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Auto-Trail 2015 model range includes this new Imala 620

Auto-Trail 2015 model range launches with new Imala

AUTO-TRAIL’S range of motorhomes have a smart new look this year thanks in part to Fiat’s new and thoroughly modern looking cab. Codenamed the X290, it features redesigned lights and grille and looks completely different. Gone are the bug-eyed headlights in favour of much narrower profile light units giving the entire range an updated, more modern base vehicle that’s a big improvement.

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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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Seat Altea Copa

Big value SEAT Altea Copa comes with lots of free kit

HOT on the heels of its Copa editions of the Leon hatchback, SEAT is extending the great value trim level to the Altea and Altea XL ranges. Depending on edition, SEAT Altea Copa specification gives buyers equipment worth between £1,100 and £1,500 absolutely free of charge. Two trim levels are being offered, S Copa and […]

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Skoda Rapid road tests as historic name returns

NEW SKODA RAPID ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW Squeezing into the Skoda range is this new Rapid model. DAVID HOOPER explains why, and drives two versions of the new car. The new Skoda Rapid, the seventh model line in the Czech company’s expanding range, revives another name from the past – and there was a […]

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New Suzuki Jimny, but can you spot the differences?

IT’S a case of spot the difference as the latest version of Suzuki’s Jimny hits the showrooms this week. The basic shape of the little SUV remains the same but if you look hard enough you’ll be able to spot a new front bumper and grille design, a redesigned bonnet incorporating a central air intake […]

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Peugeot 508 SW roadtest proves its family talents

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Peugeot 508 SW Allure HDi 140 Peugeot’s 508 SW proves to be the perfect travelling companion. DAVID HOOPER packs it to the gills with “stuff” and heads south. WHEN it comes to choosing the ideal transport for a family holiday, the “Allure” of a top-of-the range Peugeot 508 SW is […]

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Updated Mazda 3 is now much more refined

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Mazda3 TS2 1.6 Diesel Changes to the Mazda3 may be subtle, but DAVID HOOPER says the differences are clear to see! ON the face of it, the Mazda 3 isn’t the newest of models, but earlier this year it underwent a mid-life nip and tuck – but you will need […]

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VW announces prices of next generation Golf

VOLKSWAGEN has announced the prices for its new Golf range. It will cost from £16,330 on the road, which is slightly less than the outgoing model. VW has sold over 29-million Golfs, and the latest model will be lighter, safer and more efficient. The seventh generation Golf will be offered in three trim grades in […]

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