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Wed, 31 Oct 2001
In sheer frustration at a recent ASA ruling the MG Rover Group has issued the following statement: The successful MG advertising campaign,...
Wed, 31 Oct 2001
The excellent Speed Trap Bible has added some more carefully researched FAQ answers to its website to be found at...
Tue, 30 Oct 2001
Today's Deal of the Week from is a raft of Peugeot 206 special offers, all European (not UK)supplied and available for delivery within two...
Fri, 26 Oct 2001
Lots of special offers from www.showroom4cars.com to end the week on, including serious money off the World's best serious 4x4 towcar: the...
Fri, 26 Oct 2001
On 5th October I was mildly surprised to see a black 40,000 mile 'T' reg Toyota Yaris 1.0GS 5-door sell for £4,975. Then someone who...
Thu, 25 Oct 2001
Vauxhall's 189bhp 2.0 litre turbocharged ECOTEC Zafira seven seater finally hits the streets in November at £19,995. Zero to 60mph is...
Thu, 25 Oct 2001
The latest upgrade to VW's progressively improved Golf Mk IV range is a 'Pumpe Duse' 100bhp TDI. Facts and figures are: 100bhp at 4,000rpm; 177lb...
Thu, 25 Oct 2001
www.broker4cars.co.uk has arriving in November via its contracted Vauxhall dealership an Astra 1.8 16v Convertible, 2002 Model Year in Star...
Thu, 25 Oct 2001
Bristol has now been building bespoke motor cars and the occasional racer for 55 years. Externally, the S model can be immediately differentiated...
Tue, 23 Oct 2001
This week www.showroom4cars.com is offering the Toyota Yaris 1.0 16v VVTi GLS 5-door, with air conditioning, for just £8,699.00 on the...
Tue, 23 Oct 2001
Peugeot's new 307 2.0 HDI 110bhp diesel models with FAP particulate filters use even less fuel and emit less CO2 than the excellent new VW Golf...
Tue, 23 Oct 2001
www.broker4cars.co.uk continues to offer sensible savings on UK supplied UK warranted Renault Clios, all from a contracted franchised...
Tue, 23 Oct 2001
Details have just come in of some useful improvements to the Vauxhall/Opel Corsa for the 2002 model year. A £300 'Protection Pack' is...
Mon, 22 Oct 2001
www.showroom4cars.com is offering UK supplies KIA SHUMA 1.6 SX 5dr Auto Hatchbacks on the road for just £8,999.00, with immediate...
Sun, 21 Oct 2001
Metro products has introduced a useful screen protector to keep screens free of frost, snow and condensation and save the expensive chore of...
Sun, 21 Oct 2001
Launched at this week's Tokyo Motor Show, this is Mazda's Hofu built replacement for the 626, itself comprehensively facelifted just two years...
Fri, 19 Oct 2001
www.showroom4cars.com is offering an average of £2,000 discount on selected European supplied BMW X5 models. The savings, followed by on...
Fri, 19 Oct 2001
The Speed Trap Bible has added a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section answering the most commonly asked questions from people that have...
Fri, 19 Oct 2001
A new model Mercedes C200 Kompressor Elegance automatic made its auction debut today to a very favourable response from the trade. There were ups...
Wed, 17 Oct 2001
The Tokyo Motor Show which begins next week is traditionally packed with weird and wonderful concept cars, most of which never get close to...
Wed, 17 Oct 2001
www.broker4cars.co.uk is promising to beat any deal on any brand new UK supplied Vauxhall until the end of the year. Vauxhall Zafira 1.6 16v...
Wed, 17 Oct 2001
This week's deal of the week from www.showroom4cars.com is a European supplied top-specification Toyota RAV-4 2.0 VX 5-door Automatic...
Wed, 17 Oct 2001
Most of this website, plus some other useful features and directories are now available in hardcopy as 'Honest John's Motoring Yearbook'.
Wed, 17 Oct 2001
Morgan Motor Company (MMC) has secured European Whole Vehicle Type approval for its new Aero8 supercar, making Morgan the first...
Wed, 17 Oct 2001
Next June's supercharged MINI Cooper S will have 163bhp, not 155bhp as originally thought. Apparently, fuel consumption will not suffer as a...
Tue, 16 Oct 2001
Official prices have now been announced for Hyundai's Matrix mini MPV. The 102bhp 1.6 GSi with 104lb ft (141Nm) torque is £10,999 in GSi...
Tue, 16 Oct 2001
To launch the new right-hand drive two-seater Smart car, Daimler Chrysler broke a Guinness World Record and today crammed sixteen members of...
Tue, 16 Oct 2001
Despite the imminent official arrival of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII, many drivers still rate the Evo VI as the best of all the Evos....
Sat, 13 Oct 2001
Copies of last year's 'Honest John's Book of Motoring Answers' which had been offered for £3 post and packing cost via the website are now...
Sat, 13 Oct 2001
On the back of its involvement with the UK Olympic team, Rover has launched a range of 25 and 45 specials which appear to be quite good value...
Fri, 12 Oct 2001
Honda has released official details and pictures of its new CR-V (compact recreational vehicle) which not only goes on sale in the UK in Spring...
Fri, 12 Oct 2001
Now is very much the time to buy as three year old cars can't get much cheaper than this. Mondeos, too, are mega bargains. Need 7 seats, but...
Fri, 12 Oct 2001
First official details of the new 2002 model Vauxhall Vectra have now come through, and it's much better looking than the Signum concept. It will...
Thu, 11 Oct 2001
www.broker4cars.co.uk is offering substantial savings on the current VW Polo range. VW Polo E 3Dr 1.0 £7125 VW Polo E 5Dr 1.0 £7567...
Thu, 11 Oct 2001
The Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions (DTLR, formerly DTER) has announced an extension of its Powershift Grant system...
Thu, 11 Oct 2001
This is a press-release from the DVLA about its latest campaign. CAUGHT ON CAMERA. This is the message the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency...
Wed, 10 Oct 2001
www.broker4cars.co.uk has more outstanding offers on UK supplied and UK warranted Renault Clios and Vauxhall Corsas. CLIO FREEWAY...
Wed, 10 Oct 2001
Britain is now officially a bigger market than Germany for Audi TTs and Audi UK is diverting un-ordered cars from other right hand drive markets...
Tue, 09 Oct 2001
Honda has introduced a useful new feature to its website www.honda.co.uk which enables you to work out whether you'd be better off with a company...
Tue, 09 Oct 2001
Special offers on Land Rover Freelanders from stock for immediate delivery at www.showroom4cars.com include:- FREELANDER 1.8 ES Station Wagon 5dr...
Sat, 06 Oct 2001
(A RIP-OUT RIP-OFF GUIDE FOR WORKSHOP MANAGERS TO HELP MAXIMISE SERVICE REVENUES) This previously ran on the website on 16th September, but...
Fri, 05 Oct 2001
www.showroom4cars.com is offering an amazing deal on the 167bhp Citroen Xsara 2.0 16V VTS Coupé: just £11,399.00 on the road. These...
Fri, 05 Oct 2001
The mood of the market has changed quite a bit over the last week. Take the 98R Cadillac Seville STS in the photo. As I've mentioned...
Thu, 04 Oct 2001
Coys of Kensington will be holding an important classic car auction at the Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street Islington on the evening...
Wed, 03 Oct 2001
MG Rover has recalled 5,809 Minis from VIN BD134000 built from August 1996 to January 1999.
Tue, 02 Oct 2001
This week's extra special offers from www.showroom4cars.com Lexus RX300 SE Navigator £29,890.32 on the road. New shape RenaultSport Clio 172...
Tue, 02 Oct 2001
Toyota's ES3 (Eco Spirit Cubic) prototype is probably the most efficient, environmentally friendly four-seater car yet built. With its aluminium...
Tue, 02 Oct 2001
Specialist engineering company Mayflower has bought 33% of the rights of the Ehrlich e3 variable motion internal combustion engine. The engine has...
Tue, 02 Oct 2001
Mitsubishi has expanded its compact Sports Utility Vehicle range, with the addition of the Shogun Pinin Mirage 2.0 GDI (Gasoline Direct Injection)...
Tue, 02 Oct 2001
Nissan has announced prices and specifications of UK marker X-Trail models. Dimensions are: length 4,510mm (14 ft 10in); width 1,765mm (6 ft...
Tue, 02 Oct 2001
A 1999T Peugeot 206 1.4LX 5-door with 27,000 miles has been chosen as "Best Used Supermini" by 'What Car?' magazine. 'What Car?' states, "The...

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