The car event season is upon us again in balmy Britain. And that has to be a good thing, doesn’t it?Search hard enough and you can still enjoy and exploit freebie permanent or temporary exhibitions – often in or near holiday destinations (for example, the Whitstable Classic Motor Show in Kent on 14...
The BMW M5 celebrates its 35th anniversary this year so, to mark the occasion, the German brand has launched a special edition variant called the M5 Edition 35 Years. Production will be limited to 350 units when it reaches the global marketplace in July this year.Exterior styling revisions for the new model are...
Is the new Mazda 3 the best-looking family hatchback in years? Its maker would certainly hope you think so. When it revealed the Kai concept some two years ago – this fresh model is based on that car’s squat, sporty design – reaction to it was overwhelmingly positive.Clearly, the firm’s design and engineering...
Drivers are putting their lives at risk by buying part-worn tyres, with nearly half of the ones being sold in some areas not meeting legal standards, councils have warned.Local authorities cracking down on rogue retailers have seen part-worn tyres being sold with serious defects, unsafe repairs and incorrect labelling, with some of the...
You know it’s not going to be an ordinary road test when the marketing material mentions such features as a spring-plate mattress, a pull-out fridge-freezer and a toilet. Mind you, the Volkswagen Grand California is no ordinary camper van. It represents a first for Volkswagen, whose smaller California has become a bit of a...