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OVE it or loathe it the great British MINI is about to take on its most dramatic look yet. The MINI Coupe is a radical departure from the norm and a car which almost defies convention.

It is the first two seat MINI, the first with an active rear spoiler and the first with what car designers call three box construction. Basically that means it has a boot but whichever way it is viewed this is a

MINI like no other. With a steeply sloped roof and dramatically raked windscreen the coupe is sleek on top but chunky below. The effect is emphasised

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THE Institute of Advanced Motorists is supporting calls to make anti-lock braking systems compulsory on all new large motorcycles by 2015. MEPs will shortly debate proposals that would force manufacturers to introduce ABS as standard on all new bikes over 125cc. The proposals set a deadline of 2017, but the IAM wants it brought forward by two years so that the safety benefits can be seen as soon as possible. In 2010, the number of motorcyclists involved in fatal accidents in the UK came to 403 21 per cent of all road deaths – yet motorcyclists make up just four per cent of road users. The risk of being killed or injured is 50 times greater for motorcyclists than for car drivers, over the same distance. The IAM estimates that compulsory introduction would save 1,500 lives a year across Europe.

FIVE years ● on from the introduction of a

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SPACE ACE: There’s more cargo space in the MINI Coupe than in the Clubman estate

Super cool coupe fires a shot of MINI mania

● From Page 1 by short overhangs front and back and while the coupe is more than an inch lower than the MINI hatchback it is slightly longer. For those wanting to make a statement out on the road the coupe is compelling kit and in the style stakes it will be running against the likes of the Peugeot RCZ, the VW Scirocco and Renault’s Megane CC. MINI says the coupe also has the Audi TT and even the Porsche Cayman in its sights and with the high performance John Cooper Works models costing in the region of £30,000 once they have been personalised with extras that’s a fair comparison. The MINI Coupe had its world premiere only a few days ago at the Frankfurt Motor Show and will be on sale from October 1 with four models priced from £16,640 for the Cooper version, £19,775 for the Cooper S, £23,795 for the John Cooper Works and

by CHRIS RUSSON £20,510 for the diesel engine Cooper SD. Thanks to the array of MINI’s trademark option packs it is possible to customise the coupe to the extreme and with sports stripes running front to rear and roof colours different to the main paint job each model can be almost a one off. Conservatism is going to be an unlikely trait of those who will be attracted to this car. There’s a cosy feel to the cockpit and despite the low roofline there is good headroom – but there is a compromise when it comes to side and rear visibility. Behind the seats is a handy storage shelf and a hatch to the boot which itself is surprisingly accommodating. In fact there is more cargo space in the coupe than in the Clubman estate and it is possible to fit in four suitcases with room left over. The coupe feels tailor made for touring and to drive it is as

much fun as any other MINI. Uprated damper settings and stiffer suspension produce a ride which is sportier than that of the hatch but the brand’s characteristic go-kart handling remains. We have just tried the diesel and range topping JCW coupes and although the former is good and economical it is the performance version which suits best. Rapid acceleration – 0 to 60 in 6.4 seconds thanks to boosting which gets 211bhp from a 1.6-litre engine – a top

speed of almost 150mph and pin sharp response from the throttle and steering will satisfy even the most enthusiastic of drivers. Switch the coupe into sports mode and the experience is even more rewarding. Average fuel economy of nearly 40 to the gallon is not to be sneezed at either – and that’s impressive for such performance especially as the JCW is the one coupe not fitted with a stop/start system. The Cooper SD not only has stop/start but additional

STUNNER: Rear view of the new MINI Coupe

energy saving devices which see its CO2 emissions reduced to 114g/km compared to 165 for the JCW – and the diesel is good for an average of more than 65mpg. Driving the coupe is great fun and the feelgood factor is enhanced by a glimpse in the mirror of the rear spoiler which pops up at 50mph and folds away as the speed drops below 37mph. For posing effect it can be operated manually at lower speeds but above 50 it is critical to the car’s aerodynamics and will be deployed automatically. The spoiler wasn’t a feature of the original coupe design but was added by the MINI engineers after wind tunnel testing showed a need for added downforce. The coupe is really pushing the MINI style – and there’s more to come. Next up is a roadster and that’s bound to give fans of Britain’s best loved little car another shot of MINI mania to keep them happy for years to come.


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BEACH BOYS: The next generation Land Rover Defender, right, alongside the original Series One from 1948. Below right, the new Defender can deal with the roughest terrain

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HEY may look like heavy duty Tonka toys, but two new concepts from Land Rover are the real deal. The dynamic duo are called the DC100 and DC100 Sport and signal the future design direction of the iconic Defender model, which dates back to the first mass produced civilian 4x4 in 1948. Both are based on the same lightweight platform, have the three-abreast ‘social seating’ and feature hi-tech materials taken from aerospace industries. The next generation Defender is due for launch in 2015 and while the DC100 is aimed at demonstrating the car’s potential capability and versatility the open-top Sport is all about freedom and leisure. Land Rover’s design director Gerry McGovern said: “These could not be designs from any other company. Defender became a global icon because of the integrity of both its design and engineering. In creating these concepts

by MIKE TORPEY we took the functional design cues from the past and reinterpreted them for the 21st century. And he added: “These studies represent our thoughts on how we will forge an entirely new generation of Defender models which will prove that design can work in harmony with function.” Among the technologies used in the concepts are a Terrain-i scanning device, which warns the driver of obstacles when off-roading and can suggest alternative routes, and something called Wade Aid, which uses sonar to gauge water depth and advise the driver of optimum speed. There’s also the next generation of Land Rover’s Terrain Response system which automatically prepares the car for any environment, as well as a spiked tyre system that can be activated at the touch of a button.

Plenty of room at the Hotel California VOLKSWAGEN has served up a treat for fans of the great outdoors with a limited edition Berghaus version of its versatile California range. Created in tandem with the outdoor clothing specialist, VW says the California Berghaus has been developed as the ultimate vehicle for exploring and enjoying the outdoors in comfort and style. The Berghaus boasts all the creature comforts that

standard California models offer, including seating and accommodation for four thanks to an electrically-operated pop-up roof, an integrated kitchen in the rear living space including a fridge and gas-powered cooker, and fold-away table and chairs. In addition to the standard equipment fitted, this latest addition to the California range also features a bike rack, side-mounted awning, 18-inch bi-colour Dakar

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Long term road test Pt 1

Renault Scenic 1.6 Dynamique TomTom dCi 130 Stop & Start

Renault’s energy boost

LEAN AND MEAN: The Renault Scenic now boasts a new engine that’s the most powerful in the world for its size

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T may be what seems a fleeting 15 years since the Renault Scenic made history as a pioneer of the compact MPV concept, but Europe’s most popular people carrier is at it again. This time the French company has come up with a new engine that’s the most powerful in the world for its size, boasts the lowest emissions and has the best fuel economy of any MPV powered by a similar-sized unit in the UK. At present the 1.6-litre ‘Energy’ diesel is only available in Scenic and 7-seat Grand Scenic models. But Renault says the 1.6 dCi 130, which also features Stop&Start technology, will become the core range engine for future models, including the Megane family and Renault vans. And because the project was developed within the Renault-Nissan alliance, the unit will power Nissan models too. Engines like this one, which during the summer won the Scenic a gold award in the MPV section of

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the Next Green Car Awards 2011, considerably strengthen the case for choosing the popular Renault over a fast-expanding pool of people shifting rivals. And over the coming months we will see just how this car copes with the grubby-fingered hurly burly of modern family life – and whether the diesel lives up to its billing of being able to return 64.2 miles per gallon on the Combined cycle. So far, just a month down the line, the signs are good. The car still looks new, the upholstery hasn’t been ripped by any shoe buckles and the catering-size tub of

ink/gum/oil remover still has its seal in place. Oops, no it hasn’t! How many times do I have to shout it: “No Irn Bru in the car.” For those unfamiliar with the Scenic, it’s the original multi-purpose vehicle. The latest fourth generation line-up is more spacious than before, very refined on the road and combines practicality with comfort. In the case of the tested Dynamique TomTom model, which tops the two trim grades available, it is extremely well-equipped too. Inside, the Scenic is welcoming with ample space for five and individual seating all round. In fact each of the rear seats can be slid back or forward, folded or removed, though the latter function isn’t to be recommended if you don't like lugging heavy furniture round. There are no less than 40 stowage areas throughout the cabin, which together provide 86 litre of storage space, including under-floor compartments, under-seat drawers, seat-back map pockets, glovebox

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Jensen ready to roll with new Interceptor ONE of British motoring’s most iconic models, the Jensen Interceptor, is back in business – though sports car fans are unlikely to get their hands on one for another three years. An all-new Jensen Interceptor has been given the go-ahead for production after CPP Global

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a new production facility on Browns Lane from 2014. A team of Coventry-based design consultants employed by HSCS has completed the design of the new model, which has already gained significant customer interest. The new Jensen Interceptor –

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echoing the four-seat grand tourer layout of the much-loved original built between 1966 and 1976 – is based on an all-new aluminium chassis and hand-crafted aluminium body. Its public unveiling is planned for late next year, with deliveries to customers beginning in 2014.


10 MOTORS

Friday, October 24, 2008

ECHO Motoring

www.motors-merseyside.co.uk

Vehicles Wanted

Spares

NEPTUNE CAR SPARES

U S E D C A R S P A R E S All makes 0151 933 1994

Cars bought for cash. Best prices. Parts for all cars. Open 7 days.

Commercial Vehicles 5 3 F O R D T R A N S I T SWB/ LWB, full mot, taxed, mint £2,500 Call 0151 933 9994

0151 647 5735 DON’T BE FOOLED

By being told your car has been scrapped LEGALLY. You need a certificate of destruction from D.V.L. to avoid the FINE. We issue certificates with cash for your car and free collection

BRASENOSE MOTOR RECYCLING 0151 933 1994 (Day) or 07801 385006 (Evening)

LOW MILEAGE CARS 96-10 WANTED TOP PRICES PAID HP Settled

0151-220 9055

GUERNSEY MOTORS GREEN LANE OLD SWAN L13 EST 30 YEARS

£175 − £5000 Most Cars & vans Anything considered Cash waiting 0151 928 7666 (24 Hours)

WANTED £200 UPWARDS For Most Cars, Vans, 4X4’s & MOT failures Certificate of Destruction 1 Hour Collection all areas T: 0151 260 1700

CALL US FIRST! £175 MINIMUM FOR MOST SCRAP CARS CASH & CERTIFICATE ISSUED SPARES ALSO SOLD 0151 933 7258 07762 381285

WE WANT YOUR CAR £200− £3000 Cash. ALL AREAS. 0797 470 1463

£180 MINIMUM FOR MOST SCRAP CARS AND VANS Friendly reliable service 24/7 07542 287 787 0151 292 1982

£175 MINIMUM FOR MOST SCRAP CARS AND VANS 7 day service 07842 164 980 0151 289 1190

CARS BOUGHT FOR CASH Best prices paid, all cars considered GEORGESONS Tel 0 1 5 1 2 6 0 9 5 7 5 o r enquiries@georgesonscars.co.uk

C A S H 4 S C R A P £175 upwards on most vehicles. All DVL paperwork completed. Licenced & reliable. FREEPHONE 0800 804 7183 or 07931 158150. 8 TILL 8 £200! Strand Salvage will give upto £200 minimum for vans cars & damaged vehicles fully licensed. 7 day pickup 0151 287 0286/ 07903 560658

SCRAP CARS & VANS WANTED Top prices paid, any condition and any time, 7 days per week 07966 074205

SCRAP CARS REMOVED Top prices paid. Collection within the hour. Tel 07712 887218 WANTED £150 UPWARDS For Scrap Cars, Vans & 4x4’s. Tel: 0151 721 3441 24 hr callout.

Repairs & Services KENSINGTON CLUTCH & GEARBOX Fully guaranteed. Unit 2, Keble Street, Kensington L6 1NF. 0151 263 5669

MULTISERVE SALES & SERVICES MOT Testing Cars & Vans £35 Car & Van Servicing & all repairs Punctures * Tyres * Tracking Unit 2a Cusson Rd Knowsley Ind Est Kirkby L33 7BY 0151 548 6825

EUROCLUTCH CLUTCHES Best prices. Fully guaranteed 25 Dublin St L3 7DT 0151 236 4079

Repairs & Services CLUTCHES − M.O.T.’s FREE COLLECTION FULLY GUARANTEED 0151 228 1731 07521 770587(evg) 333A PRESCOT RD, L13 (next to Stanley Abattoir)

CLUTCHES/MOT’S FREE COLLECTIONS FREE DIAGNOSTICS Brakes, Servicing, Repairs ALL PREBOOKED MOT’S £25 Same Day 0151 933 8812

Daewoo

DAEWOO MATIZ XTRA 1.0 54 plate, silver, 5 dr hatch, 12 mths MoT, 55k miles, front electric windows & airbags, central locking, CD player, immobiliser, very cheap to run, low insurance & tax, excellent runner, very good condition, ideal 1st car

£1,600 ono 0151 284 2440 07796 602160

Berry St Bootle L20 8AT WESTONS WINDSCREENS Side windows & rear screens, all cars, taxi’s & vans, new & secondhand, mobile fitting. Ash Rd, Seaforth, L21 2PY. 0151 928 7770. CAR WON’T START? Running problems? Timing belt broken? Mobile tune & service, same day. Tel 07802 607029

Ford FORD FIESTA ZETEC BLUE

MOBILE REPAIRS Servicing, brakes, diagnostics. Est 30 yrs 07850 742 042 Allen

2008 petrol, 5 door, 1242cc, air con, elec win, FSH, alloys, 12600 miles, blue tooth, sony audio, htd frnt scrn, cent lock, elec wins & mirrors, fog lamps, tax & warranty Dec, one owner

LIVERPOOL M.O.T. Clutches supplied & fitted. Cheapest in Liverpool. 0151 486 3456

£4950 ovno 01515471452

CARTUNE Crypton Tune ABS/ engine/airbag diagnostics non start mobile 0151 236 0597 MOBILE CAR SERVICES repairs diagnostics brakes etc, non starts.Bill 0151 521 5262

MOBILE AUTO ELECTRICS 7 DAYS 0151 263 4919

WELDING mobile, gas/arc/mig, body/chassis/mot repairs/wings/ sills/panels. Myers 0151 526 6731/07746 778803 SAAB/VOLVO Sales/Service Merseyswede. 0151 525 6545

Driving Tuition

THE DRIVING ACADEMY

SPECIAL OFFER

10 LESSONS £99 Male & Female Instructors Speke to Southport, St. Helens to Skelm

GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE We turn up when we say we will

0151-283 2929

FORD FOCUS Sport TDCI Diesel, Metallic blue, 3 door, air con, electric windows, 1753cc, alloys, 64453 miles, Half leather trim Very good condition. 12 months MOT 1st Reg March 2004 Any Questions please call

£3400.00 ovno 01704 831433

W

FOCUS ZETEC 6 mnths tax & test, black, tow bar, clean, sh £895 ono. 0151 922 6268 or 07976 286469

00

FORD FIESTA 1.25 Taxed, Mot’d, alloys. Cd, PAS, £695. T 0151 530 1200

www.thedrivingacademy.com

£10 EACH 1ST 3 LESSONS or 1ST 10 LESSONS £149 DISCOUNT STUDENTS & UNEMPLOYED

PRELUDE SOM 0151 526 0817

www.preludesom.com T&C Apply*

BILL TURTON SOM Lessons from £10. Crash courses available 07957 731911 EX EXAMINER South L’pool. Good rates. 0151 724 2179. FIRST CHOICE INTENSIVE 9am−10pm − 07789 393226. THE DRIVING ACADEMY Male/Female Instructors. All areas covered. Quality Instructors with quality cars. Tel: 0151 283 2929 PASSWAY Driving School 3 Lessons for £20. Intensive courses. Short notice tests. Male/Female instructors. 0151 430 8333

KEARNS SOM Excellent pass rate 0151 477 0021

SPECIAL OFFER All lessons £15 07746 151355

FORD FOCUS

0151 430 9021

FIESTA 52 PLATE New Shape, 1.4LX, 5 Dr, Metallic, MoT February 2012, Tax February 2012, air con., PAS, FSH, CL, CD, EW, Heated Front Screen, Absolutely immaculate

£1,995 ovno 07508 692552 FORD FIESTA 1.25 53 ZETEC Alloys, cd, met black, 1 owner, fsh, £2195. T

0151 530 1200 (t)

Car & Van Hire MALVERN MOTOR CO Car/ Van/ Minibus Hire, will deliver. Competitive rates. 0151 933 9994

Honda

Peugeot

Saab

HONDA CR-V

PEUGEOT 307S 1.6. 56 PLATE

SAAB SAAB SAAB Diesel specialist www.sarbkar.co.uk, service/repair 0151 448 1184

2004, petrol, grey, 5 door, air con, electric windows, sat nav, sunroof, 1998cc, alloys, 39500 miles, Full leather,Manual, Load cover, 12mths MOT, Great road holding in snow and ice, Lady owner

£5250 ovno 07720045587

HONDA CIVIC COUPE 2 door, 1.7i, Vtec, 52 reg, unmarked silver, full leather interior, full Honda service history, alloys, ac, cd, sunroof, Mot March 12, kept in pristine condition

Bargain, £1,595 0151 722 8188 07872 320481

Mercedes

MERCEDES A CLASS 1.4 PETROL silver, taxed and MoT, cheap tax and cheap insurance, service history, 67,000 miles

It pays to advertise in

Classified

Suzuki

MoT Sept 2012, tax to end Oct 2011, 21,000 miles, beautiful condition inside and out, alloy wheels, cl, CD, cruise control, was previously damaged but now fully repaired hence

07850 374890

Peugeot PEUGEOT 406 Saloon, Y Reg., 2001, MOT May 2012, tax end October, 86,000 miles, perfect condition, metallic green, £650 ono. Tel. 079711 99999

It pays to advertise in

Classified

SUZUKI GRAND 2002 VITARA, petrol, black, 5 door, 1995cc, 61000 miles, 6 months TAX & MOT Serviced

£2,600 0151 4860524 07816 459775

£2350.00 ono 07951999603

PEUGEOT 307S

VW VOLKSWAGEN POLO

56 plate, ted, 1.6 engine, MOT Sept 2012, tax to end Oct 2011. 21,000 miles, no dents or marks, car in beautiful condition inside and out, alloy wheels, cl, CD, cruise control, was previously damaged but now fully repaired hence

2010, petrol, aluminium/ silver, 5 door, 1198cc, 11862 miles, 11862 miles, Excellent condition – inside and out - no marks. 1st Reg March 2010. Remainder of manufacture warranty – very economical.

0151 4860524 or 07816 459775

VW GOLF

£2600

£2,195

Renault

05

RENAULT CLIO 1.2 Dynamique, alloys, PAS, met silver, 1 owner, £2495 £2495 T 0151 530 1200 (t)

S REG RENAULT SCENIC MoT til August 12. No tax, good runner. 79k miles. £450 o.n.o. 07748 088785.

£7,999 ovno 01704 831433

2 LITRE GT TDi lady owner, taxed, MoT, full VW service history, 54,000 miles, full leather

£7,000 07850 374890

Rover

VW GOLF 54 19 TDi S, MOT July 2012, fully serviced, 125,000 miles, excellent condition and runner £3600. 07966 313810

ROVER 25 Taxed, 1 year mot, stereo, PAS, met paint. £995 T 0151 530 1200 (t)

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£3,000 ovno.

227 3030

In great condition, cd, alloys, elec windows, leather interior, 12 months MOT, tax, immaculate

RENAULT MEGANE COUPE

In great condition, cd, alloys, elec windows, leather interior, 12 months MOT, tax, immaculate

£12,995 ono 0151 227 3030 Display 4x1 advert

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MOTORS 11

Friday, September 23, 2011

ECHO Motoring 200,000 people in the area will turn to the ECHO when looking for a new car.

NOW ON - FOR A LIMITED PERIOD ONLY AT JOHNSONS

Save up to £6000 AND GET 5YEARS

0%FINANCE

Source: Gfk NOP 2008, TM NW2 10% area

Within the next 2 years, 162,000 Liverpool ECHO readers plan to purchase a new car.

ON ALL USED CARS AT JOHNSONS

STAR ! BUiY ted

10/60 Toyota AYGO 1.0 VVT-i Blue 5-Dr ONLY

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On The Road Price Customer Deposit Total Amount of Credit Duration of Agreement 60 Monthly Payments Total amount payable Interest rate p.a (fixed) Representative 0% APR

Reach a potential audience of 455,000 people!

05 05 Corolla 1.4 VVT-i Colour Collection 3-Dr Silver Steel £4,500 08 08 Yaris 1.0 VVT-i TR 3-Dr Chilli Red £6,000 06 56 Yaris 1.0 VVT-i T3 5-Dr Venetian Silver £6,000 08 58 AYGO 1.0 VVT-i + 3-Dr Carbon Quartz £6,250 08 58 AYGO 1.0 VVT-i Blue 3-Dr Slate Blue £6,250 08 58 AYGO 1.0 VVT-i Platinum 5-Dr Silver £6,500 07 07 Auris 1.6 VVT-i TR 5-Dr Decuma Grey £7,500 09 09 AYGO 1.0 VVT-i Black 5-Dr Tempest Black £7,500 08 08 Auris 1.6 VVT-i T3 5-Dr Eclipse Black £7,500 06 56 Corolla 2.0 D-4D T Spirit (116PS) 5-Dr Eclipse Black £7,500 08 58 Yaris 1.3 VVT-i TR 5-Dr Eclipse Black £7,750 08 58 Yaris 1.3 VVT-i SR 5-Dr Eclipse Black £8,000 06 06 Avensis 2.2 D-4D T Spirit 5-Dr Silver Fern £8,000 08 58 Auris 1.4 VVT-i TR 5-Dr Ixion Blue £8,000 09 59 iQ 1.0 VVT-i 3-Dr Tyrol Silver £8,000 10 10 AYGO 1.0 VVT-i Black 5-Dr Tempest Black £8,500 08 08 Yaris 1.4 D-4D TR 5-Dr Eclipse Black £9,000 09 59 Yaris 1.33 VVT-i TR 5-Dr Chilli Red £9,000 09 09 Auris 1.6 VVT-i TR 5-Dr Venetian Silver £9,000 09 59 Auris 1.6 V-Matic TR 5-Dr Dark Blue £9,000 60 60 iQ² 1.0 VVT-i 3-Dr Pearl White £9,500 10 10 Yaris 1.4 D-4D TR 5-Dr Chilli Red £10,000 08 08 Verso 1.8 VVT-i SR 5-Dr Decuma Grey £10,000

Source: In print & online potential audience JICREG 01/07/09 & AARON 2009

The ECHO is the no.1 place to turn when looking to buy and sell items.

sell any take a seat

in our waiting room

£68.91 per month

Representative Example

Source: Gfk NOP 2008, TM NW2 10% area

Source: Gfk NOP 2008, TM NW2 10% area

*

£37.50 per month £50.00 per month £50.00 per month £52.08 per month £52.08 per month £54.17 per month £62.50 per month £62.50 per month £62.50 per month £62.50 per month £64.58 per month £66.67 per month £66.67 per month £66.67 per month £66.67 per month £70.83 per month £75.00 per month £75.00 per month £75.00 per month £75.00 per month £79.17 per month £83.33 per month £83.33 per month

£8,330.00 £4,195.40 £4,134.60 60 Months £68.91 £8,330.00 0% APR

10 10 Yaris 1.33 VVT-i TR 5-Dr Crystal Silver 09 09 Auris 1.33 VVT-i TR 5-Dr Eclipse Black 10 10 Yaris 1.33 VVT-i TR 5-Dr Crystal Silver 08 08 Avensis 2.2 D-4D TR 5-Dr Silver 09 09 Auris 2.0 D-4D TR 5-Dr Silver 08 08 Avensis 2.2 D-4D T Spirit 5-Dr Eclipse Black 10 10 Auris 1.33 VVT-i TR 5-Dr Eclipse Black 07 57 Prius 1.5 T Spirit 5-Dr Aztec Bronze 08 08 Verso 2.2 D-4D SR 5-Dr Venetian Silver 09 59 Verso 1.6 V-Matic TR 5-Dr Cobalt Blue 09 58 Verso 2.2 D-4D SR 5-Dr Silver 07 07 RAV4 2.2 D-4D XTR 5-Dr Tyrol Silver 11 11 Auris 1.33 VVT-i TR 5-Dr Island Blue 09 09 Prius 1.5 T Spirit 5-Dr Glacier Blue 11 60 Avensis 2.2 D-4D TR 4-Dr Decuma Grey 60 60 Avensis 2.0 D-4D TR Tourer 5-Dr Deep Titanium 11 11 Auris 1.8 VVT-i HSD T4 5-Dr Pure White 10 10 Auris 1.8 VVT-i HSD T Spirit 5-Dr Dark Blue 10 60 Avensis 2.2 D-4D T-Spirit Tourer 5-Dr Aspen Grey 11 60 Prius 1.8 VVT-i T Spirit 5-Dr Astral Black 10 60 Prius 1.8 VVT-i T Spirit 5-Dr Pure White 11 60 Prius 1.8 VVT-i T Spirit 5-Dr Astral Black 11 11 Prius 1.8 VVT-i T Spirit 5-Dr Blue

£10,000 £10,000 £10,000 £10,500 £10,500 £10,500 £11,000 £11,000 £11,000 £11,500 £11,500 £13,000 £13,500 £14,000 £15,000 £16,500 £17,000 £18,000 £18,500 £21,000 £21,000 £21,000 £24,500

£83.33 per month £83.33 per month £83.33 per month £87.50 per month £87.50 per month £87.50 per month £91.67 per month £91.67 per month £91.67 per month £95.83 per month £95.83 per month £108.33 per month £112.50 per month £116.67 per month £125.00 per month £137.50 per month £141.67 per month £150.00 per month £154.17 per month £175.00 per month £175.00 per month £175.00 per month £204.17 per month

www.johnsonscars.co.uk Over 200 cars in group stock, please call for details - Finance available on all cars! Johnsons Liverpool 60 Rimrose Road Bootle Merseyside L20 4TX Tel: 0151 515 9732

Johnsons Southport Town Lane, Southport Merseyside PR8 5JH Tel: 01704 741050

Johnsons Wirral Docks Link Road,Wallasey Merseyside, CH44 3EQ Tel: 0151 515 9745

*Saving of up to £6000 on selected models versus manufacturers new vehicle list price. Supersedes all previous offers and applies to used car sales between 20th and 30th September 2011. All prices correct at time of going to press. 0% APR representative only available via Barclays Partner Finance. Indemnities may be required. Finance subject to status to over 18s. Other finance offers are available but cannot be used in conjunction with this offer. Terms and conditions apply. Excludes Motability & Special sales. Car for illustration purposes only.

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in

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12 MOTORS

Friday, October 24, 2008

readertravelholidays.com from

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£729

£759

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for 8 half- d ays boar d

Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples

Lake Como, St Moritz & the Bernina Express

Selected departures up to October 2012

Selected departures up to October 2012

The Sorrento peninsula and the Bay of Naples is simply one of the most beautiful corners of Europe, attracting visitors for centuries in search of its outstanding scenery, tranquillity and some of the most wondrous ‘sights’ from throughout history. Add the excellent food and wine, plus the Italians themselves with their legendary love of life and you have all the ingredients for a wonderful tour.

On this wonderfully varied tour we explore Lake Como, one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, plus some stunning icons of northern Italy and Switzerland: the amazing Lakes of Maggiore and Lugano, the majestic Alps surrounding St Moritz and a fantastic rail journey on the Bernina Express; furthermore, Bellagio – Italy’s most beautiful village and Bergamo one of its finest medieval towns. Described by Wordsworth as ‘a treasure the earth keeps to itself’, and an inspiration for Verdi and Rossini, this enchanting region will captivate you.

Fully escorted price includes: • Return flights to Naples from Manchester, other regional airports also available • Seven nights half-board accommodation in a choice of excellent quality three or four-star hotels in Sorrento • Guided tour of stunning Pompeii - a city preserved in time • Visit to the magnificent volcano of Vesuvius • Tour of the Amalfi Coast - one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world • Cruise to the stunning island of Capri • Visit to Naples with its archaeological museum • Visit to hill top Ravello • Tours and visits worth over £160 • The services of an experienced tour manager

Fully escorted price includes: • Return flights from Liverpool, Manchester or Leeds/Bradford, other regional airports also available • Seven nights half-board four-star accommodation • Visit to St Moritz in the heart of the Swiss Alps • Travel on the stunning Bernina Express, one of the world’s most spectacular railway journeys • Visit to Lake Maggiore • Guided tour of Bergamo, the loveliest medieval town in northern Italy • Visit to Lugano • Lake cruise to stunning Bellagio, acknowledged as one of the most beautiful villages in Italy • Private visit to the enchanting Villa Balbianello and its memorable gardens • The services of an experienced tour manager

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Bruges by Eurostar

Paris by Eurostar

There can be few places left where you can totally switch off for a few days from the pressures of modern day living so completely as you can in Bruges. Its beauty and tranquillity are outstanding as befits the most perfectly preserved medieval town in Europe. This superb holiday includes an excellent range of escorted visits and tours. You will stay in an extremely comfortable hotel in the heart of this delightful city.

Paris was, is and always will be somewhere rather special. Why not try it with this superb four-day holiday. This inexhaustible city has something for everyone – whatever your taste. It is everything you imagine it to be, romantic, inspiring, vibrant even outrageous, but best of all Paris is unique. You will stay in a centrally located hotel, well situated for all the sights and have a wealth of visits and excursions included in the price.

Fully escorted price includes: • Return rail connections on selected dates from over thirty regional stations* including Liverpool, Preston and Chester • Return standard class reserved seat on Eurostar from Ebbsfleet or London St. Pancras International (Short walk from Euston) • Return coach transfer from Lille to your hotel (approx 1 hour) • Three nights bed & breakfast at a choice of quality three or four-star hotels in a superb location right in the heart of the old preserved town • Guided walking tour of historic Bruges • Visit to a traditional chocolatier • Visit to Ypres and tour of the First World War battlefields • The services of an experienced tour manager

Fully escorted price includes: • Return rail connections on selected dates from over thirty regional stations* including Liverpool, Preston and Chester • Return standard class reserved seat on Eurostar from Ebbsfleet or London St. Pancras International (Short walk from Euston) • Three nights bed and breakfast in an excellent quality hotel located approximately two miles from Notre Dame - the geographical centre of Paris. Four-star upgrades available at a supplement • Coach transfer from Paris, Gare du Nord rail station to your hotel, and return • Comprehensive sightseeing tours of Paris ‘By Day’ & ‘By Night’ • Visit to Versailles, with its beautiful Château • Visit to the artists quarter - picturesque Montmartre • The services of an experienced tour manager

For further information and a FREE brochure

Or visit

Selected departures up to November 2012

Call: 01283 742356

Selected departures up to November 2012

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ALL HOLIDAYS ARE OPERATED BY RIVIERA TRAVEL, ABTA V4744, ATOL 3430 PROTECTED, PER PERSON PRICES BASED ON TWO SHARING A TWIN ROOM. SINGLE ROOMS AND OPTIONAL INSURANCE ARE AVAILABLE AT A SUPPLEMENT. *SUPPLEMENTS APPLICABLE FOR CERTAIN REGIONAL STATIONS. RIVIERA TRAVEL, NEW MANOR, 328 WETMORE ROAD, BURTON-ON-TRENT, STAFFS DE14 1SP.

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Echo Motors - 23rd September 2011  

12-page motoring supplement from Liverpool Echo

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