Post thumbnail of How far can you drive on that tank? | Car manages 584MPG!
17 April 2012
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How far can you drive on that tank? | Car manages 584MPG!

Perhaps you have a really economical car. You drive carefully, steadily – there is no harsh braking or acceleration when you’re in the car. Using skills developed over years and years, you ensure that every single drop of fuel is burnt and used to it’s maximum potential. You fill up the tank, and then you …

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11 April 2012
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Guest Blogger | Turbo and Super Charged Engines

Originally invented as a way to allow aircraft to fly at higher altitudes, turbo charged engines in motors are now common on many other types of vehicles as a means to add power and increase the efficiency of smaller engines.
A turbocharger is a device that will force air into the …

Post thumbnail of One For The Geeks | How Much Would It Cost To Insure These Famous Movie Cars?
20 May 2011
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One For The Geeks | How Much Would It Cost To Insure These Famous Movie Cars?

Another thoroughly geeky infographic to share with you, this time asking how much it would cost to insure various utterly cool movie cars, like Knightrider, or the Falcon from Mad Max. I’ll be honest, I wish it showed the actual monetary cost, just for shits and giggles, but the silly conclusions entertained …

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4 May 2011
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Guest Post | Getting Ready To Sell Your Car

Cars are potentially the most expensive thing you will ever purchase – this might be a pain when you are buying one, yet it means that you can turn your old vehicle into a real pay day. Indeed, there are thousands of people out there who are dying to take …

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11 February 2011
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Terrafugia: Technology from the future, today | The Flying Car

Terrafugia may sounds like the title of a strange sci-fi film, but it actually the name of a fun and kind of silly car/plane as produced by a group of what simply has to be honest-to-god geeks. Don’t take this as an insult – the world has dreamt about cars …

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31 January 2011
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Can Tyres Be Cool? | The Coolest Tyre Treads on the Market

When you think of a car’s funky features, it is unlikely that the tyres spring to mind. Perhaps the alloys get you talking. Or you could wax lyrical about those gorgeous ceramic brakes. The rubber wheels, however, just aren’t sexy.
Well, being that THE Blog About Cars is never adverse to …

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16 December 2010
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Guest Blog | How to Keep Up Your Used Car’s Resale Value

If you are like most drivers, you might want to trade in your car for a new model or something entirely different after about five years of driving it. If you decide to go this route, it is important to know a few steps to take to ensure the best …

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3 December 2010
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If This Car Were An Animal What Would It Be? | Porsche Cayenne

Welcome to the fourth in a roughly weekly installment. “If This Car Were An Animal What What Would It Be?” is a feature designed for those days of the week when life gets a bit too tough, and when all we want to do is sleep and wait for the …

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29 November 2010
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Chevrolet Camaro Convertible | Debuts at LA Auto Show

The LA Autoshow has, this week, launched a number of cars. It is always bone of the high points of the automotive year, and it seems like the current concepts and brand new car creations are determined to ensure that that doesn’t change this year!
A particularly exciting launch, for yours truly, …

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19 May 2010
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Custom Honda Civic VTI | Souped Up Car Destined for Street Racing

Most days I will have a peek at the motors section of eBay, so see if anything interesting (and always out of my budget) is up for sale. Today I found this, a pimped outcustom modified Honda Civic VTI that looks like it would only ever be at home on …

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