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Although I do manage to attend lots of car-related events during the course of a year, as evidenced by the panoply of reports that are available on this site, ...

Salon Privé – September 2014

Events / Shows

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In today's world where an ever greater number of buyers want a premium badged car, the real sales battleground is between the German trio of BMW, ...

2014 Audi A6 2.0 TDi SE (GB)

Audi / Road Tests

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I first "discovered" the Coventry Festival of Motoring a couple of years ago. It turned out that it been running for many years prior to that, but had somewhat ...

Coventry Festival of Motoring – August 2014

Events / Shows

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There are many reasons why a manufacturer will show a Concept Car. These days they tend either to be some wild flight of fancy that shows what ...

2014 Fiat 500 1.2 Lounge (GB)

Fiat / Road Tests

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Like most motor museums, and a good few other venues besides, the Haynes Museum, located at Sparkford, in the wilds of rural Somerset, runs an events program ...

Rare Breeds at Haynes Motor Museum – September 2014

Events / Shows

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Over the years that I've been popping along to evening meetings at the legendary Ace Cafe, I've learned that they can and do vary quite a lot. Some have far more ...

Ace Cafe Petrolhead Nirvana – September 2014

Events / Shows

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When Fiat showed the Trepiùno concept car, which was a modern reinterpretation of the much loved Nuova 500, in 2004, ...

2014 Fiat 500L Living 5 seater 1.6 M-Jet 105 PopStar (I)

Fiat / Road Tests

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  After spending a couple of every enjoyable days behind the wheel of a BMW M5, it was ...

2013 Toyota Prius Two (USA)

Road Tests / Toyota

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When the events schedules for the year are published, there are quite a few which I instantly mark on the calendar, hoping that they do not clash with other ...

VSCC at Shelsley Walsh – July 2014

Events / Races & Hill Climbs

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In the battle for control of the large executive car market, it has been a three ...

2014 BMW M5 (USA)

BMW / Road Tests

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Among the many challenges facing GM in recent times have been the costs associated with developing different ...

2013 Buick Regal 2.4 eAssist Premium 1 (USA)

Buick / Road Tests

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The Silverstone Classic has taken place for 24 years, and during that time, the event has grown and grown, with the result that it is easily the largest historic ...

Silverstone Classic – July 2014. Colin’s Report

Events / Shows