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Audi A6 3.0 BiTDI quattro SE 313PS (1)

Audi A6 3.0 BiTDI quattro SE 313PS review

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: A6 3.0 TDI quattro SE 313PS tiptronic. This discreet Audi could be the ultimate Q-Car – understated, but potent! DAVID HOOPER puts it to the test. WHEN I was a lad, I always wanted a Q-Car – a car which didn’t look anything special, but one which could out-perform just […]

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New Mazda3 range

New Mazda3 range is contender for “best in class”

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Important new Mazda3 with its clever Skyactiv technology ticks all the right boxes and DAVID HOOPER  says new model is a contender for best in class. NEW cars don’t get much more important than this new model is to Mazda. The Japanese manufacturer had to get it right, and having […]

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Ford Fiesta 1.0 EcoBoost

Ford Fiesta Titanium 1.0T EcoBoost 125 Start/Stop three-door road test

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Ford Fiesta Titanium 1.0T EcoBoost 125 Start/Stop three-door. – With a tiny engine that punches above its weight, DAVID HOOPER says the latest Fiesta is partying on. Ford Fiesta Titanium 1.0T EcoBoost 125 Start/Stop three-door review IT’S hard to believe that it’s 36 years since the Ford Fiesta first went […]

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ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Renault Clio Dynamique MediaNav dCi 90 S&S ECO -

Renault Clio Dynamique MediaNav dCi 90 S&S ECO road test review

With its aversion to filling stations, DAVID HOOPER says the new Renault Clio will be a pleasure to own. Renault Clio Dynamique MediaNav dCi 90 Stop and Start ECO review FEW would argue that when it comes to car design, French carmaker Renault is up there with the best of them. Your eye only needs […]

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Peugeot RCZ

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Peugeot RCZ GT THP 200

First launched in 2009, the Peugeot RCZ has had a mid-life facelift – and looks all the better for it. DAVID HOOPER stretches the legs of one of the latest models from the Lion brand. Peugeot RCZ GT THP 200 PEUGEOT’S RCZ Sports Coupe has to be one of the most striking cars on the […]

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Toyota RAV4 2.2D4D Icon road test report and review

Toyota Rav4 Icon 2.2 L road test report and review: Still an Icon?

Toyota Rav4 Icon 2.2 road test report and review – The Toyota Rav4 Icon 2.2 is an all-new car – but it has lost its compactness! DAVID HOOPER has a look at the latest range. THINK of the Toyota RAV4 and I think of a compact 4×4. Some friends of mine once owned one, and […]

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Suzuki Grand Vitara 3-door 2.4 SZ4 road test and review

Suzuki Grand Vitara 3-door 2.4 SZ4 road test and review

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Suzuki Grand Vitara 3-door 2.4 SZ4 – With a more refined engine, the latest Grand Vitara is a better car than its predecessors, but do customers still want a 2.4-litre petrol engine? DAVID HOOPER puts the three-door version to the test. THE Suzuki Grand Vitara is one of those cars […]

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Jaguar XF Sportbrake road test and review (3)

Jaguar XF Sportbrake 2.2 diesel 163PS Luxury road test review

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Jaguar XF Sportbrake 2.2 diesel 163PS Luxury: The lap of luxury now comes with more room – DAVID HOOPER reviews the estate version of Jaguar’s popular XF range. THE much-anticipated estate, or Sportbrake, version of Jaguar’s XF finally went on sale this year and what a stunning looking car it […]

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