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New MINI Countryman unveiled

New MINI Countryman

BMW freshens up the MINI Countryman crossover for the summer. A new version of the MINI Countryman has been unveiled at the New York International Auto Show. The Countryman – the first MINI to feature four doors, five seats and optional all-wheel-drive – has an updated exterior design, improved fuel …

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Lexus unleashes the NX

Lexus NX compact SUV

Lexus releases first official pictures of its NX “compact crossover”. The NX is the car Lexus hopes will take on the Range Rover Evoque, BMW X3 and Audi Q5 in the compact SUV sector. Due to make its official debut at the Beijing Motor Show, it’s a seriously aggressive looking …

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Mercedes unveils compact SUV

Mercedes-Benz unveils GLA compact SUV

Cheshire salt mine launch location for Mercedes’ new GLA crossover German car giant Mercedes-Benz chose a salt mine in Winsford, operated by Salt Union (the UK’s largest supplier of rock salt for use on icy roads in winter) to take the wraps off its new GLA crossover. Journalists were transported …

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Porsche Cayenne GTS: The Best Sporty 4×4 Ever?

Porsche already has a fast 4×4 in the form of the Cayenne Turbo, but thought there was still room for a new GTS – the more driver focused version without the two turbochargers, but with more thorough tuning on the 4.8-litre V8 engine. It falls short 79bhp on the Cayenne …

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Thinking of buying 4×4 this Winter?

The last couple of years have given rise to a huge debate over the merits of driving a 4×4 over winter. With the UK coming to a standstill for weeks on end during January and February, many motorists are wondering whether they should trade in their city run-around for a …

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Preparation, Preparation, Preparation.

Over the last couple of years we’ve had a taste of what winter can really do when it decides to turn nasty and, this being Britain, we were, inevitably, not really prepared for it. Fortunately, the dreadful conditions and freezing temperatures were a bit of a wake-up call and rather …

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Nissan Juke R

The Nissan Juke is a creation from Nissan that was a bit leftfield and raised a few eyebrows when it was first released.  It was a great functioning car but boasted some loud and very bold styling with plenty of accessories and additions that really put this car in a …

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Crossover To An SUV

Do you see what I did there? Pretty snappy title even if I do say so myself: but enough about me. The new recently announced Audi Q3 seems to be a direct challenge to the likes of, say, the Range Rover Evoque. These vehicles, because they offer four wheel drive, …

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Best Compact SUV

Customers looking for the combined assurance of solid road holding, ample storage space, excellent legroom and stylish modelling need to take a look at the compact SUV market.  These rugged little off-road vehicles were originally built around a truck chassis but lately there has been a shift in design to …

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Nissan Juke Orders Roll In

Pre-orders for the new Nissan Juke look set to firmly establish their latest model in the competitive crossover SUV market. The British built Juke, manufactured at the Sunderland plant has seen well over 1,200 snapped up since the order book was first opened up in June and the Japanese producer …

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