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Audi aims for No1 spot with compact model

The Audi A1 is virtually in a class of its own. He thought long and hard, but Frederic Manby could not think of a rival for Audi’s A1. IF you discount Volkswagen’s Polo and other cheaper small cars from the mass producers, then Audi’s only real rivals for its A1 supermini are the Mercedes-Benz A-Class […]

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What Car? readers honour Skoda

Skoda models have proven popular with What Car? readers. OVER 30,000 What Car? readers — all with real-world experience of living with their cars — voted Skoda the Best Manufacturer of 2010. Skoda’s multi-award winning range of cars also scored well in their individual categories, with the Octavia placed first in the Small Family car group, while […]

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Mitsubishi i-MiEV

Mitsubishi’s miserly motor

Mitsubishi’s electric model should cost peanuts to run. MITSUBISHI’S new i-MiEV electric car will cost £33,699 when it arrives here next January. That’s a hefty price tag for a supermini-sized four-seater hatchback, even if running one costs just peanuts. The recently-announced UK Government incentive will knock a sizeable £5,000 off the Japanese car’s price, but […]

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Smart’s piece of urban chic

Smart’s fortwo edition urbanstyle adds more than a little chic to the city streets. THE smart fortwo edition urbanstyle adds a whole new dimension to the iconic model’s reputation for being ‘big in the city’. Based on the 2010 passion model, the aggressively-styled edition urbanstyle will be limited to a UK production run of 230 coupé […]

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