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Renault Captur MediaNav dCi 90 Auto EDC eco2 –

Renault Captur MediaNav dCi 90 Auto EDC eco2 review road test report

ONE of Renault’s dynamic new models will certainly Captur your imagination, but if you watch the TV advertising campaign, you might think it’s a bit “fishy”.
Quite what relevance a blue fish leaping out of its bowl and chasing the car to the seaside has escapes me, but regardless of that, the car itself is actually quite good – and despite a large glass area, you don’t feel as though you’re sitting in a gold fish bowl!

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Auto-Trail 2015 model range includes this new Imala 620

Auto-Trail 2015 model range launches with new Imala

AUTO-TRAIL’S range of motorhomes have a smart new look this year thanks in part to Fiat’s new and thoroughly modern looking cab. Codenamed the X290, it features redesigned lights and grille and looks completely different. Gone are the bug-eyed headlights in favour of much narrower profile light units giving the entire range an updated, more modern base vehicle that’s a big improvement.

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Mitsubishi Outlander 2.2 DI-D GX5 Auto

Mitsubishi Outlander 2.2 DI-D GX5 Auto road test: Move upmarket

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Mitsubishi Outlander 2.2 DI-D GX5 Auto. This all-new model from Mitsubishi represents a big step forward. DAVID HOOPER drives the new car and looks at the range. The new Mitsubishi Outlander is a much more refined car to drive and certainly feels more luxurious than its somewhat agricultural predecessor. The […]

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Ford Focus 1ltr EcoBoost

Road test: Ford Focus Zetec S 1.0T EcoBoost

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Ford Focus Zetec S 1.0T EcoBoost A three-cylinder, 1.0-litre engine in a Ford Focus? Really? A slightly sceptical DAVID HOOPER finds out if the new EcoBoost engines live up to all the hype. Is less really more? RAISED eyebrows and sceptical comments are perfectly normal and completely understandable when discussing […]

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Chevrolet Cruze Station Wagon 1.7 VCDi LT

Chevrolet Cruze review: Practical and economical to run

ROAD TEST AND REVIEW: Chevrolet Cruze Station Wagon 1.7 VCDi With pleasant styling and an excellent driving experience, DAVID HOOPER is impressed with the diesel version of the Chevrolet Cruze Station Wagon. CHEVROLET’S Cruze is a smart looking car with its imposing split grille at the front sporting its large Chevrolet emblem centre stage. 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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SsangYong Korando Sports pick-up prices revealed

THE new Korando Sports pick-up from Korean car maker SsangYong will cost from £18,295 when it hits the streets during the autumn. The only pick-up on the market boasting a limitless five-year warranty, the new model is aimed at combining passenger car finesse with the rugged ability of a commercial pick-up. It will particularly suit […]

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We are among the first to drive Honda’s new CR-V

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: New Honda CR-V Against a back-drop of lochs and glens, KEITH WARD is among the first to drive Honda’s all-new CR-V WITH more than 5-million global sales behind it in 17 years, Honda’s CR-V enters its fourth generation with an all-new body, revised engines, a cheaper front-drive option to the […]

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