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Will Fiesta Metal be treated like guru?

The Fiesta Metal comes in three colours. FORD is turning up the heat in the hot hatch sector with a new Fiesta. They are unleasing the 134PS Metal to the roads of the UK. There will only be 1,000 Metals built and they will be priced from £15,695 on the road. The Fiesta Metal reaches […]

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Sport zips in to lead Swift model range

The Sport will be the flagship of the Swift range. SUZUKI is unveiling its new Swift Sport at this month’s Frankfurt Motor Show. The Sport is the performance model in the range and offers higher levels of engine tuning, steering and braking. Sporty performance with everyday practicality have won many fans. Building on its predecessors, […]

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MINI ups the ante with new offers

2,000,000 down and more to come… especially with MINI’s latest offers. IT has been an exciting time for MINI — the 2,000,000th vehicle has rolled off the production line and some great new offers have been launched to mark the new registration plate. As well as its fun handling, the MINI is loved by its owners […]

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Fiat unveils a new Panda

Can Fiat’s latest Panda knock the spots off the opposition? FIAT is set to unveil its new Panda at the forthcoming Frankfurt Motor Show. The new arrival, which will go on sale in UK next spring, is a consistent evolution of a highly successful city car that has always been a by-word for functional design, […]

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2,000,000 Minis and still going strong

David Cameron drives the two-millionth Mini off the Oxford production line. THE two-millionth Mini has rolled off the production line… 10 years after the first car. Of the two million, more than 1.5 million MINIs have been exported to customers in more than 90 countries around the world. Mr Cameron said: “It’s a real privilege […]

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VW hopes sales will rocket with the up!

Volkswagen have given the up! a long wheelbase to make good use of interior space. THE only way is up! Or at least that’s what German car maker Volkswagen must be hoping with its latest offering. The company has released the first photos of its up! which will make its debut at next month’s Frankfurt […]

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Kia’s new Rio is about to hit the showrooms

Kia make some impressive claims for its new Rio KIA’S new Rio goes on sale on the first of next month. The car represents a big step forward for the car maker as it again adds more style and quality, yet reduces fuel consumption and CO2 figures. When the three-door variant hits the market early […]

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Sex change creates a more macho Picanto

Kia puts its new Picanto through a sex change as Motoring writer KEITH WARD travels to France to test a more macho, muscular supermini.  Now with more macho looks, Kia is hoping to boost the sales of its popular Picanto. IS it possible for cars to go through a sex change? In redesigning their best-selling, […]

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