Saturday 29th April 2017,
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Our naughty driving secrets

Our naughty driving secrets

Research undertaken by organisers of the British Motor Show uncovered bizarre behaviour behind the wheel. A fifth of British drivers (21%) have been frisky with their partners whilst driving, almost a third flirt with traffic wardens to avoid tickets (30%) and a fifth spend more time checking out good-looking drivers than focusing on the road [...]

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Mitsuoka to build LHD Orochi

Mitsuoka to build LHD Orochi

The Japanese car designer Mitsuoka will build a left-hand drive version of the Orochi to export it in countries such as Qatar or South Korea. The small carmaker from Toyama has decided build a left-hand drive Orochi after a potential customer from Qatar made an offer that company executives couldn’t refuse. Aware of the demand [...]

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Bentley Boys S3 design study

Bentley Boys S3 design study

An automotive engineer has unveiled the S3 design study that marque’s purist will likely compare to a crime of lese-majesty. Arturo Alonso and his team have designed the Bentely Boys S3 and have set the ambitious plan to build three unique cars if the design study receives enough interest. Each car would be sold at [...]

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A new British supercar on St George’s Day

A new British supercar on St George’s Day

A new Bristish supercar will be launched on 23rd April after eight years of development. The manufacturer, Keating, claims the car broke the world speed record held at the time by Bugatti during private testing. The supercar will be available in two versions, the TKR and the SKR. The latter will be the entry-level want [...]

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Women leave £2 billion worth of personal belongings in their cars

Women leave £2 billion worth of personal belongings in their cars

The insurance company Sheilas’ Wheels has conducted a research showing that 38 per cent of women leave at least four personal items in their car on a regular basis, with a further 18% admitting to leaving seven or more! On average, £129 worth of personal items are being left in the cars of female motorists [...]

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Stirling Moss named greatest F1 driver of all time

Stirling Moss named greatest F1 driver of all time

Stirling Moss has been named the greatest F1 driver of all time by Autocar Formula One guru Alan Henry. The journalist has published a new book in which he gives his own top 100 list of F1 driver. The top four positions – Moss, Clark, Senna and Prost have a total of 133 wins between [...]

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Geneva: Brabus Bullit Black Arrow

Geneva: Brabus Bullit Black Arrow

Brabus has unveiled its own interpretation of a sporty Mercedes C-class powered by a 730bhp V12 engine. You’ve just bought the latest C63 AMG and think you own the most powerful C-class available on the market. Well, sorry to tell you that Brabus has released a more powerful C-class named Bullit Black Arrow. The new [...]

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Geneva: Giugiaro Quaranta

Geneva: Giugiaro Quaranta

The famous designer has unveiled its latest astonishing concept car, Quaranta, to celebrate its 70th anniversary. When we celebrate our 50th or 60th birthday, one does like the organize a big party. Giorgetto Giugiaro see things differently and decided to commemorate its milestone by unveiling the Quaranta. The name is also a reference to the [...]

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Castagna unveils the 500 WoodyWagon

Castagna unveils the 500 WoodyWagon

Italian coachbuilder Castagna has unveiled the Fiat 500 WoodyWagon at Geneva which is a stretched Fiat 500 mimicking the famous Mini Clubman. The Fiat 500 has been stretched by 50-60mm at the rear overhang as the wheelbase keeps its dimension. The C-pillar has been moved back, of course, and is also more vertical featuring a [...]

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Arien unveils the Atom 500

Arien unveils the Atom 500

Ariel has announced a new version of its Atom model, the Ariel Atom 500. On the menu: 500kg, 500bhp, 100bhp per tonne. The radical new Atom will be powered by a 500bhp V8 whose provider remains unknown. The engine will be equipped with a supercharger and will feature an alloy construction and a dry slump. [...]

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