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The BMW i8 is now 4 years old and later this year there will be a new convertible version, but is it as relevant now as it was when it was launched? I spent a day with one to find out. My previous experiences with electric and petrol-electric hybrid vehicles...
Is the new Abarth 124 Spider just a shouty Mazda MX5 in a pretty shell, or is it the new Italian sports car we've been looking for over the last few years? Whilst in Spain earlier on in the month, I took the new 1.4 litre turbocharged pocket rocket...
There's no hiding from the fact that the days of combustion engined cars are numbered and with more and more manufacturers are turning to hybrid tech to power their cars with many also going full electric. But there's one name that stands out from the rest with regards to...
The Velar may be a great looking car teaming with new technology and plush leather seats, but the real question is how does it drive? (Read Part 1 covering the overall appearance here!) The Range Rover Vogue drives like you would expect, it's quiet, comfortable and you just gently...
The All-New Range Rover Velar Pt1 - Exterior and interior review
Last night saw the local unveiling of the all-new Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo at my local dealership - Porsche Centre, Cambridge. As always, Porsche put on a great show with live music, canapes and an accommodating array of beverages. I have been to many of these events with many...
Back in 2014 I got to drive one of the prettiest 2 seater convertibles on the market around the iconic Alpine Circuit and I loved it. With a long bulging bonnet housing a 380 bhp supercharged V6 in front of you and that noise behind you, there are not...
A couple of months ago a friend and I went down to Goodwood to drive some of the current BMW M cars around the historic and iconic Goodwood Racing Circuit. First up for me was the M6 coupe - I car I have driven before on the road and...

The Jaguar XKR

Along with being tasked to sell the Jaguar XK, I also have the same challenge with a beautiful low mileage Jaguar XKR (X100). Unlike the X150 XK, this has a smaller 4.0 litre V8 but it is helped along with a supercharger giving it a power output of around...
First things first, I need to be careful how I write this piece for two reasons. Reason number 1 - the car is my Step-Father's and he loves it. It's his pride and joy and I don't think he'd appreciate any nasty criticism in his choice of car. Reason...

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