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Flash Back Friday – The Jaguar XJS

28/08/15

Friday has come around again and every week we take a look back at a car from yesteryear, sometimes its a classic sometimes its classically bad, but the subject is always an important part of Britain’s motoring heritage. This week we go sub zero with the ultra cool Jaguar XJS.


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Kia Soul EV is Helping To Shape The Future

28/08/15

Kia have always been a brand that embraced the future, with genuinely cutting edge design and technology common place across the range but now the Soul EV is being used in an electric vehicle charging experiment that could have ripples right across the industry.


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Tuned Jaguar XJ-C From The Avengers TV Shows Goes On Sale

28/08/15

The New Avengers was a 1970s hit, with stars like the wonderful Joanna Lumley and the always cool Patrick Macnee made this updated version of the 1960s hit show even better. But there was another star in the show that may not have got quite the attention Ms Lumleys legs did and it was a 1976 Jaguar XJ-C 12. This TV and Motoring Legend is now for sale and it’s cheaper than you might think.


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The First Images of The All New Kia Sportage

28/08/15

Just ahead of it’s launch at the Frankfurt motor show Kia have released some images of the all new and super cool Sportage. It is not often you get to see full images before a launch but we have some and the Sportage is certainly a real looker.


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Nissan Launches N-TEC Micra Offering More Tech For Less Cash

27/08/15

Nissan are launching a new N-TEC version of the Micra next month at the Frankfurt motor show, this technology laden super mini will sit in the existing model line up as a great value and very desirable model.


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Ford Sales Figures Show A Big Interest in Automatic Driver Aids

27/08/15

Statistics from Ford Car Buying Trends has shown the sales of Ford cars that include autonomous features are twice as popular as they were the year before. We may not be quite at the point of driverless cars but it clear Ford buyers are keen to let the computers help out a little.


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Plug-In Car Grant Extended

27/08/15

An offer by the government to give any buyers of ultra low emission cars £5000 towards them was last extended in 2014, it has recently been announced this will continue into 2016. This great news for people who want to get on board the EV wagon and for everyone around the roads these cars are on.


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Hyundai Launch New N Sports Division

27/08/15

Hyundai are looking to take on some seriously big brands with their newly announced sporty division simply called N. The N division will be responsible for turning up the performance heat on a number of Hyundai models over the coming few years as well as looking after the brands motor racing efforts.


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Using a Mobile When Driving Tops the Annoyance Charts

26/08/15

Auto Express is a very large motoring publication and website; recently they surveyed over 10,000 of their readers to see not only what their top most annoying things other drivers do but also which ones they had a habit of doing themselves.


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New Kia Optima to be Bigger and Ultra-Techy

26/08/15

Kia are set to launch the new Optima at the Frankfurt motor show next month. This next generation premium saloon is set to take on the Toyota Avensis with its bigger body and heavy focus on technology.


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What’s The Next Classic To Relaunch?

26/08/15

Let’s face it, the buying public love a new look to an old classic. It all started with Volkswagen launching the “new” Beetle back in 1997, then BMW did the same thing with the Mini, it wasn’t long before Fiat joined in with the 500 but what’s next?


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Nissan Sporty SUV Concept Launch in Frankfurt

26/08/15

Rumours are flying around about what Nissan might do next with their famous “Z” brand. Traditionally a sports car there are some clear indications that the Japanese giant might move it into the sports crossover segment which would be a bold move.


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Mazda Celebrates 10 Years Of Digital Servicing

25/08/15

Mazda have always been a brand that looked forward and embraced technology but this is not just in their cars, they are now celebrating 10 years of using digital technology in their servicing too.


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Mustang Sales Nearly Hit 2000 and Nearly Everyone Wants the V8!

25/08/15

To say the UK motoring world has been looking forward to finally getting a right hand drive Ford Mustang is at the very least a massive understatement. For 50 years the British public have, to varying degrees, been aware of the might Mustang and for 49.5 of those year have had to make do with left hand drive versions..well not any more and the orders are flying in.


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The Green Hell

25/08/15

If you were to ask any motoring enthusiast or motoring expert what the Green Hell was they would simply look at you and say something German in reply. For many people this would be a rather odd response to a rather odd question but it is all rather simple. The reply would have simply been the name of a race track in Germany called the Nurburgring, specifically a circuit within it called the Nordschleife,but the Green Hell is anything but simple, and it is not something to be uttered lightly.


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Ford Helps Young Drivers Be Safer

25/08/15

Ford is a brand the offers cars for most types of people but one of it’s most successful cars has and will always be the Fiesta. This little legend is a very popular choice for young drivers as is the Ka model so Ford, like many car makers care a great deal about young driver safety. This year Ford are offering young people a chance to take part in a new driving skills scheme at the London Excel in November.


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A Whole F-Pace Family is On The Way

24/08/15

The launch of the Jaguar F-Pace is certainly a hotly anticipated one but it seems there is more good news on the horizon, an entire family of premium SUVs are to be launched under the F-Pace brand and they could include a mini SUV too.


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