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Subaru Levorg 1.6 GT Lineartronic road test report and review: Pictures by Alistair J Hooper Photography

Subaru Levorg 1.6 GT Lineartronic road test report and review

Subaru Levorg 1.6 GT Lineartronic road test report and review: A great looking car, and one of the most competent all-rounders we’ve driven for some time. DAVID HOOPER enjoys a few days with the Subaru Levorg 1.6 GT Lineartronic IT may not be one of the biggest sellers in the UK, but Subaru has been […]

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Fiat 124 Spider 1.4 MultiAir Turbo 140hp road test report and review

Fiat 124 Spider 1.4 MultiAir Turbo 140hp road test report and review

MODERN slants on retro cars have proved quite popular in recent years, Fiat’s incredibly successful 500 being a prime example, so you can’t be too surprised that its new sports car also harks back to the brand’s heritage.

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Astra Sports Tourer SRI 1.6i 200PS Turbo road test report and review

Astra Sports Tourer SRI 1.6i 200PS Turbo road test report and review

Astra Sports Tourer SRI 1.6i 200PS Turbo road test report and review: DAVID HOOPER drives the latest version of great British favourite. THIS great British favourite since it first went on sale in 1979, the Vauxhall Astra has been deluged with accolades from the motoring press since this latest model went on sale, including the prestigious […]

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Vauxhall Astra Elite Nav 1.4i 150PS Turbo road test report review:

Vauxhall Astra Elite Nav 1.4i 150PS Turbo road test report review

This new model takes a big leap forward but is it good enough to depose the Ford Focus from the top of the pile? DAVID HOOPER has been finding out. WHO would’ve ever have thought that the humble Vauxhall Astra would be capable of turning heads. That statement alone would have been enough to raise […]

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Honda Civic 2.0 VTEC Turbo Type R road test report and review

Honda Civic 2.0 VTEC Turbo Type R road test report and review

THIS new Honda Civic Type R looks absolutely stunning and is prodigiously fast, in fact it is one of the most complete cars I’ve ever driven. You don’t need much imagination to realise just how quick this new Honda Civic Type R is when you glance at its performance figures. It “only” has a 2.0-litre engine, but that utilises Honda’s VTEC technology and now comes with a turbocharger just to spice things up a bit.

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Vauxhall Mokka Tech Line 1.4 turbo 140PS Start/Stop 4x4 road test report and review

Vauxhall Mokka Tech Line 1.4 turbo 140PS Start/Stop 4×4 road test report and review

THE Vauxhall Mokka is a smart looking mini-SUV and has become a common site on our roads thanks to its good value offering. It’s popular with a cross-section of buyers, from those young trendy people with an outdoor lifestyle who appreciate the built-in cycle carrier cleverly concealed in the rear bumper, which my test car should have featured, but didn’t thanks to Vauxhall sending me the wrong car, to those of a certain age who find the raised ride height much easier to cope with when getting in and out of the car.

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VW Golf Estate SE 1.6 TDI BlueMotion road test report and review

VW Golf Estate SE 1.6 TDI BlueMotion road test report and review

THIS estate version of the latest Mk VII Golf, handy for Christmas shopping, is longer, wider and lower than its predecessor and its changed profile gives it a slightly sportier look while its practical virtues remain.

The boot, expandable to 1,620 litres, is 125 litres bigger than before and larger than average for a class which includes the Focus and Astra. The variable floor can be set at two levels above a basement – itself giving extra storage around the skinny spare wheel as well as a space for the canvas luggage cover when it’s not in use.

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Nicola Adams becomes ambassador for Hyundai

THE gloves are off for Hyundai and Nicola Adams MBE. But don’t get excited, they’re not coming to fisticuffs. British boxer Nicola, an Olympic gold medallist, has become a brand ambassador for the Korean company. Nicola picked up the first Olympic women’s boxing gold medal at the London 2012 games and will support Hyundai’s CSR […]

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