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  • (Joanne on partner Kevin's boy-racer years: "Him and the car didn't go together, you'd have been better off with a Mini Metro.")

    Watch this at the weekend

  • Slap on the lion decals and you've got yourself a proper Aprilia boy-racer.

    2009 Aprilia RSV4 Factory: official photos - Hell For Leather

  • Oh no! One of the new cars is a hideously ugly boy-racer type thing, the other more stylish powder blue thingamajigit.

    March 2006

  • A policeman has been suspended after knocking down and killing a grandmother during an appalling boy-racer trip to deliver a birthday card to his sister while he was on duty.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • Only complaint is that it is so smooth and quiet that the car lacks the boy-racer character of the Evo and STI.

    From the logbook—BMW 135i

  • Acura RDX $37,165 With a hyperactive turbocharged four-cylinder engine, the RDX is a crossover for boy-racer types who've chopped off their mohawks and outgrown their souped-up Civics.

    Test: No-Tape HD Videocams, Killer Snowboards, Hype-Worthy Crossover Utility Vehicles

  • Even the Maxima's six-speed manual couldn't satisfy my boy-racer jones.

    Road Test: Nissan Maxima 2004

  • Although it lacks the Mustang's boy-racer allure, the F-150 is Ford's franchise player.

    Ford's New Muscles

  • Just before we hit the border with England we had our second moment on the bikes – if you can call my brush with ‘boy-racer’ a moment.

    Long Way Down

  • The car has a peppy little engine--a sophisticated, 205-hp four-cylinder, which is not the most powerful in the world but revs high and makes for a great boy-racer kind of car.

    2006 Acura TSX


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