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Range Rover Evoque SD4 2.2 Diesel road test and review

Range Rover Evoque SD4 2.2 diesel road test: A bit of posh living!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Range Rover Evoque SD4 2.2 Diesel.  A “spiced up” Range Rover Evoque with all the toys. DAVID HOOPER enjoys a few days of posh living. A RANGE Rover Evoque road test is always a pleasure, but this week’s test car was something of a showcase for the marque. It’s no […]

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Turismo car

Turismo has stacks and stacks of space

IT’S big, spacious and it’s over here! The new SsangYong Turismo that is. The company says it has virtually no competition as being more than five metres in length and with a three-metre wheelbase the car is bigger than normal-sized MPVs  in the mould of Ford’s Galaxy, Renault’s Grand Scenic or Seat’s Alhambra. And neither […]

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BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics

BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics is better than the 3-pots!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics has a 0-62mph time of 8.1 seconds, yet sips fuel at a rate that gives the most frugal three-pots a run for their money. DAVID HOOPER  is impressed with BMW’s excellent all-rounder. THERE is a rash of two and three cylinder cars coming on the market […]

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SUV

When is an SUV not an SUV? When it’s an SAV!

ONCE upon a time there was the humble SUV. A vehicle for leisure pursuits and maybe a little light work. Now the SUV market has come of age with almost every manufacturer making at least one. But BMW is moving the concept along even further and taking it upmarket. So as not to be mistaken […]

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Skoda

Skoda announces prices for flagship Superb model

THEY have given a comprehensive facelift to the estate and hatchback versions of its flagship Superb model and now Skoda has announced the prices. The Czech carmaker has given the model a fresh, new look and revamped its cabin. And, in these days of people feeling the financial pinch, Skoda has improved fuel consumption and […]

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Isuzu D-Max Eiger Double Cab 4×4 road test

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Isuzu D-Max Eiger Double Cab 4×4 Tough enough to get you and your kit up to base camp, DAVID HOOPER road tests the Isuzu D-Max Eiger. PICK-UP trucks are debatably the ultimate dual-purpose vehicle – ideal for builders who need to transport a pile of bricks and a wheelbarrow in […]

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Subaru XV

Subaru XV Crossover: An interesting alternative!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Subaru XV 2.0D SE Lux Premium 5dr With permanent four-wheel-drive and a Boxer diesel engine, DAVID HOOPER, says Subaru’s rugged XV offers an interesting alternative to the mainstream Crossover models. CROSSOVER cars are the height of fashion at the moment and although most of them look like shrunken 4x4s, under […]

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Dacia Sandero

New Dacia Sandero review is no laughing matter!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Dacia Sandero range With bargain basement pricing, this budget Romanian offering has been the butt of Top Gear’s jokes, but as Motoring journalist MARTYN COLLINS discovered during his Dacia Sandero roadtest, it’s no laughing matter! Butt of Top Gear’s James May’s jokes for over a year, Renault’s budget brand Dacia […]

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