Motorcycles

The covers come off Kawasaki Ninja H2 road model

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A quick glance at the specification sheets reveals a list of components and design features that underpin the high quality approach to the creation of the Ninja H2 and Ninja H2R. In terms of firsts, there is a formidable list including KYB AOS-II Air-Oil separate inverted 43mm front forks and dog ring transmission  – both only […]

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GOODWOOD REVEALS THEME FOR 2015 FESTIVAL OF SPEED

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Goodwood is delighted to announce that the theme for the 2015 Festival of Speed will be ‘Flat-out and Fearless: Racing on the Edge’, as tickets go on general sale today (Thursday, 6 November, 2014). ‘Flat-out and Fearless’ typifies some of the most spectacular drivers and moments from motor sport’s past and present. Who could forget […]

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JAGUAR LAND ROVER INSPIRES TOMORROW’S ENGINEERS

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JAGUAR LAND ROVER LAUNCHES CUTTING-EDGE EDUCATION CENTRE TO INSPIRE SCHOOL CHILDREN TO BECOME TOMORROW’S ENGINEERS Secretary of State Vince Cable visits Jaguar Land Rover’s Castle Bromwich Advanced Manufacturing Centre to open cutting-edge Education Business Partnership Centre Jaguar Land Rover and its Education Centre delivery partner Birmingham Metropolitan College have invested £250,000 in the new-look centre […]

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Test Drive: 2014 Mondeo TDCi Titanium X Business Edition 163p

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Mondeo 2.0 TDCi Titanium X Business Edition 163ps   Blacktopmedia recently tested the Vauxhall Insignia and w    e thought it would be appropriate to throw it in the ring with a couple of its usual suspect sparing partners. Let’s start with the Mondeo. Since god was a boy the Mondeo has been the staple diet of reps […]

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Kawasaki H2R Supercharged Awesomeness

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When Kawasaki first conceived the Ninja H2R, the driving development concept was to offer the kind of acceleration no rider had experienced before. That a motorcycle be “Fun to Ride” is one of Kawasaki’s guiding principles.  But while there are many ways for a motorcycle to be enjoyed, it was felt that having incredible acceleration […]

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MG WINS FIRST BRITISH TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP MANUFACTURER TITLE

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MG wins first manufacturer title in British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) MG driver Jason Plato finishes second in drivers championship as most successful BTCC driver ever British brand ends Honda’s four year reign as champions in dramatic season climax at Brands Hatch MG also celebrating fastest growing manufacturer and 90th anniversary in 2014 Longbridge, Birmingham, […]

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Vauxhall Insignia Elite Nav CDTi 163 Test Drive

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BlacktopmediaVauxhall Insignia Elite Nav CDTi 163 test drive   . I have to be honest, I didn’t take to the Vauxhall Insignia. When it was revealed in 2008 I was indifferent at best. The shape was generic and the car was forgettable. I recently saw a press release about one of the ‘new’ Insignia models which caught […]

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The New VW Scirocco…..coming soon

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Prices for the revised Volkswagen Scirocco, which opens for orders on 8 July ahead of first deliveries in October, start at £20,455 (RRP OTR) for the 1.4-litre TSI 125 PS manual and rise to £33,795 for the 2.0-litre TSI 280 PS Scirocco R.  The new Scirocco, which made its public debut at the Geneva Motor […]