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Tools for Car Repair

5 Items Every Garage Needs in 2017

Every motorist should have a garage that is properly equipped. You do not need to be a mechanic to fix every problem that you encounter, and thanks to some excellent tools and equipment, anybody...

Is Ford RS Coming for the Fiesta?

Fiesta to get a Hot Hatch Makeover?

The automotive industry was stunned when the new Ford Focus RS was unleashed in 2016, as the impressive compact car packed a serious punch and delivered excellent statistics. The 345bhp four-wheel drive hot hatchback...

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Rent a Supercar

Have you ever dreamed of driving a Lamborghini or Ferrari? Well now you can, and not just for a few laps around a track. With specialist supercar hire firms you can rent out a supercar...

First-Time Car Buyer Guide

A Brief Guide for a First-Time Car Buyer For a first-time buyer, the prospect of buying a car can be daunting. With so much choice on the market and many finance options to choose...

The Origin of the Chain

Humanity is so familiar with chains – we see them and use them in hundreds of applications throughout our lives – that it may come as a surprise to find that they are a...

Signs of Confusion?

The British have always been great travellers with some of the world’s most famous explorers hailing from our shores: Sir Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh and Captain James Cook to name but a few...

Options for Buying a Used Car

With new car sales reaching record levels, the used car market is currently awash with vehicles including some real gems but buying a used car is, as it always has been, fraught with danger...