2017 Nissan Micra Review

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Micra 2017

Nissan Micra 2017


The Nissan Micra -  the iconic hatchback, which became bland, bubbly and unappealing to the masses, well that's about to change. For years the Ford Fiesta, Volkswagen Polo and Vauxhall Corsa have dominated the small car market, however Nissan want it back.
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The McLaren Vista and Halloween festivities

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570s McLaren

We awoke to the symphonious burble of a 570s, what a start to the morning, the reason I recognised this, is earlier the day before, this was the car we'd experienced on the roads of the Cotswolds, and what an experience.

After the night before's festivities, which included pre dinner drinks, a range of fine wines and soft drinks, even tea.

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2017 Volvo V40 D3 Inscription review

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Micra 2017

Volvo V40 D3 Inscription


Volvo have been synonymous with safety for many years, building boxy but good cars in the 70's, 80's and 90's, vehicles like the 240 and the 850, however their latest cars hark back to the early years of Swedish manufacturer Volvo's, pretty cars. These were the times when the P1800 and P1900 were the real lookers, with a look as well as a style.
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A New ERA... MG ZS

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Today is the beginning of the new era for MG, with the announcement of the new MG ZS; the compact crossover taking on the likes of the Nissan Juke, Renualt Kajar and Mazda CX5.

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Princess Diana's Ford Escort RS Turbo Series 1 is at auction in this year's Silverstone Classic

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You’ve got your one in a million's, and this is likely the only chance you've got to buy a rather special Ford Escort RS Turbo Series 1.

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2040 Petrol and Diesel ban FAQ

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Renault Zoe

With the new regulations proposed by the UK Government regarding banning the sale of all Petrol and Diesel engined cars, vans and wagons by 2040 then following it up with a 10 year phasing out period of all combustion engines, ensuring UK roads will be Petrol and Diesel free by 2050 has many people wondering what this means for owners and collectors?

Well here's what you need to know:-

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Dacia Pop Up Shop Westfield Stratford

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Dacia are certainly going all out this year with getting their no nonsense car brand out to the public, they are following some of the big brands like Supreme and Kanye West and are opening their first ever pop-up store at Westfield, Stratford.

Starting November 23rd and running till the 3rd Dec, that's right its already started, why not have a look?

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Ecurie Ecosse to grace the Goodwood Revival 2017

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It seems like The Festival of Speed was only yesterday, and already the next iteration of Lord March's is on the horizon, with only eight weeks to go until the 20th Goodwood Revival Meet, taking place between September the 8th to September 10th, time to step into your pre 66' finery and enter the halcyon days.

As a highlight of this years event, a tribute to Ecurie Ecosse the legendary Scottish racing team will be performed daily on the race track.

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Liberty Walk EU Aventador Global Reveal at The Performance Car Show 2018

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Liberty Walk

The bespoke Liberty Walk EU Aventador will have its global reveal at the Performance Car Show in Birmingham on January 11th, the show which is part of AutoSport International runs from the 11th till the 14th January 2018.

The Performance Car Show's and AutoSport International are part of the Motorsport network, one of the biggest motorsport coverage providers.

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Geneva Motor Show Top 5

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The Geneva Motor Show is half way through and what a selection of cars we have seen so far. Everything from Ferraris to Fords, there really has been something for everyone. Amazing to think these cars are going to be on the road in the coming year. At planet auto we have compiled our favorites so far. This does not mean their wont be more. Expect to see our full round up of the 2017 Geneva Motor Show in the coming weeks. 
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The new Bentley Continental GT 2018 has arrived

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Wednesday the 8th of November 2017 saw the official launch of the 2018 Bentley Continental GT. Hosted by the Jack Barclay Bentley Showroom in Mayfair. An opulent event, showcasing the latest GT Continental.

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MG ZS First Drive and Preview

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2017 MG ZS

Last week we were invited to the MG ZS launch at Whittlebury Hall on the doorstep of Silverstone race circuit.

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