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Ford Mustang 2.3 EcoBoost Auto road test report and review

Ford Mustang 2.3 EcoBoost Auto road test report and review

BMW did it first with the Mini, then Fiat had a go with the ubiquitous 500, and now Ford, being American, has done it bigger than anyone else, but have they done it better?

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Mitsubishi Outlander 2.2 DI-D GX4 Auto road test report and review

Mitsubishi Outlander 2.2 DI-D GX4 Auto road test report and review

THERE are two distinct versions of the latest Mitsubishi Outlander, the PHEV GX3h, or Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle, or this week’s test car which is the 2.2-litre diesel-engined model.

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Mitsubishi ASX road test report and review: Good car is under-rated in the UK.

Mitsubishi ASX 2.2 DiD4 4WD Auto road test report review

WHAT IS so puzzling about the Mitsubishi ASX is why it hasn’t been more popular in the UK. Curiously, and without referring to statistics, its presence seemed more obvious on roads on the other side of the Channel, where a Breton neighbour had one and which, coincidentally, sported the same dashing white livery as the test car!

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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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Lexus NX 300h Premier Auto (15)

Lexus NX 300h Premier Auto road test report review

AS regular readers will know, this is the second of our recent test cars to arrive sporting a Big Red Nose – and it’s all to mark Toyota’s sponsorship of this year’s Red Nose Day.
The Comic Relief charity smashed through the £1-billion landmark on Friday night – surely a fitting way to mark its 30th anniversary of raising money to help good causes across the world. Lexus NX buyers however, won’t be in need of charitable support, with prices for this most striking of cars starting from just under £30,000.

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Suzuki Celerio road test report review

Suzuki Celerio first drive road test report review

Suzuki Celerio first drive road test report review By KEITH WARD WITH a record UK sales year behind them, Suzuki start 2015 brightly with a price challenge. Their well-equipped new little Celerio city is in the showrooms now with a sub-£8,000 starting tag. In a fast-growing sector of the market, that means it immediately undercuts pint-sized […]

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Mitsubishi ASX road test report and review

Mitsubishi ASX review and road test report

Mitsubishi ASX road test report and review by KEITH WARD MITSUBISHI is a relatively small player on the current UK car scene, a minnow selling a modest 1,000 vehicles a month, so less than a half of one percent of the market and only eight per cent of the throughput here of its biggest fellow-Japanese […]

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Lexus IS 300h F-Sport Auto

Lexus IS 300h F-Sport Auto road test report and review

MEET the Lexus IS 300h F-Sport Auto. The “h” stands for hybrid, which to most people means a car which is “green” – kind to the planet, but not very exciting to drive.
That may be the case for many, but this Lexus comes with the F Sport badge – which means it’s a bit more than that – in fact, it’s a lot more than that.

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