Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls in ‘seven point turn’ scrape

Posted on April 17th, 2014, by startrescue

Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls is under investigation by police after he allegedly scraped a parked vehicle and drove off without telling the owner what had happened.

Mr Balls was performing a ‘seven point turn’ in Morley, West Yorkshire, where his constituency office is located.

CCTV cameras apparently caught the Shadow Chancellor causing the damage, but [more]

Why are Audi Rs4 seats being targeted by thieves?

Posted on April 16th, 2014, by startrescue

Are you sitting comfortably? Possibly not if you’re the owner of an Audi RS4 after a spate of break-ins have been reported in the UK recently – but the thieves are not after stereos or forgotten handbags or wallets. They want the car’s seats.

Adam McKenzie awoke one morning to find the windows on his [more]


A ‘more affordable’ McLaren – for £120,000!

Posted on April 15th, 2014, by Craig Hindmarsh

A ‘more affordable’ McLaren? It doesn’t sound very likely, but that’s what the British sports car maker wants to offer customers in 2015.

The firm’s new vehicle, codenamed the P13, will blow a £120,000 hole in buyers’ wallets – which is still ten times more than your average hatchback. However, compared to the company’s other [more]

Peugeot 308 SW review roundup

Posted on April 14th, 2014, by startrescue

Heady from winning the Car of the Year Award with the 308, Peugeot has launched an estate version of the car – the 308 SW.

The 127mph three cylinder version has a lot to live up to. What does the UK’s motoring press think of it?


The website incarnation of the popular TV series [more]

Isle of Man TT: Watch thrilling Dunlop video as event nears

Posted on April 12th, 2014, by startrescue

With just two months to go until the famous Isle of Man TT race takes place, riders and fans are looking forward to another exciting event, which starts in May.

One of the more challenging aspects of the annual contest is the high rider death-toll. But that danger is arguably also one of the [more]

Man caught driving car with no doors or lights

Posted on April 11th, 2014, by startrescue

If you think it’s unacceptable that some motorists drive around in cars with broken tail lights or faulty indicators, spare a thought for the people of Bingham, Nottinghamshire. They had to put up with one driver whose car had no doors, lights, indicators, bonnet, grille or brake lights – driving around their community.

Fortunately, the [more]

Discovery teaser image released by Land Rover

Posted on April 10th, 2014, by startrescue

A teaser image has been released by Land Rover hinting at what the replacement for the Discovery will look like. The name at present is the Discovery Vision Concept.

Fans of the outgoing model will have to wait until the New York Motor Show on April 16 to get a proper look at the new [more]

Road rage video: tailgater gets come-uppance in Youtube sensation

Posted on April 9th, 2014, by startrescue

Road rage is seldom a laughing matter, but when watching one recent video recording of an incident on a Florida highway, some might find it hard not to smile. However, we should warn you that this video does contain images of a dangerous, illegal and offensive nature.

The driver – who was dangerously recording the [more]

Royal NZ visit: baby seat sparks controversy

Posted on April 8th, 2014, by startrescue

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have arrived in New Zealand for their royal visit, but it has been mired slightly by a controversy over the couple’s choice of baby seat for the future King George.

The problems arose when Plunket, the country’s national childcare advisory agency, issued images of one of their employees fitting [more]

Hamilton narrows Rosberg lead in thrilling Bahrain GP

Posted on April 7th, 2014, by startrescue


Despite coming second to Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg said the Bahrain GP ‘was the most exciting race I have ever raced’.

The Bahrain GP enjoyed something of a ‘blooding’ on Sunday, demonstrating that it can be the setting of some truly exciting F1 racing.

As well as the remarkable, protracted battle between Hamilton and [more]