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  1. Footdown

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... with Euro NCAP's four-star or five-star rating for crash protection, the institute says. But a great car is no substitute for good driving, and British drivers under 25 are involved in almost ... the dealer says. The muscular four-door car revives the name of the Le Mans track straight after 17 years and has yet to be priced for Hong Kong. The marque offers few technical details, ...

  2. John Koh Boon-huat

    Posted Oct 29th 2005, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... My first crash or ticket: I reversed my Volvo hatchback into a professor's MGB in the dormitory car park when I was at the University of Manchester. I couldn't see the roadster ... modified to 240 brake horsepower and AP Racing Brake Calipers on Prodrive lightweight wheels. I needed a small car, and the Golf's more practical than a Mini Cooper S. My career in cars ...

  3. Footdown

    Posted May 30th 2009, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... Edited by William Wadsworth Audi wins five-star safety score The Audi Q5 (right) we reviewed on May 16 earned a five-star rating in the European New Car Assessment Programme, the Brussels-based testers said on Wednesday. That's good news for Audi because Euro NCAP has toughened its crash testing this year to include the new rear impact (whiplash) tests and the availability ...

  4. Footdown

    Posted Jan 03rd 2009, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... roads as a result. The overpowered Mercedes C63 AMG is huge fun but should come with a hairy chest wig and crash helmet as standard. Our pick for a real-world sports car is the wonderful Mazda ... Edited by William Wadsworth Alphard strikes gold The Toyota Alphard won the gold award and best luxury multi-purpose vehicle awards at our sister publication Automobile's Car ...

  5. Matthew Marsh

    Posted Oct 22nd 2005, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... bike. The worst car or bike I ever had: I rented a Renault Megane when racing in England. The racing technical term 's***box' sums it up quite nicely. My first crash or ticket: ... to have a car after a decade in Hong Kong without one. I had been racing an E36 M3 in Europe and really liked the car. When I was renovating my apartment in 2002, it was useful to be able to drop ...

  6. Footdown

    Posted Aug 30th 2008, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... over the steering and automatically manoeuvres the car into the parking space', the marque says. The A-Class' safety has also been improved with the introduction of adaptive brake ... to respond more rapidly and prevent a collision,' the marque says. Mercedes-Benz has also fitted crash-responsive emergency lighting to the A-Class' interior that 'is switched ...

  7. Jeep and cheerful

    Posted Jan 03rd 2009, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... in the good times yet sticks by you when the market crashes. Designed inside to look rugged in Macdonnell Road without seeming a softie outside Sai Kung, this boxy car can still impress in Mid-Levels ... The Suzuki Jimny is compact and economical, making it the cutback car of choice, writes William Wadsworth Once we drove the car of a millionaire. Then came Bear Stearns, Lehmans ...

  8. Korea move

    Posted Aug 23rd 2008, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... discs up front. Its eight airbags, anti-lock braking and electronic stability control won a five-star safety rating in US front and side crash tests. The Sonata is a fine car and I'd ... Hyundai's new Sonata shows the marque wants the key to the executive car park, writes William Wadsworth Sonata saloons have never really stood out in Hong Kong traffic, but Hyundai ...

  9. Hans-Michael Jebsen

    Posted Oct 15th 2005, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... Current drive, and why I bought it Cayenne S. This is simply the optimal family car, which I'd trade in for no other. At today's Porsche parade (see Foot Down), I'll drive my favourite vintage Porsche, a 356 Cabriolet, which is treated like the apple of my eye. My career in cars It started at the age of 19 with a second-hand Volkswagen Beetle, which took half of my ...

  10. Footdown

    Posted Jun 21st 2008, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... just 225gpk. The marque has shipped the show car back to Italy but a right-hand-drive demonstrator version of the LP560-4 is expected here in the middle of next month and the first production cars are due in the last quarter of this year, a dealer spokesman says. Demand for the car is so strong that if you ordered one now you might have to wait until the end of next year ...




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