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Mercedes C-Class 2014

Mercedes C-Class 2014

A new presence on the road, the 2014 Mercedes C-Class exudes enough elegance and has sufficient flair to pose as a more expensive car than it really is. Taking design cues from the bigger brother, the luxury limousine S-Class, the C shares a similar fascia and rear end, without being too intrusive – just enough […]

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Nissan Qashqai 2014 Review

Nissan Qashqai 2014 Review

Arguably one of the most successful models that Nissan has ever produced, the original Nissan Qashqai started the crossover trend, offering a relatively compact and capable car mated to an elevated ride height that stepped into the SUV area, but not completely. Through its peculiar construction, it inspired a niche market that has grown considerably. […]

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VW Scirocco 2014 Review

VW Scirocco 2014 Review

  The latest Scirocco to grace our eyes this year is dubbed by Volkswagen itself, the New Scirocco. The strange naming convention started with another model, the Beetle, whose 2014 edition received the same treatment, in order to differentiate itself from the older model. Why did they do that? We don’t know, but then, they […]

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Lexus CT200h Review

Lexus CT200h Review

  The Lexus CT200h represents’ first foray into the compact car class, being, as the manufacturer calls it, “the world’s first hybrid luxury compact”. Moreover, it’s also the first small dimension automobile to come from Lexus, as the car makes is mostly known for saloons, coupes and SUVs. So how does it fare? First of […]

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Honda Civic Type R 2015

Honda Civic Type R 2015

“Forget butterflies. Put bees in your stomach.” These are the first words you’ll see when you access the Honda Civic Type R section on Honda’s UK site. Brilliant, isn’t it? The newest iteration of the high performance hot hatch from Honda promises to “Get back from the red” (the red is the signature colour used […]

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Nissan GT-R 2014 Review.

Nissan GT-R 2014 Review.

  Generally, in the realm of performance automobiles, raw muscle comes at a cost; a considerable one, we might add. Not so with the Nissan GT-R, which offers blistering figures at a reasonable price tag – for a supercar, that is. Nissan’s foray into the turf generally owned by Corvette, Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini, Noble and […]

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Mazda MX-5 2016 Review

Mazda MX-5 2016 Review

  The fourth generation MX-5 was Mazda’s most awaited reveal this year. After news that the company reached the benchmark of 947,000 examples sold since the model’s inception, 25 years ago, the eagerness of both the public and auto magazines increased, spurred by spy shots and computer renderings. At the 2014 Paris Motor Show, the […]

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Bugatti Veyron Super Sport

Bugatti Veyron Super Sport

If a single figure should stand up for this car, it would be 431. Kilometres per hour (267 mph), that is. Yes, you heard it right, and that makes the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport the fastest production car on the planet. Twice. Let us explain. See, in 2005, the original Veyron claimed the record with 408.47km/h. After […]

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Mazda MX-5 Review

Mazda MX-5 Review

If someone were to ask you what is the bestselling two door sports car in the world, what would you answer? A Lotus? A Ferrari? A Lamborghini maybe? Well, you can forget about all of the above, because the absolute champion in terms of sales, measured on a global scale, is the legendary Mazda MX-5 […]

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Mazda 3 2014 Review

Mazda 3 2014 Review

  The Mazda 3, one of Mazda’s most popular vehicles, has returned in a new form. Bearing the third generation name, the new SkyActiv platform and a refreshed design, the latest of the Japanese hatches has come to fight with the class heavyweights. What’s more interesting is that globally, one of any Mazda models currently […]

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Toyota FCV Fuel Cell

Toyota FCV Fuel Cell

  Toyota is a car manufacturer that doesn’t need any presentation – it’s so big, that it took over General Motors as the largest vehicle producer on the globe and it had better sales, despite the fact that the American conglomerate owned more brands than its Japanese counterpart. Also, Toyota has been at the forefront […]

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VW Beetle Sport 2014

VW Beetle Sport 2014

  For 2014, Volkswagen decided to refresh the image of its popular Beetle. The reason why it did it? Well, despite the fact that the previous iteration of the model sold in decent numbers, it seems it didn’t appeal too much to the male population. This year, however, the new VW Beetle Sport comes to […]

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Vauxhall Astra SRi 2014

Vauxhall Astra SRi 2014

A swift glance is all it takes for one to fall in love with the lines of this car. The Vauxhall Astra SRi, at present, is one of the best looking cars in its class. Its lines are very dynamic and its silhouette, extremely svelte, resembles that of a super model. Well, perhaps not that […]

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VW Golf GTI Mk7

VW Golf GTI Mk7

  The VW Golf GTI has become such an iconic car, that it hardly needs a presentation. Starting from the very first Mk1 edition and up to the latest, the Mk7 (the unit we are reviewing), the three letters stuck to its grille have awoken many emotions in the hearts of car lovers all across […]

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Ford Focus ST 2014

Ford Focus ST 2014

The Ford Focus is one of the most well known and recognizable cars on the road, and that applies to its performance variant, the ST. A true legend amongst the enthusiasts, the ST was a reliable car that delivered serious muscle when it was pushed and could very well be used to carry the groceries […]

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Seat Leon Cupra 2014

Seat Leon Cupra 2014

  2014 has been a very busy year for automakers. Facelifts upon facelifts and power variants of their stock models have invaded the car market. We have seen the likes of Ford Fiesta ST, Mini Cooper S, Renault Megane RS and Peugeot 208 GTi release the performance oriented versions of their hot-hatches for their audience, […]

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Peugeot 208 GTi 2014

Peugeot 208 GTi 2014

  The 2014 Peugeot 208 GTi model had a gruelling task: that of filling the shoes of its older sibling, the legendary Peugeot 205 GTi and, not to mention, to clear the memory of the previous two iterations to bear the three letter badge (206 and 207 GTi), which have not been among the most […]

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Renault Clio Sport 2014

Renault Clio Sport 2014

  The hot-hatch market is one of the most competitive niches in the automotive world and whoever is the top dog will end up with the laurels – and the money – at the end of the day. From this very reason, numerous manufacturers battle to promote their latest mini racer, upgrade it and fit […]

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How To Sell My Car Fast

How To Sell My Car Fast

I want to sell my car fast what should I do? What if anything can I do to help increase the resale value?   Here are a few tips that will help you get your car sold quick and get the maximum value for your car. Whether you’re trading it in at the car shop […]

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Renault Megane RS Review

Renault Megane RS Review

Renaultsport has a history of upgrading the classic Renault Megane RS, which has been the standard for focused handling in hot hatchback cars for the last few years. The RS 265 is one of the best examples of its highly admired results. The Renaultsport Megane 250 was an impressive hot hatchback, but it couldn’t match […]

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Buying a car? Tips on what to look for.

Buying a car? Tips on what to look for.

  Buying a car can be fun. If you’re looking for a new car then let’s make that experience fun. Shopping a car store for your next vehicle with proper information already thought out will make the experience joyful. Used cars need preliminary research. However you will want to inspect the vehicle and ask questions […]

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Ford Fiesta ST 2014 Review

Ford Fiesta ST 2014 Review

  What happens when you take an iconic Fiesta and you give it even more oomph? You get the Ford Fiesta ST The most dramatic change that Ford has made was to remove the signature a-la-Aston grille and replace it with a blacked out, mesh one that has the Ford Fiesta ST badge in its […]

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Ford Fiesta 2014 Review

Ford Fiesta 2014 Review

  The Ford Fiesta is one of the most recognizable vehicles in the world. Automotive publications have praised it for its styling, low running costs and its value for money. Even Ford itself calls it “Britain’s best-selling car of all time”! That alone should say something about the spirit that the car embodies. For 2014, […]

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Mini Cooper S 2014 Review

Mini Cooper S 2014 Review

  For 2014, the Mini Cooper S model, has received a well deserved makeover, in order to stay up-to-date with the latest technological advances and stylistic changes. Competition in the small class is fierce, with rivals such as Ford Focus ST, Seat Leon Cupra or the Renault Mégane RS just waiting to sell more units […]

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Range Rover Evoque 2014 Review

Range Rover Evoque 2014 Review

  The Range Rover Evoque was the first model in the Range Rover family to “break the mould”, stylistically speaking. A bold, aggressive design, with a grinning front spoiler, a swept back roofline and a compact rear end differentiated it from its rather conventionally looking siblings in the marque’s offering. It was this decision that […]

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BMW Series 4 Coupe Review

BMW Series 4 Coupe Review

Although the BMW Series 4 Coupe is labelled a ‘brand new model’, it is loosely based on the old 3 series. The decision was made in order to separate the Saloon from the Coupe and Cabriolet versions, allowing for a more aggressive styling, while adding a bit more intrigue and exclusivity to the car. A […]

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Jaguar F-Type Coupe Review

Jaguar F-Type Coupe Review

  With the introduction of the Jaguar F-Type Coupe, Jaguar has made a powerful statement within the premium sports car sector. Its stunning design acts as a refreshing sign that the manufacturer has made a strong comeback to the market: swooping lines, nicely contoured wheel arches, and an aggressive fascia that holds true to the […]

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Nissan Juke 2014 Review

Nissan Juke 2014 Review

For 2014, Nissan decided to give a facelift to its popular small size SUV, the Nissan Juke. Major modifications have not taken place, as the car has the same iconic design as its predecessor – which some might consider ugly, but as a compromise, let’s call it different. Actually, this approach has made the model […]

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Can Tennis Balls Dent Your Car?

Can Tennis Balls Dent Your Car?

Was your child playing tennis and their Roger Federer shot dented your car with the tennis ball? You must be thinking can a tennis ball really dent a car? The answer to this question would be a simple YES!. A tennis ball can leave a dent on your car depending on various factors. If your […]

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Vehicle Tax Changes 2014

Vehicle Tax Changes 2014

October is a big month for UK drivers with vehicle tax changes coming – both in how it is paid and how drivers have to prove that they have paid it. These changes were brought about by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in order to reduce administration costs, overhead, and reduce the burden on drivers. […]

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Car Paintwork Care

Car Paintwork Care

A breakdown of useful tips when looking after your car paintwork. 1)  WASHING YOUR CAR When you wash your car there are a few things you will need to remember because there are certain tools that you use and also there are certain things that you would not want to use. So before you begin […]

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BMW i8 Review

BMW i8 Review

The BMW i8 is here to change the way that you think about fuel efficiency while you’re on the road. Imagine being able to find a vehicle that had a beautiful body, an engine that roared and made you giddy when you drove it, and has great fuel economy. Now, think of most sports cars […]

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Toyota GT86 CS-R3 Rally Car Review

Toyota GT86 CS-R3 Rally Car Review

  Although many of the cars of this type have been quite a let down, the Toyota GT86 CS-R3 rally car really does hit the mark perfectly in a variety of different ways. The car is not only light weight, making it perfect for going around turns, but is also incredibly affordable compared to many of […]

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Bad Drivers

Bad Drivers

People have a common stigma that says out of the two sexes women are the bad drivers. There are studies, however, that show women are actually the safer drivers. This is due to a lot of reasons such as biology, the way men think, and even just the occupations that men usually have. There are […]

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Women have trouble parking

Women have trouble parking

There is a common joke around the country that women have trouble parking. Now, obviously this is all relative and there is no valid proof that men are better drivers than women, but there is a consensus that if you go up to 100 men and 100 women, you will find that most will say […]

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Why Should I Wear a Seat Belt?

Why Should I Wear a Seat Belt?

Having a vehicle comes with a lot of responsibility and this means you will need to make sure you wear your seat belt. You may ask your self; why should I wear a seat belt? There are simple answers to this question. Wearing a seat belt properly can save your life. When you are in […]

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Google Building Self Driving Car

Google Building Self Driving Car

Not long ago, Google uncovered another model for its continuous project to make a heading towards. Self driving car that could change our mode of travel on the road forever….. The search engine giant used years testing self-sufficient engineering by changing the Toyota Prius, and Audi TT (Top Gear’s review)and Lexus Rx450h. These vehicles have […]

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The Dos and Donts of Washing your Car

The Dos and Donts of Washing your Car

For many car owners washing your car by hand can be almost mission impossible, but I must tell you that it is the best way to maintain a new car look. I’m not going to write about the difference between car washing by hand and a car wash. Instead of that we are going to […]

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Look After Your Vehicle: Car Body Repairs

Look After Your Vehicle: Car Body Repairs

With finances in short supply for a lot of people, it pays to keep your car in good condition. That means making sure that it is serviced on time, and any car body repairs that need doing are completed before the damage gets worse. With cars these days costing so much money, not to mention […]

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What Motor Oil Should You Put in Your Car

What Motor Oil Should You Put in Your Car

So how do we choose a good motor oil? To choose a good motor oil there are a number of things you need to be familiar with, these are viscosity, additives and oil ratings and classification codes. If you care about your car and want it to be reliable and dependent, you need to make […]

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