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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 [...]

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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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Everybody Loves A Panda

Everybody Loves A Panda

24 July 2014

Being able to offer something truly unique in the increasingly competitive SUV segment is no small achievement but in the FIAT Panda Cross that’s exactly what you get – a car like no other! In 2006 SUVs accounted for around seven percent of the total car market in Europe whereas today they account for approximately [...]

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Use That Air-Con!

Use That Air-Con!

23 July 2014

When proper air-conditioning arrived in cars it was like a sort of heaven. No more having to open windows only to find that the air outside was as hot as the air inside; no more getting blown to bits by the wind and no more encounters with massive, dangerous insects, like wasps. Air-conditioning is great, [...]

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The Skoda Rapid – Quality And Value

The Skoda Rapid – Quality And Value

21 July 2014

The only thing the 2014 Skoda Rapid has in common with its 20th Century predecessor is the name. This is a good thing. What is also a good thing is that this car really fits the bill for a small family; especially one that has to watch the pennies. The Rapid sits between the Fabia [...]

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As Long As It’s Black – New Skoda Editions

As Long As It’s Black – New Skoda Editions

18 July 2014

The debut of eight new models in one day usually only happens at a motor show, but ŠKODA has done it anyway with the launch of their ‘Black Edition’ cars. A striking and ‘high-on-style’ limited edition model is now available on every one of Skoda’s award-winning cars – that’s everything from the Citigo supermini to [...]

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Is the Porsche Cayman Better Than the 911?

Is the Porsche Cayman Better Than the 911?

13 July 2014

Routinely, The Porsche 911 will always have more power than the Cayman and Porsche won’t have it any other way because, in their world, the Cayman is an entry level car and it can’t be allowed to top its fire-breathing bigger brother and that’s that. Or is it? The problem is, as anyone who has [...]

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How CVT Gearboxes Work

How CVT Gearboxes Work

07 July 2014

Although by no means commonplace, Continuously Variable Transmissions (CVT) are beginning to appear on more and more cars. The thinking presumably is that, given the rise of hybrid and electric vehicles, they are more efficient and thus more economic. Most CVT systems replace traditional gears with a pair of pulleys – one for the engine [...]

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What They Didn’t Tell Us About Automotive Aerodynamics

What They Didn’t Tell Us About Automotive Aerodynamics

03 July 2014

Once upon a time cars had all the aerodynamic properties of your average house brick. They cut through the air like a knife through concrete. Manufacturers considered this and realised that they could make their cars more attractive and more economic by looking at the design. At first it was all about the dart shape; [...]

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Driving The Volvo V40

Driving The Volvo V40

01 July 2014

Whilst Volvo continue to put safety first, their cars these days are much more entertaining and modern to drive. The model featured in our pics is the V40 1.6L D2 SE Lux Nav with the Powershift auto gearbox.  For a small family hatchback it is not the cheapest on the market and with the plentiful [...]

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Automotive Facts You Probably Don’t Know

Automotive Facts You Probably Don’t Know

26 June 2014

If you love cars then you probably know a fair bit about them, one way or another. Even so, the car had been with us for well over a century now and there are many facts associated with it that have disappeared into the mists of time. A mystery history, you might say. Did you [...]

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Experience The SEAT X-Perience

Experience The SEAT X-Perience

23 June 2014

The new SEAT Leon X-PERIENCE is the latest offering from the popular Spanish manufacturer. It has permanent four-wheel drive and all-road equipment for general all round ability. The Leon X-PERIENCE is offered with a 2.0L Turbo-diesel with two power options of 150PS and 184PS outputs. Alongside the latest-generation TDI engines and permanent all-wheel drive with [...]

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