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Citroën Grand C4 SpaceTourer, a big “Yes!”

In Car Reviews, Citroen by Tom Scanlan

No doubt, André Citroën, the company’s founder, would have found the latest Grand C4 SpaceTourer able to cross a ploughed field with a comfortable aplomb… Car Reviewed: Citroën Grand C4 SpaceTourer PureTech 130 S&S EAT8 automatic Shine Having neither a ploughed field nor a top hat available, I nonetheless feel that, of all cars now on the road, the SpaceTourer …

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Nissan Juke Hybrid, what’s not to like?

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Nissan by Jonathan Humphrey

Designed and built in the UK, Tuned for ‘Our’ roads and Now with 20% More Power and 20% Improved Fuel Economy, the Hybrid Juke is here Car Reviewed: Nissan Juke Hybrid Premiere Edition Arriving at dealerships in July, the dynamic New Juke Hybrid is now available in two new colours, Magnetic Blue and Ceramic Grey. Both were made available at …

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Land Rover Defender 110 P400e PHEV Review

In Car Reviews, Land Rover, Plug-in Hybrid by Neil Lyndon

What a treat to spend a week with the new plug-in hybrid Land Rover Defender P400e Car Reviewed : Land Rover Defender 110 P400e X-Dynamic S The hybrid drivetrain – a two-litre four-cylinder turbo petrol engine plus electric motor and 19.2 kWh battery – is too bulky to fit in a shorter wheelbase Defender 90 so our test car, like …

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DS 4 Cross E-Tense 225, Vive la difference

In Car Reviews, DS Automobiles, Electric, Electric cars, Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid by Peter Nunn

French flair meets the premium compact segment in the stylish shape of this new DS 4 Cross E-Tense 225  Car Reviewed: DS 4 Cross Rivoli E-Tense 225 PHEV This time, let’s take a closer look at the UK spec now the model’s officially on sale, at the same time focusing on this top edition of the smart new DS 4 …

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Kia Sportage PHEV, the best of both worlds

In Car Reviews, Electric, Electric cars, Hybrid, Kia by Jonathan Humphrey

The All-New Kia Sportage already has many fans and the Sportage PHEV is now finding many more. Car tested: Kia Sportage 1.6 T-GDi ‘GT-Line S’ PHEV AWD The All-New Sportage is now available in eighteen different model variations: petrol, diesel, mild-hybrid, full-hybrid, and plug-in hybrid. You are really spoilt for choice; it’s all about which spec would fit your driving …

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Fiesta Active Vignale, live your best life

In Car Reviews, Ford by Neil Lyndon

I never imagined that Ford might produce a Fiesta that I would like more than the Active. But then, I didn’t imagine the Fiesta Active Vignale. Car Tested: Fiesta Active Vignale 1.0L EcoBoost mHEV 6-speed manual The same goes for the Vignale version, only with knobs on, so to speak. The name Vignale dates back to the days in the …

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The Genesis GV60 Premium Electric Car, just fabulous

In Car Reviews, Electric, Electric cars, Genesis by Jonathan Humphrey

The future is here now and the futuristic car we are driving is the Genesis GV60 premium electric car This GV60 is the newest and first of three fully electric cars coming from the Hyundai-owned premium Genesis brand this year. Boldly they have also claimed all cars launched after 2025 will be electric or fuel cell, making them a zero-emission …

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All-New Suzuki S-Cross Mild Hybrid reviewed

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Suzuki by Neil Lyndon

A buyer’s rule of thumb for all Suzuki cars should be this: “The bigger and more expensive they come, the more ordinary they appear to be: the smaller and cheaper they are, the more weird and wonderful”. Car model reviewed : Suzuki S-Cross 1.4 Boosterjet Mild Hybrid Ultra AllGrip At the top of Suzuki’s range, for size, cost and ordinariness …

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Honda HR-V e:HEV, simple, uncluttered and striking

In Car Reviews, Honda by Peter Nunn

Honda’s HR-V, one of the original compact SUVs, has come a long way over the past 20-something years. Car tested: Honda HR-V e:HEV Advance Now there’s a brand new Honda HR-V, the car you see here and once again, Honda has torn up the form book to produce something fascinatingly, willfully different from what’s gone before. For a start, the …

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Kia Stonic GT-Line S 48V Mild Hybrid

In Car Reviews, Kia by Neil Lyndon

Why Stonic? As a name for a car, it buzzes with unfortunate associations. Why not go the whole hedgehog and call the thing Sonic? Or Colonic? Car Tested: Kia Stonic ‘GT-Line S’ 1.0 T-GDi 48v DCT We borrowed the £23950 top-of-the-line GT-Line S version with 118 bhp three-cylinder one-litre 48v mild-hybrid power and seven-speed dual-clutch transmission (funny to think that …