Articles in Category : Motoring

May 2022

Ferrari Roma Incantevole

Motoring with Liam Bird

Legend has it, it was Enzo Ferrari that on upon seeing one for the first time, declared the Jaguar E-type “the most beautiful car in the world”. Praise indeed, and especially so when you consider Ferrari’s own back catalogue wasn’t

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April 2022

Auto News

with Liam Bird

Expect motorcyclists at junctions, GEM tells drivers in bid to reduce collisions ROAD SAFETY and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging drivers to take extra care at junctions, in an attempt to reduce collisions with motorcyclists. A spokesperson at GEM said: “Around

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April 2022

Genesis GV80

Motoring with Liam Bird

If you’re in the market for a premium or luxury SUV, these days you’re not exactly stuck for choice. The Range Rover probably remains the first one that springs to mind – it was perhaps the first luxury SUV of

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March 2022

Toyota Yaris GR

Motoring with Liam Bird

In nineteen eighty whenever-it-was, my cousin bought a Talbot Lotus Sunbeam. It was blue with a big black stripe that ran down the side of it, and it had the Lotus badge on each front wing. In the rear window,

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March 2022

Auto News

With Liam Bird

Kia leads the charge in 2022 Kia UK has ended January as the best-selling brand in the UK car market, the first month the brand has achieved this in its 30-year history. Kia sold 10,504 units in January and achieved

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February 2022

Auto news

With Liam Bird

WMW present awards to outstanding motorcycle racer AND successful dealer group An outstanding Welsh motorcycle racer AND a successful car dealer group have been presented with Welsh Motoring Writers’ top awards. Chaz Davies (above left), a native of Presteigne, called

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February 2022

Suzuki Jimny LCV

Motoring with Liam Bird

I regularly browse the small ads; inevitably, it’s the cars that attract my attention. At the current time of writing there’s a Suzuki dealer not far from here advertising a nearly new Jimny. It’s in range-topping SZ5 spec, has just

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Winter 2021

TEX – Xmas gifts at unrepeatable prices Tex Automotive, the division of the British Motor Heritage Group (BMH) best known for its original specification classic mirror and wiper products, is offering a rapidly increasing range of complementary articles, some of

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November Auto News

Auto News with Liam Bird

GORDON MURRAY AUTOMOTIVE T.50 MAKES ITS PUBLIC DEBUT AT GOODWOOD MEMBERS MEETING Gordon Murray Automotive and Goodwood were delighted to announce that the renowned British marque showcased its ground-breaking T.50 supercar for the first time in public at the 78th

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October 2021

Honda Jazz

Motoring with Liam Bird

I think I might be developing an affinity for Jazz Fiesta, Corsa, Polo, Swift, Fabia, Ibiza, Yaris, Clio… the list of funky-sounding hatchbacks continues to grow, and all are very good too. Surely though, the hatchback with the funkiest moniker

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October 2021

Auto News

With Liam Bird

Mighty Minis: Goodwood Revival hosts epic Mini Cooper race with one of the most illustrious grids ever assembled Over the weekend of Friday 17 – Sunday 19 September The Goodwood Revival assembled one of our most illustrious ever grids for

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September 2021

Volkswagen ID.3

Motoring with Liam Bird

Struggling to find the spark So, this is it. The Volkswagen ID.3. The new people’s car. I know, it sounds bold, but honestly that’s how Volkswagen themselves see the ID.3. It represents, they say, the third generation of Volkswagen. Hence

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August 2021

Suzuki ACross

Motoring with Liam Bird

I emailed Toyota’s press office the other day, as I occasionally do, to see if they would be willing to lend me one of their cars. It’s been eleven years now since I first started tapping out my thoughts about

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