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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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Tonka toys for big boys – the Barbarian does the lot

 Mitsubishi L200 Double Cab 2.5 DI-D Barbarian road test and review Like Tonka toys for grown-ups, Mitsubishi’s Barbarian is big and brash, will go anywhere and do anything. Wheelworldreviews.co.uk editor DAVID HOOPER spent a week getting to know one. PICK-UP trucks were once the exclusive steeds of tradesmen – but not any more! Today they […]

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Horsing around with new Peugeot thoroughbred

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Peugeot 508 RXH It’s not every day you get the chance to horse around in a car at state-of-the-art stables owned by a millionaire footballer, but that’s exactly what happened during the launch of Peugeot’s 508 Hybrid. wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER explains what it was all about. DRIVING a car […]

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Letting the sun shine in with Fiat’s cute 500C

Fiat 500C TwinAir review and roadtest report The Fiat 500C is a great little car which has proved hugely popular with Fiat’s customers. DAVID HOOPER let’s the sun shine in as warmer weather finally arrives. Now we can actually enjoy some more summery weather, the thoughts of the fresh air freaks among us will be […]

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Head-turning DS4 makes its competitors look dull

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Citroen DS4 DSport Sporty and fun, DAVID HOOPER says Citroen’s DS4 range makes an attractive alternative to the hum-drum family hatchback. WITH its DS range, French carmaker Citroen has certainly found a winning formula which has reinvigorated the brand with a young, fresh image and great looking cars. It started […]

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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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Volt interest meter hits 2,500 potential customers

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Chevrolet Volt As Chevrolet surges onto the electric car scene, KEITH WARD has a look at its new Volt. According to Chevrolet, around 2,500 UK motorists have expressed “interest”, as distinct from placing orders, in their new electric Volt. However, with only about three dozen launch cars in the country […]

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Beautiful Giulietta boasts classic Alfa Romeo styling

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Alfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce With gorgeous, curvy styling DAVID HOOPER says the Alfa Romeo Giulietta is one of the best looking hatchbacks on sale today. THERE’S no denying that Alfa Romeo make some beautiful cars. It’s only a five-door hatchback, but the Giulietta is a real stunner. With hardly a […]

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