January 30 2015 Latest news:
Press fleet test cars are often seriously kitted out with optional extra but a red nose was a first for motoring editor Andy Russell.
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Green motoring comes at a hefty price with the Mercedes-Benz S 500 Plug-in Hybrd but that’s the only sticking point, says motoring editor Andy Russell.
Samantha - that was the name of Colin Reeve’s first car. Samantha was a 1971 Austin 1300 in midnight blue, although Colin says it was more of a purple tone.