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Culture shock!

July 14, 2012 by

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From V8 petrol to 4-cylinder diesel … From rear-wheel drive to front-wheel drive … From Britain (and North America) to Japan … This blog tells the story of how – and why – I changed from a much-loved MG ZT 260 to a Honda Accord Type-S 2.2 i-DTEC, and offers my impressions of the Accord […]

Time to celebrate 10 years of the Zed series

August 2, 2011 by

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The Imperial War Museum at Duxford, Cambridge, played host to more than just old aircraft on Sunday. Not yet classics but by no means modern either, the Zed series from MG Rover has, believe it or not, been going for 10 years now. Enthusiasts swarmed from all over the country to celebrate the birthday of […]

Review: ‘Proper’ Exhausts for the ZT 260

July 12, 2011 by

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One of the most evocative aspects of owning a V8 engined car is the intoxicating sound from the exhaust; it simply makes a power statement that is unmistakable. In decades past even the most restrained V8 engined cars were able to retain this sound, but creeping legislation in recent years has demanded that exhausts become […]

Review: MG Era Day 2011

April 11, 2011 by

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If you have been to Brooklands in Surrey, the old racing circuit where many a thrilling race has occurred, you will know that it’s a lovely venue to show off  cars and visit the museum packed full of historical vehicles, planes and such. The Two-Sixties had its annual official get together last week where 73 […]