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Review: The Lexus CT 200h

February 25, 2012

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The CT 200h is the first luxury hybrid compact car on the market. It comes with a range of hi-tech features that can be confusing to use at times but overall the car provides a very enjoyable ride, fitting with its luxury car branding. Overall Rating: Performance The 1.8 litre petrol engine is well-balanced despite […]

What Car? Car of the Year Awards 2012

January 12, 2012

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The 35th annual What Car? Car of the Year awards ceremony took place last night at the Grosvenor Hotel, London. Around 1,500 industry professionals came together to celebrate the achievements of the motoring world. The awards reflected a good year for the German car market with 10 of the 16 awards going to the likes […]

First Drive: The 430bhp Audi R8

January 6, 2012

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First Drive Rating: At £87k the 4.2 litre, 430bhp Audi R8 is certainly not the cheapest car in the ‘real world’ but in the ‘supercar world’ it’s one of the cheapest you can buy. The problem with that is, if you’re lucky enough to be able to wander the supercar world, would you really go […]

Review: The New VW Tiguan

December 22, 2011

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The New Tiguan from Volkswagen combines a fun drive with a wide range of safety features. The high driving position, relatively small size and practicality make this mini-mpv an ideal choice for urban commutes and short journeys. Overall Rating: Performance The 2.0 litre, 140bhp turbo diesel version of the Tiguan offers a respectable amount of […]

Vettel leads Red Bull to victory

October 16, 2011

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Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber secured spots on the podium at today’s Korean Grand Prix, giving Red Bull Racing-Renault its second consecutive constructors’ world title. Vettel took his tenth win of the year, over 12 seconds ahead of Lewis Hamilton, with Webber just one second further behind. Head of Renault Sport F1 […]

Tweets, Twitter and the Retweet

September 18, 2011

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Over the past few months I’ve found myself talking to people and businesses about the social media phenomena that is Twitter and it seems even the sceptics are starting to come around. Perhaps you’re one of the people that stood up, took notice of the site as it aided a nation in overthrowing its government […]

The iPad 2; worth the money or a waste of time?

September 8, 2011

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The iPad 2 has been in the UK for around six months now and has nestled into our daily routine with ease. Whether you think it’s simply genius or a waste of our time is almost irrelevant as Apple sold 9.25 million iPads during the  last quarter, a 183 percent unit increase over the year-ago […]