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Golf R

Golf R is VW’s most powerful production model

GO on, you know you want one! The latest hotshot Golf, that is. You can now place an order for Volkswagen’s most powerful production Golf to roll off the Wolfsburg production lines. The Golf R boasts 300PS and the first examples will be delivered to buyers next March. The car comes in three and five-door […]

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Turismo car

Turismo has stacks and stacks of space

IT’S big, spacious and it’s over here! The new SsangYong Turismo that is. The company says it has virtually no competition as being more than five metres in length and with a three-metre wheelbase the car is bigger than normal-sized MPVs  in the mould of Ford’s Galaxy, Renault’s Grand Scenic or Seat’s Alhambra. And neither […]

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XK150

Classy pair of classics go under the hammer

TWO of the best examples of classics cars are going under the hammer at Silverstone Auctions. The sale, on Saturday, July 27, will include a 1958 Jaguar XK150 S 3.4 Roadster and a recently restored 1962 Volkswagen Beetle 1200 Deluxe. When the Jaguar XK 150 ‘S’ 3.4 Roadster was produced it was the fastest production […]

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registrations

New car registrations increase in April

THERE was more good news for UK motor industry last month as new car registrations increased by 14.8 per cent, totalling  163,357 units. This was the best April performance since 2008. The figures were released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The Society notes that there was high demand for some models […]

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Volkswagen

Volkswagen musical offerings aim to beat rivals!

VOLKSWAGEN is inviting car buyers who love their music to get into the groove. The carmaking giant thinks that attracting music lovers is the key to boosting sales in the small car market. It is hoping two special editions of its award-winning up! will be in tune with drivers who have a keen ear for […]

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Golf GTi

Order book opens for latest Golf GTi

IT has long been considered an icon of the hot hatch market place, indeed it arguably created it, and pricing for latest variant of Volkwagen’s Golf GTi has been announced. Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show last month, the seventh generation of the GTi is now available to order in the UK and will cost […]

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Skoda Citigo

Skoda Citigo review: Little car returns big mpg!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Skoda Citigo Skoda Citigo review proves little car is capable of big miles. KEITH WARD reports. SKODA’s take on the VW group’s triple-badged city car vies with VW’s own up! and SEAT’s Mii versions. The Skoda Citigo comes in, as you would expect, keenly priced.  It also carries Skoda’s superior […]

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Mazda 3 MPS

Unruly Mazda3 MPS is full of fun and great value

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: MAZDA3 MPS Our Mazda3 MPS road test proves this revised hot hatch is a very quick car, but it has a character all of its own. DAVID HOOPER reviews the Mazda3 MPS. THE Mazda3 MPS first went on sale in 2009, so this handsome looking hot hatch is the latest, […]

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