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Volvo XC40 review

Volvo XC40

Volvo’s smallest SUV made the biggest impact when it was unveiled in late 2017. Critically acclaimed, it picked up several awards including the prestigious European Car of the Year title. We were hugely impressed when we road-tested the XC40 in early 2018, but we only got to try the 188bhp …

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Land Rover Discovery Anniversary Edition announced

Land Rover Discovery

Land Rover is celebrating 30 years of the award-winning Discovery with a limited ‘Anniversary Edition’. Just 400 examples of the special SUV, priced at £59,995, will be available exclusively to UK customers in Santorini Black, Corris Grey Loire Blue or Indus Silver. The Anniversary Edition Discovery will feature a host …

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Porsche Cayenne review

Porsche Cayenne

Time flies and the Porsche Cayenne is now into its third generation. Some 800,000 have been sold since the big SUV was launched in 2002 and it’s now Porsche’s second biggest-seller after its little brother – the sublime Macan. So what’s new about the latest Cayenne? And can it still …

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BMW X5 review

BMW X5

It’s 20 years since the BMW X5 first arrived on the scene. It’s fair to say that it shook up the big SUV sector, then dominated by the Range Rover, Land Rover Discovery and Mercedes-Benz M-Class, with its blend of premium quality and driving dynamics. With more than 2.2 million …

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Suzuki Jimny review

Suzuki Jimny

When a car becomes a legend in its own lifetime, it’s an anxious time for fans when the replacement comes along. Will it lose its magic? The Suzuki Jimny has been with us since 1970 and two decades have passed since the outgoing third-generation model made its debut in 1998. …

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SsangYong’s unbeatable seven-year/150,000-mile warranty

SsangYong Rexton

SsangYong has introduced the longest warranty available in the new car market – seven years and/or 150,000 miles, across its six-model range. The long warranty beats other generous deals from its South Korean compatriots – Kia (seven-year/100,000-miles) and Hyundai (five-year/unlimited mileage). “We want our customers to feel that by choosing …

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

The pioneering Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is the golden goose that keeps on giving for the Japanese brand. When it was originally launched in 2014 it was perfectly timed to benefit from the boom in SUVs, the switch to greener cars and the incentives offered for plug-in hybrids, including exemption from …

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New SsangYong Rexton for top rider Pippa

Pippa Funnell SsangYong Rexton

British Olympic medallist Pippa Funnell MBE has taken delivery of a new SsangYong Rexton Ultimate. Pippa, who’s a brand ambassador for SsangYong (Korea’s oldest 4×4 and SUV specialist producer), represents the company at all the major equestrian events she attends. “I am really excited about driving the new Rexton and …

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Jeep Compass review

Jeep Compass

We get to grips with the newest member of the Jeep family – the mid-sized Compass SUV… What is it? The all-new Jeep Compass has the unenviable task of taking on everything from the Nissan Qashqai, Skoda Karoq, Kia Sportage and Seat Ateca to the Volkswagen Tiguan, Peugeot 3008 and …

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