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Top Gear on tour

Top Gear Live takes to UK arenas

THE boys from Top Gear are going on a grand tour of the UK. Top Gear Live, in partnership with Live Nation, announced today that it will embark on its first UK-wide arena tour with the presenters set to perform their latest and greatest stunts in arenas up and down the country. The three amigos […]

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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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Kia Rio 1.1

Road test: Kia Rio 1.1 CRDi 2 Eco is very frugal

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Kia Rio 1.1 CRDi 2 Eco 3-door   Kia makes bold claims for its new 1.1-litre three-pot, DAVID HOOPER goes on a week-long economy drive to test the claims. BELIEVE it or not, this is the fourth generation of Kia’s Rio – and the company makes some big claims about […]

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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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Dacia Sandero

New Dacia Sandero review is no laughing matter!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Dacia Sandero range With bargain basement pricing, this budget Romanian offering has been the butt of Top Gear’s jokes, but as Motoring journalist MARTYN COLLINS discovered during his Dacia Sandero roadtest, it’s no laughing matter! Butt of Top Gear’s James May’s jokes for over a year, Renault’s budget brand Dacia […]

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Top Gear's P45

Top Gear’s P45 micro car parks itself in a new home!

AFTER his epic failure in his bid to secure funding from the Dragon’s Den millionaires, Jeremy Clarkson has sent his weird but wonderful P45 “city car” to Beaulieu where it will join the Top Gear display. In the first episode of the 19th series of Top Gear, Clarkson returned to our screens at full throttle […]

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24-hour production

Working round the clock to meet Evoque demand

HUGE demand for the Range Rover Evoque has led to yet another first for the carmaker. The 4,500-strong workforce at the company’s Halewood plant has switched to 24-hour working for the first time in a bid to keep up with orders. Launched in July 2011, the Evoque has been a massive hit worldwide, finding success […]

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Big Jag is a cool cat in the city’s busy traffic

On a freezing cold day, Jaguar’s luxurious XF proved the perfect place to catch up with a friend. Wheelworldreviews.co.uk editor DAVID HOOPER took the 2012 model on a sightseeing tour of York. IT’S always good to catch up with friends, perhaps over a cup of coffee in a trendy brasserie, maybe over lunch – or […]

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