Smart introduces new entry-level pure model

Smart carThe new smart pure, available in both fortwo coupé and forfour body styles, is now on sale with prices starting from £9,995. 

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Sporty everyday cars that won’t break the bank

MINI Cooper S HatchDriving enthusiasts love sports cars and many dream of owning one – but often the price tags ensure that they remain just dreams.

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Forget time-travelling DeLoreans – Van drivers want automatic parking

Ford Fiesta VanGocompare.com have surveyed van owners to find out which future driving technology they are most looking forward to – and which ones they’re most worried about.

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New Peugeot 308 revealed

Peugeot 308 PEUGEOT has revealed the latest generation of the 308 – its boldest and most high-tech model yet. With a raft of changes, including sharpened styling and the very latest in highly efficient powertrains and touchscreen connectivity, the car is now an even more compelling option.

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New Audi RS 5 Coupe

Audi RS 5 CoupePrecision shares equal billing with power in the all-new Audi RS 5 Coupé, and this is particularly true of UK-bound examples which benefit from an enhanced specification bringing the pin-sharp clarity of the Audi Virtual Cockpit and the optimal handling adjustability delivered by the Audi sport differential as standard.

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Positive British F3 weekend at Rockingham for Jamie Chadwick

Jamie fought hard for her podium  (Photo by Alex Denham)After her debut weekend in F3 at Oulton Park turned into a bit of a nightmare for Jamie Chadwick, she headed for Rockingham at the weekend hoping for better luck. Oulton had seen two non finishes and an eleventh place finish after a good ninth on the grid for qualifying.

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On the road with the Audi A5

Audi A5The A5 I had on test was powered by a 218PS 3.0 litre V6 turbocharged diesel engine which produces sharp responsiveness with the added bonus of 400Nm of torque and easily manages to complete the 0-62 mph sprint in just 6.2 seconds,

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Are you looking for that perfect plate

Car I took my old Escort for an MOT the other day – she passed ok – but the man who gives you the all OK part at the end said my front number plate has been attacked by water ingress and he advised me to get it changed.

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New BMW i3 and i3s

he new BMW i3 and i3sWith over 8,000 vehicles sold in the UK since launch, the BMW i3 is the best-selling electric car in the premium compact segment. Now, the success story is set to continue with a major refresh, new technology and the addition of a new, sportier variant, the BMW i3s.

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New Maserati Ghibli GranLusso & GranSport

New Ghibli GranLusso & GranSportThe star of the Maserati stand at the Chengdu Motor Show 2017 was the new Ghibli, in the GranLusso and Gransport trims, each with its distinct character and exclusive contents, inaugurating the trim strategy that was introduced in the Quattroporte model a year earlier.

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The most cost effective modes of transport for young drivers

Toyota AygoThe vast majority of teenagers will literally count down the days until they can ride a motorcycle or drive a car for the first time, as it represents a major milestone in life and is a step closer to adulthood.

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New Suzuki Swift priced

Suzuki SwiftAhead of its launch date of 1st June, Suzuki have announced the pricing for the all-new Swift. The range starts with the SZ3 and pricing is as follows.

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Third generation Kia Picanto

Kia Picanto GT Line-SThe most technologically advanced, most stylish, most refined and sportiest small car that Kia has ever produced – the all-new third-generation Picanto – goes on sale in the UK priced from £9,450. 

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Essential road trip preparation for your car

CarIf you’re planning a road trip, it makes sense to take heed of the old ‘7P’ formula: Proper planning and preparation prevents p*ss poor performance.

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World premiere of the new VW T-Roc

VW  T-RocAs part of the biggest model offensive in its history, Volkswagen is extending its model range by adding a compact-class crossover: the T-Roc.

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How do you find out your uber rating

CarAs a current driver for Uber, you may have had some bad experiences. You could feel as though you might have given the last customer a less than stellar experience.

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On the road with the Hyundai i40 Tourer

Hyundai i40 TourerLooking around for a decent estate car is not that easy anymore - mainly because the market is overwhelmed with new offerings from the likes of Ford, Audi and Vauxhall.

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Three classics restored to glory in the 2017 Ebay car challenge

LogoThe three classic vehicles chosen were; a 1964 Land Rover, 1974 ‘shorty’ VW campervan and a 1967 Alfa Romeo Duetto. After three months of hard work by their owners the Land Rover and VW campervan have been given a complete new lease of life and the Alpha Romeo is well on its way.

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New Hyundai Santa Fe Endurance

Hyundai Santa Fe EnduranceHyundai Motor UK announces the launch of a highly-equipped SUV perfect for those who consider every drive an expedition – the Sante Fe Endurance Edition. 

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The 2017 Ebay car challenge restorers line up at the start line

LogoeBay today unveils the three classic restoration projects that will take part in eBay Car Challenge 2017.

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New MG E-motion concept car

2017-04-19 18:22:19MG Motor has unveiled an all-new electric supercar concept at the 17th annual Shanghai International Automotive Show (19 April)

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New Audi e-tron

Audi e-tron Design study and technology demonstrator, electric car and power pack in the guise of a coupé: Audi presents a versatile concept car at the Auto Shanghai this spring.

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New Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Mercedes-Benz S-Class The new S-Class celebrates its world première with extensive innovations at the Auto Shanghai.

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Citroen reveals C5 AIRCROSS

citroen C5 AIRCROSSThe all-new C5 Aircross SUV is scheduled to launch in China this October, followed by Europe in the second half of 2018.

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On the road with the Skoda Yeti

Skoda YetiFor those needing a sturdy and versatile car that can handle outdoor living with no fuss, then the ŠKODA Yeti Outdoor is the one for you.

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New Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce

Alfa Romeo Giulia VeloceFollowing the launch of the award-winning Alfa Romeo Giulia last year, the range has been expanded to include the Veloce.

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Jamie Chadwick takes on the F3 Boys this weekend at Oulton Park

Jamie is focussed on acheiving more success (Photo by Marc Waller)This weekend is an important one for Jamie Chadwick as she starts her first ever single-seater championship campaign with the Double R Racing team in British F3.

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New McLaren 720S makes its public debut in China

McLaren 720S McLaren Automotive will celebrate three years of success in China at Auto Shanghai 2017 (19 – 28 April), with the national debut of the new McLaren 720S supercar and the unveiling of a 570GT Commemorative Edition, of which just three examples will be produced.

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INFINITI QX80 Monograph revealed

INFINITI QX80 MonographINFINITI has unveiled the QX80 Monograph, a new design study exploring upscale luxury and signalling INFINITI’s intention to further develop its standing in the large SUV segment. 

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On the road with the Peugeot 2008 GT

Peugeot 2008 GTI have spoken many times about how I am still not convinced that we need low power Eco cars, with less horsepower than a blender.

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Aston Martin mark St Athan development

Aston Martin The largest ever gathering of Aston Martin models and their owners in Wales converged on St Athan on Sunday 9 April to mark the official “move in” by the car maker.

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New premium Volvo XC60 priced

Volvo XC60The new Volvo XC60 SUV is now available to order in the UK, with on-the-road prices starting at £37,205 for the D4 AWD Momentum version.

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Aston Martin Vanquish S Red Arrows edition

Aston Martin Vanquish S Red Arrows editionSpectacular British aviation skills are the inspiration for Aston Martin's latest Q by Aston Martin creation; the Vanquish S Red Arrows edition.

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INFINITI QX80 Monograph first photo

INFINITI QX80 Monograph INFINITI has today revealed the first look of its QX80 Monograph, a new design study exploring ‘upscale luxury’ and signalling the brand’s intention to further develop its standing in the large SUV segment.

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Audi UK reveals a new pair of fives

Audi carsAfter seven consecutive years of record new car sales in the UK Audi has started 2017 with a record three months of sales and a record new ‘17’ registration plate month of March.

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Skoda previews interior of VISION E

Skoda VISION EŠKODA is showcasing their purely electrically driven concept car at Auto Shanghai 2017 (19 - 28 April).

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On the road with the Range Rover Evoque

Range Rover EvoqueWe all know that the original Range Rover is the best 4x4 on the market and it has been this way for many years – but as a motoring journalist - this does tend to cause me a bit of a problem every time I test a newer version of this incredible machine

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New Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer

Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer The latest addition to the all-new Insignia range, Vauxhall’s all-wheel drive Insignia Country Tourer will debut at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show (September 14th to 24th).

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On the road with the Kia Optima Sportswagon

kia optima sportswagon If you are looking for a decent estate car that has everything throw in for a decent price – then look no further than the Optima Sportswagon.

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New MINI Black Pack Clubman

MINI Black Pack Clubman MINI UK is today launching the new MINI Cooper Black Pack Clubman and the new MINI Cooper D Black Pack Clubman.

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Common Mistakes In Learner Drivers

CarJust like anything, when you’re starting to drive, you’re going to make a few mistakes here and there.

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SEAT launches sporty Ateca FR

Seat Ateca FR  Fun at the wheel, luxury and refinement, combined with a stylish and sporty character – SEAT has unveiled the Ateca FR.

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The Evoque Five Years on

Range Rover EvoqueIt is hard to believe that the Range Rover Evoque has been with us for over five years now. When it was first released many in the industry looked at each other quizzically and asked ‘what on earth is Range Rover thinking?

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All-New Hyundai Kona

Hyundai KonaHyundai Motor announces the name of its new sub-compact SUV: The All-New Hyundai Kona.

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Mazda all-new CX-5 priced

Mazda all-new CX-5Having made its European debut at last month’s Geneva Motor Show, Mazda has announced UK prices and specification for the all-new Mazda CX-5.

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New Updated Golf GTE

Golf GTE The updated Volkswagen Golf GTE is open for order in the UK with a significant price realignment, two trim levels and a raft of new technologies on board.

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All new Nissan Micra

Nissan MicraThere is only one word to describe the All New Nissan Micra – revolutionary. Now in its fifth generation, this new model is a massive progression from the one it is replacing, and from the trio of highly successful superminis which date back to the Micra’s debut in Europe in 1983.

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SsangYong unveils all-new Rexton

Rexton SUVThis world premiere took place in the company of Anand Mahindra, chairman of Mahindra & Mahindra, Johng-sik Choi, CEO of SsangYong Motor and international guests. 

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What Cars Would The Disney Princesses Drive? 

GraphicDisney princesses have been around since the thirties, and let's face it they've never looked back since.

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Skoda Vision E World premiere

Skoda Vision EŠKODA’s appearance at the Shanghai Motor Show 2017 (19 – 28 April) is characterized by electric change: With the Vision E study, the company provides its first brand-specific outlook on the future of individual mobility.

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Fiat launches limited edition 500-60th

Fiat 500Fiat is launching a special edition 500 convertible, to mark the 60th anniversary of the iconic global bestseller.

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