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Leon

Leon adds touch of Spanish flair to estate market

SEAT claims its new Leon is cheaper and meaner than its rivals. But is it built down to a price? Motoring writer Keith Ward finds out. SEAT have sold a total 600,000 vehicles in the UK after a hesitant start nearly 30 years ago, in a build-up peaking here last year at more than 45,000, all […]

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Octavia estate

Octavia estate gives you more for less

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Skoda has long made the estate car one of its major features. Motoring writer Keith Ward takes a look at the Octavia Estate. ESTATES loom large in the sizeable Skoda Octavia range, accounting for more than half the 46 versions and around one third of this model’s sales. Like the […]

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Jazz

Jazz up your life with Honda’s compact offering

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: All too often style wins over substance. However, motoring writer Keith Ward warms to a car which reminds us there’s more to life than looks… STYLISTS will enthuse at length about the curves and subtle creasing of a car’s body panels, or its sexy headlights. It needs the Honda Jazz, […]

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EcoBoost

EcoBoost choice for 1 in 5 Ford buyers

IT’S not only the motoring judges and writers who have taken to Ford’s EcoBoost engine. Winning awards is one thing, but the real success of any power plant is how many buyers choose to specify it when they sign up for a new car. So, after an unprecedented third successive International Engine of the Year […]

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three-wheelers

Three is the magic number… for some

There are plenty of devotees to two and four-wheeled vehicles, but for some the allure of three wheels is just two strong. And now they have a book just to themselves!

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Ford Fiesta 1.0 EcoBoost

Ford Fiesta Titanium 1.0T EcoBoost 125 Start/Stop three-door road test

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Ford Fiesta Titanium 1.0T EcoBoost 125 Start/Stop three-door. – With a tiny engine that punches above its weight, DAVID HOOPER says the latest Fiesta is partying on. Ford Fiesta Titanium 1.0T EcoBoost 125 Start/Stop three-door review IT’S hard to believe that it’s 36 years since the Ford Fiesta first went […]

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EcoBoost

EcoBoost variant cuts emissions even lower in Focus

FORD clearly has its eyes on even more awards for its EcoBoost engine range, as it announces a new ultra-efficient variant. The specially calibrated 1.0-litre power plant will be offered in the Focus and is the first petrol-engined family car in Europe to dip below the 100g/km CO2 emissions level — even if it is […]

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Turismo car

Turismo has stacks and stacks of space

IT’S big, spacious and it’s over here! The new SsangYong Turismo that is. The company says it has virtually no competition as being more than five metres in length and with a three-metre wheelbase the car is bigger than normal-sized MPVs  in the mould of Ford’s Galaxy, Renault’s Grand Scenic or Seat’s Alhambra. And neither […]

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