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The top ten hybrids to buy in 2017 – #8 Audi A3 e-tron 0

With the news that the UK government are to ban all petrol and diesel sales from 2040, we thought we’d have a look at the best hybrid and electric cars on the market at the moment. Okay, this lot might be looking a bit long in the tooth twenty-three years from now but it’s good(…)

VW Camper converted into a pub 0

The VW camper van is a versatile beast, available in all sorts of variants and layouts and used for a wide range of purposes. Caravan holidays, festivals, car boot sales, you name it, the Camper can do it all. It’s unlikely however, that one has ever been used as a pub before, but that’s all(…)

A look back at the Audi V8 (1988 – 1993) 0

Audi hasn’t always been regarded as the prestige manufacturer it is today, back in the 1980s the German brand was regarded by many as a young pretender, a ‘Wannabe’ playing second fiddle to the big boys: Mercedes, BMW and Jaguar. The Audi V8 was the car maker’s first tentative step, to join the exclusive gentleman’s(…)

The five scariest cars: Vehicles that are terrifying to drive 0

These days, cars handle so well we take it for granted; even the most budget offering usually does more or less what the driver tells it to. That’s not always been the case though. Over the years – and not even necessarily that far back –there have been some cars that were downright frightening to(…)

Sweden’s favourite car isn’t a Volvo 0

For the first time in more than 50 years, the top selling car in Sweden isn’t a Volvo. Instead, the Volkswagen Golf topped the sales charts, figures released by Sweden’s carmakers’ association revealed, with Volvo hanging onto the largest overall market share. In total, 5.9% of new cars bought in the country were VW Golfs.(…)

The ten most eccentric Ferraris: No.05 – The 330 GT Shooting Brake 0

Our look back at the Ferrari stable’s more eccentric and bizarre offerings continues today as we take time to re-examine the genuine oddity that was the… Ferrari 330 GT Shooting Brake First things first, it’s not the most attractive edition to emerge from the Ferrari workshop – and yes, we are including the Ferrari 400.(…)

UK cars are becoming more British – but still lag behind Euro rivals 0

Vehicles manufactured in the UK are steadily becoming more British, justifying the push to increase the amount of domestically produced components. In a new study by the Automotive Council, it was revealed that 44% of the parts and components used to manufacture the 1.7 million cars rolling of UK production lines were also made domestically.(…)

2017’s most hotly anticipated cars #12 – The BMW X2 0

Today sees us continue our look ahead to this year’s most highly anticipated new releases. Coming in at number 12 (on our list of no particular order) is… The BMW X2 Finally, the production edition of the X2 concept that we all got so excited about back in November draws near to its release date.(…)

2017’s most hotly anticipated cars #14 – The Mazda CX-5 0

As January rumbles relentlessly on, we continue our look ahead to some of the most anticipated cars set to be released throughout 2017. Again, in no particular order, next up for our spotlight is the… Mazda CX-5 It’s always a hard act to follow something good. The outgoing CX-5 was a thoroughly decent car, it(…)

2017’s most hotly anticipated cars #13 – The Mini Countryman 0

Today we continue our list of 2017’s most hotly anticipated cars with a sneaky peak at the reimagining of an iconic classic… The Mini Countryman If truth be told, when it’s released next month, the Mini Countryman won’t be the best looking car on the roads; the car’s bulky contours take some getting used to.(…)