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Kia Picanto 1.25 4 ISG road test report and review (13)

Kia Picanto 1.25 4 ISG road test report and review

AN electrically heated steering wheel, climate control air conditioning, heated seats… usually the preserve of high-end luxury saloons, so to find these luxuries in such an affordable car as this Kia Picanto is a rare treat.

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VW Polo SE 1.2 TSI road test report review (1)

VW Polo SE 1.2 TSI road test report review

MORE than ever the latest Polo resembles a downsized Golf. And on the road it shows similar virtues to its larger sibling – a sureness in handling, solidity in feel and a spring in the step from even the smallest engines. Both models are established top 10 sellers in the UK and keep their value well.

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Infiniti Q50 2.0t Sport road test report review

Infiniti Q50 2.0t Sport road test report review

IT is easy to see why the Infiniti Q50 stands out from the crowd. In what was a record 2014 for the brand in Britain with sales almost doubling over 2013, the Q50 saloon led its registrations and I am not surprised as it’s a particularly stunning car in its executive class.

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BMW 225d Coupe 2.0 M Sport road test report review

BMW 225d Coupe 2.0 M Sport road test report review

FOR those who mourn the sheer excitement of the neat and powerful 2000 coupes built by BMW in the 1960s there is a modern solution. It is called the BMW 225d Coupe 2.0 M Sport and forms part of the 2 Series Coupe range. Driving it brings back more than a whiff of those heady days when the BMW coupes were regarded as being among the kings of the road.

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV GX4hs road test review

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV road test review

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV road test review – ENDA MULLEN drives this Plug in Hybrid Electric Vehicle. FAST FACTS Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV GX4hs Price: £34,999 THE war against environmentally unfriendly SUVs – or Chelsea Tractors as they came to be called in certain quarters – never got too serious thankfully. Okay, mums on the school run […]

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New Kia Sorento road test and range review

New Kia Sorento road test and range review

THE journey from willing workhorse to blue-blooded thoroughbred has been both steady and successful. Originally noted more for off-road capability and mud-plugging prowess than drop-dead gorgeous design, the Kia Sorento was a game changer for the Korean car company.

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SEAT Leon X-PERIENCE road test review

SEAT Leon X-PERIENCE road test review

AN all-wheel-drive estate car designed for the big outdoors is the latest offering from SEAT. The Leon X-PERIENCE is a beefed up version of the very practical ST model launched by the Spanish car maker last year and comes with the latest Haldex four-wheel-drive system also used on the Audi Q3.

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V40 D4 190 Cross Country Lux Nav road test report review 1

V40 D4 190 Cross Country Lux Nav road test report review

Volvo are famed for their large, safe cars, but don’t over look their smaller V40, which offers all the well-known attributes of the marque.

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