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Audi TT Roadster road test review (1)

Audi TT Roadster road test report review – third time lucky for sporty drop-top

THE radically styled Audi TT Roadster was almost the perfect sports car when it first appeared back in 1999 – great looking, fast and affordable to more people than you might think. But there was just one ingredient missing from the ultimate recipe. Somehow it lacked that seat-of-your pants responsiveness and athleticism that differentiate a ‘sporting’ car from a true ‘sports car’.

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XK150

Classy pair of classics go under the hammer

TWO of the best examples of classics cars are going under the hammer at Silverstone Auctions. The sale, on Saturday, July 27, will include a 1958 Jaguar XK150 S 3.4 Roadster and a recently restored 1962 Volkswagen Beetle 1200 Deluxe. When the Jaguar XK 150 ‘S’ 3.4 Roadster was produced it was the fastest production […]

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Lamborghini

Lamborghini celebrates anniversary in classic style

WHEN it comes to building supercars and head-turning models, Lamborghini is up there with the very best. From such legendary models as the Countach and the Diablo, the first of the Italian marque’s cars to top 200mph, through to today’s rockets such as the Aventador, its cars have never been ignored or gone unnoticed! Now, […]

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Audi TT 2.0 TFSI

Audi TT road test proves soft top is car for all seasons

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Audi TT Roadster 2.0 TFSI Sport The Audi TT range now offers an almost mind-boggling choice of models and two body-styles. DAVID HOOPER reacquaints himself with a car for all seasons. AUDI’S TT sports car is hardly a new model, but over the years since it was launched it has […]

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Mazda MX-5s racing at Silverstone

Mazda MX-5 Britcar racers tune Silverstone tactics

THE Mazda UK race team is planning its strategy and fine-tuning its tactics as it makes its final preparations for two of its Mazda MX-5 Britcar racecars to return to the track in the Britcar Production Sportscar Series at Silverstone this coming weekend. The two 130mph MX-5s are based closely on the soft-top Mazda MX-5 […]

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TT RS Plus

On the Plus side, it’s even faster!

AUDI’S already hot TT RS sports car is raising the temperature even higher. The German carmaker has revealed a new, more extreme version, the TT RS Plus. It has unleashed a real autobahn-slicing model, with the new version capable of dashing off to a 174mph top speed, coupled to power and torque increases  up to […]

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Mini Roadster Convertible

The lid comes off MINI’s Roadster

SUMMER’S coming… well, eventually, and MINI is preparing by bringing out a convertible version of its Roadster. Smiles seem guaranteed as the two-seater winds its way along country lanes — top up or top down. The MINI Roadster is the sixth model in the range and the first open top twin-seater it has made. Sporty […]

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Flying in to tackle Britcar 24 hours

The team is hoping it’s third time lucky. NOT ones to shirk a challenge, a four-man team of Toyota fans are planning to tackle the Britcar 24 hours. Billed as the UK’s toughest race, they are hoping for a spot of giant-killing in a supercharged MR2 Roadster. And they’re not content to win their class, […]

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