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Car Reviews, Hatchback, Hot Hatch Corner

Suzuki Swift Sport Review – Hot hatch perfection

20 Nov , 2012  

Ok it may not be a hot hatch in terms of BHP; the Swift Sport comes with 136hp so it’s more of a warm hatch. At £13,500, it’s a bargain for the money. One thing I love about the Swift Sport is the fact that there is only one trim level, no long list of […]

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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 […]

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Vauxhall helps make car insurance affordable

17 Nov , 2012  

Vauxhall have teamed up with Ingenie a young drivers insurance company. The partnership aims to provide 17 to 25 year-old Vauxhall drivers, of both new and used cars, with more affordable insurance and the benefits of ingenie’s black box technology, which acts as a co-pilot. Key areas of driving are assessed including speed, cornering, braking and […]

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2013 Nissan GTR Nismo GT3 released

17 Nov , 2012  

Nissan motorsports has announced the official release of the 2013 GTR GT3 race car. Nismo have taken valuable data brought back from these races, in addition to the dyno, track tests, and customer feedback, to enhance its competitiveness and performance. Improvements are: New camshaft timing Moving parts in the engine reinforced Several aerodynamic modifications (added canards […]

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SEAT Mii turns into a pink Miinx

12 Nov , 2012  

Dales SEAT in Cornwall has created a pink Mii. The bright pink Vinyl wrapped Mii is in support of breast cancer with a donation being given with every car sold. Deep Black 3 door Sport Mii underneath the wrap Lights tinted with transulcent film £100 donated with each car sold Price from £11,500 Buyers nationwide […]

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SLS AMG Coupé Black Series unleashed

12 Nov , 2012  

Today Mercedes-AMG announced the much spied SLS Black Edition. Inspired by the GT3 race car the black series will go on sale June 2013 with no pricing as of yet. The best of the rest: 631HP at 7400rpm 6.3 litre V8 0-62 in just 3.6 seconds Top speed 196MPH 20.6MPG Power to weight of  2.45 kg/hp […]

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Multi million £ 1930’s racer takes pole at NEC Classic

12 Nov , 2012  

A very special car will be on display at this weekends NEC Classic Motor Show – The 1939 two-stage supercharged V12 Auto Union D-type, that battled the Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows 75 years ago, will be showcased on the Classic & Sports Car magazine stand in Hall 9, courtesy of Audi Tradition. Much has been written […]

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Car Reviews, Coupe, Sports

Toyota GT86 Review – The drivers dream?

10 Nov , 2012  

We recently had the pleasure of driving the Toyota GT86, co-developed with Subaru, its being billed as a back to basics pure drivers car. The model we drove cost £27,795 which included nearly £3k of extra options. These were: Touch and go Sat-Nav at £750, Metallic paint at £450, and Leather/Alcantara heated sports seats, at […]

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Facelift Ibiza Cupra unveiled

5 Nov , 2012  

Today Seat have shown off its new CUPRA Ibiza. It will start arriving in January 2013 at a rather pricey £18,825. 0-62 in 6.9 Seconds 47.9MPG average 1.4 TSI engine 180PS and 250Nm of torque DSG quick-shifting gearbox SEAT Portable system as standard Features as standard include: Climate Control, automatic wipers, bi-xenon headlamps, LED DRL’s, […]