Testing a glass cleaner is not going to raise the pulse of many blog readers but good visibility from within the car has essential safety benefits. Yet, is there any difference in paying 69p for a budget supermarket brand, compared to £9.99 for the latest offering? JML Direct, the doyen of the digital shopping channel thinks so, with the introduction of Mantis Fast Glass, a product that is claimed to … read more
When the Mazda RX-8 failed to comply with European exhaust emissions standards, UK imports ceased but domestic production continued until last June. The rotary ‘Renesis’ engine was its technical highlight, which the company has developed since the mid-1960s. While no current production Mazda is equipped with a Wankel motor, the car producer believes that the power-plant has a future and is believed to be working on a new-generation unit. Based … read more
Introduced to the UK several months ago, the latest-generation Renault Clio was the subject of the previous Guess The Car competition. The latest contest features a technically-fascinating model that hailed from Japan. Can you tell what it is? Place your answers either in the comments box on the GEM website or on our Facebook or Twitter page. If you need a closer look, click on the picture and a bigger … read more
The taillight of the recently-launched MINI Cooper S Paceman featured in the previous ‘Guess The Car’. We are still keeping relatively current, with another model that was introduced within the last twelve months – but what is it? Click on the picture for a larger image and post your answers either on the blog comments box below or on GEM’s Facebook page.
A battered Toyota Corolla was the subject of the previous Guess The Car. This time, we are looking at the rump of a brand-new model, which was introduced in March. The model is built in Austria but what is it? Place your answers either in the comments box on the GEM website or on our Facebook page. For a larger view, click on the picture and a bigger image will … read more
The Mark Two version of Vauxhall’s Cavalier in SRi guise was the flying car in the previous competition. The cars beneath it, running from left-to-right were, Volvo 300 (340/360), Ford Sierra, Austin Montego, Nissan Bluebird, Renault 18 and Talbot Solara. This next Guess The Car hails from the best selling car model of all time – albeit in one of its most blandest forms with a lightly ‘rearranged’ front end … read more
A Hillman Avenger GT was the star of the previous Guess The Car but eagle-eyed spotters will have a field-day with the latest competition. Not only do we wish to know the make and model of the flying car but also what are the cars beneath it? Place your answers either in the comments box on the GEM website or on our Facebook page. For a larger view, click on … read more
While it was very unpopular in the UK, the French bought bucket-loads of Renault Safranes, which was the subject of our last competition. The picture depicted a Series 2 model from 1996. An older British model features this time but what is it? Click on the picture for a larger view and post your answers in the comments box below. We shall mask out the right responses, so they do … read more
A dashboard from the diminutive Fiat Cinquecento was the subject of the previous Guess the Car and congratulations to everybody that worked it out. This time, we are looking at a large hatchback from the early 1990s; the question is, what is the model and who made it? Click on the picture for a larger view and post your answers in the comments box below.
A Citroen BX was hiding beneath the snow in the last competition. This time, we venture out of the cold and behind the controls of a model, the maker of which is known as making some of the best small cars. The question is, what is it? Click on the picture for a larger view and post your answers in the comments box below. The correct answers will be revealed … read more