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Ford Focus ST v Astra GTC VXR road test

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: GROUP TEST Ford Focus ST versus Vauxhall Astra GTC VXR As Ford and Vauxhall launch their latest hot hatches, wheelworld reviews editor DAVID HOOPER reviews both models after driving the two cars back-to-back and reports on how the two manufacturers are taking quite different directions with the Focus ST and […]

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Suzuki’s Kizashi has the makings of a good seller

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Suzuki Kizashi 2.4 Suzuki’s Kizashi has the potential to do well, but wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER reckons its engine and gearbox combination will prove to be a handicap in the UK. IT seems Suzuki’s Kizashi may be destined to remain something of a rarity on the UK’s roads, which is […]

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Impreza is more discreet, but still as fast as ever

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Subaru Impreza 2.5 WRX STi Type UK More mature, but just as potent, DAVID HOOPER reaquaints himself with an old friend – Subaru’s stunning Impreza WRX STi. SETTLING into this week’s test car was like becoming re-acquainted with an old friend I haven’t seen for a while. They’ve grown up […]

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