NEWS: LA Auto Show: Toyota RAV4

The fourth-generation model of the car that started the compact SUV market has been unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Launched in 1994, the original three-door model – its name standing for Recreational Active Vehicle 4-wheel drive – was quite different from traditional 4x4s, being conceived as an “urban”…

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NEWS: LA Auto Show: VW Beetle Cabriolet

The new Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet has made its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show, and at the same time is available to order in the UK ahead of the first cars arriving in April. It’s the latest chapter in a unique automotive story that started with the original Beetle…

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NEWS: LA Auto Show: Porsche Cayman

Porsche has taken the wraps off the third generation Cayman at the Los Angeles Auto Show; its longer wheelbase, all-new chassis and lower weight further optimising the established dynamic credentials of the mid-engined sports coupe. Since its debut in 2005, the Cayman has earned a particular reputation as a driver’s…

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Pirelli extends BRC contract

Osian Pryce drove steadily on the Rally of Northern Ireland this weekend to take a credible tenth place overall on the fifth round of the Dulux Trade MSA British Rally Championship event. Pitched against local and International drivers, Pryce and co-driver Iestyn Williams took their G&M Pryce Builders backed Ford…

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NEWS: SEAT Toledo in sporting ticket promotion

To celebrate the launch of the Toledo, due in showrooms in December, SEAT is taking the car to two of the country’s most famous sporting venues this Saturday (1 December) and offering the chance to win tickets to some of 2013’s biggest clashes. Craven Cottage, home of Fulham FC, and…

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2013 BRC calendar revealed, Scottish Rally returns

The MSA British Rally Championship will move back to a seven-round format in 2013, with the Scottish Rally back in the calendar after a seven year break, it was confirmed on Friday. The new-look calendar will also see Rally North Wales back as the opening round of the series, with…

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Paris Show: VW Golf GTI concept

Volkswagen’s all-new Golf is making its motor show debut this week in Paris, with the seventh-generation of the evergreen model displaying a new look plus new technology, engines, safety and infotainment features. But no Golf line-up would be complete without the iconic GTI. That’s why Volkswagen has also revealed a…

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Pryce takes lead in Fiesta Sport Trophy

Osian Pryce drove steadily on the Rally of Northern Ireland this weekend to take a credible tenth place overall on the fifth round of the Dulux Trade MSA British Rally Championship event. Pitched against local and International drivers, Pryce and co-driver Iestyn Williams took their G&M Pryce Builders backed Ford…

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Paris Show: Ford EcoSport

Ford of Europe has revealed the all-new EcoSport SUV at the Paris Motor Show. The EcoSport combines the agility, affordability and fuel efficiency of a small car with the flexibility and spaciousness of an SUV. The all-new EcoSport is based on Ford’s global B-segment platform and will go on sale…

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Audi crosslane coupé concept

This week at the Paris Motor Show Audi provides a glimpse of the future shape of design, along with automotive and drive concepts, through its Audi crosslane coupé concept car. The result is a sophisticated vehicle that will appeal to young customers in particular thanks to its removable roof and…

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