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Mercedes Benz Vito Sport-X Dualiner

Mercedes Vito Sport-X great for work, rest and play!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Mercedes-Benz Vito Sport-X 122CDI Compact Dualiner Versatile, practical and spacious DAVID HOOPER puts a luxuriously kitted out Mercedes Vito Sport-X Dualiner to the test in the Lake District. PRACTICAL family transport comes in all shapes and sizes these days, but not much can compete with the luxury and space to […]

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Citroen PureTech VTi 1.0 68 and 1.2 82 3-cylinder engines

Citroen C3 PureTech VTi 68 and 82 3-cylinder engines

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Citroen C3 PureTech VTi 68 and 82 A hectic day in Paris gives DAVID HOOPER the opportunity to be one of the first to drive Citroen’s new PureTech engine range for the C3 and DS3 models, and road test the DS4′s new 6-speed automatic gearbox. A DAY out in Paris […]

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New 2013 Range Rover

New Range Rover road test on, off beaten track

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Range Rover 3.0L TDV6 Vogue Up hill and down dale, KEITH WARD tests the new Range Rover on road and off on some challenging terrain. IT is a rum way, as the locals might say, to treat a near-£100,000, sparklingly brand new Range Rover road test car. Encouraged by instructors […]

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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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We drive it – the £100,000 Infiniti FX Vettel Edition

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Infiniti FX Vettel Edition Sebastian Vettel may be F1’s youngest triple world champion, but he’s also been involved in designing an exclusive road car. DAVID HOOPER has been driving the £100,000 Infiniti FX Vettel Edition. RED Bull’s German Formula 1 star Sebastian Vettel may have just become the youngest F1 […]

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Skoda Rapid road tests as historic name returns

NEW SKODA RAPID ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW Squeezing into the Skoda range is this new Rapid model. DAVID HOOPER explains why, and drives two versions of the new car. The new Skoda Rapid, the seventh model line in the Czech company’s expanding range, revives another name from the past – and there was a […]

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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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We review the SEAT Mii 1.0 on a week’s road test

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: SEAT Mii 1.0 3dr Impressed with SEAT’s new small car, DAVID HOOPER enjoys a bit of Mii time. There’s nothing quite like a little bit of Mii time NOT very long ago, city cars were basic little runabouts with rudimentary equipment and dull interiors. That has all changed now – […]

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