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Jaguar XF towcar

Which Cars Are Best For Towing A Caravan Long-Distance?

FOR those who own a caravan, you probably already know the struggle of owning a car that doesn’t quite reach standards of a smooth tow.

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Honda Civic Type-R Halfords Yuasa Racing at Donington Park

Revitalised BTCC with 32-car grids is a great day out for motorsport fans

FOR anyone who loves their motorsport, the revitalised Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship, or BTCC, is a must-see.

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Driving the McLaren 570S Spider and 720S Coupe road test report and review

Driving the McLaren 570S Spider and 720S Coupe road test report and review

Taking two of McLaren’s latest supercars for a spin was a real treat, and an experience which gets the heart pumping just that little bit faster. DAVID HOOPER has a look at two new models from a young company that seems to be able to do no wrong. WITH interest rates stuck at a 10-year […]

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Jeep Wrangler 2dr Overland CRD Auto road test report and review

Jeep Wrangler 2dr Overland CRD Auto road test report and review

Jeep Wrangler 2dr Overland 2.8 CRD Auto road test report and review: With classic Jeep looks, this little beauty turned up just in time for the first snowfalls of winter – so getting stuck in the snow wasn’t a worry for DAVID HOOPER at the wheel of this go-anywhere Jeep Wrangler. MANY 4x4s are referred to generically […]

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Volvo S90 D5 PowerPulse AWD Inscription road test report and review

Volvo S90 D5 PowerPulse AWD Inscription road test report and review

Volvo’s new S90 brings both comfort and joy to KEITH WARD’s motoring world. LIVING in the snow-prone Pennines and planning a winter weekend among the peaks of the  Lake District, I was comforted by the 4WD capability of this version of the Volvo S90. It was also good to see it came with a £525 […]

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Suzuki Ignis wins Northern Group's Car of the Year Award - Julie Marshall, chair of the Northern Group, presents the miner’s lamp to Alun Parry. Also pictured are members of the Northern Group.

Suzuki Ignis wins Northern Group’s Car of the Year Award

THE Suzuki Ignis has been named the 2017 Northern Car of the Year. It is the second time in four years that Suzuki has received the award, having also won with the outgoing Swift Sport model in 2014. The region’s pre-eminent motoring journalists, members of the Northern Group of Motoring Writers, placed the eye-catching Ignis at […]

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Subaru Levorg 1.6 GT Lineartronic road test report and review: Pictures by Alistair J Hooper Photography

Subaru Levorg 1.6 GT Lineartronic road test report and review

Subaru Levorg 1.6 GT Lineartronic road test report and review: A great looking car, and one of the most competent all-rounders we’ve driven for some time. DAVID HOOPER enjoys a few days with the Subaru Levorg 1.6 GT Lineartronic IT may not be one of the biggest sellers in the UK, but Subaru has been […]

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Audi A5 2.0 TDI Sport S tronic 190PS road test report and review

Audi A5 2.0 TDI Sport S tronic 190PS road test report and review

Audi A5 2.0 TDI Sport S tronic 190PS road test report and review:  DAVID HOOPER has a look at the latest version of one of his favourites, the new Audi A5 Coupe. THE Audi A5 Coupe has always been one of my favourite models to sport the iconic four-ring insignia, even though it may not […]

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