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BMW 220d Convertible road test report and review

BMW 220d Convertible road test report and review

COMPACT is a familiar name to aficionados of the BMW brand and that description fits this fabulous little convertible perfectly. It feels just right, you almost become part of this car when you slip behind the wheel.

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Vauxhall Cascada 1.4 150PS (

Vauxhall Cascada 1.4i SE 140 road test review

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: The Vauxhall Cascada 1.4i SE 140 is a proper four-seat convertible which won’t break the bank. DAVID HOOPER wonders if Vauxhall is hoping it will pick up where the Saab 9-5 Convertible left off. I THINK that Vauxhall could be onto something with its discreetly stylish new Cascada – perhaps […]

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BMW

BMW brings fastest production cars to Britain

  CARS seem to be getting ever more power these days and BMW is continuing that trend. It is bringing its most powerful production models to the UK in the same of the M5 and M6. Fitted with the BMW Competition Package they pack a mighty 575hp under the bonnet and chalk up the fastest […]

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Audi RS 5 Cabriolet

Audi RS 5 Cabriolet is revving up for summer

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Audi RS 5 Cabriolet Summer should be here soon, so KEITH WARD goes topless at the wheel of an Audi Rs 5 Cabriolet WITH summer approaching, thoughts turn to convertibles.  Despite our unpredictable weather, British drivers in huge numbers optimistically opt for the open-top experience. In 2012 there were 55,211 […]

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Audi TT 2.0 TFSI

Audi TT road test proves soft top is car for all seasons

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Audi TT Roadster 2.0 TFSI Sport The Audi TT range now offers an almost mind-boggling choice of models and two body-styles. DAVID HOOPER reacquaints himself with a car for all seasons. AUDI’S TT sports car is hardly a new model, but over the years since it was launched it has […]

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Jaguar XKR 5.0 V8

Jaguar XKR: One car, two extreme reactions!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Jaguar XKR Convertible 5.0 V8 With sometimes unexpected reactions from the passenger seat,  DAVID HOOPER, revels in the delights of Jaguar’s stunning XKR. RARELY has any car I’ve ever tested provoked such extreme reactions from the passenger seat. With this Jaguar XKR Convertible I got the lot – from genuine […]

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Toyota

New concept from Toyota set to counter crises!

IN a world which seems to lurk from one crisis to another, Toyota is aiming for a little bit of world peace! It has worked with Massaud to create an “anti-crisis” car. They say the idea behind the concept is to face up to contemporary human, economic and environmental challenges. Massaud was chosen as the […]

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The Saab 9-3

Used Saab 9-3 is a cheaper executive alternative

SAAB may no longer exist as a car manufacturer, but there is a new company called Saab Parts which rose from the ashes of the Swedish firm’s demise. There are lots of good second-hand models around and there are plenty of spares and garages that can fix them. One talented and stylish long distance cruiser […]

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