17 October 2012 12:10am
The new Turbo S Porsche is a powerful upgrade on the V8
Porsche has introduced a new flagship Cayenne SUV, the Turbo S. The 4.8-litre twin-turbocharged V8 has had its power increased by an additional 10 per cent over the Turbo model. The extra 50bhp translates to a 0-62mph time of 4.5 seconds and a claimed top speed of 175mph. Price from £107,460.
The Nissan Micra is still value for money and comes MP3 ready
If you’re looking for an inexpensive commuter car, Nissan has just dropped the prices of models in its Micra range. All Micra cars are now cheaper, including the super frugal three-cylinder DIG-S version. The entry-level Visia model now starts at £7,995, yet still includes Bluetooth and MP3 player connectivity.
Land Rover’s Defender 110 Double Pick Up on show at Harrods
The brouhaha around the latest Bond movie Skyfall is increasing daily and Harrods has now joined the fray. The Land Rover Defender 110 Double Cab Pick Up, which is driven by bond girl field agent Eve – played by Naomie Harris – in the film’s opening sequence- will be in Harrods’ shop window until 27 October.
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Germany's finance ministry has denied reports it was considering offering Greece its own parallel currency. [Read more]
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