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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Ford Kuga

Posted by Michael Rochford on 28 September 2016 in Featured, Motorcheck Mechanic, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

    Years built: 2008 to 2012     Bodystyles: Five door crossover SUV       What is it?   Ford is in the midst of re-inventing itself as a maker of SUVs for Europe, just as it has long since done in the United States. We already have the diminutive EcoSport and the...

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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Volkswagen Touareg

Posted by Michael Rochford on 20 September 2016 in Featured, Motorcheck Mechanic, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

The Volkswagen Touareg, while not cheap, is a great cost effective alternative to the Porsche Cayenne, an Audi Q7, even a Bentley Bentayga.

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Motion sickness: Why sick simulators will make for a smoother ride for everyone

Posted by Michael Rochford on 14 September 2016 in Motorcheck Mechanic, New Cars, Road Safety | No comments

The Motion sickness effect could be reduced if we could turn from computer control to driver control and back again in our vehicles.

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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Skoda Octavia Scout

Posted by Michael Rochford on 6 September 2016 in Motorcheck Mechanic, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

The Skoda Octavia was always very comfy & refined & the Skoda Octavia Scout, with taller springs & better ride quality, was better still.

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Supercars: Faster cars won’t actually take your breath away

Posted by Michael Rochford on 31 August 2016 in Motorcheck Mechanic, New Cars, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

Exhaust accounts for around 10% of car’s, even a supercars, emissions carcinogenic Particulate Matter. The rest is brake dust, rubber & dirt

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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Citroen C6

Posted by Michael Rochford on 23 August 2016 in Motorcheck Mechanic, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

The Citroen C6 is one of the most staggeringly comfortable luxury class cars, backed up by great seats, interior & good all round visibility

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Is NOW finally the time to get rid of my diesel car?

Posted by Michael Rochford on 16 August 2016 in New Cars, News, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

The move would counter almost a decade of pushing diesel cars because of their lower emissions of Co2, due to concerns now over air quality.

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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Kia Carens

Posted by Michael Rochford on 9 August 2016 in New Cars, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

The Kia Carens looks smart with smart driving manners & lots of space and is tremendously reliable all rolled into an affordable package.

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Car scams – Emigration being used as an excuse by scammers

Posted by Michael Rochford on 3 August 2016 in Importing from the UK, News, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

The idea of car scams is nothing new, in fact they are as old as time itself, it is the methods that are changing and we need to be aware of

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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Audi TT Convertible

Posted by Michael Rochford on 26 July 2016 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

The Audi TT Convertible reveled in its 30′s-inspired Bauhaus styling & gorgeous interior, coupled driving enjoyment & practicality.

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