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Driven: Fiat 500L 1.6 Multijet Trekking

In Car Reviews, Family, Fiat by Philip Shoulder

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Mazda2 Review

In Car Reviews, Family by Bill Dent

In many ways, the Mazda2 was a great car Supremely easy to drive, surprisingly spacious inside (used without any major problem for a 5-people on the school run, and later for transporting a large and unwieldy diorama base). The Mazda2 brings exceptional roadholding and good levels of equipment. It proved a very capable and practical means of transport. But at …

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Subaru BRZ Review Aspects of FUN

In Car Reviews, Speed, Sports Cars by Jonathan HumphreyLeave a Comment

Take a compact sized 2+2 Sports Coupe and add the following ingredients Subaru WRC Mica Blue Paintwork The lowest centre of gravity of any car A revvy flat four 2.0 litre boxer engine A set of skinny tyres on smart alloys Rear Wheel Drive and a raucous sound Car Tested SUBARU BRZ SE Lux Manual £ 26,495 on the road …

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The All New Nissan Note reviewed by Drive

In Car Reviews, Nissan by Chris Lilly

With the new All New Note, Nissan has tried to cover as many bases as possible with one single model – so the main question is has it worked? The Nissan Note falls into an unfortunate category for car buyers, the mini-MPV. These cars have a history of being extremely practical and an extremely sensible choice for many buyers, though …

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Reviewed the Stylish New MG3

In Car Reviews by Chris Lilly

When writing about a new MG, there is always a touch of sadness in the piece. One always remembers the great MG’s of yesteryear and longs for the classic British roadster to return. So while I am as guilty as anyone else, let’s get all that over with, put it out of the way and face up to the reality …

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BMW 520D Review

In Car Reviews, Style by Chris Lilly

Excellent though the 5 Series is, you do not stay at the top of the executive saloon pile by resting on your laurels – which is why BMW has refreshed it. To test the raft of changes on offer, I drove the 520d in M Sport specification – and I’m delighted I did. To start with, the M Sport pack …

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The Drive Volkswagen Golf GTI Review

In Car Reviews, Speed by Chris Lilly

Buying a VW Golf GTI is quite a confusing event these days. You can’t just walk into a dealership and order one – you must first work out what you want from it. To start with, how many doors do you want – three or five? Also, how would you like to change gear? There is both a manual and …

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First Drive 2014 Ford Tourneo Connect Game Changer

In Car Reviews, Fashion, Ford, Lifestyle by Jonathan Humphrey

Back from the First Drives of the New Ford Tourneo Connect the new addition to Ford’s popular range of vans and people carriers Heavily into launching new cars in the last 12 months, the Ford Tourneo Connect being the eighth. Sometimes cars come out that create their own niche. The ready for anything segment, live life to the full, plenty …

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Review of the MINI Paceman CooperS

In Car Reviews by Chris Lilly

Where do you start with writing a road test of the MINI Paceman? I would love that to be a rhetorical question, a device to lure you, good reader, into this review. The only problem is that I don’t really know the answer. In my defence, Mini doesn’t help me. As another spin-off from the ever popular Mini brand, the …