P416 Teletext 416 Oct16 21:00:04         ————————————————— NEWS   SHOW OF THE DECADE The 1998 British International Motor Show, which takes place at Birmingham's NEC from October 21 to November 1, will be the biggest ever. Some 30 nationalities are represented with more than 12 global launches spread across 11 halls. Around 1,000 cars will be displayed. Visitors will be able to drink at 50 bars, cafes and restaurants and the show will have its own TV channel. ——————————————————————————————————1/6—— Make new friends with Pen Pals 412 CHECK OUT THE GREEN KITCHEN p164 Recipe Love Stars Gardens Millennium
P416 Teletext 416 Oct16 21:00:03         ————————————————— NEWS   PEUGOT BOOSTS 306 Peugeot will fit ABS brakes as standard on the 306 range. The upgrading of equipment also includes a more powerful engine for the XS and the introduction of two more estate models. MORE PASSAT FOR YOUR MONEY Volkswagen's Passat S now has a standard electric sunroof, previously a £615 option, and the Passat SE and Sport gain electronic climate control place of a standard sunroof. ——————————————————————————————————2/6—— We talk to Martyn Lewis 411 NOW IT'S EVEN EASIER TO FIND LOVE: TELETEXT DATING ITV p390 Recipe Love Stars Gardens Millennium
P416 Teletext 416 Oct16 21:01:00         ————————————————— NEWS   THROUGH A GLASS LIGHTLY Cadillac will help motorists "see" in the dark with the introduction of Night Vision on it's new DeVille luxury saloon in a year's time. Night Vision uses the same thermal imaging (infrared) technology employed by the military for night exercises. A grille-mounted heat density sensor feeds the head-up display which projects the intensified image onto the car's windscreen. ——————————————————————————————————3/6—— Set for winter in the garden? 413 YOUR TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT GUIDE p400 Recipe Love Stars Gardens Millennium
P416 Teletext 416 Oct16 21:01:01         ——————————— NEW CARS   CITROEN XSARA 2.0I VTS COUPE £17,545 137mph 0-60mph 8.0secs 30mpg Insurance group TBA Citroen has taken some stick of late for not making its car exciting enough. This is certainly true of the Zsara Coupe, a 3-door version of the hatch. However, with its 167bhp 2-litre motor, the VTS version has storming performance and ultra-crisp handling to match. It's better to drive than the Ford Puma but only looks half as good. Verdict:  ——————————————————————————————————4/6—— All the latest technology news 651 GLUG GIVES THE KIDS A GIGGLE p198 Recipe Love Stars Gardens Millennium
P416 Teletext 416 Oct16 21:01:01         ——————————— NEW CARS   ALFA ROMEO 156 2.0 TWIN SPARK £23,000 132mph 0-62mph 9.6secs 29mpg Insurance group TBA It sometimes happens that small engines gel with big cars. That's what happened with Alfa's new 166 luxury saloon flagship. It's a fine car with the company's 3-litre V6 under the bonnet, but an even better one powered by the 155bhp 2-litre Twin Spark Four. There are many refinements that make it a better balanced package all round:  ——————————————————————————————————5/6—— All the latest technology news 651 FIND A FRIEND WITH LOST TOUCH p681 Recipe Love Stars Gardens Millennium
P416 Teletext 416 Oct16 21:00:10         ————————————————— NEWS   YOUR NUMBER'S UP AT NEC Visitors to the Motor Show will be able to check the availability of their favourite personalised number plates with a special DVLA computer. The new system provides instant access to information and a print-out on any of the 6.5 million selected registration combinations currently available. A new DVLA booklet about personalised no's will be available free of charge. ——————————————————————————————————6/6—— Dish up a weekend treat 417 LATEST PROPERTY NEWS p544 Recipe Love Stars Gardens Millennium