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Dacia celebrates five years in the UK

Happy Birthday Dacia! Celebrating five years in the UK

Renault’s budget brand Dacia has released a new disco inspired video, “Dacia Way I Like It!”, to mark its fifth anniversary in the UK. Since launching in 2013, Dacia has sold more than 120,000 vehicles in the UK. The UK’s most affordable SUV, the Dacia Duster, arrived in early 2013, soon to be …

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Cullinan name confirmed for first Rolls-Royce SUV

Rolls-Royce Cullinan

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced that its new “high-bodied car” will, as expected. be called Cullinan. The luxury sports utility vehicle is named after the Cullinan Diamond – the largest flawless diamond ever found. Rolls-Royce says the new arrival will be “mould-breaking” and “redefine luxury travel”, making it “effortless, everywhere”. …

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Heavens above! Range Rover Sport PHEV’s world first

Range Rover Sport PHEV Dragon Challenge

The new plug-in hybrid version of the Range Rover Sport has become the first vehicle to climb the stairs to one of China’s most famous landmarks – Heaven’s Gate. Driven by Le Mans class-winner and Panasonic Jaguar Racing reserve and test driver Ho-Pin Tung, it took a dizzying 99 turns …

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Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross review

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross review

Launching a new SUV that stands out from the crowd is no mean feat, and the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is one such car. With its sporty coupe-like profile and unusual rear, complete with split-screen spoiler, there’s no mistaking it. It’s a good car too, but I can’t help feeling that …

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DS 7 Crossback review

DS 7 Crossback review

Unless you’re Ferrari, no car manufacturer can afford not to have an SUV in its range. Enter the DS 7 Crossback – the first original model and first sports utility vehicle from DS Automobiles, the standalone premium brand hived off from Citroen in 2014. What is the DS 7 Crossback? …

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Subaru XV review

Subaru XV review

Subaru is an automotive hidden gem in the UK. As a maker of durable, remarkably capable 4x4s, with a gold-plated history in rallying, it’s surprising to find that just 2,665 examples were sold in 2017. To put that into context, Subaru shifted a record 647,956 vehicles in America last year …

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Geneva debut for luxurious new Range Rover SV Coupé

Range Rover SV Coupe

Land Rover is going back to the future with the launch of a two-door version of its flagship Range Rover. The dramatic Range Rover SV Coupé will pay homage to the original car – the world’s first full-size luxury SUV – launched in 1970 and initially only available as a …

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Living with a Kia Sportage

Living with a Kia Sportage

Kia’s going from strength to strength and much of that success is down to one SUV – the Sportage. It accounted for a whopping 39,683 of the South Korean company’s record-breaking total UK sales of 93,222 in 2017. We all know the SUV/crossover sector is booming, but the Sportage stands …

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Skoda Karoq review

Skoda Karoq review

It would be easy to dismiss the all-new Skoda Karoq as just another SUV. However, the reality is quite different. This new kid on the block more than holds its own against the formidable Nissan Qashqai and other rivals including the Kia Sportage, Peugeot 3008 and Seat Ateca, which is …

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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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