Archive | May, 2012

Horsing around with new Peugeot thoroughbred

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Peugeot 508 RXH It’s not every day you get the chance to horse around in a car at state-of-the-art stables owned by a millionaire footballer, but that’s exactly what happened during the launch of Peugeot’s 508 Hybrid. wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER explains what it was all about. DRIVING a car […]

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Jaguar

Jaguar sinks teeth into yet another accolade

AFTER winning a whole string of awards lately, Jaguar has now added another prestigious title to its range! The annual UK Vehicle Ownership Satisfaction Study (VOSS) compiled by JD Power in conjunction with What Car? has declared the company to be the number one motor manufacturer. The title was claimed after the survey evaluated almost […]

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It’s a double six as F1 gambles on Monaco magic

It’s a double six for Formula 1 as the sport gambles on excitement to maintain the Monte Carlo magic. TOM WILKINSON reports on all the action from the principality. MONACO’S glitz and glamour was the setting for a new Formula 1 record this year when, for the first time in history, the sport crowned its […]

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Biking on a budget with Honda CB400 Superdream

With the cost of getting from A to B constantly rising, wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER reports on how one biker resurrected an old Honda CB400 to provide a very cost-effective means of transport – and had a lot of fun in the process. THE relentless rise in fuel prices means the cost of getting from […]

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Letting the sun shine in with Fiat’s cute 500C

Fiat 500C TwinAir review and roadtest report The Fiat 500C is a great little car which has proved hugely popular with Fiat’s customers. DAVID HOOPER let’s the sun shine in as warmer weather finally arrives. Now we can actually enjoy some more summery weather, the thoughts of the fresh air freaks among us will be […]

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D-Max

Pick-up comes with class-leading warranty

ISUZU is so sure of the quality, reliability and toughness of its all-new D-Max pick-up that it’s offering a unique, for its class, warranty. When deliveries start to the UK in early July, the tough motor will come with a five-year or 120,000 mile waranty. That’s some backing. There has already been more than 7,500 […]

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Ford’s hot metal makes Fiesta more fun than most

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Ford Fiesta Metal Hot Metal, or a damp squid? Sporty Fiestas are usually entertaining to drive, but does this latest newcomer live up to expectations? DAVID HOOPER tests the mettle of Ford’s latest special edition. FORD Fiesta and exclusivity are two words which are not normally uttered in the same […]

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Lexus

Sharper new look for Lexus RX 450h hybrid

JAPANESE luxury carmaker Lexus has revamped its full hybrid luxury SUV model the RX 450h. It has been given a sharp new look, better equipment and a new F sport model has been introduced designed to appeal to those wanting a bit more sportiness. The chances run from front to rear, with the most apparent […]

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