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Mini Cooper S 5 door road test report review (17)

Mini Cooper S 5 door road test report and review

THE thoroughly modern Millie is another of those cars which came into being as a fairly honest remake of a much-loved classic, but has gone on to morph into an entirely new brand. Under BMW ownership, The new Mini has been an unprecedented success, selling millions of examples all over the world.

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Porsche Macan S Diesel roadtest review

Porsche Macan S Diesel road test report and review

Mention Porsche and most people will think of the 911, Boxster, or even Cayman – few will think family runabout – but this gorgeous new Macan S is just that – and it really is surprising just how much “stuff” you can get in the back!

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The new Jaguar XE (4)

New Jaguar XE set to pounce on fleet market

SIR William Lyons famously declared that all Jaguars have to look fast even when they are standing still – and Jaguar believe their new XE sports saloon which goes on sale in 2015 will live up to the edict of the company’s founder.

The keenly anticipated new model is expected to be a big hit in the company car sector – BMW should be concerned about its 3 Series sales, as should Audi with its A4, I fancy. I’m in no doubt customers will welcome something different in the market-place

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Fabia

Prices unveiled for new Skoda Fabia

PRICING and equipment levels for Skoda’s all-new Fabia have been revealed. And, just as the original Fabia did 14 years ago, this third generation model is set to redefine sector expectations for quality, efficiency and equipment. The 18-model Fabia range arrives in the UK in January and is offered in three trim levels: S, SE […]

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Skoda Rapid Spaceback SE 1.6 TDI 90PS DSG review, road test

Skoda Rapid Spaceback SE 1.6 TDI 90PS DSG road test review

SOME say Space is the final frontier, but for Skoda – well, it’s just another day in the office!
This week’s test car is the estate version of the Skoda Rapid, and as well as lots of space and practical storage solutions, it is available with a host of optional extras to complement an active lifestyle.
Glance through the brochure and you are really spoilt for choice, with various storage nets, roof bars, bags, bumper protectors, rubber mats, and even a large protective rear seat cover to stop Fido getting hair all over your nice smart seats!

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Ford Focus 1ltr EcoBoost

Road test: Ford Focus Zetec S 1.0T EcoBoost

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Ford Focus Zetec S 1.0T EcoBoost A three-cylinder, 1.0-litre engine in a Ford Focus? Really? A slightly sceptical DAVID HOOPER finds out if the new EcoBoost engines live up to all the hype. Is less really more? RAISED eyebrows and sceptical comments are perfectly normal and completely understandable when discussing […]

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Rapide

Aston Martin hydrogen hybrid Rapide world first

  Aston Martin’s Rapide S hydrogen hybrid will set a world first. BRITISH sports car builder Aston Martin will be celebrating another world first in this, its centenary, year, with its Rapide S hybrid. The company is ripping up the record books at the 41st ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nürburgring next month as the famous […]

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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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