Monthly Archives: October 2007

Review – Lexus IS-F

Finally Lexus has delivered a true rival to the BMW M3! The new Lexus IS-F uses a 5.0-litre V8 powerplant to deliver 417bhp at 6600rpm! However, it is one thing chasing the M3, and another to actually catch it. To

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Posted in Car Reviews, Performance Cars

2007 London to Brighton Veteran Car Run

The 2007 London to Brighton Veteran Car Run takes place this Sunday 4th November. The event this year is sponsored by Daily Mail and Tindle Newspapers. History On the first Sunday in each November, around 500 motor cars built before

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Posted in Classic Cars, Motoring Events

Insurance Word of The Week (1)

  Every week, starting this week we will be publishing and sharing with our readers a comprehensive, alphabetical run-down on all the different terms used in the wonderful world of insurance and what they mean.  For our first week, we

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Posted in Car Insurance, Insurance Glossary, Useful Websites & Information

Beautiful Alfa 8C

The original concept for the achingly beautiful Alfa Romeo 8C was launched four years ago at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Only 500 will be built, and unfortunately all are now sold! The name honours the 8C designed by Vittorio Jano,

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Posted in Car Reviews, Performance Cars

Essen World Classic Car Shows

Classic car enthusiasts will be looking forward to the following two events planned for late 2007 and 2008. First up is the Essen Motor Show. A must for every automobile collector and enthusiast who want to see or buy the

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Asian Motor Manufacturers Gather Momemtum

Driving on UK roads over the last 6-12 months I have noticed a number of attractively styled, impressive looking saloons, sports car and 4×4’s. On closer inspection these vehicles proudly display their manufacturers badges: Kia Hyundai Daihatsu Proton Ssangyong There

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Posted in Car Reviews, Import Cars

Death Crash Teenager not Guilty

18-year-old Craig Ramshaw has today been cleared of killing four friends by dangerous driving days after passing his driving test. After hearing this verdict on Radio 4 this evening I felt compelled to post about this tragic case and ask

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Posted in New Drivers, Safe Driving, Young Drivers