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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 sight…
Andy Harris
Nissan Turns Up The Heat With The Juke Nismo RS
By Andy Harris
Motoring and Property Editor

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

Suzuki Jimny - The Adventure Continues


Since first launched in 1998, the Suzuki Jimny has accumulated a major following of loyal owners around the world and with its practical look Jimny owners can really enjoy a quirky alternative to…

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Sat 19th Mar, 2016 | 10:45am

Range Rover Evoque Convertible - European Launch Review


Regular readers of my ramblings will know of my love for al fresco motoring, yet living in the wilds of rural North Yorkshire I need a car that can cope with mud, snow and flooded roads.

Land…

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Wed 16th Mar, 2016 | 7:30pm

Audi R8 - The Everyday Supercar You'll Want To Own


Back in 2007, Audi decided the time was right to show the world what it was truly made and it gave us the stunning R8. Launched to universal acclaim, I too was suitably impressed not only by the…

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Wed 2nd Mar, 2016 | 3:00pm

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

Pick-Up SsangYong's Latest Offering From Just 14,495


SsangYong is earning a solid reputation for value and quality, and now available is the Korando Sports 1 tonne pick-up.

Korean engineered and built, the Korando Sports has a reputation for…

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Tue 22nd Mar, 2016 | 10:08am

The Vauxhall Heritage Car Collection


I feel very blessed to be able to drive most of the latest cars, often in lovely locations and over an extended period. However, as a confirmed petrolhead, the chance to drive some lovely old cars…

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Fri 18th Mar, 2016 | 2:22pm

Fiat 500X Brings Some Italian Flair To The Crossover Class


The Fiat 500 has been a resounding success for Fiat, so much so that it has rather eclipsed all the other models that the Italian manufacturer makes. Total UK sales of over a quarter of a million…

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Tue 8th Mar, 2016 | 7:00am

Driverless Cars Could Increase Reliance On Roads


Driverless vehicles could intensify car use, reducing or even eliminating promised energy savings and environmental benefits, a study led by a University of Leeds researcher has warned.

Development…

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Fri 26th Feb, 2016 | 12:01am

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