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Nürburgring to host Honda Civic Type R 2…

23-03-2015 Hits:164 Car Reviews and News

Nürburgring to host Honda Civic Type R 24-hour race

To celebrate the launch of the all-new Honda Civic Type R at this year's Geneva Motor Show, Civic Type R fans and owners are invited to attend a race weekend...

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Land Rover and Paul Smith create bespoke…

23-03-2015 Hits:94 Car Reviews and News

Land Rover and Paul Smith create bespoke Defender

A longstanding fan of the Land Rover Defender, Sir Paul Smith has owned several of the vehicles over the years. "The Defender is a British icon, which is something I'm...

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Nissan LEAF battery still going strong

23-03-2015 Hits:91 Car Reviews and News

Nissan LEAF battery still going strong

The failure rate of the battery power unit is less than 0.01 percent, a fraction of the equivalent industry-wide figure for defects affecting traditional combustion engines.Electric vehicle advocate and presenter of...

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Jeep Renegade now on sale in UK

20-03-2015 Hits:86 Car Reviews and News

Jeep Renegade now on sale in UK

The new Jeep Renegade marks a series of firsts in the company's history. On sale in the UK since February 2015, the Renegade is Jeep's first entry into the small...

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Aston Martin displays iconic Bond cars i…

20-03-2015 Hits:90 Car Reviews and News

Aston Martin displays iconic Bond cars in Covent Garden

This weekend Aston Martin will display some of James Bond's most famous cars in London's Covent Garden. Bond in Motion is the largest collection of original Bond vehicles in the world,...

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New MG6 set for release in April

20-03-2015 Hits:121 Car Reviews and News

New MG6 set for release in April

MG has announced that it is launching a facelifted NEW MG6.The new car, which will go on sale next month, comes as MG sales in the UK continue to increase,...

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New Kia Optima set for New York debut

19-03-2015 Hits:143 Car Reviews and News

New Kia Optima set for New York debut

Following its debut at the 2010 New York International Auto Show, Kia described the Optima as the 'catalyst' for the brand's growth around the globe.Now, five years later, Kia will...

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Vauxhall Agila is Europe's most reliable…

19-03-2015 Hits:133 Car Reviews and News

Vauxhall Agila is Europe's most reliable car

That's according to the latest research by Warranty Direct's Reliability Index. The Europe vehicles analysed were an average of five years old with mileages of around 50,000. British brand, Vauxhall,...

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George Osborne aborts planned fuel incre…

19-03-2015 Hits:148 Car Reviews and News

George Osborne aborts planned fuel increase

Delivering his sixth Budget speech, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced the fuel duty rise due in September has been cancelled, claiming the longest duty freeze in 20 years 'saves...

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Kia confirms pricing for all-new Sorento

18-03-2015 Hits:155 Car Reviews and News

Kia confirms pricing for all-new Sorento

Kia says the third-generation Sorento is better equipped, more refined, and more technologically advanced than before. Available in six variants, all versions are powered by an EU6-compliant 2.2-litre turbodiesel engine...

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All-new Jaguar XF to debut in high-wire …

18-03-2015 Hits:144 Car Reviews and News

All-new Jaguar XF to debut in high-wire stunt

Jaguar has teamed up with British stuntman Jim Dowdell, veteran of dramatic action stunts in movies including Bond, Bourne and Indiana Jones, to perform a world first high-wire water crossing...

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Dacia adds flagship Laureate Prime to ra…

18-03-2015 Hits:147 Car Reviews and News

Dacia adds flagship Laureate Prime to range

The luxuriously appointed, top-of-the-range addition to the Sandero, Duster and Logan MCV models feature an exclusive colour scheme, and is being introduced to mark 10 years since the Renault owned...

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New Honda Civic Type R to race in 2015 B…

17-03-2015 Hits:145 Car Reviews and News

New Honda Civic Type R to race in 2015 BTCC

Scheduled to be officially unveiled at the BTCC media day at Donington on Tuesday 24 March, the new car has been designed and built from the ground up in the...

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Half a million Ford Mustangs configured …

17-03-2015 Hits:148 Car Reviews and News

Half a million Ford Mustangs configured online

During the first week, more Mustang models were specified online than any other Ford vehicle. Ford Mustang websites, enabling customers to build and price a car to a chosen specification...

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Peugeot Partner Van to debut at CV Show

17-03-2015 Hits:152 Car Reviews and News

Peugeot Partner Van to debut at CV Show

Launching in June, the new Peugeot Partner has a wide range of engines including a Euro 6 variant. In total, six engines / gearbox combinations are available, delivering from 75...

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Renault Captur gets more diesel punch

16-03-2015 Hits:155 Car Reviews and News

Renault Captur gets more diesel punch

The engine develops 110 hp and 260 Nm torque, an increase of 20 hp and 40 Nm over the dCi 90 unit, yet still returns economy figures of up to...

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Surge in demand for British-made car par…

16-03-2015 Hits:142 Car Reviews and News

Surge in demand for British-made car parts

New research reveals that British cars are being made with more and more British-sourced components as the UK automotive industry's recovery continues.Figures from a new Automotive Council report show that...

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BMW launches plug-in hybrid X5

16-03-2015 Hits:152 Car Reviews and News

BMW launches plug-in hybrid X5

Applying know-how from its i brand vehicles, the X5 xDrive40e combines the versatility of the all-wheel-drive SUV with BMW's EfficientDynamics eDrive technology.The combustion engine and electric drive together generate a...

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Mazda confirms pricing for all-new CX-3

13-03-2015 Hits:182 Car Reviews and News

Mazda confirms pricing for all-new CX-3

Making its European debut at the Geneva Motor Show, the new Mazda CX-3 features an 18-strong model line-up and will go on sale this June.Mazda's first small SUV includes the...

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Production-ready Honda Civic Type R unve…

13-03-2015 Hits:186 Car Reviews and News

Production-ready Honda Civic Type R unveiled

Billed as a 'race car for the road', the new Civic Type R will set new standards in the high-performance front-wheel drive hatchback segment according to Honda. Powered by the...

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Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Supervelo…

13-03-2015 Hits:178 Car Reviews and News

Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce

With increased power, lower weight, improved aerodynamics and innovative technologies the Aventador Superveloce is the most pure incarnation of a Lamborghini to date.Designed with a focus on weight reduction while...

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Volkswagen Sport Coupe Concept GTE

12-03-2015 Hits:174 Car Reviews and News

Volkswagen Sport Coupe Concept GTE

The high-tech four-door concept car showcases Volkswagen's new progressive design language and is positioned above the current CC production model. The grille, headlights and VW badge merge to form a...

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SMMT debunks diesel myths

12-03-2015 Hits:169 Car Reviews and News

SMMT debunks diesel myths

A Diesel Facts myth-busting guide will be available at dieselfacts.co.uk and in leaflet form via dealers. It comes as new consumer research reveals widespread confusion about diesel technology that, if uncorrected,...

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Time warp classic Minis up for grabs

12-03-2015 Hits:170 Car Reviews and News

Time warp classic Minis up for grabs

Virtually unused for 47 years, a 'time warp' 1968 Austin Mini Van with just 302 miles on the clock is to be sold as part of Silverstone Auctions' Practical Classics...

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All-new Volkswagen Passat Alltrack

11-03-2015 Hits:195 Car Reviews and News

All-new Volkswagen Passat Alltrack

Based on the new Passat estate, the Alltrack sports an 'off-road' look, 4MOTION permanent all-wheel drive and the latest driver assistance technologies.The Alltrack is distinguished by modified bumpers (with underbody...

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BMW X5 most stolen - and recovered

11-03-2015 Hits:412 Car Reviews and News

BMW X5 most stolen - and recovered

Last year Tracker recovered over £11 million worth of stolen vehicles and returned them to their owners. The average value of cars stolen and recovered in 2014 increased by over...

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Volkswagen Transporter turns 65

11-03-2015 Hits:190 Car Reviews and News

Volkswagen Transporter turns 65

The first models were built in Wolfsburg before production started at a new facility in Hanover in 1956. It all began in 1947 when Dutch car importer Ben Pon saw...

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All-new Audi R8 to cost £120k

10-03-2015 Hits:175 Car Reviews and News

All-new Audi R8 to cost £120k

Power for the second generation line-up will be provided exclusively by a ten-cylinder FSI engine delivering 540PS in the 'standard' version and a hefty 610PS in the 'plus' model -...

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Lexus LF-SA concept revealed in Geneva

10-03-2015 Hits:185 Car Reviews and News

Lexus LF-SA concept revealed in Geneva

25 years after the first Lexus, the LS400 saloon, the brand challenged its European design studio to create an ultra-compact (sub-B-segment) urban 2+2 concept.The LF-SA Concept explores unexpected territory for...

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Skoda confirms pricing for all-new Super…

10-03-2015 Hits:179 Car Reviews and News

Skoda confirms pricing for all-new Superb

The new model will launch later this year with the widest choice of engine, transmission and trim level options yet, and a 'significant' increase in standard equipment and technology across...

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Drivers get 10 minutes' grace before par…

09-03-2015 Hits:194 Car Reviews and News

Drivers get 10 minutes' grace before parking ticket

Local Government and Communities Secretary Eric Pickles and Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin have announced new laws to help local shops, under which drivers will get a 10-minute grace period when...

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Suzuki iM-4 hints at new generation 4x4

09-03-2015 Hits:201 Car Reviews and News

Suzuki iM-4 hints at new generation 4x4

Suzuki says the iM-4 inherits SUV-crossover DNA from cars like the LJ series, Vitara and SX4, combined with the latest technology. With its 4WD system, high ground clearance, and high...

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All-new Mazda MX-5 production underway

09-03-2015 Hits:186 Car Reviews and News

All-new Mazda MX-5 production underway

The models rolling off the assembly line at Ujina Plant No.1 in Hiroshima are initially destined for the domestic market, where sales are set to begin in June. The Mazda...

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All-new Hyundai Tucson SUV unveiled

06-03-2015 Hits:212 Car Reviews and News

All-new Hyundai Tucson SUV unveiled

Hyundai is also showcasing new technology capabilities in Geneva with two Tucson-based fuel efficiency concepts - a 48V Hybrid and a Plug-in-Hybrid version - as well as a future connectivity...

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Aston Martin DBX will see production

06-03-2015 Hits:208 Car Reviews and News

Aston Martin DBX will see production

The global unveiling of the DBX Concept signals a key change in the brand's thinking, as it seeks to re-evaluate and expand the high luxury GT sector in the years...

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Nissan Sway concept shows the way

06-03-2015 Hits:214 Car Reviews and News

Nissan Sway concept shows the way

The four-door Sway demonstrates a nevolution of Nissan's design language and is said to showcase possible design direction for a new generation of compact cars.                Taking centre stage on the...

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McLaren confirms limited production for …

05-03-2015 Hits:213 Car Reviews and News

McLaren confirms limited production for 675LT

The 675LT utilises the same lightweight carbon fibre MonoCell chassis shared with each model in the Super Series, but the set up and powertrain are bespoke, with a third of...

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New Porsche 911 GT3 RS unveiled

05-03-2015 Hits:211 Car Reviews and News

New Porsche 911 GT3 RS unveiled

Porsche says its latest 911 once again blurs the boundary between road-going sports cars and race cars, equipped as it is with the maximum degree of motorsport technology currently possible...

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20V20 showcar previews future SEAT model…

04-03-2015 Hits:232 Car Reviews and News

20V20 showcar previews future SEAT models

"The 20V20 shows our ambition", said SEAT President Jürgen Stackmann, during the presentation in which he also announced the world premiere of Spanish carmaker's first compact SUV at next year's...

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Infiniti QX30 Concept SUV unveiled

04-03-2015 Hits:232 Car Reviews and News

Infiniti QX30 Concept SUV unveiled

The QX30 concept is Infiniti's design vision for a new premium compact crossover, targeting a new generation of customers.Bringing together the flowing lines of other Infiniti concepts with the command...

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Ferrari pulls the covers off the 488GTB

04-03-2015 Hits:227 Car Reviews and News

Ferrari pulls the covers off the 488GTB

Forty years on from the launch of Ferrari's first-ever mid-rear-engined V8 berlinetta, the 308 GTB, the Ferrari 488 GTB opens a new chapter for cars with this particular architecture.Ferrari says...

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New Passat wins 'Car of the Year' award

03-03-2015 Hits:231 Car Reviews and News

New Passat wins 'Car of the Year' award

The winner was announced on the afternoon before the Geneva International Motor Show."We are extremely proud of this accolade," explained Prof. Martin Winterkorn, CEO of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, at the prize-giving...

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Bentley unveils EXP 10 Speed 6 in Geneva

03-03-2015 Hits:221 Car Reviews and News

Bentley unveils EXP 10 Speed 6 in Geneva

With a rich motorsport history, 'speed is part of Bentley's DNA'.Copper elements are used as accents to both exterior and interior features of the new Speed 6. Performance goals including...

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Convertible Range Rover Evoque tested un…

03-03-2015 Hits:233 Car Reviews and News

Convertible Range Rover Evoque tested underground

Forty metres below the streets of London, the first prototype of Land Rover's new Range Rover Evoque Convertible was granted access to the 26-mile network of Crossrail tunnels for a...

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Fixed-price service plans for new Jaguar…

02-03-2015 Hits:248 Car Reviews and News

Fixed-price service plans for new Jaguar XE

All costs will be covered for five years/50,000 miles for a single payment of £475. A High Mileage Service Plan - designed with corporate fleet customers in mind but available...

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Aston Martin Lagonda Taraf now available…

02-03-2015 Hits:236 Car Reviews and News

Aston Martin Lagonda Taraf now available in UK

Initially available only to buyers in the Middle East, where it was launched in Dubai late last year, the Lagonda Taraf is being built in a strictly limited small series...

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Limited Edition Fiat 500 Ron Arad on sal…

02-03-2015 Hits:237 Car Reviews and News

Limited Edition Fiat 500 Ron Arad on sale

As the name suggests, the new model was developed in partnership with renowned Israeli-born and London-based industrial designer, architect and artist, Ron Arad, who is a life-long fan of the...

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Audi announces R8 debut in Geneva

27-02-2015 Hits:258 Car Reviews and News

Audi announces R8 debut in Geneva

The mid-mounted V10 and newly developed quattro all-wheel-drive system ensure enhanced performance, especially in the top-of-the-range version with 610PS, which not only powers to 62mph from rest in 3.2 seconds...

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Honda announces pricing for new Civic an…

27-02-2015 Hits:253 Car Reviews and News

Honda announces pricing for new Civic and Civic Tourer

Prices will start from £16, 815 OTR for the entry level 1.4 i-VTEC manual S grade model which will include the all-new Honda Connect infotainment system. Prices will top out...

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World première in Geneva for Mercedes-AM…

27-02-2015 Hits:626 Car Reviews and News

World première in Geneva for Mercedes-AMG racing car

Following an intensive test phase, the new racing car will be shipped to the first customer teams at the end of 2015.The Mercedes-AMG GT3 will draw from the racetrack performance...

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McLaren 675LT to debut in Geneva

26-02-2015 Hits:249 Car Reviews and News

McLaren 675LT to debut in Geneva

Offered as a Coupé only, McLaren says the 675LT will be the most track-focused, yet road legal, model in the McLaren Super Series, with a power to weight ratio that...

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Jensen returns with limited edition GT

26-02-2015 Hits:236 Car Reviews and News

Jensen returns with limited edition GT

Marking the rebirth of the brand, the formation of the Jensen Group is the start of the next chapter in the car company's story, following its collapse in 2002.Tim Hearley,...

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DFT and Ordnance Survey deliver next-gen…

26-02-2015 Hits:233 Car Reviews and News

DFT and Ordnance Survey deliver next-gen road mapping

Transport Minister Robert Goodwill has announced a £3 million contribution to help create a digital road map that will give the most detailed information yet to councils and emergency services....

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Vauxhall extends insurance deals for you…

25-02-2015 Hits:249 Car Reviews and News

Vauxhall extends insurance deals for young drivers

Drivers aged 18-20 can get one year's insurance cover for a one-off payment of £99, which they can even earn back, and 21-75 year olds can get free insurance on...

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Aston Martin reveals Vulcan supercar

25-02-2015 Hits:249 Car Reviews and News

Aston Martin reveals Vulcan supercar

Born out of extensive motorsport experience, the 800-plus bhp, all-carbon fibre Vulcan promises truly extreme performance. Limited to just 24 examples worldwide - the Vulcan will allow owners the opportunity...

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All-new Honda Jazz set for summer releas…

25-02-2015 Hits:264 Car Reviews and News

All-new Honda Jazz set for summer release

Although the new car retains a familiar mini-MPV silhouette, it is an all-new design and the use of Honda's B-segment chassis means the latest Jazz is even bigger on the...

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European debut for Ford GT in Geneva

25-02-2015 Hits:255 Car Reviews and News

European debut for Ford GT in Geneva

Ford's all-new Focus RS hatchback will make its motor show debut while the all-new Ford GT supercar will be appearing in Europe for the very first time at the 2015...

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Subaru Forester refreshed for 2015

24-02-2015 Hits:261 Car Reviews and News

Subaru Forester refreshed for 2015

The most significant change is the addition of a diesel-Lineartronic CVT (continuously-variable transmission) powertrain to the UK line-up.This combination, says Subaru, delivers a more relaxing drive, as well as improved...

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Nissan teases Sway concept

24-02-2015 Hits:245 Car Reviews and News

Nissan teases Sway concept

Described as a glimpse at how a future generation of small Nissan models could look if the company's new design language was applied to a European hatchback, the Sway will...

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Range Rover Evoque reloaded

24-02-2015 Hits:241 Car Reviews and News

Range Rover Evoque reloaded

The Evoque's exterior design has been enhanced with a selection of revisions including a new front bumper, two new grille designs, all-LED headlamps and three new alloy wheel designs. Interior changes...

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Smartphones and satnavs 'i-sapping' car …

23-02-2015 Hits:272 Car Reviews and News

Smartphones and satnavs 'i-sapping' car batteries

62 per cent of UK drivers are charging devices from their vehicle, with satellite navigation, smart phones and tablets featuring in the top five most energy-draining devices.Kwik Fit warns that...

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International debut for third Qoros mode…

23-02-2015 Hits:265 Car Reviews and News

International debut for third Qoros model

The new Qoros 3 City SUV is designed for a metropolitan lifestyle, perfect, says the company, 'for urban cruising and country driving'. Its design is distinguished by its increased ground...

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New Hyundai i20 Coupe pricing revealed

23-02-2015 Hits:279 Car Reviews and News

New Hyundai i20 Coupe pricing revealed

The SE trim, which includes standard features such as 16" alloy wheels; Bluetooth connectivity; cruise control with speed limiter; rear parking sensors; and rear spoiler while the Sport derivative benefit...

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Facelifted Toyota Auris set for Geneva

23-02-2015 Hits:279 Car Reviews and News

Facelifted Toyota Auris set for Geneva

The Auris gets a refreshed design, together with an upgraded cabin and new comfort and safety equipment features. The hybrid powertrain, which accounted for around half of all Auris sales...

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New Kia cee'd GT Line set for Geneva deb…

20-02-2015 Hits:258 Car Reviews and News

New Kia cee'd GT Line set for Geneva debut

In addition to a range of visual upgrades, the new cee'd GT Line signifies the arrival of Kia's all-new downsized 1.0-litre T-GDi (turbo gasoline direct injection) engine and new seven-speed...

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Vauxhall reveals upside-down Corsa sculp…

20-02-2015 Hits:264 Car Reviews and News

Vauxhall reveals upside-down Corsa sculpture

Following 2014's 'floating building' in Covent Garden, the latest installment suspends a new Vauxhall Corsa 15 feet in the air at London's Southbank Centre. The installation 'peels' back 15 metres...

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Toyota creates special Mr Tickle edition…

20-02-2015 Hits:262 Car Reviews and News

Toyota creates special Mr Tickle edition Yaris

Raising laughs and money for Comic Relief, the strictly one-off Mr Tickle Yaris comes as part of Toyota's role as official Red Nose Day partners. The Yaris really does react...

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Facelifted Peugeot 208 revealed

19-02-2015 Hits:270 Car Reviews and News

Facelifted Peugeot 208 revealed

There are tweaks to the styling, fresh exterior colour choices and a range of personalisation options as well as new equipment with safety, assistance and lifestyle systems like Active City...

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Infiniti QX30 Concept shown ahead of Gen…

19-02-2015 Hits:250 Car Reviews and News

Infiniti QX30 Concept shown ahead of Geneva

The crossover concept hints at a future premium compact vehicle and gives a 'strong indication' of the brand's commitment to the segment. Infiniti says the QX30 combines the sleek lines...

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Female drivers have a heavier foot in re…

19-02-2015 Hits:263 Car Reviews and News

Female drivers have a heavier foot in rental cars

That's according to a nationwide study of driving habits by Telematics technology provider, In-Car Cleverness. The vehicular technologies company monitored the hire of more than 10,000 rental cars over a...

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Upgraded VW Sharan set for Geneva

19-02-2015 Hits:246 Car Reviews and News

Upgraded VW Sharan set for Geneva

Although externally almost unchanged, new convenience and assistance systems have been added to the MPV along with a range of infotainment options enabling full connectivity to many smartphones and tablets....

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Kia SPORTSPACE set for Geneva debut

18-02-2015 Hits:268 Car Reviews and News

Kia SPORTSPACE set for Geneva debut

Created for long distance driving, the concept has been designed for fast and efficient travel with 'maximum comfort and minimal stress', says Kia.Designed at Kia's Frankfurt design studio, under the...

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All-new Honda HR-V on the way

18-02-2015 Hits:269 Car Reviews and News

All-new Honda HR-V on the way

Honda describes the HR-V as a crossover car that combines sculpted lines of a coupe and the versatility of an MPV, with 'the tough, solid stance of a robust SUV'....

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All-new Hyundai Tucson revealed

18-02-2015 Hits:246 Car Reviews and News

All-new Hyundai Tucson revealed

Replacing the ix35, the all-new Hyundai Tucson will feature 'high levels of design, quality and technology'.With an SUV profile and strong proportions, the front of the SUV includes the Hyundai...

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nanoFlowcell reveals QUANTiNO low-voltag…

18-02-2015 Hits:282 Car Reviews and News

nanoFlowcell reveals QUANTiNO low-voltage car

Measuring 3.91 metres in length, and running on 22-inch wheels, the QUANTiNO is the smaller brother of the QUANT E and the QUANT F electric vehicles.Sporty, dynamic, yet with a...

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Nissan shows 370Z Nismo Roadster in Chic…

17-02-2015 Hits:297 Car Reviews and News

Nissan shows 370Z Nismo Roadster in Chicago

The custom vehicle combines the long list of 370Z Nismo Coupe performance equipment with a modified 370Z Roadster body and interior. "The idea of adding Nismo levels of look, feel...

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Revamped Toyota Avensis set for Geneva

17-02-2015 Hits:308 Car Reviews and News

Revamped Toyota Avensis set for Geneva

The new Avensis has been styled at Toyota's ED2 design studio in the South of France and developed by the company's R&D centre in Brussels. It will be built by...

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2016 Range Rover Evoque teased

17-02-2015 Hits:278 Car Reviews and News

2016 Range Rover Evoque teased

The Evoque will be the first Land Rover to feature full LED adaptive headlamps when it makes its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show on 3 March 2015. The...

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DS 5 gets brand new face

17-02-2015 Hits:292 Car Reviews and News

DS 5 gets brand new face

New features include a sculpted, vertical grille with the DS identity replacing the Citroen badging, full LED Xenon headlights, a touchdrive interface and a range of new high-performance engines.The front...

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Mountain Vibe previews new Citroen Berli…

16-02-2015 Hits:298 Car Reviews and News

Mountain Vibe previews new Citroen Berlingo Multispace

Combining practical features with fun and adventure, Citroen says the 'cheery and functional concept model opens up new possibilities for freedom and escape'. A bold exterior design gives the vehicle...

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Alfa Romeo adds two models to MiTo range

16-02-2015 Hits:305 Car Reviews and News

Alfa Romeo adds two models to MiTo range

The entry-level MiTo Progression comes equipped as standard with air conditioning; leather steering wheel and gear shifter; Alfa's Uconnect five-inch colour touch screen infotainment system with Bluetooth; voice recognition; USB...

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Mercedes unveils SL Mille Miglia 417

16-02-2015 Hits:292 Car Reviews and News

Mercedes unveils SL Mille Miglia 417

The SL Special Edition Mille Miglia 417, so called as the SL that day wore race number 417, finished the event in 11 hours, 29 minutes and 21 seconds, covering...

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Audi RS 3 Sportback pricing confirmed

16-02-2015 Hits:310 Car Reviews and News

Audi RS 3 Sportback pricing confirmed

The most powerful production five-cylinder engine in Audi RS history powers the new model with 367PS and 465Nm, for a 0 - 62mph time of 4.3 seconds - 0.3 seconds...

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Second Mark 2 by Callum in production

13-02-2015 Hits:287 Car Reviews and News

Second Mark 2 by Callum in production

The first car, a Mark 2 redesigned by Jaguar's Design Director Ian Callum and re-engineered by CMC for his own personal use, was unveiled at the opening of the company's...

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Government announces changes to Plug-in …

13-02-2015 Hits:275 Car Reviews and News

Government announces changes to Plug-in Car Grant

The PiCG changes, which take effect from 1 April 2015, recognise the technological and environmental progress that vehicles have made since the original grant was announced in 2010 and provide...

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Dynamo and 500X begin UK tour

13-02-2015 Hits:294 Car Reviews and News

Dynamo and 500X begin UK tour

Having already visited 68 European cities, the UK leg of the tour brings the FIAT 500X and Dynamo's immersive VR experience to London's Covent Garden on February 13 and 14,...

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Subaru Forester SUV named Best Family 4x…

13-02-2015 Hits:290 Car Reviews and News

Subaru Forester SUV named Best Family 4x4

The Forester has previously fared well in these awards, claiming the same accolade in 2014, while in 2013, off-roading specialist publication 4x4 Magazine also crowned the Forester 'Mid-size SUV of...

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Nissan LEAF gets glow-in-the-dark paint

12-02-2015 Hits:305 Car Reviews and News

Nissan LEAF gets glow-in-the-dark paint

The Japanese company worked with inventor Hamish Scott, creator of STARPATH, which is a spray-applied coating that absorbs UV energy during the day so that it glows for between eight...

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Renault Megane GT 220 unveiled

12-02-2015 Hits:315 Car Reviews and News

Renault Megane GT 220 unveiled

Powered by a 220 hp version of the Renaultsport 2.0-litre turbo engine and featuring a Renaultsport-engineered chassis and 18-inch 'Serdard' alloy wheels, prices for the new GT line-up start at...

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Volkswagen and TomTom sign multi-year de…

12-02-2015 Hits:324 Car Reviews and News

Volkswagen and TomTom sign multi-year deal

The service will feature initially in Audi and Volkswagen with no word yet as to whether it will eventually be rolled out across the whole of the VW group which...

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Nissan adds n-tec to Note line-up

12-02-2015 Hits:317 Car Reviews and News

Nissan adds n-tec to Note line-up

Following the launch of the n-tec trim on the X-Trail, Qashqai and Pulsar, the new Note n-tec sits between the range-topping Tekna and mid-grade Acenta Premium. Featuring extra technology, safety...

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Lennon's floral Rolls-Royce recreated

11-02-2015 Hits:312 Car Reviews and News

Lennon's floral Rolls-Royce recreated

Having delivered the freshly painted Phantom (Reg No: FJB 111C) to John Lennon's house on May 25th 1967, J P Fallon followed the car with interest when it was eventually...

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BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer to debut in Gen…

11-02-2015 Hits:306 Car Reviews and News

BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer to debut in Geneva

The big brother to the recently launched 2 Series Active Tourer offers plenty of space, versatility and seating for up to seven. Aimed at the requirements of young families, the...

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UK to lead driverless car development

11-02-2015 Hits:319 Car Reviews and News

UK to lead driverless car development

Up to now, the scope for testing driverless cars has been limited, but today industry has been given the green light for testing on public roads.The UK's regulatory environment now...

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Pay for fuel with your smartphone

11-02-2015 Hits:316 Car Reviews and News

Pay for fuel with your smartphone

The new scheme offers UK customers a 'fill up and go' smartphone service via either the Shell Motorist App or PayPal App - offering a simple and secure way to...

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Recalled Suzuki Celerio fix imminent

11-02-2015 Hits:327 Car Reviews and News

Recalled Suzuki Celerio fix imminent

The recall on April 2nd - one day after going on sale in the UK - relates to an error in the retraction of the brake pedal, when tested by...

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Metrocab becomes first range extended el…

11-02-2015 Hits:281 Car Reviews and News

Metrocab becomes first range extended electric London Taxi

Built by Frazer-Nash Research and Ecotive, the first few examples are already on the streets of London transporting fare-paying customers around the capital for the first time. The first London...

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Aston Martin DB5 sells for world record …

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Aston Martin DB5 sells for world record £1.4 million

Synonymous with Britain and British film heroes, Aston Martin has produced iconic motor cars throughout its decades of manufacture - arguably none more so than those designed in the David...

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Kia teases new D-segment concept

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Kia teases new D-segment concept

The D-segment model is the 11th concept car created by Kia's European design studio, and has been designed as a 'spacious and versatile accessory to an active lifestyle'.Penned in Frankfurt,...

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Renault Clio adds GT Line Look Pack

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Renault Clio adds GT Line Look Pack

Available on Dynamique MediaNav and Dynamique S MediaNav (90 hp 0.9-litre TCe and 90 hp 1.5 dCi engine versions) the pack costs £400. It adds GT Anthracite alloy wheels (16-inch...

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Southern Group Karting boosts Air Ambula…

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Southern Group Karting boosts Air Ambulance charity

Group chairman Sue Baker was able to hand over a cheque for £4,350 - easily topping 2014's total of £3,325.This year's event was also, by common consent, even better, with...

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SEAT launches fastest-ever production ca…

09-02-2015 Hits:310 Car Reviews and News

SEAT launches fastest-ever production car

Priced at £4,200, the Ultimate Sub8 Performance Pack mirrors the precise specification of the sporty SEAT which became the first front-wheel-drive production car to dip under the magic eight-minute Nürburgring...

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Renault adds range-topping Twingo

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Renault adds range-topping Twingo

Featuring the previously optional Sport Pack as standard, it's powered by the 90 hp 0.9-litre TCe turbocharged petrol engine fitted to the former top model, the Dynamique TCe 90.Standard features unique...

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Toyota opens 9th Dream Car Art Contest

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Toyota opens 9th Dream Car Art Contest

Toyota worked with Rotor Studios which produced the video for the 9th contest, depicting playful children letting their imagination run free and visualising the car of their dreams. The global...

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Jaguar Land Rover to star in new James B…

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Jaguar Land Rover to star in new James Bond movie

The cars have been provided by Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations for use in the 24th Bond adventure, from Albert R. Broccoli's EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Sony Pictures Entertainment. ...

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Suzuki iK-2 and iM-4 set for Geneva

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Suzuki iK-2 and iM-4 set for Geneva

The iK-2 is a compact sized car - developed with a theme of 'Harmonised Force', says Suzuki. By combining all of the key elements expected in a car of this...

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Infiniti teases new QX30 SUV

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Infiniti teases new QX30 SUV

The QX30 Concept is described as a design vision that will inspire a new premium compact crossover, targeting a new generation of customers.Set to be revealed at Infiniti's Geneva press...

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Kia Trail'ster to debut in Chicago

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Kia Trail'ster to debut in Chicago

The vehicle for 'city-dweller-turned-outdoor-adventurer' features a bold design with a fully retractable canvas roof and integrated rear electric all-wheel drive system.The turbocharged Trail'ster takes the Kia Soul EV to a...

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Porsche adds Aerokit to 911 Turbo models

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Porsche adds Aerokit to 911 Turbo models

This performance package includes a new, distinctive front spoiler panel and a completely redesigned rear lid that has a fixed trailing edge with side winglets and a retractable rear wing...

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Manufacturer warranties come under scrut…

06-02-2015 Hits:339 Car Reviews and News

Manufacturer warranties come under scrutiny

Mitsubishi, Renault, Subaru, Hyundai and Kia all now offer warranties ranging from four to seven years from the initial purchase date. However, a closer examination of the small print reveals...

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Skoda Superb SE Business gets free upgra…

05-02-2015 Hits:337 Car Reviews and News

Skoda Superb SE Business gets free upgrades

The upgraded model now comes with full leather upholstery and heated front seats as standard. The extra additions builds on the cars already standard features such as 17-inch alloy wheels,...

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MINI adds Sport Pack to Hatch range

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MINI adds Sport Pack to Hatch range

The new Sport Pack adds styling and performance equipment to the MINI Hatch's standard specification list. Available on all models, the Pack adds the likes of bonnet stripes, sport suspension,...

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Toyota return to rallying with Yaris WRC

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Toyota return to rallying with Yaris WRC

The car was developed and tested by Toyota Motorsport (TMG) at its technical centre in Cologne. Over the next two years TMG will continue the test programme with its Yaris...

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Hyundai i10 gets flagship Premium SE

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Hyundai i10 gets flagship Premium SE

The new Premium SE model will offer levels of comfort and technology 'usually found in the segment above' says Hyundai.Priced at £11,995 on-the-road (OTR) for the manual gearbox, and £12,650...

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Ford reveals all-new Focus RS

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Ford reveals all-new Focus RS

Powered by a 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine, tuned to produce well in excess of 320PS, the hot hatch was developed by a small team of Ford Performance engineers in Europe and...

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New Vauxhall Corsa VXR to debut in Genev…

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New Vauxhall Corsa VXR to debut in Geneva

Featuring the revised design, technology and chassis showcased in the recently launched New Corsa, Vauxhall says the VXR is set to raise the bar for small, fast hatchbacks when it...

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Porsche unveils Cayman GT4

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Porsche unveils Cayman GT4

The first GT model based on the mid-engined, two-seat Cayman coupe shares its components with the 911 GT3, and recorded a lap time of 7 min 40 sec around the...

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Sales of diesel fuel additives soar

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Sales of diesel fuel additives soar

That's according to high street retailer Halfords, who saw sales of the products spike dramatically last week as Channel 4 aired an episode of Dispatches entitled 'The Great Car Con'...

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BMW fixes security flaw to stop hackers

03-02-2015 Hits:323 Car Reviews and News

BMW fixes security flaw to stop hackers

The BMW Group's ConnectedDrive software was updated in response to reports from the German Automobile Association ADAC identifying a potential security gap when data was transmitted. BMW says the new...

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Renault unveils all-new Kadjar

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Renault unveils all-new Kadjar

Available with either four- or two-wheel-drive and a footprint 4.45 metres long x 1.84 metres wide, the Kadjar's new lighting signature 'characterises the brand's mid-range and high-end models', says Renault.The...

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