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CHRISTMAS MOTORING: STOCKING FILLERS

              RADIO CONTROLLED CARS Blokes who are mad about toy cars have, let’s face it, never really grown up. So why not give a petrolhead you know a big toy car. Only these ones are radio controlled! Easy to assemble and maintain, these fuel […]

CHRISTMAS MOTORING: THE ULTIMATE GIFTS

                Books, DVDs and magazine subscriptions may be enough for some, but there are plenty of car fans out there who need the smell of burning rubber to satisfy their urges. Here are a selection of the best automotive experiences to keep a […]

Crafter delivers Van of the Year Award

Crafter delivers Van of the Year Award

VOLKSWAGEN’S recently-launched large panel van, the Crafter, has claimed the top award at the prestigious What Van? Van of the Year Awards. A strong engine line-up, a major emphasis on safety, a huge range and standard six-speed manual gearbox all contributed to the judges’ decision. In summing up, they said: […]

CHRISTMAS MOTORING: CHRISTMAS CAR GADGETS

      Stuck for ideas as to what to buy your beloved petrolhead this Christmas? Look no further. 1. Satellite Navigation System Price tag: £200-250 Map reading is so last century. Satnav is the new black, and it’s actually really useful. The Mio C510E has all the key info […]

Citroen’s Dispatch details

Citroen’s Dispatch details

CITROEN has announced first details of its new, expanded Dispatch range, which is set to go on sale in the UK in early 2007. The new Dispatch, known as Jumpy in other markets, is designed to appeal to a broader customer base and replaces the current model that was launched […]

New van range revealed

New van range revealed

BOSSES of PSA Peugeot Citroen and Fiat have revealed their new range of jointly-developed light vans. To be launched in mid-January 2007, the newcomers succeed the Peugeot Expert, Citroen Dispatch and Fiat Scudo, and keep their respective names. These new compact light commercial vehicles are available in a broad range […]

SPECIAL FEATURE: RUSSIAN REVOLUTIONS (DRIVING ACROSS RUSSIA)

          EVERY now and again, you get an offer you can’t refuse. On previous occasions these have come mainly from Benny the Bookie and a charming local character called Nicky Pliers, but this time, the source was the mighty Mercedes-Benz. “Would you like to drive across […]

TOP TEN BOND CARS

TOP TEN BOND CARS

ALL THE best Bond films are complete with a few essential ingredients; crackpot villain, gorgeous girl, vicious henchman, smart suits, cocktails and a car chase. Even when the Q department fail to supply suitable transport, Bond will find some of his own. In honour of the imminent release of the […]

Relay steps up a weight (Citroen Relay)

Relay steps up a weight (Citroen Relay)

CITROEN’S new Relay range is its first van to offer a four tonne gross vehicle weight. “The new Citroën Relay sets the standard in the 3.0 – 4.0 tonne gvw sector,” claims Robert Handyside, Citroen UK’s commercial vehicles operations manager. “It is the only van with Trafficmaster Smartnav GPS Satellite […]

TOP TEN SCARY CARS

TOP TEN SCARY CARS

WITH Halloween rapidly approaching, we cringe in fear as we consider some X-rated offerings from the past, present and future. Mwah-ha-ha-ha… MAYBACH EXCELERO Just looking at this monster is enough to make you feel two fangs scratching hungrily at your neck. Dracula in automotive form, this thing is also rich, […]