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McLaren and Blue Peter launch ‘Supercar’ competition

McLaren Automotive

Supercar maker McLaren Automotive has teamed up with the BBC’s Blue Peter children’s programme to launch a unique competition asking young viewers to design their ‘Supercar of the Future’. The winner will have the opportunity to meet with McLaren’s leading designers and engineers and see their winning design brought to …

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UK’s Christmas car theft hotspots

Vehicle crime and car theft

New data has revealed the high number of vehicle thefts during the month of December, highlighting the importance of keeping your car safe this Christmas. Figures obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by car leasing specialist, Leasing Options, show that there were almost 12,000 (11,703) reported instances of car …

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Attenborough named perfect celeb road trip partner

Blue Planet 2 presenter Sir David Attenborough - BBC

TV legend Sir David Attenborough is the celebrity most Brits would like to take on a road trip. Nearly one in 10 people questioned chose the 91-year-old presenter of the BBC’s Blue Planet II, just ahead of Geordie cheeky chappies Ant and Dec. The UK’s largest independent tech retailer, Ebuyer, …

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Watch the latest Top Gear trailer

top gear trailer

At first sight, the latest trailer for all new Top Gear doesn’t look too promising… but stick with it! It begins with Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc being welcomed to Blackpool by its mayor in the pouring rain. The pair are then joined by celebs including Tinie Tempah, Texas singer …

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Behold, the new Top Gear team

New Top Gear team

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for – here’s the final line-up for the BBC’s new Top Gear. From left to right, we have motoring journalist Rory Reid, racing driver Sabine Schmitz, actor Matt LeBlanc, Chris Evans, YouTube star Chris Harris, F1 pundit Eddie Jordan and The Stig. As …

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BBC’s Suzi Perry in car maintenance drive

Suzi Perry and Vicky Kempton

Formula One presenter Suzi Perry fronts campaign to give women the tools they need to look after their cars. The awareness initiative is in response to an IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) survey of 1,000 women car owners revealing that one in five (22%) are reluctant to deal with …

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Top Gear Live arena tour

Top Gear Live tour

Clarkson, Hammond, May and The Stig to embark on first-ever UK-wide Top Gear Live arena tour in 2015. Fronted by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, Top Gear Live will bring the hit BBC TV show to life when the tour kicks off in February. The action-packed 90-minute arena …

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