Motoring Article December 18/January 19

The Wackiest Special Editions by James Baggott, Author, Car Dealer Magazine

Manufacturers love making special editions, weird and wonderful creations that showcase what car makers can do when they let their imaginations run wild. Here, we’ve picked out eight of the wackiest. […]

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Motoring Article October/November 18

The Most Rugged Cars You Can Buy by James Baggott, Author, Car Dealer Magazine

We’ve rounded up nine of the most hard-wearing and brawny cars you can buy today, ideal for surviving a nuclear war – or the local muddy car boot sale. […]

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Technology Review August/September 18

The Roaming Empire by Gary Marshall

How to access the internet when you’re on holiday

Internet access can be really useful when you’re travelling. Map apps can help you find your way around and others can help you get better deals on tourist attractions, discover the best places to eat and drink or avoid the worst tourist traps. But how do you actually get online without spending a fortune? […]

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Motoring Article August/September 18

The Best Convertibles For Under £2,000 by James Baggott, Author, Car Dealer Magazine

With summer in full swing, if you want a drop-top to provide that wind-in-your-hair experience we’ve picked out some of the best convertibles for under £2,000. […]

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Motoring Article June/July 18

10 Electric Vehicle Myths Busted by James Baggott, Author, Car Dealer Magazine

Confusion surrounds the running and operation of an electric car. Here, we try to clear that up. […]

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Motoring Article April/May 18

BMW X3: Truly Capable by James Baggott, Author, Car Dealer Magazine

The wheels are spinning, but the BMW isn’t going anywhere. Every revolution of the alloys sinks the new X3 deeper into the huge blood-orange dunes of the Saharan desert. […]

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Motoring Article February/March 18

Honda Civic Type R by James Baggott, Author, Car Dealer Magazine

In the look-at-me stakes, Honda’s new Civic Type R screams attention-seeker with its trying-too-hard fins, wings and ice-white paintwork.

Honda appears to have added needless frippery to its new Type R, though they’ll tell you it’s about aerodynamics and downforce – but does that really matter on the A34? […]

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Motoring Article October/November 17

Honda’s Automatic Africa Twin is a Commuter’s Dream by James Baggott, Author, Car Dealer Magazine

Honda has fitted an automatic DCT gearbox to its Africa Twin endurance machine. James Baggott reports on life with the 998cc continent crosser.

Honda’s Africa Twin has gained a cult following – and rightly so. It’s a do-it-all enduro bike that’s not only comfortable, but incredibly capable too. […]

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Technology Review August/September 17

A World Without Wires – The best way to get wireless internet at home or abroad by Gary Marshall

If you go down to Europe this year, you’re in for a happy surprise: the EU has banned roaming charges for Brits travelling in the EU, so you don’t need to worry about getting a massive phone bill for checking Facebook abroad. But that’s not the only way to get online when you’re abroad – and come Brexit, roaming charges are likely to return. […]

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Motoring Article August/September 17

BMW M760Li xDrive by James Baggott, Author, Car Dealer Magazine

Those of you hoping this was BMW’s M7 need to look away now. Although this may be the fastest BMW ever made, if you’re after a fire-breathing, full-blooded M car, the M760Li will leave you a little disappointed. BMW says that’s because this is a car for buyers with something of a split personality. One moment they may be keen on a country road assault so they can enjoy the glorious V12, the next they might want to kick back and relax in the massaging seats and just cruise along. […]

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