which hit our roads on March 1 this year has been giving already hesitant car buyers yet another reason to think twice before signing on the dotted line. Several dealers are reporting superstitious customers are putting off buying a new car […]

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Peugeot 208 GTi

Peugeot 208 GTi hot hatch price revealed

THE new Peugeot 208 GTi hot hatch will cost from £18,895 when the order book opens at the beginning of next month ahead of deliveries in April. Available only as a three-door, the new GTi not only boasts a wider track than the regular 208, but also has body sill and wing extensions. There are […]

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3008 HYbrid4 is high tech, but is it worth the price?

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 99g With an electric motor at the back, and a diesel at the front, KEITH WARD reviews Peugeot’s 3008 HYbrid4 THIS was launched as the world’s first full diesel-electric hybrid car – previous hybrids had mated generally thirstier petrol engines with an electric motor. Peugeot’s HYbrid4 throws […]

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Peugeot 508 SW roadtest proves its family talents

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Peugeot 508 SW Allure HDi 140 Peugeot’s 508 SW proves to be the perfect travelling companion. DAVID HOOPER packs it to the gills with “stuff” and heads south. WHEN it comes to choosing the ideal transport for a family holiday, the “Allure” of a top-of-the range Peugeot 508 SW is […]

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