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Flux Capacitor Santa Pod

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12 Jan 2017

Flux Capacitor goes on display at National Motor Museum

The world’s fastest accelerating road legal electric car – Jonny Smith’s Flux Capacitor – has swapped the drag strip for the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu. For the past two years, Fifth Gear presenter and motoring journalist Jonny has been powering the little Enfield 8000 City Car along the straight quarter mile at Santa Pod… Read more »


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14 Dec 2016

Do you recognise these obscure car badges?

We see car badges all the time – but some are much more recognisable than others. Can you identify all 10 of these strange examples in our car badge quiz? Some are harder to remember than others. Know someone who thinks they know their stuff? If you do well then why not challenge your friends?

Austin Montego

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08 Dec 2016

10 ordinary cars more rare than a Ferrari F40

Some cars are too loved, or too valuable, or just too damn pretty, to ever fall from grace and fade away to extinction. That’s why two thirds of the 800,000-plus Porsche 911s ever made are still in use today, why there are still plenty of E-Types, Beetles, Minis and MGBs proudly lodged in garages across… Read more »

Cosy home

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05 Dec 2016

Warm up your home for winter

The nights have rapidly drawn in, the temperatures have plummeted and there’s no better time to be at home, snug and warm. But making your home feel warm is about much more than fitting the odd draught excluder and turning up the heating – there are a whole host of things you can do to… Read more »

Frozen pipe

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25 Nov 2016

How to winter-proof your home

It seems like only yesterday that you fired up the barbecue one last time, but the dying embers of our Indian summer have finally flickered for the last time. Now the nights are drawing in rapidly and the temperatures are starting to dip it’s time to prepare your home for winter. We’ve put together a… Read more »

zenos e10s front

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16 Nov 2016

Zenos – Norfolk’s newest sports car maker

Our home county of Norfolk has a proud and successful history when it comes to lightweight sports cars, from one-off builds and kit cars to F1 World Championship-winning racing cars. The lightweight ethos of the likes of Lotus, and now of newcomers Zenos, was born here. Damien Cross went to the factory to see what… Read more »

Car Insurance

15 Nov 2016

How drink-drive rehabilitation courses cut reoffending rates

It’s day one of a drink-drive rehabilitation course and everyone attending has a different experience to share with the group. The police breathalysed Ken after he crashed his car when driving home from a drinking session at his local. He took the risk because there were no taxis available – and his reading was more… Read more »

Alfa Romeo Junior Z 1600

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26 Oct 2016

Which of these 10 classics for auction would you buy?

For classic car fans, online auction listings can be a treasure trove of the out-of-reach, the fondly remembered, the almost forgotten and, sometimes, of the barely-known cars that pepper automotive history. We spent a couple of lunchtimes drooling over the latest offerings at Anglia Car Auctions, one of the biggest classic car sales in the… Read more »

Modified Land Rover Defender 90

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19 Oct 2016

Six of the best off-road 4×4 modifications

Those 4×4 drivers who stick to the streets of suburbia are probably perfectly content with the standard version of their vehicle. However, real off-roaders often find that even a proper, grown-up 4×4 may need help in the wilder, woollier parts of the world. There’s a host of ways to modify your 4×4 so that it… Read more »

Mercedes-Benz F015 - Luxury in Motion

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16 Sep 2016

Electric cars: 7 myths busted

Electric cars have come a long way since the primitive early efforts driven by the oil crises of the 1970s. The Nissan Leaf, BMW i3 and e-versions of the Focus and Golf have found their way on to the driveways of suburban Britain, while Tesla is busy proving that electric motors don’t have to be… Read more »