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Peugeot RCZ

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Peugeot RCZ GT THP 200

First launched in 2009, the Peugeot RCZ has had a mid-life facelift – and looks all the better for it. DAVID HOOPER stretches the legs of one of the latest models from the Lion brand. Peugeot RCZ GT THP 200 PEUGEOT’S RCZ Sports Coupe has to be one of the most striking cars on the […]

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Mazda MX5. Britcar, Silverstone.

Mazda MX-5 Britcar race at Silverstone International

DAVID HOOPER joins the Mazda UK race team at the Silverstone International Circuit to race MX-5s in the Britcar Production Sports Car Class against faster, more powerful opposition. A COOL dry day welcomed the Mazda UK race team to the circuit which markets itself proudly as the Home of British Motorsport. When I arrived at […]

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Mazda MX-5 Britcar Silverstone JotaSport

Mazda UK MX-5′s test at Silverstone for Britcar races

After the Friday test sessions, DAVID HOOPER reports on the Mazda UK race team’s first day on Silverstone’s International Circuit in their MX-5s. A COOL but thankfully dry day welcomed the Mazda UK race team to the circuit which markets itself proudly as the Home of British Motorsport. After what seemed like an endless drive […]

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Audi

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 A1 CoD

Fuel-saving boost from Audi

AUDI has expanded its A1 and A3 ranges to include new high-tech Cylinder-on-Demand petrol models offering up to 60.1mpg. The new models, which start from £16,740, are capable of making a near seamless switch between two and four cylinder operation in as little as 13 milliseconds. And while these advanced petrol-powered models can cruise frugally […]

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Focus ST

Red hot sales for Focus ST

  FORD’S Focus ST was the best-selling hot hatch in Europe over the last three months of 2012, accounting for 44 per cent of all sales during this period. It put the ST comfortably ahead of the Volkswagen Golf GTI with 33 per cent and Renault Megane Sport with 12 per cent, according to figures […]

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New Mazda6 road test

New Mazda6 review: Classy styling, exciting tech

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: New Mazda6 range first drive Packed with new technology and a different approach to the future of engine design, DAVID HOOPER has a look at the new Mazda6 range. YOU’RE looking at the most important new car Mazda has ever made – and that’s by the company’s own admission – […]

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Aston Martin Rapide S

Quick make-over for Aston Martin Rapide

A MERE three years on from its launch, Aston Martin’s luxury, four door saloon is being given a major facelift. This seemingly rapid make-over for the much-vaunted Rapide may not go down too well with the well-heeled buyers who shelled out £150,000 or more for the original … for the changes are extensive – and […]

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