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Renault’s radical new Twingo

Renault Twingo

Renault has taken the wraps off the latest version of its popular city car, the Twingo. The French giant claims to have taken “inspiration from the legacy left by the original Twingo and the Renault 5”. The result is a huge improvement on the second generation Twingo which seemed to …

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Bentley dancing on ice

Bentley Flying Spur in Finland ice event

This is what happens when you let a World Rally legend loose in a Bentley on a frozen lake. Juha Kankkunen looks like he’s having a ball putting the all-wheel drive Flying Spur through its paces in Finland. The four-time champion is one of the star attractions at this year’s …

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What Are You Watching?

It has been reported recently that some enterprising criminal has been renting set-top boxes that show the full compliment of a well known satellite broadcaster’s TV output at a fraction of the price officially charged. Somehow or other he has managed to by-pass their system. For many of us who …

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If Only Car Buying Was Easier…

When the time comes to buy a new or used car these days it is the internet that most folk will turn to. All main dealers and independent traders should by now fully have a presence online. The sellers are out there ready to serve up your dream car – …

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Pothole Disgrace

Despite all the usual rhetoric from government sources about how they are going to do this and that, Britain’s pothole strewn roads continue to leave motorists with an annual bill of £1.2 billion for suspension, steering and wheel repairs – a rise of 16% in just twelve months. With heavy …

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Driving Back The Years

According to yet another one of those endless motoring surveys there are now more than seven million drivers over the age of sixty-five on the Britain’s roads. The number of drivers over the current pensionable age had reached 7,191,192 by November last year. This makes up nineteen per cent of …

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One Speed Fits All?

Drivers who keep abreast of the news will be aware that a thirty four mile section of the M1 motorway will be operating at a reduced speed limit in order to reduce emissions, if certain vested interests have their way. Now, it is not for this column to discuss the …

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Motoring as it should be

Jeep Wrangler

If you’re reading this right now, you’re probably a serious car enthusiast. When you were knee high to a grasshopper, you were getting underneath your mother’s feet in the kitchen with your collection of toy cars and trucks. You whiled away the hours at school doodling pictures of your dream …

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When There’s Stormy Weather, Take Extra Care

Following our recent bout of severe weather and very strong winds it doesn’t hurt to think about the best driving techniques to cope with the conditions should we be caught out. Strong winds can certainly unsettle your car and even change your direction of travel. This is especially true for …

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