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Renault Grand Scenic Review

In Car Reviews, Renault by Neil Lyndon

After two weeks with a pair of new cars – first the Renault Megane Sport Tourer and then the Renault Grand Scenic
Neil Lyndon gives his verdict, Renault have got their style mojo back…READ MORE

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The limited edition DS 3 Inés De La Fressange

In Car Reviews, DS by Lisa Richardson-Humphrey

I’m feeling that French thing. A limited edition chic DS 3. Lisa Richardson-Humphrey feels a touch more elegant in the superchic DS 3 Inés del la Fressange. It jumped out at me immediately from the car crowd. In a very shallow sense perhaps it was partly because it totally complimented my new bright orange Dior nail varnish and lipstick that day but also because it was so incredibly stylish and sparkly…READ MORE

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The McLaren 570S Spider a day of rapturous pleasure

In Car Reviews, McLaren by Neil Lyndon

The spirit of Ayrton Senna hovered around us in the cabin during the recent launch in Spain of the new McLaren 570S Spider. Flooring the throttle pedal and glorying in the bellow of the 3.8-litre twin turbo V8 behind the seats as we rocketed to 200+ kph on short straights, I could see those deep brown eyes smiling approval…READ MORE

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‘Wow’ – The All New Volvo XC60

In Car Reviews, Volvo by Tim Barnes-Clay

The great Swedish brand, Volvo, never really disappoints. If a medium size SUV floats your boat – even though the All New Volvo XC60 is expensive, it’s seriously worth every penny. Everything I write is subjective, but I try and stay objective as a car reviewer. It’s an impossibility if I’m honest. But, to my eyes – and I bet to yours – the XC60 is a good-looker. It isn’t a pig in a wig that’s for sure – unlike many more bulky SUVs out there. Because Volvo has gone even further upmarket, you’re assured of a premium feeling cabin. You’ll feel safe and you’ll feel special…READ MORE

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BMW 435d xDrive M Sport Gran Coupe Reviewed

In BMW, Car Reviews by Tom Scanlan

Smooth; muscular; powerful; shiny, even. In a word: beefcake – that’s BMW’s 435d xDrive Gran Coupe. But if you want super-smooth, then it has to be the 440i at around £2000 cheaper, depending on options attached. The 3.0 diesel develops 313 PS, while the petrol 3.0 has 326 PS
However, I have always loved big diesel engines, so, poking a metaphorical stick in the government’s eye, I chose to set off in the diesel…READ MORE