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Nissan X-Trail road test

Nissan X-Trail road test shows why it’s a family favourite

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Nissan X-Trail 2.0 dCi 173 n-tec+ – Impressed with its practicality, DAVID HOOPER says Nissan’s X-Trail is an ideal companion for a busy family on the move. NISSAN’S utilitarian X-Trail is hardly a new model, but this is the latest version of a car which has become a firm favourite […]

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BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics

BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics is better than the 3-pots!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics has a 0-62mph time of 8.1 seconds, yet sips fuel at a rate that gives the most frugal three-pots a run for their money. DAVID HOOPER  is impressed with BMW’s excellent all-rounder. THERE is a rash of two and three cylinder cars coming on the market […]

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Audi TT 2.0 TFSI

Audi TT road test proves soft top is car for all seasons

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Audi TT Roadster 2.0 TFSI Sport The Audi TT range now offers an almost mind-boggling choice of models and two body-styles. DAVID HOOPER reacquaints himself with a car for all seasons. AUDI’S TT sports car is hardly a new model, but over the years since it was launched it has […]

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Subaru XV

Subaru XV Crossover: An interesting alternative!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Subaru XV 2.0D SE Lux Premium 5dr With permanent four-wheel-drive and a Boxer diesel engine, DAVID HOOPER, says Subaru’s rugged XV offers an interesting alternative to the mainstream Crossover models. CROSSOVER cars are the height of fashion at the moment and although most of them look like shrunken 4x4s, under […]

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SEAT Exeo ST SE Tech 2.0 TD

SEAT Exeo ST review proves estate’s versatility

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: SEAT Exeo ST SE Tech 2.0 TDI A last-minute change of plan proved the practical virtues of the SEAT Exeo ST during our road test. DAVID HOOPER explains why. CAR companies come up with all sorts of weird and wonderful slogans, but I have to admit, I like SEAT’s latest […]

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Ford Galaxy

Used Ford Galaxy has room for all your family

ANYONE who has driven the present Ford Galaxy will have been impressed by its great range of abilities – and used examples are almost as good. This is Ford’s full-size seven seat people carrier, but it handles and holds the road like a much smaller car, with very little roll. However, this does mean that […]

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The new Volkswagen Golf Mk7

VW Golf model range ‘is the complete package’

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Volkswagen Golf Mk 7 The VW Golf has always been an important car, and as the seventh generation of this motoring icon goes on sale, Motoring Journalist MARTYN COLLINS has a look at the new range. FEW cars have a history and such significance as the new Volkswagen Golf. With […]

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British-built new Honda CR-V hits the showrooms

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: New Honda CR-V range Taking in the views of the Clyde’s Scottish sea lochs,DAVID HOOPER enjoys a first drive of Honda’s new CR-V line-up. PARKED on the edge of Loch Lomond, with the autumn colours making this part of Scotland even bonnier than usual, I took a moment or two […]

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