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Salon Privé 2012 Dates Announced

Salon Privé 2012 Dates Announced

Salon Privé, the Luxury Supercar Event & Concours d’Elégance, has today announced that the 7thconsecutive annual event will be held at Syon Park from 5th-7th September, 2012. In 2011 the event relocated to Syon House in [...]

Coys Sell George Harrison’s DB5

Coys Sell George Harrison’s DB5

An Aston Martin ordered by George Harrison in 1965 sold at auction in London on Wednesday for £350,000.00 after fierce bidding from around the world. Manufactured in late 1964, the DB5/1896/R was supplied new on January [...]

Winter Driving Tips from UCC

Winter Driving Tips from UCC

As we enter the wettest and coldest few months of the year, we advise all drivers to take special care in what can often be treacherous conditions. The British winter is unpredictable – bad weather can [...]

£2.5m Motorway Pile-up

£2.5m Motorway Pile-up

A motorway pile-up involving 8 Ferraris, 3 Mercedes and a Lamborghini could be the most expensive crash in history. The convoy were apparently heading for a supercar event when the incident happened on the Chugoku Expressway [...]

Drivers Waste £337million on Fuel

Drivers Waste £337million on Fuel

s according to new research* by Michelin following its 2011 Fill Up With Air campaign. The Michelin Fill Up With Air roadshow, which has been touring the UK since May highlighting the importance of keeping tyres [...]

Sabine Schmitz at Top Gear Live

Sabine Schmitz at Top Gear Live

Queen of the ‘Ring’ and frequent Top Gear guest, Sabine Schmitz, will be racing a prototype Bowler EXR against a Rage Buggy, in a series of super-charged, high octane challenges on the indoor track, when Top [...]

Students Investigate McLaren Technology

Students Investigate McLaren Technology

The McLaren Group welcomed a group of local teachers and students to the McLaren Technology Centre for a rare, behind the scenes glimpse into life as a McLaren engineer. The tour was organised in conjunction with [...]

Jaguar XF Scoops Another Award

Jaguar XF Scoops Another Award

The Jaguar XF has emerged as winner of the Executive and Luxury category in the What Car? Used Car of the Year Awards 2011. Commended by the judges as a ‘seriously desirable and sophisticated car’, the [...]

See the difference winter tyres can make

See the difference winter tyres can make

Winter weather tyres are not just for snow and ice but should be fitted for the whole winter period for improved grip and safety. That’s the message from TyreSafe as it approaches this October’s tyre safety [...]

Motorist’s economic slowdown speeds up

Motorist’s economic slowdown speeds up

More than 50% of motorists are now driving more slowly as the effects of the recession continue to bite into household incomes, up from 34% this time last year. A recently updated survey by Manheim Auctions [...]