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The latest car to emerge from Jaguar's Special Vehicle Operations unit has been revealed in camouflage at the Nürburgring test circuit in Germany. But what makes this Jag so special? Well, apart from hailing from the UK firm's SVO unit, the XE SV Project 8 is the most powerful road legal car that Jaguar has ever built. Based on the XE saloon, it boasts a whopping 592bhp.
Around 18 million Britons suffer from hay fever each year – and a great many of them are also motorists. But driving and hay fever don’t mix well – such is the suddenness and ferocity of some attacks. Here we offer some useful tips for minimising the impact of hay fever while behind the wheel.
Rush hour queues in the UK could come to an end, thanks to the development of smart traffic lights. The new systems have been designed to identify heavy traffic and change traffic light patterns to reduce congestion. The new artificial intelligence driven systems will appear first in Milton Keynes, where £3m is being invested in the technology. The system should be online by September of next year.
Programming your satnav while driving is the most attention-absorbing – and dangerous – activity for modern drivers, a new experiment has concluded. Road safety charity IAM RoadSmart teamed up with Carbuyer – an AutoExpress sister title – in order to carry out the tests. British Formula 3 racing driver Jamie Chadwick joined AutoExpress consumer editor Joe Finnerty in an advanced driving simulator in order to pinpoint how driver concentration is impacted by a variety of distractions.
A scheme of six luxurious properties have come on the market, distinctive because they are located across the road from the grounds of Buckingham Palace. But that's not the only eye-catching thing about the scheme, known as The Buckingham: one of the three bedroom properties is going on the market for £18 million. The least costly option is a two bedroom apartment – on sale for £4.35m.
Harley Davidson is embarking on a complete overhaul of its motorcycle line-up – the most dramatic in the company's history. The firm plans to develop 100 new models over the coming decade. Electric bikes will be included in the range, according to Drive. The fact that electric bikes are part of the company's long-term plan was made public by Bill Davidson, the vice president of the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee – and the great grandson of Harley’s founder, William A Davidson.
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