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Kia Picanto 1.0 Petrol ‘SR7’ 3dr

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The Picanto SR7 is a good looking City Car. Kia’s familiar ‘Tiger’ grill, large front fog lights, 14” steel wheels and bright yellow body work combine well together and when added to the strong shoulder crease running the length of the car, rear light clusters, privacy glass and gorgeous chrome door handles, the feeling of […]

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Mitsubishi Mirage Juro 1.2 Manual: All The Young Dudes

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The ideal town car needs to meet and exceed certain criteria. It needs to be small to fit into those gaps in the traffic and exploit parking opportunities, it must have a decent turning circle so that it’s easy to manoeuvre, a perky engine with good low down acceleration, excellent emissions and economy and, perhaps […]

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Mazda CX-5 – 2.2 150ps 2WD SE-L Lux Nav Diesel

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I like Mazda because they produce a decent car for the right money without skimping on quality or equipment – but I also like Mazda because they pretty much give you everything you will ever need. Look at the MX-5 as a perfect example. It’s still one of the best 2-seater sports cars you can […]

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Skoda Superb Estate 2.0 TSi 280PS 4X4 DSG

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The Superb is one of Skoda’s top of the range cars and it sits very well at the top thanks to its incredibly stylish lines and spacious interior. The Superb is also one of the most technologically advanced out of all the range and is a perfect fit for a family looking for something with […]

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Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.6 JTDM-2: Racing In The Street

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Accepted wisdom in the motoring world is that you must own or have driven an Alfa Romeo to class yourself as someone who enjoys the automotive side of life and that if you haven’t, you’re somehow less of a driver. Now MotorMartin doesn’t actually agree with this argument as there are more than enough fine […]

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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 […]

Retro Cars

Honda Jazz, Second Hand Delight: #HondaHappening

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The Honda Jazz, now into it’s third generation, is perhaps the Honda, above all others, that defines everything good and right about their cars in the public’s eyes as it is said to represent the last word in practicality and reliability. Owners can’t get enough of the Jazz as the car works it’s charms over a […]

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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 Civic Type R: A Brief History #HondaHappening

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There are certain initials that are used by the major car manufacturers around the world that signify, to us mere mortals at least, that what we’re looking at is really something rather special. MotorMartin has already spoken of the superb Peugeot 205 GTI on BlackTopMedia in an article that can be read about here which briefly […]