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Thu, 12:55
My First Car - Ken Cooke

My first car was a 1927 Austin Seven. I bought it while in the air force at RAF Wartling in Sussex.

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Summer driving

Now that the Great British summer has finally arrived, here are some warm weather safety tips from IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, Richard Gladman.

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Historics at Brooklands - Mk1 Ford Cortina

Arguably the finest remaining 1963 Ford Cortina, that’s travelled an average of one mile-a-day in its 53 years, will be up for auction this month.

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Hertfordshire Motor Show

The Hertfordshire Motor Show will be joining forces with the Annual Classic Motor Show at Knebworth Park, Knebworth House on Sunday 28th and Monday 29th August 2016.

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My First Car - Judy Hamblin

I thought you may be interested in this picture of my father in what I think was his second car in the very early 1950s.

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My First Car - John Deacon

I bought my first car in July 1960 from a motor engineer friend who ran a village garage in Ingbirchworth, West Yorkshire. It was a black 1948 Vauxhall 18.

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Older driver assessment

A new video, launched by Driving Mobility, aims to help older drivers stay safe at the wheel for as long as possible.

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Lotus Espirit

Did you know you can now lease classic cars? Here’s what you need to know...

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Earlier this month MG Motor UK unveiled its latest new model, an all-new SUV called the MG GS.

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New cars

Saturday, July 23, 2016
United Kingdom
Third-generation MINI Cooper Convertible is bigger, roomier and more mature to drive without losing the fun factor.

Former MINI Convertible owner Andy Russell really appreciates the big advances of the all-new model – better to drive and easier to live with.

Thursday, July 21, 2016
The smart, sophisticated Audi A4 Allroad does all the jobs a light 4x4 should do, but in a more understated way.

Think big 4x4s are a bit tacky these days? The Audi A4 Allroad is the antidote to the SUV Ed Wiseman has been waiting for.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Audi A3 Cabriolet.

Audi has raised its game again with the hi-tech, high spec revised A3 range, a big car in all but size, writes motoring editor Andy Russell.

United Kingdom
Friday, July 15, 2016
SEAT Mii FR Line looks the part with sportier styling but is no more powerful.

It’s the sportiest SEAT Mii yet. Matt Kimberley investigates the red-trimmed Mii to find its bark is worse than its bite.

Saturday, July 9, 2016
Hyundai i20 Active is a rugged looking compact crossover which joins the refreshed supermini range.

Hyundai has beefed up the spacious i20 supermini to create the Active crossover which looks the part and is very likeable, says motoring editor Andy Russell.


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Used Cars

Fri, 08:58
Frank Mortimer. Waveney District Council cabinet member for customers and communities, opens Hein Gericke Outlet store at Lings in Lowestoft with Lings director Paul Barkshire and manager Laura Nettleingham.

Lings at Lowestoft hosted the official opening of the Hein Gericke Outlet motorcycle clothing and accessory store, the latest in the growing range of brands and products available at its Riverside Road site.

Thu, 12:27
Renault jumped 12 places to top the Auto Express Driver Power dealer satisfaction survey.

Renault has knocked Lexus from its perch at the top of the Auto Express Driver Power dealer satisfaction chart for the first time.

Thu, 10:43
The Mods and Rockers Scooter and Motorbike Meet is being held in King's Lynn's Tuesday Market Place on Sunday, August 7.

The Mods and Rockers are riding back into town by popular demand for a family fun day.

Thu, 10:40
Having had a mid-life facelift the Mercedes-Benz SLK is now called SLC.

The words ‘diesel’ and ‘convertible’ shouldn’t, by car enthusiast logic, be put anywhere near each other. After driving the new Mercedes-Benz SLC, Matt Kimberley disagrees.

Wed, 09:05
This 1963 Ford Cortina 1500 GT looks as good as it did when it left the Dagenham factory.

It’s billed as the finest remaining 1963 Ford Cortina, that’s travelled an average of one mile a day in its 53 years.

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