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Land Rover Discovery Sport snow tunnel challenge

Dog power vs horsepower in the Discovery Sport snow tunnel challenge

It’s dog power vs horse power as Land Rover’s bestselling Discovery Sport takes on a dog sled team in a unique race at Vesileppis Ski Tunnel, Finland. This year’s warm summer has left much of northern Europe without snow, so Land Rover took a team of husky dogs in need …

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Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic review

Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic

It’s remarkable to think that Land Rover launched the iconic Range Rover nearly 50 years ago. There’s some debate over the origins of the high end SUV. Jeep claims the Wagoneer – produced between 1963-91 – was the first. Land Rover says the 1970 Range Rover “originally defined the luxury …

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Hyundai offers glimpse of a hydrogen future

Hyundai Motor's Next-Gen Fuel Cell SUV

Hyundai has given a sneak preview of its next generation fuel cell vehicle, well ahead of the hydrogen-powered SUV’s official launch in early 2018. The near-production-ready version of the yet-to-be-named model was exhibited at a special preview event held in Seoul. FCEVs (Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles) are zero-emission vehicles, emitting …

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Mazda CX-5 review

Mazda CX-5 review

Creating an SUV that handles like a hatchback without making uncomfortable comprises is a feat few manufacturers have achieved. Blessed with good looks, practicality and dynamic driving characteristics, the new Mazda CX-5 is one such car. Priced from £23,695 – £33,195, it’s up against formidable rivals in its sector, including …

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Renault Koleos review

Renault Koleos review (

The Renault Koleos is the newest entrant in the fiercely fought mid-to-large SUV segment that includes the Mazda CX-5, Nissan X-Trail, Kia Sorento and Skoda Kodiaq. Completing Renault’s crossover range, which also includes the Captur and Kadjar, the Koleos is in effect the French giant’s flagship car. As such, it’s …

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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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Skoda Kodiaq review

Skoda Kodiaq

Skoda has steadily built up a reputation for creating spacious, reliable, well-built, value-for-money cars. It’s no surprise then that the company is now turning its attention to SUVs – the fastest-growing sector today – and applying its USP. If you don’t count the quirky Yeti, the Kodiaq is Skoda’s first …

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New Jaguar E-Pace leaps into record books

New Jaguar E-Pace

Jaguar has unveiled its second SUV, the compact E-Pace, breaking a world ‘barrel roll’ record in the process at the world premiere. Driven by stunt driver Terry Grant, the car completed a a 15.3 metre-long jump complete with a 270-degree corkscrew, emulating the iconic feat seen in the Bond film, …

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Extreme weather testing for new Jaguar E-Pace

Jaguar E-Pace extreme testing in Arjeplog

The E-Pace – Jaguar’s new “compact” SUV – has been undergoing final tests in the world’s most demanding environments ahead of its global premiere on July 13. Slotting in below the F-Pace, the fastest-selling Jaguar ever, engineers are “ensuring it is not only a driver’s car but a dynamic and …

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Lions tackle the Land Rover Discovery Down Under

British and Irish Lions - Rory Best, Rhys Webb and Jonathan Joseph

British and Irish Lions players Rory Best, Rhys Webb and Jonathan Joseph enjoyed some down time by putting the new Land Rover Discovery to the test in New Zealand. The tough terrain outside Rotorua allowed the rugby stars to deepen their understanding of the country. It’s the seventh time Land …

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