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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 Carlton…
Andy Harris
Suzuki Baleno - UK Launch Review
By Andy Harris
Motoring and Property Editor

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

The Hotly Anticipated Ford Focus RS - First Drive Review


The upper tiers of the hot hatch market have undergone a huge change within the last couple of years. Cars like the Volkswagen Golf R and the Honda Civic Type R now push performance boundaries…

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Tue 12th Apr, 2016 | 12:16pm

Jaguar Enters The Premium SUV Fray With Its New F-PACE


Jaguar is on a roll. Buoyed by investment from parent company Tata Motors, a raft of new models have flowed from the British manufacturer's factories.

Recent offerings have included the new XE and…

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Thu 7th Apr, 2016 | 10:00pm

Q30 - Infiniti's New Premium Hatch


European luxury car buyers are not short of home-grown products into which to invest their hard-earned cash. That being the case, Nissan's decision to launch its upmarket Infiniti brand in the UK…

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Tue 29th Mar, 2016 | 11:21am

Hyundai Tucson - Another Stylish SUV Joins The Fray


There can be no doubting the popularity of the smaller SUV and over the last six months there has been a rash of new arrivals, all aiming for a slice of this lucrative pie.

Hyundai have chosen to…

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Fri 25th Mar, 2016 | 4:00pm

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

A4 Avant - Audi's Stylish Family Hold-All On Test


For many business people, driving an Audi has become a default choice. Not as flashy as a Mercedes, less sports-orientated than a BMW, but undoubtedly a display of good taste.

The four linked…

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Mon 18th Apr, 2016 | 5:23pm

The Flying Scotsman Rally Journeys Through Yorkshire On The Way To Its Scottish Finale

Trina Walsh and Sue Shoosmith
Trina Walsh and Sue Shoosmith
The Flying Scotsman Rally will once again journey through Yorkshire, with 110 vintage cars, crewed by teams from all over the world, driving through the region on Friday 15th April as part of an…

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Mon 11th Apr, 2016 | 4:29pm

Electric Car Manufacturer Tesla Opens Leeds Store

The Tesla Model 3 - coming soon!
The Tesla Model 3 - coming soon!
In 2012, Tesla launched the Model S, the world's first premium electric saloon.

Built from the ground up to be 100 per cent electric, Model S has shaken up the market.

With room for seven…

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Sun 3rd Apr, 2016 | 10:58am

Jeep Sales Show A Strong Fight Back In The UK


Jeep has been struggling to sell cars in the UK for a number of years. What appeals in America hasn't always held the same allure in the UK and I 'm sure there was a time when the top brass…

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Mon 28th Mar, 2016 | 9:56am

HRH The Prince of Wales Meets Farmers Of The Future

Prince Charles talking to beneficiaries of the Prince's Countryside Fund
Prince Charles talking to beneficiaries of the Prince's Countryside Fund
Today, Wednesday 23rd March, HRH The Prince of Wales met with a group of Cumbrian young farmers learning practical flood resilience driving skills at the Rookin House Activity Centre near Penrith.

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Wed 23rd Mar, 2016 | 5:24pm

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