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The New Audi A3 Range Under The Spotlight
The revised Audi A3 range is available to order now and the first customers will be taking delivery in a few days time. In order to see what has changed, Audi staged a 'Drive Event' to showcase their…
Andy Harris
500C - The Chic City Cabrio From Fiat
By Andy Harris
Motoring and Property Editor

I am quite sure that when Fiat's team of designers created the stylish new 500C, they had a particular type of buyer in mind. Young, cool, urban-based and most likely female.

It therefore doesn't…

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Mon 27th Jun, 2016 | 9:39am

Skoda UK Celebrates Sporting Heritage - 15 Years Of vRS Models

Bonneville Record-Breaking Octavia vRS
Bonneville Record-Breaking Octavia vRS
ŠKODA's rich sporting and performance history reaches a historic milestone in 2016 with the 15th anniversary of the vRS brand in the UK. Since the first Octavia vRS arrived in showrooms back…

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Fri 17th Jun, 2016 | 5:56pm

Team JCT600 And Yorkshireman Sam Tordoff Take BTCC Championship Lead


Team JCT600 with GardX took over the lead of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship with a sensational performance at the fourth event of the 2016 season at Oulton Park in Cheshire.

Sam…

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Wed 8th Jun, 2016 | 10:04am

Volkswagen Golf SV Road Test - Compact SUV With A Touch Of Class


Volkswagen Golf SV Road Test - Compact SUV With A Touch Of Class
The Volkswagen Golf has been providing quality family transportation for some four decades. Its appeal lies in its classless image,…

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Thu 2nd Jun, 2016 | 9:34am

Suzuki Baleno - UK Launch Review


Suzuki's reputation for producing quality cars at affordable prices continues apace. Hot on the heels of the excellent Vitara comes the new Baleno, a city car charged with taking on some strong…

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Wed 25th May, 2016 | 4:44pm

Renault Kadjar - A Week Behind The Wheel


I have owned quite a few Renaults during my long motoring career. A couple of Espace models did sterling service when my sons were little and my wife had a '5', a Clio and a '19'.

Over the…

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Thu 19th May, 2016 | 8:54am

Vauxhall Sets Date For Annual Heritage Centre Open Day

Vauxhall Heritage 1931-2
Vauxhall Heritage 1931-2
Vauxhall Motors' 113 years of history will be laid bare next month as its ever-popular Heritage Centre Open Day is confirmed for 2016.

On Sunday 12th June, Vauxhall's 73-strong collection of…

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Mon 16th May, 2016 | 10:44am

Mustang Magnificence - Living The American Dream


The Ford Mustang has now been around for over 50 years and whilst early iterations still set the pulses racing, it would be fair to say that some models are entirely forgettable. Always a rare…

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Sat 30th Apr, 2016 | 10:01am

Elite Sports & Performance Car Show Set To Be Bigger & Better Than Ever


Five years ago car enthusiast David Robinson staged his first car show. Some 30 cars attended and a good time was had by all.

The event has continued to grow and this year, for the first time,…

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Tue 26th Apr, 2016 | 9:30am

Charity Dreamcar Event At Croft Circuit In Aid Of NSPCC


Jason Holman, an NSPCC supporter in Leeds, is set to stage The Dreamcar Event to raise much needed funds for the charity's work with children and young people and is inviting people to come along…

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Fri 22nd Apr, 2016 | 2:15pm

Bentley Continental GT Speed


There are certain drives you can't help but look forward to; there are others you'll never forget. And then of course there are both.

Recently I returned late to Manchester Airport due to my…

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Sat 18th Jun, 2016 | 6:03pm

Madza6 Sport Nav Tourer - Estate Car Excellence


The Mazda6 received a nip and tuck last year and although I managed a brief spin at a regional drive event, a week behind the wheel has allowed me to get better acquainted.

Exterior changes were…

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Thu 16th Jun, 2016 | 2:12pm

Clubman - The Grown Up MINI, Now With ALL4 Option


BMW must be delighted with the success of the MINI brand. What started over a decade ago as a modern day incarnation of Alec Issigonis's 60s icon, has gone on to spawn a plethora of worthy…

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Tue 7th Jun, 2016 | 8:00am

McLaren 570 GT - 24 Hours On The Island Of Eternal Spring


Certain invitations are simply too good to refuse. "Would you care to join us...?" read McLaren Automotive's email "for the launch of our all-new 570GT next week. We'll be based at the Ritz…

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Mon 30th May, 2016 | 12:37pm

Hayfever And Driving - Help And Advice


A runny nose, headache and constant sneezing - these are just a few of the symptoms hay fever sufferers deal with during the summer. These symptoms can affect motorists in a number of ways.

Here's…

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Fri 20th May, 2016 | 2:01pm

What's New From BMW For Summer 2016?

BMW m140i
BMW m140i
What's New From BMW For Summer 2016?

New 340hp BMW M140i and BMW 240i M Performance models top BMW 1 and 2 Series ranges.
BMW 1 Series and BMW 2 Series now benefit from more powerful,…

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Wed 18th May, 2016 | 1:51pm

VUHL 05 Lightweight Supercar Officially On Sale In The UK


The VUHL 05 is now on sale in the UK, with the Mexican manufacturer showcasing its production specification lightweight supercar at the new London Motor Show in Battersea Park this week.

Back in…

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Thu 5th May, 2016 | 3:43pm

Nissan Turns Up The Heat With The Juke Nismo RS


The Nissan Juke has always been a head-turner. The striking crossover burst onto the motoring scene back in 2010 and has tempted many to leave behind their dull hatchbacks and boring saloons. Over…

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Fri 29th Apr, 2016 | 1:10pm

A Mover Not A Shaker - Audi's New R8 Spyder Unveiled


A landmark Audi location in the heart of London was the fitting backdrop for the UK debut of a new generation of the convertible super sports car - the all-new Audi R8 Spyder has taken centre…

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Tue 26th Apr, 2016 | 9:18am

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