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Fiat Punto gets awarded the lowest crash test rating ever

alibhai/ December 13, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

The Fiat Punto has been on sale since 2005 and had been awarded 5 stars However, it lacks modern safety assistance systems by today’s standards Euro NCAP said the car was ‘past its sell-by-date’ compared to rivals on sale Of 70 cars tested by the safety body this year, 44 achieved 5-star scores  By Rob Hull For Thisismoney.co.uk The Fiat

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Why you have to pay insurance if your car’s written off?

alibhai/ December 12, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

 Ray Henry’s beloved Volvo was badly dented and other driver didn’t leave a note  The cost of repairing the 20-year-old car would be higher than its value After two strokes in 10 years Ray concluded it was time to give up driving He was told he would have to keep paying £109 a month until the following May By Leah

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McLaren’s £750k Senna hypercar is tribute to F1 legend

alibhai/ December 11, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Just 500 McLaren Sennas will be built, all of which cost £750k and have already been bought It’s the most expensive McLaren road car of all time and packs 789bhp from its twin-turbo V8 engine Dihedral doors feature glass panels so that drivers can see an apex when they’re hurtling around a track Production begins late next year and all

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Ray Massey on the new DS7 Crossback

alibhai/ December 9, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

By Ray Massey for the Daily Mail Do you love Paris and its food, fashion and frivolity? If so, the new DS7 Crossback could be just the vehicle for you.  After all, if it’s good enough for President Macron — who was driven down the Champs-Elysees in the very first one — then why not? I was in Paris this

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RAY MASSEY: Citroen’s new smoothie

alibhai/ December 8, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

By Ray Massey for the Daily Mail Do you love Paris and its food, fashion and frivolity? If so, the new DS7 Crossback could be just the vehicle for you.  After all, if it’s good enough for President Macron — who was driven down the Champs-Elysees in the very first one — then why not? I was in Paris this

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Jaguar I-Pace undergoes final tests in Tesla’s backyard

alibhai/ December 7, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Jaguar I-Pace pre-production car taken on a 200-mile range test along the Californian West Coast Most northern point of the route took the car within close range of Tesla’s factory in South Freemont Jaguar confirmed that prices and specification of its first all-electric premium car would be available in March It’s expected to ring in at £60,000 – that’s £10,000 less

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How to stop your car key signal being hacked by criminals

alibhai/ December 6, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Most drivers keep keys where they can be hacked by criminals Car security firm says two thirds of car thefts involved ‘relay’ attacks Keys can even be kept in the fridge to stop the signal being copied By Rob Hull For Thisismoney.co.uk Where do you keep your car keys overnight? In a drawer? On a hook near the front door?

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Driving BMW’s futuristic family car

alibhai/ December 5, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

New i3s is a sportier version of BMW’s zero-emissions family hatchback All-electric models costs £36,975 – range extender version is £40,125 High-performance electric motor and battery produces 184 horse power That’s good enough to sprint to 62mph in 6.9mph and a top speed of 99mph By Ray Massey For Thisismoney.co.uk Ditch diesel and buy yourself an electric car. That’s the

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Lamborghini reveals its Urus supercar SUV

alibhai/ December 4, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Lamborghini Urus is the first ‘Super SUV’ and features a 641bhp 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine It can accelerate from 0 to 62mph in 3.6 seconds – that’s faster than Aston Martin’s V12-powered DB11 There’s enough seats for five people and it has 616 litres of boot space – more than a Skoda Octavia  Prices will start from £157,800 or $200,000

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David Gandy on cars and why he wants a classic Jaguar

alibhai/ December 1, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

By Ray Massey For Thisismoney.co.uk Male supermodel and self-confessed car nut David Gandy faced a dilemma during the Los Angeles Motor show this week. Given the choice, would he choose Jaguar’s brand new E-Pace sports utility vehicle, being launched in the USA, or a classic E-Type Jaguar from the 1960s? I posed him the question while he was being filmed

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