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Road Test: 2013 Peugeot 208 GTi

The 208 GTi has arrived to spice up the Peugeot 208 lineup. The compact, lightweight body of the Peugeot 208 provides an excellent starting point for the sporty GTi. Compared to the preceding Peugeot 207, the 208 is about 90 kilograms lighter. Although well equipped, the weight of the new Peugeot 208 GTi is just 1160 kilograms. This improves car’s driving dynamics and fuel efficiency, and also makes it possible to achieve good performance without massive sized engine.

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Road Test: 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet

The new Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet is a perfect retro car. It inevitably resembles the original Beetle Cabriolet from 1949, but still has modern design. The car looks great and is much sportier than the predecessor, the New Beetle Cabriolet. Compared to which, the Beetle Cabriolet is 152 mm (6.0 inches) longer and 84 mm (3.3 inches) wider. Car’s overall length is 4,278 mm (168.4 inches). The longer wheelbase has improved interior space and boot capacity. At the rear there is enough knee space also for an adult passenger. The cargo capacity has increased by 24 litres to 225 litres. The rear seat can now be folded down, thanks to a newly developed rollover protection system.

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Henry “Tim” Birkin

Sir Henry ”Tim” Birkin is known as one of the Bentley Boys. He was born in 1896, in Nottingham, Great Britain to wealthy family. His parents were Sir Thomas Stanley Birkin and Hon. Margaret Diana Hopetoun Chetwynd. In childhood, Henry Birkin gained the nickname Tim, which stuck right up to Birkin’s death.

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Road Test: 2013 Nissan Juke Nismo

Nissan has finally brought the Nismo brand to Europe, and the first model available with the Nismo-threatment is the Nissan Juke. This small crossover might sound a bit weird choice for a sporty Nismo version, but it is actually pretty fun car to drive. The Nissan Juke Nismo is compact crossover with the length of […]

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Road Test: 2013 BMW M6 Coupe

The BMW 6 Series Coupe looks great in its standard form. Take that as a starting point, add some M exterior and interior design features, and the result is fantastic. Its the new BMW M6 Coupe. At the front end the large air intakes and flared wheel arches create a powerful look. Bmw M6 also has a newly designed M kidney grille with M6 badge. The grille’s black, paired kidney grille slats have a bit of the same design as the M wheels. The new BMW M6 Coupe is fitted with 19-inch M light-alloy wheels as standard. The forged wheels feature seven double-spokes in a two-tone finish.

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