It’s all about the four stroke!

EngineWell, this is where the Car maintenance for Women course, run by myself at Basingstoke College of Technology really starts getting interesting.

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Vauxhall Adam revealed

Vauxhall ADAMVauxhall released its first official pictures of the new ADAM today, heralding a sea-change in the fashion-led A-sector with an urban chic car that can be personalised in over a million different ways.

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New Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake

Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG Shooting BrakeMercedes-AMG is once again demonstrating its qualities as a visionary, this time with the CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake.

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Rolls Royce and Goodwood Festival of Speed 2012

Rolls Royce180,000 people descended on the stunning country house near Chichester, West Sussex over the Festival of Speed weekend. Some arrived by kit car, some high end performance, some in more modest family saloon cars.

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2012 Jeep Wrangler Chelsea Jeep 300

Jeep WranglerAfzal Kahn recently got his hands on a Jeep Wrangler and promptly transformed the vehicle into a copper coloured icon.

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New Renault Clio

Renault Clio Since the launch of the original model in 1990, some 11.5 million Clios have been sold in more than 115 countries.

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New McLaren 12C Spider

McLaren 12C SpiderMcLaren Automotive today announces the launch of its second model in the MP4-12C family: the stunning new 12C Spider. 

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New Kia Sportage KX-4

Kia Sportage KX-4Kia is launching a new top-of-the-range ‘KX-4’ version of the Sportage that features a higher output turbodiesel engine alongside the most luxurious level of specification yet seen in the company’s popular crossover model.

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Slow drivers in the fast lane

 MotorwayAre slow drivers as bad as speeding drivers?

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Goodwood moving motor show

Goodwood moving motor show (photo by Marc Waller)The hills around Chichester are once again echoing to the sound of engines as the 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed gets underway with the Moving Motor Show.

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Ford Shelby GT500 takes to the hills at Goodwood

Ford Shelby GT500 MustangFord's most powerful Mustang ever, the new Ford Shelby GT500, is appearing at the 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed in a fitting tribute to the late Carroll Shelby.

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Porsche 918 Spyder concept makes UK debut at Goodwood

Porsche 918 Spyder conceptThe Porsche 918 Spyder concept is making its UK public debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed today (June 28).

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Jenson Button to Debut enhanced Mclaren MP4-12c at Goodwood

McLaren MP4-12C GT3 A Formula 1 World Champion will give the enhanced 12C sports car its World debut drive at Goodwood Festival of Speed this year. 

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Mazda MX-5 GT Concept to debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Mazda MX-5 GT ConceptMazda will debut its road legal 205bhp MX-5 GT Concept at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on 28 June – 1 July.

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The Toyota GT86 – this car is all about passion

Toyota GT86 When I was invited to the Launch of the Toyota GT86 in Barcelona, I have to admit I was a little sceptical.

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New Corsa has a darkside

Black Edition CorsaVauxhall’s new limited edition ‘Black Edition’ Corsa adds a new engine to the range, a punchy 1.4 Turbo Start/Stop unit, making it one of the most powerful Corsas on the market.

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Aston Martin Vanquish revealed

Aston Martin VanquishSitting proudly at the pinnacle of the luxury British car maker’s sports car line-up, this breath-taking new super grand tourer represents the zenith of current Aston Martin design and engineering.

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Week one: Vehicle layout, basic checks and changing a wheel!

GemmaWell, the countdown has begun to BCOT running my course for ladies and as the excitement builds I want to run you all through what you can expect if you choose to join me on the Car Maintenance for Women – An Introduction.

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Kahn Design Casino Royale grey metallic Aston Martin DBS

 Aston Martin DBSIn hard-top form, the Kahn Aston Martin DBS white is awe-inspiring, an alluring combination of style, sophistication, majesty, convention, comfort and practicality that James Bond himself would be proud off, especially with the unique number plate attached!

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New Kia Sorento

Kia SorentoKia’s hugely successful Sorento SUV will receive a host of significant improvements when the new upgraded model goes on sale later this year.

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Audi SQ5 TDI launches

Audi SQ5 TDIAudi TDI power flexes its considerable muscle both on and off the circuit in this weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans race as the new road-going SQ5 TDI makes a very fitting debut at the annual endurance marathon alongside the diesel-powered Audi R18 sports prototypes.

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Patriotic MINI Rocketman Concept

MINI Rocketman ConceptThis summer the best athletes from some 200 countries will gather in London, England for the London 2012 Games – the biggest sporting spectacle on the planet.

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New Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

Jeep Grand Cherokee SRTThe new Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT boasts an aggressive and muscular look with 20-inch alloy wheels, lowered profile, functional design features and race-inspired interior.

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Ferrari 458 Italia by A. Kahn Design

Ferrari 458 ItaliaShrouded in voluptuous red aluminum-alloy couture, attracting everything and everybody around it like a magnet, Afzal Kahn’s latest expression of motoring excellence is Italian of nature but the truly British awe-inspiring blueprint makes this vehicle extraordinary.

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How things have changed!

GemLadies only Automotive course!

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Westminster Black Label Edition by A. Kahn Design

Westminster Black Label Edition Royal events are often been marked by commemorative stamps, coins and a range of memorabilia.

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New BMW M Performance edition

 BMW M3 Performance EditionTwo exclusive new M Performance Editions for the BMW M3 and BMW M5 are being built by BMW M GmbH solely for the UK market.

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New Ford Focus ST priced

Ford Focus STFord’s exciting new 250PS Focus ST, one of the UK’s most keenly-anticipated performance hatchbacks, will go on sale from 1st June 2012, priced from £21,995 on the road.

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Renault Alpine A 110-50 concept car revealed

Renault Alpine A 110-50 The Alpine Berlinette turns 50 this year and, to mark the event, Renault has created a concept car named Renault Alpine A 110-50, dedicated to performance and driving enjoyment.

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New Peugeot 301

Peugeot 301The new Peugeot 301 is a clear illustration of the Marque's internationalisation and demonstrates its desire to conquer new markets.

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New Mercedes-Benz SL priced

Mercedes-Benz SLPricing for the sixth generation of the world’s most iconic roadster, the new SL-Class Roadster has now been confirmed.

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New Abarth 695 Edizione Maserati

Abarth 695 Edizione MaseratiThe new limited edition Abarth 695 Maserati Edition will cost £32,000 (OTR) when it goes on sale in the UK at the end of this year, the high performance brand has just announced. A set of stunning Tramontano leather luggage is among the exclusive convertible’s long list of standard equipment.

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Motorways 70 or 80 – do we have a justified need for speed?

MototowayA campaign against an 80 mile an hour speed limit on motorways has launched at the same time as a Highway Code app to improve road safety.

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Mitsubishi ASX first drive

Mitsubishi ASXThe new Mitsubishi ASX is practical, stylish and an environmentally responsible family car at a price that’s not out of reach for most family budgets.

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New Chevrolet Trax

Chevrolet TraxThe Chevrolet Trax, an all-new small sport utility vehicle, will join the Chevrolet portfolio and make its debut at the Paris Motor Show in September 2012.

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New MINI John Cooper Works GP

MINI John Cooper Works GPOnly once has there been anything like it, but even that wasn’t as quick. With the MINI John Cooper Works GP, the British premium brand has come up with another car of exceptional talent designed to deliver extreme performance on both the race track and the road.

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How to approach the used car market with confidence

Ford Fiesta Anyone with even a slight interest in motoring will be no stranger to the depreciation which new cars see in the first few years of ownership.

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Last of the right hand drive SAAB 9-3 go on sale

Saab 9-3 Saab Parts UK has successfully secured the sale of the last remaining 26 right-hand drive MY12 Saab 9-3 Convertibles for UK customers.

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Kia Optima first drive

Kia OptimaLIKE A BMW, BUT MUCH MUCH BETTER!!

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New Porsche Boxter arrives

Porsche BoxterThe new Boxster arrives in Porsche Centres in the UK and Ireland this weekend, offering open-top driving enthusiasts a new generation of the benchmark roadster.

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Nissan Juke-R goes into production

Nissan Juke-R Nissan has announced that its innovative Juke-R crossover will be made available to buy in a very limited run on build-to-order basis.

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Exclusive Imperium Audentia Bentley GTC convertible

Bentley Continental GTCImperium Automotive the Bentley personalisation specialists have today launched their new limited edition customisation package for the new generation Bentley Continental GTC.

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New Kia K9 Luxury saloon

Kia K9Kia’s all-new luxury flagship saloon, the K9, has gone on sale in Korea, introducing Kia to an entirely new segment of the global automotive market.

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New Audi TT RS plus

Audi TT RS plusAudi has just loosened the leash on the already extreme TT RS to create the new TT RS plus,

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Afzal Kahn JEEP restoration challenge

JeepJust how did Afzal Kahn’s team of savvy designers persuade the principal British designer to take time out of his busy schedule to oversee the transformation of a vehicle with 75,000 miles on the clock?

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New Polo R Line

Polo R LineVolkswagen is adding even more style to its popular supermini, with the launch of the Polo R Line, which builds on the impressive specification of the Polo Match with unique styling touches inside and out.

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Award for MG Icon concept car

MG Icon concept carMG has scooped a major design award with its stunning MG Icon concept car.

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Peugeot ‘Just add fuel’

Peugeot at the pumpsPeugeot has revamped its insurance for its successful Just Add Fuel (JAF) scheme.

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Vesuvius edition Evoque by A. Kahn Design

Vesuvius edition Evoque by A. Kahn DesignAfzal Kahn received much acclaim for fashioning his first Range Rover Evoque in December 2011, a matt grey take of the model which has already been duly replicated.

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New BMW X5 5S 3.OD auto by A. Kahn Design

BMW X5Designed to challenge conventions and redefine ideals – Afzal Kahn’s latest release has a richness befitting an exclusive nature.

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Nissan GT-R Track Pack arrives

Nissan GT-R Track PackNissan’s 22 High Performance Centres are braced for the first deliveries of the most focussed GT-R.

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