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Meet Suzuki’s very first car

1955 Suzulight - Suzuki's very first car

You’re looking at the Suzulight – the first car created by the Suzuki Motor Company in 1954. Designed and developed by Michio Suzuki and his young engineering team, several European models were used for benchmarking, including the Austin 7. The Suzulight was a compact and light vehicle weighing just over …

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Britain’s most popular first car revealed

Ford Fiesta

Ford cars top the league when it comes to favourite first cars from 1950 to the present day, according new research. The humble Ford Fiesta and Ford Escort are the most popular first cars in Britain over the past 67 years, with the Morris Minor, Mini and Nissan Micra among …

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UK’s safest used first car is revealed

Skoda Citigo

The Skoda Citigo has pipped the Volkswagen Up! to be crowned the safest used first car for young drivers by Co-op Insurance. Based on a formula ranking devised by the Co-op and vehicle safety experts Thatcham Research, cars had to be in the supermini category, have a five-star Euro NCAP …

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Top 10 cars for new drivers

Suzuki Celerio

The Suzuki Celerio has topped a chart of cars with the cheapest cost of motoring, making it a good buy as a first car. The city car will not only hold its value, but is the cheapest to run when based on factors such as price, insurance, fuel consumption, tax …

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Remember your first love?

Fiat 500 - first car?

The majority of UK drivers have fonder memories of their first car than their first kiss, new research reveals. A first car, even if it’s an old banger, holds a very special place in our hearts, according to a poll of 1,000 parents carried out by leading car website NFDA …

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The Call Of The Road

The Bedroom Wall For children – and especially boys – there comes a time when that glorious automobile on the bedroom poster must one day morph into the real thing. That real thing, sadly, is unlikely to have four exhaust pipes and a big wing; it is more likely to …

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Gone But Not Forgotten – First Cars

I remember as if it were yesterday. She’d gone to another man. I watched her disappear down the road; those sleek curves, that lovely rear end…. actually, sorry, that’s all a bit clichéd isn’t it – a bit Mills and Boon. Your first car wasn’t like that at all, was …

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