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Why Jose Mourinho’s a Jag man…

Jaguar reveals what makes Mourinho tick - phot credit Andy Hooper

Watch Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho reveal what it takes to be “special” as he takes to the streets in a Jaguar XJ. “Jaguar for me represents passion and performance,” says Mourinho. “It’s one thing to play for a club, or to coach a club, another is to play or …

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Drivers confused by conflicting speed limit signs

conflicting speed signs - SWNS

Motorists have been left baffled after council workers painted two conflicting speed restrictions on the same road. A controversial city-wide 20mph limit is set to be introduced across Edinburgh this year and some streets are already being painted with the new restriction. But on one road this has led to …

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Range Rover Sport SVR: a gripping yarn

Range Rover Sport SVR

Land Rover has produced a film demonstrating the Range Rover Sport SVR’s awesome acceleration – whatever the terrain. In a unique test, the SVR completes the 0-62mph sprint on standard fit Michelin 275/45 R21 All Season Tyres on everything from Tarmac and grass to snow and sand, using Land Rover’s …

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Real cost of motoring revealed

Save money on your motoring costs

Did you know the average British motorist spends £1,116 on fuel and wastes three days stuck in traffic ever year? New research for The Car People reveals that despite spending a lot of time in their cars, 87% of Brits believe they have more freedom because of their car. How …

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UK’s favourite car colour revealed

Ford Fiesta - UKs best-selling car in 2016

White was the UK’s most popular new car colour for fourth consecutive year in 2016, according to data published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). More than half a million new car buyers chose the colour last year – a fifth of all registrations – although figures …

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Diesel Car Used Car of the Year Awards

Kia Sportage

The third-generation Kia Sportage has been crowned Diesel Car magazine’s Used Car of the Year 2017, also securing top spot in the best crossover category. Announcing this year’s results, Diesel Car Editor Ian Robertson said: “Every year there are more and more models to choose from, and the Diesel Car …

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Drivers taking risks for food on the move

The risks of food on the move

A shocking number of British motorists are risking their own lives and others to consume food and drink behind the wheel. Research carried out on behalf of convicted driver insurance experts, Insurance Revolution, reveals that more than 40% of drivers regularly eat and drink tea or coffee whilst driving. One …

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New Dendrobium hypercar concept teased

Dendrobium hypercar

Meet the all-electric Dendrobium concept – Singapore’s first hypercar. The zero-emissions two-seater comes from electric mobility experts Vanda Electrics and will make its global debut at the Geneva Motor Show on March 7. Singapore-based Vanda Electrics’ technical partner is Williams Advanced Engineering, the technology and engineering services division of the …

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F1 star Romain Grosjean goes drifting on ice

Romain Grosjean drifting at La Plagne

Haas Formula One driver Romain Grosjean has launched a free ice driving experience in the French Alps. The star piloted an all-wheel drive Jaguar F-Type SVR on a special ice circuit to show onlookers at the La Plagne resort how it’s done. “Removing your skis and driving this F-Type SVR …

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Survey reveals tired drivers are taking risks

Driving a car

One in five British motorists admit to almost nodded off at the wheel, according to new research. The study by www.VoucherCodesPro.co.uk also revealed that more than three quarters of these respondents said they didn’t stop at a service station because they were on a “tight schedule”. A further 9% divulged …

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