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Renault Captur-s another five-star NCAP award

RENAULT has been awarded the latest in a long line of five-star NCAP safety ratings. This time it is for its Captur model. The Captur is the 15th Renault to achieve the rating, which saw it score 80.5 per cent in the passive safety testing. Previous models to achieve this status are the Laguna II […]

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Alfa adds special collection to Guilietta range

AS if its Giulietta wasn’t stylish enough, Alfa Romeo has introduced a new range to its line-up. The special Collezione series features a distinctive contrast roof as standard — unique in the class — together with premium body styling, elegant interior touches, dynamic powerplants and upgraded specification. The Limited Edition Collezione range is priced from just £18,265 […]

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Forester set to cut swathes through rivals!

FANS of four-wheel-drive cars and Subaru, in particular, will soon be able to lay their hands on the latest variation of the Forester. The latest Forester goes on sale on May 1 and is the fourth-generation of the SUV. It is anticipated to quickly become the Japanese brand’s most popular model. Last year the model […]

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Volkswagen Golf scores well in Ncap tests.

New Volkswagen Golf one of 14 to top Ncap rankings

THE new Volkswagen Golf, which goes on sale in January, is one of 14 new cars to have been awarded a top five-star rating from European consumer protection outfit Euro Ncap. And it also won the award for innovations in the area of integral safety, the Golf’s lane assist and front assist features as well […]

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Mitsubishi L200 gets 5 year, 125,000-mile warranty

Mitsubishi has just given its L200 pick-up truck an industry-leading five-year or 125,000-mile warranty – the best warranty on offer anywhere in the UK for this type of vehicle. While the market for pick-up trucks has seen strong growth in the last 10 years, the L200 has remained a strong seller even in the current […]

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Zafira Tourer adds to Vauxhall’s MPV line-up

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Vauxhall Zafira Tourer Complementing, not replacing, the existing Zafira model, KEITH WARD has a look at the new Tourer from Vauxhall. HERE’S another kind of hybrid: a combination of a weekday smart repmobile for the business user and a weekend family leisure buggy.  So Vauxhall trumpet their new Zafira Tourer. […]

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Squaring up for a bunch of fives from Chevrolet

Punching above its weight – the Chevrolet Captiva. IF you’re looking for a bunch of fives this year, then give the Chevrolet range a once-over as it often punches above its weight. The latest Captiva SUV model has become the fifth Chevrolet model in two years to achieve a five-star Euro NCAP crash safety rating. […]

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Ford Active City Stop

Focus is four-ce to be reckoned with

A demonstration of Ford’s collision avoidance system. FORD has set a new record when the latest Ford Focus was given four Euro NCAP advanced safety rewards as its Driver Alert and Forward Alert  systems were honoured. The news comes a month after the company’s new Ranger became the only pickup to gain a maximum five-star […]

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