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The Saab 9-3

Used Saab 9-3 is a cheaper executive alternative

SAAB may no longer exist as a car manufacturer, but there is a new company called Saab Parts which rose from the ashes of the Swedish firm’s demise. There are lots of good second-hand models around and there are plenty of spares and garages that can fix them. One talented and stylish long distance cruiser […]

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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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i30 tourer

Hyundai hope to cruise to top with i30 Tourer

FOLLOWING the successful launch of its i30 model, Hyundai has revealed the pricing and specification levels for its new generation Tourer model. Since its launch in March this year, the i30 has been winning awards and the wallets in the UK and the carmaker hopes for similar success with the Tourer, which starts at £16,195 […]

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Superb estate swallows mountain bikes whole!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Skoda Superb Estate 2.0 TDI 4×4 With cavernous amounts of space, Skoda’s Superb Estate is a useful addition to any family on the go. Motoring Journalist DAVID HOOPER, editor of wheelworldreviews.co.uk, is impressed with its refined practicality. ONCE upon a time, if you wanted a bit more space than your […]

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VW Alltrack

Alltrack is a blend of estate and SUV

VOLKSWAGEN’S new Passat Alltrack has everything you could possibly need to head off cross-country and enjoy the rugged, outdoor lifestyle, claims the German giant. Blessed with the advantages of a raised ride high, the VW’s 4Motion four-wheel drive and rugged body enhancements, if you are thinking of buying one there’s no need to beat around […]

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Big Skoda is Superb by name – and nature!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Skoda Superb Estate Calling yourself Superb is some boast, but KEITH WARD says this big Skoda can justify that claim. THIS is an estate so long in the body it overhangs some parking bays, so roomy internally the rear legroom is VIP limo-class and so spacious with the rear seats […]

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Passat BlueMotion proves its eco credentials

ROAD TEST, REPORT AND REVIEW: VW Passat Estate SE BlueMotion Technology 2.0 TDI 140 PS 6spd DSG OK, Caravanners go for the 170PS version of the Passat, but who else needs all that horse power? TOM SCANLAN says: ‘no-one!’ That’s right. If the only thing you’re towing is a tailwind, 140 PS is enough. Well, […]

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Passat estate wins caravanners’ seal of approval

The VW Passat Estate proves itself to be the popular choice with caravanners. Caravan enthusiasts have voted the Volkswagen Passat Estate the Top Towcar of the Year 2011 in a poll. Readers of CaravanTimes, the UK’s largest online caravan magazine, were asked to choose between five top towcars and the Passat Estate pulled the most […]

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