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KIA pro_cee’d GT revealed

27 Nov , 2012  

KIA have given a first glimpse of the upcoming 2013 pro_cee’d. The image is only a rendering but looks promising! It will be named the pro_cee’d GT and will be powered by a 1.6-litre turbocharged engine with a six speed gearbox. It will be launched in the second half of 2013.

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NEW MERCEDES-BENZ GL-CLASS

26 Nov , 2012  

Mercedes have announced the spec and pricing of its new mammoth GL 4×4. Production will start in January 2013. The specs are as follows: New GL is 21mm longer and 10mm taller than the outgoing model Boot capacity is increased by 60 litres GL 350 BlueTEC AMG Sport from £59,465 GL 350 BlueTEC will achieve […]

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SEAT Young Driver course helps accident rates

26 Nov , 2012  

As an alternative to the big brother MyKey that Ford are adopting, i think this is a much better alternative, and should be run free of charge for schools by all manufacturers. Road accident rate is reduced among young drivers that have completed the pioneering SEAT Young Driver programme Survey sample shows that teenage accident […]

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MX-5 gets a new face

26 Nov , 2012  

Mazda will be launching a refresh of the popular MX-5 from December 1st. Updates include: TomTom sat nav on MX-5 Sport Tech Nav models Aggressive new front grille and bumper Reduced drag around fog lights Improved pedestrian safety Modified throttle to improve responsiveness Improved brake return control and front-rear load distribution Auto dim rear view mirror […]

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Opel returns to motorsport

22 Nov , 2012  

Opel is returning to motor racing in the form of an internationally oriented rally program with the new Opel ADAM and a circuit series for the new Astra OPC that focusses on Germany. FIA R2 spec ADAM will race in the 2013 “ADAC Rally Masters” competition Astra OPC (VXR) will compete ina brand new trophy […]

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New Fiesta MyKey goes all big brother

22 Nov , 2012  

From December Ford will release an industry first system that enables parents to place restrictions on their kids driving. The system called MyKey enables the car to recognise multiple keys which are pre programmed with different settings. Some of these settings include: Limiting top speed Reduce maximum audio volume Disables the audio system altogether if belts aren’t being worn […]

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Facelift Peugeot RCZ gets pricing

20 Nov , 2012  

The fresh faced and handsome Peugeot RCZ has been given pricing today. Deliveries will start January 2013, with Sport trim starting at £21,595 (£385) over the old model. Whilst the GT trim level starts at £23,995. New options include: Matt black roof arches Cohiba Brown leather interior New body decals New alloy wheel options However […]

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Mercedes Benz “Intelligent Drive”

20 Nov , 2012  

Today Mercedes have announced a new set of safety features. They will first appear on the S-Class, and most likely roll out to other models over time. The new S-Class features a completely bulb-less lighting system, using LED’s all over the car, a world first. New safety features include: DISTRONIC PLUS with Steering Assist helps the driver to […]

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Skyfall DB5 prepped in Aston Martin Works

19 Nov , 2012  

The iconic Aston Martin DB5 that was featured in Skyfall was prepared at Aston Martin Works in Newport Pagnell. The brief was to ‘clone’ the DB5 owned by the makers of the Bond movies, EON Productions, to provide a second car for filming. The project started with sourcing an appropriate car, facilitated by Aston Martin […]

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Gold “Bolt” Nissan GTR Auction

19 Nov , 2012  

Nissan have created a one off Gold Nissan GTR, it is to celebrate the athletes achievements on the Olympic stage. All of the proceeds will go to the Usain Bolt Foundation, which was established to support educational and cultural opportunities for young people in Jamaica. The car will be auctioned on eBay motors and only […]

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Mercedes has the Ener-G-Force

17 Nov , 2012  

As part of a design study Mercedes have come up with an off roader for the year 2025. An environmentally friendly SUV, it would be fully capable of supporting police and emergency services in every corner of the world. The vehicle features: LEDs in the headlamps form lamp units in the shape of a G Radiator […]

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McLaren confirms 12C GT Can-Am edition

17 Nov , 2012  

Following the successful premiere of the one-off design study at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance earlier this summer, at an exclusive event ahead of the 2012 United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas, McLaren GT has confirmed plans for a limited production run of the track-focused 12C GT Can-Am Edition. The car […]