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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.

Ford Sierra RS500 voted ‘Ultimate Cosworth’

Ford Sierra RS500

The Ford Sierra RS500, one of the most iconic performance cars of the 1980s, is celebrating its 30th anniversary in style, having been named the ‘Ultimate Cosworth’ by one of the UK’s biggest one-make car shows. The RS500 Cosworth pipped its spiritual successor, the Escort RS Cosworth (25 this year), …

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Seat Ibiza review

Seat Ibiza review

It’s proving to be a stellar year for superminis – all-new kids on the block include the transformed Nissan Micra and latest version of the market-leading Ford Fiesta. Now it’s Seat’s turn with the fifth-generation of the popular Ibiza. Originally launched in 1984, it’s the Spanish brand’s best-selling model with …

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How to avoid an obvious MOT fail

Garage servicing

Eight of the 10 most common causes of MOT failures amongst UK drivers could be easily identified and resolved ahead of the test. According to research from the AA Garage Guide, the AA’s MOT, repairs and car servicing garage finder, issues with wipers and washers, bulbs and tyres are among …

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Jeep job swap for equestrian stars

Olympic eventing medallist William Fox-Pitt and professional polo player Nic Roldan in Jeep job swap

Olympic eventing medallist William Fox-Pitt and professional polo player Nic Roldan put each other through their equine paces in a unique Team GB vs Team USA Jeep Job Swap. The equestrian duo taught each other vital skills from the worlds of eventing and polo in the rare challenge, at Cowdray …

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Great British summer holiday getaway

motorway-traffic

Nearly nine million cars are expected to take to the roads this weekend as the school holidays get underway. Data from RAC Traffic Watch shows traffic will peak on Saturday 22 July with 3.4m heavily laden vehicles making a dash for it. Friday will see 2.5m cars vie for road …

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It’s the poshest police car ever

Rolls-Royce 'police car'

A Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge ‘police car’ has wowed the crowds at Chichester Police Station Open Day. The car was originally finished in Andalusian White, Black and Tan contrast leather and Black Badge Technical Fibre fascia, but authentic lights and Sussex Police decals were added for the event. An accompanying team …

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Airport parking price lottery exposed

Airport parking

  A new investigation into airport parking has revealed that drivers are paying up to three times more depending on where they fly from. Comparing 30 airports across the UK, car insurance specialist Admiral examined on-site parking prices for a two-week break in the summer holidays, starting on Saturday 22 …

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Volvo XC60 review

Volvo XC60

Volvo is on a roll. In the last couple of years the Swedish car maker has launched the acclaimed XC90, S90 and V90, while smaller models are in development. Add to that its headline-grabbing announcement to only sell electric or hybrid cars from 2019 and you have a brand in …

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Skoda Kodiaq review

Skoda Kodiaq

Skoda has steadily built up a reputation for creating spacious, reliable, well-built, value-for-money cars. It’s no surprise then that the company is now turning its attention to SUVs – the fastest-growing sector today – and applying its USP. If you don’t count the quirky Yeti, the Kodiaq is Skoda’s first …

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New-look Top Gear attraction opens at Beaulieu

Top Gear's The Stig and Chris Harris

Top Gear presenter Chris Harris gave an exclusive precision driving demonstration for visitors to Beaulieu at the launch of the updated World of Top Gear. The demo followed the official opening by Chris, The Stig and Lord Montagu, at the National Motor Museum in Hampshire. Amazing new exhibits from top …

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