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Nissan Qashqai n-tec+ 1.2 DIG-T 115PS road test report and review

Nissan Qashqai n-tec+ 1.2 DIG-T 115PS road test report and review

THE Nissan Qashqai has been around since 2007 in its various guises and while always having been a worthy presence in the mid-sized SUV market, I’ve always thought it to be a bit ordinary – it’s never really stood out.
But those comments can’t be levelled at this new model – it looks superb, really eye-catching – at least, it certainly caught my eye when I spotted the first few examples on the roads.

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Revamped Yeti — monster or mouse?

— Skoda has been making big strides in the UK market in recent years. Motoring writer Keith Ward finds out if the revamped Yeti is abominable or heartwarming. ANYONE ever spotted the abominable snowman? Plenty have seen the Yeti. Skoda have sold almost 30,000 compact SUV’s of that name in the UK and more than  250,000 […]

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Nissan reveals shape of London black cab of future

After feedback from the London Mayor’s office, Transport for London and others with a keen interest, Nissan has revealed the final shape of its new black cab. The new cab will go on sale this December.

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Nissan revamps its popular Qashqai crossover car

THE car which arguably became a pioneer, the Nissan Qashqai, has undergone a revamp. More than two million customers bought the crossover car since its launch in 2007 and helped create a new sector as rival manufacturers followed suit. The Qashqai appeals to both C-segment drivers looking for additional style, technology and excitement as well […]

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All-electric LEAF first for Motability scheme

NISSAN has announced a new first for its LEAF model, which is gaining more and more fans around the UK. The new LEAF is the first purely electric car to join the Motability Scheme, which gives all 620,000 potential users of the scheme the chance to enjoy zero emission motoring. For Motability users the UK-built […]

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New car registrations increase in April

THERE was more good news for UK motor industry last month as new car registrations increased by 14.8 per cent, totalling  163,357 units. This was the best April performance since 2008. The figures were released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The Society notes that there was high demand for some models […]

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Subaru XV

Subaru XV Crossover: An interesting alternative!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Subaru XV 2.0D SE Lux Premium 5dr With permanent four-wheel-drive and a Boxer diesel engine, DAVID HOOPER, says Subaru’s rugged XV offers an interesting alternative to the mainstream Crossover models. CROSSOVER cars are the height of fashion at the moment and although most of them look like shrunken 4x4s, under […]

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Does Citroen’s latest DS compare to the originals?

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Citroen DS4 D Sport Bringing back the iconic DS name from history has not been universally popular among enthusiasts. KEITH WARD roadtests Citroen’s latest DS4 model. IN a corner of a foreign field I know, no fewer than six examples of the fabulous original Citroen DS (1955-75) stand neglected and […]

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