1. flowrider

    Shmee150 road tests a C63 AMG

    Nice video on YouTube of Shmee150 driving a C63s. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqjvBLQcoKw Also an AMG factory tour. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFDiCBSMDfc
  2. D

    Road tests for C43/C450 AMG

    Strange thing when you Google reviews for the new C43 AMG you have a choice of the usual suspects, Autocar, Top Gear etc.. but when you search for reviews of the C450 AMG which effectively is the same car with the 7G box you get a much more varied choice from around Europe and other parts of the...
  3. ChrisEdu

    Mitsubishi*admits falsifying fuel economy tests

    Link:*Mitsubishi Motors admits falsifying fuel economy tests - BBC News Note that the BBC article fails to mention the type of fuel the car uses. When*VW diesel cars*were in the spotlight, diesel was demonised. If this time diesel is not mentioned, maybe we can assume it doesn't use diesel...
  4. E

    Tyre info, tests, links to prices

    Possible sticky?:dk: Tyres by Brand - TyreReviews
  5. ringway

    Driving Theory Tests. Test your knowledge.

    You have already passed your driving test, but here's an opportunity to test your knowledge based on the theory tests in today's world. Each exam contains 50 multiple choice questions. The pass mark is 43 out of 50. Take tests 1 & 2 report back with your results, and be honest! LINK.
  6. @MARK

    Carmakers manipulate emissions tests

    BBC News - 'Carmakers manipulate emissions tests' Didn't we already know this?
  7. A

    PPI and Compression/Leakdown tests

    Hi all I'm a newbie here..and right now I'm hunting a used 2007 W204 C200K Sport (Petrol).. I've heard it is strongly recommended to go for a pre-purchase inspection (PPI) and also compression and leakdown tests before buying any car..but that's that.. Can you guys please advise me on this...
  8. Dieselman

    Crash tests

    Driving a 4x4 could well damage your health. Latest Euro NCAP results | News | Auto Express
  9. B

    VSCC New Year Driving Tests at Brooklands

    I have a photo gallery from Brooklands at the weekend. The Vintage Sports-Car Club hold their annual Driving Tests at Brooklands and use Test Hill and the Brooklands Banking for tests The Brooklands site is looking very tidy with a new entrance / shop building and the Bus Museum now open. The...
  10. Burger

    Top Gear tests the new CLS

    Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 350 driven full road test car review - BBC Top Gear - BBC Top Gear I don't think this has been posted before but if it has please go ahead and delete this post. Regards,
  11. blondebier

    950 driving tests!

    BBC NEWS | World | Asia-Pacific | Woman passes 950th driving test "I believe you can achieve your goal if you persistently pursue it," she told Reuters news agency. "So don't give up your dream, like me. Be strong and do your best." 950! Wow, that's persistence on a different scale! Well done...
  12. The Boss

    old school crash tests

  13. ringway

    So No More Blood Tests. Just The Breathalyzer.

    Interesting article that says blood tests are to be scrapped for those over the alcohol limit. http://www.policyshop-insurance.co.uk/news/Convicted-Driver-Insurance-News/Drink-drive-motorists-to-lose-blood-test-right.aspx
  14. agatward

    Driving tests

    I'm amazed that this type of thing goes on, but it does explain some of the driving we see nowadays! http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/6231892.stm
  15. Satch

    Drivers 'need psychometric tests'

    It never ends. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/6736587.stm Some merit I suppose in that you weed out those stupid enough to not work out the "right" answers in such tests. e.g 'At what speed would you anticipate driving down this road?' 'Have you ever left the traffic lights while...
  16. glojo

    NCAP tests

    Another thread was drifting way off topic but I feel the drifting was worthy of further debate. I fully accept these tests are sanitized and perhaps might not relate to the real world. However I am firmly of the opinion that because of NCAP testing the modern car is a better vehicle to be in...
  17. Satch

    MoT Diesel smoke tests

    General info leaflet: http://www.dvtani.gov.uk/uploads/customerservices/DieselandCATleaflet.pdf#search=%22diesel%20vehicle%20emission%20limits%22 New metered smoke test from 1 March 2006. Friends of ours recently had a three year old Mondeo turbo diesel fail miserably and it required quite...
  18. uumode

    Hilarious Crash Tests

    :D :D http://www.vwfeatures.com/jetta.html First select car model Then click the bottom left navigation 'Watch safe happen' button - then it crashes the car - then the funniest is when you go crash it again with your choice of crash from the drop down :D
  19. L

    MoT- new emission tests

    In N. Ireland, new emission tests have been recently introduced. For diesel vehicles, these tests involve revving the vehicle up to its 'governed speed' and measuring emissions. These may involve doing this up to 6 times. For petrol vehicles, they are revved to 2500 rpm. Am I right in thinking...
  20. janner

    Mercedes crash tests.

    Found this posted on another site. I'd rather be in the W140 than the white golf..
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