Detroit motor show 2014: Top concept cars

Concept cars. For many the heartbeat of a motor show; the barometer to judge the carmakers’ confidence. So with the Detroit motor show oozing all manner of conceptual models, there were plenty of highlights. Here are our top five.  Toyota FT-1 The Toyota FT-1, says Toyota, isn’t the new Supra.…

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You are what you drive

For some time now Britain’s most hated drivers have been those who have chosen to sit behind the padded wheel that features the four rings of supreme confidence. Yes, Audi. Before that it was the infamous Bimmer roundel. Not too sure who it was before then, possibly hot hatch drivers. It…

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Buy Firestone Tyres

The Firestone Tyre and Rubber Company is an American tyre establishment founded in 1900. They were one of the pioneering companies for the manufacturing of tyres across the globe. Since then, the Japanese company Bridgestone has bought out the company, taking over all operations. Many people buy Firestone tyres and…

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Nissan Sport Sedan Concept to inspire new Golf rival

The shapely Nissan Sport Sedan concept, a preview for its new American-market Maxima saloon shown at the Detroit motor show, debuts a variety of design flourishes that will feature in future Nissans, says design boss Shiro Nakamura. “Nissan was originally very sporty,” he says, “but we lost some of this.…

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Porsche plans high-end BMW 5-series rival

Porsche is evaluating plans to launch a new sports saloon to sit below the Panamera in its range, according to company boss Matthias Muller. With the launch of the new Macan SUV and its expected annual sales of 50,000 units, Porsche is on course to reach its stated sales goal…

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Autocar magazine 15 January preview

Steve Sutcliffe’s six-page drive of the stunning Jaguar F-type R coupé heads up this week’s edition of Autocar magazine, which is on sale now. Sutcliffe hustles the Jaguar prototype around the Barcelona Grand Prix circuit, and draws on his depth of experience to deliver his verdict on just how good…

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