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Will new Vauxhall Mokka be the creme de la creme?

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Vauxhall Mokka Aimed squarely at trendy young folk, DAVID HOOPER says the new Vauxhall Mokka will attract plenty of buyers when they wake up and smell the coffee! The strangely-named Mokka is the first of three new Vauxhall models which are set to propel the brand into new market sectors. […]

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Mitsubishi’s ASX provides the best of both worlds

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Mitsubishi ASX 4 Good to drive and easy to live with, DAVID HOOPER reviews a top-of-the-range Mitsubishi ASX 4. PEOPLE like SUVs – and the ASX has proved to be a popular choice for Mitsubishi customers since its launch when it filled a gaping hole in the Japanese manufacturer’s range. […]

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Budget SsangYong models prove off-road talents

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: SsangYong Korando SX and Sports As SsangYong shows off its latest new models, DAVID HOOPER puts the newcomers through their paces on a testing off-road course – and is pleasantly surprised by their abilities. You could be forgiven for thinking that if you want to buy a capable 4×4, you […]

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Range Rover ‘Evoques’ some strong reactions

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Range Rover Evoque Obviously polarising opinion, IAN LAMMING takes exception to one man’s opinion of the Range Rover Evoque. SORRY, but it’s a matter of honour. It doesn’t matter that it’s not my car; we’ve bonded. So when the man walking his dog looked the Range Rover up and down, […]

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Can Korando corral the SUV market in Britain?

THIS autumn sees the arrival in the UK of SsangYong’s Korando Sports Utility Vehicle. Previously seen around the world as a concept, the Korean carmaker showed a production-ready version at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. The Korando Sporst is aimed at drivers needing to combine a working vehicle with the benefits of four-wheel-drive with a […]

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Take a look at Honda’s latest CR-V

HONDA has released the first images of its new CR-V model aimed at European markets. The car is scheduled for an October launch in the UK. Since its 1995 introduction, the CR-V has been a big seller for the Japanese manufacturer, notching up 5,000,000 sales worldwide. The new model, the fourth generation of the CR-V, […]

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Land Rover reaches another summit with award

THE design of cars such as the Evoque pictured above has led to Land Rover being named the 2012 Car Maker Of The Year in the 2012 Motor Trader Awards. This accolade is a reflection of Land Rover’s efforts over the years to produce a bigger and better range of vehicles and its financial performance […]

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‘Shockingly affordable’ Duster reaches showrooms

DACIA has chosen the Goodwood Festival Of Speed to showcase its Duster model in the UK at the same time as the public can get to see it in the showroom. The Romanian carmaker has appointed 127 retailers to sell its cars, all of which at the present time are Renault dealerships. They hope interest […]

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