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Mini Cooper S 5 door road test report review (17)

Mini Cooper S 5 door road test report and review

THE thoroughly modern Millie is another of those cars which came into being as a fairly honest remake of a much-loved classic, but has gone on to morph into an entirely new brand. Under BMW ownership, The new Mini has been an unprecedented success, selling millions of examples all over the world.

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MINI Cooper 1.5 Auto 5-door road test report review (1)

MINI Cooper 1.5 Auto 5-door road test report review

THE Mini has always been a car big on style and desirability but, well, mini on practicality, even the bigger BMW produced, latter day versions of the model. That has now changed, slightly, with the hatchback, particularly the five-door version. It is bigger, longer by 72mm and has more boot space, up by 67 litres and, together with the three door version, is the model’s first foray into the hatchback market.

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Toyota Yaris 1.33 VVT-i Icon 5-door road test report and review Red Nose Day

Toyota Yaris 1.33 VVT-i Icon 5-door road test report and review Red Nose Day

IT’S not every day that your test car turns up sporting a big red nose, but that was precisely what happened with this week’s Toyota Yaris test car.
A bit of a surprise, maybe, but it did make me smile – and there’s a good reason for it. Toyota is an official partner to this year’s Red Nose Day and is aiming to raise £1-million for Comic Relief and part of their campaign is to sell as many of the official red noses for cars, trucks, vans and even mobility scooters as they possibly can.

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Hyundai i20 1.1 CRDi Active 5-door

Hyundai i20 1.1 CRDi Active 5-door road test proves frugality

Our road test report and review of the Hyundai i20 1.1 CRDi Active 5-door, with its three-cylinder engine, proves that it’s as frugal as they come. DAVID HOOPER puts the latest model to the test. THE Hyundai i20 is a cleanly-styled little car with and looks very much like the big sister of Hyundai’s smallest model, the […]

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Dacia Sandero

New Dacia Sandero review is no laughing matter!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Dacia Sandero range With bargain basement pricing, this budget Romanian offering has been the butt of Top Gear’s jokes, but as Motoring journalist MARTYN COLLINS discovered during his Dacia Sandero roadtest, it’s no laughing matter! Butt of Top Gear’s James May’s jokes for over a year, Renault’s budget brand Dacia […]

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Dacia Duster

Dacia Duster road test – motoring on a budget

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Dacia Duster range With budget prices and no haggle pricing, Dacia has arrived in the UK. Motoring journalist MARTYN COLLINS has a first drive of the Duster SUV. THIS Romanian Renault is set to shake up the SUV market with its no-haggle pricing. The Dacia Duster is a tough, no-nonsense […]

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Peugeot 208 range hits the showrooms

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Peugeot 208 range As Peugeot’s new 208 range hits the showrooms, KEITH WARD has a look at the range and puts two of the new cars to the test. FOR decades now, models as they are replaced in all categories have come out bigger (more for your money) and heavier […]

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Range Rover Evoque prices start from under £30k

This great-looking new model from Range Rover will start from under £30,000. PRICES for the fabulous looking Range Rover Evoque will start from £27,955 in the UK for an eD4 Pure 5-door 6 speed manual 2WD model. The 4WD equivalent will cost £28,705. With a choice of three engines, two body styles, three design themes […]

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