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Dacia Logan MCV road test review

Dacia Logan MCV gives rivals run for their money

DACIA call the Logan their MCV – standing for Maximum Capacity Vehicle. There’s still the whiff of old Eastern Europe austerity about that, somehow.

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New Ford Fiesta ST (1)

New Ford Fiesta ST road test: The pack leader?

First drive: New Ford Fiesta ST road test Although strictly-speaking the new Ford Fiesta ST shouldn’t exist, motoring mournalist MARTYN COLLINS says he’s glad that it does. THIS new Ford Fiesta ST technically shouldn’t exist, as I can remember being told categorically at the international launch back in 2008, that the Zetec-S was as hot […]

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Focus ST

Red hot sales for Focus ST

  FORD’S Focus ST was the best-selling hot hatch in Europe over the last three months of 2012, accounting for 44 per cent of all sales during this period. It put the ST comfortably ahead of the Volkswagen Golf GTI with 33 per cent and Renault Megane Sport with 12 per cent, according to figures […]

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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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SEAT Exeo ST SE Tech 2.0 TD

SEAT Exeo ST review proves estate’s versatility

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: SEAT Exeo ST SE Tech 2.0 TDI A last-minute change of plan proved the practical virtues of the SEAT Exeo ST during our road test. DAVID HOOPER explains why. CAR companies come up with all sorts of weird and wonderful slogans, but I have to admit, I like SEAT’s latest […]

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Roadtesting SEAT’s sporty Ibiza raises pulse rate!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: SEAT Ibiza 1.4 150 FR With potent performance in a stylish little car, DAVID HOOPER says fun comes as standard in the Ibiza FR. WHEN it comes to attractive styling, few do a better job than Spanish carmaker SEAT, and this sporty little number comes with the get-up-and-go performance to […]

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Ford Focus ST v Astra GTC VXR road test

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: GROUP TEST Ford Focus ST versus Vauxhall Astra GTC VXR As Ford and Vauxhall launch their latest hot hatches, wheelworld reviews editor DAVID HOOPER reviews both models after driving the two cars back-to-back and reports on how the two manufacturers are taking quite different directions with the Focus ST and […]

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Ford’s hot metal makes Fiesta more fun than most

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Ford Fiesta Metal Hot Metal, or a damp squid? Sporty Fiestas are usually entertaining to drive, but does this latest newcomer live up to expectations? DAVID HOOPER tests the mettle of Ford’s latest special edition. FORD Fiesta and exclusivity are two words which are not normally uttered in the same […]

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