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The Awaited Range Sport which released of 2014 should be right on top of the right now. With a of 2 different Models, first one cheaper than the second, it be around 800 lbs lighter than the model. What’s also Well, there will be a 340 with a 3 litre 6 cylinder V6 Engine and a ZF 8 speed transmission, we it will be significantly much than the earlier model. It be priced at around $63,495.

The one which is going to be the 510-horsepower, supercharged V8 that are fitted stop/start tech, which is like the V6 Model a 8 speed which will cost It will make a great Car for the

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Rosario, Argentina, 3 rd January Race2Recovery, the group of severely soldiers who made history as the disabled rally team to and complete, the Dakar rally in has arrived in South America for the running of the toughest race in the The team, supported by Land has entered two race vehicles the 2014 Dakar which once again put its competitors the ultimate physical and mental

Race2Recovery operates to the motto injury, achieving the extraordinary’. So the team has raised over for Tedworth House Personnel Centre and Help for Heroes this year, is also awareness of military charity This year’s Race2Recovery is made up of 16 injured soldiers and volunteers, including drivers, support vehicle drivers and a of technical and mechanical experts.

The servicemen will be driving Rover Defender-based Wildcat vehicles, both of which entered in last year’s as well as a T4 race truck and a T5 truck, which will the route providing support for race vehicles. Land is assisting the team with logistics, vehicle and financial throughout their 2014 In addition, two Land Rover vehicles provided by Land will support Race2Recovery the assistance route and will vital support to the team the 14 day epic.

The 2014 Dakar see the team race across of the world’s most unforgiving This year’s competition traverse three countries; Bolivia (motorcycles only) and They will travel 9,000km, including crossing the desert and the Andes mountain in temperatures that could between 40 to 50 degrees celcius.

Speaking at the start-line in Rosario of the challenge, team founder and retired Captain Tony said: We’re delighted to be in South America for our second challenge. The memory of finishing year’s race is something always treasure but we always the Race2Recovery team to become a rally team so it’s to be entering our second Dakar. We a lot from last year’s so we feel extremely well for the challenges that this will inevitably throw at us.

The Dakar signals the start of a year for us. Our sponsor Land has confirmed that the brand support our entry into the new Challenge by Bowler’ race that launches in the UK in March year. That provides us a fantastic platform to train up new and develop our skills ahead of Dakar challenges.

It also us to race in front of UK crowds, we love doing as the support received from motoring and the public in general has been

Mark Cameron, Global Experience Director, Jaguar Rover, said: We’re proud of our association with having been the team’s sponsor since its inception. The has broken down barriers to disability and motorsport and truly up to its motto ‘beyond injury, the extraordinary’. The Dakar is the ultimate and one that has a long association Land Rover vehicles. pleased that the team can from our support and we wish the very best of luck.

be following their progress all the

Land Rover has also that it will be an official of the Red Bull Desert Wings Red Bull has chosen Land as the official vehicle supplier for the Dakar due to its advanced all-terrain and technology to support the various under the Red Bull Desert collective. Five Land vehicles have been including Defender, Discovery, Range Rover and Ranger Sport.

The Race2Recovery team will from this association as will be welcomed on a daily into the Red Bull bivouac, Race2Recovery with additional and infrastructure.

2014 Jaguar XF Jaguar XF 2014 Jaguar XF

IT S A busy time over at what with the F-Type now prowling the streets and the just-announced version ready to do the same. s the high performance XJR to come too but it s the mainstream models that are to most of us which is why the XF is so important.

has given the XF a few key updates for 2014 and the times we live in the most change is the introduction of a more new diesel engine. The 2.2-litre cylinder unit improves on the version with impressive of 129g/km of CO2 and 57.7mpg, the kind of that appeal to your rather than your

Part of the reason for the improvement is clever techy stuff in the of a revised cooling system and a EGR valve, but what makes sense to you and me is the stop-start system cuts the engine out when not

If you ve not experienced stop-start before it feel a bit weird, but once you that the engine will again the instant you release the pedal it becomes second And it all helps eke out a few more miles per It s clever too pull up and put the transmission in and it goes into stop but release your seat and it knows your home and off completely.

You still get the XF s bit of theatre you start up too, as the air vents electrically open and the previously-flush gearlever rises up from the seats. The gearbox is a new addition with eight forward That might seem an awful lot, but that economy too; out on the motorway the is barely above tickover at the limit which keeps levels down and fuel up.

Despite appearing focussed on the XF still offers a driving that is a cut above the norm. the speed is high or low it remains filtering out bumps so you are aware of but that no discomfort is caused. Yet the side of this is that you start to press on the XF is every the sports saloon, gripping and staying level and controlled corners.

The XF is a car you would be happy to live on a daily basis too. The are supportive and comfortable, the heated will toast your if you leave them on full and the top-drawer audio system can the worst traffic jams irrelevant.

Once upon a Jaguars were all about the cut and and weren t so easy to justify on a basis. But the 2.2 Diesel XF is as economical and to live with as a fairly family hatchback, yet gives you so more in terms of comfort, and driving pleasure. It s hard not to be impressed.


XF 2.2 Diesel Premium Luxury 35,795

Engine: 2.2-litre unit producing 161bhp and of torque

Transmission: Eight-speed driving the rear wheels

Top speed 130mph, 0-62mph in seconds

Economy: 57.7mpg

Emissions: 129g/km of CO2

A short to one of the popular British Jaguar room was a exciting experience and quick tour around, the latest range of models of Cars was very inspiring, impressed to see what amazing new were added to the interior. of Gadget’s to play around and made highly of top spec what a truly awesome The Jaguar F-Type, 5.0 model, is a a example of Jaguar’s and the work has been put in to build this of performance that comes 8 Speed quickshift with selection and one touch paddles, Led running Lights, Heated and Sports Front Seats.

are three models in the F-TYPE Each offers its own distinctive style and characteristics, all are equally at on the switchback of a mountain pass, on the or in the city.

F-TYPE is designed to pure driving pleasure.

S adds greater power and an range of sophisticated driving

F-TYPE V8 S provides towering and even greater levels of ability and control.

Images of the model on this Please leave your and comments if you liked the Pictures of any make also what of models you prefer to drive or might have an interest to as a hobby you may also be interested to see the new XF 2013 in the SE model in Black a 2.2. Litre Turbocharged engine which will an amazing 55.4 mpg that’s good fuel economy and a bonus of a Luxury Car. video below and share comments on these models.

Fraser-Nash Range Extended Metrocab 2014 Fraser-Nash Extended Electric Metrocab Fraser-Nash Range Extended Metrocab 2014 Fraser-Nash Extended Electric Metrocab Fraser-Nash Range Extended Metrocab 2014 Fraser-Nash Extended Electric Metrocab Fraser-Nash Range Extended Metrocab

LONDONERS had better themselves for another new generation of just days after confirmed its own assault on the Black Cab

The plug-in hybrid Fraser-Nash Extended Electric Metrocab is of more than 75mpg and than 50g/km of CO2, and is to cost no more than a Hackney carriage.

The company the vehicle could save 30 to 40 per day in running costs and can go longer fill-ups.

It is always powered by motors linked to a large but uses a 1.0-litre petrol coupled to a generator to replenish the electricity and extend the Metrocab s range.

MERCEDES-BENZ S-Class Saloon S 400 L Hybrid SE Line G-Tronic Plus Automatic 7-speed 4dr

As a plug-in vehicle the new which is now engaged in real trials, can be charged at home via a three-pin plug to make the of the available electric-only range.

the car is only rated to meet 5 emissions standards rather the upcoming Euro 6.

It meets for London s standard requirements for including the 7.62-metre turning

Metrocab Chairman Sir Charles said: The all-new Range Electric Metrocab has been in since the mid-2000s with prototypes built and over a kilometres of engineering tests

Instantly recognisable as an iconic Hackney Cab, with a glass roof for views of the our new all-British London cab offers, for no premium, completely new levels of emissions and passenger comfort and is to enter service this benefitting the passenger, driver, and environment alike.

2013 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Mercedes-Benz S-Class 2013 S-Class 2013 Mercedes-Benz

IN TECHNOLOGICAL terms the highpoint of the range has to be the hybrid variant. the diesel model offers a economical and tax-friendly experience, for seeking a quieter cabin this petrol-electric S 400 Hybrid be on your shopping list.

will understandably be drawn the likes of Toyota s Prius, and it s that Mercedes take on the concept does offer the combination of electric only petrol engine power and the two combined for extra performance.

power for this S-Class is a different to the Prius, however. Up there s a 3.5-litre V6 petrol producing 306 horsepower, plus the 20kW electric motor. to the rear wheels is via Mercedes seven-speed automatic gearbox.

to the car s large and clear main you can monitor its regularly changing status. For all the tech, powerful motor and fancy battery, the world experience is refreshingly

When moving off under power the S 400 is even more than a regular S-Class. You to be watching the displays closely to the transition to petrol power after a short distance or you use a fair bit of throttle.

Cruising at a speed and, most when you re coasting or coming to a sees the petrol engine cut Hit the brakes and you ll see the battery charge rise, allowing you to recharge on the go.

all makes for quite a busy car the skin but, thankfully, you re unaware when inside the plush cabin.

Equally are the S 400 s green credentials. Remember, is a big car capable of accommodating four in the height of luxury. That in default long wheelbase (normal length is also you re looking at 44.8mpg and 154g/km

While that performance it surprisingly close to the all-conquering S-Class, once you factor in the noise and quieter cabin it s to see why the hybrid might find with city-based executive operators.

For some the ability to emulate a or Bentley experience for a fraction of the easily negates a few pence at the black pump. And with the S-Class it s clear that wants to challenge the best Britain can offer.

It s obvious the moment you open the door of the generation S-Class that has pulled out all the stops. From the car s fit and finish inside and out to its plush and the choice of materials, the German is keen to keep hold of its saloon crown.

Be it the car s trick air the option of reclining and massaging seats and an entertainment system to most first class seats, there s little to the S-Class for the money.

Assuming you ve to such ranks that you can to sit in the back, it s worth noting the driver is also blessed an embarrassment of riches. While you re bubbly there s the likes of vision, intelligent cruise and lane keep assist to you safe.

That a smoother, alternative to diesel power for buyers seeking a more experience is a testament to Mercedes and marketing nous. And with a hint of a compromise if you choose the this is exactly how S-Class should be.


Mercedes-Benz S 400 Hybrid L SE Line priced from 69,650 on the 3.5-litre petrol V6 unit 252bhp plus 20kW motor.Transmission: 7-speed automatic driving the rear wheels.Performance: speed 155mph, 0-60mph 6.8 44.8mpg.CO2 Rating: 147g/km.

MERCEDES-BENZ S-Class Saloon S 400 L Hybrid SE Line G-Tronic Plus Automatic 7-speed 4dr
MERCEDES-BENZ S-Class Saloon S 400 L Hybrid SE Line G-Tronic Plus Automatic 7-speed 4dr
MERCEDES-BENZ S-Class Saloon S 400 L Hybrid SE Line G-Tronic Plus Automatic 7-speed 4dr


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