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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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HONDA Crosstourer

Honda Crosstourer road test is a hit with ladies!

Lifelong biker SYD TAYLOR falls in love with what he says is one of the best bikes you can buy today – the Honda Crosstourer. “Goodness! That’s a whopper isn’t it?” said the barmaid, glancing at the Crosstourer that I’d parked by the door – and half a dozen drinkers sniggered into their beer at […]

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Mercedes-Benz Actros 2545LS

Driving a Mercedes Actros truck is ‘a piece of cake’

DRIVING a truck used to be a tough job, but these days, it’s a piece of cake at the wheel of a Mercedes-Benz Actros 2545LS! A chance to drive Mercedes-Benz flagship Actros 2545 LS truck during the “Big Stuff” day with Mercedes was an opportunity not to be missed, especially when it was loaded with […]

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Toyota GT86

Toyota GT86 will appeal to the enthusiast driver

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Toyota GT86 The Toyota GT86 looks fantastic and is attractively priced, but what’s it like to drive? DAVID HOOPER has been finding out. SINCE the demise of the MR2 and Celica models, the Toyota range has been lacking a proper sports car, but now, this superb Toyota GT86 sports coupe […]

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New Honda Civic records over 60mpg in road test!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Honda Civic 2.2 i-DTEC ES Achieving 60mpg is still a rarity, but from a 2.2-litre engine? DAVID HOOPER is impressed by Honda’s new Civic and its superb diesel engine. EVER since I first drove a diesel-powered Honda – and met the engineer who designed what was, at the time, a […]

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W12 badge of honour for new Bentley GT Speed

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Bentley GT Speed As Bentley launches the fastest production car it has ever built, DAVID HOOPER travels to Munich to drive the new GT Speed with its fabulous W12 engine. I hate the rain at the best of times – but when it’s truly persisting it down and you get […]

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It’s a wrap for rapid little Volvo C30 T5 Polestar

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Volvo C30 T5 Polestar Like all good presents, it’s what’s beneath the wrapping that makes Volvo’s C30 Polestar special. DAVID HOOPER gets under the skin of this very special little car. TALK about body wraps and most people would conjure up images of health farms and expensive treatments to soothe […]

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Suzuki’s Kizashi has the makings of a good seller

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Suzuki Kizashi 2.4 Suzuki’s Kizashi has the potential to do well, but wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER reckons its engine and gearbox combination will prove to be a handicap in the UK. IT seems Suzuki’s Kizashi may be destined to remain something of a rarity on the UK’s roads, which is […]

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