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Don’t be a crash test dummy

co-op crash test video

Co-op Insurance has created dramatic crash test video to highlight the effects of failing to wear seatbelts. According to road safety charity Brake, one of the most common behaviours among young drivers is not wearing seatbelts. Co-op research reveals that two fifths (41%) of drivers aged 17-24 have been involved …

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BAC Mono mania on the Isle of Man

BAC Mono on the Isle of Man

An army of 12 blisteringly-fast BAC Mono cars recently took to the roads of the Isle of Man. Offering some of the best driving in the world, Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) teamed up with the government to show valued customers exactly what the stunning island and BAC Mono cars have …

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Tesla Model S P100D vs Ferrari 458 Italia

Tesla Model S P100D vs Ferrari 458 Italia

Watch what happened when a Tesla and Ferrari squared up against each other on the drag strip at Santa Pod Raceway. The duo were taking part in the Ultimate Street Car event, to show modified petrol car fans what modern electric vehicles are capable of. Far from settling with a …

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Poor eyesight: drivers risking ban

Vision Express eye test

One in three motorists in the UK is risking a driving ban due to overdue eye tests, a new study has revealed. Almost 30% of drivers are overdue an eye test, with 4% admitting to never having had one, according to the research for Vision Express. Drivers with uncorrected vision …

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Jaguar unleashes new 186mph Big Cat

Jaguar XJR575

Jaguar has unveiled the XJR575, the most powerful version yet of its flagship saloon – watch it go! Accelerating from 0-62mph in just 4.4 seconds and with a top speed of 186mph, it’s powered by the F-Type SVR’s 5.0-litre V8 supercharged engine with 567bhp – 25bhp more than the outgoing …

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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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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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Re-energise with Citroen ‘Car Yoga’

Citroen Car Yoga with Michael James Wong

Citroen has teamed up with Yoga guru Michael James Wong to launch Citroen ‘Car Yoga’ which features five unique poses. Inspired by the new Citroen C3 and the Citroen Advanced Comfort system “to promote relaxed and stress-free driving”, each pose has been designed to help Yoga-practising drivers and passengers unwind, …

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Lions tackle the Land Rover Discovery Down Under

British and Irish Lions - Rory Best, Rhys Webb and Jonathan Joseph

British and Irish Lions players Rory Best, Rhys Webb and Jonathan Joseph enjoyed some down time by putting the new Land Rover Discovery to the test in New Zealand. The tough terrain outside Rotorua allowed the rugby stars to deepen their understanding of the country. It’s the seventh time Land …

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Restored Vauxhall is subject of emotional reunion

Restored Vauxhall Carlton

A nephew has surprised his uncle by secretly restoring his beloved Vauxhall Carlton GSi 3000 24v. In 2008 at the age of 58, Geoff Charles’ uncle, Bob Charles, retired through ill health after an accident which started a degenerative back disorder of the spine and left him in constant pain …

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