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1 horsepower beats 600 horsepower in a race

Written by Stephen Goldasz ▼

You may be thinking how on earth a vehicle with just one horsepower could possibly beat another with 600 times more to use. Well power isn’t everything, and it also depends on the choice of ‘vehicle’ in a race.

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Flying axe just misses car passengers on motorway

Written by Stephen Goldasz ▼

Drivers have to keep an eye out for a lot of things when on the motorway, but dodging sharp objects which can crash through the windscreen isn’t usually on the list. However, that’s exactly what two passengers were faced with in a car accident in America earlier this week.

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World’s first driveable deck chair

Written by Richard Bush ▼

Having to trudge along the beach to find the best sunbathing spot can be a real pain.

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This week in the wacky world of motoring #35

Written by Stephen Goldasz ▼

It’s time for another action-packed review of the week’s wackier motoring stories! Highlights this time include a ghost, flying pizza, Darth Vader and a three-year-old driver.

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BMW M2 leaked…apparently

Written by Simon McBride ▼

A BMW ‘independent enthusiast blog site’, BMWBlog.com, has revealed an undisguised image of the eagerly anticipated BMW M2.

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Top ten ridiculous reasons for hard shoulder stops

Written by Richard Bush ▼

It can be tempting to pull over for a short stint on the hard shoulder, whether it’s to send a text message, fix your make-up or find that darn Phil Collins CD that fell down the side of the seat.

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This week in the wacky world of motoring #34

Written by Stephen Goldasz ▼

It’s time again for another look at the week’s wackier motoring stories. This time we’ve got tortoises, a road flooded with wine and a manufacturer killing sex (apparently).

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This week in the wacky world of motoring #33

Written by Stephen Goldasz ▼

Welcome to our latest round-up of this week’s wackier motoring stories – featuring lots of aggression, a man named Mustang and a bizarre claim of a car-driving dog.

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Optimus Prime slapped with £1m insurance premium

Written by Richard Bush ▼

You think your car insurance premium is bad! Try being Optimus Prime.

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BMW employees get 3D printed thumbs

Written by Richard Bush ▼

In order to assist its production line workers in their day-to-day toil, BMW has introduced new wearable 3D-printed thumb supports.

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