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Review: The Lexus CT 200h

February 25, 2012 by

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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 by

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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 by

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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 by

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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 by

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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 […]

Record Turnout for ‘London’s Biggest Show on Wheels’

September 5, 2011 by

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London now hosts the most popular motoring event in the capital after the second Chelsea AutoLegends. The event, which took place on Sunday, celebrated the swinging sixties and attracted over 8,000 guests despite a downpour half way through the day. Le Mans driver for Peugeot, Anthony Davidson said: “It’s great that London now has a […]

Clarion propels in-car entertainment to new heights

August 9, 2011 by

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Looking for the ultimate in in-car entertainment? Look no further then the latest gadgets from Clarion, available for either standard or double sized dashboard apertures. The ‘standard’ sized NZ501E unit features a 6.2” motorised flip-out screen, and its sister, the larger NX501E receiver with integral 7” screen, support AM/FM radio, CD, DVD and MP3 playback. […]