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Feature Article: 2008 BMW 125i Coupe Road Test Review
Some things are just plain wrong. Like pineapple on pizza. Like bicycle pants. And like putting “BMW” and “bargain” in the same sentence. That's gotta be wrong. So what's going on with the BMW 125i Coupe Who ever heard of a BMW-badged two-door coupe a growling three-litre straight six in the snout like we're talking a real engine here not an earnest but underdone four and track-day handling for less than 60k You'd reckon 70k plus at least wouldn't you . But it isn't and it's a bargain. In fact teeing off at 54 401 for the six-speed manual with... continue reading
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Gumpert Apollo Grabs 1st on Top Gear Test TrackMON, 11 AUG, 2008
The visuals might not appeal to everyone but there's no doubting the phenomenal performance of the Gumpert Apollo.
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Last week I was overjoyed to hear that my 63-year-old mother was finally in the market for a new car.
Mazda Design Chief Franz von Holzhausen Jumps Ship To TeslaTUE, 5 AUG, 2008
Franz von Holzhausen may not be a name most of you will instantly recognise, but if you've been paying attention to Mazda's recent (and striking) ...
Can Women and Machinery Mix?SUN, 3 AUG, 2008
Don’t get me wrong; some clown yelling out at me doesn’t normally faze me.
Porsche 911 Turbo, GT3, GT2 To Make Use Of Direct Injection For 2009THU, 31 JUL, 2008
Porsche’s venerable M97 flat six engine – the ultimate automotive Grandfather’s Axe – will be shuffled off to the retirement home next yea...
Car Shopping in the USA, Part ITHU, 31 JUL, 2008
My dear old Mum, for the first time in her life at age 63, has finally decided to treat herself to a new car.
Third Party App Turns iPhone Into iDataloggerTHU, 31 JUL, 2008
Wish you had something akin to the GT-R's multifunction display in your hand-me-down Corolla? Keen to see how many G's you can pull around your ne...
The Real McCoey - Power and Torque TalkMON, 28 JUL, 2008
In order to properly ascertain what Power and Torque actually are, it is essential to have an understanding of what the two terms really mean as o...
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