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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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Kia’s new cee’d takes a drive up Quality Street

REVIEW AND ROAD TEST REPORT: Kia cee’d range As the second generation of Kia’s cee’d hits our showrooms,  wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER says the new model is more than a big step forward – it’s a giant leap! NEW cars are being launched all the time, but it’s distinct rarity to be able to road […]

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More doors, but is there enough space in the back?

Audi A1 Sportback road test and review TOM SCANLAN says the Audi A1 Sportback says something about its owner… The Sportback version of Audi’s A1 has five doors, and a touch more head and shoulder room for passengers in the rear. This costs £560 more than otherwise equivalent 3-door A1s. New options include colours, with […]

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Head-turning DS4 makes its competitors look dull

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Citroen DS4 DSport Sporty and fun, DAVID HOOPER says Citroen’s DS4 range makes an attractive alternative to the hum-drum family hatchback. WITH its DS range, French carmaker Citroen has certainly found a winning formula which has reinvigorated the brand with a young, fresh image and great looking cars. It started […]

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Audi welcomes baby Q3 to its expanding range

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: AUDI Q3  Audi’s new Q3 pictured in the mists of Yorkshire. Motoring writer KEITH WARD road tests Audi’s new baby, the Q3, just in time for winter. High-flying Audi have boosted their range of models from 17 to 38 in the last 10 years, repeatedly breaking their own sales records […]

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