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Mercedes-Benz E300 BlueTEC Hybrid

REVIEW: Mercedes-Benz E300 BlueTEC Hybrid

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Mercedes-Benz E300 BlueTEC Hybrid During his Mercedes-Benz E300 BlueTEC Hybrid road test, DAVID HOOPER considers the pros and cons of owning and running a hybrid car. HYBRID cars are a bit like Marmite – you either love them or hate them. I’m generally in the latter camp because they are […]

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Lexus GS450h roadtest

Review: Lexus GS450h is a silky smooth hybrid

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Lexus GS450 Hybrid Effortless to drive and easy to live with, DAVID HOOPER, says this Lexus GS450h almost made him a convert to hybrid technology. HYBRID cars aren’t everyone’s cup of tea and certainly aren’t as “green” as the manufacturers would have you believe, but this impressive Lexus GS450h has […]

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Infinti Q50

Infiniti sports saloon set for debut in Geneva

INFINITI’S new Q50 sports saloon, which marks the start of a new generation of models from Nissan’s prestige brand, will make its debut at the Geneva Motor Show. The Q50 for Europe includes the first fruits of the co-operation agreement with alliance partner Daimler, and technical details will be revealed at the show. Making its […]

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Renault Scenic XMOD MPV

Renault Scenic to be reborn as XMOD crossover

THE end of the line has arrived for Renault’s time-honoured Scenic MPV, which has seen a whopping 4,300,000 models produced since its debut in 1996. Its replacement, called the Scenic XMOD, will herald a new, more crossover influenced, style when it hits the streets in May. Due to make its debut at next month’s Geneva […]

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Lexus takes wraps off new IS range

JAPANESE luxury carmaker Lexus has unveiled its all-new IS range. The models will see a UK launch in the summer period. Lexus took the wraps off the new models at Detroit’s North American International Motor Show. Among the offerings will be the first full hybrid IS, the IS 300h and a petrol-driven IS 250. The […]

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The Saint’s Volvo P1800 in miracle return from dead!

ONE of the stars of the hit 1960′s TV series The Saint, Volvo P1800 which was driven by Roger Moore, took centre stage at this year’s Footman James Classic Motor Show. The Saint’s Volvo P1800 was the star of the Volvo Enthusiasts’ Club stand, Roger Moore’s trusty partner in The Saint, the Volvo P1800, was […]

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To Binbrook and back on an electric Batribike

Fully charged and raring to go, DAVID HOOPER takes a battery-powered pedal cycle for a spin on the Lincolnshire Wolds. BRADLEY Wiggins may have just made history by winning the Tour de France in some style, but for most of us mere mortals, sipping champagne on the Champs Elysees will remain the stuff of dreams. […]

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