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New Classic Car TV Show About To Launch
The first episode of The Classic Car Show will air at 7pm, Thursday February 5th on Channel 5. A ground-breaking new peak-time TV series, The Classic Car Show captures the passion, glamour and…

Planned Roadworks In Yorkshire And Humber: Weekly Summary For Monday 26 January To Sunday 1 February

photo - Highways Agency
photo - Highways Agency

M1 junction 28 to 31 and 32 to 35a, Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire/Yorkshire: Smart Motorway

Until winter 2016 there will be various restrictions in place on the M1 between junctions 28 and 35a to…

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Sat 24th Jan, 2015 | 11:00am

Skoda Fabia - UK Launch Review

The new Fabia from Skoda
The new Fabia from Skoda
It is a long time since I was last in Brighton. Always a bustling place, it is now busier than ever with a smart and contemporary feel to it.

Skoda chose the south coast resort for the UK launch…

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Wed 21st Jan, 2015 | 6:58pm

Pimped Up!

Club Up!
Club Up!
Volkswagen Retailers in the UK will begin taking orders for the Street up! and Club up! today, ahead of first deliveries in March, with prices starting from £11,995 (RRP OTR).

Both models…

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Fri 16th Jan, 2015 | 11:54am

Jaguar F-PACE - The New Sporting Crossover Confirmed For Production


Jaguar has confirmed it will introduce an all-new model to the Jaguar line-up, to go on-sale in 2016, named the Jaguar F-PACE.

Ian Callum, Director of Design, Jaguar, commented:

"We received…

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Tue 13th Jan, 2015 | 8:42am

Volvo Boldly Enters New Segment With S60 Cross Country


Volvo Cars is stepping up to meet the demands of its core customers with the unveiling of the exciting S60 Cross Country at the Detroit Auto Show.

Back in 1997, when Volvo was the first premium…

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Fri 9th Jan, 2015 | 9:25am

Hyundai Santa Fe Premium SE


The Santa Fe is the flagship of the current Hyundai range, now in its third generation. My range-topping test car needed to impress, weighing in at a fairly hefty £36,015, which included…

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Tue 6th Jan, 2015 | 9:57am

Mitsubishi L200 Challenger


Mitsubishi Motors has just announced the arrival of the new L200 Challenger - the best value for money pick-up ever from the Japanese company.

The Mitsubishi L200 pioneered the pick-up segment…

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Thu 1st Jan, 2015 | 1:42pm

The New Nissan Juke NISMO RS Revealed


The time has finally come for Nissan to unleash its sportiest Juke ever - the Juke NISMO RS. Prices start from £21,650 OTR, the arrival of the new car in UK showrooms marks the eighth new…

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Mon 29th Dec, 2014 | 6:17pm

Porsche Boxster - The Latest Model Under The Spotlight


There can be no doubting the sales success of Porsche's Boxster. Introduced way back in 1996, aficionados and purists rather scoffed at this new mid-engined interloper and even today, many dismiss…

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Mon 29th Dec, 2014 | 6:01pm

Santa's Sleigh Gets An Upgrade


For too long, Santa's been struggling along with his old-fashioned, wooden sleigh, so online metals retailer Metals4U have created the Gadget Sleigh 900 (GS-900) to help make the big man's job…

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Wed 17th Dec, 2014 | 3:32pm

Andy Harris
Depreciation - How To Minimise Losses Come Resale Time
By Andy Harris
Motoring and Property Editor
Audi A1 - strong image, good resale value
Audi A1 - strong image, good resale value


No one likes wasting money! Buy a car with the wrong specification and it is all too easy to lose thousands. Personal freedom will always come at a price, just make sure it is one you can afford…

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Thu 22nd Jan, 2015 | 10:57am

Fiat 500 i-Deal Gives Young Drivers A Break


For almost three quarters of young drivers, the costs associated with car insurance means that the selection of cars they can actually afford to run is usually extremely limited and not very…

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Fri 16th Jan, 2015 | 4:20pm

All-New Ford GT Wows The Crowds In Detroit


Beginning production late next year, the GT hits the road in select global markets to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ford GT race cars placing 1-2-3 at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans.

"As we at…

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Wed 14th Jan, 2015 | 8:00am

Nissan Qashqai - A Safe Bet!


The Nissan Qashqai is the safest small family car you can buy, according to the independent testing organisation Euro NCAP. The award winning crossover scored more points for safety than any other…

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Mon 12th Jan, 2015 | 3:30pm

The New Volkswagen Amarok Ultimate Turns Up The Wow Factor!


Volkswagen's Amarok aims to appeal to customers who appreciate the finer things in life. So, to celebrate the very best the brand has to offer, buyers can now order the most luxurious version to…

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Tue 6th Jan, 2015 | 11:26am

Citroen C4 Cactus - Distinctive, Fun And Practical Too!


Citroen used to have a reputation for producing quirky and, some might say, idiosyncratic cars. Their current DS range (soon to be a standalone marque) shows that they have not completely lost the…

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Fri 2nd Jan, 2015 | 9:15am

Skoda Octavia Estate SE 4x4

Skoda Octavia Estate SE 4x4
Skoda Octavia Estate SE 4x4
No one makes Skoda jokes any more and for good reason. The Czech company's range of cars offers practicality, value for money and top-class Volkswagen Group reliability.

The latest Octavia Estate…

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Wed 31st Dec, 2014 | 4:28pm

Volkwagen Spices Up The Polo Range With The GTi Version


The latest generation of Volkswagen's Polo GTI made its debut at the Paris Motor Show in October and is now available to order from Retailers across the UK, with first customer deliveries due in…

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Mon 29th Dec, 2014 | 6:12pm

Croft Supercar Driving Experiences

Lamborghini Aventador Roadster - Photograph courtesy of Pete Gibson
Lamborghini Aventador Roadster - Photograph courtesy of Pete Gibson
Driving a full-blooded supercar the way its designers intended 'flat-out' is impossible on the road, thankfully there are places where you can experience what true speed and handling are all…

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Fri 19th Dec, 2014 | 4:06pm

New Jeep Renegade Arrives Early 2015


Pricing for the all-new Jeep Renegade small SUV has just been announced by Fiat Group Automobiles UK. Order books for this new addition to the Jeep range will open on 6 January 2015, ahead of its…

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Wed 17th Dec, 2014 | 9:00am

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