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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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Golf birthday

Happy birthday VW Golf — a legend

VOLKSWAGEN’S Golf has past a landmark birthday — its 40th!

It merits a celebration. Global sales exceed 30-million. Now in its seventh generation, it is currently Europe’s best selling car of any make, and easily the most popular VW model sold in the UK, well ahead of the Polo and occupying a comfortable fifth place in this country’s top 10, finding a cool 65,000 customers a year.

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Octavia estate

Octavia estate gives you more for less

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Skoda has long made the estate car one of its major features. Motoring writer Keith Ward takes a look at the Octavia Estate. ESTATES loom large in the sizeable Skoda Octavia range, accounting for more than half the 46 versions and around one third of this model’s sales. Like the […]

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Zoe

Can Renault’s Zoe spark change of attitude?

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Renault is just one manufacturer trying to tempt buyers to go electric. Motoring writer Keith Ward finds out if its Zoe can do the trick. DRIVING an all-electric car is certainly different. Get in and with your foot on the brake press a “start” button.  Hear nothing.  Then see a […]

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Jazz

Jazz up your life with Honda’s compact offering

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: All too often style wins over substance. However, motoring writer Keith Ward warms to a car which reminds us there’s more to life than looks… STYLISTS will enthuse at length about the curves and subtle creasing of a car’s body panels, or its sexy headlights. It needs the Honda Jazz, […]

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Peugeot 308 Feline THP 156 roadtest review

Peugeot 308 Feline THP 156 roadtest review

PEUGEOT are leading the way in a quiet revolution of interior design for their automobiles.
It started with the 208, and has now been introduced in the company’s new 308 model range. I am a fan, but there are more than a few dissenting voices – so what is all the fuss about?
The crux of the matter is the size of the steering wheel and the position of the instrument binnacle. The French carmaker has moved the instrument binnacle to the top of the dashboard so it sits higher, in the driver’s eyeline, a boon for safety, as you don’t have to take your eyes off the road for so long to check your instruments.

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Dacia Logan MCV road test review

Dacia Logan MCV gives rivals run for their money

DACIA call the Logan their MCV – standing for Maximum Capacity Vehicle. There’s still the whiff of old Eastern Europe austerity about that, somehow.

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