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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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A licence to sell

THE '2 GTO' license plate could potentially be the most expensive ever to be sold in the UK. The registration plate could end up on a Ferrari 250 GTO, the most expensive car ever sold. Once licensed to an...
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Mazda Cosmo is a real star

INTEREST in Japanese classic cars of the 1960s and 1970s is on the up and one of the undoubted stars at the moment is the Mazda Cosmo Sport. It was an innovative and diminutive coupé that set the company...
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Powerful beasts from Mercedes-AMG

THE two new V8 models of the Mercedes-AMG GR4-door Coupé can now be ordered from authorised AMG dealers, with deliveries expected in late autumn. In Germany prices start from €167,016.50 including 19% VAT. A final price for Spain has...
THE new limited edition Bentley Mulsanne has been unveiled – and it is a stunning example of the luxury that the marque is so rightly renowned for. The Mulsanne W.O. Edition by Mulliner was conceived as a homage to...
Volkswagen

ROAD TEST: Volkswagen T-Roc SE

VOLKSWAGEN'S T-Roc, a mid-size 4-door SUV with a sporty coupé silhouette, is a real head-turner and establishes a new design cachet for the brand. With its compact shape and lots of personalisation options, it comes with a choice of...
THE Spanish car industry is anxiously waiting for the outcome of talks between the US and EU officials to be made public. US president Donald Trump has said that the discussions will be largely focused on tariffs, with him...
THE ESTATE car is still a popular choice for family and business use and the latest Peugeot 308 SW takes on formidable opposition in a keenly-contested marketplace.  However, the 308 SW (for Station Wagon ) was revamped and upgraded  last...
IT has been 20 years since sporty coupé the Audi TT was launched and to celebrate, the German manufacturer is giving the popular model an extensive upgrade. The mid-life update of the third generation of the car features a...
BRITISH public lack understanding when it comes to pure electric cars, with half of Brits saying they wouldn’t be able to describe what one is to someone else. Joint industry and government campaign, Go Ultra Low, is working to...
THE Audi Q8 combines the best of two worlds – the elegance of a four-door luxury coupe and the convenient versatility of a large SUV. The generously dimensioned interior with variable luggage compartment, state-of-the-art operating and suspension technologies as...
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ROAD TEST: Suzuki Ignis SZ5 1.2

Suzuki Ignis KEY sales factors in the SUV sector are model practicality and style and image, so you have to give Suzuki great credit for coming up with a small and more radically designed SUV which really stands out....
THE performance prowess of the new Ford Fiesta ST is demonstrated by a new film that features an amazing driving location – 400 metres below ground in one of Europe’s largest salt mines. Shot at a secret location with...
ASTON MARTIN the UK sports car manufacturer is reviving one of the world’s most famous nameplates for its latest model, the DBS Superleggera. First presaged in April 2018 the DBS Superleggera was finally revealed last week. The latest DBS...
A NEW study by the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) shows that the affordability of electric cars remains a strong deterrent for customers across the EU. The analysis, which compares national data on the market uptake of electrically-chargeable vehicles...

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Chorus of praise as financial advice firm in Spain wins major European award

A BOUTIQUE financial planning firm based on the Costa Blanca has sent waves through the world of finance after picking up one of the...

Two more drowning deaths on beaches in Spain

A KITESURFER and a woman bather have died in separate incidents on beaches in Spain today (Monday). In the first incident, a 27-year-old town councillor...

Hitler T-shirt causes uproar in bustling resort popular with Germans in Spain

AN ADOLF HITLER T-shirt has been snapped in one of Mallorca’s busiest tourist spots causing outrage on the Spanish island. Spotted and photographed on Palma...

SAVED: Spain rescues more than 400 migrants from 15 boats at weekend

SPAIN'S maritime rescue service has said it rescued more than 440 migrants from 15 flimsy boats, mostly off the southern coast of the country...

Child dies after horrific glass door accident in Spain

AN 11-year-old boy has died after falling into a glass door while playing with his brother. The tragic accident happened at the family home in...

Man dies after being crushed by bull with flaming horns during festival in Spain

AN ELDERLY man has died after being rammed by a bull with flaming horns during celebrations in the town of Jérica in Castellón in Spain.  According to reports...

TOP SECRET: Franco’s war files to be made public

TOP secret military documents from the Spanish Civil War and dictatorship of Francisco Franco are a step closer to being made public. The files, of...

Eighteen-month-old baby dies in swimming pool in south of Spain

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an 18-month-old baby in a private swimming pool in southern Spain. The 112 Andalucia emergency control...

‘Aliens’ actor found dead in apartment in Spain

THE 75-YEAR-OLD actor, singer and Vietnam veteran, Al Matthews has been found dead on the Costa Blanca. Matthews retired to the Spanish Mediterranean coast in...

WATCH: Daring rescue as sick Brit passenger winched from luxury cruise ship off coast...

A BRITISH passenger, who was taken ill on a luxury cruise ship, was winched aboard a helicopter before being flown to hospital in Mallorca. The...

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