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Land Rover Defender ‘is a true motoring icon’

Like chalk and cheese, DAVID HOOPER enjoys a brief drive in two of Jaguar Land Rover’s latest models. THERE aren’t many cars which can truly lay claim to being iconic, but this is one of them – the Land Rover Defender 90. It’s up there with the Mini and the Beetle as cars which changed […]

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Sports Line Jeep is a powerful performer with a V6

A SPORTY high performance 4×4 with rugged off-road ability but without the large capacity petrol engines seen in outright performance versions. That’s the latest arrival from Jeep in the shape of a new S-Limited variant of the Grand Cherokee ‘Sports Line’. The American brand says the new S-Limited will offer all the presence of Jeep’s […]

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Jaguar’s flagship XJ is perfect for the chauffeur set

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Jaguar XJ 3.0i Portfolio These are heady days for Jaguar Land Rover. KEITH WARD luxuriates in the flagship of the Jaguar range. BELOW the bonnet of this latest version of Jaguar’s current flagship luxury limo XJ is the promise of sporty things to come. The crisp new eight-speed ZF “Quickshift” […]

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Audi’s new A6 is ready for ‘allroads’ and all weather

ROAD TEST AND REVIEW: Audi A6 allroad 3.0 TDI quattro S tronic With the onset of winter weather just around the corner, DAVID HOOPER gets to grips with Audi’s latest A6 allroad. IF you want a spacious, comfortable car which will whisk you along in the lap of luxury, yet has the ability to go […]

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Tough at top, but Audi’s Allroad will get you there

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Audi A6 Allroad Yes, another fine Audi, but at a price. Motoring writer TOM SCANLAN reviews the latest model. It’s tough at the top. But, for the German prestige boys, it seems the answer is just to go flat out in the production of new models, create new niches (in […]

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Decadent Mercedes R350 ‘dares to be different’

Offering decadent luxury, IAN LAMMING says Mercedes R350 CDI dares to be different. WHEN a manufacturer hits upon a great idea, we all breathe a collective ‘oh yeh’ and it seems so obvious. Not everyone wants a massive macho mud-plugger but they may still need many of its attributes. They want size, space, all wheel […]

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Big cat has more toys than Blackpool pleasure beach!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: JAGUAR XF S 3.0D Packed with more attractions than Blackpool’s Pleasure Beach, DAVID HOOPER says Jaguar’s XFS is a superb all-rounder which proved to be surprisingly economical. IF you think big, powerful cars are thirsty, then think again. They don’t come very much bigger than this Jaguar XF, yet on […]

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Porsche’s Cayenne will go anywhere – in style

In confident mood, IAN LAMMING drives a mud-plugger extraordinaire – Porsche’s Cayenne diesel. MUD-PLUGGER, SUV, 4×4, doesn’t matter what you call them, we all know what this means. And you know what? I love them. They are by far my favourite form of transport. May be it’s a size-thing. Big is bold, beautiful, butch. All […]

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