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Gareth Herincx

Gareth is a versatile journalist, copywriter and digital editor who's worked across the media in newspapers, magazines, TV, teletext, radio and online. After long stints at the BBC, GMTV and ITV, he now specialises in motoring.

Mazda6 review

Mazda6 review

The big Mazda6 tops the Japanese brand’s range and has always been handsome, engaging to drive, well-equipped and classy – if a slightly alternative choice. Originally launched in 2013, and available as an athletic saloon or cavernous tourer estate, it competes with the likes of the Skoda Superb, Ford Mondeo …

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Awards for Britain’s best used cars

Audi four rings logo

Audi has scored a hat-trick of category wins at the What Car? Used Car of the Year Awards 2019. The German car maker won Used Family Car of the Year (Audi A3), Used Luxury SUV of the Year ((Audi Q7) and Used Coupé of the Year (Audi TT). However, the …

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SsangYong’s unbeatable seven-year/150,000-mile warranty

SsangYong Rexton

SsangYong has introduced the longest warranty available in the new car market – seven years and/or 150,000 miles, across its six-model range. The long warranty beats other generous deals from its South Korean compatriots – Kia (seven-year/100,000-miles) and Hyundai (five-year/unlimited mileage). “We want our customers to feel that by choosing …

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Most hated car modifications exposed

Car lashes

Headlight eyelashes top the list of car accessories British motorists detest, according to a new study. Motorcycle cleaning products firm WMB Pride conducted the research as part of an ongoing study into motoring habits. And it’s clear that whilst making modifications to a car is a personal preference, many find …

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Top 30 things that make motorists curse

motorway traffic

Foul-mouthed UK drivers turn the air blue every two and a half miles, according to a new study. Researchers who polled 2,000 motorists found they typically swear 41 times during every 100 miles travelled. The typical driver commutes 373 miles to and from work during an average month and in …

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Revealed: Top 20 iconic cars of film and TV

James Bond’s Aston Martin DB10 from SPECTRE is the most iconic car in screen history, according to a new study by financial services company, Zopa. Inspector Morse’s maroon Jaguar Mk2 followed in second place, with Dominic Toretto’s Dodge Charger from The Fast and The Furious in third. According to the …

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Volkswagen Touareg review

Volkswagen Touareg review

The all-new Touareg marks a turning point for Volkswagen. If ever a VW closed the gap on its premium rivals, this is it. Of course, the new flagship of the Volkswagen range has been blessed with some of the finest DNA in the automotive world. With cousins as good as …

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Ford Mustang drifts the entire Nurburgring

Ford Mustang drifting around the Nurburgring

Vaughn Gittin Jnr has become the first driver to drift all 13 miles of the Nürburgring Nordschleife. Normally tackling the “Green Hell” is all about getting the best lap record, but that’s not for champion drifter Vaughn Gittin Jnr. Instead, he piloted his purpose-built 887bhp Ford Performance 5.0 Aluminator XS …

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Survey reveals motorists are driven to distraction

New research has found that four in five drivers are distracted when behind the wheel – and exposed the top distractions for both men and women. The survey, which was carried out by used car supermarket, The Car People, revealed that nearly one in five men (19%) are distracted by …

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Young drivers have low tyre safety awareness

Young drivers have low tyre safety awareness

Four out of five drivers don’t know what the legal tread depth is for tyres, according to new research by Hankook Tyre UK. October is Tyre Safety Month and Hankook Tyre UK has surveyed UK motorists, uncovering alarming gaps in safety knowledge, particularly with younger drivers who are oblivious that …

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