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First Drive: Honda CR-Z Mugen

If there’s one small problem with the green revolution occurring in the motoring world, it’s that excitement and enthusiasm feature quite low on the priority list. Understandably of course, as headline figures of carbon dioxide emissions and combined cycle miles-per-gallon … Continue reading

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Just the beginning (BMW 640i Convertible)

Replacing an old favourite can often be more challenging than inventing something new altogether. If there’s one area where human beings fear change it’s when buying a car, and that can result in grumpy showroom visitors asking why they changed … Continue reading

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First Drive: BMW 1 Series M Coupe

The 1 Series M Coupe has been an eagerly awaited addition to BMW’s M fleet for some time. That it’s a good bit cheaper than a current M3 will be a bonus for many. It’s ironic, then, to learn that … Continue reading

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First Drive: Chevrolet Captiva

It’s okay to go for the things you really want in life. You’ll get an opinion on such matters whether you want it or not, but should you be considering an SUV as your next car purchase it will only … Continue reading

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First Drive: Porsche Cayman R

In the world of motoring you can never have too many Porsches to choose from. The German firm has been particularly industrious of late, what with special edition 911s and expanding its Panamera line-up. Thankfully it’s also found time to … Continue reading

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Spiritual experience (Rolls-Royce Ghost)

Affordable luxury might seem like an oxymoron, but in the case of Rolls-Royce’s Ghost there is an element of truth in the statement. While everything is relative at this end of the market, the price of an entry ticket is … 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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First Drive: Mercedes B-Class F-Cell hydrogen car

Mercedes is on something of a mission to raise awareness of hydrogen as a viable, alternative future fuel. And how: by taking a brace of B-Class cars on a world tour – all 19,000 miles of it. Electric power might … Continue reading

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