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The cars behind the royal wedding

21/05/2018

There was a lot to discuss during Saturday’s royal wedding, from Meghan’s dress to Prince Philip’s recovery from a hip op, as well as American Bishop Michael Curry’s sermon and the usual variety of bizarre hats on show from the guests.

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These are the motor industry’s favourite test tracks

18/05/2018

Aside from the actual production of the car, the testing phase is perhaps the most important part of a cars’ development. Making use of a professional driver, manufacturers will spend months developing a car through on-track trial and error.

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Power is the name of the game with the BMW M240i

16/05/2018

Back when I passed my driving test, I remember the constant horsepower question. Among my friends and me, the thought of a 150bhp Golf or – when we were dreaming really big – a 180bhp BMW 3 Series was almost beyond consideration. Anything nudging 200bhp was simply too much power to imagine.

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The seven most underrated performance cars

15/05/2018

The word ‘underrated’ and ‘performance cars’ don’t tend to go hand-in-hand. They’re the types of cars adored by petrolheads — and even those not actually that interested in cars — across the world.

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The best car ads of all time

15/05/2018

The world of automotive advertising is a tough one, with incredibly strict regulations depending on market and a very challenging audience. No wonder most car adverts, whether they’re in print, in public or on TV, are largely bland and forgettable.

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In pictures: The UK’s first dedicated Ferrari auction

14/05/2018

Few brands command as much respect as Ferrari, especially when it comes to the classic scene. These Italian machines bring in the biggest crowds and attract the highest prices – the most expensive cars ever to sell at auction were classic Ferraris.

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Nine cars nobody ever expected

14/05/2018

There are very few car manufacturers with models that appeal to every type of motorist – more often than not, they find a customer base and stick to it without straying into new territory.

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The Vauxhall Grandland X joins the fleet

14/05/2018

Vauxhall doesn’t have the best track record when it comes to SUVs. Though its compact products – the Mokka X and Crossland X – are half decent, it’s yet to produce a good large SUV. The old Antara and its Frontera predecessor were downright terrible.

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