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Honda Civic Voted Best Redesigned Car

Online voters have named the Honda Civic the best-redesigned vehicle of 2006. The futuristic-looking car is available in 1.4-litre and 1.8-litre petrol versions with a choice of a 2.2-litre diesel engine as well. It is shorter and lower than previous editions, though this does not mean that it compromises on interior space.

New Mazda 6 Buzz

The 2006 Mazda 6 is creating a buzz in the motoring industry, as car-buyers and experts eagerly await its release on the market. The new Mazda 6 has striking looks that are more than matched by an impressive six-speed automatic transmission gearbox, with the option for a manual gearbox available too.

Jeep Launches 2006 Cherokee

Jeep has upgraded its Cherokee with major new specifications for 2006. The Sport edition also features alloy wheels, while the Limited model will come with satellite navigation and an electric roof. Simon Elliott, managing director of Chrysler group, said: "The 2006 model boasts a host of new standard equipment but without any price increase.

New Citroen C6 NCAP Safety Award

The new Citroen C6 has been deemed the safest car for pedestrians by Euro NCAP standards. This prevents pedestrians from hitting solid structures, such as the car's engine, and so greatly reduces potential serious pedestrian injuries. Euro NCAP chairman Claes Tingvall says: "It is very gratifying that Citroen have achieved four stars for pedestrian protection.

Audi is to launch S-line sports models of its A3 to A6 range

The S-line A4 for Saloon and Avant models will now have improved wheels and front sports seats. It will also feature an upgraded stereo, the "Concert II" audio system. Buyers will be pleased to hear that the new A4 S-line is now cheaper than the previous model.

Ford India Gets Fiesta

Ford India has received more than 2,000 orders for the new Fiesta model. Customers can choose between a diesel and petrol version of the popular model. So far the majority of orders received by Ford India have been for the diesel version. View Cheap New Ford Fiesta Deals The company has been buoyed by this early demand and has strong expectations for future sales of the mid-range vehicle.

Ford Focus Crash Tests

The Ford Focus has performed well in tests designed to see which headrests provide the best protection against whiplash. Headrests play a key role in supporting the head and can reduce the chances of suffering whiplash. The Ford Focus was among a number of cars awarded a "good" rating by Thatcham insurance research centre.

New Jag XKR Breaks Cover

The supercharged new Jaguar XKR is reportedly gearing up to be the fastest XK8 ever. The sleek revised shape of the new Jaguar has won rave reviews in the motoring press, with a number of preview shots released and a planned launch at the Paris Motor Show in September 2006. With a supercharged, 4.

New Fiat 4x4

A cheap new Fiat 4x4 is about to hit the market, the vehicle will be available in both three and five-door versions from late 2006. The name Sedici comes from the Italian for 16 and the vehicle is the result of a co-project from Fiat, Suzuki and Lancia, Ask A Price reports.

Mazda6 Autocar Award

The nearly new Mazda6 has been voted Used Car of the Year by Autocar magazine. The new Mazda6 was judged to be the safest, best looking and most reliable motor on the short list of nearly new cars. The panel also celebrated the value for money that nearly new Mazda6s offer with a good example being available from nearly new car websites at less than ?10,000.