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MARCH 2007 REGISTRATIONS: FIVE CARS YOU MUST DRIVE

      DEALERS have never been keener to provide you with a test drive. In fact, seeing as they have gone to all the trouble of ordering the latest automotive masterpieces from head office, it would seem almost rude not to take them up on their offer. If nothing […]

MARCH 2007 REGISTRATIONS: A TO Z NEW CAR GUIDE

We take you through what’s here already and what’s to come in the new car scene ALFA ROMEO Happy to borrow styling cues from past efforts, the Italian firm’s line-up is a glamorous one. Leading the charge is the 159, a range that now includes the even more practical Sportwagon […]

Hyundai Veracruz

Hyundai Veracruz

Hyundai joins the ?cross-over? crowd with its new Veracruz which demonstrates the company?s product expansion and global design evolution through the continued use of fluid and organic forms to create a refined, and luxurious exterior appearance. ?We are very proud of Veracruz and feel this design will not only reinforce […]

BLANCHE DE BLANC (LA CROISIERE BLANCHE 2007)

                WHERE 4x4s are concerned, you’re damned if you do and damned if you don’t. Buy an off-roader for use solely on suburban rat runs and you’re denounced as an environmental parasite with the social conscience of Pol Pot’s policy adviser. If you […]

Logan’s van (Renault/Dacia Logan)

Logan’s van (Renault/Dacia Logan)

RENAULT has taken the wraps off the latest variant to be based on its ultra low cost Logan. Like other vehicles in the Logan family, the Logan Van has been developed for use in highly varied and often extreme conditions. It features the same simplicity and robust materials that have […]

Toyota FT-HS – the next Supra

Toyota FT-HS – the next Supra

Back in 1993, when the fourth generation of the Supra was launched, a senior executive at Toyota told me that the company would probably not build a car like that Supra in future. At that time, the mood globally seemed to be that sportscars, especially those which used up a […]

I FOUGHT THE LAW

I FOUGHT THE LAW

A Lancaster businessman who celebrated a court victory after successfully challenging the accuracy of a police speed gun has been banned from the road completely – for doing 130mph on the motorway. Brian Wiltshire, 48, from Caton, beat the speeding rap after showing in court that an officer who clocked […]

Prototype model sighted in KL!

Prototype model sighted in KL!

Note twin tailpipes and rear wiper My friend, Jim Dunne – the spy photographer of Detroit – used to tell me what fun it was spotting a prototype all wrapped up and chasing after it to get pictures. Well, recently, I had that ‘pleasure’ when I spotted this car in […]

BROKEN RECORDS

BROKEN RECORDS

DID YOU see it? 7.9 million people did apparently, no doubt countless more via TV news, the Web, wherever – Richard Hammond’s bowel-clenchingly scary high speed crash was the must-see event at the weekend. Even in a house full of resolutely non-car people, there was a hush punctured only by […]