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Friday, August 26, 2016
Triumph World Record attempt

Following a successful practice session at the Bonneville Salt Flats, reaching 274.2mph to become the world’s fastest Triumph, Triumph Motorcycles has confirmed the attempt to set a new outright motorcycle Land Speed World Record will take place in mid-September, weather permitting.

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Morris Ital

ClassicLine Insurance has compiled a list of eight top tips every classic car fan can take to ensure endangered cars are preserved for future generations.

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E-type Round Britain Coastal Drive

The E-type Club Round Britain Coastal Drive, supporting Prostate Cancer UK, has set up an online auction giving the public the chance to bid for a half-day ride in an iconic Jaguar sports car.

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Car salesman

September is one of the busiest times of the year for buying a new car, so ahead of next month’s 66 registration Motor Codes, the leading provider of Codes of Practice and Alternative Dispute Resolution for the automotive industry, has the following advice for consumers.

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New Audi Q2 is ready to order

Friday, August 12, 2016
Audi Q2

Audi is promising to deliver a bold yet familiarly premium take on the compact SUV class with the launch of the new Q2.

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Beside the car

Vehicle history check provider, HPI, is urging car buyers to be aware of their rights and remember to check if the vehicle they want to buy is subject to a manufacturer recall.

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Woman driving car

A survey of more than 500 MyCarCheck.com customers has revealed some intriguing differences in male and female perspectives on motoring.

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Renault Kadjar

The Auto Express Driver Power survey 2016, considered the most comprehensive analysis of car ownership satisfaction in the UK, has found that Renault and Dacia franchised dealers provide the best all-round customer service of any of the major brands.

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Peugeot 208

Bringing style and efficiency to the roads of Hertfordshire, the PEUGEOT 208 is available from local PEUGEOT Dealership, Norton Way, Letchworth.

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New cars

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Europe
Space, equipment, value -  however you look at the Suzuki Baleno it's a lot of car for the money.

Suzuki has that knack of building good-value small cars and its new Baleno is full of pleasant surprises, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Monday, August 22, 2016
MINI Cooper Clubman ALL4 is its first all-wheel drive estate and an appealing alternative to a sport utility vehicle.

MINI’s new flagship all-wheel drive Clubman ALL4 is a characterful alternative to a sport utility vehicle in the premium compact class, writes motoring editor Andy Russell.

Oxford
Friday, August 19, 2016
Skoda Superb estate certainly measures up if you are after a huge load-carrier without a price tag to match.

If you’re looking for a big estate without a big price tag and running costs, motoring editor Andy Russell has a Superb suggestion.

Friday, August 19, 2016
Ford Edge is a large, spacious sport utility vehicle with huge road presence.

Ford’s Edge makes a big impression – it needs to as it is targeting premium German SUVs.

America
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Ford Focus RS is the most extreme fast Focus yet with the looks to match its awesome driving performance.

Ford’s Focus RS, is a technological masterpiece that is as forgiving as it is brutally fast and furious, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

iwitness24

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Used Cars

Tue, 18:12
Nissan
A talented team of artists created a full-size Nissan Qashqai, the world’s largest sculpture using innovative 3D pen technology.

Nissan has created the world’s largest sculpture using innovative 3D pen technology, drawing a stunning full-sized replica of the new Qashqai Black Edition to celebrate the car’s launch.

Tue, 13:55
George Best with the Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow he once owned and which is now being sold.

George Best’s 1972 white Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow is estimated to sell for £10,000 to £15,000 at H&H Classics’s sale at the Imperial War Museum at Duxford, Cambridgeshire, on October 12.

Scotland
Sunday, August 28, 2016
Choosing how to finance your next car can be tricky but two of the most popular methods are personal contract purchase (PCP) and contract hire, known as leasing.

With the new 66 plate launched next week and September one of the key months for new car sales, we look at the respective pros and cons of two key forms of car finance – PCP plans and leasing.

Friday, August 26, 2016
This year was the first time used vehicle sales topped four million in the first six months.

A record number of used cars were bought in the UK over the first half of 2016, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

Volkswagen
Friday, August 26, 2016
Geoff Town's 1954 Hillman Californian was styled for the American market.

Geoff Town started his motoring in style – Amercian style – with a Hillman Californian based on the Minx.

Ford

Editor's Choice

Friday, August 19, 2016
Museum of Technology Throckenholt, Picture: Steve Williams.

Take a step back in time to a bygone age at a museum that celebrates gadgets of our daily lives alongside war time gizmos.

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