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All new 2017 Kia Rio gets Paris premiere

24 Aug , 2016  

Kia are going to announce the all new Rio at the Paris motor show next week. Expect it’s looks to closely mimic those of the pro Ceed, with angular lines and butch looks. Last year more than 473,000 Rio’s were sold around the world. Full unveiling occurs on the 29th in hall 3.

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Price & Spec Announced for 2017 Citroen C4 Picasso

24 Aug , 2016  

The new 2017 C4 Picasso and Grand C4 Picasso will go on sale from 1st September. Prices will start from £19,635 for the C4 Picasso and £21,935 for the C4 Grand Picasso. Both the new C4 Picasso and Grand C4 Picasso see a sharper facelift. 3D effect rear lights come as standard across the range. Two-toned paint on the […]

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Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Unveiled

20 Aug , 2016  

Mercedes have unveiled a new concept car with sub-brand Maybach called the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6. There’s some meaning in the name as the car’s stunning smooth body stretches nearly 6 meters. The exterior features a bold radiator grille which was inspired by a pinstriped suit. The radiator grille sees two feature lines flow down the entire length of the coupe […]

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We Break for the border with Great Escape Classics!

19 Aug , 2016  

Classic motoring isn’t for everyone. Often cold, mostly slow with a handful of breakdowns thrown in for good measure. But there are ways of sampling such fancies without committing a few thousand into what will ultimately be a bottomless pit. Great Escape Classics allow you to hire out aged motors on a daily basis, perfect […]

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SsangYong Tivoli XLV available from £18,250

19 Aug , 2016  

SsangYong have launched the Tivoli XLV, an extended body of its Tivoli SUV. The Tivoli XLV 1.6 diesel manual 2WD will be priced from £18,250 with automatic variant starting from £19,250. Manual 4×4 will be also available from £19,500 and £20,500 for the 4×4 with automatic transmission. Sharing the same platform as the Tivoli, the XLV […]

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Ford Aim to Sell Fully Autonomous Cars by 2021

18 Aug , 2016  

Ford have announced its plans sell fully autonomous cars in high-volume by 2021. Already Ford have tripled the amount of autonomous cars in testing and will aim to have about 30 self-driving cars by the end of this year. They also plan to triple the amount again in 2017. These autonomous cars are set to be […]

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2017 Range Rover Sport to get 4-Cylinder Engine

18 Aug , 2016  

Land Rover have announced a new efficient engine for the 2017 Range Rover Sport along with improved spec. The Range Rover Sport will introduce a new 2.0 litre 4-cylinder Ingenium diesel engine. An all-aluminium construction and advanced technology help to provide fuel consumption of 45.6mpg and CO2 emissions of 164 g/km, the cleanest and most efficient Range Rover Sport yet. […]

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SsangYong Korando LE Goes on Sale

17 Aug , 2016  

SsangYong’s attempt to keep the momentum going on their Korando crossover sees a new special edition model introduced called the LE. The Korando LE comes with a new 2.2 litre diesel Euro 6 engine in 2WD with either a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic gearboxes. They’ll be no 4WD. LE comes with extra spec such as 18” diamond cut […]

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BTCC 2016: Round 7 – Knockhill

16 Aug , 2016  

The BTCC arrived in Scotland under a cloud following the death of the series first champion “Gentleman” Jack Sears. Sears was honoured on the grid prior to the day’s first round with a minuet silence impeccably by the fans and drivers alike and followed by a minuets applause for the late two time Saloon Car […]

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Women Vs Men perspectives on Car Buying & Driving

16 Aug , 2016  

Men and women differ in their views when buying a used car A recent survey carried out by My Car Check, a used car checker service, has revealed that women much prefer to buy a car based on the total cost of ownership over anything else. Women were most influenced by sale price, then fuel […]

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Infiniti Announce Variable Compression Engine

15 Aug , 2016  

Infiniti has announced the world’s first variable compression ratio engine, something car manufacturers have been scratching their heads over for years. The engine has been in development for over 20 years. Named VC-T, it’s a four-cylinder turbocharged gasoline engine which is capable to self-adjust piston height. The compression ratio can range from 14:1 for high efficiency or 8:1 to suit high performance. […]

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Nissan Navara Gets Euro 6 Engine and Enhanced Spec

15 Aug , 2016  

Nissans class-leading Navara has been further enhanced with an eco-friendly Euro 6 engine and more spec. The new Euro 6 engine applies to the 190PS twin-turbo and 160PS single turbo versions of the 2.3-litre dCi diesel engines. CO2 emissions have been reduced to 159 g/km which is 8g/km less than the previous Euro 5 engine. Fuel consumption also sees an improvement with […]

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Honda Care Package competition!

12 Aug , 2016  

So, we have quite a bit of Honda gear to give away! The care package will keep you set up in JDM bliss for the foreseeable future.   Honda Care Package The loot includes: An official Type-R hoody in Large White Honda branded wayfarers An I <3 Honda sound activated light up bracelet A Honda […]

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Millions of Volkswagens susceptible to key hack

12 Aug , 2016  

The Usenix security conference kicks off later this week in Texas, a group of hackers and engineers have worked out exploits in wireless car key technology. Using a £50 Arduino kit they have been able to intercept the wireless signals sent from a cars key fob to the vehicle, allowing it to be unlocked. One […]

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First Images of the Skoda Kodiaq SUV

10 Aug , 2016  

Skoda have released teaser images of its upcoming large SUV, the Kodiaq. The images come ahead of its world premiere in Berlin on 1st September. Even though the few images don’t show a vast amount of the SUV, you get a pretty good idea how it will look like. The front end shows Skoda’s distinctive styling […]

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New Audi Q2 Now Available To Order

9 Aug , 2016  

The Audi Q2 is now available to order in the UK with Audi’s newest and smallest crossover expected to hit the roads in November. Prices will start from £22,380 and Audi are still set to announce more engines and an even lower starting price. The entry level three-cylinder 1.0 TFSI engine will be available later this year starting […]

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