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Where is the Top Gear track? Filming location for test circuit – and if you can drive it

Where is the Top Gear track? Filming location for test circuit – and if you can drive it

The latest series of Top Gear will see Paddy McGuinness, Chris Harris and Freddie Flintoff embark on a new automobile adventure. Along the way, the trio will return home where they will use the Top Gear test track to push a number of vehicles to their limits. But where is the iconic test track? Here’s […]

BBC
Motorists are complaining a new £10m cycle highway is causing ‘traffic chaos’ on the roads and is barely being used

Motorists are complaining a new £10m cycle highway is causing ‘traffic chaos’ on the roads and is barely being used

Motorists are complaining that a new 2.5 mile cycle highway is causing “traffic chaos” on the roads after a cash-strapped council spent nearly £10m on it. Drivers in Birmingham said the new cycle lane, which has been placed along a major commuter route, is as wide as a bus lane and has made journey times […]

Birmingham
‘Hugs and nice bits’ on Top Gear? It’s far too late for that

‘Hugs and nice bits’ on Top Gear? It’s far too late for that

Gentlemen, stall your engines. Top Gear returns to BBC2 on Sunday for its 27th run, just three months after the last. Following the second major overhaul of its presenting line-up in only four years it seems the programme will never recapture the chemistry nor the massive audience of its supposed heyday, when it was hosted […]

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Don’t be caught out by these unusual European road signs

Don’t be caught out by these unusual European road signs

Driving in a foreign country can be stressful if you are not used to it. From being on the other side of the road to differences in speed limits and more, there’s a lot to deal with. In general, road signs shouldn’t add to the confusion. Guidelines set out in the 1968 Vienna Convention on […]

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A car is stolen every 5 minutes in the UK – here are the country’s theft hot spots

A car is stolen every 5 minutes in the UK – here are the country’s theft hot spots

Car thefts have soar by almost 50 per cent in the last five years, with a car being stolen every five minutes, according to new figures. Data from police forces around the UK reveals there has been a 45 per cent rise in reported thefts since 2014, before which there had been a six-year decline […]

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James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 is for sale – including the gadgets from the film

James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 is for sale – including the gadgets from the film

An iconic Aston Martin DB5 car, used by Eon Productions to promote 1965 Bond film Thunderball, is to be sold at auction – complete with fully-functioning ‘Q Branch’ gadgets. One of two examples bought to promote the film and only four modified to the ‘Q Branch’ specifications from 1964 film Goldfinger, the DB5 features Browning […]

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New car discounts – the models with up to 25% off as dealers slash £17m from prices

New car discounts – the models with up to 25% off as dealers slash £17m from prices

Car dealers around the country have pushed up their new car discounts by more than 10 per cent since February, offering buyers the chance to save thousands of pounds as they try to maintain sales in a struggling market. Data from consumer title What Car? has revealed that dealerships are now offering cash savings worth […]

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Bentley Flying Spur – Crewe’s new 207mph luxury saloon

Bentley Flying Spur – Crewe’s new 207mph luxury saloon

Bentley has unveiled its all-new Flying Spur with a promise that the luxury saloon brings new levels of technology, luxury and performance to the segment. Designed and built in Crewe, Bentley says the new Flying Spur is a “technical tour de force” and the most advanced luxury grand touring saloon in the world. The third-generation […]

Bentley
Blanket ban on pavement parking ‘could leave thousands without a space’

Blanket ban on pavement parking ‘could leave thousands without a space’

A blanket ban on parking on pavements could leave thousands of drivers with nowhere to park their cars, according to a leading motorists’ organisation. IAM Roadsmart has warned that a complete ban on the practice would make life harder for motorists and lead to demands for cash-strapped councils to provide more parking spaces. The driver […]

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Government policy changes cost UK drivers £7.8bn in four years

Government policy changes cost UK drivers £7.8bn in four years

Government changes to policies around car insurance have cost British drivers a collective £7.8bn since 2015, according to new estimates. Changes to insurance tax premiums and personal injury payments are estimated to have added £208 to the cost of car insurance for every driver in the country, according to figures from comparethemarket. Tax increase Since […]

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