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Kia Carens 1.7 CRDi 2 Eco roadtest review

Kia Carens 1.7 CRDi 2 Eco roadtest review

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Kia Carens 1.7 CRDi 2 Eco – We drive the car which completes Kia’s design revolution but, DAVID HOOPER asks if it’s a case of form over function? THIS is the third generation of Kia’s increasingly popular Carens range and is the model the Korean manufacturer claims has completed its […]

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Nissan Juke Nismo

Nissan Juke Nismo road test + 200bhp + 2WD = ?

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Nissan Juke Nismo – A bit of a Marmite car the Nissan Juke may be – but I like it! So does its high stance and 200bhp in the Nismo version work well? DAVID HOOPER puts one to the test to find out. FOR many, the Nissan Juke is a […]

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Vauxhall Cascada 1.4 150PS (

Vauxhall Cascada 1.4i SE 140 road test review

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: The Vauxhall Cascada 1.4i SE 140 is a proper four-seat convertible which won’t break the bank. DAVID HOOPER wonders if Vauxhall is hoping it will pick up where the Saab 9-5 Convertible left off. I THINK that Vauxhall could be onto something with its discreetly stylish new Cascada – perhaps […]

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Seat Leon SC FR 2.0 TDI 150

SEAT Leon SC FR 2.0 TDI 150 PS road test review

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: The new SEAT Leon SC FR 2.0 TDI 150PS certainly looks the part, which what’s it like to drive. DAVID HOOPER has been finding out. THERE’S no doubt the new SEAT Leon looks the part with its sharp styling. Add to that its upmarket feel, high quality interior and very […]

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VW Golf Mk VII (2)

VW Golf 1.6 SE TDI road test and review: What price quality?

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: VW Golf 1.6 SE TDI: What price do you put on quality? DAVID HOOPER drives the new VW Golf 1.6 SE TDI and is reminded just how good today’s VWs are. I HAVEN’T driven anything Volkswagen for a few months, but my re-acquaintance with the brand quickly reminded me of […]

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Audi A6 3.0 BiTDI quattro SE 313PS (1)

Audi A6 3.0 BiTDI quattro SE 313PS review

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: A6 3.0 TDI quattro SE 313PS tiptronic. This discreet Audi could be the ultimate Q-Car – understated, but potent! DAVID HOOPER puts it to the test. WHEN I was a lad, I always wanted a Q-Car – a car which didn’t look anything special, but one which could out-perform just […]

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New Mazda3 range

New Mazda3 range is contender for “best in class”

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Important new Mazda3 with its clever Skyactiv technology ticks all the right boxes and DAVID HOOPER  says new model is a contender for best in class. NEW cars don’t get much more important than this new model is to Mazda. The Japanese manufacturer had to get it right, and having […]

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Ford Fiesta 1.0 EcoBoost

Ford Fiesta Titanium 1.0T EcoBoost 125 Start/Stop three-door road test

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Ford Fiesta Titanium 1.0T EcoBoost 125 Start/Stop three-door. – With a tiny engine that punches above its weight, DAVID HOOPER says the latest Fiesta is partying on. Ford Fiesta Titanium 1.0T EcoBoost 125 Start/Stop three-door review IT’S hard to believe that it’s 36 years since the Ford Fiesta first went […]

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