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Subaru Outback review

Subaru Outback

You’d be hard put to find an estate car that can comfortably cruise for hundreds of miles, tow a caravan, transport a bookcase and tackle seriously challenging terrain. The Subaru Outback is one such vehicle. It’s hard to know where to start with the Outback, which has been with us …

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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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Peugeot 3008 SUV review

Peugeot 3008 SUV

The outgoing Peugeot 3008 sold well enough, but it had a bit of an identity problem. Unsure whether it was an MPV or a crossover, it was certainly awkward looking. Fast forward to now and Peugeot is in no doubt what the new 3008 is because every reference is followed …

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Subaru sensation: seriously capable 4×4 fun

Subaru Outback

Subaru couldn’t have picked a better week to demonstrate the all-terrain skills of three of its cars – the Forester, Outback and XV. The off-road course created in the heart of Lincolnshire was challenging enough before Storm Angus battered Britain. Farm tracks were quickly transformed into foot-deep muddy ruts, streams …

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Coast to coast in a Mercedes-Benz

Coast to coast in a Mercedes-Benz

A fleet of Mercedes-Benz four-wheel drive vehicles have successfully traversed the UK, from the east coast to the west coast, without the use of any open public roads. In what is believed to be the first ever journey completed off-road, the 12 vehicles – a mixture of GLE, GLS and …

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Suzuki Vitara review

Suzuki Vitara

The all-new Suzuki Vitara may well be a late entrant in the ultra-competitive crossover sector, but it’s been worth the wait. Sitting somewhere between Nissans Juke and Qashqai in terms of size, the Vitara sets itself apart from much of the opposition right from the start. Now, consider Suzuki’s off-road …

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RIP Land Rover Defender

Last Land Rover Defender

The last Land Rover Defender has left the assembly line at Solihull – ending 68 years of continuous production. To mark the occasion Land Rover invited more than 700 current and former Solihull employees involved in the production of Series Land Rover and Defender vehicles to see and drive some …

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Jeep’s big birthday

Jeep montage

2016 promises to be a stellar year for Jeep as it celebrates a major milestone and launches an important new model. Not only will the iconic American brand mark its 75th birthday, but an as-yet unnamed, unseen compact Jeep (slotting in between the Renegade and Cherokee?) will be unveiled. Born …

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Audi Q7 review

Audi Q7

The luxury big SUV sector just got a whole lot more competitive – Audi’s back in the game with the all-new Q7. To be honest, I was always a big fan of the first generation Q7, so I wasn’t totally sure about the new model. And let’s not forget, the …

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