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SALES of Seat's greenest model, the Ibiza Ecomotive, are soaring in Britain. Exceptional fuel economy of up to 88.3mpg on the country driving cycle, and CO2 emissions of just 99g/km, are helping shift the pounds 10,765 Ibiza 1.4-litre diesel Ecomotive through the showrooms.

BMW's new long-wheelbase 730Ld has joined the marque's flagship model range, and costs from pounds 56,790. The limousine's 2993cc straight-six cylinder diesel engine has class-leading 194g/km emissions - unrivalled among luxury cars.

NISSAN has pitched the new 370Z at at pounds 26,895 for the entry-level model, and the 3.7-litre sports car hits Britain's streets in July. Top of the three-model range is the GT Ultimate, priced at pounds 31,895.

ROMANTICALLY-LINKED registration plates are in demand as Valentine's day looms, says the DVLA. Top of the list could be MY09 LUV - which may be followed by MR09 MRS. Visit

IT is nearly 40 years since Suzuki first began making its compact off-roaders. Today's version, the Jimny costs from pounds 9850. There's a new range of Jimny accessories out, available at

CITROEN'S new C3 Picasso compact people mover goes on sale on April 9. Three trim levels will be offered, VT, VTR+ and Exclusive and it will cost from pounds 11,495.

THREE and five-door Econetic versions of Ford's Fiesta are in showrooms, with modifications lowering combined fuel consumption to 76.3mpg, and CO2 emissions to 98g/km. The Econetic models cost from pounds 12,445.
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Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Feb 4, 2009
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