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Volvo’s hi-tech gadgets reassure in bad weather

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: VOLVO XC60 DRIVe SE Lux Start/Stop In appalling driving conditions, some of the latest in-car tech proved its worth. Motoring Journalist DAVID HOOPER, editor of wheelworldreviews.co.uk, explains how the latest cruise control system came into its own. MY time with this Volvo XC60 coincided with a trip across the Pennines […]

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Loaded with extras, smart Merc is two cars in one

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: MERCEDES C250 CDI SPORT With sporting good looks and loaded with extras, Motoring Journalist DAVID HOOPER, editor of wheelworldreviews.co.uk,  tries to unravel two cars rolled into one. Mercedes’ C250 Sport is a classy looking car. SOMETIMES, a car is just, well – right. From the moment you first sit behind […]

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Volvo S80 with 1.6-litre engine – but it works!

As Volvo sets course to win more business customers, editor DAVID HOOPER looks at two interesting models from its new range and suggests that it should be plain sailing for the Swedish carmaker. Volvo’s City Safety system is now fitted as standard on the S80. It is designed to reduce the severity of a low-speed […]

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Vauxhall puts finishing touches to Corsa range

With a smiley face and some bright new colours, the Corsa’s makeover is now complete. DAVID HOOPER, editor of wheelworldreviews.co.uk, has a look at the new range and tests a couple of the latest models. The Sunny Melon colour makes a welcome return to the Corsa range. VAUXHALL’S new Corsa line-up was the headline act […]

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