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How much does it cost to charge an electric car?
Release Date: 19-03-2019

  The below table is based on an average electricity price of 14p per kWh. Please note that tariffs during the night are often cheaper than those during the day, and as such it is advisable t...
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Motoring Guinness World Records
Release Date: 13-03-2019

   World's Longest Car Image Source: http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/longest-car  In California, Jay Ohrberg designed the world's longest car in 1986...
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The Mini Velar – Land Rover updates the Range Rover Evoque
Release Date: 23-11-2018

  The Range Rover Evoque has been completely overhauled for 2019, stealing many styling cues from its older brother, the Range Rover Velar. The Range Rover Evoque has been dramatically red...
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Silent vehicles soon required to produce a noise at low speeds
Release Date: 11-10-2018

  Electric vehicles will be required to produce sound at low speed, to aid integration with pedestrians and cyclists. One of the joys of owning an electric vehicle is that they are almost ...
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EQC – Meet the first electric Mercedes-Benz SUV
Release Date: 05-09-2018

  Mercedes-Benz have announced their all-electric SUV model, the EQC, set to start production in 2019. The EQC will be first all-electric SUV from Mercedes-Benz, in a bid to move towards e...
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The top 5 vehicles to lease between £250 - £350
Release Date: 20-07-2018

  So, you have a healthy budget of £250 - £350 + VAT per month. What do you get? This is our breakdown of what we think are the top 5 vehicles to lease for the money. All pricing...
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Top Five Cars to Look Forward to In 2019
Release Date: 26-06-2018

As the year goes on, the car industry is steering further and further towards electric vehicles, with trends predicting an even larger spike for these sorts of vehicles as we roll into 2019. Ther...
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Wimbledon champion splashes out on new I-PACE
Release Date: 08-06-2018

  Andy Murray, a two-time Wimbledon Champion, has splashed out on a new Jaguar I-PACE – making him one of the first customers for Jaguar’s flagship electric model. During WWF&r...
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The 2018 London Classic Car Show
Release Date: 21-02-2018

  This month, the London Classic Car Show was hosted at the ExCel centre in London. The 2018 show was a huge success, attracting thousands of visitors with the various models on display &ndas...
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The top 5 vehicles to lease between £350 - £450
Release Date: 30-07-2017

  So, you've got a considerable monthly budget to spend on your new lease, but aren't too sure what to get. Let us point you in the right direction. Here are the top 5 cars to lease for the m...
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London Classic Car Show 2017 Review
Release Date: 02-03-2017

The relatively newish show has now developed into a fully-fledged motoring spectacle which, in its third year, played host to over 700 classics. Fit for both enthusiasts and experts this must-atten...
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The Alfa Romeo Stelvio Review
Release Date: 07-12-2016

  When Alfa Romeo take on the SUV… When promoting their Giulia model, Alfa Romeo stated that ‘the wait is over’, and the same can be said for their first-ever SUV. Their S...
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The Jaguar I-Pace is coming…
Release Date: 17-11-2016

It’s time to get a little bit excited, not just because Christmas is right around the corner, but because Jaguar have recently revealed their I-Pace concept at the 2016 LA Motor Show. Althoug...
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The Jaguar XE – have they done it at last?
Release Date: 09-11-2016

The Jaguar XE – have they done it at last? It’s certainly clear that Jaguar have had an unsteady past, as their X-Type didn’t quite make the cut and was axed back in 2009. The la...
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Jaguar XE Review
Release Date: 05-08-2016

Jaguar XE Review   Jaguar have gone straight to the top in the rankings with their newest saloon car. It’s been a long time since Jag have been in the running for the compact sector but...
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Jaguar XE Review
Release Date: 05-08-2016

Jaguar XE Review   Jaguar have gone straight to the top in the rankings with their newest saloon car. It’s been a long time since Jag have been in the running for the compact sector but...
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Mazda Mx-5 wins 2016 World Car of the Year
Release Date: 05-04-2016

Mazda MX-5 wins 2016 World Car of the Year & World Car Design of the Year  PLUS - An unmissable Mazda offer at the end of this article...  The 2016 World Car of the Year has been an...
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Geneva Motor Show 2016 Car of the year
Release Date: 01-03-2016

If you’re looking for a motor event that drives all others right off the track, look no further than the Geneva Motor Show. 2016 sees the show being dominated by a whole host of prestigious ...
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Jaguar F-Pace Review
Release Date: 18-11-2015

The first SUV in their 70 year history, Jaguar’s new F-Pace is a real breath of fresh air for the prestigious brand. Despite entering the segment so long after their luxury competitors, JLR h...
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New Range Rover SVAutobiography
Release Date: 02-11-2015

If you are on the lookout for pure, unrivalled luxury, look no further then Range Rover’s newest release. The most exclusive, luxurious and powerful production the manufacturer has ever made,...
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Alfa Romeo Guilia Quadrifoglio Revealed
Release Date: 10-08-2015

In a move to take on its rivals in the luxury sector, Alfa Romeo has revealed its 159 successor- the Alfa Romeo Guilia Quadrifoglio. Signalling a rebirth for the brand, the saloon is heading strai...
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New Technology That Can Detect Potholes
Release Date: 18-06-2015

Jaguar Land Rover are on their way to creating a new system where cars can detect potholes, assess how deep they are and then share this information with other drivers. This will not only highlight...
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New Jaguar Ingenium Engine
Release Date: 27-04-2015

Jaguarhas always been one step ahead of its game and it is becoming even more so with its brand new, cutting-edge technology that we can expect to see in its forthcoming cars. Here is a glimpse ...
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Jaguar XF launches in London
Release Date: 17-04-2015

Are you on the prowl for a vehicle with a little more bite? Something with uncompromised comfort, refinement and control like never before? Look no further than the new Jaguar XF second gen. Celeb...
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Jaguar’s new XF for 2015
Release Date: 27-03-2015

 The New Jaguar XF for 2015 The current Jaguar XF has been a roaring success for the British manufacturer. The fantastic design, wonderful build quality and impressive price meant the XF tick...
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The Ultimate Road Trip- Bloggers Study
Release Date: 20-03-2015

The evenings are getting lighter, scarves and gloves are being stowed back away in closets and we are beginning to slowly wind down the windows when we drive. And that can only mean one thing- summ...
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The Jaguar XF Review
Release Date: 29-01-2015

We love the Jaguar XF. A perfect company car without comprise. The Jaguar XF has been at the centre of Jaguars re-emergence as one of the worlds’ most luxury manufacturers. The wide range of...
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Classic Car Show 2015 review
Release Date: 16-01-2015

For any classic car fan, an inaugural event over the last weekend was one most certainly deemed to set your gears into motion. Hosted at the ExCel centre, thousands of classic car enthusiasts flock...
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London Classic Car Show 2015
Release Date: 02-01-2015

Calling all petrol heads, motoring mavens and classic car collectors- for there is an unmissable show coming to London’s ExCel centre this week. CLICK HERE TO WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO THE SH...
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The 10 most luxurious car modifications you’ll ever see
Release Date: 14-11-2014

All car enthusiasts love a good modification. However it’s far more frequent to see a Frankenstein’s monster-like eyesore; with the new parts sticking out like a spoiler on a transit va...
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Review: Jaguar XE
Release Date: 10-11-2014

The Jaguar XE’s first deliveries are set for May 2015 but the hype has started already. The XE came out of the blocks with a bang, after being first introduced in London; the XE was flown ove...
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Jaguar’s new scheme means you can test drive the classics
Release Date: 30-10-2014

Everyone’s had that feeling of envy when seeing someone drive by in a classic Jaguar. The feel of driving a classic is something that almost all motor enthusiasts crave. And soon we’ll ...
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Jaguar XE to hit in September
Release Date: 29-07-2014

The Jaguar XE is coming, and it will be here sooner than we thought. Jaguar released new details on its upcoming saloon model which is now set to debut on September 8th. The legendary car manufac...
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16 Fastest Sports Cars in History
Release Date: 10-07-2014

Ever since the release of the Benz Velo in 1894, the first production car to hit 12mph, automobiles have always strived to outdo each other in the need for speed. As the years fly by, a new car has...
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Goodwood festival of speed 2014
Release Date: 16-06-2014

For motoring fans and speed enthusiasts alike, one event which is firmly embedded into their calendar, is the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed. This year the festival is from the 26-27 of June an...
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Ford Fiesta voted Car of the Year
Release Date: 20-05-2014

The Telegraph has crowned the Ford Fiesta as its Car of the Year for 2014. Readers of the newspaper were told to vote for their favourite cars in seven different categories as part of the Telegraph...
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José Mourinho signs Jaguar F-Type Coupé
Release Date: 27-02-2014

José Mourinho will be the first customer to get his hands on the new Jaguar F-Type Coupé when it’s released next month in March. The Chelsea manager is an ambassador for Jagua...
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Review: Jaguar F-Type Coupé
Release Date: 17-01-2014

Jaguar’s latest instalment in the F-Type range is one of the best sports cars that the company has ever produced; not only is it dynamically designed, but Jaguar really decided to focus on th...
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Top districts for speeding in the UK
Release Date: 01-01-2000

What with numerous initiatives rolled out to help tackle the issue of speeding, the lengths to which it still occurs on our roads is shocking. 2013 saw new fixed penalty notices being issued meani...
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