Essential steps to take when renting a car

Vauxhall Astra So, your main car is in the garage, and you have an all-important road trip looming. Just what can you do? Fortunately, in this day and age it’s easy peasy to be able to rent a car, of any size and make.

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Special Clio R.S. set for Monaco debut

Clio R.STo mark its fortieth anniversary and celebrate Renault's return as a Formula 1 team, Renault Sport will be unveiling a special version of Clio R.S. at the legendary Monaco Grand Prix.

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New VW Touareg R-Line Plus

VW Touareg R-Line Plus The latest Volkswagen Touareg is a perennially popular luxury SUV that is now gaining that bit more luxury with the arrival of the new range-topping trim level: R-Line Plus.

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New Peugeot 3008 SUV

Peugeot 3008 SUV PEUGEOT is today announcing the new PEUGEOT 3008 SUV, its most advanced compact SUV.

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Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Concept unveiled

Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato ConceptAston Martin and Italian design-house Zagato have announced the Vanquish Zagato Concept, the latest creation from their long-standing partnership.

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New Suzuki Baleno

Suzuki BalenoSuzuki is well known globally for its expertise in small cars and the new Baleno hatchback is its latest example.

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Volvo 40 series concept car revealed

Volvo Concept 40.1Volvo today unveiled two new concept cars that move the Swedish brand in an audacious new direction and mark the official launch of its global small car strategy.

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Rolls-Royce Phantom Zenith Collection

Rolls-Royce Phantom Zenith Collection The Phantom Zenith Collection – representing some of the very last Phantom Drophead Coupé and Phantom Coupé motor cars ever to be built, will serve as true collectors’ pieces.

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Everything you want from your new hatchback

Golf GTI Clubsport Edition 40A hot hatchback could be the perfect vehicle for first-time drivers. Or, drivers who would love a sports car but can’t quite afford one.

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On the road with the Alfa Romeo Giulietta

Alfa Romeo GiuliettaThe sun is finally starting to appear and the weather is getting better and better by the day.

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Top tips for keeping your car out of the garage

VW BeetleWhile some car enthusiasts and vintage car restorers enjoy spending almost as much time making repairs to their vehicles as they do driving them, the average driver wants to make as few trips to the garage as they can.

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New Abarth 595 priced

Abarth 595Pricing and specification for the all-new Abarth 595 have just been announced by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles UK, ahead of the stunning new car’s arrival here today (13 May).

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The Things a Good Family SUV Needs

MG GS SUV SUVs have become a really dominant force in the car market in recent times.

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Volkswagen Polo Beats special edition

Volkswagen Polo Beats special editionThe Volkswagen Polo is one of the enduring mainstays of the German brand in the UK.

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New Alfa Romeo Giulia

Alfa Romeo GiuliaDeveloped by the best engineers, designers and stylists within FCA, the new Giulia embodies the core elements that have made Alfa Romeo one of the world's best-loved automotive brands:

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Must-Read Tips For New Motorcycle Owners

MotorcycleA motorcycle is nothing quite like any vehicle you might have owned before. For one, it can be a good deal more thrilling. But it’s also a good deal more dangerous if not used right.

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New DS 3 Givenchy Le MakeUp

DS 3 Givenchy Le MakeUpDS Automobiles and Givenchy Le MakeUp have today announced a limited edition New DS 3, which will be available to order in the UK from 1 June 2016.

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62% of car buyers are worried about buying clocked cars

speedometerOSV Ltd, a leading vehicle leasing provider, today revealed that 62% of car buyers are worried about buying a clocked vehicle.

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On the road with the Mitsubishi L200 Series 5 Barbarian Double Cab

Mitsubishi L200 Series 5 Barbarian Double CabPick-up trucks are a fundamental part of Mitsubishi Motors and the current L200 has won more awards than any of its rivals put together.

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MG GS SUV unveiled at the London Motor Show

MG GS SUV MG Motor UK has unveiled its all-new SUV, the MG GS, at the London Motor Show today and announced an automatic DCT gearbox will be available.

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New Fiat Tipo announced

FIAT Tipo The all-new FIAT Tipo hatchback and Station Wagon have been launched to the UK media in Turin, affording them their first opportunity to experience its exceptional roominess, high specification, robust quality and outstanding efficiency, not to mention its stylish Italian flair.

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On the road with the Land Rover Discovery Sport

Land Rover Discovery SportEverybody loves a Land Rover because they are in two simple words ‘brilliant machines’.

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Golf GTI Clubsport S smashes the Nürburgring lap record

Golf GTI Clubsport SThe Golf GTI Clubsport S flies over the start/finish line of the “Green Hell” like an arrow. With German racing driver Benny Leuchter (28) at the wheel, the most powerful Golf GTI ever has just smashed the existing lap record for front-wheel-drive production cars on the Nürburgring Nordschleife.

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New BMW i3 94Ah

BMW i3 94AhThe BMW i3 is the world’s first premium car designed from the ground up to be powered by an electric drive system.

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Porsche Cayenne goes Platinum

Porsche Cayenne Platinum EditionPorsche will offer two new Cayenne Platinum Edition models. Porsche uses the Platinum Edition designation for selected configurations that are offered for only a limited time.

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New Lexus debuts at the Beijing Motorshow

Lexus ISA daring new styling direction, exciting performance and innovative technology defined the completely new Lexus IS that was introduced in 2013.

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World premiere of the VW T-Prime Concept GTE

T-Prime Concept GTE The T-Prime Concept GTE concept car is a premium class sport utility vehicle.

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How To Keep Your Car Safe & In Peak Condition

Car All car owners want to get the most out of their vehicles.

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New Porsche 718 Cayman unveiled

Porsche 718 CaymanToday, Porsche proudly unveils the new 718 Cayman.

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Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration concept previews

Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration Infiniti has revealed its daring new QX Sport Inspiration concept car at a design-themed media preview, two days before the car makes its public world premiere at the 2016 Beijing Auto Show.

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Shell unveils ultra energy efficient concept car

Shell Concept carShell has today unveiled a concept city car which, if it were ever to go into production, could deliver material reductions in energy use in the road transport sector.

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What is the cost of driving ?

Renault car The UK is one of the world’s more expensive countries to be a motorist – but how does it compare to others? From motoring powerhouses like the US to the land of the supercar in the U.A.E., the piece explores eight countries in total.

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Our Top 3 Mid-Range Performance Cars

Ford Focus RS If you’re looking for a happy middle ground between powerful performance and practicality, looking into a medium sized high-performance car is your best bet.

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New Civic Sport Variant Launched

Honda Civic Sport Variant Honda has today announced a new addition to the popular British-built Civic range.

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TF Sport's Johnston and Adam take British GT victory

Track Action (Photo by British GT)Derek Johnston and Jonny Adam began their 2016 British GT campaign with victory at the Brands Hatch season opener.

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Team Parker's Parfitt & Morris on pole for British GT opener at Brands

Track action Team Parker Racing’s Rick Parfitt Jnr and Seb Morris will line up on pole position for tomorrow’s opening round of this season’s British GT Championship

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Jeep announces new 75th anniversary range

75th Anniversary range - Jeep CherokeeA new limited edition range of Jeep vehicles is being launched in the UK today (14 April) to celebrate the legendary brand’s 75th Anniversary.

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Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration first glimpse

Infiniti QX Sport InspirationInfiniti has revealed a first glimpse of its daring new QX Sport Inspiration, an exploration of the brand’s vision for a next-generation, mid-size premium SUV.

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On the road with the Mazda CX3

Mazda CX3 The CX-3 is powered by Mazda’s SKYACTIV-D Diesel, four-cylinder in-line, DOHC, 16-valve engine that produces 105ps at 4000rpm and 270Nm at 1600-2500rpm.

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On the road with the Peugeot 308 GTi

Peugeot 308 GTiThis month’s road test puts me in the driving seat of the new Peugeot 308 GTi.

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Audi has gone to even greater lengths with the A8 L

Audi A8 L extended Audi has gone to even greater lengths to deliver all of the familiar trappings associated with its flagship A8 L model in an entirely unique format of considerable proportions.

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Surprise early British GT return for Jamie Chadwick

The SuperRacing Aston (Photo by Marc Waller)Jamie Chadwick, the reigning British GT4 champion and BRDC rising star,

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Car club vs car-ownership

FiatWe all enjoy the convenience of having our own vehicle, but the cost of owning and running it can be draining on the bank account.

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New Golf GTI Clubsport Edition 40

Golf GTI Clubsport Edition 40‘Iconic’ is, perhaps, a word bandied around all too freely but, when applied to the mould-breaking Golf GTI, it can be used with genuine justification.

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New refreshed Audi A3

Audi A3The Audi A3 is accelerating to catch up with the Vorsprung durch Technik brand’s latest technological developments

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Bentley launches new GT Speed and striking Black Edition

Bentley Continental GT Speed Black EditionBentley unveils today the revised Continental GT Speed, raising the bar even further in terms of exclusivity and performance.

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New 367 horsepower Volvo S60 Polestar

Volvo S60 PolestarVolvo Cars has announced the launch of the quickest car it has ever made – the new 367 hp Polestar V60 estate.

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New Kia Soul Urban

Kia Soul UrbanKia have announced the launch of the new Soul ‘Urban’, a special edition model joining the funky and stylish Soul line-up.

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New Volkswagen Beetle Dune

Volkswagen Beetle DuneThe Volkswagen Beetle is renowned as an automotive style icon with, perhaps, the most well-known silhouette of any modern car.

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New Peugeot 208 XS

PEUGEOT 208 XSPEUGEOT is introducing a new limited-run special edition of the hugely popular, award-winning 208 hatchback.

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It’s good to be beside the seaside in my Kia Sorento

Kia SorentoLast week I was loaned the new Kia Sorento – so in my usual haste I shot off for a quick dash to Caister-on-Sea in Norfolk

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