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When sun shines, make most of it with Golf cabrio

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: VW GOLF CABRIOLET GT BlueMotion 2.0 TDI 140PS Baffled as to why convertible car owners don’t go topless when the sun shines DAVID HOOPER says Volkswagen’s Golf Cabriolet is one of the best drop-tops on sale today.I DO like happy coincidences and for once, my road test of a beautiful […]

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Crazy as Golf clocks up 450,000 miles

ALTHOUGH Volkswagen has a reputation for build quality and reliability, surely even they were surprised when they heard about Roy Dyson’s Golf. Even by the German marque’s standards of longevity, his Mk IV Golf S TDi really stands out. It has now clocked up 450,000 miles! And he didn’t even buy it new. Back in […]

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Superb estate swallows mountain bikes whole!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Skoda Superb Estate 2.0 TDI 4×4 With cavernous amounts of space, Skoda’s Superb Estate is a useful addition to any family on the go. Motoring Journalist DAVID HOOPER, editor of wheelworldreviews.co.uk, is impressed with its refined practicality. ONCE upon a time, if you wanted a bit more space than your […]

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Porsche’s Cayenne will go anywhere – in style

In confident mood, IAN LAMMING drives a mud-plugger extraordinaire – Porsche’s Cayenne diesel. MUD-PLUGGER, SUV, 4×4, doesn’t matter what you call them, we all know what this means. And you know what? I love them. They are by far my favourite form of transport. May be it’s a size-thing. Big is bold, beautiful, butch. All […]

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Stealthy look as standard for SEAT’s Leon FR

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: SEAT Leon TDI FR As difficult to spot as a stealth bomber, IAN LAMMING says Seat have made their Leon TDI FR almost invisible. BLINK and you’ll miss it; that’s stealth technology for you. Black on a black background with the light off, this particular hatchback is as difficult to […]

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Getting to grips with Audi’s Q3 line-up

AUDI Q3 ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW The Audi Q3 is a surprisingly capable towcar. The Audi Q3 range offers a huge choice of models and specifications. TOM SCANLAN has a closer look at some of the available options. The two particular versions I tried made for an interesting comparison. The first was the more […]

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Passat ideal for busy parents on economy drive

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: VW Passat BlueMotion 1.6 TDI  With sharper styling, the latest Passat has plenty of presence. Beautifully finished, and with impressive economy, wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER says VW’s latest Passat makes a compelling proposition. BELIEVE it or not, this the seventh generation of Volkswagen’s ever-popular Passat, and what an excellent car […]

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Monte Carlo’s rallying call to hot hatch enthusiasts

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: SKODA FABIA MONTE CARLO  Skoda celebrates its motorsport heritage and one of the world’s most famous rallies with its special edition Fabia Monte Carlo. wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER says it surpasses expectations. Skoda’s special edtion Fabia Monte Carlo pictured outside the oldest pub in Lincolnshire, The Kings Head at Tealby. […]

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