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Anthony Reid – A Racer and a Gentleman

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I had the good fortune to bump into race driver Anthony Reid recently. The location – Bournemouth beach. I recognised Anthony and have to admit I was a little awe-struck. For anyone in the know he was at the upper echelons of the BTCC during its heyday; racing Nissan Primeras, Ford Mondeos and MG ZRs. He was runner-up twice – …

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McLaren Automotive confirms its first dealerships

In McLaren by Jonathan Humphrey

McLaren is set to open its first 35 dealerships next year, with the launch of its new supercar the McLaren MP4-12C. McLaren have had a lot of interest to sell their cars around the world from the best car retailers. According to Antony Sheriff (Managing Director) “Our business will succeed on our ability to exceed our customers’ expectations – for …

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Mini Countryman, a useful 4wd softroader

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The New MINI Countryman will be launched in September. The largest model and first to feature four wheel drive. The fourth model on the range following the Hatch, Convertible and Clubman. The Countyman will be available in five models, three will feature the ALL4, Mini four wheel drive option. With a price range starting at £16,000 – £20810 for the Cooper …

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Renault Zoë ZE , finally an electric car I like

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Having not been a fan of electric cars, I have enough problems remembering to charge my mobile phone, let alone the family car. I must admit this one does look pretty good. The Renault Zoë. Not available till 2012 but due to be priced at £13k/ €15k quite a keen price. The Renault Z.E website gives more information on their …

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Rolls-Royce Ghost iPhone app

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After spending an hour with my latte and iphone  ‘apping’ around this morning, I came across this new one from Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. I am very glad, just in time as I spec up my new Roll-Royce for  the Summer, the configurator on the app is very good and the additional links to the site, dealers and media. A fun …