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Two new off-roaders from Honda

HONDA has unveiled two new motocross machines to the European market place. The Japanese bike giant revealed new CRF450R and CRF250R models at the World Motocross Grand Prix in Uddevalla, Sweden. Honda riders Evgeny Bobryshev and Max Nagl helped show off the latest upgrades to the models, which will offer a mixture of power, agility […]

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Mazda MX5 race car

Mazda MX-5s are back on track and ready to race at Silverstone

DAVID HOOPER joins the Mazda race team for a test day at Donington Park – but will he make the grade to race in the Britcar Championship at Silverstone on May 11? THE last time I donned my crash helmet in anger at the wheel of an open-topped MX-5 Racing car, it was -30 degrees. […]

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Volvo’s XC70 appeals to person of maturing years!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Volvo XC70 Looking back fondly on lettuce and jam sandwiches, IAN LAMMING says Volvo’s XC70 appeals to him as a man of maturing years! IT’S a generation thing. When I was a lad Volvo estates were driven by officers of the law, particularly those that patrolled the highway and you […]

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Mazda MX5s turn up heat in -30 degree ice race

Racing open top MX-5s on a frozen lake in -30 degree temperatures. DAVID HOOPER drives for Mazda’s Team UK in Sweden against teams from across Europe. David Hooper (third from right) with his teammates in Sweden. THE world’s favourite sports car is celebrating its 21st birthday this year – and Mazda Europe chose Sweden as […]

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Mazda UK team revs up for international ice race

DRIVING rear-wheel-drive Mazda MX-5’s on ice may not be everyone’s idea of fun – but racing them? That is what wheelworldreviews.co.uk’s editor David Hooper is doing this week, driving for Mazda UK against journalists from Mazda’s other European markets in an international race in northern Sweden. Joining a team of British journalists who write for […]

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New Saab 9-5 is ready for take-off

The new Saab 9-5 is a hugely important car for the Swedish manufacturer. wheelworldreviews Editor DAVID HOOPER finds out if it lives up to all of its pre-launch hype. Pictured in Cleethorpes, the new Saab 9-5 really looks the business. EVER wished you could be a fighter pilot? If you have dreamed of sitting in […]

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