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Volvo XC90 D5 AWD Power Pulse Momentum road test report and review

Volvo XC90 D5 AWD Power Pulse Momentum road test report and review

Volvo XC90 D5 AWD Power Pulse Momentum road test report and review: DAVID HOOPER drives the new Volvo XC90 – a car packed with technology and one which can drive itself… almost! IF you were asked to name a manufacturer of safe motor cars, I bet one of the first names to come to mind […]

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Jaguar XKR 5.0 V8

Jaguar XKR: One car, two extreme reactions!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Jaguar XKR Convertible 5.0 V8 With sometimes unexpected reactions from the passenger seat,  DAVID HOOPER, revels in the delights of Jaguar’s stunning XKR. RARELY has any car I’ve ever tested provoked such extreme reactions from the passenger seat. With this Jaguar XKR Convertible I got the lot – from genuine […]

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SP:01

SP:01 sparks up electric car performance

ALWAYS thought that electric cars were a bit of a joke or something akin to a Noddy car? You can go five or six miles in an hour? Think again. The 100 per cent electric car has a new champion and it comes from the land of gas-guzzling V8 engines… America. The Detroit Electric SP:01 […]

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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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Mazda 3 MPS

Unruly Mazda3 MPS is full of fun and great value

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: MAZDA3 MPS Our Mazda3 MPS road test proves this revised hot hatch is a very quick car, but it has a character all of its own. DAVID HOOPER reviews the Mazda3 MPS. THE Mazda3 MPS first went on sale in 2009, so this handsome looking hot hatch is the latest, […]

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HONDA Crosstourer

Honda Crosstourer road test is a hit with ladies!

Lifelong biker SYD TAYLOR falls in love with what he says is one of the best bikes you can buy today – the Honda Crosstourer. “Goodness! That’s a whopper isn’t it?” said the barmaid, glancing at the Crosstourer that I’d parked by the door – and half a dozen drinkers sniggered into their beer at […]

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Mercedes-Benz Unimog

Mercedes Unimogs ideal when going gets tough!

My second drive of the Mercedes “Big Stuff” day took me into even more challenging terrain, but it was no match for the amazing Mercedes-Benz Unimogs which seem to be just about unstoppable. No matter how deep the ruts (some were at least 2ft), or how deep the water, this utility vehicle tackled the lot […]

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Baby Cayman has plenty of bite, but lacks thrills

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Porsche Cayman It’s a beautiful car, but DAVID HOOPER says Porsche’s entry level Cayman has plenty of bite, but not enough thrills for the money. MEET the Cayman, the Porsche which can easily be overlooked by those more familiar with the iconic 911, or even the Boxster. With gorgeous coupe […]

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