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Review: AUDI A1 Sportback S-line 30 TFSI 

In Audi, Car Reviews by Tom Scanlan

AUDI — Always Understand Deutsche Ideen Car Reviewed: AUDI A1 Sportback S-line 30 TFSI  It’s a smart little car with a 1-litre, 3-cylinder engine that could growl a bit if you wanted some sporty driving or that pottered along quietly at relatively low revs…provided you changed gear (via a super 6-speed manual gearbox) to prevent that typically-3-cylinder reverberation; yes, the …

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SsangYong Musso Saracen+, load-lugger

In Car Reviews, Pick-Ups, SsangYong by Robin Roberts

The SsangYong Musso Saracen+ pick-up with increased appeal Car Reviewed: SsangYong Musso Saracen+ Pick-up While the extra 12 inches may seem like little to some, those that put their pick-up to good use will find that it makes their Musso Saracen+ the most practical and cost-effective option in its class. The handling and ride comfort have also been improved thanks to the …

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Suzuki Swift Sport Hybrid, a sensible package

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Suzuki by Tom Scanlan

‘Swift’: yes. ‘Sport’: yes. No better words than these for this most enjoyable small hatchback Car Reviewed: Suzuki Swift 1.4 Hybrid Sport Our test model was the 1.4 Boosterjet hybrid (all Suzukis have some form of hybridity). At times, for example, descending long hills, brake regeneration can be detected doing its job, as though some force is slightly slowing the …

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Salut! to the French 4×4 of the year

In 4x4, Grenadier, Ineos, Short Cuts by Jonathan Humphrey

The INEOS Grenadier has recently been named ‘4X4 of the Year’ About the Ineos Grenadier In 2017, the Chairman of INEOS, Jim Ratcliffe, saw an opportunity for a new kind of 4×4 vehicle that was stripped back, utilitarian, and reliable. He assembled a team of automotive professionals to make this vision a reality. The Grenadier is the result of their …

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GMW Ora Funky Cat, a touch of class and charisma

In Electric, Electric cars, GMW by Neil Lyndon

For what it’s actually worth, the GMW Ora Funky Cat is a staggering piece of kit Car Reviewed: GMW ORA Funky Cat Electric Car The lines appear to have been drawn from a European stewpot. There’s a hint of Fiat 500 here, a touch of Mini and a trace of Clio. It may not be exactly original, but it’s undeniably …

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Kia Picanto GT-Line S, a worth it, small car

In Car Reviews, City Car, Kia by Robin Roberts

A wise buy in today’s not so clever world Car Reviewed: KIA Picanto 1.0 T-GDi GT Line S With motoring costs soaring, many drivers are downsizing and face the dilemma of what to buy, yet do not realize how good a modern small car can be. In fact, a recent study found the typical family car today has over £32,700 …

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Is a Corvette C6 the ideal Choice for Your Next Vehicle?

In Chevrolet, Sponsored Post by Sponsored Content

The Chevrolet Corvette has gone through eight modifications, with the Corvette C6 being one of them The luxury sports car has been in production for more than a decade, and its unique and fantastic driving characteristics combine sports car dynamics with an obnoxious American muscle car attitude. This is one of the reasons your next car should be a Corvette …

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Buying a Used Car: Things to Consider

In Sponsored Post, Used Cars by Sponsored Content

Buying a used car: Consider these things before making the purchase No More Horror Stories However, you can rest assured that while these things did happen occasionally, today the used car market is a legitimate arm of the car sales business, and you are more likely to find exactly the car you were hoping for and drive it home (and …