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Win a James Bond driving experience

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

Drive 007’s car, wear his clothes, and watch an exclusive screening of the icon’s new film... Specialist car dealership Dick Lovett is celebrating the release of the latest Bond movie in style, offering one lucky entrant the chance to spend a day in the shoes of the MI6 agent. The …

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Harold Baggott – from Ford Model T to Mustang Mach-E

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Centenarian Harold Baggott, who learned to drive in a Ford Model T, has demonstrated an all-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E to his great-grandchildren. The event took place at the British Motor Museum, Beaulieu, near the Hampshire home of Harold, who still drives daily. The 101-year-old’s great-grandchildren, Felix and Charlie, also got …

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UK’s best wild beauty spots revealed by MINI

MINI Countryman

MINI UK has discovered the Top 10 wildest beauty locations in the UK, helping Countryman owners beat the busiest spots for an off the beaten track adventure this summer. From waterways to peaks and underground caves, more than 100 nature-based destinations were identified and judged against two sets of criteria …

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Unusual Facts About Car Tyres

While you may be familiar with the basics of car tyres, there are plenty of interesting and unusual facts that you still may not be aware of. Let’s take a look at some! Tyres can be recycled into a variety of products! With the help of the recycling process, tyres …

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Lamborghini Countach voted ultimate car pin-up

Lamborghini Countach

It might not be a tennis player adjusting her behind, but the Lamborghini Countach has been crowned the all-time favourite pin-up poster car among followers of The British Motor Show. The striking Marcello Gandini masterpiece was the most popular poster car of the show’s Facebook followers, closely pursued by the …

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Top safety tips to help drivers negotiate rural roads

Country road

Three-in-10 motorists are so worried about narrow country lanes they deliberately avoid them, according to new research from one of the UK’s biggest car insurers, Ageas, and the RAC. What’s more, many drivers are prepared to take a detour of 16 miles or 25 minutes to avoid them. As millions …

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What are the benefits of leasing a car?

Picture the scene: your car has stopped working or simply no longer meets your needs, leading you to contemplate buying a new car. However, have you thought about possibly leasing your next car instead – a process also referred to as personal contract hire or PCH? This measure would entail …

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How to prepare for the perfect family camping expedition

TV Adventurer and Toyota Highlander Hybrid driver Steve Backshall's camping tips

It’s a staycation summer, so TV adventurer Steve Backshall has teamed up with Toyota to provide some essential camping tips. The author and wildlife expert uses his passion for nature to add a sense of adventure to holidays with his family – wife Helen, their three-year-old son, Logan, and 15-month-old …

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Top 25 things drivers dread most

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Travelling in the snow, reversing around a corner and overtaking cyclists are among the most uncomfortable scenarios for motorists, new research has revealed. A study of 2,000 drivers by flexible car insurance firm Cuvva found one in 10 dislikes or hates driving and nearly a quarter (24%) feel less confident …

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Most drivers planning UK staycations

Peugeot-5008-road-trip

The vast majority of British motorists are planning summer staycations, despite the easing of international travel restrictions, claims new research. According to the study by Autoglass, the UK’s leading vehicle glass repair and replacement company, four in five (85%) drivers will be heading out to explore homegrown attractions. This is a …

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