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Gran Turismo to Silverstone Circuit: Meet the Gamers
PUBLISHED: 28/07/2015

Some of the worlds most hardcore Gran Turismo players are battling it out to compete in the 2016 Hankook 24H series in Dubai. It might sound like something from a film or a teenagers dream but the GT Academy are genuinely working with Nissan to scout the best Gran Turismo racer on the PlayStation®3 Network and put them into a fully fledged a...

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer eDrive
PUBLISHED: 27/07/2015

Source/CC2.0 BMW have been coming up with some fantastic hybrids and EV's as of late and the new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer eDrive is set to be another success. Making waves with their phenomenal i8 supercar and the i3 EV, it seems BMW are keen to take another chunk of the clean green market share with another bit of innovative genius. The 2 ...

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Porsche
PUBLISHED: 24/07/2015

It’s one of the world’s most credited car manufacturers, known for its iconic 911 and the ultra-popular Boxster and Cayman sports cars. Today, Porsche is a leading car manufacturer – an iconic brand that’s instantly recognisable. However, it hasn't always been this way. From massive disruptions to production following WWII to misguided a...

The return of Alfa Romeo
PUBLISHED: 22/07/2015

Source/CC2.0 The new Alfa Romeo Giulia is a huge step in the return of one of the most famous Italian manufacturers, and it could lead to some very special Alfas in the future. It seems strange to talk about ‘the return’ of Alfa Romeo when really the brand has never left – not literally anyway. Ever since Alfa shifted its business ...

Motors Made of Money
PUBLISHED: 20/07/2015

Materials used in modern car production are often cheap and synthetic but some manufacturers are using a fibre found in Money One of the worlds toughest natural fibres called Abaca (or Manilla Hemp) is used commercially in bank notes, fishing lines and various papers but it is now being used in some other less obvious places - inside cars! ...

New VED System: What you need to know
PUBLISHED: 16/07/2015

Driving expensive cars is about to get even more expensive with a whopping £450 road tax charge targeting high end motors Source/CC2.0 With George Osborne's 2015 budget hot on the anvil, it does seem like a good time to take a look at the new VED system motorists will now have to comply with and shell out for. While we know tax can no lo...

Which Cars Provide the Best MPG?
PUBLISHED: 07/07/2015

Source/CC2.0 Although fuel prices are substantially lower than they were last year, efficiency is still one of the most important factors for many motorists deciding which new car they should buy. There are several benefits of buying a fuel efficient car. You’ll spend less to travel from one point to another, reduce your dependence on oil...

Volvo is back on track after winning Auto Express Award
PUBLISHED: 06/07/2015

As headline partner of the Auto Express New Car Awards 2015, Warrantywise had a front row seat this week for what looks like the resurgence of one of Europe’s most established, but recently forgotten, premium brands. The UK’s biggest weekly motoring publication decided that its Car of the Year 2015 should be awarded to Volvo, and the new XC9...

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Mini
PUBLISHED: 24/06/2015

The Mini Cooper is one of the world’s most recognisable cars. It’s one of Britain’s most recognisable exports, one of the world’s most popular cars and an icon for all things compact and cool. The BMC Mini, and the new Mini Cooper, are two cars that are impossible not to spot almost anywhere in the world. An icon of the 20th century, ...

8 Of The Best Cars For The Golfer
PUBLISHED: 23/06/2015

Anyone who frequents the greens will tell you - it's hard to find a car that will comfortably carry all of their bulky equipment. When you have to lug around two golf bags full of clubs plus a couple of golf buggies and a spare battery, things can really start to get cramped. We have decided to gather a list of some of the best cars for the Golf...

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