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Ford Transit Custom PHEV, it can make sense

In Car Reviews, Ford by Neil Lyndon

“Range 875 miles,” said the illuminated figures on the instrument panel of the Ford Transit Custom PHEV I can see him scratching his head in disbelief at the figure for the Transit’s range. “Almost 1000 miles!” he might exclaim. “That’s further than from your house in Scotland to Paris on a single tank.” Perfectly true; but I wouldn’t give myself …

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BMW 420i Coupé First Drive Review

In BMW, Car Reviews by Kieran Bicknell

The long-awaited new BMW 4 series Coupé has been the subject of much discussion, especially over the dramatically-revised front end design. The 4 series has long been a staple of the BMW line up. Blending dynamic handling and dashing looks with practicality and class, it is back once again for 2020. Let’s address the elephant in the room first – …

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Jeep Wrangler Sahara, a luxury SUV with ability

In Car Reviews, Jeep by Robin Roberts

Respect is earned, not awarded in the motor industry and one of the most influential vehicle brands is Jeep It’s doubtful that Land Rover would exist if it wasn’t for Jeep and after seven decades it’s still going strong. Jeep is planning several dedicated events throughout 2021 to highlight its achievements and bring it closer to fans, COVID-19 restrictions permitting. …

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Porsche Panamera Turbo S and 4S E-Hybrid Reviewed

In Car Reviews, Porsche by Maggie Barry

It has become one of the country’s most famous – or perhaps infamous – tourist sites, Barnard Castle. Rather than head towards the notorious castle, I turned towards the North Pennines a UNESCO area of outstanding natural beauty and a great place to drive these cars. The Panamera is as near as you will get to a family car with …

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Suzuki S-Cross Hybrid, a sound and sensible choice

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Suzuki by Neil Lyndon

How long does it take to make up your mind about a car? What is it that communicates and fixes such an instantaneous impression of feeling right at home in a car? Touch? Feel? Ambience? Texture? The way your bum fits into the seat? The sound the door makes when it closes? A sense of security in something soundly made? …

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Things to consider for Autumn on the road

In Shopping, Short Cuts by Jonathan Humphrey

Whether you decide to venture into the Lake District, the Forest of Dean, Snowdonia National Park, the New Forest or simply a local beauty spot (subject to local Covid-19 restrictions), it’s as well to check the following things on your car before you leave. A trip can be ruined with a breakdown somewhere remote! Pre-drive checks Add an in-car picnic, …

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The Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace, is quite satisfying

In Car Reviews, Volkswagen by Tom Scanlan

Throughout my week in the VolkswagenTiguan Allspace, I had the Lane Assist activated. So, yes, there I was, accepting this gently autonomous feature. At times, it may have been the changes in the road surface that moved the front wheels that moved the steering wheel; otherwise, it was definitely Volkswagen’s Lane Assist. Does this mean that I am no longer …