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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 […]

Renault Kangoo 1.5dci Turbodiesel

Renault Kangoo 1.5dci Turbodiesel

One of the versions of the Kangoo 1.5dci with an ‘eye-catching’ exterior finish (you can buy one with a plain finish too!) 1461 cc turbodiesel engine The image of diesels in this country was never a good one ? the ?oil-burners? were associated with taxis and lorries and performance-wise, hardly […]