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SEAT Leon X-PERIENCE road test review

SEAT Leon X-PERIENCE road test review

AN all-wheel-drive estate car designed for the big outdoors is the latest offering from SEAT. The Leon X-PERIENCE is a beefed up version of the very practical ST model launched by the Spanish car maker last year and comes with the latest Haldex four-wheel-drive system also used on the Audi Q3.

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VW Passat Estate 2015

New VW Passat range road test report and review

IN 41 years, 22m Passats have been sold worldwide, around 442,000 of them in the UK.

Not only is the latest Mk VIII “all-new”, say VW, but it marks the “biggest-ever jump in changes and features” of a model from them “or any other” car brand.

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Skoda Rapid Spaceback SE 1.6 TDI 90PS DSG review, road test

Skoda Rapid Spaceback SE 1.6 TDI 90PS DSG road test review

SOME say Space is the final frontier, but for Skoda – well, it’s just another day in the office!
This week’s test car is the estate version of the Skoda Rapid, and as well as lots of space and practical storage solutions, it is available with a host of optional extras to complement an active lifestyle.
Glance through the brochure and you are really spoilt for choice, with various storage nets, roof bars, bags, bumper protectors, rubber mats, and even a large protective rear seat cover to stop Fido getting hair all over your nice smart seats!

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New VW Golf front

VW tees up for another round of Golf | Review

ROAD TEST REPORT: New Volkswagen Golf review At the wheel of an all-new Volkswagen model, KEITH WARD tees up for another round of Golf. HERE we go with another round of the Golf.  And it tees off in top form as the fifth best selling model in the UK in the year just ended, narrowly […]

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VWs claim duet of top towcar awards in annual test

A VOLKSWAGEN Jetta was won The Caravan Club’s Towcar of the Year award for the second consecutive year. The diesel-powered 2.0-litre TDI DSG became the first car in the 30-year history of the contest to win the award two years in a row. The VW saloon won the award in the compact car category and […]

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Roadtesting SEAT’s sporty Ibiza raises pulse rate!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: SEAT Ibiza 1.4 150 FR With potent performance in a stylish little car, DAVID HOOPER says fun comes as standard in the Ibiza FR. WHEN it comes to attractive styling, few do a better job than Spanish carmaker SEAT, and this sporty little number comes with the get-up-and-go performance to […]

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When sun shines, make most of it with Golf cabrio

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: VW GOLF CABRIOLET GT BlueMotion 2.0 TDI 140PS Baffled as to why convertible car owners don’t go topless when the sun shines DAVID HOOPER says Volkswagen’s Golf Cabriolet is one of the best drop-tops on sale today.I DO like happy coincidences and for once, my road test of a beautiful […]

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GTi soft top

GTi tops Volkswagen’s Golf cabriolet range

THE wait for the new Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet is over. It made its debut at March’s Geneva Motor Show and can now be ordered from VW dealerships at prices between £29,310 On The Road for the manual variant through to £30,610 for the DSG model. The GTI is now top model in the Golf Cabriolet […]

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