Monthly Archives: May 2011

Five of the best convertibles

Spring has brought with it some spectacular weather, with the UK breaking records and putting better-known hotspots to shame. Once the lawn is cut and the barbecue blazing it’s no surprise that many of us are thinking that a convertible … Continue reading

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Three wheels on my wagon

Three-wheelers have been rolling around my mind recently – not because I’ve been watching Del Boy run his errands in repeats of Only Fools and Horses, but because I’m intrigued by Morgan’s latest release. Far from Trotter’s beaten up, yellow … Continue reading

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Best seat in the house

You don’t need a better illustration of the fortunes of the two flagship motorsport championships than this: one has a prime slot on the BBC while the other has been consigned to the dark recesses of the satellite TV wilderness. … Continue reading

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MP: Raise dangerous driving penalty

The maximum sentence for dangerous driving should be increased from two years to seven years to give victims justice, a Labour MP said. Karl Turner, a former barrister, called for a change in the law because judges were not able … Continue reading

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Hyundai Curb (Concept)

NAME: Hyundai Curb concept DEBUT: 2011 Detroit Motor Show APPEARANCE: The inspiration for the futuristic Curb came from the need to evolve Hyundai’s ‘Fluidic Sculpture’ design language to appeal to younger buyers. It has a sharply raked front windscreen and … Continue reading

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Nine year old held for drink-driving

Police records have shown a boy aged nine was arrested for drink driving. The youngster from Cumbria was breathalysed and taken into police custody.But when officers discovered his age they were forced to release him without charge as he was … Continue reading

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First Drive: Mini Cooper SD

In little over a decade Mini has gone from producing one car to offering buyers a wide range of equally attractive models. So much so, that company executives are ken to stress that Mini isn’t a car but a brand. … Continue reading

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Give young drivers life-saving skills

The institute of Advanced Motorists will continue to work with the government to introduce a new system of post-test driver training to reduce the rate of serious road accidents involving young people. In 2009 young car drivers accounted for 27 … Continue reading

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