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GLASS EYE NOT ALL SEEING

GLASS EYE NOT ALL SEEING

A deaf 83-year-old motorist with a glass eye has been banned from driving for 45 days after he was caught speeding on the A9 in his new car. Maurice Hollyfield was doing 88mph while towing a trailer on a single carriageway with a 50mph limit. Perth Sheriff Court heard it […]

SNOW JOKE (VOLVO WINTER DRIVING IN SWEDEN)

SNOW JOKE (VOLVO WINTER DRIVING IN SWEDEN)

          OVER a cold beer the nice man from Volvo cheerfully claimed that it was usually much colder where we were. “Normally it can be as low as minus 25 – in the daytime,” he cheerfully informed me. Fortunately I’d only seen minus five on the […]

Caddy Maxi goes on sale

Caddy Maxi goes on sale

PRICES and specifications for Volkswagen’s Caddy Maxi range have been releases. The range will go on sale on February 18 and creates a new class of compact van for Volkswagen between its existing Caddy and Transporter models. The new Caddy Maxi is 470 mm longer than the Caddy and offers […]

Suzuki takes 40% stake in Suzuki Malaysia

Suzuki takes 40% stake in Suzuki Malaysia

A Suzuki dealership in Kuala Lumpur Swift being assembled in the AMM plant in Pahang As markets grow in size, they become more significant to carmakers who see it worthwhile to become directly involved in the distribution and marketing activities. This has been the trend in Malaysia since the late […]

320 bhp Suzuki SX4

320 bhp Suzuki SX4

Following the successful testing in selected events of the 2007 World Rally Championship (WRC), the Suzuki WRC Team has begun an assault on the 2008 championship with the SX4 WRC which is derived from the SX4. Developed as a driver-friendly World Rally Car by Suzuki Sport, Suzuki?s motorsports division, extensive […]

TOP TEN: CARS TO MAKE OUT IN ON ST.VALENTINE’S DAY

TOP TEN: CARS TO MAKE OUT IN ON ST.VALENTINE’S DAY

IF YOU don’t know already you’re either in denial or in big trouble, but with Valentine’s Day just around the corner every one of us is expected to be far more romantic than usual. The rest of the year is your own business, but on this particular day it appears […]

Renault Koleos

Renault Koleos

Seven years after Renault displayed a prototype called the Koleos, a production model will appear in showrooms and it is said to be the first-ever crossover model from the French carmaker. That point is actually a bit odd since Renault sold a 4WD variant of the Scenic (called the RX4) […]

TEN BRITS WHO COULD BE WORLD CHAMPIONS

TEN BRITS WHO COULD BE WORLD CHAMPIONS

Britain has a great record of producing motorcycle world champions – Barry Sheene, Carl Fogarty, Neil Hodgson and James Toseland. Who will be our next two-wheeled world champion? Tom Rayner looks at the contenders. THESE 10 men are hungry in pursuit of victory – each one focused on one thing: […]

A LITTLE BIT OF FRENCH FANCY

THERE is no such thing as a stiff upper lip in France. If the French aren’t happy, they show it. And woe betides anybody who should get in their way. Mike Bacon, head of BRS car-parts company, based in Devecey, eastern France, should know. Mr Bacon was taken hostage and […]

MASERATI ADDS GLAMOUR FOR WOMAC

MASERATI ADDS GLAMOUR FOR WOMAC

As London gets ready to play host to over 50 trend setting designers showing their Autumn/Winter 08 collections, Italian supercar legend Maserati has once again paired up with London’s leading model agency Independent to create a truly glamorous partnership. The on-going collaboration sees the luxurious Maserati Quattroporte and the internationally […]