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Range Rover Sport SVR sets stunt record

Land Rover and Terry Grant smash world record at Goodwood Festival of Speed

A Range Rover Sport SVR driven by Terry Grant smashed the Guinness World Record for the fastest mile in a car on two wheels at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Terry’s 2:24.5 run up the famous hillclimb broke his previous best time, set in 2011, by more than 30 …

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Most Brits planning to ditch diesel cars

Diesel fuel

UK motorists look set to go green in the near future, as 55% plan to swap diesel for a more ‘planet-friendly’ alternative with their next car purchase. A study of 2,000 motorists currently in the market for a new vehicle found 42% are concerned that they may be taxed more …

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Hyundai is the UK’s most reliable car brand

Hyundai Kona review

Hyundai, Suzuki and Kia have topped the latest JD Power Survey as the most reliable car brands in the UK. South Korea’s Hyundai ranked highest overall in JD Power’s 2018 UK Vehicle Dependability Study which is based on responses from 13,536 owners of new vehicles. It’s thought that volume carmakers …

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Ford Fiesta is top of the pops for used cars too

Ford Fiesta

New research has revealed that the Ford Fiesta isn’t just the best-selling new car in the UK – it also heads the list of favourite used cars over the last three years. According to a study into secondhand buying trends by AA Cars, the AA’s used car website, the Fiesta …

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Jaguar I-Pace crowned best new car

Jaguar I-Pace

The all-electric Jaguar I-Pace has been named Car of the Year at the prestigious Auto Express New Car Awards. The I-Pace was voted the best new car on the market with judges commending its innovative all-electric powertrain, style, driver appeal, comfort and quality. The model was also named the Best …

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McLaren 570S raises £725,000 for charity

McLaren 570S raises for £725,000 charity

A McLaren donated to Sir Elton John’s charity has sold for a staggering £725,000 – more than four times its value. Philanthropic petrolheads battled it out to get their hands on the stunning 204mph McLaren 570S Spider at The Argento Ball. The convertible, which McLaren Automotive donated to the Elton …

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Drivers give average speed cameras thumbs up

Eight in 10 motorists believe average speed cameras are more effective and play a greater role in road safety than fixed cameras, new research has found. Of the 2,172 motorists surveyed by the RAC, 79% though average speed cameras, as commonly used in to monitor the speed of vehicles in …

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‘Bullitt’ Ford Mustang gears up for Goodwood

An all-new 2019 Mustang BULLITT shares the stage with the original 1968 Mustang GT that starred with Steve McQueen in the movie “Bullitt"

The iconic 1968 Ford Mustang GT driven by Steve McQueen in the classic film ‘Bullitt’ – and lost to history until the beginning of this year – will make its first appearance outside of the US at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed (July 12-15). The car, which starred in …

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We’re a nation of backseat drivers

in-car arguments

Arguments over speeding are the biggest cause of in-car bickering between couples, according to new research. The poll for online motor retail specialist BuyaCar.co.uk found that complaints about speeding were followed by braking too late and too hard, and taking unnecessary risks. Other frequent causes of irritation for passengers are …

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