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THE Honda Civic Type R has a lot of front, and holds the front wheel-drive car record around the Nurburgring. It is certainly not a shrinking violet, with skirts, vanes, ducts, vortex generators, splitters, diffusers, a huge deck spoiler and...

ROAD TEST: Lexus RC F

The RC F is a sports coupe from Lexus with striking supercar styling, and supercar performance to match. Powered by a 5.0 litre V8 engine packing a potent 457 hp, the RC F has a top speed of 270 kph...
IF ever there was a car that defines a Brand, it is the BMW 3 Series Sedan. With 15 million sales since 1975, it is the engineers’ favourite child and the one they call The Ultimate Driving Machine. But in recent...
After the huge success of the original Tracer 700, Yamaha will launch its new and improved version next year which will feature a high-rise Tourer windshield, ergonomic seat and matching 20 litre side cases. Thanks to these innovations, it will...

The death knell for car ownership

THE growing dominance of finance deals, leasing and subscription services could well sound the death knell for car ownership. A huge 88 per cent of all new cars were bought on finance in Britain last year, and 30 per cent...
The SUV – sports utility vehicle -  has been a phenomenal success in recent years  - its higher driving position giving a greater sense of control and its rugged styling adding more visual appeal. However, many SUVs have become more...

Latest BMW electric car presented

BMW has unveiled its latest all-electric racing car – and it is certainly striking. The new BMW iFE.18 is the car that will be used by the new BMW i Andretti Motorsport team and both were introduced to the press...
CONTROL and surveillance is being stepped up this week as part of a campaign to prevent distractions at the wheel on Spanish roads. Until Monday, The Directorate General of Traffic is reinforcing controls to stop the use of mobile devices...
WITH SEAT due to officially launch its new SUV the Tarraco on Tuesday (September 18) in Tarragona the Euro Weekly News can give you a sneak preview. Stefan Ilijevic, head of Predevelopment, Patents and Innovation at SEAT,  took to the...
VOLVO’s latest concept car imagines a self-driving ‘pod’ which will let drivers and passengers work, play and relax and forget about all that tedious driving. There is nothing new in such a concept of course, but what sets the Swedish...
THE UK government has warned that UK driving licences 'may no longer be valid' in the EU if a 'no deal' Brexit comes to pass. March 29, 2019 could be the deadline for drivers to use a UK driving licence...
Bentley Motors Ltd will be marking its 1919-2019 Centenary with some style and no doubt noisily has announced that the 10th July 2019 will be ‘Centenary Day’. Bentley Motors confirmed some of the special Centenary Specifications that will be applied...

ROAD TEST: Suzuki Swift SZ5

Sales of the Suzuki Swift have topped 6 million across 158 countries, making it one of the most successful models ever for the famous Japanese manufacturer. This popular hatchback was revised last year, giving it a fresh new look,...

Opel’s latest hot hatch is launched

OPEL has launched the new Corsa GSi, it’s latest iteration of a hot hatch. Insurance costs put them out of fashion for a while, but in recent years the market has seen resurgence for small, nimble cars that boast impressive...

E-type to go electric

THE good news for lovers of the Jaguar E-type who want to have a minimal impact on the environment is that they will soon be able to buy an all-electric version. The company’s Jaguar Classic division has announced it will...
POLICE in Spain have stopped a drink driver who was later found to be six-times over the legal limit for driving. The Murcia Local Police motorcycle officers arrested the man for endangering road traffic safety. Spain has strict drink driving laws. According...
SEAT is on course for a record year after it recorded its highest ever sales figures for the first six months of the year. The Spanish carmaker’s global deliveries went up by 17.6 per cent to reach a total volume...
SPAIN has recorded its worst July and August figures for road deaths since 2012 with 259 fatalities. The peak holiday season saw 34 more deaths than in the same period of 2017, an increase of 15%. The shocking statistic was revealed...
BMW has premiered its latest roadster – the Z4. Setting for the official launch was Pebble Beach Golf Links in Monterey, California where the open-top two-seater took the classic roadster concept into “the world of today and tomorrow,” according to...

ROAD TEST: BMW X2 M Sport X

THE BMW X2 is one of the most family-friendly in the SUV class, spacious, well-equipped, superbly designed and built, and with the extra kudos that the BMW badge provides. With its sloping roofline and shorter wheelbase, the X2 has a ...

Sales of Jeep Renegade on the move

THE Jeep Renegade may be a Fiat 500X under the skin, but it has certainly helped Jeep’s sales as enough buyers ‘get’ that Jeep Renegade is a proper little retro-inspired urban warrior, capable of doing all you need it...
THE next generation of the BMW 3 Series Sedan is just completing the crucial stages on the way to serial production maturity. There was only one possible setting when it came to driving dynamics testing and set-up runs: the legendary...
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Speaking the Berlingo

FRENCH manufacturers have a strong record in producing no-nonsense vehicles, but the new Citroen Berlingo promises to be a cut above. Like its predecessor, it’s based on Peugeot-Citroen’s successful Berlingo/Partner small commercial vehicle, in this case the third generation....
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ROAD TEST: Nissan Leaf

THE NISSAN LEAF is the world's top-selling electric vehicle and in Europe alone one is sold every 10 minutes, underlining the distinct shift towards zero-emission cars. The latest version of the Leaf is more powerful, loaded with more technology...
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