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Honda Civic 2.0 VTEC Turbo Type R road test report and review

Honda Civic 2.0 VTEC Turbo Type R road test report and review

THIS new Honda Civic Type R looks absolutely stunning and is prodigiously fast, in fact it is one of the most complete cars I’ve ever driven. You don’t need much imagination to realise just how quick this new Honda Civic Type R is when you glance at its performance figures. It “only” has a 2.0-litre engine, but that utilises Honda’s VTEC technology and now comes with a turbocharger just to spice things up a bit.

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Mazda MX-5 2.0 Sport Nav road test report and review

Mazda MX-5 2.0 Sport Nav road test report and review

THE Mazda MX-5 is the world’s favourite sports car – it is also mine! It has always been a fabulous little car with almost bullet-proof reliability, but this new model raises the bar again and is the best so far. Accused of being a girl’s car in some quarters, it now looks far more aggressive, or perhaps I’m just more in touch with my feminine side, but I really don’t care, I love it and thoroughly enjoyed my few days with this newcomer.

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BTCC

BTCC trio in Silverstone battle

IT will be a battle royal at Silverstone this weekend as three of the BTCC’s top stars fight for the title. Jason Plato and Gordon Shedden will be doing their utmost to put the brakes on Colin Turkington who seems to be hurtling towards the championship. The latest round of the Dunlop MSA British Touring […]

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Enid Blyton

Noddy car goes under the hammer

KEEP your eyes open for PC Plod, Noddy said to Big Ears! And you certainly won’t be able to drive around discreetly if you buy this car at the Silverstone Auctions Classic Sale. The unmistakable yellow and red colour scheme of the original Noddy Car could be yours to drive around Toytown, or anywhere else […]

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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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British Grand Prix at Silverstone

F1 British GP at Silverstone hit by exploding tyre dramas

ROUND 8: F1 British Grand Prix Race report After exploding Pirelli tyres affected the result of the British Grand Prix, the manufacturer has been under pressure to find a solution before the teams take to the track at the Nurburgring this weekend. DAVID HOOPER reports on the latest developments. AFTER a thrilling end to the […]

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Formula Ford

Tiff turns back clock in Formula Ford

IT truly is a case of going back to his roots for Tiff Needell later this month. The former Formula One driver turned TV star will be turning back the clock at this year’s Silverstone Classic (July 26-28) as part of a capacity 54-car grid of Formula Ford single-seaters. In its 46-year history there has […]

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Mark Webber’s F1 retirement overshadows British GP

THE news that Mark Webber is leaving the Red Bull F1 team and retiring from the sport at the end of the season will cast a shadow over this weekend’s British Grand Prix for many of his UK fans. The straight-talking Australian is a popular figure in the paddock and one who has earned the […]

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