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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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    Movement afoot to resurrect British Motor Show sooner rather than later?

    A gent in Britain with a load of can-do spirit and a personal fortune has decided that the British Motor Show must go on next year. Scuttled this year after a long decline, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has an eye toward resurrecting the show in 2013, even though some believe it ...

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    British Motor Show toast for 2010

    The British Motor Show has been canceled for 2010, as poor attendance and a weak economy have conspired to deep-six the bi-annual event. The news comes after a meeting of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, the owners of the show for over 100 years. The British Motor Show was once a ...

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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: Mastretta MXT will be Mexico's first homegrown car

    Click above for more high-res shots of the Mastretta MXTIt may have taken Mexico a while to produce its first car, but at least when it finally took place, it did so with style. When we originally heard of the Mastretta MXT, it was said to be powered by a stock Ford Duratec four-banger. ...

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    Camaro painted with remote control cars

    Click the above image for a hi-res gallery of the RC-painted CamaroThe British are good for all sorts of car-centric goodness. When they're not busy building zippy little monsters remarkably ill-suited to their weather, they're... making art. English artist Ian Cook took a few remote controlled ...

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    London 2008: Lightning GT EV in the flesh

    Click above for high-res gallery of the Lightning GTRemember the Lightning GT? We told you about this all-electric supercar a few months ago, and it popped up today in person at the 2008 British Motor Show in London. That officially moves it one step away from the pure vaporware it was yesterday, ...

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    London 2008: IFR Automotive Aspid hits 62 mph in 2.8 seconds

    Click above for high-res gallery of the IFR Automotive AspidIFR Automotive is a design and technology company based in Spain that we've never heard of, but they're in London right now for the 2008 British Motor Show to debut the Aspid, a new featherweight "luxury" sportscar powered by a 400bhp ...

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    London 2008: Lotus unveils the Evora

    Click above for high-res gallery of the Lotus EvoraProject Eagle has finally been unveiled today at the 2008 British Motor Show as the Evora, and Lotus is beaming over its little eaglet. The Evora will be the most grown up and accessible Lotus in the British manufacturer's lineup. To illustrate, ...

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    Rendered Speculation: New Fiesta raises the roof

    Just because there's been new life breathed into small cars doesn't mean buyers are going to clamor for dour, joyless, fun-free clunkers. Ford's well aware of that, so its readying a soft-top version of its lauded new Fiesta. The fabric-roofed little party on wheels will make its debut at next ...

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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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    British Motor Show Preview: Opel Insignia to debut in hatch and sedan forms

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Opel Insignia.GM's European branch is planning a big debut later this month at the British Motor Show in London for one of its most important mainstream models. The new Insignia is replacing the venerable Vectra and brings with it a whole new design ...

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    First official shots of Opel Insignia interior released

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Opel / Vauxhall InsigniaThe first official look at the Opel Insignia's interior leaves us with the impression that Opel / Vauxhall's new sedan is going to be a nice place in which to log some miles. Put simply, the cockpit is identical to the one first ...

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    Kia to reveal facelifted Sportage in London

    As much as we would like the new vehicle that Kia plans to unveil at the British Motor Show to be the production version of its KOUP concept car, that doesn't seem all that likely. Instead, it appears that Kia has something rather less exciting in store. According to Auto Express, a revised ...

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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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    Barabus 1000 bhp supercar

    UPDATE 1Barabus Sports Car Ltd. (not to be confused with Brabus, the Mercedes-Benz tuner) has been working on a 1005-bhp supercar for the past ten years. Now that's dedication. It's being unveiled at the British Motor Show in London this week, but we were getting impatient waiting for pics. A quick ...

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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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