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  • FORD FIESTA ST MK8 REVIEW

    FORD FIESTA ST MK8 REVIEW

    Matthew Bell on 24th January 2020

    If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. That’s how the saying goes. How does the Fiesta ST Mk8 stack up on the road? We find out. The Mk7 Fiesta ST was about the best bang for your buck. Widely regarded…

  • FOR LUCK’S SAKE: HONDA S2000 TURBO

    FOR LUCK’S SAKE: HONDA S2000 TURBO

    Matthew Bell on 24th January 2020

    Honda S2000 Turbo feature taken from Banzai January 2019 issue. Words: Dan Bevis. Photos: Adam Rous If it wasn’t for bad luck, Jez Belsey would have no luck at all. Still, at least he’s got a 570bhp S2000 turbo to…

  • FC THROWBACK – SATS DRIFT TOYOTA SUPRA MK4

    FC THROWBACK – SATS DRIFT TOYOTA SUPRA MK4

    Glenn Rowswell on 23rd January 2020

    Welcome to this week’s FC Throwback, where we take a look back at some of our favourite previous feature cars. This week it’s the SATS drift Toyota Supra Mk4 from way back in 2014…

  • RALLY REBOOT: MODIFIED VW GOLF RALLYE

    RALLY REBOOT: MODIFIED VW GOLF RALLYE

    Matthew Bell on 21st January 2020

    Modified Golf Rallyes are becoming quite thin on the ground these days, so when we caught wind of Dan Gilligan’s stunning example we just had to check it out… Over the years it’s safe to say we’ve seen some pretty…

  • POCKET ROCKET: MODIFIED FORD FIESTA MK7

    POCKET ROCKET: MODIFIED FORD FIESTA MK7

    Glenn Rowswell on 21st January 2020

    Thought the Rocket Bunny treatment was reserved for sporty Japanese coupés? Kampol Hasoontree’s bespoke Mk7 Fiesta is out to prove the same magic can be applied to pretty much any car if you only put your mind to it…

  • ABT POLIZEI AUDI RS4-R UNLEASHED

    ABT POLIZEI AUDI RS4-R UNLEASHED

    Glenn Rowswell on 20th January 2020

    Featuring original Polizei car markings, flashing blue lights, a hefty 530bhp and 508lb-ft this is no ordinary police car. In fact it’s not a police car, nope, it’s this year’s campaign vehicle for TUNE IT! SAFE! An initiative by the German Federal Ministry of Transport and the German Association of Automobile Tuners...

  • AUTO FINESSE DETAILING ACADEMY X AUDI S1 DETAIL

    AUTO FINESSE DETAILING ACADEMY X AUDI S1 DETAIL

    Glenn Rowswell on 20th January 2020

    The Auto Finesse Detailing Academy is open to all kinds of cars and their owners from experienced professional detailers looking to "polish their skills" to complete novices who want to take their car wash game to the next level.

  • LAMBORGHINI HURACAN PERFORMANTE REVIEW

    LAMBORGHINI HURACAN PERFORMANTE REVIEW

    Matthew Bell on 17th January 2020

    The Lamborghini Huracan Performante has quite a heritage to live up to, as there have been some very special tuned model’s in the company’s history. Tweaked and lightened, how does the track-focused Huracan fare on the road? While it’s usual…

  • ED TO ED BUILD OFF – EP7 – CAR SUMO

    ED TO ED BUILD OFF – EP7 – CAR SUMO

    Matthew Bell on 17th January 2020

    It’s the decider. The boys go into this final challenge 2-2 with the loser taking a forfeit decided by the winner.. Will the Daihatsu overpower the Alto? Time to find out.

  • SLAMMED BMW 700

    SLAMMED BMW 700

    Glenn Rowswell on 17th January 2020

    ILB Drivers Club take a closer look at John Ludwick's slammed BMW 700...

  • ANKER SPEED CHARGERS

    ANKER SPEED CHARGERS

    Glenn Rowswell on 17th January 2020

    We know what you’re thinking. USB chargers: pretty bloody boring, eh? Well you’re wrong, because scientifically speaking, these are the absolute nuts!

  • FC THROWBACK – TUNED NISSAN SKYLINE REINIK R33 GTR

    FC THROWBACK – TUNED NISSAN SKYLINE REINIK R33 GTR

    Glenn Rowswell on 16th January 2020

    Welcome to this week’s FC Throwback, where we take a look back at some of our favourite previous feature cars. This week it’s Ben Linney's 1995 Nissan Skyline Reinik GTR from way back in 2005…

  • GR SUPRA GETS A FOUR-POT ADDED

    GR SUPRA GETS A FOUR-POT ADDED

    Matthew Bell on 16th January 2020

    If you hated the flagship GR Supra, look away now. Toyota has added a four-pot to the line-up, but it’s said to handle far greater than the six-pot! After months of speculation, Toyota has finally confirmed that it will introduce…