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WHERE THERE’S MUCK, THERE’S BRASS

WHERE THERE’S MUCK, THERE’S BRASS

Zara Phillips, winner of the 2006 BBC Sports Personality of the Year is the new face of Land Rover. The Queen’s granddaughter has appeared in an advert for the car firm, which sponsors her equestrian career. It shows Phillips, who is 11th in line to the throne, wearing a white, […]

REVIEWS & PREVIEWS: BIG CARS OF 2007

              2006 was notable for the incredible number of new cars launched, with fresh faces appearing at a rate of more than one a week – and that doesn’t even include the myriad facelifts, upgrades and range additions that also became available. The pace […]

REVIEWS & PREVIEWS: CARS OF THE YEAR 2006

        THE past year may not have seen quite as many cars sold as 2005, but it saw a greater variety of cars sold than ever before. Take a tour of your local dealerships and you can count more than 300 different models all vying for your […]

CHRISTMAS DRINK-DRIVE CAMPAIGN FACTFILE

POLICE will be breathalysing huge numbers of motorists this month in the 30th annual Christmas drink-drive crackdown. :: The campaign begins today with the aim of arresting a recent rise in the number of alcohol-related road deaths. :: Road safety groups called for a tough new crackdown when it was […]

CHRISTMAS MOTORING NO NOVELTIES, PLEASE

WOMEN certainly don’t want novelty gifts for Christmas this year and men definitely don’t want to open socks and handkerchiefs, according to a survey of 1,200 shoppers conducted by DVLA Personalised Registrations. In answer to the question, “what is the worst gift you have ever received?”, 27% of women pointed […]

CHRISTMAS MOTORING: TOP FESTIVE TUNES FOR YOUR CAR

CHRISTMAS – that time of year when even the sanest among us begin to crack. Whether your particular annoyance is visiting relatives, rugby tackling your way through last-minute Christmas shoppers or being the sober driver surrounded by far-too-merry people, it is widely recognised that Christmas is one of the most […]

CHRISTMAS MOTORING: CHRISTMAS PREPARATIONS

CARS get a particularly hard time around the festive season. Not only are they used as makeshift vans for delivering presents and see service as executive limos for shuttling obscure relatives from mince pies at one end of the country to brandy butter at the other end of the country, […]

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: […]