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Time for Top Gear team to stop vandalising classics

After watching three lovely classics destroyed in the name of entertainment, wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER says its time for Top Gear’s vandalism to stop. The remains of what were three great British cars complete their journey in the foothills of the Himalayas. Picture courtesy of the BBC. IS it me? Or is anyone else fed […]

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Chevrolet perfect for Cruze-ing around in

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: CHEVROLET CRUZE The current Chevrolet range has a very distinctive front end. With a nicely designed interior and a good warranty, wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER, says Chevrolet’s Cruze is easy to live with. THE latest range of Chevrolets are hard to miss, what with their bold front ends emblazoned with […]

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Fancy a wild, off-road ride with ‘The Stig’?

Fancy being driven in a Wildcat by Ben Collins, aka The Stig? YOU can have a great thrill and help out a great cause. Pay a visit to Rallyday at Castle Combe, Wiltshire and you could experience a ride with Ben Collins, former Top Gear Stig. To support the Race2Recovery campaign, which raises funds for […]

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Fire-breathing Skyline GTR is a labour of love

With performance figures capable of embarrassing the most expensive supercars wheelworldreviews.co.uk editor DAVID HOOPER finally gets a ride in a totally unique and very special Nissan Skyline GTR. The understated Skyline lets its performance do its talking. IT’S not every day that most motoring journalists get the chance to have a ride in a supercar, […]

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Lincoln gets charging point after Top Gear shocker

LINCOLN is to get its first public electric vehicle charging point after the BBC’s Top Gear team visited the city and couldn’t find anywhere to recharge their cars. Nissan, who build one of the cars featured in the programme, the all-electric Leaf, have promised to foot the bill. A Nissan Leaf gets a recharge at […]

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Top Gear tests an unstoppable Marauder in Africa

Parking problems simply disappear in this monster truck. AS we welcomed back Clarkson, Hammond and May on Sunday night for a new series of the hit TV show Top Gear, the Beeb’s entertainment show, I refrain from calling it a motoring  programme, discovered the ‘world’s most unstoppable vehicle. Presenter Richard Hammond put a Paramount Group […]

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Mitsubishi backs Quentin Willson’s VAT cut plea

Cutting VAT on electric vehicles “would boost development and help sales”. MITSUBISHI is backing pundit Quentin Willson and the RAC, who are calling for the government to suspend VAT on all pure-electric vehicles (EVs). Removing VAT on pure-EVs would bridge the gap between the cost of an EV and that of a conventional vehicle – […]

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Ron Weasley in flying visit to Beaulieu museum

Ron Weasley is reunited with his flying car at Beaulieu Motor Museum. ONE of the Harry Potter stars, Rupert Grint, paid a surprise visit to the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu this week to see the ‘Flying’  Ford Anglia which featured in the second film of the Harry Potter series,‘Chamber of Secrets. The car is […]

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