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  • Rolls-Royce Phantom hearse: way to go out in style!
    It’s fair to say that a Rolls Royce with bespoke bodywork is not a new idea. This particular Phantom-based one-off is something genuinely quite different, however. Created by Italian specialist firm Biemme Special Cars at a reputed cost of more...
  • Mercedes-AMG buys 25% of bike firm MV Agusta
    Daimler’s AMG go-faster division today announced it’s bought a 25% stake in Italian motorcycle maker MV Agusta, giving it access to technical know-how behind lightweight three-cylinder engines and more besides. No price has been put on the deal, but the...
  • Our part in the world’s largest piece of car-created art
    When we drove the new Vauxhall Corsa for the first time at the beginning of October, we became part of a Guinness World Record. Quite a small part admittedly, but a part nonetheless. Our meanderings became part of the world’s...
  • Zenos E10 prototype (2015) review
    It’s about time someone updated the affordable track day car formula: meet the Zenos E10 – a brand new two-seater, mid-engined sports car that uses clever engineering solutions to deliver big fun at a modest price. How modest? Try £24,995....
  • Why Jaguar Land Rover’s new engine factory is a watershed moment for UK plc
    Yesterday's opening by The Queen of Jaguar Land Rover's new Engine Manufacturing Centre made the BBC Breakfast show and Radio 4's Today programme. But it still didn't attract the fanfare it deserves. Some might struggle to get excited about the...
  • Lister to launch new '£2 million' hypercar
    Lister is a name familiar to fans of classic sports car racing, tuned Jaguars and slightly obscure 90s supercars – now ambitious plans are in place to return it to the forefront of modern performance motoring. Father and son team...
  • Citroen C4 Grand Picasso (2014) long-term test review
    Month 4 running a Citroen C4 Picasso: averaging 50mpg The other day my five-year-old said the Grand Picasso was ‘fat’. That’s as maybe, but it’s hardly big-boned. For example, which one of these CAR long-termers do you think’s eaten the...
  • BMW X5 M and X6 M (2015) unveiled
    The new BMW X5 M and X6 M will be shown at the Los Angeles motor show in November 2014, showing there’s life yet in the super-sporty SUV sector. Both models arrive in British BMW showrooms in April 2015, priced...
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