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Nicola Adams becomes ambassador for Hyundai

THE gloves are off for Hyundai and Nicola Adams MBE. But don’t get excited, they’re not coming to fisticuffs. British boxer Nicola, an Olympic gold medallist, has become a brand ambassador for the Korean company. Nicola picked up the first Olympic women’s boxing gold medal at the London 2012 games and will support Hyundai’s CSR […]

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Vauxhall fits Cascada with more powerful SIDI engine

VAUXHALL has announced it will be fitting a new high power version of its SIDI engine in its Cascada model. The high performance variant of the new 1.6-litre SIDI turbo engine with its 200PS and 300Nm of torque gives the Cascada a top speed of 146pm and its world premier at next month’s Frankfurt Motor […]

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Fiat Punto 0.9 TwinAir Turbo 85hp

Fiat Punto 0.9 TwinAir Turbo 85hp 5dr road test: Green – or not?

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Our Fiat Punto 0.9 TwinAir Turbo 85hp 5dr features Unplugged Green paintwork, but DAVID HOOPER reports on how green and economical it really is. MY first experience of Fiat’s acclaimed diminutive TwinAir engine coincided with a long motorway trip and I found it noisy, underpowered and not particularly economical. You […]

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Renault goes retro with special edition hotshot

RENAULT has taken a nostalgic return to its roots for a new concept car. The Twin’Run aims to put the passion back into the hot hatch world and took its first laps in front of spectators at the Monaco Grand Prix this weekend. The legendary race circuit was considered to be the ideal setting for […]

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Porsche 911 Turbo just gets better and better

IT is now four decades since the first prototype Porsche 911 Turbo appeared… but it has lost none of its magic. The latest version, the new Type 991 generation 911 Turbo and Turbo S combine the virtues of a full-blown race car with a use-anytime road vehicle. Improvements include new all-wheel drive running gear with […]

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Kia enters hot hatch market with new models

KOREAN carmaker Kia is lighting the fires and stoking up the pressure on its rivals by announcing details of its first hot hatch models. The high performance pro_cee’d GT, with its three doors, and the five-door cee’d GT are expected to go on sale in the middle of next year. Kia is fitting an updated […]

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Vauxhall Insignia VXR Supersport for under £30,000!

MORE dash for less cash is the proud boast of latest high performance model, the new Vauxhall Insignia VXR SuperSport. It replaces the 325PS Insignia VXR and is capable of a mind-blowing 170mph – 15mph more than its predecessor – yet costs £3,760 less than the outgoing car at £29,995. The company claims that the […]

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Veloster given turbocharged engine and kit upgrade

STAND by for a turbocharged Veloster! Hyundai’s 1+2 door coupe will reach its dealerships from September 24. It will be priced at £21,995. This turbocharged Veloster will be the first car to be fitted with the Korean carmaker’s 1.6-litre T-GDI engine. This power unit is equipped with a high-compression, twin-scroll turbocharger.  And, in line with […]

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