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Tonka toys for big boys – the Barbarian does the lot

 Mitsubishi L200 Double Cab 2.5 DI-D Barbarian road test and review Like Tonka toys for grown-ups, Mitsubishi’s Barbarian is big and brash, will go anywhere and do anything. Wheelworldreviews.co.uk editor DAVID HOOPER spent a week getting to know one. PICK-UP trucks were once the exclusive steeds of tradesmen – but not any more! Today they […]

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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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BMW releases first pictures of its new 3 Series

These are the first pictures of BMW’s new 3 Series saloon. These are the first pictures of the new BMW 3 Series which goes on sale in February 2012. It’s the sixth generation of the car, is at the heart of the BMW brand and is responsible for one-fifth of the company’s worldwide sales. The […]

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Auto-Trail models get 10-year water warranty

Auto-Trail motorhomes for 2012 now come with a 10-Year Water Ingress Warranty. http://youtu.be/pd9kCdynkDc&w=510 MOTORHOME manufacturer Auto-Trail has unveiled its new range of models for 2012 – and backed them with an industry-leading 10-year warranty against water ingress. Other new developments this year include the option of automatic gearboxes across the range and a revised logo. […]

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Sporting heritage proves to be a valuable Legacy

With unmistakable good looks and bags of road presence, wheelworldreviews.co.uk editor DAVID HOOPER is impressed with Subaru’s new Legacy Tourer. The Legacy is a great looking car with more than a hint of attitude. I HAVE been a fan of the Subaru brand for as long as I can remember. Like many petrol heads, watching […]

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Proof of Porsche pudding is in the driving

Classic styling, mixed with the latest technology means Porsche’s Boxster is hard to beat. wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER explains why it is still one of his all-time favourites. The Porsche Boxster is a beautiful looking car – classically elegant. SOME say that Porsche’s designs are dated, never change much and are a throwback to the […]

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