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Jamie Laing Learns How to Drive in a New Generation Hyundai i10


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AUTO CENTRAL, UK --August 26, 2014: 'Match-making’ process carried out to find Jamie the perfect driving instructor Video series will follow Jamie’s journey and feature special guest instructors Second video instalment available to view here: Match Making Made In Chelsea star and Candy Kittens founder, Jamie Laing, is learning to drive with Hyundai at the wheel of an uniquely liveried i10 city car. The 25-year-old began his lessons earlier this month alongside a professional driving instructor matched to his outgoing personality.

The McVities heir is keen to obtain his driving licence in order to end his reliance on friends and family, who are often called to act as his personal chauffeurs. Hyundai’s i10 is the perfect car for a city-based learner driver thanks to its compact dimensions and ease of manoeuvrability.

Jamie’s mother, Penny, said: “That boy is 25-years-old and still has to get to a station, get on a train, and ring his mother to come and collect him because he doesn’t have a driving licence – he drives us all mad!"

In the second video instalment, following part of Jamie’s eight week intensive driving course, he takes to the streets of London to familiarise himself with the basics of driving.

Instructor Dean Ban said, “I think he’s finding it hard to digest that I am the teacher – he’s used to giving orders, not receiving them. I wish he’d spot the road signs as well as he was spotting the young ladies that were walking past!”

Learning clutch control and tackling turns and crossroads, Jamie makes good progress behind the wheel in the latest video, commenting, “The lessons are going good. I’m still alive, Dean’s still alive - the car hasn’t got a scratch on it!"

Follow Jamie’s story here: Hyundai UK