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Mazda CX-30, a pretty reasonable compact SUV

In Car Reviews, Mazda by Neil Lyndon

If you are the kind of person who sees the Porsche Cayenne Turbo as the most complete car on earth, the one that would fulfil all your needs and make every dream come true…but… If the Porsche is a nine for performance, driving dynamics, interior luxury and swank appeal, the Mazda would be somewhere between six and seven. Obviously, these …

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The Škoda Karoq Edition, a rather sensible SUV

In Car Reviews, Skoda by Kieran Bicknell

Family SUVs can be dull, dreary things these days, but thankfully you have offerings such as the Škoda Karoq Edition. The Karoq sits smack-bang in the middle of the Škoda SUV line up, offering more space and size than the Kamiq (read our review), but below the sheer size (and with two less seats) than the large Kodiaq (read our …

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A Day Out – Alfa Romeo Style

In Car Reviews by Peter Nunn

Calling all drivers: if you’re a fan of Alfa Romeo’s stunning Giulia Quadrifoglio sports saloon (and let’s face it, there are quite a few around who are), then there’s some good news ahead. Alfa Romeo, you see, has brought in a round of changes to improve the appeal of its extraordinary super-saloon for the 2020 Model Year.  That’s to say …

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Škoda Kodiaq SE L, what’s not to like?

In Car Reviews, Skoda by Kieran Bicknell

I have to admit that I have positively no need whatsoever for a seven-seat vehicle in my life, but after spending a week with the Škoda Kodiaq SE L, I’m wondering if there is anyway I can justify it. Having had a run of very good-looking but somewhat rough-riding cars with large alloys and low- profile tires, I was relieved …

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Kia Niro 1.6 HEV, a step in the right direction

In Car Reviews, Kia by Kieran Bicknell

The Kia Niro family of cars is Kia’s first exclusively ‘electrified’ range, offering both hybrid, PHEV and EV propulsion systems. Designed to slot between the well-loved Ceed and excellent Sportage within the Kia range, the Niro HEV represents the South Korean manufacturers first foray into the world of dedicated hybrid cars, being built upon an all-new platform that was designed …

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The AUDI A1 Sportback, a Class Act

In Audi, Car Reviews by Tom Scanlan

The Audi A1 Sportback, here is a car that covers all the angles – literally: inside and out, especially inside, there’s hardly a soft curve; it’s a study in angular shapes. Of course, with Audi and all so-called ‘premium’ marques, you can expect, and you get, top-quality performance, at a price…twas always thus, wasn’t it? Not that ‘lesser’ makes aren’t …