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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 316 4x4 Crew Cab

Mercedes Sprinter 4×4 gets you to where work is

EVERYBODY knows that Mercedes-Benz builds rather nice cars. Some will know that they also make vans – but how many people will know that the German manufacturer makes four-wheel-drive vans and some of the best trucks you can buy? A driving day in Yorkshire gave me the chance to try out some of the “Big […]

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Skoda Rapid road tests as historic name returns

NEW SKODA RAPID ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW Squeezing into the Skoda range is this new Rapid model. DAVID HOOPER explains why, and drives two versions of the new car. The new Skoda Rapid, the seventh model line in the Czech company’s expanding range, revives another name from the past – and there was a […]

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New Suzuki Jimny, but can you spot the differences?

IT’S a case of spot the difference as the latest version of Suzuki’s Jimny hits the showrooms this week. The basic shape of the little SUV remains the same but if you look hard enough you’ll be able to spot a new front bumper and grille design, a redesigned bonnet incorporating a central air intake […]

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Mini Countryman upgrades across the range for 2013

There are several changes on the way as the popular MINI Countryman range benefits from a series of upgrades for the 2013 model year. Two years on from the Countryman’s launch, the car now comes with a three-seat rear bench as standard, while a pair of individual seats will be available as a no-cost alternative. […]

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Will new Vauxhall Mokka be the creme de la creme?

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Vauxhall Mokka Aimed squarely at trendy young folk, DAVID HOOPER says the new Vauxhall Mokka will attract plenty of buyers when they wake up and smell the coffee! The strangely-named Mokka is the first of three new Vauxhall models which are set to propel the brand into new market sectors. […]

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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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Updated Mazda 3 is now much more refined

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Mazda3 TS2 1.6 Diesel Changes to the Mazda3 may be subtle, but DAVID HOOPER says the differences are clear to see! ON the face of it, the Mazda 3 isn’t the newest of models, but earlier this year it underwent a mid-life nip and tuck – but you will need […]

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VW announces prices of next generation Golf

VOLKSWAGEN has announced the prices for its new Golf range. It will cost from £16,330 on the road, which is slightly less than the outgoing model. VW has sold over 29-million Golfs, and the latest model will be lighter, safer and more efficient. The seventh generation Golf will be offered in three trim grades in […]

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