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Jaguar F-Type V6 S review & road test report

Jaguar F-Type V6 S review & road test report

IN my opinion, the E-Type Jaguar is the most beautiful car ever made and I have dreamed of owning one for years, although I admit it’s sadly a dream I am now unlikely to ever realise.
The new F-Type has been heralded as that iconic car’s spiritual successor, but whether or not you believe that to be the case, having spent the last few days driving this stunning 380bhp machine, there is no doubt in my mind that this sleek automotive modern masterpiece is worthy of such lofty comparisons.

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Volkswagen Tiguan Match 2.0 TDI 140PS review & road test report

Volkswagen Tiguan Match 2.0 TDI review & road test report

THE Volkswagen Tiguan, in its various guises, has been around since 2007, and despite its recent facelift, is beginning to show its age in my opinion, not having stood the test of time as well as the rest of the VW range.
Its chunky looks are in many ways timeless, but the front end and the car’s nose in particular, are the issue here.
The Tiguan is spacious inside and very comfortable to travel in. It’s also well kitted out for family duties, with aircraft-style fold-down trays on the back of the front seats, plenty of leg room and a decent sized boot.

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Revamped, but unmistakeably a Polo

At first glance, the latest VW Polo doesn’t look radically different. Motoring writer Keith Ward finds out if the Polo is still cool. NOT much looks different at first sight of the new VW Polo, which arrived in UK showrooms this July. Revised headlights and bigger lower air intake at the front, redesigned rear lights and […]

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Revamped Yeti — monster or mouse?

— Skoda has been making big strides in the UK market in recent years. Motoring writer Keith Ward finds out if the revamped Yeti is abominable or heartwarming. ANYONE ever spotted the abominable snowman? Plenty have seen the Yeti. Skoda have sold almost 30,000 compact SUV’s of that name in the UK and more than  250,000 […]

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Leon adds touch of Spanish flair to estate market

SEAT claims its new Leon is cheaper and meaner than its rivals. But is it built down to a price? Motoring writer Keith Ward finds out. SEAT have sold a total 600,000 vehicles in the UK after a hesitant start nearly 30 years ago, in a build-up peaking here last year at more than 45,000, all […]

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Renault set out to Captur hearts and minds

One thing you can’t accuse Renault’s Captur of being is a shrinking violet. Motoring writer Keith Ward finds out if it’s more than an exercise in design. IF the Renault Captur is out to capture attention it succeeds.  Three optional eye-catching colour themes are alluringly dubbed Arizona Orange, Miami Blue and Manhattan Ivory. This car, modest in […]

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Kia c’eed given the revamp treatment

Kia is confident of the build quality of its c’eed. So confident it gives it a seven-year warranty. Motoring writer Keith Ward sees if it drives as well. KIA celebrated annual record sales of 72,090 in the UK last year – so more than doubled in five years – and predict a further boost to 75,000 […]

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Range Rover Autobiography 3.0 TDV6 review & road test

Range Rover review: We roadtest the latest 3.0 TDV6 Autobiography

THE iconic Range Rover needs little introduction, it’s as British as afternoon tea – and even if the company is now owned by the Indians, it’s still a fitting analogy!
Bigger, lighter, cleaner and greener, this all-new model really is something to behold, especially in the super-luxurious Autobiography specification of this beautifully kitted-out 4×4.

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