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News : Chinese-made Discovery debuts in Chengdu

Jaguar Land Rover’s unending march to world domination continues with the arrival of the first Chinese-made Land Rover Discovery Sport at the Chengdu Auto Show. The new car appeared in prototype form, and China News Daily reports that it will go on sale in its home market in October with a price starting around 450,000 yuan (£46,300). […]


Blog : Remembering the Westerns…

With around 2200hp available and weighing less than 80 tons, these locomotives, seemed to prove the point about the superior power to weight ratio of the diesel hydraulic over the diesel electric. The 2000hp Class 40 diesel electric weighed in at 133 tons. But the Western Region needed more power and this was to lead to the development of the ‘Westerns’.

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News : Bentley Bentayga joins the school run crowd

At £160,200 it takes over from the Range Rover as the most exclusive all-purpose car, combining an all-new W12 powertrain with usability and astonishing pace. The car was designed, and engineered in Crewe, and is also built there. The vital stats are impressive – a twin-turbocharged 6.0-litre W12 engine pushes out 600bhp and 663lb ft, and Bentley claims a 0-60mph time of 4.0 seconds, and a maximum speed of 187mph. […]

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Advert of the Week : Rover SD1

In 1976, the Rover SD1 was the pride of the British car industry. It was great to look at, excellent value, and stacked up well against all comers. It proved so good that it convinced the panel of the European car of the year to vote it their favourite car – awarding it the prize against strong opposition such as the Ford Fiesta. […]