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The new Mazda 6 1

In just 18 months time the new Mazda 6 Saloon will be available for purchase. Takeri Concept It may seem like a long time to wait but fans of the car will get a sneak preview next month. The next generation will be shown at Tokyo’s Motor Show. However it won’t be officially unveiled as(…)

The limited edition Renaultsport 200 Raider 0

50 Renaultsport Clio 200 Raiders are being produced. What can we expect from this quite unusual move from Renault? Style The colours of the car will be quite distinctive, with Stealth Grey and Diavalo red colours available. The roof and 18 inch alloy wheels are finished in gloss black giving the vehicle a splendid design(…)

Is the Peugeot 208 the new 205 GTI? 0

That’s right; the Peugeot 205 GTI is set to return, in the form of the Peugeot 208. Many will be pleased to hear the news, with the previous generation being something of an icon in its heyday. Slowly, the car was worn away with time and there haven’t been many around on our roads, despite(…)

Jaguar C-X16 0

Jaguar’s latest concept car has stolen the show at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show. Already anticipated as being the “spiritual successor” to the E-Type, it may come as no surprise at the amount of praise it has received so far. Great performance and good environmental credentials? Considering how sporty and powerful the looks and the(…)

Saab in trouble again 0

Saab has made headlines for the wrong reasons, yet again. They are now in risk of closure after another turn of bad luck for the Swedish car maker. It has been reported that they are attempting to gain protection from its creditors, in order to avoid bankruptcy. Workers have at one stage not been paid(…)

How long left for Saab? 0

There has been an interesting turn of events recently for Saab, in many different ways. We thought we’d update you from our previous article titled “Is this an end to Saab’s troubles?” That article discussed a potential light at the end of the tunnel for Saab with new investment, but this article will explain how(…)

Skoda is no laughing matter…..anymore 0

Many would describe Skoda as a ‘laughing stock’ years ago. Have things changed? Well it appears that the Czechoslovakian company have completely turned that stigma around and buried all the jokes.  The car has since then seen great success and also gained a much improved reputation. Where did it all start? In the 1920’s Skoda(…)

Is the classic MG Metro making a comeback? 1

Since news of MG’s revival with the release of the MG6, news has been circulating about another car in the pipeline. The MG3, which looks like it will be based on a old “Metro” has been developed in the Longbridge factory and looks set for release in 2011 ( although release in the UK hasn’t(…)

Toyota takes the top spot from BMW in global car brands survey 0

The 2011 BrandZ survey by  global research agency Millward Brown has seen Toyota positioned as the world’s most valuable car brand, claiming the title from last years winner BMW. After Toyota in first place and BMW in second, Mercedes, Honda and Porsche filled the top five, with  Nissan, VW, Ford, Audi and Lexus taking out(…)

Is this an end to Saab’s troubles? 0

Troubled Swedish company Saab Automobile signed a tentative financing and import deal today with largest car distributor in China. Saab’s parent, the Dutch sports car maker Spyker Cars, and Pang Da Automobile Trade, signed the memorandum of understanding in Beijing. Saab, one of Sweden’s biggest car producers has had dramatic and some unexpected changes in(…)