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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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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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Hyundai Kona review

Hyundai Kona review

The striking Hyundai Kona joins the fiercely competitive battle of the compact crossovers, but is it just a case of style over substance? What is it? Up until recently, the likes of the Nissan Juke, Peugeot 2008 and Renault Captur virtually had the small SUV sector sewn up. However, within …

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Jaguar XE 300 Sport vs Olympic speed skater

Jaguar XE 300 Sport vs Olympic speed skater

The new Jaguar XE 300 Sport has set a unique lap record at the world’s longest artificial outdoor ice circuit at Flevonice in the Netherlands. For a bit of added spice, the special edition sports saloon raced Hungarian Olympic champion speed skater Shaolin Sándor Liu around the 3km outdoor track. …

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Radical Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV revealed

Jaguar I-Pace

Jaguar has officially launched the I-Pace, the company’s first all-electric SUV, at an event in London streamed globally. Available to order now, it will be priced from £63,495 in the UK (excluding government incentives). The I-Pace gets electrifying all-wheel drive performance from twin Jaguar-designed electric motors with a combined 400PS …

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Ford Edge Vignale review

Ford Edge Vignale

Our verdict on the top-of-the-range Vignale version of the Ford Edge SUV, a car that’s meant to meet “growing consumer demand for more luxurious SUVs”. What is it? The Ford Edge is the big daddy of the Blue Oval’s three-car sports utility vehicle range – towering over the Kuga and EcoSport. …

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Volvo XC60 review

Volvo XC60

Volvo is on a roll. In the last couple of years the Swedish car maker has launched the acclaimed XC90, S90 and V90, while smaller models are in development. Add to that its headline-grabbing announcement to only sell electric or hybrid cars from 2019 and you have a brand in …

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Seat Ateca review

Seat Ateca

SEAT may have been a little late to the party when it comes to having an SUV in the range, but the good news is that it’s been worth the wait. The Ateca isn’t just a bit of rugged eye candy, it’s a very capable crossover – and it has …

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Land Rover Discovery review

Land Rover Discovery

Replacing the much-loved Land Rover Discovery 4 was never going to be an easy task. The fact that the new Disco isn’t just as good, but even better, speaks volumes for the rude health and ambition of Land Rover today. Putting the elephant in the room to one side (the …

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Suzuki Ignis review

Suzuki Ignis

You’ve got to hand it to Suzuki. Just months after the launch of the surprisingly good Baleno supermini comes another intriguing newcomer in the compact and unique shape of the Ignis. In one fell swoop, Suzuki has carved a new niche with the cute little Ignis – a mini crossover …

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