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    2012 British International Motor Show gets the axe

    The 2010 British International Motor Show was canceled in March 2009 due to the industry troubles inflicted as a result of a steep sales drop. There were hopes that the show could return for 2012, but they've been dashed. The UK Press Association reports that the Society of Motor Manufacturers ...

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    British Motor Show in trouble, could get moved

    The British International Motor Show appears to be in trouble. The biennial show, which has seen its fair share of big debuts and publicity in its past two outings, might skip 2010 and instead next appear on the calendar in 2011. The show's profitability, a lack of manufacturer participation, and a ...

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    London 2008: Honda OSM concept roadster says, "Cheerio!"

    Click above for a hi-res gallery of the Honda OSMHonda says that the OSM roadster on display at the 2008 British Motor Show is merely a design study, but given that "design study" is frequently a euphemism for "future design language," we wonder if we're seeing the next iteration of Honda car ...

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    Bentley to release Continential Flying Spur Speed at British Int'l Motor Show

    Click above for a high-res gallery.Big, blocky, heavy, low – whatever. The one and only phrase you need to remember is "hellaciously fast." Bentley's Continental Flying Spur Speed, officially announced in June, is pretty much what it'd be like to strap an EMD powertrain from a freight ...

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    Officially Official: 2009 Ford Focus RS

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the new Focus RSYesterday brought the sneak peek, but today we've got the real deal. The new Ford Focus RS is is mean and green (we mean that in the literal sense, thanks to its killer-looking paint color), and it will make its debut at this month's London ...

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    Bizarre Lotus Eagle campaign uses weird, faceless people

    Lotus has apparently hired Charlie X as its new director of marketing, and the unlucky sods who were ballsy enough to laugh at his ideas in team meetings have apparently been punished accordingly (as seen at the 40:23 mark here), handed black suits and Lotus pendants, and sent to wander amongst the ...

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    You know, for the kids: Cars to appear at British motor show

    Click above for the Cars at BIMS in high-res
    British kids are at least as into cars as American kids, and probably liked the Pixar movie just as much. But Route 66 is far away from old Blimey, as is the Cars-dedicated theme park which Disney is making at its California Adventure location. British ...

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    Kia debuting all-new product at British Motor Show

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Kia Koup concept.The PR talking points at the Kia both in New York focused on the automaker's plan to appeal to a younger demographic in the U.S. and abroad. Kia aims to be the youthful yin to Hyundai's more staid yang, with the introduction of the Koup ...

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    1st Mini Cooper GP delivered at British Motor Show

    Simon Baker of the UK comes from a family of MINI fans. Since '02, they have owned four of the little Anglo-Teutonic bundles of fun. Last week during the British Motor Show's press days, Mr. Baker himself took delivery of his family's fifth, the first MINI GP built for a customer. On hand to ...

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    META GALLERY: 2006 British Motor Show

    UPDATE 2The 2006 British Motor Show is going on in London's Excel Center on the banks of the River Thames, so we decided to assemble a meta gallery of shots from the show in case you don't happen to be in the neighborhood. Shots of interest include more angles of the Arash AF10, the woolen Ferrari ...

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    CitroŽn C-P1NK, C1 Airplay not afraid to show their colors

    Well, you can't accuse Citroën of taking a conservative approach at this year's British Motor Show. The automaker has its full lineup on display, including some new special edition models and a few attention-grabbing show cars and conceptsThe fuel-sipping (60 mpg!) C1 city car is ...

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    Mitsubishi keeping an "i" on the British Motor Show

    An unlikely visitor made the trip from Japan to London for the British Motor Show. Joining the rest of Mitsubishi's lineup at ExCeL is one of Mitsubishi's "i" kei cars. Mitsubishi UK is in the final stages of a feasability study as to whether or not there's a market for the "i" in Britain. The ...

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    Honda F1 "View Suspended": The ultimate technical diagram

    The Honda Racing F1 car is made up of 3,200 individual parts, and if you go the the British International Motor Show this week or next, you'll be able to see every single one. Literally.That's because Dutch artist Paul Veroude has seemingly worked magic with his exhibit called "View Suspended," in ...

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    Arash AF10 shown in London

    This week at the British Motor Show, Arash Farboud unveiled a mockup of his company's future supercar, the AF10. Farboud says he'll have a running prototype of the £170,000 exotic early next year. The shape you see here, however, has already been wind tunnel tested, so what you see is likely ...

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    SEAT officially unveils the new Leon Cupra

    We brought you initial pics and details last week, and today, SEAT made it all official in London where factory Touring Car drivers James Thompson (WTCC) and Jason Plato (BTCC) pulled the checkered cover off the all-new Leon Cupra.To refresh your memories, the Cupra is the latest tasty morsel from ...

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    Lexus launches GS 300 Limited Edition in London

    Lexus has unveiled a special U.K. market-only version of its GS300 sedan called simply, the GS300 Limited Edition. Based on the GS300 SE, the Limited Edition adds 18-inch five-spoke wheels, a rear decklid spoiler, extended side skirts and a front spoiler. Inside the cabin, Lexus adds grey ...

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    Jaguar XJR Portfolio revealed in London

    The Jaguar XJR Portfolio is a direct descendant of the Concept Eight show car that was unveiled at the 2004 New York auto show and the Super V8 Porfolio based on the long-wheelbase XJR. Think of the XJR Portfolio as a standard-wheelbase version of the Super V8 Portfolio. As such, it maintains the ...

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    Aston Martin shows off endurance with Project 30,000

    After a driver team led by Dr. Ulrich Bez drove a production-standard V8 Vantage to a top-25 finish at this year's Nurburgring 24 Hours, Aston Martin engineers kicked off another demonstration of the Vantage's endurance.To commemorate the milestone of 30,000 cars produced, Aston Martin staffers ...

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    Aston Martin to sell NŁrburgring Vantage V8 in limited numbers

    Like a proud parent after a track meet, Aston knows that endurance races are as much about finishing as they are about winning. This would explain why the company is planning to put into limited production the exact same car that completed the recent 24 Hours of Nürburgring. The actual race ...

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    Meet "ED", Kia's new European family car

    Today in London, Kia released photos of the new European-market family car that the company will debut later this year at the Paris auto show. Known only by the code name "ED," the five-door will do battle with C-segmant stalwarts like the Ford Focus, Renault Megane and Opel Astra."ED" stands for ...


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