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Are you a lazy driver?

lazy drivers

Is this damaging your car? Even the best drivers sometimes treat their car with a little less respect than it deserves, and a few technical mistakes in driving won’t cause too many mechanical issues here and there. However persistent laziness and contempt will cost you, both in terms of the …

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Mazda2 review

Mazda2 review

Mazda’s impressive model launch offensive continues with the Mazda2 – its all-important, all-new supermini. With the latest incarnation of the iconic MX-5 and new CX-3 compact SUV still come, it’s a big year for Mazda, and first off is the Mazda2. Not only is it attractive, but it’s also distinctive, …

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‘Entry level’ McLaren unveiled

McLaren 570S

McLaren have announced their most affordable car ever – the 570S Coupe. The first model in McLaren’s Sports Series, it clearly has the Porsche 911 Turbo firmly in its sights. Expected to cost around £140,000 when it goes on sale later this year, the mid-engined, rear-wheel drive, carbon-fibre car will …

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Nissan glows to world record

Glow-in-the-dark Nissan LEAF

Nissan has broken the Guinness World Record for Largest Glow-in-the-Dark Painting. Created by maverick motoring artist Ian Cook, of Popbangcolour, the 207.68m2 self-portrait of the 100% electric Nissan LEAF took 61 hours to create and used more than 60 litres of luminous acrylic paint on a giant PVC coated canvas. …

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Alpina’s 204mph special editions

BMW Alpina 'Edition 50' cars

BMW performance specialists Alpina are celebrating their half century in style with 200mph+ ‘Edition 50’ Bi-Turbo beasts. Alpina will hand-craft 50 saloons or estates, plus 50 coupes, of these special editions – their most powerful road cars ever. The even hotter versions of the B5 and B6 Bi-Turbo feature a …

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The Driverless Car Insurance Debate

Driverless Cars

The latest news that the Government is to further aid the advancement of driverless car development is yet another sign that, one way or another, this technology is going to be the future of motoring. It is still early days though; there are many variables and issues to be dealt …

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All-new Jaguar XF revealed

New Jaguar XF

First pictures of Jaguar’s all new sports saloon ahead of its motor show debut in New York. Jaguar claims the new XF will set new business segment benchmarks for weight and efficiency, resulting in class leading fuel economy figures of over 70mpg. The next generation Jaguar XF will go on …

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SEAT tops ‘True MPG’ tests

Seat Leon 5DR SE Ecomotive 1.6 TDI

SEAT Leon SE Ecomotive 1.6 TDI named the most fuel-efficient car tested by What Car? magazine’s True MPG team over the last year. The popular hatchback beat more than 200 other models, managing a real-world average fuel economy figure of 63.2mpg. Since launching True MPG with official fuel partner Tesco in 2012, …

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SEAT Leon Cupra 280 – review

SEAT Leon Cupra 280

Hot hatches don’t come much more powerful or as entertaining as the SEAT Leon Cupra 280. And that’s saying something, because it’s up against its cousin, the VW Golf GTI, the Ford Focus ST, Vauxhall Astra VXR and Renaultsport Megane 265. Powered by the same 2.0-litre TFSI petrol engine as …

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