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Toyota Auris D4D road test

Toyota Auris 1.4 D4D road test: A mixed bag of fors and againsts

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Toyota Auris Icon 1.4 D4D – Our review shows latest model is a bit of mixed bag. Sharper looks on the outside, old-fashioned on the inside, but with pocket-friendly economy. DAVID HOOPER reports on a British-built favourite. THE latest Toyota Auris is undoubtedly the best of the bunch so far. […]

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BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics

BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics is better than the 3-pots!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics has a 0-62mph time of 8.1 seconds, yet sips fuel at a rate that gives the most frugal three-pots a run for their money. DAVID HOOPER  is impressed with BMW’s excellent all-rounder. THERE is a rash of two and three cylinder cars coming on the market […]

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Renaultsport and Red Bull team up

TO help celebrate its third Formula 1 Constructors’ world title, Red Bull Racing has teamed up with Renault to produce a special edition model. Acclaimed by many as the benchmark hot hatch, the Megane Renaultsport is already pretty exclusive. But now, with the introduction of the Red Bull Racing RB8 version, exclusivity has become the […]

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New Honda Civic records over 60mpg in road test!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Honda Civic 2.2 i-DTEC ES Achieving 60mpg is still a rarity, but from a 2.2-litre engine? DAVID HOOPER is impressed by Honda’s new Civic and its superb diesel engine. EVER since I first drove a diesel-powered Honda – and met the engineer who designed what was, at the time, a […]

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Tough at top, but Audi’s Allroad will get you there

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Audi A6 Allroad Yes, another fine Audi, but at a price. Motoring writer TOM SCANLAN reviews the latest model. It’s tough at the top. But, for the German prestige boys, it seems the answer is just to go flat out in the production of new models, create new niches (in […]

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i30 tourer

Hyundai hope to cruise to top with i30 Tourer

FOLLOWING the successful launch of its i30 model, Hyundai has revealed the pricing and specification levels for its new generation Tourer model. Since its launch in March this year, the i30 has been winning awards and the wallets in the UK and the carmaker hopes for similar success with the Tourer, which starts at £16,195 […]

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Skoda Citigo

Skoda Citigo is the ideal runabout for busy streets

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Skoda Citigo Built for the mean city streets, DAVID HOOPER road tests Skoda’s new Citigo through its paces on the congested roads of the UK’s second city. WITH the launch of its new urban runabout the Citigo, Skoda is jumping into a new market sector with both feet. So where […]

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Big Jag is a cool cat in the city’s busy traffic

On a freezing cold day, Jaguar’s luxurious XF proved the perfect place to catch up with a friend. Wheelworldreviews.co.uk editor DAVID HOOPER took the 2012 model on a sightseeing tour of York. IT’S always good to catch up with friends, perhaps over a cup of coffee in a trendy brasserie, maybe over lunch – or […]

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