May, 2014
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The first La Vie en Blue took place on the slopes of the Cotswolds at the Prescott Hill Climb back in 2007. A small group of TheMotor.net forummers attended, and ...

La Vie en Bleu – May 2014. Colin’s Report

Events / Prescott

SONY DSC

After a fantastic day at the Auto Italia event at Brooklands, what do you do? Go to Donington of course! The Historic event is held over 3 days, so there are ...

Donington Historic Festival – May 2014. Dan’s Report

Events / Shows

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You are not a true petrolhead, apparently, until you have owned an Alfa Romeo. As three of these Italian machines ...

2014 Porsche Cayman 2.7 PDK (USA)

Porsche / Road Tests

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Making a welcome return to the 2014 event listing was Caring for Cars". First conceived and run in 2011 and repeated in 2012, but sadly unable to be held in ...

Caring with Cars – May 2014. Colin’s report

Events / Shows

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That the Crossover, or CUV, is an important vehicle for any manufacturer to offer these days, is beyond question, and most now offer a range of ...

2013 Chevrolet Equinox 2.4 LT AWD (USA)

Chevrolet / Road Tests

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The Vintage Sports Car Club, more often referred to as the VSCC, has been going for 80 years, set up to celebrate cars and motoring. Originally aimed at ...

VSCC Spring Start at Silverstone – April 2014

Events / Shows

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The first Donington Historic Festival was held in 2011, and it proved an instant success, combining many of the attributes of the much larger and better known ...

Donington Historic Festival – May 2014. Colin’s Report

Events / Shows

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Following the amazing turn out of Italian cars of every marque you have heard of, and a few you might not, with some cloudless skies, I was looking forward to a ...

Ace Cafe Italian Night – May 2014

Ace Cafe / Events / Shows

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Given the unpredictable nature of the British weather, it was perhaps too much to hope that after some lovely sunshine had bathed both the March and the April ...

Queen Square Bristol Breakfast Club – May 2014

Breakfast Meetings / Events / Shows

SONY DSC

I was looking back at my photographs of this event just before I went to it, and I realised that I've been going to it every year since at least 2009, and I'm ...

Auto Italia at Brooklands – May 2014. Dan’s Report

Events / Shows

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Of all the Italian car events which take place in the UK during a calendar year -and there are a lot - the one that is held at Brooklands at the start of May is, ...

Brooklands Auto Italia – May 2014. Colin’s Report

Events / Shows

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To Europeans, the global significance of the family-sized Chevrolet Cruze may well be somewhat mis-understood. Despite offering significant ...

2014 Chevrolet Cruze 1.4T 1LT 4 door (USA)

Chevrolet / Road Tests

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Unless you count the Moving Motor Show which takes place the day before the Goodwood Festival of Speed, there is no British Motor Show these days, so that means ...

Bristol Motor Show – May 2014

Events / Shows

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Ah, the Chevrolet Captiva, I hear you say. Cue a bit of searching through the memory bank, and you will probably ...

2014 Chevrolet Captiva Sport 2.4 LT 2WD (USA)

Chevrolet / Road Tests