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Two-Seat Pioneer Set To Take Honda Into New Territory

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The Honda Civic Type R has been the performance Honda of choice for quite a number of years now. It’s fair then to say that Blacktopmedia are universal in their praise of this most legendary of road-going racing car. But think of an exciting Honda two seater and most car fans will instantly think of […]

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Honda Civic Type R 2.0 GT – the new one

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Power and Efficiency: The might of the Type R is powered by a 306bhp turbocharged 2.0 VTEC engine that has blistering performance and can sprint from 0 to 62 mph in just 5.7 seconds – making it the fastest accelerating performance front-wheel drive hatchback to date. Also, let’s not forget that top speed of 167 […]

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Honda CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC EX Manual #HondaHappening

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Since 1997 over 750,000 CR-Vs have been sold and it’s already one of the most popular compact SUV’s in the world. Those figures are not to be sniffed at either, because as I found out in my recent test, the CR-V is a brilliant machine. Engine: The1.6 Litre i-DTEC (160PS) with 350Nm of torque is […]

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Lexus GSF – A wolf in wolfs clothing

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In a world that is becoming increasingly sanitised and restrictive, the Lexus GSF is one of a handful of rebellious cars sticking two fingers up at the do-gooders. This is a good looking car. It’s not some tarted up pretender, this is a real, seasoned contender. Parked, quietly poised, it looks lean, fit and ready […]

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Subaru WRX STI: The Happiest Days Of Our Lives

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MotorMartin has spoken before about the good folk down at Nathaniel Cars, Bridgend, a dealership that holds franchises for Subaru, Mitsubishi and MG whilst also offering a wide range of quality used cars on site. Pretty much something for everyone then. The pleasing thing for MotorMartin with regards to Nathaniel Cars, is the excellent customer […]

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Ford Ranger to the Rescue

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A few weeks ago I went on a climbing and camping weekend in the Peak District with my wife and two children and we were having a great time messing about in all the mud and doing crazy things like attempting to climb Kinder Scout – which I have to say is roughly an eight […]

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#FordFrenzy: Ford Mustang Savvy, Best Fuel Economy Leap Ever In Annual MPG Marathon For 5.0 Litre-V8

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A few short weeks ago, BlackTopMedia’s own Tony Yates had the pleasure of testing Ford’s all new, UK spec Mustang on our pot holed, British roads and came away from the experience extremely impressed with the 5.0 Litre V8, indeed his musings on his time the the Mustang can be viewed here and MotorMartin certainly recommends that […]