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Usain Bolt Nissan GTR sold for $187,100

15 Dec , 2012  

Nissan has raised $193,000 from auctioning off all of its Usain Bolt merchandise. The one off “Bolt Gold” Nissan GTR was on auction for 10 days, culminating in a bid of $187,100 USD from an Australian. 100 people bid on the nine items of Bolt merchandise that sold for a total of $6,091. All of […]

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Fiat Panda 4×4 announced

15 Dec , 2012  

Fiat has revealed its first new rugged Pandas. The Panda 4×4, and Panda Trekking will be added to the latest third generation Panda lineup. The meaty bits: 4×4 starts at £13,950 0.9 TwinAir with 85hp 1.3 16v MultiJet diesel also availble Two wheel drive trekking version starts at £12,450 Body coloured 4×4 style bumpers Satin […]

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Mini John Cooper Works Paceman

15 Dec , 2012  

Today Mini announced the John Cooper Works Paceman, an “elite performance model based on Mini’s first Compact Activity Coupé. The facts are: 218HP 1,598cc twin scroll turbo charged engine 280Nm of torque Chassis tweaked by JCW High performance JCW braking system Standard ALL4 all wheel drive system 50% power can be sent to the rear […]

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2013 Maserati Quattroporte

12 Dec , 2012  

Maserati have announced the 2013 Quattroporte specs. The flagship of the Maserati product range, the Quattroporte, is larger, lighter, more luxurious and more practical than the globally acclaimed car it replaces. The details: 191MPH top speed 3.8 litre V8 and a 3.0 litre V6 option, both twin turbo All new engine designs assembled at Ferrari in […]

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New Skoda Octavia

12 Dec , 2012  

Today saw the release of the third generation Octavia. It offers “middle-class qualities at compact-car price” as well as having a “Refined appearance: clear, precise and timeless design” Here are the facts: Interior length of 1,782 mm 73mm of knee room 980mm of rear headroom 590 litre capacity boot New model is 90mm longer and […]

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MG6 BTCC Edition relesed

12 Dec , 2012  

Following MG’s successful return to the UK’s favourite saloon car championship, they have decided to release a special edition. The MG6 BTCC Edition will have: Matt black roof 18″ Alloys Gloss black sills Gloss black mirror covers Exclusive lower front air dam Exclusive rear bumper and rear spoiler Two colours available – Arctic White or Union Blue 1.8 Litre turbo […]

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Honda Compact Urban SUV Concept

12 Dec , 2012  

Honda will be making a world début at the 2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) on 14 January. The URBAN SUV CONCEPT, teased in a sketch, is a global concept model which combines a sporty and dynamic SUV profile with a spacious interior utilising Honda’s centre-tank layout, creating a highly functional design. The concept will be introduced […]

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Britains De Icing habits

10 Dec , 2012  

Autoglym  have conducted research into what Britons use to De Ice their cars with. The results are pretty worrying! Almost a quarter (23.9%) of motorists have used their credit card to clear frost from their car More than 15% of those surveyed have also used boiling water to melt ice from their windscreen, putting it […]

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Porsche 991 GT3 Cup released

10 Dec , 2012  

The Porsche 911 GT3 Cup is the most successful race car in the world. Since 1998, 2,395 units of the near standard vehicle for customer racing have been produced. On Saturday the new 991 911 GT3 Cup car was shown for the first time. The car features: 3.8 Litre flat six engine 460hp a 7,500 […]

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Citroen Puretech Engines on their way

10 Dec , 2012  

Citroen has unveiled a new family of three cylinder engines. The Citroen Puretech engines have superior power compared with the previous generation, combined with lower fuel consumption and 25% lower emissions. The information: Availble in the C3, DS3, and C-Elysée Engines up to 25KG lighter 11-to-1 compression ratio Engine has lost 100mm in width and 70mm […]

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Fiat 500L Pricing released

10 Dec , 2012  

Today Fiat have released the pricing for the 500L. The L stands for Large by the way! Longer than a punto and as wide as a Bravo the Fiat 500L sits as a mini-mpv in fiats line up. The meat: Three trim levels: Pop Star, Easy and Lounge Pop Star features: body-coloured dashboard, alloy wheels and […]

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Alfa Romeo Mito Twin Air Review – two cylinders, really?

9 Dec , 2012  

Yes two cylinders, that’s all the engine the little Alfa had. Technically, it’s half an engine. With only 875cc, the 85BHP turbo TwinAir engine costs from £14,150. This to me seems a little pricey considering you are only getting two cylinders. The top-level Distinctive trim adds things like, 17-inch sports alloys, red Brembo callipers, rear […]