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When you book and then collect a rental car, provided it is from at least a ...

2014 Audi A5 Sportback 2.0 TDi 143 S-line (GB)

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Back in 2007, when I was making several trips a year to Los Angeles for work, I stumbled across the fact that a Japanese Classic Car Show was taking place in ...

Japanese Classic Car Show (JCCS) – Long Beach, CA – September 2014

Events / Shows

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When I was out in Southern California earlier in the year, I made a couple of visits to the very popular weekly "Cars and Coffee" event which takes place first ...

Cars and Coffee – Irvine, CA. 13th September 2014

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With everyone trying to offer a "premium" product, what do you do if that's what you have already been ...

2014 Mercedes CLS350 CDi Shooting Brake (D)

Mercedes / Road Tests

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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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