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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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Audi’s new A6 Avant is a very classy contender

More refined and better looking, with cleaner, more powerful engines, editor DAVID HOOPER roadtests Audi’s new A6 Avant range. Audi’s smart new A6 Avant offers more interior space than its predecessor. AUDI’S new A6 Avant is in the showrooms now and is expected to attract yet more customers to the prestige German manufacturer which seems […]

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Audi A7 is a brilliant long-distance cruiser

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: AUDI A7 SPORTBACK Ideal for a cross-Europe holiday jaunt or business trip, DAVID HOOPER, editor of wheelworldreviews.co.uk, puts Audi’s sleek new A7 Sportback to the test. Anyone for tennis? The A7 stands out from the crowd at the tennis club, the golf club, the health club . . . THIS […]

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Seeing red over green driving arrow ‘naggers’

Driven to distraction by nagging gear-change arrows, Motoring Journalist KEITH WARD says the SEAT Leon Ecomotive is one of several cars which may drive you to less economical habits. SEAT’s Leon Ecomotive SE – it may be green, but could make a driver see red! WE are all as drivers, regardless of gender, subject to […]

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