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Geneva Show Stopper - McLaren 675LT
The McLaren 675LT, which made its global debut today at the 85th International Geneva Motor Show, will be the lightest, most powerful and fastest model in the McLaren Super Series, and also the most…
The McLaren 675LT
Andy Harris
Classic Cars - Why Buy When You Can Hire?
By Andy Harris
Motoring and Property Editor

It has been many years since I owned a classic car. My MGB Roadster was a youthful indulgence and was run on a very tiny budget, meaning most journeys were undertaken without any certainty of ever…

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Wed 25th Feb, 2015 | 12:41pm

Suzuki's All-New Vitara - Competitive Pricing, Comprehensively Equipped


Ever since its market launch in 1988, the Suzuki Vitara series has earned high acclaim for stylish, city oriented designs, compact and easy to manage dimensions, good on-road performance and…

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Wed 18th Feb, 2015 | 2:20pm

Madza6 Gets A Refresh


It's going to be a busy year for Mazda. A raft of new models is due to be launched, with an all-new MX-5 the obvious highlight.

The first model to receive some attention is the Mazda6, which has…

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Mon 16th Feb, 2015 | 8:19am

UK Fuel Prices Continue To Fall


UK motorists are revelling in some of the lowest fuel prices seen for years after average prices dipped below 110p per litre. These price cuts make a significant difference to the yearly consumer…

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Thu 12th Feb, 2015 | 8:33pm

Raft Of New Models From Mazda To Début In Geneva

The new Mazda CX-3
The new Mazda CX-3
Mazda's model offensive will go into overdrive at the 85th Geneva Motor Show in early March. The Japanese carmaker will showcase the all-new Mazda CX-3 - its fifth model launch in six months -…

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Fri 6th Feb, 2015 | 8:57am

Ford Mondeo - Bigger, Bolder, Better!


The long wait is over and the new Ford Mondeo is here. Originally expected way back in 2012, the global recession was at least partly responsible for the delay. So have the two extra years been…

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Tue 3rd Feb, 2015 | 2:38pm

Planned Roadworks In Yorkshire And Humber: Weekly Summary For Monday 2 February To Sunday 8 February

photo - West Midlands Police
photo - West Midlands Police


The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 28 January but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen…

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Fri 30th Jan, 2015 | 1:08pm

Land Rover Celebrates Hibernot With Great Winter BBQ


Land Rover hosted an outdoor winter BBQ in North Yorkshire last weekend as part of its spirited Hibernot campaign, which encourages families and friends to embrace the hidden treasures of winter.

S…

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Thu 29th Jan, 2015 | 9:18am

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

Depreciation - How To Minimise Losses Come Resale Time

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

Range Rover Evoque - New Engines, Updated Look

Range Rover Evoque
Range Rover Evoque
Land Rover has strengthened its fastest-selling model, the Range Rover Evoque. The luxury compact SUV features a comprehensive range of new design features and technologies to reinforce its status…

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Tue 24th Feb, 2015 | 9:33am

New UK Drug-Drive Laws - Know The Rules


New drug drive legislation comes into force from 2 March 2015 in England and Wales. So long as you are following the advice of a healthcare professional and your driving isn't impaired , you can…

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Tue 17th Feb, 2015 | 10:32am

Smart's New City-Slickers Hit The Streets


There can be no doubting the sales success of the Smart Car. Unveiled in 1999, the diminutive cars are now a familiar sight on our city streets.

With a combination of futuristic looks, compact…

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Sat 14th Feb, 2015 | 11:13am

Jaguar Land Rover Cars To Star In Latest Bond Film


Jaguar Land Rover has announced its line-up of vehicles set to feature in SPECTRE, the 24th James Bond adventure, from Albert R. Broccoli's EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Sony…

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Tue 10th Feb, 2015 | 10:38am

Tesla Ventures North With Opening Of New Cheshire Store

A Tesla in Knutsford
A Tesla in Knutsford
American electric car manufacturer Tesla has recently opened its first northern outpost in Knutsford, Cheshire.

Further plans are likely to include dealerships in Leeds and Newcastle Upon Tyne,…

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Wed 4th Feb, 2015 | 9:43am

Suzuki Celerio - All New City Car On Test


Suzuki has a much deserved reputation for being small car experts. The aging Alto has continued to sell well, helped in part by competitive pricing and the Swift continues to garner unbridled…

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Mon 2nd Feb, 2015 | 1:02pm

Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk - Aiming To Go Where No Cherokee Has Gone Before!


Jeep is enhancing the popular Cherokee range with the introduction to the UK of the first 'Trail Rated' version, the Trailhawk.

The most capable Jeep Cherokee model available, the 2015 Cherokee…

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Fri 30th Jan, 2015 | 8:00am

Amber Snow Alert In Place For Drivers Across The North

photo - Alan Levine
photo - Alan Levine
Following Met Office warnings for sleet, snow and high winds across the north the Highways Agency has now issued an Amber 'be aware' alert for snow lasting from 5pm today (Wednesday 28 January)…

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Wed 28th Jan, 2015 | 4:15pm

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 Showcaptures the passion, glamour and…

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Fri 23rd Jan, 2015 | 2:00pm

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

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