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A new Peugeot crossover in town

Posted by on Jan 21, 2013

WITH the 2008, Peugeot has created a new hatchback/SUV crossover. Set to go on sale in spring at a base price of €19,000, it follows the success of the larger 3008. At...

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Mercedes

Mercedes’ Revamped E-Class Is Here

Posted by on Feb 2, 2013

TECHNOLOGY: The Coupé features a radar-based collision warning system.   LIKE the Saloon and Estate models, Mercedes-Benz has completely revised the Coupe and...

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Audi

Five stars for new Audi A3 in Euro NCAP Crash Test

Posted by on Sep 11, 2012

SAFETY: Pedestrian protection is a key issue. THE Euro NCAP consortium has awarded the new Audi A3 the maximum five-star rating for passive crash safety. The results for...

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Porsche

Lighter, lower, more agile

Posted by on Dec 18, 2012

UPGRADED: Cayman is now available with Adaptive Cruise Control for the first time. PORSCHE AG celebrated the world premiere of the new Cayman at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto...

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Mercedes’ Revamped E-Class Is Here

Mercedes’ Revamped E-Class Is Here

Feb 2, 2013

TECHNOLOGY: The Coupé features a radar-based collision warning system.   LIKE the Saloon and Estate models, Mercedes-Benz has completely revised the Coupe and Cabriolet members of the E-Class family. New additions include powerful BlueDIRECT four-cylinder engines featuring new injection technology and assistance systems, which come under the...

New Take On An Old Theme

New Take On An Old Theme

Jan 30, 2013

YOUNG SPIRIT: The Honda MSX125 weighs around 100 kilos   THE newMSX125 carries on the tradition of the original, small-wheeled leisure motorcycle, defined by Honda in 1963 with the iconic Monkey. It is small enough to be nimble yet has a fully-fledged feel thanks to a selection of standard sized motorcycle parts. Honda’sMSX125 is due on sale in...

Three Cars in One

Three Cars in One

Jan 28, 2013

VERSATILE: Renault Captur is marketed as an SUV, an MPV and a saloon car combined.   RENAULT has introduced Captur, its first urban crossover. The French producer says the new model delivers three different features in one car: the expressive styling and driving position of an SUV, the cabin space and modular interior of an MPV, and the agility...

Lexus presents the new IS range

TWO OF A KIND: Introducing the IS 300h Lux (left) and F SPORT (right).   TOYOTA’S luxury brand unveiled the all-new Lexus IS model range to be launched inEuropeby mid-2013. It includes the IS 300h – the first IS to feature Lexus Hybrid Drive – and the rear-wheel drive IS 250, as well as a further evolution of the F SPORT package, available...

Hybrids Go Mainstream As Sales Reach Turning Point

Hybrids Go Mainstream As Sales Reach Turning Point

Jan 24, 2013

FUEL-SAVER: The Auris Hybrid is the latest addition to the range.   TOYOTA delivered its 500,000th full hybrid vehicle inEurope, during a short handover ceremony in Noisy-le-Grand, close toParis. The 375,000Toyotaand 125,000 Lexus vehicles sold to date “are a clear demonstration that hybrid technology is now a mainstream proposition for European...

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