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I Want a Car! Mercedes-Benz S-CLASS Documents Leaked Ultimate Movie Cars
 
I Want a Car!

I Want a Car!

  If every there was a sentence to strike fear into the hearts of parents everywhere it is that one. Children grow into young adults and the bank of Mum and Dad is expected to front up the hard cash needed to put their beloved offspring on the road. What’s worse is that it isn’t [...]

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Mercedes-Benz S-CLASS Documents Leaked

Mercedes-Benz S-CLASS Documents Leaked

Leaked documents show that the 2014 Mercedes S-Class will go into production in August and launch in September. To add to the information, the car has also been spied on the roads and photographs are already making rounds on the internet. In addition to this, it has also been suggested that the car shall be [...]

Mercedes-Benz S-CLASS Documents Leaked
Ultimate Movie Cars

Ultimate Movie Cars

Hollywood: where all the rules go out the window and literally anything is possible. No wonder, then, that we’ve seen so many incredible automobiles on the silver screen over the years. In no particular order, here’s some of our favourite movie cars of all time. Mini Cooper, The Italian Job (1969) A trio of Mini [...]

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Car Problems? Take Cover.

Car Problems? Take Cover.

17 April 2014

One of the great lies perpetuated upon us all is the one that says it is always other people’s cars that break down. The fact is that an automotive breakdown can happen to any of us at anytime, anywhere. Cars have no sense of timing. This is a problem for all of us and can be especially daunting [...]

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What Cars Are For

What Cars Are For

14 April 2014

The car can be our pride and joy yet equally it can be the bane of our lives. We lavish attention and money upon them in equal measure. They make us happy. The trouble is, happiness is an abstract concept. Curiously, you can feel it but you can’t touch it. Our cars make us happy [...]

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The Business Of Cars

The Business Of Cars

11 April 2014

With the wet winter we have just had, most people would be forgiven for thinking twice about attending an outdoor event in the UK. Fortunately, for once, the sun shone upon the wide open spaces of the home of British motor racing, Silverstone, for the annual Fleet Show. This time though the roar of engines [...]

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The Subaru Outback – Sit Back And Enjoy

The Subaru Outback – Sit Back And Enjoy

08 April 2014

The Subaru Outback is, essentially, a big, jacked up estate car that seems capable of anything. Take the badges off and the keen-eyed viewer would still say ‘Subaru’. This is a car that wants to be seen as determinedly rugged and outdoorsy and will have no truck (in both senses) with the idea of urban [...]

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Audi Q7 – Still A Great 4×4

Audi Q7 – Still A Great 4×4

04 April 2014

The car you see in the images – and what a fab colour – is the Audi Q7. It’s a big vehicle and although this translates into superb passenger space and seven-seats as standard while the air suspension ensures supreme comfort, it still takes up a lot of room although, with the driver aids on [...]

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Where Have The Boys In Blue Gone?

Where Have The Boys In Blue Gone?

03 April 2014

Once upon a time you could always rely on a British Bobby. The firm but fair constables, reliably pounding their neighbourhood beats day and night in all weathers; the wily detectives feeling the collars of miscreants everywhere and the senior officers, steadfast in their duty and steeped in years of practised thief taking. Whatever happened [...]

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Transport Department’s New Cycling Safety Campaign

Transport Department’s New Cycling Safety Campaign

30 March 2014

As someone who, in a former life, wrote about and participated in the world of mountain bikes and cycling in general, I like to think I am qualified to pontificate on the subject of cycling road safety. As, today, a driver and enthusiastic petrol head of many years standing I also like to think I am qualified [...]

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Say Goodbye To Coolant Leaks

Say Goodbye To Coolant Leaks

28 March 2014

Historically, one of the things that made you glad you owned a really reliable car was the sight of some poor unfortunate soul standing at the roadside next to a car with steam coming out of the engine. Overheating, possibly because of water leaks from faulty or damaged radiators or other engine coolant issues were [...]

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The Need For Speed – USA Style

The Need For Speed – USA Style

24 March 2014

There are track day specials and there are track day specials but the car featured here is what you call the ultimate track-day special. Posting a fast lap time on a circuit requires a combination of driver skill and a properly balanced high-performance machine. The Chrysler Group’s SRT (Street and Racing Technology Team) delivers half [...]

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Golf Class

Golf Class

15 March 2014

At Motor Blogger we like a car test. This time it’s the turn of the legend itself, Volkswagen’s highly regarded Golf Hatchback. In this case the model tested is the base, but not basic, S model fitted with the 1.2L TSI BlueMotion 105PS petrol engine driving through a six-speed manual gearbox. This model is a [...]

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