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The Bugatti Veyron's successor had to be madder than a bag of spiders, and that's very much the case with the Chiron
Geneva Motor Show 2016: The Bugatti Veyron has been officially replaced by something far, far scarier known as the Chiron.Let's start with the juicy numbers because there are a fair few of them. Horsepower?…
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The rumours are over. These are the new Top Gear presenters.
Recombu Cars gives the lowdown on exactly who you will be presenting Top Gear alongside Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc.In case you hadn't heard, Series 23 of Top Gear will be a bit special. It will be the…
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Top Gear production held up because Chris Evans is struggling to talk and drive
Top Gear has hit a bit of a roadblock, it seems, because lead presenter Chris Evans is unable to talk and drive.This is according to a report in the Sun newspaper, which claims Evans is holding up filming…
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Got £13,000 and want a new family car? Check out our pick of the bunch
Family life is as rewarding as it is expensive. Ben Griffin rounds-up the best family cars capable of ferrying your loved ones around without breaking the bank.Those new to family life can never really…
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Self-driving cars: Absolutely everything you need to know
Self-driving cars are the future – or so we are being told by companies currently working on them. But just what are autonomous cars all about, should we care and what are the potential implications?…
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Introducing the Tesla Model D. Now with added official specs
As if the Tesla Model S Performance's 0 to 62mph time of 4.2 seconds was too slow, there's now an all-wheel drive variant that pushes the all-electric machine into supercar territory without losing its…
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Not familiar with Top Gear's Rory Reid? Here are 15 things you should know
Chris Evans just announced the five presenters who will join him on Top Gear, one of which is Recombu Cars editor-in-chief Rory Reid. Here are 15 things you need to know about him. 1) Sometimes he writes…
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Top Gear: Jeremy Clarkson’s harshest insults
Whether you’re white, black, Mexican or the BBC, no one is safe from ex-Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson. But what are his top insults? We rounded up up our favourites.Love or hate Jeremy Clarkson,…
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The pint-sized SUVs worth considering in 2015
The SUV market has exploded recently & picking the right one is tough. So we've picked a list of the best small SUVs we've driven in 2015 to help you out.
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Everybody's going surfing...
Citroen has let details out of the bag for its latest concept, the Cactus M, ahead of its big unveiling at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show.The Citroen Cactus M builds on the production C4 Cactus and the…
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BBC drops Jeremy Clarkson but says Top Gear show must go on
Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson's contract will not be renewed in light of the 'fracas' between him and BBC producer Oisin Tymon, it has emerged.BBC director-general Tony Hall said in an official media…
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Best of CES 2015: The car announcements you should care about
Usually a show for curved televisions, clever cameras and other gadgets you will end up wanting to own in years to come, CES 2015 was automotive crazy. Or is that car-azy? Get it? Oh, nevermind.Self-driving…
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Motoring and technology journalist and editor.
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I am Associate Editor at Recombu Cars. Before that I was a freelance journalist for for Digital Spy, Stuff.tv, MSN Tech, Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition, Bit-Gamer, The Review, Know Your Mobile, IT Pro, Expert Reviews, Computer Shopper and CNET UK.
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Bugatti Chiron: Say hello to the Veyron's 261mph replacement
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Geneva Motor Show 2016: The Bugatti Veyron has been officially replaced by something far, far scarier known as the Chiron.Let's start with t

Rory Reid: 15 things you should know about the new Top Gear presenter
recombu.com

Chris Evans just announced the five presenters who will join him on Top Gear, one of which is Recombu Cars editor-in-chief Rory Reid. Here a

Top Gear: Just who are the new presenters?
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Recombu Cars gives the lowdown on exactly who you will be presenting Top Gear alongside Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc.In case you hadn't hear

Top Gear: Jeremy Clarkson’s harshest insults
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Whether you’re white, black, Mexican or the BBC, no one is safe from ex-Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson. But what are his top insults? We

Top Gear production held up because Chris Evans is struggling to talk an...
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Top Gear has hit a bit of a roadblock, it seems, because lead presenter Chris Evans is unable to talk and drive.This is according to a repor

The Best Small SUVs Of 2015
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The SUV market has exploded recently & picking the right one is tough. So we've picked a list of the best small SUVs we've driven in 2015 to

Best affordable family cars for under £13,000
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Family life is as rewarding as it is expensive. Ben Griffin rounds-up the best family cars capable of ferrying your loved ones around withou

Citroen Cactus M concept: The ultimate beach machine?
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Citroen has let details out of the bag for its latest concept, the Cactus M, ahead of its big unveiling at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show.The

TVR comeback to feature a Cosworth V8 and Gordon Murray's expertise
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We knew TVR was coming back, but then it went quiet for a couple of years. Now we can reveal a few details of the car that will spearhead th

Self-driving cars: Absolutely everything you need to know
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Self-driving cars are the future – or so we are being told by companies currently working on them. But just what are autonomous cars all abo

Best of CES 2015: The car announcements you should care about
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Usually a show for curved televisions, clever cameras and other gadgets you will end up wanting to own in years to come, CES 2015 was automo

Tesla Model D is an all-wheel drive Model S on steroids
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As if the Tesla Model S Performance's 0 to 62mph time of 4.2 seconds was too slow, there's now an all-wheel drive variant that pushes the al

Jaguar F-Type Project 7 becomes a 567bhp production reality
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Special Operations 'Project 7' creation is the most powerful production Jaguar ever – and, boy, will you want one.Exciting news for anyone w

Ariel eyes up two-wheeled glory with Ace in the hole
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Ariel out to shake up motorbikes with the 173bhp Ace superbike.Somerset is known for its array of tasty ciders, cheeses, farm animals and -

Alpina B4 Bi-Turbo is a BMW M4 challenger
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Alpina gives the BMW M4 a run for its money with its suitably powerful B4 Bi-Turbo coupe.Most car manufacturers have one tuning option for m

Are London roads getting safer?
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Road deaths on the decrease for motorists and bikers but remain level for cyclists, according to official figures.Some good news and some ba

Tesla Motors: All our patents are belong to you
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Tesla Motors CEO and founder Elon Musk shares his patents with the world to aid electric car progress.Surprising news from Tesla Motors. The

This VW advert will put you off using a phone in the car
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If you watch just one road safety advert today, make it this one by Volkswagen.There have been numerous studies that found using a mobile ph

The great women-only parking space debate
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Parking spaces designated to women spark anger and criticism ─ but are they really that sexist?Women-only parking spaces have existed for a

The Fiat 500 with the heart of a Lamborghini
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Lamborghini Murcielago engine transplant makes this Fiat 500 utterly insane.It takes a special kind of person to put a thunderous V12 engine