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The Car Expert aims to give you an insight into popular car culture, as well as all sorts of news, reviews and automotive information from all around the motoring world.

Nissan Qashqai – Ten years on

A decade after the Nissan Qashqai went on sale, not even the most optimistic prophet could have expected the dramatic way this car changed the market.

Honda crashes BMW & Subaru BTCC party

Rear-drive cars dominated the BTCC at Oulton Park, BMW and Subaru sharing the first two wins but the FWD Hondas taking the final race.

Top ten blink-&-you-miss-them cars

Developing a new car is a very expensive business, so you would think manufacturers would do all they could to make sure they get it right. Sadly not...

Honda tops charts again at Oulton BTCC

Honda proved the car to beat as Matt Neal took pole position for round 10 of the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Oulton Park. It was Neal’s second successive pole position in his Halfords Yuasa Racing Civic Type-R, who had previously not started from the front of the grid since 2012. And it was scored on a circuit thought to favour rear-wheel-drive cars. Neal triumphed in a battle...

BMW and Honda set BTCC milestones

BMW and Honda emerged in front from a long and milestone-setting day of British Touring Car Championship racing at the series’ fastest venue of Thruxton. Honda’s Matt Neal took the opening race, his 60th BTCC win, at the 2.36-mile Hampshire circuit, but the rest of the day turned to the unfancied rear-wheel-drive BMWs – Rob Collard and Colin Turkington took the German marque to 100 BTC...

Honda tops Thruxton Touring Cars

Honda has set the early benchmark as the British Touring Car Championship takes on its fastest circuit of the season.

Toyota wins UK WEC opener

Toyota took victory in the 6 Hours of Silverstone on Easter Sunday, the opening round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship, the WEC.

Toyota’s Ingram tops Donington BTCC

The Toyota Avensis of Tom Ingram emerged strongest from a long, dramatic and weather-affected second meeting of the British Touring Car Championship.

Subaru wins then loses Touring Car pole

The Subaru Levorg of Ashley Sutton took pole position for the second meeting of the 2017 British Touring Car Championship at Donington Park.

David Brown Automotive unveils Mini Remastered

David Brown Automotive has revealed the Mini Remastered, reimagining the iconic sixties British city car with contemporary technology and a hefty price tag.

BMW battle tops dramatic BTCC opener

A one-two finish for the Team BMW cars of Andrew Jordan and Colin Turkington climaxed a dramatic opening meeting of the British Touring Car championship.

Honda reigns in BTCC rain

The Eurotech Racing Honda Civic of Jeff Smith took a surprise pole position for the first round of the BTCC, qualifying was disrupted by red flags and rain.

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