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Lexus GS450h roadtest

Review: Lexus GS450h is a silky smooth hybrid

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Lexus GS450 Hybrid Effortless to drive and easy to live with, DAVID HOOPER, says this Lexus GS450h almost made him a convert to hybrid technology. HYBRID cars aren’t everyone’s cup of tea and certainly aren’t as “green” as the manufacturers would have you believe, but this impressive Lexus GS450h has […]

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Used seven-seat Ssangyong Rodius

Used SsangYong Rodius is biggest of people carriers

THE seven-seat SsangYong Rodius is one of the biggest people carriers on the second-hand market and with low second-hand prices it should appeal to everyone who needs loads of space. It is rather ugly to most eyes, but at least that means it will be easy to find in the car park and you can […]

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Peugeot 208 GTi

Peugeot 208 GTi hot hatch price revealed

THE new Peugeot 208 GTi hot hatch will cost from £18,895 when the order book opens at the beginning of next month ahead of deliveries in April. Available only as a three-door, the new GTi not only boasts a wider track than the regular 208, but also has body sill and wing extensions. There are […]

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Kia adds Sportswagon to its popular cee’d range

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Kia cee’d Sportswagon Wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER travels to Slovakia to drive Kia’s new cee’d Sportswagon and is impressed with the country and the car. THE new Kia cee’d hatchback impressed the motoring world with its big jump upmarket and three months on, the company is introducing its new Sportswagon […]

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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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Tough at top, but Audi’s Allroad will get you there

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Audi A6 Allroad Yes, another fine Audi, but at a price. Motoring writer TOM SCANLAN reviews the latest model. It’s tough at the top. But, for the German prestige boys, it seems the answer is just to go flat out in the production of new models, create new niches (in […]

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Mazda drives into future with Skyactiv technology

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Mazda CX-5 range Mazda’s Skyactiv technology not only heralds the CX-5 compact crossover, but a whole new philosophy. Wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER travels to Scotland to test drive the results of some Blue Sky thinking. THE boffins at Mazda have been doing some “Blue Sky” thinking about the future direction […]

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‘Less aggressive’ styling for new Peugeot 208

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Peugeot 208 The weather may not have been the best, but a great new car from Peugeot brightened the day in Portugal. DAVID HOOPER, editor of wheelworldreviews.co.uk, drives the new 208 range. PEUGEOT’S executives are the first to admit the French carmaker’s outgoing 207 model didn’t do as well for […]

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