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Citroen DS3: The new version of ‘cool’

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Citroen DS3: The new version of ‘cool’

Iconic French automotive brand Citroen, have announced that its new DS3 car, will make its debut at the Frankfurt International Motor Show on September 15...

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Aston Martin dominates at Nurburgring 1000km
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Aston Martin dominates at Nurburgring 1000km

Not since Sir Stirling Moss won here in a DBR1 way back in 1959, has Aston Martin repeated that winning performance here at Germany’s infamous Nurburgring 1000km race. And Moss nearly didn’t get a car to drive, as the owner of Aston Martin at that time, was the legendary David Brown of DB fame, who had only one race in mind, and that was Le Mans, which he wanted to win at any cost...


Fastest Subarus in the UK
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Fastest Subarus in the UK

If you happen to own a Subaru WRX or an STi and reside in the United Kingdom, Sunday September 23 is your lucky day. This is round four of the Scooby Sprint Championship at Northamptonshire’s Santa Pod raceway. Anyone can go, which means you don’t need a racing licence or even the proper gear...


Hyundai ix35 to be revealed at Frankfurt
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Hyundai ix35 to be revealed at Frankfurt

CarAdvice will be at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month, when Hyundai reveals its crossover model, the ix35, which will replace the Tucson. CarAdvice obtained spy shots of the vehicle during testing in Sweden back in February of this year, and from what we saw, this should be well received when it goes on sale...


Audi R-Zero
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Audi R-Zero

Ever heard of the Audi R-Zero concept car? Not many people have, but it was actually created in 2006 by a group of students from the International School of Design (ISD) in France. What you are looking at is a supercar from the very near future. And if the car ever goes into production and the performance figures become reality, then bring it on I say, as I’m betting you won’t have a problem with 813kW or 2940Nm...


World’s fastest Lotus?
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World’s fastest Lotus?

The Lotus Exige in any spec is an extremely quick car in a straight line, but hit anything that resembles a corner and unless you’re in an identical car, you best be driving a fully prepared race car, if you want any hope of keeping up. Take the Exige S 240 we tested here at CarAdvice last year, 0-100km/h in around 4...


Bentley Mulsanne unveiled at Pebble Beach
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Bentley Mulsanne unveiled at Pebble Beach

Meet the new Bentley Mulsanne, the world’s most luxurious Grand Tourer, which will go on sale from mid 2010. There is no word on pricing as yet, but as the saying goes, “if you have to ask, you can’t afford it”. Inspired by the legendary W.O. Bentley and his famous 8-litre Limousine of 1930, which was the last, big Bentley designed and engineered from the ground up, until now...


Nissan GT-R - Rapid Response at the Nurburgring
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Nissan GT-R - Rapid Response at the Nurburgring

You’re looking at the world’s fastest fire engine, which despite carrying an extra 200 kilograms of specialised equipment on board, this GT-R will still lap Nurburgring’s Nordschleife circuit in less than 8 minutes. With hundreds, if not, thousands of accidents each year on the this feared track, during the so-called public sessions after 5...


Johnny Herbert drives a Honda Civic Type R
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Johnny Herbert drives a Honda Civic Type R

If you’ve followed Formula One Television broadcasts for the last 20 years, then the name Johnny Herbert would be familiar to you. The British born driver had three wins and seven podiums in Formula One, driving for the likes of Lotus, Benetton, and Sauber. While he wasn’t a superstar, he certainly held his own on the track with various teammates including Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barichello...


Hyundai i10 a massive hit in UK
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Hyundai i10 a massive hit in UK

For many in the automotive industry, the news that Hyundai has cracked the top 10 in the sales charts in Britain won’t really come as a big surprise. This Korean car company continues to gain favour from motorists around the world due to one very big positive - it builds very good cars at very good prices...


1958 Porsche 356A - Police Car
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1958 Porsche 356A - Police Car

I’m not a huge fan of police cars when they’re behind you with their lights flashing away, right before you hear that quick burst of siren if you haven’t bothered checking your rear vision mirror for a few minutes. An event like that tends to ruin your day...


Lamborghini Miura – the definitive bible
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Lamborghini Miura – the definitive bible

Some people are die-hard Ferrari fans and others prefer the raging bull logo, which is of course Lamborghini. If I had the money, I’d have both. By Anthony Crawford But Lamborghini holds a special place in my heart, specifically the Miura, one of the most beautiful automotive designs ever created and as rare as hen’s teeth these days...


Zoltan Glass – Automotive Photographer
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Zoltan Glass – Automotive Photographer

Born in Budapest on April 26, 1903 Zoltan Glass was to become one of the great photographers of the 20th Century – and automobiles, usually racing cars, were one of his favourite subjects. It wasn’t long before Zoltan grew tired of his work as a cartoonist at a local newspaper, and in 1925, he moved to Berlin...


Skoda sells 4500 new cars through scrappage
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Skoda sells 4500 new cars through scrappage

Skoda in the UK has taken over 4,500 new car orders as part of the government’s scrappage scheme which allows you to trade in a car or small van which is more than 10 years old and receive £2000 towards your new car. The Scrappage Allowance/Vehicle Discount Scheme is a £300 million program,  introduced as part of the 2009 budget, and involves new car buyers scrapping a car or small van that is more than 10-years old...


Lexus IS-F to power UK police
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Lexus IS-F to power UK police

It’s almost reason enough to think about a career in the Humberside Police, should you happen to reside in the UK and be looking for decent job, with benefits. And I don’t mean benefits like health insurance; I mean company cars like the hard core Lexus IS-F, with an additional thirty thousand pounds worth of optional extras...