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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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Seat Arona review

Seat Arona review

The compact crossover sector has increased four-fold since 2015 and the latest example to hit the showrooms is the all-new Seat Arona. Sitting below the acclaimed Ateca SUV in the range, the Arona will do battle with the likes of the recently-launched Kia Stonic, Hyundai Kona, VW T-Roc and Citroen …

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Volkswagen T-Roc review

Volkswagen T-Roc review

The good looking T-Roc is VW’s intriguing newcomer in the hugely competitive compact SUV sector. Slotting in below the Tiguan and above the upcoming T-Cross, in terms of size it sits somewhere between the two Nissans that arguably started the small crossover craze – the Juke and Qashqai. Looking not …

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Nissan Juke’s “blindfolded” J-turn record

Nissan Juke uses onboard cameras to set world-first blind J-turn record

A Nissan Juke has set the world’s first ‘blind’ J-turn record with the driver using only the car’s Intelligent Around View Monitor (AVM) on-board camera technology for guidance. Stuntman Paul Swift spun the car 180 degrees with all the windows blacked out, using only the Juke’s four exterior cameras to …

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Honda HR-V review

Honda has at last filled a gaping hole in its range with the new HR-V compact crossover. In the late ’90s, Honda (arguably) launched the sector with the funky and original HR-V. However, since 2006 it’s been without a contender. Honda may be late to the new party, but now …

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Infiniti QX30 concept revealed

Infiniti QX30 concep

Wraps off another cracking concept from Infiniti – this time it’s the QX30 crossover and it will be officially unveiled on March 3 at the 2015 Geneva International Motor Show. The QX30 combines “the sleek lines of a coupe with the distinguishing features and higher stance of a crossover”. When …

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